Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) - Grants and Community Relations Internship

Company Description 

The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) is a public charity serving Guilford, Alamance, Randolph and Rockingham Counties in North Carolina.  Under the direction of a volunteer board of community leaders the Foundation receives charitable funds from donors, invests those funds, distributes funds to charitable causes and provides services and grants to nonprofit agencies and the community.

Intern Responsibilities

The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Grants & Community Relations intern will work with key staff to gather project-specific information and research, develop project infographics, and coordinate project activities on a variety of strategic focus areas, including:
CFGG Grant making Programs
Community Indicators
Foundation Scholarships; and
Affordable Housing.
In addition, the internship will also include opportunities to collaborate with CFGG staff and volunteers on projects with elements of marketing/communications, financial management, development/fundraising, and community relations/grant making.

As the Foundation is currently developing a new strategic plan, the coming summer will be an exciting time of transition at The Community Foundation!

Pay Rate


20-30 hours/week



Start Date

May 21, 2018
End Date

July 30, 2018 (must complete all Fellows programming throughout the first week of August 2018).

Start / End date flexible?

Please note: all Fellows will attend the Leonard Kaplan Leadership Institute at the Center for Creative Leadership on either June 11 & 12, 2018 or June 18 & 19, 2018. If hired as an intern through the Fellows Program, you will attend one of the sessions in June.

Our organization is interested in hiring:

Undergraduate students

Students seeking a master's degree

 Students seeking a doctoral degree
Work Authorization: Our organization will consider hiring interns with the following work authorization:

U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
International student legally authorized to work on a F1 Visa
International student legally authorized to work on a J1 Visa

Majors Seeking

Address of Internship location

330 S Greene Street
Suite 100
Greensboro, NC 27401

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge and Experience:

Has experience in conducting research projects involving the collection and analysis of data in the public policy arena

Pursuing related degree (or graduate coursework)

Demonstrates good verbal and writing skills


Conducts self in a professional manner

Follows and supports Foundation policies and procedures

Maintains appropriate professional appearance

Maintains confidentiality


Participates as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals

Demonstrates ability to work effectively with diverse groups


Adapts behavior or work in response to new information, or unexpected or changing conditions


Communicates clearly and appropriately in verbal and written communications

Demonstrates tact and respect for all constituents

Availability to follow a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends

Well versed in basic information technology; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:

Team player with the ability to handle a face-paced work environment

Self-motivated with the ability to work independently

Effective and clear verbal and written communication skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and multi-task

Proven ability to work in partnership with diverse populations

Work Environment

Collaborative; opportunities to work across departments

Exposure to world of non profits, grant making and community needs and inititiatives
Additional Internship Perks

Free parking, casual Fridays, great staff

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You have successfully submitted materials for one internship in the Opportunity Greensboro Fellows Program. To apply for additional internships, please revisit the INTERNSHIPS page. Each internship requires separate materials, as noted on each individual internship page.

As a reminder, applying for the Opportunity Greensboro Fellows Program has two steps:

1. Complete the application on the APPLY page (you are required to submit a professional letter of recommendation as part of the application).

2. Apply for individual internships on the INTERNSHIPS page.

You must complete both steps by the deadline of Monday, February 26 at noon for consideration.

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