El-Hibri Foundation

**New to 2018**

ABOUT EHF:

The El-Hibri Foundation (EHF) is a philanthropic organization that empowers and equips nonprofit leaders to build thriving, inclusive communities. EHF makes grants and implements innovative programs to provide resources and skills, forge collaborative relationships, and advance inclusion of and within marginalized communities.

We believe that our nation is strongest when all communities are included in society and have the opportunity to thrive. This is why EHF takes a cutting-edge approach to philanthropy, harnessing its financial, physical and relational resources and knowledge to empower individuals and organizations to collaborate and build a society in which all Americans, regardless of race, religion, theology, political party, or gender, have an opportunity to thrive.

EHF carries out its mission in multiple ways:

  • Grants: We investing hundreds of thousands of dollars each year in nonprofit organizations that are implementing programs to advance inclusion of marginalized communities and build a more inclusive America.
  • Peace Awards Program: We annually award outstanding individuals with $40,000 for their leadership in promoting inclusion in all forms, fostering collaboration across difference, and empowering others to make positive social change.
  • Capacity Building Programs: We equip over 100 leaders each year with the resources to put their visions of inclusion and collaboration into action through innovative training programs in nonprofit management and leadership. These trainings are instructed by renowned experts like Professor Marshall Ganz of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
  • Space Grants: Located in the heart of Washington, DC, we offer private convening space to nonprofit organizations committed to advancing the inclusion of marginalized communities for team building, strategic planning, and inter-organizational collaboration.

THE INTERNSHIP:

EHF is seeking a Grants Management Intern. The intern will assist with the organization of the annual grants cycle and will work with the Grants Manager to support applicants and grantees. Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the management of EHF’s annual grant cycle, including drafting application and reporting forms, reviewing submissions, and drafting correspondence for applicants and grantees;
  • Providing ongoing research and analytical support to enhance the Grants Team’s understanding of nonprofit management trends and opportunities for further EHF investment;
  • Assist with database management, organizing files, and digitizing grant-related documents;
  • Researching information about prospective and current grantee organizations;
  • Identifying educational resources to help grant applicants and grantees better meet their goals; and
  • Supporting grantees through helping to organize meetings, trainings, and workshops.

EHF grantees are implementing programs to advance inclusion of and within marginalized communities and to promote inclusive societal norms; equipping other leaders and organizations with the training, skills, and approaches needed to maximize their impact and reach high performance; and catalyzing collaboration and are building coalitions and inclusive partnerships that strengthen civil society. The Grants Management Intern will have the opportunity to gain substantial knowledge about philanthropy and nonprofit management.

Prospective interns are asked to become familiar with the purpose, goals, procedures, and work of EHF. Please visit http://www.elhibrifoundation.org/ for more information about EHF and its programs.

Washington, D.C.
Advocacy/Policy, Research