Fundraising Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does a Fundraising Director make in Chicago, IL? The average Fundraising Director salary in Chicago, IL is $139,306 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $113,503 and $178,081. 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. 

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Job Description

Fundraising Director develops fundraising strategies, formulates solicitation procedures, and oversees all fundraising activities. Identifies new donor bases, directs and coordinates solicitation of funds. Being a Fundraising Director acts as liaison with funding partners and organizations. Leads grant-writing efforts. Additionally, Fundraising Director sets funding goals. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Fundraising 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 Fundraising Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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