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Director of Fundraising

Napa Valley Community Housing
1.9 out of 5
150 Camino Dorado, Napa, CA 94558
$85,000 - $105,000 a year - Full-time


150 Camino Dorado, Napa, CA 94558

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  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

About Us

Napa Valley Community Housing is a dedicated organization committed to addressing the critical need for affordable housing in Napa and the surrounding area. We believe that everyone deserves safe, decent, and affordable housing, and we work tirelessly to make this a reality for individuals and families in our community. Through innovative programs, community partnerships, and advocacy efforts, we strive to create sustainable solutions to the housing crisis.


We are seeking a passionate and experienced Director of Fundraising to lead our efforts in securing financial support for our mission. The Director of Fundraising will play a pivotal role in advancing our fundraising strategies, cultivating relationships with donors and partners, and implementing initiatives to drive revenue growth. This individual will work closely with the CEO to develop and execute comprehensive fundraising plans that align with our organizational goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

- Develop and implement a strategic fundraising plan to support the financial sustainability and growth of the organization.

- Identify and cultivate relationships with individual donors, corporate sponsors, foundations, and other potential funding sources.

- Lead the planning and execution of fundraising events, campaigns, and initiatives to engage donors and raise awareness of our mission.

- Marketing and communications: Develop compelling fundraising materials, including appeals, grant proposals, and donor communications.

- Provide leadership and guidance to the executive team; including setting fundraising & marketing goals, and managing budgets.

- Research and stay informed about funding trends, grant opportunities, and best practices in the nonprofit sector.

- Build and maintain a donor database to track donor interactions, contributions, and relationships.

- Represent the organization at networking events, conferences, and community meetings to promote our mission and fundraising efforts.


- Bachelor's degree in nonprofit management, communications, or related field (Master's degree preferred).

- Minimum of 5 years of experience in fundraising, development, or related field, with a proven track record of success in securing major gifts, grants, and sponsorships.

- Strong understanding of fundraising principles, techniques, and best practices, particularly in the nonprofit sector.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and inspire donors, volunteers, and stakeholders.

- Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and implement innovative fundraising strategies to achieve organizational objectives.

- Proficiency in donor management software, Neon a plus, and Microsoft Office Suite.

- Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.

- Commitment to the mission and values of Napa Valley Community Housing.


- Competitive salary commensurate with experience ($85,000-$105,000)

- Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and paid time off.

- Opportunity to make a meaningful impact and contribute to the advancement of affordable housing.

- Professional development and growth opportunities within a dynamic and mission-driven organization.

Join us in our mission to create lasting change and build a brighter future for individuals and families in need of affordable housing. Apply today to be a part of our dedicated team!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000.00 - $105,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Fundraising: 5 years (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Napa, CA 94558 (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Napa, CA 94558: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person