The Director of Development’s main goal is to initiate, cultivate, and secure a dynamic base of support from a variety of funding sources and constituents, which include: individual donors; foundations; corporations; special events; government grants; and other sources.
This position reports to the Executive Director and collaborates with the Board of Directors to ensure the organization meets its fundraising goals. This position will ensure that Forward Steps is expanding its base of support, engaging current donors and supporting its leadership as we work together to fulfill our mission.
About Forward Steps
Forward Steps empowers former foster youth so they can reach their full potential as independent, healthy and contributing members of their communities through providing financial scholarships and mentoring.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Statement
Forward Steps is an inclusive and equitable workplace, where all participants, employees, and volunteers, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability, feel valued and respected. We value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are heard. To that end, we uphold a commitment to a diverse community by nurturing an inclusive, supportive, and welcoming environment.