Employment Opportunities

The Community Foundation of Central Illinois is hiring a Director of Philanthropy! 

This newly created position will play a key role in fulfilling CFCI’s mission by developing, sustaining, and expanding relationships with current and new donors and fund holders, strengthening connections with the communities we serve, and advancing key organizational strategies and priorities. 

As our organization continues to grow, CFCI has recognized a need for:

  • Strategic and comprehensive approaches to expanding philanthropy and the services we provide to new and existing fundholders.
  • Additional funding streams to support and grow vital mission-driven programs.
  • Bolstered community connections that drive awareness of and participation in the work of our organization.

In close coordination and collaboration with the CEO, staff, Board of Directors, and other key stakeholders, the Director of Philanthropy will play a lead role in helping CFCI make a sustainable philanthropic impact in our community through visible leadership in connecting people who care with causes that matter.

We offer a competitive salary ranging from $55,000 to $60,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. CFCI provides a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance, and a 403(b) retirement plan match. Employees also enjoy vacation, holiday, and sick paid time off (PTO), along with a dedicated budget for professional development.

To Apply: Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references in one combined PDF file to jeanette@communityfoundationci.org with the subject line: “Director of Philanthropy.”  All applications will be considered strictly confidential. 

Application Deadline: Friday, August 2, 2024

The Community Foundation of Central Illinois is committed to equal employment opportunity and to compliance with all local, state and federal anti-discrimination laws.