Civic Builders

Civic Builders is the nation’s leading nonprofit charter school lender and developer, bringing high-quality educational opportunities to under-resourced communities through the development of public charter schools. Since 2002, the organization has supported the growth of 70 schools that educate more than 35,000 students annually.


Civic Builders partners with philanthropists and capital providers to design and manage affordable, new financing and development solutions for high-quality schools. By addressing the full spectrum of facilities and financing challenges public charter schools face, partner school leaders can focus on the important work of educating students. As a nonprofit organization with two decades of experience providing affordable and sustainable real estate and lending solutions to high-performing public charter schools, Civic Builders’ portfolio represents $1.1 billion invested into economically distressed communities to ensure all students have access to safe, positive, and student-centered learning environments.

Aug 25, 2022  
$95,000 - $105,000 yearly
About the Position: Civic Builders seeks a Development Manager to steward the growth of its supporter and funder network in order to fulfill its nonprofit mission of removing real estate as a barrier to an excellent education. Working directly with Civic Builders’ Director of Strategy, this individual will support the design and implementation of a comprehensive external relations strategy and multi-year fundraising strategy. This work will establish a strong pipeline of partners, including both institutional and individual donors. Candidates interested in this role should demonstrate the following competencies and have the ability to fulfill the described responsibilities: ●    Develop a keen understanding of Civic Builders’ work and mission in order to identify and research potential prospective funders and funding opportunities in order to match opportunities with Civic’s work and funding needs. ●    Design various fundraising campaigns throughout the year, and collaborate...
Civic Builders 180 Varick Street, New York, NY, USA Full-Time