Director of Development

NCCF is the statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $270 million in grants since our inception in 1988. With $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments and partners with a network of affiliates to award grants and scholarships across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at the local, regional, and national levels.

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate for the Director of Development role.

The Director of Development is responsible for leading the Foundation’s statewide development efforts. The Director of Development oversees the regional development team’s work identifying and cultivating donors, establishing and growing funds, engaging with professional advisors, and working with affiliate community foundations on local asset development.

This role provides expertise and promotes relationship development with professional advisors, individuals, businesses, foundations, and nonprofit organizations, with a goal of building and growing charitable assets. The Director of Development embraces and models values of diversity, equity, and inclusion across all NCCF operations as we advance our mission.

Core responsibilities include:


Resource Development

Donor services

Professional advisors


The successful candidate will demonstrate:




We offer a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work with a committed, engaged team. The hiring range for this position is $92,000 – $97,500, depending on qualifications and experience. NCCF is an equal opportunity employer.

Are you the ideal candidate? Please email cover letter and resumé to The deadline for application submission is Friday, June 28, 2024. No phone calls, please.