At NEW, we believe that Poverty is a monster destroying hope and prosperity in the lives of low income communities and their families. Using NEW’s transformative approach we connect people, communities, and families to their own sense of power and economic mobility. We implement a holistic approach in all we do by addressing families’ basic needs, such as finding a stable and safe place to live, to supporting ambitious plans such as purchasing a home or starting a business.
At NEW we respect and honor all families, communities and cultures. We encourage innovation and “thinking outside the box”. We expect all employees to connect, create, and celebrate by being authentic, bold, engaged and transformational.
New Economics for Women (NEW) is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, strategic and collaborative Director of Fund Development to lead a comprehensive fundraising plan that supports NEW’s mission, operations and growth. In addition, the Director of Fund Development will cultivate and steward relationships to help increase NEW’s visibility, financial resources and in-kind/volunteer support.
The Director of Fund Development will join NEW’s Executive Leadership Team and report directly to the Executive Director. The Director of Fund Development will be responsible for the cultivation of new donor prospects and increased revenue from government, corporate and foundations in support of NEW’s goal to raise $10 million over the next three to five years. The Director will have the unique opportunity to help NEW realize its vision of a world where generations of women and families are empowered to thrive, and a community where economic disparities and the devastating effects of poverty are addressed.
The ideal candidate should possess the following expertise, knowledge and skills:
Management and Leadership
The Director of Fund Development must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and possess a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated high-level leadership success in developing and implementing a comprehensive and effective fund development plan. You will have experience in all areas of fundraising including government, corporate and foundation grants, individual and annual giving campaigns, events, as well as, a strong understanding of volunteer initiatives, and a fluency in Raisers Edge and other databases that support fundraising activities in the nonprofit sector.
Compensation for this position begins at $150,000/annually; commensurate with experience. Additional benefits information to be shared along the process.
Contact New Economics for Women by calling at:
or by visiting us at:
303 S. Loma Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Contact East Los Angeles BusinessSource Center at:
1780 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Contact NEW Women’s Business Center at:
or visit us at one of our locations:
21400 Saticoy Street
Canoga Park, CA 91304
554 W. Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster, CA 93534
6946 Van Nuys, Ste. 220
Van Nuys, CA 91405
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