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Funds Development Director Salary
in Delaware, United States

$97,585 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Funds Development Director is $97,585 a year and $47 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Funds Development Director is between $68,599 and $121,115. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Funds Development Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Funds Development Director Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Director of the Statewide Autism Program
Aug 24
Wilmington, United States
Christina School District
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Credit Risk Implementation Analyst
Nov 5
Wilmington, DE, USA
Marlette Funding
... Full-Time, Direct Hire Wilmington, DE 19803 Why Join Us? Marlette Funding, Provider of Best Egg ... party development firms. * Demonstrated technical leadership skills including self-direction ...
Marketing Data Analyst
Oct 16
Wilmington, DE, USA
Marlette Funding
Marketing Data Analyst Full-Time, Direct Hire Job Summary Marlette Funding is a consumer finance ... and insights development across marketing channels and customer life cycle. o Work with data ...
Marketing Operations Analyst
Oct 16
Wilmington, DE, USA
Marlette Funding
Marketing Operations Analyst The Job Marlette Funding is a consumer finance business that offers ... Requirements Development · Strong analytical and critical thinking skills · Ability to translate ...
Workforce Initiatives Specialist-Youth
Oct 8
Dover, DE, USA
Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County
This position's establishment and continuance may be dependent upon on-going grant funding ... provide direct client services in career development, skills training, job readiness, and/or ...