Development Officer Position Open

Join the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation, where we empower individuals to turn their passions into purpose, creating legacies that strengthen our community. Governed by a Board of Trustees, we're committed to enhancing Greater Grand Island's future through inclusive partnerships and strategic initiatives. GGICF is looking to grow and will be adding a Development Officer position.

Position Overview:

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.

The Development Officer position has a salary range of $65,000 - $75,000 and offers generous benefits. The position is open until filled, with an anticipated start date of July 2024.

Join us in building a brighter future for Greater Grand Island!

Turning Passion into Purpose.