Fundraising Coordinator, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships
Community Living Toronto fosters inclusive communities by supporting the rights and choices of people with an intellectual disability. Our vision is a society where everyone belongs and is valued. As one of the largest developmental service agencies of its kind in North America, Community Living Toronto offers supports to over 4,000 individuals within an intellectual disability as well as support to their families, including residential and day support, assistance with employment, community support, early childhood services and respite.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree or College diploma in Fundraising, Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, or a related discipline. Working towards a certification or designation such as the CFRE (Certified Fund-Raising Executive) is considered an asset. A minimum 3 – 5 years of relevant experience in the areas of corporate and major gift fundraising, grant writing, sponsorship sales, relationship management, stewardship, and recognition. Demonstrated ability to function as a leader and mentor, providing support to staff and volunteers. Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising and sponsorship trends and strategies.
JOB SUMMARY: The Fundraising Coordinator, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships is a multifaceted position with key responsibilities for proposal and grant writing, corporate sponsorship development, major gift solicitation, acquisition, and fulfillment as well as reporting and stewardship. As a key contact for major donors, foundation administrators and families, and corporate sponsors, this position is customer service driven and supports donor and stakeholder communications, corporate and foundation giving programs. The role leads all donor, sponsor and prospect research needs, works with CLTO teams in proposal development and grant writing, and is responsible for solicitation, acquisition and retention of grants, major gifts, and corporate sponsorships. The position is also responsible for funder and sponsor reporting as well as recognition and stewardship tactics as part of this role.
RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):
Donor and Prospect Research: Researches and identifies new granting bodies to approach in support of CLTO program needs. Leads the research and identification of new sponsorship prospects for fundraising events.
Proposal Development and Grant Writing: Drafts proposals and other solicitation materials to secure grants, major gifts, and event sponsorships. Maintains updated project plans with deadlines and action plans.
Solicitation and Acquisition: Responsible for the solicitation and acquisition of grants, major gifts, and corporate sponsorships. Responsible for tracking solicitation moves towards acquisition.
Reporting, Fulfilment and Recognition: Tracks funding agreements and reporting deadlines for grants, major gifts, and corporate sponsors. Coordinates recognition tactics and sponsorship benefits for fulfilment and progress reports.
Financial Management and Administration: Provides relevant reports for analysis of fundraising strategies, including budgets, progress reports, financial analysis, and statements. Reconciles revenues and ensures the integrity of financial records relating to campaigns and events.
Candidates must pass a medical and be free of contagious disease in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and maintain appropriate immunizations, including providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (including any recommended boosters/additional doses), subject to required human rights accommodation. Should a candidate be unable to vaccinate for bona fide human rights related reasons as protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, Community Living Toronto will assess whether accommodation is possible without undue hardship based on the obligations of this position.
TO APPLY: Send an up-to-date resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting the job posting number in the subject line.