Atlanta, GA

Vice President for Advancement and Philanthropic Services, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

The Organization

One of the 20 largest community foundations in the country, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has long been a philanthropic force in the region, well regarded for service to donors and knowledge of the philanthropic landscape throughout the region. The metro Atlanta region has a history of strong philanthropy and partnership. It also has the third highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies and growing film, music and technology sectors. The Foundation exists to inspire philanthropy to increase the vitality of the greater Atlanta region and the well-being of all residents. It is focused on tackling the most pressing challenges of the region. Since the appointment of its new CEO Frank Fernandez in August 2020, the Foundation has taken bold steps to highlight, strengthen and operationalize its commitment to equity and to the economic and social mobility of all of its residents.

Position Overview

The Vice President for Advancement and Philanthropic Services has the opportunity to capture the attention of an engaged and generous community and bring existing and new donors together to understand, address, and deepen their investment in solving the most pressing challenges of the region.

The Vice President for Advancement and Philanthropic Services will provide essential leadership to drive the growth of funds from individuals and institutions; inspiring existing donors, tapping into new and burgeoning sectors of wealth, and connecting regularly with professional financial and estate advisors.

The VP will focus heavily on business development, in particular with individuals and their advisors, sharing the unique value proposition of investments at the Foundation, and the ability of these investments to address some of the most persistent challenges in the Atlanta region through equitable grant-making, convening, and innovative leadership.

The VP and Philanthropy team will increase and steward the assets of the Foundation, matching donor passion with the needs of the region, and providing exceptional donor advisement and service.

How To Apply

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For potential consideration or to suggest a prospect, please email or call Crystal Stephens or Michelle Hall at 404-BoardWalk (404-262-7392).

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