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Tech Impact - Director of Development

Posted: 3/12/2020

Organization Overview
Tech Impact is a nonprofit whose mission is to empower communities and nonprofits to use technology to better serve our world.  We provide affordable technology services, support, and knowledge resources to hundreds of nonprofits across the nation.  We also prepare young adults for careers through our ITWorks and CXWorks workforce development programs.

Position Overview

The Development Director reports to the Managing Director of Programs and Philanthropy. Primary responsibilities are overseeing all Fundraising/Development activities. The Development Director manages two Development staff members: the Grants Manager (located Delaware) and the Nevada Development Coordinator (located in Nevada).

Position Location                                                               

This position is located primarily in our Wilmington, Delaware office, with time split as needed between Delaware and our Philadelphia headquarters, and occasional travel to our Washington, DC office and Las Vegas office. Some other local or regional travel as needed to support our programs and events. 

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position with full benefits and a salary commensurate with experience.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Manage a calendar of 80+ grants and 60+ reports annually, in support of an annual Contributed Revenues budget of $2M+ (primarily comprised of corporate, foundation, and government grants; event sponsorships, and a small amount of individual donations).
  • Write grants and reports, and review grants and reports prepared by Development staff members; oversee contribution acknowledgment process. Grants are primarily in support of Tech Impact’s workforce development programs but may include grants which support the IT Services side of the organization.
  • Cultivate funding relationships and partnerships with organizations in the communities Tech Impact serves (currently DC, DE, PA, and NV), including nonprofits, corporations, foundations, and government agencies.
  • Plan and execute the annual Greater Philadelphia luncheon fundraising event (fall), with a goal of raising $180K-$200K in general operating revenues, including planning, engaging and guiding the sponsorships committee (which includes Board and Advisory Board members), cultivating sponsorships, coordinating vendors and volunteers, and executing the event.
  • Manage two Development team members, providing day-to-day oversight, constructive feedback, and career development opportunities.
  • Assist local Nevada team members, including the Development Coordinator and Regional Director, with planning and executing the annual Southern Nevada luncheon fundraising event (spring).
  • Oversee a small individual donor appeal (typically year-end with some giving days throughout the year).
  • Assist in preparing the annual Fundraising budget and provide regular updates to the Managing Director of Programs and Philanthropy.
  • Represent Tech Impact in community events (including AFP and other) as needed.
  • Participate in Tech Impact meetings, retreats, and special projects, as needed.
Job Qualifications
  • 5-7 years of experience working at a nonprofit organization, with 2-4 years in Fundraising/Development, is required, with preferably 1-2 years in a Manager/Director capacity.
  • Significant experience writing complex grants and reports (preferably experience with government grants), with a successful track record of securing funding.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree and/or CFRE certification are a plus.
  • The ideal candidate will possess knowledge and experience with workforce development trends, programs, funding, and best practices.
  • Excellent technical and persuasive writing and oral communication skills are required. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience with CRM databases, such as, is required.  
  • The ability to think independently and creatively, plan and meet deadlines while multi-tasking, and exercise sound judgment and diplomacy is required.  This individual should be organized and detail-oriented, energetic, team-oriented, and results-oriented.

How to Apply: All candidates must submit a cover letter and resume with the subject line “Development Director” to

Lutheran Community Services - Development Director

Posted: 3/2/2020

Lutheran Community Services (LCS), a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, has been serving the community since 1959. Our mission is to help individuals and families address food, housing, and other essential needs with dignity and respect. LCS operates a network of fourteen food distribution sites, and provides homelessness prevention services and free clothing distribution to help our clients. LCS also serves as Delaware Quitline’s pharmacy benefit manager to help low-income smokers quit smoking. Our trained staff, dedicated volunteers, and community of individual, corporate, government, philanthropic and faith-based supporters helps people overcome emergencies and prevent them from escalating, and gives our clients opportunities to create success in their lives.

Development Director

We are seeking a full-time Development Director to lead our fundraising and marketing efforts. The Development Director will be responsible for generating revenue from individual giving, corporate sponsorships, events and some grant writing. In addition, this position will work with our Marketing Coordinator on communications, developing an online presence, donor analytics and related projects. The Development Director will be supported by a team, including the Executive Director, board members, various event and fundraising committees, a planned giving resource, and the Marketing Coordinator.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Cultivate relationships with our key individual donors, build a strategy to retain/increase giving, identify major gift opportunities, and make requests for support
  • Develop a strategy for developing new individual contributors and corporate sponsorships and make requests for support
  • Identify planned giving prospects among current supporters and work with our planned giving consultant to achieve results
  • Lead the effort, along with the Executive Director, to establish a strong fundraising committee and increased board participation
  • Analyze donor information to identify fundraising opportunities
  • Plan and execute annual appeal with Executive Director and Marketing Coordinator
  • Provide leadership for our event committees by recruiting financial supporters, table hosts, sponsors and overseeing the planning team 
  • Research and write grant proposals in partnership with the Executive Director
  • Oversee Marketing Coordinator activities around messaging and branding, developing marketing and social media calendars, and helping to write effective communications
Desired Professional and Technical Experience

  • 3-5 years of professional development experience
  • Seasoned relationship builder, both for existing and new relationships
  • Knowledge of Delaware’s philanthropic landscape
  • Hands on experience and successful track record in securing individual gifts, sponsorships and grants
  • Experience in overseeing successful events as part of a team
  • Knowledge of fundraising software such as Bloomerang
  • Marketing, branding and communications experience 
  • Excellent written & verbal communication, organization, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CFRE certification a plus
Successful Candidate Characteristics

  • Identifies with and supports our mission; comfortable working with a variety of faith-based supporters
  • Self-starter, sales oriented, team player, positive attitude and a people person
  • Quick learner, resourceful, persistent, disciplined, problem-solver, innovative

Compensation for this position will be based on experience. 
How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to No phone calls please.

Williamson College of the Trades - Grant and Research Associate

Posted: 2/29/2020

Reports to: Director of Grants and Research
Job Type: Exempt Full-Time
Position Purpose
Works with and assists Director of Grants & Research by researching, writing and editing grant proposals and reports for institutional and individual donors, conducting donor prospect research and assisting with donor stewardship efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities/Functions

  • Works with and assists the Director, Grants & Research to streamline efforts in foundation, corporate and government grantors and individual donors.
  • Writes, edits and gathers background data, budget information and attachments for grant proposals to foundations, corporate and government grantors and individual donors for general operating support, program development and restricted fund needs.
  • Prepares interim and final reports to foundation, corporate and government grantors and individual donors.  Ensures that such follow-up communication is accurate, detailed and metric-driven.
  • Maintains grants calendar and funding database to track funding requirements and deadlines.
  • Maintains a folder of up-to-date grant attachments, assuring accuracy of all information. 
  • Ensures that grant files in Raisers Edge database are complete and current. 
  • Assists with developing a target list of new foundation and corporate giving prospects and prepares summary profiles for each.
  • Conducts prospect research on campus visitors and potential funders.
  • Researches lapsed foundation and corporate donors, and prepares/updates information for each.
  • Participates in creating a strategy to engage foundations and grant-making corporations.
  • Maintains profiles of general operating support and special funding projects.
  • Schedules arrangements and accompanies Director, Grants & Research on solicitation visits and funding proposal meetings as requested. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications (Skills and Abilities Required)
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two years of fundraising or research experience
  • General computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite, Blackbaud/Raisers Edge
  • High level of writing ability and research expertise
  • Excellent spelling and grammatical skills, letter writing experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • Ability to cheerfully and effectively manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment. 
  • Experience with communicating effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of internal and external constituents, including donors, partners, program officers, trustees, faculty and senior executives. 
Working Conditions
  • Extensive Computer Work
  • Meetings mainly on campus, but some will require local travel.
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to carry 25 pounds.
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs.
  • Ability to walk around campus to other buildings.

Application Procedure

Please send cover letter, resume and contact info for at least three references to (email preferred):  
Bradley A. Richardson
Director of Development and Campaign
Williamson College of the Trades
106 South New Middletown Road
Media, PA 19063

Delaware Humane Association - Donor Relations Manager

Posted: 2/17/2020

Essential DRM functions include:

  • Work collaboratively with Director of Philanthropy to create donor recognition strategy
  • Learn and become proficient with DHA’s CRM (currently Bloomerang, soon to be Salsa CRM)
  • Manage Portfolio of Friends event sponsorship program including cultivation, stewardship, invoicing, and seeking new Portfolio of Friends members
  • Manage and grow monthly giving program
  • Oversee volunteer Sunday Brunch in the Ballroom committee, and provide support to other event committees
  • Assist Philanthropy Team with special events tasks as needed
  • Attend special events and cultivate and steward Portfolio of Friends members while there
  • Manage the use/rental of DHA’s Community Room to outside groups and individuals
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the essential functions of this position:

  • A love of people and animals—to “make friends for life”
  • Ability to interact well with teams, group volunteers, and the general public
  • Associates degree required, Bachelors degree preferred; degree in communications, nonprofit leadership, or similar is a plus
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to interact successfully with staff, donors, volunteers, and the general public
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Outlook
  • Comfort with nonprofit CRMs, Bloomerang and/or Salsa CRM a plus.
  • Able to organize, prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and set and meet deadlines
  • Works autonomously and performs well under pressure
  • Detail-oriented and resourceful
  • Can work in a fast-paced environment, maintaining energy through repetitive tasks
  • Able to maintain a flexible schedule
  • Ability to keep information confidential
  • Nights and weekends are required on occasion

This position is part time (20 hours/week).

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Daniel Condoluci-Smith,