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Funds Development Director Salary
in Maryland, United States

$101,026 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Funds Development Director is $101,026 a year and $49 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Funds Development Director is between $71,018 and $125,386. 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 Maryland, 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 Maryland, United States

Director of Development and Communications
Dec 5
Accokeek, United States
Accokeek Foundation
Develop funding proposals for general operating support, as well as for specific programs and ... Director Development and Communications" to info@accokeek.org
Executive Director
Dec 10
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Standards Coordinating Body
The Executive Director will engage with and coordinate efforts of SCB staff, Board Members and ... developments that affect the organization or accomplishment of its strategic plan. Funding, Budget ...
Site Director - Baltimore, MD
Nov 16
Baltimore, MD, USA
Byte Back
Byte Back's Baltimore Site Director will have the opportunity to lead the expansion of the 21-year ... development and social services providers, government agencies, funders, and employer partners
Associate Deputy Director for Treatment and Prevention
Dec 6
Greenbelt, MD, USA
Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement
... initiatives funded through the W/B HIDTA and non-HIDTA grants and contracts. The position is ... Treatment and Prevention Systems Development • Pursue collaborations with partners at the federal ...
Deputy Project Director
Dec 6
Baltimore, MD, USA
Johns Hopkins University-The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI)
Demonstrated skill in collaborating with federal agencies in funded cooperative agreement programs ... the development, dissemination and effective use of data and measurement to inform and drive ...