We strongly encourage you to include a salary range when posting a job. Including a salary range decreases the gender and racial wage gaps and streamlines the hiring process. For more information on why to include salary ranges please read this article.

Members may post open positions in their organizations for free. 

We also accept listings for jobs with non-member philanthropic organizations or those central to the work in philanthropy in North Carolina. Listings for non-members are $100. If you have questions about whether you are eligible to post a job here, please contact us.

Donor Development Associate

The Donor Development Associate position at Triangle Community Foundation is an exciting opportunity in the field of philanthropy with potential for professional growth. This position reports to the Senior Development Officer and provides administrative support to the Development & Donor Engagement Team, as well as front-line stewardship to a small portfolio of donor-advised fundholders.
Job description:
This position is responsible for the following:
Development & Donor Engagement
  • Receive and respond to initial inquiries from individuals, families, nonprofit agencies, or businesses about giving to or through the Foundation, setting up a fund, or supporting the Foundation’s programs.
  • Support initial welcome communications with new donors in advance and as part of donor orientation. Ensure thorough and consistent onboarding of donors and activation of funds.
  • Oversee and implement process steps for all gift and fund creation activities.
  • Track new fund prospects from among general inquiries, specifically for cultivation opportunities such as Foundation events and for reporting purposes.
  • Receive and triage inquiries about gifts of complex assets, such as real estate and business interests, or legacy gifts contemplated through estate planning.
  • Attend and represent the Foundation at community events and professional gatherings.  
Team Administration
  • Support data management and strategy efforts, including:
    • Manage fund and donor lists.
    • Perform fund administration in CSuite database, including overseeing, tracking, and updating profiles.
  • Maintain professional advisor profiles and track legacy gift activity within the Foundation’s database.
    • Oversee paper files and digitize records.
    • Manage internal documentation.
    • Data entry.
  • Provide project support for inter-departmental projects, including:
    • Support Community Engagement team in fundraising efforts.
    • Track recommendations from Foundation staff to donors.
  • Manage Development database projects, including:
    • Organize and clean up profiles.
    • Verify historical records.
    • Digitize files.
  • Assist in managing logistics of Development and Donor Engagement functions, such as event coordination, invitations, and materials as needed.
Work with Senior Development Officer and other Foundation staff to update published versions of fund agreements, guidelines, and related administrative forms.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to no later than Thursday, April 6th, 2023.
  • Commitment to the Foundation's goals, values, and mission. 
  • Familiarity with the Triangle region, its issues, organizations, people, and resources.
  • Prior development experience preferred.
  • College degree required; bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Strong data management skills: Experience with CRM databases, Microsoft Office Suite and spreadsheet proficiency preferred.  
  • Available to attend some events on nights and weekends.
  • Ability to interact well with diverse populations and constituencies with excellent relationship-building, listening, and facilitation skills.
  • High degree of professionalism, integrity, and warmth.
  • Ability and willingness to work closely with other colleagues as a team. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with a customer service orientation.
  • Detail-oriented with strong research and analytical skills.
  • Willingness to work flexibly within a hybrid work environment and to adjust activities and priorities and take on new responsibilities.
  • The salary range for this position is $47,000-$52,000.
  • Benefits include health insurance (medical, HSA, HRA), dental insurance, retirement plan and contributions, wellness benefit, and generous PTO.
To apply, please email cover letter and resumé to with “Donor Development Associate Position” in the subject line. Priority will be given to resumés received by Thursday, April 6th, 2023. 
Applications without a cover letter will not be considered for this position.
Triangle Community Foundation serves Chatham, Durham, Orange, and Wake counties, and is the largest nonprofit funder in our region. By working with dedicated donors and strong nonprofits, we can guide gifts in a strategic way to fill in gaps, reduce inequities, and solve the region’s most pressing challenges. Since 1983, we have envisioned a Triangle that works together so everyone can thrive, and in the last fiscal year, with the help of our generous family of donors, we granted over $32 million back into the community to make a difference.
For more details about Triangle Community Foundation, visit
At Triangle Community Foundation, we believe that when people feel respected and included, they can be more creative, innovative, and successful. While we have more work to do to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion, we are investing to move our organization and community forward. The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and if you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Larisa Putnam at
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check and background investigation.
Raleigh, NC

Current Openings

Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Non-Profit|The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Mar 28, 2023
N.C. Network of Grantmakers|Non-Profit|North Carolina|Mar 15, 2023
Triangle Community Foundation|Non-Profit|Raleigh, NC|Mar 14, 2023
The Oak Foundation|Non-Profit|Chapel Hill, North Carolina|Mar 09, 2023
Golden LEAF Foundation|Non-Profit|Rocky Mount, NC|Mar 02, 2023
NC Idea Foundation|Non-Profit|Durham, NC|Feb 28, 2023
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Non-Profit|The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Feb 23, 2023
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Non-Profit|The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Feb 15, 2023
Outer Banks Community Foundation|Non-Profit|Hybrid remote in Southern Shores, NC 27949|Feb 09, 2023