Internship Opportunity

Development Fundraising Intern


Job Title

Development Fundraising Intern


10 - 15 hours/week, $15/hour; 

Eligible for college credit. 


Fall 2021: August 16 - December 17


Rachel Stanley, Senior Development Manager

The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition seeks a graduate or undergraduate student, preferably in the fields of nonprofit management, sociology, political science, communications, English, or other similar field, who is interested in applying their knowledge to help grow our fundraising efforts. This is a remote work position and offers flexibility in start date, weekly schedule, and length of the internship within the Fall 2021 semester. The Development Fundraising Intern will have significant opportunities to learn about entering and succeeding in the world of philanthropy and nonprofit fundraising.


The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition envisions an Atlanta where everyone moves safely, easily, and sustainably throughout the city. Our mission is to reclaim Atlanta’s streets as safe, inclusive, and thriving spaces for people to ride, walk, and roll. Our advocacy and programs focus on creating a safe, equitable, and sustainable mobility experience in Atlanta for people who walk, use wheelchairs, take transit, bike, skate, ride scooters, etc. We support people who currently use these modes and strive to inspire more people to adopt sustainable mobility in their transportation routines. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition aims to foster an environment that recognizes, respects, and values different backgrounds and talents and actively works toward racial equity and social justice.


The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition development team helps the organization grow inclusively and sustainably, and positions us to fulfill our strategic goals.

  • Work closely with development staff to execute fund development goals and programs, such as year-end appeal and Giving Tuesday campaigns 
  • Conduct research on potential donors, including foundations, corporations, and government agencies
  • Research new technology and platforms related to donor experience, such as virtual event platforms
  • Update and improve data management in CRM database (NationBuilder)
  • Draft content for donor materials, such as pages on our website, briefs, impact report, and annual updates

Intern Qualifications



  • Comfortable working remotely and using technology, such as video conferencing
  • Held previous active role in neighborhood, community, or campus organizations/nonprofits
  • Has used databases or Customer (Donor) Relationship Management (CRM) systems


  • A passion for advocacy and sustainable transportation
  • Familiarity with Atlanta as a region
  • Familiarity with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s strategic plan
  • Knowledge of Atlanta nonprofits and funders
  • Familiarity with graphic design programs, such as Canva


  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to prioritize
  • Strong interpersonal skills/communication 
  • Is interested in and/or has past experience with nonprofits and fundraising

Hours, Compensation, and Benefits

The intern will work for 10 - 15 hours/week, compensated at $15/hour. 

This internship is eligible for college credit, and we can be flexible to fit your degree program’s internship requirements (required number of hours, evaluation and reporting, etc.).

Our team of seven enjoys forging change in the culture and infrastructure of the city we love, and we are looking for a community-minded Atlantan who is on board with our vision, mission, and values to join our team. 

Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is currently a remote workplace. While we are conducting our work virtually, the intern will receive consistent and dedicated supervisory attention to advance knowledge, skills, and expertise in policy and planning and in working for a nonprofit in the transportation advocacy field. This internship will provide an opportunity to learn from our team, network and collaborate with partners, and make a significant impact on the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s work. Our diverse staff share a passion for our mission, support and celebrate one another’s successes, love a good laugh, and are committed to inclusion and equity.


To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line “Development Fundraising Internship Fall 2021.” 

Interviews will be conducted virtually and on a rolling basis. Eligible candidates will be contacted if selected for an interview. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until August 9, 2021.

The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition aims to foster an environment that recognizes, respects, and values different backgrounds and talents. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition does not discriminate in its staff, board, volunteers, volunteer committees, or recipients of services, and will not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected category. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.