Published 21 days ago

Director of Development (Grants & Fundraising)

On-site, Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA


Job Type:Full Time
Start Date:July 29, 2024
Application Deadline:July 26, 2024
Education:4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level:Director
Salary:USD $125,000 - $175,000 / year


About the Organization

Since 2013, the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) has worked to end mass incarceration in California. To ensure our communities are safe, healthy, and whole, ARC empowers formerly and currently incarcerated people to thrive by providing a support network, comprehensive reentry services, and opportunities to advocate for policy change. Through our grassroots policy advocacy, we are dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system so that it is more just and equitable for all people. We are seeking an experienced, talented and enthusiastic Development Director to join our Los Angeles team.

Position Summary

The Director of Development is responsible for creating, implementing, and managing the organization’s annual and multi-year development strategies, and overseeing all fundraising activities, including grants and contracts, major gifts moves management, corporate sponsorships, capital and other special-purpose Campaigns, Board engagement and giving, and special events. This position works in close coordination with the executive management team in developing and tracking budgets and fundraising targets, as well as program and organizational goals. The Director of Development will also work closely with ARC’s Board of Directors to support Board Members in fundraising and donor stewardship opportunities.

The Director Of Development will report directly to ARC’s Executive Director, will supervise a small team, which may include Grant Writer(s), Grant Administrators, Major Gifts, Event staff, and interns, and will oversee management, professional development, and growth of the Development Department.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead and implement ARC’s 1-3-5 year development plans.
  • Oversee fundraising to meet our $18M annual budget from diverse sources.
  • Manage grants, contracts, and compliance in coordination with the Finance Director.
  • Supervise and grow the development team, ensuring professional growth and collaboration.
  • Cultivate major donors and engage the Board in fundraising efforts.
  • Innovate new revenue streams and fundraising tactics to diversify our portfolio.
  • Help frame, design, and manage a private sector capital campaign to augment public sector dollars allocated for a new ARC office, community hub, and national learning center


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 7+ years in fundraising with a proven track record in securing significant funding.
  • Proven track record of securing significant funding (in the $100,000 - $1 million+ range) from diverse sources, including foundations, corporations, and government, as well as major gifts from individuals.
  • Experience in major gift cultivation, grant writing, grants and contracts management, and special events.
  • Experience analyzing financial reports and developing program and organizational budgets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, supervision, administration
  • Strong connections to the funding community in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and California.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and management skills.
  • Familiarity with fundraising software (Raiser’s Edge or equivalent).


  • Pay rate is $125k - $175k D.O.E.
  • Multiple employer medical/dental/ vision plans with up to 100% employee coverage, 50% for dependents.
  • Employer funded life insurance.
  • 401(k) matching
  • 10 paid vacation days, 6 paid sick days.

Equal Opportunity Statement

ARC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other category protected by local, state, or federal laws. We are committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive staff team. We strongly encourage applicants who are people of color, LGBTQ, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, people with disabilities; and/or formerly incarcerated people. 

About the Organization

Since 2013, the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) has worked to end mass incarceration in California. To ensure our communities are safe, healthy, and whole, ARC empowers formerly and currently incarcerated people to…


Los Angeles, CA, USA

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