Manager of Foundation Development

By: JDCH Foundation

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Manager of Foundation Development will assist in identifying, engaging and soliciting prospects for philanthropic gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations or estates. The position will be assigned specific priorities/programs, manage a portfolio of prospective donors, and have metric and programmatic goals.

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Detailed responsibilities:
• Identify potential major donors based on information from foundation donor research, Development Directors, Raiser s Edge database and external contacts.
• Cultivates and assists in soliciting prospects for major, corporate, leadership, foundation, or planned gifts to the Foundations. Extensive contact with potential donors, corporate officials, foundation officers and/or financial advisors to generate gift proposals.
• Assists in coordinating volunteer and fundraising/networking groups for Foundations.
• Drafts proposals, letters and agreements to cultivate, engage and close charitable contributions.
• Attend Memorial Healthcare System/Foundation functions to identify new prospective donors and move prospects through the donor cultivation cycle.
• Develop and implement strategy for securing major gifts in targeted areas including working with various internal and external constituencies. Develop support for fundraising by effectively involving stakeholders, such as volunteers, clinical and non-clinical staff, to support fundraising efforts.
• Assists with special events as necessary.

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