Job Openings - Capital Good Fund

Director of Development

Acerca del fondo Capital Good

Capital Good Fund (“Good Fund”) is a nonprofit, U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution headquartered in Providence, RI. Founded in 2009, our mission is to create pathways out of poverty and advance a green economy through inclusive financial services. Good Fund employees are committed to using financial services to transform the lives of those we serve.

Job Description/Responsibilities

This position is an opportunity to help a growing non-profit build strong, sustainable, and diverse sources of philanthropic funding as we expand to new markets and deepen our presence within existing ones. The Senior Development Manager will work with the Development Specialist, VP of Investor Relations, and CEO to research, organize, report, and follow up on grants, individual donor appeals, and other fundraising activities. In addition, the Senior Development Manager will report to and support our VP of Investor Relations as she identifies funding sources and strategizes the best uses of grant capital.

In this role, the Director of Development  will:

  • Research new grant opportunities in our existing eleven-state footprint as well as in states to which we plan to expand
  • Conduct initial outreach to possible grantors
  • Manage the fundraising schedule, ensuring that letters of inquiry, grants, and grant reports are submitted on time
  • Prepare background information on high net-worth donor and funder prospects in advance of meetings
  • Draft and submit grant proposals
  • Process incoming donations and grants
  • Prepare acknowledgment and follow-up materials for donors 
  • Manage grant reporting, including use of funds and outcome data
  • Supervise Development Sepcialist
  • Support with investment processing, as needed  

About You
We are looking for exceptional people. Capital Good Fund employees are passionate, motivated, and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty. 

 

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and research abilities
  • Possess strong writing skills
  • Experience with grant-writing, researching prospective donors, and conducting outreach
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate and present information in a clear and professional way
  • Be able to work well independently
  • Be detail-oriented
  • Be comfortable making cold calls
  • Experience with federal funding

 

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Experience managing an intern or other team member
  • Other fundraising experience


Training and Compensation
The Senior Development Manager will receive extensive training on all of Capital Good Fund’s products, services, policies, procedures, and technology. 

This is a full-time forty-hour-per-week position. The Director of Development will earn an annual salary of $71,000 – $81,000 commensurate experience. 

In addition, the Senior Development Manager will receive a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match dollar for dollar up to 4%, medical insurance with a $500/month employer subsidy, dental insurance fully covered by employer for routine dental care, 5 paid personal days per benefit year, 15 vacation days in the first year on staff, and the opportunity to apply for personal loans of up to $2,000 at 0% interest. Company perks include flexible scheduling and 14 paid holidays!

 

How to Apply

Please send a one-page cover letter and accompanying résumé to jobs@capitalgoodfund.org

Any offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background check.

Capital Good Fund is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Good Fund welcomes every protected characteristic including race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity. All are encouraged to apply. 

 

General Manager of America BRIGHT

Acerca del fondo Capital Good

Capital Good Fund (“Good Fund”) is a nonprofit, U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution headquartered in Providence, RI. Founded in 2009, our mission is to create pathways out of poverty and advance a green economy through inclusive financial services. Good Fund employees are committed to using financial services to transform the lives of those we serve.

Job Description/Responsibilities

This full-time position is an opportunity to help Capital Good Fund’s subsidiary, America BRIGHT Solar, LLC, rapidly scale its innovative solar and battery-storage leasing / Power Purchase Agreement model, in Georgia and across multiple states. America BRIGHT is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capital Good Fund, a tax-exempt, U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution, or CDFI. America BRIGHT serves as the holding company for Capital Good Fund’s solar leasing and PPA programs, under which we leverage the new “Direct Pay” provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act to monetize federal clean energy tax credits to deliver savings to low- and moderate-income homeowners, renters, and communities.

The General Manager of America BRIGHT will report to Capital Good Fund’s CEO and be directly responsible for various aspects of the leasing and PPA programs, including program and product design, development, expansion, and refinement; contractor recruitment and management; and customer acquisition and outreach. The General Manager will also support other elements of the BRIGHT program, but not be directly responsible. These include helping to raise debt and grant capital by providing data points to and assisting in the financial modeling for the Development Team; improving technology and policies and procedures by providing input and feedback to the Origination, Servicing, and IT departments; raising awareness of the program by engaging with media, assisting in the drafting of Op-Eds and blog posts, and, to a limited extent, advocating for policies that align with the program’s mission, such as net-metering and community solar.

Note that Capital Good Fund expects a significant infusion of funding from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in Summer / Fall 2024, as a direct or sub-recipient in Georgia and/or a sub-recipient in multiple other states. The General Manager will be crucial in absorbing and deploying this capital in Georgia and beyond.

In this role, the General Manager of America BRIGHT Solar will:

  • Recruit and manage EPCs for the existing pilot program in Georgia as well as future programs in Georgia and beyond
  • Play a key role in all aspects of customer development and outreach, including the direct recruitment and management of future salespeople; working with the Marketing Team on various PR efforts; implementing refer-a-friend programs; and engaging stakeholders ranging from community members to customers, nonprofits, and elected officials
  • Monitor and track KPIs for the program–such as megawatts of solar deployed, savings realized, jobs created, and contracts signed–and report the data to internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist with financial modeling and other analysis needed to evaluate opportunities for expansion, such as bringing the lease to another state, launching a community solar program, or accepting a sub-grant from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to otherwise scale, expand, or modify the program
  • Advocate for policies that benefit both the program and low-income communities, for instance by intervening in utility rate cases, testifying in support of net metering, commenting on proposed federal guidance relevant to BRIGHT programming, and writing op-eds
  • Innovate new ways to drive decarbonization, cost savings, pollution reduction, and job creation in low- and moderate-income communities
  • Provide quarterly updates to the Capital Good Fund Board on all aspects of the program; draft memos to the Board for needed votes, such as to form a subsidiary LLC to launch in a new state or to accept a debt investment at America BRIGHT Solar or one of its subsidiary LLCs

About You
We are looking for exceptional people. Capital Good Fund employees are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty. 

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and research abilities
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to communicate and present information in a clear and professional way
  • Able to work well independently
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Experience in the solar industry
  • History of managing a diverse team
  • History of working with, for, and in diverse communities

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Experience with clean energy policy at the local, state, or federal levels
  • Proficiency in Excel

Training and Compensation
The General Manager will receive extensive training on all of Capital Good Fund’s products, services, policies, procedures, and technology.

This is a full-time forty-hour-per-week position. The General Manager will earn an annual salary of $100,000 – $125,000 

In addition, the General Manager will receive a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) plan with a dollar-for-dollar employer match of up to 4% of employee gross earnings, medical insurance with a $500/month employer subsidy, dental insurance fully covered by employer for routine dental care, 5 paid personal days per benefit year, 15 vacation days in the first year on staff, and the opportunity to apply for personal loans of up to $2,000 at 0% interest. Company perks include supervisor-approved opportunities to work from home, flexible scheduling, and 14 paid holidays!

How to Apply

Please send a one-page cover letter and accompanying résumé to jobs@capitalgoodfund.org. In the cover letter please address the following question:

  • What experience do you have with solar in underserved communities? 

Any offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background check.

Capital Good Fund is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Good Fund welcomes every protected characteristic including race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity. All are encouraged to apply. 

Georgia Financial Coach

Acerca del fondo Capital Good

Capital Good Fund (“Good Fund”) is a nonprofit, U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution headquartered in Providence, RI. Founded in 2009, our mission is to create pathways out of poverty and advance a green economy through inclusive financial services. Good Fund employees are committed to using financial services to transform the lives of those we serve.

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Financial Coach’s primary responsibility is to provide holistic one-on-one Financial Coaching to participants, following the Capital Good Fund curriculum. The coach will successfully build and manage trusting relationships with individual participants, prepare and deliver workshops in various Financial Coaching topics and settings, and track and manage client payments. The Coaching curriculum covers debt management, credit building, budgeting, savings, banking, and related areas such as health and wellness.

In this role, the Financial Coach will:

  • Provide one-on-one financial and health coaching in-person and remotely to participants, from inquiry to credit checks and relationship maintenance such as check-ins and surveys; 
  • Establish and maintain trusting relationships with participants
  • Develop actionable plans and provide resources to support the client in reaching their financial wellness goals
  • Deliver prepared financial knowledge workshops to groups of 5-500 either in-person or remotely, using a variety of tools such as PowerPoint, projectors, and Zoom
  • Assist the Manager in developing relationships with community partners;
  • Collaborate with coworkers to maintain and strengthen coaching curriculum and program offerings;
  • Ensure data integrity by taking detailed notes and correctly entering all client data into our customer database and periodically auditing for accuracy, ensuring Development has the data they need to report to funders;
  • Maintain participant confidentiality by following all security and communications standards when working with sensitive data or information.
  • Accommodate working late shifts based on client availability

About You
We are looking for exceptional people. Capital Good Fund employees are passionate, motivated, and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty. 

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Possess effective time management and communication skills
  • Experience in Customer Service Management programs and familiarity with data input and processing
  • Must be comfortable public speaking and presenting, both in-person and virtually, to groups of up to 500
  • Must be comfortable making cold calls as part of outreach strategy
  • Be able to empathize with people of different backgrounds and abilities
  • Must have access to transportation and be willing to travel 
  • Must be located in metro Atlanta

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Experience working in low-income/distressed communities
  • Experience developing community and business partner relationships
  • Experience in financial services, business, or economics
  • Experience in social work or the social service industry
  • Familiarity with managing coaching/client relationships
  • Experience in Salesforce, Google Suite, and Zoom
  • Maintain a positive and outgoing personality
  • Must take initiative and be adaptable to different scenarios and situations
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Training and Compensation

The Financial Coach will receive extensive training on all of Capital Good Fund’s products, services, policies, procedures, and technology.

This is a full-time forty-hour-per-week position. The Financial Coach will earn an annual salary of $41,000 – $44,500 based on experience. 

In addition, the Financial Coach will receive a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) plan with a dollar-for-dollar employer match up to 4% of gross earnings, medical insurance with a $500/month employer subsidy, dental insurance fully covered by employer for routine dental care, 5 paid personal days per benefit year, 15 vacation days in the first year on staff, and the opportunity to apply for personal loans of up to $2,000 at 0% interest. Company perks include flexible scheduling and 14 paid holidays!

How to Apply

Please send a one-page cover letter and accompanying résumé to jobs@capitalgoodfund.org

Any offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background check.

Capital Good Fund is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Good Fund welcomes every protected characteristic including race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity. All are encouraged to apply.

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