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Director Major or Capital Gifts Salary

$96,528 (USD)

Average Salary

$46/hr

Average Hourly

$3,243

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Director Major or Capital Gifts is $96,528 a year and $46 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Director Major or Capital Gifts is between $67,856 and $119,804. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates ongoing and special project funding programs for museum, zoo, public broadcasting station, or similar institution: prepares statement of planned activities and enlists support from members of institution staff and volunteer organizations.
  • Develops public relations materials to enhance institution image and promote fund raising program.
  • Identifies potential contributors to special project funds and supporters of institution ongoing operations through examination of past records, individual and corporate contracts, and knowledge of community.
  • Plans and coordinates fund drives for special projects.
  • Assigns responsibilities for personal solicitation to members of staff, volunteer organizations, and governing body according to special interests or capabilities.
  • Organizes direct mail campaign to reach other potential contributors.
  • Plans and coordinates benefit events, such as banquets, balls, or auctions.
  • Organizes solicitation drives for pledges of ongoing support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
  • Informs potential contributors of special needs of institution, and encourages individuals, corporations, and foundations to establish or contribute to special funds through endowments, trusts, donations of gifts-in-kind, or bequests, conferring with attorneys to establish methods of transferring funds to benefit both donors and institution.
  • Researches public and private grant agencies and foundations to identify other sources of funding for research, community service, or other projects.
Director Major or Capital Gifts Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Public Relations Specialists

Job family population: 239,030

Estimated population of Director Major or Capital Gifts jobs: 4,984

Rate of error: 1.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$111,902
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Director Major or Capital Gifts Job Listings for United States

Director for Major Gifts and Planned Giving
Oct 31
Louisville, KY, USA
Catholic Charities of Louisville
Director for Major Gifts and Planned Giving The Director for Major Gifts and Planned Giving serves ... capital campaigns, and parish-level fundraising. Full time salary position $70,000 range depending ...
Associate Director of Donor Relations
Dec 5
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Equality California
... major donor program for gifts of $5,000+ annually. The Associate Director of Donor Relations ... Experience with planned giving, grant management and/or capital/endowment campaigns is preferred
Associate Director of Donor Relations
Dec 6
us
Equality California
... major donor program for gifts of $5,000+ annually. The Associate Director of Donor Relations ... Experience with planned giving, grant management and/or capital/endowment campaigns is preferred
Senior Major Gift Officer
Oct 18
New York, NY, USA
PNP Staffing Group
... Director of Development. Qualifications · Minimum of five (5) years of development experience, with at least two of those years in major gifts; capital campaign experience a plus. · Superior ...
Director of Development & Major Gifts
Dec 13
Seattle, WA, USA
Enlearn
Are you an avid problem solver who loves fundraising and major gifts and is fearless in taking on new challenges? If so, we want to talk with you! As Enlearn's Director of Development, you will be ...

The average pay for a Director Major or Capital Gifts is $96,528 a year and $46 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Director Major or Capital Gifts is between $67,856 and $119,804. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Director for Major Gifts and Planned Giving
Oct 31
Louisville, KY, USA
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Director for Major Gifts and Planned Giving The Director for Major Gifts and Planned Giving serves ... capital campaigns, and parish-level fundraising. Full time salary position $70,000 range depending ...
Associate Director of Donor Relations
Dec 5
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Equality California
... major donor program for gifts of $5,000+ annually. The Associate Director of Donor Relations ... Experience with planned giving, grant management and/or capital/endowment campaigns is preferred
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