We are Growing Again!

We are currently looking for a Director of Corporate Philanthropy to help engage in our community and grow our business relationships to the next level in our fight against pediatric cancer. This role will help align ISF and our vision with that of our local corporate community partners. Please see details below and contact Erin@isabellasantosfoundation.org if you meet the required qualifications.

SUMMARY: The Director of Corporate Philanthropy is a key member of the Isabella Santos Foundation. As a senior front-line fundraiser, he/she is responsible for inspiring philanthropic support from the corporate community for programs within ISF.   He/she is responsible for setting strategies, developing and actively managing a portfolio of prospects and achieving annual and long-range corporate fundraising goals. Position is approximately 25 hours a week and work from home.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the growth of corporate philanthropy for ISF by securing increased support for core annual operations as well as special initiatives
  • Identify, research, evaluate, cultivate and solicit corporations and corporate foundations
  • Craft and draft proposals and gift agreements for donors
  • Grow Corporate membership program by both acquiring new donors and increasing support from existing donors
  • Proactively develop relationships with new funding sources leading to solicitation
  • Engage institutional contacts on a regular basis
  • Manage Board involvement in corporate solicitations
  • Assist and support capital campaign solicitations of corporate prospects, as appropriate
  • Ensure proper recognition and stewardship of corporate donors
  • Write and produce corporate donor communications including membership acquisition materials, sponsorship proposals, donor reports, invitations to events, etc…
  • Provide fresh content for ISF website including corporate giving opportunities and updated supporter lists; ensure all online content is compelling, accurate, and timely
  • Write corporate donor spotlight stories for website and donor newsletters
  • Serve as a point of contact for corporate donors hosting events as it relates to their philanthropy
  • Represent ISF at institutional and community events
  • Promote and assist with donor events at ISF.
  • Maintain current and accurate contact and donor records in Blackbaud


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5 years of experience in fundraising
  • Enthusiasm for and ability to communicate ISF’s mission and programs with sincerity, persuasion, and passion
  • Strong relationship-building skills facilitating the ability to team with marketing, learning experiences, and exhibitions to deliver an unparalleled institutional donor experience at ISF
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit that enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
  • Ability to work both as a team member and autonomously
  • Comfort and ease in speaking with high-level donors, as well as public speaking
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Some nights and weekends will be required


  • Knowledge of history and trends within the non-profit sector and the local and national philanthropic communities
  • Knowledge and application of proper business etiquette
  • Experience with a Blackbaud software program desirable
  • Ability to manage and prioritize numerous projects on an ongoing basis