Poughkeepsie, New York

President and CEO, Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

The Organization

The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley (CFHV) is a charitable, tax-exempt organization that delivers community and philanthropic leadership to inspire and celebrate charitable giving in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Since its origin as the Area Fund in 1969, CFHV currently administers and invests nearly 600 charitable funds for individuals and organizations and helps match community resources with community-focused programs in Dutchess, Putnam, and Ulster Counties. CFHV provides essential support to the region’s nonprofit community, administering more than $16 million primarily in local grants and scholarships in 2022.

The Foundation’s assets consist of donor-advised funds, scholarship funds, designated funds, field of interest funds, agency funds, and grant opportunities for local nonprofits, educators, students, and schools.

Position Overview

Moving forward, the Board believes that the Foundations’ size, strength, and community position present it with an opportunity for future growth and increased community impact. The new President & CEO will have the opportunity to execute a bold strategic plan, under the direction of a dedicated and engaged Board of Directors and a staff that is committed to making a difference in the community. The Foundation is focused on the goal of building assets to $200 million by 2030.

We seek a proven and visionary executive-level leader who demonstrates a strong ability to work collaboratively at all levels in the community, especially including nonprofit, government, and private sector leadership. As a transformational leader, this individual must be at ease leading in an effective, respectful manner that builds partnerships and goodwill to drive success across the community and in the achievement of the Community Foundations’ goals.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced and continuing education/certification, such as a CFRE, is preferred.

The salary range for this position is between $170,000 and $190,000 and will be commensurate with experience. CFHV offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to 14 paid holidays, vacation days, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a contributory retirement plan with an employer match.

How To Apply

Applications and nominations are being received by Kittleman & Associates, LLC. To apply, please send a current resume and letter of interest to https://apptrkr.com/4482977 (click on the Apply button at the bottom of the page).

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