Director of Foundation Development - Brave New Films
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Director of Foundation Development

Brave New Films is looking to hire a very experienced smart, passionate, self-motivated activist to serve as a Director of Foundation Development.

The primary focus of the Director of Foundation Development is to plan, write, and coordinate all activities related to grant writing, reporting, and fund development, while also maintaining positive relationships with foundation providers and other stakeholders. The ideal candidate for this position is able to open doors for Brave New Films, build new relationships and at the same time maintain and strengthen relationships with existing foundations. 


Do you know the nonprofit funder/foundation world well?  Do you care about issues like voter suppression, criminal justice reform, and racial equity?

Come join a dedicated small team of filmmakers and online distribution experts who are committed to educating, influencing and empowering citizens to take action to change the world.

Offering full-time with benefits but will consider part-time or consultant.  

Job is remote for the time being due to COVID, but when things return to normal, the office is located in Culver City, CA.  

If interested, check out our website at and then send an email, with the subject heading "Foundation Development - First Name Last Name" with your resume to [email protected] letting us know:

  • Why do you want to work at BNF?  
  • Which issues you care most about.  
  • Tell us about foundations or funders you have relationships with.  
  • How you can help us maintain and expand our foundation funding. 

Please also include one or two grant proposals you’ve written (please redact names of the orgs or foundations) and a detailed list of the number/ kinds of grants that you have written, and if they have been successful at receiving funding. 

For full-time we are offering base salary at $72,000 per year with higher salary based on experience and would also include benefits of paid time off, and employer-paid health and dental insurance, 401(k) matching.

BNF is committed to encouraging diversity and inclusion into our workplace where such values are at the forefront of our daily work and interactions. We value and seek diverse team members who are passionate, innovative, and supportive of these values. 

BNF provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.