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Engaged Philanthropy Officer

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The Denver Foundation's vision is a Metro Denver that is racially equitable in its leadership, prosperity, and culture, and we are a catalytic leader that engages critical issues and accelerates systems change.

To achieve this, we believe that all staff must be intentional in applying Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity to their practice. The ideal candidates for this position will be committed to racial equity.

WHAT IT MEANS TO WORK IN THE IMPACT GROUP:

The Denver Foundation’s Impact Group is responsible for delivering exceptional outcomes to drive the Foundation’s community leadership. The Impact Group is responsible for managing all aspects of the Foundation’s revenue development, donor stewardship, grantmaking, and leadership activities around public policy, evaluation and learning, and philanthropic leadership and engagement. The Impact Group is dedicated to leveraging philanthropy and generosity to help create a more racially equitable community, in which all residents have the opportunity for a high quality of life and a voice in their futures.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is a frontline fundraising and community engagement position, responsible for managing a portfolio of current and prospective donors and grantees. The Engaged Philanthropy Officer will work with donors and nonprofits to achieve the Foundation’s annual fundraising goals, execute on annual grantmaking goals, and integrate the two for optimum community impact.

RESPONSIBILITIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Departmental Collaboration and Engagement:

  • Contribute to building and sustaining positive departmental culture that supports commitment to team goals and core values, and that fosters development of individual leadership, accountability, and continuous improvement
  • Work in collaboration with other impact group colleagues and communications staff to tell stories of impact for the community, and for donor-specific reporting
  • Participate with impact group colleagues to identify opportunities for co-investment and donor/nonprofit collaboration
  • Work with impact group colleagues and communication staff to produce events, convenings and other opportunities for donor engagement and donor/grantee connection
  • Leverage grantmaking expertise and work with other impact group colleagues to provide content for donor research requests

Fundraising and Donor Services:

  • Steward a portfolio of lower and mid-tier fundholders to provide excellent customer service and hands-on, personalized support in their philanthropy to drive the Foundation’s fundraising, endowment, and co-investment goals. Portfolio may include donor-advised fundholders, nonprofit endowment funds, field of interest funds, and other types of donors.
  • Cultivate new donors and gifts of all types to the Foundation, elevating the Foundation’s value proposition for engaged philanthropy through personalized services, impactful products, and donor/grantee connections
  • Promote giving to and through The Denver Foundation, and contribute to donor communications on the importance of permanent and flexible funds with a racial equity focus, that are collaborative and provide community-based solutions
  • Engage in donor support services to include but not limited to:
  • donor research
  • Fund reviews
  • Participate in the stewardship and expansion of the EPIC program and the foundation’s commitment to democratizing philanthropy in communities of color

Grantmaking and Nonprofit Relationship Management:

  • Participate in funding cycles and process management for the Foundation’s community grant program. This may include but is not limited to responding to grant cycle inquiries, proposal review, follow up discernment, providing funding recommendations, and coordination of approval and declination
  • Nonprofit/grantee relationship management. This may include but is not limited to maintaining relationships with grantees, and assessing annual progress
  • Conduct due diligence on applicants including review and analysis of grant proposal and, if appropriate, site visit by phone or in person. Develop and produce written summaries and recommendations
  • Participate with Impact Group colleagues to refine protocols for grant review, including developing, documenting, and maintaining internal systems for grants portfolio under purview.
  • Grantee relationship management. This includes but is not limited to maintaining relationships with grantees, assessing annual progress, and making recommendations, when needed, on course correction

*Donor and grantee portfolio distribution will vary to align with the skills and of the relationship management team

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least five years of experience in fundraising and/or donor service
  • Knowledge and understanding of the local nonprofit sector
  • Has a learning orientation that’s focused on building a continuous improvement and learning culture through assessment of outcomes and promoting organizational change
  • Strong customer service orientation and excellent interpersonal and relational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and time management skills
  • High level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • An unwavering commitment to racial equity
  • Belief in the model of community foundations
  • Commitment to the philosophy of the Impact Group, bringing together all philanthropy at the Foundation
  • Ability to build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and cultures

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in major gifts, donor-advised funds, planned gifts and/or complex assets
  • Experience with grantmaking and grant administration
  • Knowledge of Blackbaud and or other CRM software for moves management purposes

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The position is based in an office environment with a mix of private offices and cubicles.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

●      Daily communication via phone.

●      Frequent extended hours in front of a computer screen with or without accommodations.

●      Regular group and public speaking.

●      Occasional activities occurring outdoors

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

●      Must be authorized to work in the United States

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.

COMPENSATION: This is a full-time exempt position. The Denver Foundation offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off, retirement contribution, tuition assistance, and medical, life, and disability insurances. The starting salary for this position ranges from $55,000 to $65,000, depending upon experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested applicants should complete the application located on our Careers page at http://www.denverfoundation.org/About/Careers. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

THE DENVER FOUNDATION’S ANTI-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: The Denver Foundation shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, selection of vendors, and provision of services.

The Denver Foundation practices and champions inclusiveness in our community. We honor the diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members of our community. Candidates from traditionally marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

The Denver Foundation's vision is a Metro Denver that is racially equitable in its leadership, prosperity, and culture, and we are a catalytic leader that engages critical issues and accelerates systems change.

To achieve this, we believe…

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  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
Salario
USD $55.000 - USD $65.000
/ año
This is a full-time exempt position.

Compensación

The Denver Foundation offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off, retirement contribution, tuition assistance, and medical, life, and disability insurances. 

The Denver Foundation offers a competitive benefits package including paid time off, retirement contribution, tuition assistance, and medical, life, and disability insurances. 

Ubicación

Presencial
1009 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203, USA

Cómo aplicar

Interested applicants should complete the application located on our Careers page at http://www.denverfoundation.org/About/Careers. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Interested applicants should complete the application located on our Careers page at http://www.denverfoundation.org/About/Careers. Applications will be accepted until…

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