The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) seeks a dynamic leader and fundraising professional to help Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Foundation Relations is responsible for developing a foundation relations strategy, including identifying and cultivating new foundation prospects and stewarding existing foundation relationships. The Director is responsible for cultivating and support exemplary performance from the Foundation Relations team. The Director is also responsible for drafting and editing proposals and reports for high-value foundation grants, and supervising the process for grant proposals and reports developed by the team.
The Director must be a strategic, innovative leader with superior communication skills and a demonstrated ability to proactively identify and seize opportunities for team improvement and organizational growth. This position works closely with senior management and executive leadership, playing an integral role in meeting the organization’s ambitious vision and strategic goals.
Founded in 1961, IHS is a nonprofit educational organization that works with college students and professors around the country to advance understanding of the principles of a free and open society. IHS offers educational programs, scholarships, mentoring, and faculty-development support that help college students and professors contribute to a freer, more prosperous, and more humane world.
The ideal candidate will have:
All IHS employees receive: