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Full-Time Fund Development Coordinator

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Faith in Action Alabama
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Birmingham, AL

Faith in Action Alabama


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Published 8 days ago

October 30, 2020
$45,000 - $60,000

Faith in Action Alabama is a faith-based community organizing nonprofit that seeks to honor God by dismantling systemic racism to create pathways of opportunity for all Alabamians. Faith in Action Alabama, which was established by 2016, consists of congregations across race and faith lines from Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery --- and has the opportunity now to engage congregations in other parts of Alabama. Faith in Action Alabama serves as a vehicle for people of faith to further develop their leadership capacity to develop and lead campaigns that seek to dismantle white supremacy in order to bring praise, honor, and glory to the God of Liberation. Faith in Action Alabama's current campaigns are focused on anti-gun violence strategies, local criminal justice reform, voter engagement with low-propensity voters, and voting rights.

 

Faith in Action is now seeking to hire a full-time Fund Development Coordinator to grow its financial capacity to honor its mission. 

 

The Fund Development Coordinator will work in collaboration with the staff team, board members and key leaders to raise funds through individual donors and foundations. A majority of the fund coordinator's time will focus on cultivating individuals, both from small dollars donations and high wealth individuals. 

 

Qualifications and Experience:

- 4+ years of fund development experience

- Experience in grant-writing and cultivating individual donors

- Passion for racial justice and strong respect for religious diversity

- Ability to work as a member of a team -- staff and volunteers

- College degree or comparable relevant experience

- Awareness of and ability to communicate about key social issues

 

Work Expectations:

- Researching and identifying funding prospects and working with key staff and leaders to develop an outreach strategy

- Working with Executive Director to develop overall fundraising strategy that includes foundations and individual donors

- Supporting staff and key leaders as they prepare for funder meetings, etc.

- Informing staff of the process for proposal applications and ensuring that all supporting documents are prepared and submitted on time

- Partnering with Staff to draft all required documents for foundation & corporate funders (letters of intent, work summaries, proposals & reports) and individual appeals

- By end of year one, the fund development coordinator has helped the organization secure funds from at least 100 new individual donors and 3 foundations who have never invested in Faith in Action Alabama.

- By end of year two, has helped the organization increase its budget by $200,000.

 

 

Faith in Action Alabama is a faith-based community organizing nonprofit that seeks to honor God by dismantling systemic racism to create pathways of opportunity for all Alabamians. Faith in Action Alabama, which was established by 2016…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Health Insurance

Retirement Fund

Health Insurance

Retirement Fund

Location

2100 4th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203

How to Apply

Please send to daniel@fiaal.org your resume and a letter highlighting why you are interested in the job and how your experience would position you to flourish in this job.

Please send to daniel@fiaal.org your resume and a letter highlighting why you are interested in the job and how your experience would position you to flourish in this job.

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