Senior Director of Advancement & Alumnae/Alumni Engagement - Notre Dame of Maryland University

Senior Director of Advancement & Alumnae/Alumni Engagement

Notre Dame of Maryland University

The Senior Director of Advancement & Alumnae/Alumni Engagement is responsible for overseeing major giving, annual giving and alumnae engagement goals for the Office of Institutional Advancement. Working directly with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and University Communications the Senior Director will provide leadership and best-practice strategies to achieve the annual and campaign philanthropic goals of the University. The Senior Director is responsible for actively driving annual and major gifts fundraising efforts, while managing a portfolio of 75-90 major and planned gift prospects and donors. This position will also oversee the Office of Alumnae & Alumni Engagement, and supervise activities and strategies to grow and strengthen the coordination between alumnae engagement and the fundraising departments. The ideal candidate will be an experienced fundraiser and a self-directed team leader who cultivates strong relationships with alumnae/alumni, donors, and prospects to deepen engagement and increase philanthropic support for the University. Participation in the fast paced environment includes some weekend and evening hours, as well as occasional travel for face-to-face visits with donors and prospects.

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Associate Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations - University of Maryland School of Medicine

Associate Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations

University of Maryland School of Medicine

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking an Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. This position serves as a frontline fundraiser in the Office of Philanthropy central team toward the primary goal of increasing philanthropic support for identified institutional priorities of UMB.

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Sr. Director of Events & Experiences - Ulman Foundation

Sr. Director of Events & Experiences

Ulman Foundation

As the Sr. Director of Events & Experiences, you would be responsible for the strategy and execution of our portfolio of peer-to-peer fundraising events and experiences. That portfolio includes our summer-long 4K for Cancer program, our week-long Key to Keys, Point to Point, and/or Mission to Vine experiences, any race experiences we get bibs for including but not limited to the TCS New York City Marathon, and our annual GameChangers young professionals program. It also includes any do-it-yourself (DIY) fundraising events and partnered events that others undertake on our behalf, as well as being the internal lead for our Blue Jeans {& Bow Ties} Ball annual gala event (BJBT). In this role you will manage a team of four people internally, manage engagements with external partners, vendors, and contractors, and be a member of the Ulman Foundation Leadership Team, working closely with all parts of the organization to ensure the success of our programs and fundraising. Leading our events and experiences portfolio does involve some travel throughout the year, as well as evening and weekend engagements as necessary to ensure the success of our peer-to-peer fundraising portfolio.

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Part Time Development Associate - Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

Part Time Development Associate

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

Immediate opening for a part-time, temporary development assistant to support the fundraising and administrative activities of MVLS from August 2022 through November 2022. The Development Assistant’s responsibilities include gift entry and acknowledgement, data entry, database management, donor stewardship, and assisting with special mailings and events.

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Corporate Relations Officer - Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Corporate Relations Officer

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

The Officer, Corporate Relations is responsible for raising financial support and relationship building goals for the BSO through the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate partners. The Officer will personally manage a dynamic portfolio of corporate sponsors and prospects in both the Baltimore and greater Washington, D.C. markets as well as be tasked with deepening the prospective corporate sponsor pipeline, including national opportunities for brand alignment and marketing sponsorships. A crucial member of the Advancement team, the successful candidate will be a strategy focused, collaborative fundraiser with excellent external relations skills and a drive to build new funding streams.

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Director of Development - Ladew Topiary Gardens

Director of Development

Ladew Topiary Gardens

The Director of Development will be a collaborative and outcomes-oriented professional who will build on the strengths of the existing fundraising strategy. The Director of Development will have a deep and demonstrated passion for the mission and vision of Ladew Gardens and an understanding of and dedication to fundraising best-practices. Essential responsibilities: manage and continue to grow a donor-centric major gifts program, with attention to both annual and long-term strategies and goals, that positions Ladew Gardens for financial stability and long-term success. Manage and own a personal portfolio of major donors/prospects through frequent and personalized engagement. Direct and manage the Executive Director’s portfolio of major donors/prospects by creating tailored cultivation strategies, drafted correspondence and written proposals as needed for the Executive Director to consistently engage her assigned donors. Manage and own a portfolio of institutional donors and write foundation and corporate grant proposals and reports as assigned. Consistently input moves management updates and information into the fundraising database, including meeting debriefs, donor notes and research. Strategically partner with the annual fund officer to identify and cultivate new major gift prospects. Develop compelling messaging around organizational vision and goals and develop strategies for consistent, clear communication with internal and external stakeholders. Leverage existing strategic events, such as the Garden Festival, to maximize fundraising impact through engagement and follow-up with major gift donors and prospects. In collaboration with the development team, identify opportunities to organize and host targeted major donor prospecting and cultivation events and devise and implement timely follow-up strategies for guests. Build a major gift stewardship program that adheres to best practices for non-profit fundraising. Work with donors to leverage the full array of giving methods including current and deferred/planned giving. Ensure consistent, clear communication of fundraising strategy and messaging to the Development Committee in order to maximize volunteer engagement and participation in fundraising. Leverage best practices and follow appropriate fundraising policies and procedures. Utilize and make recommendations for optimization of existing donor software to track all aspects of the giving cycle for major gift donors and prospects. Ensure that all gifts and pledges are tracked and provide regular reporting on the status of fundraising initiatives.

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Associate Director of Planned Giving - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Associate Director of Planned Giving

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

The Associate Director of Planned Giving champions gift planning as an essential component of CBF's overall fundraising strategy. To secure sustainable legacy support for CBF, the Associate Director manages a portfolio of planned gift prospects and works cross-departmentally to develop and implement planned gift donor identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies both in and out of structured campaigns. The incumbent also serves as a subject matter expert on planned gifts, planned giving programs, and estate and gift tax laws.

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Development Manager - National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware

Development Manager

National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware

Development Manger will fundraise, develop, and steward corporate and individual relationships in the central and western areas of the Maryland & Delaware (NKFMDDE) market as it pertains to the Maryland Kidney Walk. They will identify new opportunities to grow portfolio engagement across all fundraising channels to increase revenue, including supporting corporate partnerships, special events, and individual giving. A successful candidate will manage and steward a portfolio of corporate and individual relationships, and work as a collaborator to drive growth to achieve our mission and revenue goals. This position is accountable for significant revenue targets as forecasted in the annual Plan of Work. Additionally, this position is responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring the NKFMDDE’s Social Media strategy to increase brand awareness, improve marketing efforts and increase fundraising for events, and individual and corporate giving. The ideal candidate must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management. Social media experience on relevant platforms. Exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills are necessary for this position. Must have the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and achieve results in a team environment.

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Development Associate - Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Development Associate

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

The Development Associate is an integral part of the development and organizational operations of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. The Development Associate will be responsible for clerical, logistical, and support functions within the department. The position requires a high level of professionalism and courtesy in working with stakeholders, a highly detail-oriented approach to data collection and entry and strong organization and project management skills. Process donations per established procedures, including: accurate and timely entry of all gifts into database, and immediate processing of donor acknowledgement letters and correspondence. Assist donors with all inquiries in a pleasant and professional manner. Format and run reports regularly and upon request in support of Development activities. Coordinate with other functional areas, such as Finance, Communications and Program. Assist with fundraising events logistics including mailings, following up with potential attendees, RSVPs and inquiries. Make needed updates to constituent contact information in database using available tools and based on constituent contacts. Maintain the database, including system configuration, security configuration, and global processes. Active participation in JVC’s anti-racism work on a personal and organizational level. Perform other duties as needed and assigned. Throughout this work, the Development Associate promotes JVC’s core values - social justice, simple living, community and spirituality - in all engagement and programming.

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Grants & Foundations Manager - Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Grants & Foundations Manager

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

The Grants and Foundation Manager will help build JVC’s relationships with foundations, corporate sponsors, and other institutional donors. Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to grant writing and grant application tracking, sponsorship solicitations, and all related reporting. As a key member of our collaborative development team, the Grants and Foundation Manager also participates in the planning and execution of other fundraising campaigns and events. Key Responsibilities: Grant Application and Reporting Processes; write and prepare grant proposals and reports, including drafting grant budgets, assembling documentation, submitting application and report packages, and following up as necessary. Manage grant calendar, tracking all application and reporting deadlines. Research and report on potential funding sources including foundations, businesses, and government programs. Maintain records of past, current, and future potential institutional funders along with personal contacts and details of individual grants/sponsorships/gifts in donor relationship management database General Fundraising; assist Director of Development with stewardship of institutional and, as needed, individual donors. Assist in identifying sponsorship leads. Assist in creating fundraising materials – case statements, presentations, correspondence with donors, annual and semi-annual appeal letters and conducting in-house mailings. Organize and maintain the fundraising team’s collateral and written assets, particularly as regards to institutional relationships. Assist in organizing and actively participate in donor stewardship and cultivation events. Attend and actively participate in staff meetings, company retreats, and other company-wide public and private events. Throughout this work, the Grant and Foundations Manager promotes JVC’s core values - social justice, simple living, community and spirituality - in all engagement and programming.

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Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

As a collaborative member of the Development department and Gift Officer team, this position identifies and secures private funding support for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) annual operating needs and campaign initiatives by focusing on foundations and corporations, with an emphasis on donors giving $25,000 or more annually.

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Assistant Vice President for Philanthropy and Campaign Director - Haverford College

Assistant Vice President for Philanthropy and Campaign Director

Haverford College

The Assistant Vice President for Philanthropy and Campaign Director is a key member of the Institutional Advancement Senior Team and a pivotal partner to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement. The AVP is responsible for developing strategies that provide comprehensive and integrated paths for acquiring and upgrading benefactors at every gift level. Working closely and in tandem with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA), the AVP is responsible for creating and executing an operational plan in order to meet fundraising goals. In addition to personally managing a portfolio of approximately 75-100 prospective benefactors, the AVP manages, mentors, and helps train relationship managers who work to secure support from Haverford alumni, parents, and friends in support of the College’s priorities. The Philanthropy program focuses on securing outright gifts and pledges (for unrestricted and restricted purposes) from individuals and organizations. The AVP will provide the strategic vision and leadership necessary to build on the strengths of the growing program to broaden the constituent pool and increase the breadth and scope of support from alumni, parents, families, friends, and community members.

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Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement - Haverford College

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Haverford College

The Executive Assistant is a key member of the Institutional Advancement Senior Team and a pivotal partner to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Under the general direction of the Vice President, the Executive Assistant to the VPIA manages all aspects of administrative tasks and processes, including those for committees of the Board of Managers. While working independently and in teams, the Executive Assistant is highly proficient in proactively attending to highly detailed information and projects.

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Development Director - Junior Achievement of Central Maryland

Development Director

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland is seeking the right Development Director to join JA at an exciting point in our evolution as a fundraising team. The experienced candidate is strategic and a sales-oriented individual, who has a keen understanding of best practices in fundraising, a proven track record of securing annual gifts, as well as event experience. The candidate must demonstrate a high level of integrity and trust and must be a self-starter with a sense of urgency and a clear set of priorities, but with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a complex environment. This individual will possess the energy, enthusiasm, professionalism, and drive to achieve ambitious fundraising goals. Reporting to and in partnership with the Vice-President of Development, the Development Director will spearhead Junior Achievement’s (JA) annual giving efforts as the organization continues to scale. 

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Client Manager - The Curtis Group

Client Manager

The Curtis Group

The Curtis Group, a leading fundraising consulting firm, is seeking a Client Manager to join our growing team. The Client Manager position offers a rare opportunity for an individual with a demonstrated interest in and passion for nonprofit development to assist our clients in building fundraising capacity and increasing impact.

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Director of Advancement - National Children's Museum

Director of Advancement

National Children's Museum

We seek a dynamic, externally facing leader with strength in growing philanthropic support ideally in a cultural institution, with science museum experience preferable. A deep commitment to the Museum mission, demonstrable knowledge and interest in the education and development of young people is essential.   The qualified candidate will have previous experience creating and executing multi-year strategies to increase private support.  Comprehensive experience completing capital campaigns, a successful track record securing seven figure gifts, as well as knowledge of and experience with planned giving strategies is a plus.

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Director of the Annual Fund - Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Director of the Annual Fund

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

The Annual Fund Director is a key leader on the BSO’s Advancement team who is responsible for planning and execution of annual giving strategies (including Membership <$3,000, and Governing Members $3,000-$9,999 campaigns) as well as development operations. Leading a team of two, s/he/they will oversee team members responsible for broad-base communications, and essential development functions such as gift entry and acknowledgments for all gifts to the BSO. A special focus of this position’s work is growing the Governing Members program, which requires high-touch stewardship for 300+ households. With the BSO’s Giving Officers, Portfolio Support team, and volunteers in the newly formed Governing Members Council, the Annual Fund Director will carry out a significant stewardship and acquisition campaign of personalized cultivation touchpoints. Success in this role requires enthusiastic and clear communication with internal and external constituents, excellent project management skills, creativity and vision, as well as enthusiasm for the cause that will inspire a strong case for support. There is also significant technical expertise required in using the BSO’s CRM, Tessitura, to manage donor data, organize prospecting efforts, and pull lists and data.

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Grant Writer - Hillside

Grant Writer

Hillside

The Grant Writer will identify, cultivate and solicit both new and existing funding partners to increase the visibility of Hillside Family of Agencies in Prince George’s County, Maryland and to maximize philanthropic support with a specific focus on Hillside Work Scholarship Connection program. This position will lead the development, writing and submission of grant proposals to federal, state and private funding agencies. This position reports to the Director or Corporate & Foundation Relations who is based in Rochester, NY. Essential functions: • Generates high-quality proposals, narratives, applications and supporting documents (logic models, budget narratives, etc.) as assigned in consultation with Hillside staff. • Maintains primary responsibility for grant timelines; coordinates stewardship of donors ensuring that all requirements outlined in a donor grant agreement are completed to fidelity; this includes written reports. • Builds a robust pipeline and volume of solicitations; proactively researches funding sources and prospects in response to current and future organizational priorities and needs. Manages all aspects of the Gift Cycle and initiates contact with potential corporate and foundation donors. Acts as a contact for local and regional foundation and corporate fundraising prospects, involving Regional Executive Director in donor engagement as appropriate.• Maintains relevant constituent information in Hillside database (Raisers Edge).• Participates in team approach to complex relationships (large-scale foundations, venture philanthropists, social impact investors, employer partners).• Participates in meetings and engagement with the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Prince George’s County Advisory Council. • Participates in donor related events which may include evening and weekend activities and appointments. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of fundraising/development experience are required. Applicants must have a valid state driver’s license and must meet agency driving and insurance requirements. Full time; M-F.

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