Top Foundation Executive serves as the top executive of a foundation established by a parent organization. Oversees the implementation of policies designed to maximize foundation funding. Being a Top Foundation Executive establishes goals and approves strategies for all fundraising campaigns. Meets with donors and prospective donors to create and foster relationships. Additionally, Top Foundation Executive oversees the distribution of foundation funds in order to ensure continuous support of the foundation's mission. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a board of directors/trustees. The Top Foundation Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Top Foundation Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.