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Director Foundation & Grants - RHC Foundation

Job ID: 22010
Location: Eden, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Rockingham Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.


The Director Foundation/Grants is responsible for the management of the Foundation and its activities to attract and administer charitable contributions for the support, enrichment, and endowment of the hospital. This position identifies funding sources, plans and executes fundraising programs, and maintains appropriate documentation. Plans and recruits volunteers to hold special events designed to raise funds (ie. Annual Golf Tournament, etc.) The position also is responsible for identifying, completing applications and reviewing proposals for grant


  • Identify, establish, and maintain positive contact with potential major, individual, and corporate donors using appropriate committees and volunteers of the Foundation; establishes, maintains, and expands mailing list of past donors and future prospects.
  • Develops ideas to attract planned gifts and cultivate potential donors; maintains active memorial gift program; identifies potential grant sources and assists in grant writing.
  • Oversees identification, solicitation, orientation of foundation board members and volunteers; works with foundation board chair and hospital CEO to provide leadership to organize structure and function of the board to create active participation; conducts appropriate educational programs and planning retreats for the foundation board and committees.
  • Develops procedures that will ensure the proper receiving, documentation, and accountability of all contributions received; ensures appropriate donor recognition is accomplished; develops and maintains historical profiles of all contributors, analyzes contributions and historical giving patterns.
  • Prepares a “case for support” for use in communications; actively pursues speaking engagements to communicate and raise awareness of the Foundation's mission and solicits support for current capital needs and endowments funds; develops appropriate promotional materials with assistance from hospital marketing; publishes periodic letter to communicate foundation activities in the community; coordinates public relations efforts using all appropriate media to maximize the foundation's exposure.
  • Coordinates all fundraising projects of the Auxiliary and collects all monies owed to them by employees through payroll deduction.
  • Completes accurate and timely grant applications to benefactors as measured by grant proposal review.
  • Demonstrates superior persuasive writing skills and appropriate marketing of the research proposal as measured by the funding of grant applications.
  • Possess superior internet research skills as measured by identifying grant opportunities in multiple and non traditional funding agencies.
  • Establishes contact and rapport with multiple funding agencies as demonstrated by the number of grant proposals generated from RFPs and department expectations.
  • Assist with fundraising projects and perform other assignments, as requested.
  • Consults with other department personnel as to how to obtain a funding sources as measured by customer feedback.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Bachelor's Degree in a related field
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● None
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Requires minimum of two years in fundraising, public relations, healthcare administration or grant writing.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Proficiency of computer systems and software, writing and editing skills, internet skills, knowledge of Federal Regulations in grant submission.

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC Rockingham Health Care

Organization Unit: RHC Foundation 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Eden

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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