Foundation Development Associate

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Schedule
8 Hour


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.



This position plans and implements activities that will broaden the Foundation’s donor base and establish a strong and consistent level of support. Works toward meeting established calendar of annual development activities and fund raising goals.  Assists in monitoring and implementation of various donor recognition events and cultivation of prospects.  Works with manager to provide grant administration of existing and new grants.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Employee and Annual Giving campaigns – develop, manage and implement the employee and annual giving campaigns.
  2. Works closely with manager in development and preparation of solicitation strategies; makes recommendations for long range and annual development plans to reach stated goals.
  3. Oversees all annual giving initiatives, including direct mail campaigns to enhance donor acquisition, annual employee’s campaigns, and donor recognition Recommends solicitation method, plans, and implements, evaluates and reports on activities.  Participates in major gift campaigns as required. 
  4. Coordinates special events, SCRUBS and other similar fundraising events identified by the Foundation.
  5. Responsible for communications for the Foundation, including updating website presence, social media content, newsletter creations, one page summaries etc.
  6. Provides administrative support for campus events, including processing payments for sponsorships, tickets sales, entering payments into RE, preparing acknowledgement letters etc.
  7. Project Management – coordinates and tracks all Foundation projects and ensures that all team members have necessary resources for effective execution of their responsibilities.

 Other duties as assigned by management.


#foundation #fundraising #community #donors


  • Ability to work independently
  • Project management experience required
  • Strong customer services skills a must
  • Minimum 5 years experience in philanthropy/foundation work



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