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Assistant Vice President, Foundation Relations

  11/27/2019   Rady Children's Hospital Foundation
 Job Description        

The Assistant Vice President of Foundation Relations (AVPFR) will plan, build and manage a high-level grants program focused on developing funding relationships with major national foundations. In collaboration with Foundation and Hospital staff, the AVPFR will strengthen existing foundation relationships and develop new prospects amongst the nation’s leading funders. Managing a portfolio of 80-100 local, regional, and national grant prospects, the AVPFR will serve as a frontline fundraiser, responsible for soliciting private foundations with significant grant making capacity. They will be actively engaged in prospecting potential funders, with a keen awareness of the various stages of identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Working closely with both the Vice President of Philanthropy and Deputy Executive Director, the AVPFR will enhance the RCHSD Foundation’s grants program in all areas.



Education – BA/BS degree, MA/MS preferred. • Fundraising experience – minimum 7 years of nonprofit fundraising experience, with a strong understanding of relationship development strategies and tactics. • Industry experience – prior fundraising work in the fields of healthcare and/or academia a plus. • Foundation relations – experience creating and implementing a comprehensive foundation relations program, and successfully establishing new funding models and partnerships. • Business acumen – strong understanding of and experience guiding data flow, work processes, and project management. • Interpersonal skills – ability to listen to, connect with, and inspire a wide range of stakeholders such as donors, sponsors, volunteers, and program partners. • Administration – high attention to detail, with organization skills. • Time management – ability to work efficiently under pressure, prioritizing tasks and responsibilities accordingly.


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