Director of Corporate and Foundation Development

Posting Date: 06/30/2020
Job Category: Fundraising/Development/Grantseeking
Organization: Hope Network
City Position is Located: Grand Rapids
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Development manages the development and execution of annual fundraising plans to secure increased funding from corporate, foundation, government, and other organization sources in support of Hope Network’s mission. 

  • In conjunction with the Executive Director and other development staff across the State, oversees the stewardship of corporate and foundation donors, including sharing volunteer opportunities, invitations to events, and positioning them to be solicited again in the future.   
  • Develops and implements solicitation strategies for current and prospective corporate and foundation donors. 
  • Primary fundraising priorities include capital construction projects, behavioral/mental health services, Michigan Education Corps, neurorehabilitation, housing and community development, transportation, and workforce development.   
  • Works with the development team, service line leaders and their staff to develop proposals and ensure timely and accurate submission and reporting to funders. 
  • Manages and supports all grant writing activities for Hope Network and its related programs. 
  • Maintains regular contact with federal, state, and local officials as well as foundation and corporate officials, and representatives through meetings and other actions. 

Educational / Talent Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Public Relations, Public Policy or a related discipline. Masters preferred. 
  • Skilled in verbal and written communications, including proposal writing.   
  • Experienced with non-profit programs and issues.   
  • A minimum of five (5) or more years of development experience including successful solicitation of major gifts of at least $100,000 from the corporate, foundation, and governmental donors.

Email resumes to Liana Trevino, Clinical/Professional Recruiter, at for immediate consideration.

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