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Intern will learn how a non-profit raises money from different funders and the different approach to each (institutional funders versus individuals). In addition, the intern will learn the format for a grant proposal for institutional funders (foundations, corporations, and governmental agencies), how to conduct prospect research on potential funders, and the complete process of cultivating donors from research to initial approach to applying to processing grants and submitting reports. The ideal candidate is an organized self-starter with office experience; fluent in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; and interested in non-profit arts fundraising.
TCG internships are offered year-round and are generally held in the fall, spring, and summer semesters. There is no housing or stipend available, but TCG makes sure to provide other worthwhile benefits and perks. Some of these include: the unique experience of interacting with the national theatre community, networking opportunities at our field-wide convenings, practical experience in a variety of professional disciplines, free copies of American Theatre magazine, free books and plays, and discount ticket offers.
Duration: 3 months (May-August)
This is an unpaid position.
More information can be found here.