The Vice President of Development will be a member of the senior management team responsible for driving contributed revenue efforts to support NACF. This individual will design a comprehensive development plan that generates strong annual support, including implementing a major gifts program and strategies to increase annual giving from individuals, foundations, and corporations. Concurrently, the Vice President of Development will guide a multi-million-dollar capital campaign to support renovation of the organization’s new home and build increased investment in programmatic activities. This individual will manage a robust portfolio of major gift and campaign prospects, supervise and mentor the development team, and serve as an active collaborator with the program and finance staff. Working closely with and reporting to the President/CEO and collaborating with the board of directors in fundraising and relationship management, the Vice President of Development will help position the organization for growth and sustainability through an active program of prospect identification, and donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.

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NACF seeks an accomplished, visionary programs and partnership leader who is passionate about having impact across a broad array of programmatic areas that increases Native artistic and cultural visibility and access and who is deeply committed to advancing social justice, racial equity, and cultural truth. The new Vice President is a hands-on executive position that will develop strategy and implement concrete actions to ensure NACF’s mission of giving essential voice and visibility to Native artists, culture bearers, and communities. Ideally based in Vancouver, Washington, or Portland, Oregon, this position will allow flexibility for this leader to work remotely from any location within the United States. Click here to read the full Vice President of Programs and Partnerships position announcement.