How much does a Foundation Director make in the United States? The average Foundation Director salary in the United States is $149,146 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $122,264 and $184,975. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $122,264 10% $97,790 90% $217,595 75% $184,975 $149,146 50%(Median)
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National Science Foundation - Alexandria, VA

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Advanced Studies in Culture Foundation - Charlottesville, VA

Job Description for Foundation Director

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. 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. To be a Foundation Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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