Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of Minnesota Gift Planning Association 45th Annual Conference
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Catholic Community Foundation The Philanthropic Advisor promotes and represents the work and mission of the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) to individuals and families in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and other dioceses throughout Minnesota
Reporting to the Vice President of Development and Donor Engagement, the Philanthropic Advisor is responsible for developing partnerships with a portfolio of donors, facilitating giving experiences, and providing strategic guidance to help create suitable philanthropic plans that ultimately support our Catholic community.
Marketing Communications Specialist
Our Lady of Grace Our Lady of Grace is seeking a Marketing Communications Specialist to join the Advancement team with our comprehensive and integrated marketing communications strategy for Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church and School.
Senior Major & Planned Gifts Officer
Minneapolis Institute of Art The Job: Secure major gifts from individual donors, including unrestricted annual gifts, designated gifts for specific projects and programs, and planned gifts by managing a portfolio of high profile, high-capacity donors. This position is responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donor prospects and closing major annual gifts and planned gifts. Plans, implements and evaluates a comprehensive planned giving strategy for Mia. Act as a key ambassador through personal contact with donors and prospects.
In this role, you will….
· Manage a portfolio of 75 – 100+ major and planned gift prospects to secure funding and meet annual fundraising goals for unrestricted, restricted, and planned gifts from individuals. Annual goals are typically $1 – 2 million.
· Create and execute an individual plan for each donor so individuals are retained and upgraded, with a focus on one-on-one meetings to establish and strengthen donor relationships for long term support.
· Develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive planned giving program that aligns with Mia’s fundraising goals.
· Work collaboratively with colleagues across departments on donor strategies and maintaining timely and accurate reports to leverage optimal fundraising opportunities.
· Produce or assist with documents, calculations, proposals, endowment agreements and other materials as needed by prospects, donors and advisors.
· Maintain an active, current body of knowledge of Mia and its mission, programs, activities, institutional needs, and fundraising priorities as well as planned giving trends and vehicles.
· Communicate and report on activities to department team and other key staff.
College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota The Development Officer will work with alumni, friends, foundations, and corporations to determine their philanthropic interests, and solicit and close appropriate gifts in support of the fundraising priorities of the College of Liberal Arts and the University of Minnesota. Duties: 1) Major Gifts Development (85%) -Build and maintain a portfolio of major gift prospects (approximately 125), to ensure that timely steps are taken toward solicitation, closure, and stewardship of gifts at $50,000 or greater. -Initiate and oversee the development of proposals and written material in support of specific major gift fundraising initiatives. Utilize various giving methods such as current, deferred giving, and non-cash gifts. 2) Serve as a member of the Office of Institutional Advancement team: (10%) -Assist development leadership with major donor/principal gift strategies and special projects as requested. -Participate fully in the planning and ongoing operations of the development, annual giving and alumni relations office. Serve as liaison to annual giving, and regional/planned giving/LAG partners from the University of Minnesota Foundation. 3) Other duties and meeting responsibilities as assigned (5%). -This position requires some travel along with evening and weekend work at various University and CLA functions, as necessary.
See online posting for full job description, desired qualifications & experience, and the College of Liberal Arts.
Director of Development or Senior Director of Development
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is seeking a Director of Development or Senior Director of Development to be a results-driven major gifts fundraiser to secure philanthropic investment to support the University. This position will manage a portfolio of qualified major gift prospects by building relationships leading to timely cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. The selected candidate can be based out of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis), Rochester, Winona, or the Chicago area. The Director of Development will be responsible for meeting explicit performance objectives regarding donors qualified for gifts of $50,000 and above. The Senior Director of Development will be responsible for donors qualified for gifts of $100,000 and above. • Complete 200 personal face-to-face visits per year, of meaningful, strategic, personal interactions with assigned prospects. • Manage a major gift portfolio of prospects including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major outright and planned gifts and travel as needed in fulfillment of these duties. • Coordinate cultivation activities and solicitations with other University representatives, as appropriate, including the president, senior staff, advancement professionals, key faculty, and volunteers. • Maintain strategic cultivation plans for a focus group of assigned prospects who are scheduled for solicitation within the coming 12-18-month period. Plans will project gift amount, area of benefactor passion to support, as well as a step by step plan for cultivation with a cultivation schedule. • Provide timely, written reports regarding the outcome of cultivation and solicitation actions in the form of contact reports, stage updates, and strategy statement updates and revisions within Raisers Edge NXT.
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Join the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and make an impact as Donor Programs Assistant, enabling the success of our fundraising and education teams!
Now in its 39th year, MHIF is one of the leading non-profit cardiovascular and vascular research and education institutions in the country. We exist to create a world without heart disease and our mission is to improve people’s lives through the highest quality cardiovascular research and education. Staffed with over 70 high caliber employees, we conduct cutting-edge clinical research and transformative community research.
We are seeking candidates committed to making a difference, bring their high level of integrity, initiative, flexibility, organization skills and positive attitude. In this role, you will organize and execute meetings, events and projects and interface with donors, physicians, MHIF leadership and staff to ensure a seamless experience. Additionally, in this high impact role, the individual helps to support and optimize Salesforce (CRM) to enable MHIF events, contacts, brand and decision making. Reporting to the Vice President, Advancement, Marketing & Communications, you will also collaborate with the Education and administration teams and across MHIF.
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