Foundation Manager

Being a Foundation Manager

Foundation Managers provide overall leadership to philanthropic offices. The foundation manager is responsible for fundraising, maintaining donor relations, strategic planning and execution, marketing / advertising, as well as operational and financial oversight.

Core Responsibilities

  • Engaging and soliciting board members, identifying board needs, overseeing board giving
  • Developing foundation processes and procedures
  • Creating and maintaining relationships with institutional partners, foundations, schools, donors and corporate sponsors
  • Oversight of annual budget; developing quarterly financial reports; estimating and ensuring consistent cash flow
  • Building networks in the education, arts, and business communities by communicating the vision externally and serving as an ambassador; developing and implementing communication plans

Skillset Required

  • Prior experience in high-level fundraising
  • Proven success leading people, teams, and board members in diverse and collaborative environments
  • Demonstrated success in developing relationships and raising funds, overseeing the financial and organizational operations, marketing, and building supportive communities

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