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Cara Jacob has been hired as Research Coordinator for The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio, a supporting organization of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation and The Women’s Fund of GCF.
CINCINNATI (June 15, 2016) – Cara Jacob has been hired as Research Coordinator for The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio, a supporting organization of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF), and The Women’s Fund of GCF.
Jacob will provide research, analysis, feedback and grant prospect research and writing to both organizations. She previously held an intern position with The Women’s Fund.
“Cara quickly became an invaluable member of The Women’s Fund team as an intern,” said Meghan Cummings, Executive Director of The Women’s Fund. “We realized that in order to achieve our ambitious agenda around women’s self-sufficiency, she would need to become a permanent part of our staff. Her talent and critical thinking are advancing our work by leaps and bounds.”
Jacob earned a bachelor’s degree from The College of Wooster.
The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation leads our community in ensuring the economic self-sufficiency of women in our region. Through leadership, research, and grantmaking, The Women’s Fund works to identify and address the barriers affecting working women and their families. Learn more and get involved at www.cincinnatiwomensfund.org
One of the nation’s leading community foundations, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation helps people make the most of their giving to build a better community. We believe in the power of philanthropy to change the lives of people and communities. As a community foundation, GCF creates a prosperous Greater Cincinnati by investing in thriving people and vibrant places. An effective steward of the community’s charitable resources since 1963, the Foundation inspires philanthropy in eight counties in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. At the end of 2015, GCF had net assets of $533 million.
Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation is seeking an Applied Research Manager. We are interested in finding an ambitious, detail-oriented candidate who is willing to go above and beyond in delivering personalized support to our community partners by giving them the tools they need to elevate their impact in the community. As the Applied Research Manager, you will play an integral role in shaping our region by activating those tools.
Applied Research Manager – The Women’s Fund
Full-time with benefits
Salary Range: $47k - $57k
This position will report to the Executive Director of the Women’s Fund and will work closely with the Women’s Fund Development and Advocacy Directors.
There are two key areas of responsibility in this position:
This professional will collect, catalog and distill information about women’s economic self-sufficiency from multiple sources to help us present the strongest case for these issues in various settings (presentations, community initiatives, etc.) This position will also be a liaison to our commissioned research institutions and manage the volunteer research committee. S/He will manage a database of related articles and publications and train and promote its usage among our non-profit partners.
S/he will research potential grant opportunities for the Women’s Fund and participate in drafting grant applications, when appropriate.
The Women’s Fund recently launched two products: The Employer Toolkit and Appointed. The Applied Research Manager will work closely with these product leads to execute the management of data and deploy the day-to-day maintenance of these products.
For the Employer Toolkit:
The above statement is not to be considered an exhaustive description of the duties which may be required in the position.
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