Development Officer Position Open

The Greater Grand Island Communty Foundation is looking for a skilled connector to join our team as a Development Officer. As a Development Officer, you'll play a vital role in cultivating relationships with donors and stakeholders to support our community's growth. Reporting to the CEO, you'll lead fundraising efforts aligned with our mission and priorities, driving philanthropic impact and fostering collaboration.


In this role, you'll cultivate donor relationships and secure financial commitments, collaborating closely with the CEO and board members. You'll develop comprehensive fundraising plans while facilitating partnerships to support community initiatives. Additionally, you'll implement donor engagement strategies through events and outreach, representing the foundation at community events and forums. Strategic decision-making, preparation of reports and presentations highlighting achievements, and management of donor cultivation activities are also key aspects of this role.


To excel in this role, you should hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate proven success in fundraising or nonprofit development. You should have a solid understanding of philanthropy and community development principles, along with proficiency in computer applications and strong communication skills. Above all, you should be highly organized and committed to community betterment.

How to Apply: 

To join our team and make a difference in Greater Grand Island, submit your resume and cover letter to with "Development Officer Application" in the subject line. More about this role and application can be found at

This position is open until filled with a start day of July 2024.


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