Join Our Team as Director of Philanthropy

The Community Foundation of Johnson County is hiring a Director of Philanthropy! 

The mission of the Community Foundation of Johnson County (CFJC) is to connect communities who care with causes that matter to support sustainable change. This position will play a key role in fulfilling this mission in Johnson County by raising new funds, supporting donors and fundholders, strengthening connections to the communities we serve, and advancing key organizational strategies and priorities.

As our region and organization continue to grow, the CFJC has recognized a need for:

  • Strategic and comprehensive approaches to expanding philanthropy and the services we provide to new and existing fundholders.
  • Additional funding streams, revenues, and development systems to support and grow vital mission-driven programs.
  • Bolstered community connections that drive awareness of and participation in the work of our organization.

In close coordination and collaboration with the President and CEO and members of the Board of Directors, the Director of Philanthropy will play a lead role in raising funds and enabling the CFJC to increase the number of donors who hold funds within the organization to support the causes they value most. The leader in this newly created role will help the CFJC to strengthen the community’s nonprofit sector, multiply the impact of grassroots generosity, and address the region’s most pressing needs.

Find the full position description here.

To Apply: After thoroughly reviewing our website, interested applicants must email a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references in one PDF file to with the subject line: “Director of Philanthropy.”

Application Deadline: June 4, 2023

May 12, 2023


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