Foundation Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Foundation Director make in the United States? The average Foundation Director salary in the United States is $143,398 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $117,551 and $177,847. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Foundation Director directs and oversees all policies, objectives, and initiatives regarding foundation activities for an association. Develops policies designed to maximize foundation funding and develops goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns. Being a Foundation Director meets with donors and prospective donors to create and foster relationships. Develops policies for the grant review and approval process. Additionally, Foundation Director typically requires a bachelor's degree. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to a board of directors/trustees. The Foundation Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Foundation Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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