NCCF is hiring!

We're looking for a Regional Director of Development, Central Region; and a Program Associate. 

Regional Director of Development for central North Carolina

Summary: This role is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies to identify, cultivate and solicit donors, financial and estate advisors and nonprofit leaders in the establishment and continued growth of charitable endowments throughout the Central Region.  This position works out of our headquarters office in Raleigh and will be poised to take on additional leadership duties.

This position requires proven competence in major gifts acquisition and planned giving, superior presentation skills and skill in representing the NCCF to potential donors, professional advisors, board members and nonprofit organizations. A passion for philanthropy and the mission of the NCCF is essential.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Proven ability to develop and implement a strategic regional development plan (current gifts, deferred and planned gifts) supporting the Foundation’s goals for increasing significant endowments in region;
  • Proven success in establishing new relationships and working with existing relationships with professional advisors such as attorneys, tax planners and wealth experts to facilitate their clients’ charitable goals utilizing NCCF services and offerings;
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to promote NCCF to donors and prospects with clarity and effectiveness and to develop presentation materials and collaterals to support this effort;
  • A donor-focused demeanor at all times, ability to build rapport and provide assistance to constituents and other staff;
  • Strong relationship and partnership orientation -- a team player with an organization-wide view.

 Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of seven years of applicable professional experience, including at least two years in nonprofit fundraising.
  • Ability to manage and meet internal and external deadlines for complex projects, while balancing competing priorities.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with experience drafting and presenting information and proposals.
  • Proficiency in working with CRM database and Microsoft Office Suite.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work with a committed, engaged team.

Are you this ideal candidate?  Please email cover letter and resumé to No phone calls, please. Deadline for submittal is January 5, 2019.

Program associate

Summary: The program associate position is responsible for implementing processes related to the Foundation’s grantmaking and scholarships programs. Work priorities include: reviewing grant and scholarship application materials for eligibility and compliance; preparing materials to support decision-making and/or distribution of funds; conducting due diligence research, data entry and maintenance; and supporting optimal use of online systems with applicants and administrators. Additional responsibilities include providing support within the online grants and scholarships system to internal and external customers; preparing supporting documentation for grants and scholarships distributions; managing records in database; and preparing reports for various boards, donors and external distribution. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong organizational skills, including high attention to accuracy and detail
  • Proven ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Willingness to learn new tasks
  • Positive approach to working with others
  • Strong verbal communication ability
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently
  • Aptitude for database management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Appreciation for North Carolina’s nonprofit and philanthropic sectors

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work with a committed, engaged team.

Are you this ideal candidate?  Please email cover letter and resumé to  No phone calls, please. Deadline for submittal is December 10, 2018.

About NCCF
NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $145 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $270 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,300 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.

NCCF is an equal-opportunity employer
The North Carolina Community Foundation is committed to ensure and provide equal employment opportunities for all people employed by or seeking employment with NCCF without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender, national origin, veteran status or any other protected category under state or federal law.