Resource Development Intern

Resource Development Intern
(Maximum of 40 hours per month)

 About TruFund

TruFund Financial Services, Inc is a minority led and focused non-profit community development financial institution (CDFI), established in 2005 as a 501(c)3 national nonprofit organization with a mission to create economic opportunity for people, businesses, and communities in need. TruFund’s services promote and foster economic development among disadvantaged populations and in underserved communities by providing innovative financial solutions that have sustained impact, revitalize communities, and create jobs. TruFund offers affordable loan capital to small businesses and nonprofit organizations that are financially viable but would otherwise have difficulty accessing capital from conventional lenders. TruFund offers more than a loan–we provide an opportunity for underserved small businesses and low-income communities to thrive.

Job Description and Salary: Reporting to the three-person Resource Development department, this is a remote paid internship that involves working 8-12 hours per week for a maximum of 40 hours per month through December 2023. The Resource Development Intern will assist with our CRM Donor Perfect database maintenance, integration and CRM software utilization, researching a wide range of funder prospects, assisting  grants reporting process, and contributing to the development of fundraising solicitation materials. Salary is $25-$30 per hour based on experience and skills.


  • You have a deep investment in social justice issues with a special interest in economic development and racial wealth equity issues
  • You would like to gain experience in non-profit fundraising and resource development strategy and seek to learn how non-profit organizations cultivate, build and develop relationships to fund their activities
  • You are tech-savvy and have an eye for detail and enjoy conducting research and interpreting data
  • You are currently enrolled as an undergraduate/graduate student or are a recent graduate seeking experience in the non-profit sector

Donor Perfect/CRM Responsibilities

  • Data maintenance: Run new uploads, review and clean uploaded data
  • Ensure current and accurate funder contact information for all funder accounts
  • Data updates: Fill in missing data fields for funder accounts, upload giving history data
  • Help design standard reports and run frequent reports as requested


  • Identify new prospects using Foundation Directory Online, RelSci, LinkedIn, and search engines
  • Enter prospect data in DonorPerfect and generate profiles and reports
  • Conduct market specific economic and community economic health research to ensure all market wide data is current

 Fundraising/Solicitation Materials 

  • Update and customize sales materials for funder cultivation, solicitation and stewardship including proposals, presentations and website content- Involves drafting text, sourcing images and data, and creating charts and graphs
  • Update Resource Development tools/templates with current and accurate internal and external data


  • Assist with the awarded grant reporting and compliance process
  • Provide other administrative assistance to the development team, as needed


To Apply – Submit resume and cover letter at LinkedIn job posting.


TruFund Financial Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, all candidates are encouraged to apply.