Boston, MA

Deputy Vice President and Director of the Campaign for a Greater Boston, The Boston Foundation

The Organization


As Greater Boston’s community foundation, the Boston Foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everyone. Through grantmaking, donor and funder partnerships, and civic leadership work, we seek to address critical challenges, achieve high-impact philanthropy, and serve as a hub and center for information, where ideas are shared, levers for change are identified, and common agendas for the future are developed.

Established in 1915, the Boston Foundation has served as the major philanthropy for Boston and is one of the nation’s oldest and largest community foundations, with more than $2.4B in total grantmaking to date and $1.5M in assets under management.

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The Deputy Vice President and Director of the Campaign for A Greater Boston (Deputy Vice President and Director) will join a dynamic team of fundraising professionals to collaboratively lead the first multi-year, comprehensive campaign at the Boston Foundation, tentatively titled, “Campaign for a Greater Boston.” The campaign will run from at least 2024 up to 2030, the 400th anniversary of Boston’s founding.

The Deputy Vice President and Director will be responsible for leading the collaborative development and implementation of our campaign plan, providing external- and internal-facing leadership to ensure its success. The campaign will focus on building the Foundation’s discretionary endowment, expanding the Annual Campaign for Civic Leadership, and growing alignment with Foundation goals within the wider donor community. With success in this campaign, the Boston Foundation will foster transformative community impact through priorities aligned with its new, equity-centered vision.

The Deputy Vice President will serve as a bridge-builder, identifying opportunities to deepen collaboration toward the Boston Foundation’s community impact goals. With a primary focus on external-facing relationships, they will build strong and authentic connections with donors, community members, and leaders, engaging and inspiring their support through compelling storytelling and thoughtful relationship-building.

The salary range for this role is $200,000 – $230,000, with a generous benefits package.

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Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Maureen Alphonse-Charles and Kirstin Griffiths of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials by or email Kirstin Griffiths directly at All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Koya Partners is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals living with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual living with a disability and need assistance expressing interest online, please email If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

The Boston Foundation believes that one of the great strengths of the Greater Boston community is the rich diversity of its residents in race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age and physical abilities. The Foundation seeks to enhance and support that diversity, not only by its grant making, but also by adopting and implementing employment policies and practices designed to recognize and respond to such diversity.

The Boston Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experience.

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