Director of Fund Development

Location US-WI-Milwaukee
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/20/2018 2:59 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Fund Raising - Development


The organization looks forward to celebrating their 100th year anniversary in 2019 with a new Director of Development.
The Director of Fund Development is directly responsible for the planning, implementation, management and oversight of all fundraising activities, donor relations and grant solicitation on behalf of Curative Care Network. Works to raise funds for Curative Care Network, by orchestrating and implementing highly-targeted identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activity. The Director of Fund Development reports to the Vice President of Marketing and works closely with the President & CEO, Committees of the Board, volunteers and staff to enhance and support the overall mission of the organization. Contact JPratt at for a confidential discussion. Spano Pratt Executive Search is a recognized leader in the recruitment of nonprofit leadership.


• Responsible for developing philanthropy strategy for the organization.
• Writes fundraising proposals, supporting documentation and other fundraising correspondence.
• Solicits and writes grant applications.
• Develops and executes annual fundraising plan and supporting budget.
• Works with the Vice President of Marketing and Communications to plan, execute and facilitate fundraising strategies.
• Cultivates major gifts and develops endowment process.
• Serves as a resource to the CEO on all matters related to fundraising, making periodic reports to the board on the progress of development efforts.


• Professional background should include at least eight years of experience in fundraising, particularly in preparing and soliciting major six and seven figure gifts.
• Bachelor’s degree from accredited college and/or university is required.
• Requires experience developing and maintaining comprehensive fundraising programs including annual, major, principal, planned, corporate and foundation giving.
• Proven track record of principal-gift level fundraising
• Ability to work with and motivate a broad spectrum of people including major donors, community leaders, staff and the Board of Directors.
• Authentic alignment with the mission of Curative Care to improve the function and quality of life for persons with disabilities or limiting conditions through high quality care and services.
• Valid WI driver’s license

Physical Demands: Work is sedentary with some walking. Regular work hours are scheduled by supervisor and may vary on occasion due
to volume of work and events scheduled. Some local travel required to meet with donors and prospects.

Environmental Demands: Physical surroundings are pleasant and comfortable, but are subject to numerous interruptions.


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