Washington, DC

Major Gift and Campaign Manager, Arena Stage
The Organization

Arena Stage is alive as a center for American Theater in our nation’s capital with productions, diverse and innovative works from around the country and the nurturing of new plays. Our focus is on American artists. We produce and present all that is passionate, exuberant, profound, deep and dangerous in the American spirit. We explore issues from the past, present and future that reflect America’s diversity and challenges. These are voiced through the productions we create, the work we develop, the presentations that move beyond our stages and community and education programs that engage artists, students and audiences.

Position Overview

The Major Gift and Campaign Manager reports to the Campaign Director and, in coordination with the Donor Services Assistant supports the Campaign Committee, Board of Trustees, staff and Campaign Counsel in work and projects related to the Arena Stage’s $70 million comprehensive campaign.

Responsibilities include:

50% Front Line Fundraising and Prospect Management

  • Feeding the Campaign prospect pipeline by overseeing cultivation and qualification efforts for a portfolio of membership-level donors (<$1,500 annual giving) who have been tagged as potential major donors. This portfolio is estimated to be 30-40 individuals.
  • Soliciting individuals in this portfolio for Inner Circle membership ($1,500 – $10,000) at the appropriate time, in coordination with the Annual Giving team and the Campaign Director.
  • Working with major gift officers to track progress on strategic plans and prospect moves
  • Participating in projects related to the cultivation of major gift prospects and the stewardship of existing donors.
  • Participation in the planning and execution of major donor stewardship at all levels.
  • Transitioning successful solicitations to a major gift officer.25% Event Planning
  • Assist the Event Manager on planning and execution of 10 to 15 local Campaign events for stewardship and cultivation of Campaign prospects and donors
  • Working with donor-facing fundraising staff to create appropriate invitation lists and coordinate the invitation and RSVP process
  • Assist with logistics related to travel and non-local stewardship and cultivation events
  • Maintaining a master Campaign calendar to maximize the impact and value of cultivation and stewardship events25% Campaign Support
  • Working with the Donor Services Assistant to support the data and information needs of the Campaign team.
  • Assisting in the creation and preparation of Campaign material and solicitation proposals
  • Producing reports to track Campaign progress and liaising with the Business Office to reconcile Campaign reports with the general ledger
  • Overseeing acknowledgment and recognition processes for all Campaign giftsQualifications:

    Arena Stage seeks a seasoned, responsible, focused individual, with outstanding organizational skills and high level of accuracy. Experience in and knowledge of fundraising, specifically capital campaigns, is highly encouraged. Working knowledge of Tessitura preferred.

    The Successful Candidate:

  • Has a minimum of three years’ experience in fundraising or a related field that overlaps with the responsibilities noted.
  • Will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, strategic, professional and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Will have excellent communication skills, especially in the areas of writing and proofreading
  • Will be comfortable providing high-level customer service
  • Is available to work occasional nights and weekends
  • Conducts themselves with extreme professionalism and maturity, especially when attending high-profile events and functions
  • Thrives in a very fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrates a history of successful project management
  • Has exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, Board members, donors, and prospective donors Experience with Tessitura or similar database is a plus
  • Is experienced with handling confidential information in a discreet manor
  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree or higher

How To Apply


New Orleans

Vice President of Finance and Operations, Greater New Orleans Foundation
The Organization

The Greater New Orleans Foundation (www.gnof.org) has been a trusted philanthropic leader in the 13-parish Greater New Orleans region for nearly 100 years, bringing together passionate people from philanthropy, business, nonprofits, and government to strengthen our communities and address our region’s greatest challenges.

With a mission to drive positive impact through philanthropy, leadership and action, the Greater New Orleans Foundation works to create a vibrant sustainable and just region for all. As a community foundation, we manage assets in excess of $350 million comprised of over 900 charitable funds that have been established by individuals, businesses and organizations with a passion for charitable giving and a deep commitment to the Greater New Orleans region.

We have ambitious plans to grow our assets to $500 million by the Foundation’s centennial anniversary in 2023. In addition to supporting the philanthropic aims of our fundholders, we manage our own discretionary grant-making, attract resources to initiate innovative philanthropic programs, and provide critical governance and management training through our nonprofit leadership and effectiveness program. As a civic leader, we bring together the people, ideas, and resources to address our region’s greatest challenges.

The Foundation is an inspiring, engaging, challenging, diverse, and dynamic environment for professional and personal growth. We pride ourselves on attracting high-quality staff members and investing in them to enhance their skills and talents while they contribute their unique capabilities and perspectives to help our organization best meet its goals and fulfill its mission. Our workplace environment nurtures a diverse team resulting in a broad base of staff knowledge, experience, and talent. Position Overview

The Greater New Orleans Foundation is seeking a dynamic leader who is committed to community philanthropy and the Foundation’s core values of stewardship, responsiveness, innovation, collaboration, equity, and inclusion as its next Vice President of Finance and Operations.
The Vice President of Finance and Operations is an executive level position responsible for driving internal organizational priorities and ensuring the organization remains highly-effective and accountable in the areas of finance and operations.

The Vice President of Finance and Operations will actively seek opportunities for collaboration and cross-area work under the supervision of the President & CEO and in partnership with the President & CEO and other Foundation senior staff. This position is expected to have both: 1) a broad understanding of all areas in which the Foundation provides funding to ensure accurate and up-to-date maintenance of all Foundation financial records and 2) a process management orientation to support the President & CEO in ensuring that the Foundation operates as efficiently and effectively as possible.

How To Apply

Click on this link for job description and application details:  https://www.gnof.org/careers/vice-president-of-finance-and-operations/

Denver, CO

Event Coordinator, The Colorado Trust
The Organization

The Colorado Trust

The Colorado Trust (The Trust) is a health equity foundation dedicated to ending inequalities that affect racial, ethnic, low-income and other vulnerable populations. When the nonprofit PSL Healthcare Corporation was sold to a for-profit organization in 1985, the proceeds of the sale were used to create The Trust. Since then, The Trust has worked closely with communities and nonprofit organizations throughout the state to improve the health and well-being of Coloradans.

The Trust strives to maintain a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Position Overview


  • Participate in planning meetings to establish event logistics
  • Research and secure meeting venues, lodging, catering, audio/visual, interpretation/translation, child care providers, notetaking (as needed), and all other event-related services
  • Create and manage event registration pages, draft invitations and reminders, monitor and track registration changes and cancellations, and communicate with attendees
  • Collect, prepare and distribute all meeting materials (agendas, evaluation forms, etc.)
  • Monitor, record and verify all event-related expenses
  • Provide onsite support during events, including setup and tear-down
  • Resolve issues and requests in an effective and timely manner; notify respective parties of decisions made on issues and requests
  • Work with Research, Evaluation & Strategic Learning department staff to distribute and ensure completion of meeting evaluations
  • Provide debriefs on meetings/events, including possible improvements and budget variances
  • Assist with supporting event attendee recruitment via email, phone and in-person (as needed)
  • Assist with other tasks as assigned.


  • Experience and/or training in event planning and/or logistics coordination, or a commensurate combination of education and experience
  • Experience with project management
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, with sensitivity to cultural communication differences
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities, and to meet all deadlines
  • Ability to communicate and respond via phone and/or email in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to operate standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Ability to set up and maintain effective systems of organizing information, materials and communication
  • Proven ability to problem-solve and follow-up appropriately on process and procedural issues using good judgement
  • English proficiency required; Spanish proficiency a plus
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, and travel in-state (required); travel ranges from 25 to 50 percent of the time
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Personal Attributes

  • Passion for and commitment to The Trust’s health equity vision, and its mission of advancing the health and well-being of the people of Colorado
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds, especially across race, ethnicity, gender and class
  • Commitment to issues of community, diversity, equity, integrity and fairness
  • Comfort serving collaborative teams of colleagues both on-site and remotely
  • Ongoing commitment to improving skills and knowledge acquisition
  • Ability to handle confidential issues with discretion
  • Action-oriented self-starter who can work well independently and in teams
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet deadlines
  • Comfort creating and adhering to organized systems within flexible and dynamic community environments.

$48,000 annually. The Trust offers full-time employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

To Apply
Please submit a detailed letter of interest and résumé. Electronic submission by email to humanresources@coloradotrust.org is preferred. Alternatively, submissions may be sent via fax to (303) 839-9034; or, via mail to:

The Colorado Trust
Attn: Human Resources
1600 Sherman St.
Denver, CO 80203

The deadline to apply for this position is end of day on Friday, May 31, 2019.

The Trust seeks talented, team-oriented individuals, dedicated to our goal of advancing the health and well-being of the people of Colorado. Additionally, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome a diversity of perspectives and experiences among our staff. For more information, please visit www.coloradotrust.org.

Cambridge, MA

Vice President, Finance & Operations, Center for Effective Philanthropy
The Organization

About CEP

For more than a decade, CEP has led the movement to improve philanthropy through a powerful combination of dispassionate analysis and a passionate commitment to improving lives. Today, over 300 funders have used CEP’s assessment tools to gather honest feedback from their stakeholders in an effort to learn how to be even more effective. CEOs and trustees have come to rely on our research for insights into foundation effectiveness on a wide range of topics, from assessing performance to developing strategy to managing stakeholder relationships. Our highly regarded programming—including our biennial conference—gives philanthropic leaders an exclusive and unprecedented opportunity to connect with their peers. CEP is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with a second office in San Francisco, California. Strengths of CEP’s work culture are entrepreneurialism, accountability, teamwork, collegiality, diversity, and mutual respect.

Position Overview

Vice President, Finance & Operations

The Vice President oversees all aspects of the Center for Effective Philanthropy’s (CEP) finances and operations. Reporting to the President and serving as a key member of the senior staff, the Vice President will be responsible for advancing CEP’s approach to financial and operational management and contributing to CEP’s overall strategic direction. In addition, this person will ensure that accurate and useful financial reporting and modelling guides CEP’s decision-making. The Vice President will be responsible for ensuring the best processes and policies are in place for both finance and operations. The Vice President will manage a team of four to five staff and oversee relationships with a number of external vendors and consultants.

This is a great opportunity for a proven leader with strong analytic, finance, and operational skills to contribute to a growing organization widely considered among the most influential in philanthropy.

Key Responsibilities

You can expect to contribute to CEP’s success by:

·        Advising the President and other key leaders on financial planning, budgeting, cash flow, investment priorities, and policy matters.

·        Serving as the key liaison to the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and representing and presenting on key matters to both the Committee and the full Board.

·        Contributing to key strategic decisions, including how and whether to pursue opportunities to extend CEP’s work, helping to chart and model out potential economic models for different options.

·        Overseeing all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting, including cash flow and forecasting.

·        Capably representing CEP externally in banking and lease negotiations and in relationships with key vendors.

·        Managing relationships with CEP’s legal counsel and ensuring compliance with both relevant laws and best practices.

·        Taking on cross-cutting, important projects as needed and at the direction of the President. Examples include: ensuring ongoing compliance with EU General Data Protection Regulations; analyzing opportunities in new markets for CEP’s products and services; analyzing partnership possibilities; and exploring potential new office locations.

·        Directing information technology for the organization, overseeing relationship with CEP’s IT vendor.

·        Working with team to continually assess and upgrade CEP’s approach to internal controls, compliance with accounting standards, and other relevant finance policies and practices.

·        Overseeing the annual budgeting process that builds on CEP’s strong history of excellent financial management and its record of more than a decade and a half of consecutive surpluses and clean audits.

·        Bringing the highest level of integrity and a predisposition to be open and transparent with both colleagues and those outside the organization.

·        Setting the highest standards of internal service in ensuring CEP’s operations in both its San Francisco and Cambridge offices are smooth and conducive to staff doing their best work.

·        Managing the team in a way that both sets a high bar for performance and provides staff with stellar operational and administrative support.

·        Demonstrating a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, both in interactions internally and in approaches to processes such as vendor selection.

Qualifications/ Requirements

·        Business or Accounting degree mandatory, an MBA and/or CPA strongly preferred

·        Minimum 10 years’ experience including financial planning, modeling and analysis, along with responsibility for shepherding an organization or division through an audit process

·        Familiarity with nonprofit finance and accounting environment and relevant regulations

·        Proficient in QuickBooks, Salesforce, and Excel

·        Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills

·        Comfort with disagreement and ability to resolve conflict

·        Strong mentoring and coaching experience in a diverse work environment

·        Self-reliant but also open and collaborative

·        Flexible, energetic, with a high sense of individual responsibility and an ability to anticipate needs and plan accordingly

·        Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

·        Ability to toggle between the details and the big picture and to recognize the importance of each


Our nonprofit model is central to our identity: our bottom line is impact, not profit. Yet even as a nonprofit, we successfully compete for top talent across both the public and private sectors and offer competitive compensation and benefits, including:

·        The annual salary range for this role is $170,000 to $185,000

·        Performance based incentive compensation plan

·        Comprehensive health and dental insurance plans

·        Generous paid time off plan, including up to 15 holidays, two weeks of accrued vacation, and two personal days per year

·        401(k) plan with a 1:1 Employer Match up to 5% of total compensation

·        Generous annual personal professional development allowance

·        Flexible spending and dependent care tax free savings plans

·        Life insurance covered 100% by the organization

To Apply

Please fill out our application for employment and attach a resume and a thoughtful cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. If you have any questions, please contact Leaha Wynn, Associate Manager, Human Capital and D&I Strategist or Alyse d’Amico, Director of Human Capital at jobs [at] cep [dot] org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Denver, CO

Executive Director, Camber Outdoors
The Organization

Camber Outdoors is the hub for advancing career opportunities, leadership and entrepreneurship to inspire an outdoors, truly for everyone. Envisioning a future of “Everyone’s Outdoors”, it is a national organization dedicated to achieving equity for all women and underrepresented communities in the workplace of the active-outdoors industries, through innovative and thought-leading programs and initiatives. With partner companies, individual members, and supporters, Camber Outdoors strives to accelerate and achieve equity for all in the outdoors—from senior industry leadership to outdoor recreation participants–from the boardroom to the backcountry.

Position Overview

Camber Outdoors seeks a new Executive Director who is deeply committed and authentically connected to the mission of Camber Outdoors. She or he will bring thoughtful partnership to the outdoors industry, strategic and operational leadership, management acumen and experience in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and culture change to the role. The new Executive Director will work closely with the Board, staff, and key stakeholders to advance the organization’s mission, provide strategic leadership, and ensure the development and delivery of innovative member programs.

How To Apply

Camber Outdoors has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit http://the360group.us/CO_ED_PD.pdfto review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. No calls, please. Earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

Camber Outdoors has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit http://the360group.us/CO_ED_PD.pdfto review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. No calls, please. Earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

Washington D.C.

President & CEO, National Center for Family Philanthropy
The Organization

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) was founded in 1997 in response to the need for a national source of knowledge and expertise that advocates for the value of family philanthropy. Grounded by the perspective of donor families, NCFP has helped to define this burgeoning field and raise awareness of its unique issues.

NCFP is the only nonprofit resource dedicated exclusively to families who give and those who work with them. It firmly believes that family participation enriches philanthropy and that philanthropy strengthens families. It is through these shared values that NCFP establishes fruitful partnerships with community foundations, advisors, philanthropy-serving organizations, and financial institutions who support donor families.

Position Overview

President & CEO Responsibilities

  • Evolve business model to innovate on offerings and grow financial capacity for future initiatives
  • Build and amplify NCFP’s role and reputation as a sector leader
  • Foster a learning culture where discussions about equity, and practices to advance it, are woven into the fabric of NCFP’s work internally and externally.
  • Inspire and challenge the leadership team to identify and deliver on opportunities for growth and impact while providing effective internal leadership, coaching, and professional development.
  • Serve as the public face and key spokesperson for NCFP, representing the organization with credibility and enthusiasm, leveraging its strong brand and clearly communicating its vision and value proposition to diverse audiences.

Preferred Background and Experience

  • Significant track record of progressively responsible senior leadership experience, with a proven history of successfully navigating organizations through strategic evolutions and leadership transitions.
  •  Deep knowledge of the philanthropic sector with direct experience gained in a foundation or other philanthropic enterprise.
  • Genuine passion for the impact that giving families can have on the world and an innate curiosity about the future direction of the field of family philanthropy.
  • Demonstrated ability to build an organization’s financial capacity.
  • Participatory and inclusive leadership style that fosters diverse points of view, respectful collaboration and accountability.

To read more about the opportunity and the ideal candidate, view the full position profile here: https://waldronhr.com/searches/national-center-for-family-philanthropy

How To Apply

To Be Considered

An equal opportunity employer, the National Center for Family Philanthropy is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. NCFP does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. A current resume and cover letter articulating your interest and fit for the role should be submitted through Waldron’s Candidate Web Portal.


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Washington, D.C.

Chief Development Officer, Greenpeace
The Organization

Greenpeace is one of the most recognized and influential environmental organizations in the world, they are seeking a Chief Development Officer to lead senior leadership and the management of Greenpeace USA fundraising program.

Position Overview

About the Organization

Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. For almost fifty years, Greenpeace has fought to save the planet from the threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and the threat of a nuclear disaster. Greenpeace does not accept funds from any corporations or government entities, safeguarding our independence and ability to speak the truth and act boldly.

About the Role

The Chief Development Officer must be an incredibly ambitious, innovative, entrepreneurial, and seasoned development professional to manage and inspire our strong fundraising staff and supporters. The CDO is responsible for the leadership and management of Greenpeace USA fundraising programs for Greenpeace Inc., Greenpeace Fund, and the Development Department which includes an in-house, street and door canvass, as well as Direct Marketing, Monthly Giving, Major Donor, Foundations and Planned Giving Programs. The CDO serves as a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), which provides leadership on overall organizational strategy, management, administration, finance, and program development. The CDO will work with the SMT to instill a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization, ensuring that fundraising is a valued and mission-aligned component in all of our work.  The CDO also serves as a member of the Global Fundraising Directors team, and a key liaison to the Greenpeace US Boards of Directors.

The ideal Chief Development Officer will have:

  • Experience building and managing complex budgets, for both annual and multi-year plans – including providing financial analysis.
  • Strong management skills, including 7 to 10 years of experience supervising and leading diverse, complex teams, including staff members who work around the world to achieve ambitious results.
  • Ability to serve as a key member of the Senior Management Team. Experience with organizational strategy and planning at the senior level, particularly with change management.
  • Experience and proven track record of building relationships with foundations to ensure funding.
  • A demonstrated commitment to racial and gender equity, and social justice.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

How To Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit www.driconsulting.com/positions/.

Denver, CO

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, The Colorado Trust
The Organization

The Colorado Trust (The Trust) is a health equity foundation dedicated to ending inequalities that affect racial, ethnic, low-income and other vulnerable populations. When the nonprofit PSL Healthcare Corporation was sold to a for-profit organization in 1985, the proceeds of the sale were used to create The Trust. Since then, The Trust has worked closely with communities and nonprofit organizations throughout the state to improve the health and well-being of Coloradans.

The Trust strives to maintain a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Position Overview

Position Summary
The Vice President & Chief Financial Officer has responsibility for The Trust’s overall financial management, including investments, budgets, audit matters, tax matters, risk management, information technology and human resource management functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and lead all financial, investment, risk and insurance management, and information technology planning and operations
  • Supervise and manage the preparation and maintenance of all financial records, reports and systems
  • Supervise and manage the preparation of capital and operating budgets and the multi-year grantmaking budget
  • Ensure the timely availability of funds for operations and grantmaking activities
  • Track and reconcile operating and grantmaking budget expenditures
  • Ensure compliance by The Trust and The Trust’s managers with the Internal Revenue Code and regulations thereunder
  • Supervise and manage the preparation and timely filing of reports and returns required by government agencies and other oversight entities, including those required under the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code and regulations thereunder, and to pay any related taxes
  • Supervise and manage the preparation for and supervision of all activities related to the annual audit by independent external accountants
  • Actively monitor and evaluate the performance of The Trust’s investment portfolio and its investment managers
  • Carry out and ensure compliance with The Trust’s Statement of Investment Policy
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with the investment consultant, the custodian of The Trust’s funds, its banker(s), auditors, consultants and attorneys
  • Convey timely and accurate information to the president and the Board of Trustees on all matters related to the financial management of The Trust
  • Provide risk and insurance management activities that protect the resources of The Trust
  • Provide for a comprehensive human resource management program that ensures compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws while at the same time providing management with a system of organization and compensation that promotes employee performance and morale
  • Provide leadership and supervision of the Finance & Operations staff
  • Support and advance the professional development of the Finance & Operations staff
  • Provide leadership in and manage the strategic development and deployment of information technology at The Trust
  • Actively contribute to the development and execution of the strategic vision and plan of The Trust
  • Be the primary staff representative to the Investment Committee, the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board of Trustees
  • Respond to requests for information by members of the Board of Trustees
  • Represent The Trust in a variety of settings, including that of liaison to members of the business, financial and investment communities
  • Represent The Trust in financial and investment matters to other members of the foundation and nonprofit communities locally, regionally and nationally
  • Participate in staff trainings and other efforts intended to improve The Trust’s alignment with our values of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Carry out such other duties as shall be assigned from time to time.

Candidate Profile
Professional experience

  • Holds an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance and/or related fields from accredited colleges or universities
  • Holds professional certification as a Certified Public Accountant with an active license to practice from a state (preferably Colorado) of the United States of America, and/or as a Certified Financial Analyst, and/or significant professional experience at the senior executive level in these areas
  • Has the ability to manage professional staff and manage long-term and team projects in a multitasking environment
  • Has the ability to maintain a cooperative, supportive and professional relationship with other members of The Trust’s staff
  • Possesses a comprehensive understanding of The Trust’s legal environment and tax-exempt status
  • Exhibits a facility for clear, concise, honest and forthright representation of The Trust through all forms of communication and in all forums, particularly the ability to communicate complex financial information
  • Possesses a comprehensive understanding of The Trust’s organizational structure and the interaction of the separate functional elements of the foundation (i.e., executive, program, finance & operations, research, evaluation & strategic learning, and communications)
  • Understands the public policy dimensions of The Trust’s work and can provide strong advocacy for The Trust’s interests
  • Possesses firsthand knowledge of financial operations management at all levels, and extensive experience in the management and oversight of budget, audit, risk management, tax and reporting activities
  • Possesses substantive knowledge of investment management, including the understanding of capital markets, asset allocation and effective due-diligence strategies
  • Possesses a comprehensive understanding of nonprofit accounting and tax-related laws
  • Has knowledge of and experience in information systems and technology
  • Has the ability to maintain and protect the confidential nature of business affairs of The Trust and those with whom it has relationships
  • Is committed to The Trust’s health equity vision and its mission of advancing the health and well-being of the people of Colorado.

Personal Attributes

  • Possesses demonstrated leadership skills so as to invite and sustain confidence of the Board of Trustees and staff of The Trust, and to promote the credibility and public image of The Trust in the community at large
  • Has demonstrated experience in maintaining effective relationships with a wide variety of constituencies, including financial consultants and investment managers and advisors
  • Has an appreciation for the “big picture” of the foundation’s work, including the ability to contribute to a vision for the future
  • Has an optimistic and energetic spirit, a strong work ethic and duty concept, and a substantial personal ethical base, coupled with the desire to contribute to the fulfillment of the mission as well as the financial advancement of The Trust
  • Possesses a well-developed analysis around equity, inclusion, power and systems of oppression
  • Ability to command the respect and support the activities of a Board of Trustees with a strong financial orientation
  • Strong analytical skills; experience interpreting strategic plans and changes in how services are delivered in a long-term sustainable operating model
  • Outstanding business acumen, balancing financial strategy with day-to-day fiscal excellence
  • A collaborative and flexible management style, with a strong service mentality
  • Excellent relationship-building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Personal qualities of integrity, entrepreneurial spirit, voice of reason, striving for continuous improvement and a sense of humor are essential
  • Knowledge of The Trust’s core services and passion for its mission.

The Trust seeks talented, team-oriented individuals, dedicated to our goal of advancing the health and well-being of the people of Colorado. Additionally, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome a diversity of perspectives and experiences among our staff. For more information, please visit www.coloradotrust.org.

How To Apply

If you, or anyone you know, are interested in this opportunity, please email your résumé and cover letter to:

Janet Albert
Partner, Bridge Partners

Larry Griffin
Partner, Bridge Partners

New Haven, CT

Program Director - New Haven Healthy Start, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
The Organization

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is the region’s largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment. Our mission is to create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven by increasing the amount of and enhancing the impact of community philanthropy.

Position Overview

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment, is seeking a qualified candidate for Program Director for New Haven Healthy Start.  The Community Foundation’s mission is to create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven by increasing the amount of and enhancing the impact of community philanthropy.

Title: Program Director
Department:  Grantmaking & Strategy
Reports to:  Vice President for Community Engagement
FLSA Status:  Exempt

Under the direction of the VP for Community Engagement, The New Haven Healthy Start (NHHS) Program Director is responsible for leading all areas of NHHS implementation, including interaction with and support to funded sites, assurance of ongoing quality improvement efforts at sites, and compliance with federal data and documentation requirements. The Program Director also ensures full integration of NHHS with city-funded perinatal services and linkage of NHHS to other programs relevant to the health and wellbeing of women, infants, fathers and families. In addition, the position represents the program and expands the program’s presence among local and statewide community partners as designated by the VP for Community Engagement.

• Working with subcontractors and administrators to monitor contract compliance and implementing the Quality Management and Assurance System (QMAS)
• Preparing and submitting required federal grant reports including data reporting requirements
• Ensuring all data is input into the database for the National Evaluation
• Planning and implementation of the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Perinatal Learning Collaborative
• Leading and Coordinating the process for development of federally mandated performance benchmark and  annual reports and reapplications
• Working closely on all activities with evaluators and data managers from other organizations, including the CT State Department of Public Health
• Representing NHHS and The Foundation  at meetings and Healthy Start activities
• Serving as back up to CAN Coordinator and Core Services Manager, as required
• Supervising three Healthy Start staff, as required
• Interacting with the federal Project Officer
• Some travel required

• Master’s degree in public health or related field or bachelor’s degree in related field and at least five years of leadership experience in a related program area
• Successful experience convening and working with community-based organizations, and working with consumers and other community stakeholders
• Excellent writing and editing skills; effective public speaking skills
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to interpret and present basic public health data and to explain the meaning of public health statistics
• Ability to develop and implement work plans and timelines
• Ability to manage complex tasks and meet deadlines
• Demonstrated commitment to health equity and to women’s health
• A commitment to an inclusive environment
• Supervisory experience

How To Apply

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume/C.V. and a short writing sample to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org with the words “Program Director application-ABFE” in the subject line no later than May 17, 2019.  No phone calls please.

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is an equal opportunity employer.

New York City

Membership Database Specialist, ABFE
The Organization

Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE)

ABFE is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in Black communities. Partnering with foundations, nonprofits and individuals, ABFE provides its members with professional development and technical assistance resources that further the philanthropic sector’s connection and responsiveness to issues of equality, diversity and inclusion. Established in 1971 as the Association of Black Foundation Executives, the all-volunteer organization was credited with many of philanthropy’s early gains in diversity. It since has evolved into a fully staffed, influential network. In 2013, the organization shed its descriptor and adopted the simpler ABFE (ab-fee) to better reflect its broadening membership.


Position Overview

The Position

The Membership & External Affairs Data Specialist is responsible for administering all aspects of our membership data base processes for donor records, acknowledgments, reporting and analysis. The specialist also oversees membership program data collection, the tracking of contractual data requirements and reporting functions.

Responsibilities & Key Functions – 50%

Membership Data Base

  • Perform all Donor Perfect (DPO) database administration including but not limited to: coding development, record maintenance, reporting, duplicate record merging, clean-up tasks, security and quality control audits for cash, volunteer support & in-kind donations.
  • Ensure the timely processing of gifts and generation of automated acknowledgment system that allows the personalization of thank you letters in support of specific campaigns and member interest.
  • Produce and manage the accurate creation/generation of financial, analytical, statistical and demographic reports as well as mailing lists, recognition lists and other data extracts as requested.
  • Produce invoices for new members and/or membership renewals according to their expiration dates.

Data Analysis & Specialized Donor Reports

  • Produce and manage reconciliation, revenue and other reports such as gifts and pledges and acknowledgement activity for Membership & External Affairs Vice President
  • Build and communicate performance metrics, reports and dashboards to illustrate key organizational trends. Use financial models that enable forecasting and lend greater predictability to fundraising revenue streams. Incorporate both quantitative and qualitative elements to convey key drivers of fundraising effectiveness.
  • In coordination with internal analysis working groups and key stakeholders across multiple departments, analyze strategies and tactics that result in optimal campaign performance and increased lifetime value of ABFE members. Identify trends and opportunities in order to facilitate data-driven decision-making.
  • Provide training and technical support to all Donor Perfect database users. Assist Director of Membership and Special Events and Fundraising Manager in using the aspects of the program required to support the fundraising efforts of the organization.
  • Support Director of Membership and Special Events and Communications Manager in creation of specific donor selections for varying campaign messaging and goals.
  • Assist in the organization and implementation of campaign mail merges via DPO with multiple layers of personalization.

Events – 10%

  • Assist in coordinating and tracking all event logistics, including registration set-up and reporting

Program Data and Reporting – 30%

Program Data Collection

  • Work with Vice President of Membership & External Affairs and Director of Membership and Special Events to collect and enter member data into data base and spreadsheets to ensure accurate and timely access of key information and statistics

Program Reports

  • Assist Executive Director with data and information needed for government funding and private grant applications.
  • Provide data for grant requests and reports, upon request from VP Membership & External Affairs and External Affairs team.
  • As needed, work with VP Membership & External Affairs and/or External Affairs Team, to analyze and interpret data for program planning purposes.

Other Administrative Roles – 10%

  • Respond to general info emails and basic phone inquiries.
  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree
  • Two years + experience with fundraising software, preferably Donor Perfect Online (DPO), donor database applications; and online giving software
  • Ability to work with multiple data base systems
  • Strong strategic and analytic skills to find and leverage agency information in ways that can improve agency outcomes and efficiencies
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel, and Google Suite.
  • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with co-workers, clients, and volunteers with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and treat each individual with respect, dignity, and compassion.
  • Excellent organizational and initiation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete a variety of expected and unexpected tasks.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in constantly changing and sometimes demanding or chaotic environment.
  • Willingness and ability to make sound judgment without on-site supervision.
  • Practicalities


  • Database Administration: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Education:
  • Associate (Preferred)
  • Reports to: Director of Membership and Special Events and Vice President, Membership & External Affairs

    Work station: ABFE Office: 42 Broadway, 20th fl.

    Hours/schedule: This is a full-time, non-exempt position (40 hours/week) with benefits. May require some evening.

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to hiring@abfe.org