Winston-Salem, NC

Director of Stewardship, The Winston-Salem Foundation

The Organization – The Winston-Salem Foundation


We are a nonprofit community foundation, comprised of over 1,650 funds, that assists people and organizations with their charitable giving, provides financial aid to college students, and makes Community Grants to nonprofit organizations in Forsyth County. We are the oldest foundation in North Carolina, and we are one of the oldest community foundations in the country. Since 2018, the Foundation has been on a journey to deepen its understanding of and commitment to racial equity as both a priority in our work in the community and as a hallmark of our organizational culture.

Position Overview

The director of stewardship is responsible for managing The Winston-Salem Foundation contact, communication with and stewardship of its current fundholders and donors. This position designs, implements and directs an integrated and comprehensive donor/fundholder stewardship program that appropriately and consistently promotes interaction and connection with and recognition of fundholders/donors at all levels. The director of stewardship will plan and implement strategies to educate, inform and engage donors/fundholders to deepen their relationships with the Foundation and help them fulfill their philanthropic goals. This individual will help develop the Foundation’s portfolio management system to ensure that the Foundation is implementing best practices in the field and ensure that its donors receive the highest level of customer service. The director of stewardship is a member of the Development and Donor Services team and will work closely with the director of development operations to review and improve the Foundation’s internal processes and procedures as they relate to the donor/fundholder experience.

How To Apply

The Winston-Salem Foundation is committed to building a staff that reflects the community served by the Foundation’s mission and strategic priorities and we invite applicants that represent our diverse community. To apply, please visit for more information on the job description and qualifications. A resume and cover letter should be submitted to

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