Senior Community Development Specialist I

Recruitment #TEX-9774-110266


Nonprofit Resource Development Specialist - Dream Keeper Initiative

Position Description
In February of 2021, Mayor London N. Breed and Board of Supervisors President Shamann Walton announced the City’s plan for reinvesting $120 million in San Francisco’s African-American community over the next two years, with the creation of a new, citywide initiative: “The Dream Keeper Initiative.” This funding follows an extensive community and stakeholder engagement process and is part of Mayor Breed’s roadmap for reforming public safety and addressing structural inequities in San Francisco.

The Dream Keeper Nonprofit Resource Development Specialist is a new position to support the startup, growth, right-sizing and fund development capacities of nonprofits, prioritizing those led and managed by, and substantially serving Black, Indigenous, people of color and marginalized communities in San Francisco. The Specialist will have a background assisting communities of color, experience developing solutions that address institutional and structural bias, and in-depth knowledge of San Francisco neighborhood identities and community needs. Experience working with and in nonprofit organizations and knowledge of promising technical assistance and training practices is preferred.

This position will connect community-based groups and organizations to Dream Keeper resources and City services including the Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative, support Dream Keeper Initiative programs and partners, and coordinate with other Dream Keeper positions across divisions and agencies. The Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative deploys financial assistance, professional services, assessment tools and other resources to help stabilize nonprofits and overcome barriers to growth. Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative programs support organizations with capacity and capital needs including but not limited to: leadership transition, real estate assistance, strategic restructuring, capacity assessment, volunteer management, grant writing and fund development.

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