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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineOctober 31, 2020
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$65,000 - $70,000


Overview We are seeking a Director of Fund Development for our client project:HOMES a growing, non-profit organization using a 360° approach to improving the housing and living conditions of Central Virginians. This is accomplished through the construction of high-quality affordable housing, large-scale home repairs, resulting in greater accessibility and energy efficiency for existing homes. The Director of Fund Development is hands-on and responsible for the overall management of annual $1M fundraising plans, capital campaigns, corporate and foundation grant solicitation, program compliance and reporting. Other duties, as needed. This role manages one grant coordinator and is a key member of the management team reporting to the CEO. The organization budget is approximately $14M with about 35 employees located in Richmond, VA, with easy access on and off the Midlothian Turnpike and Chippenham Parkway. Go to to learn more! Summary of Job Responsibilities and Requirements
  • Lead by articulating the vision and mission to the department staff; provides administrative management and leadership to accomplish strategic and tactical goals through effective communications, coaching, training and development.
  • In collaboration with the Resource Development Committee, implement the Resource Development Plan and marketing goals of the organization’s strategic plan, including fund raising and development, special events and marketing to promote brand awareness.
  • Execute annual $1M fundraising plan and capital campaigns, with the Board of Directors, to obtain contributions from individuals, churches, civic groups, corporations and foundations, including submitting grant requests, preparing marketing materials and making presentations.
  • Research potential grant sources, write and submit grant applications to foundations, public entities and corporations in collaboration with program directors and Board Members.
  • Oversee maintenance of the donor database, websites and communication via newsletter, Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social networking.
  • Develop and coordinate marketing collateral materials and publications for public relations and client service activities, including information packets, annual report, annual home maintenance calendar, newsletters, feature articles and press releases.
  • Prepare bi-monthly Fund Development reports for CEO, Resource Development Committee and Board of Directors, or as requested.
  • Oversee and perform monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual program monitoring and compliance reporting to funding sources for the Rehabilitation, Weatherization and Volunteer Services divisions to ensure compliance with CDBG and HOME regulations and other grant requirements.
  • Represent project:HOMES to funders, organizations and the community at events, meetings and engagements.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Communicate with staff and management as appropriate concerning grant or donor issues.
  • Ensure all activities comply with company policies and values as well as industry standards.
  • Perform additional responsibilities related to the success of the organization.
Key Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business or related fund development related area such as planning, urban studies, or public administration preferred. Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.
  • Minimum 3 years professional fundraising and development experience.
  • Experience with federal, state, or local housing programs.
  • Experience with public relations, outreach and fund development in the non-profit sector, including strategic planning, constituency building, event planning, and grant writing.
  • Read and interpret financial statements.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and project management skills.
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as experience with standard office equipment; donor software
  • Promotes and adheres to company’s mission, vision and values; policies and applicable laws in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Represents the organization in a professional manner to all customers, vendors, and internal personnel.
  • Typical full-time, core work schedule is Monday through Thursday with one day in the office; as COVID restrictions loosen in person evening and weekend events and networking required.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment background screening.
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, paid time off, and 401(k) contribution!  Professional development reimbursement! Work life balance / flex schedule opportunity! Apply by sending your cover letter, resume and salary requirements. This position will remain open until filled. EOE M/F/D/V On behalf of its client, Warren Whitney reserves the right to alter, change, modify and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.