Project Angel Heart Seeks Vice President of Development
Project Angel Heart improves health and well-being for people with life-threatening illnesses by preparing and delivering medically tailored meals throughout both Metro-Denver and El Paso County and promoting the power of food as medicine. The VP of Development leads the organization’s fundraising efforts by engaging a robust, diverse, and growing community of donors, leading a high-performing development team, and inspiring volunteer fundraisers in the community.
Project Angel Heart has a broad and strong donor base with 7,000 annual, individual donors as well as hundreds of corporate and foundation donors that comprise its annual, operating budget of $4.5M. Project Angel Heart’s donor base includes over 500 sustaining donors, with 340+ members in annual giving clubs of $1,000 or more, and over 100 members in the planned giving program, Legacy Circle. Project Angel Heart’s development efforts have seen growth that have outpaced national benchmarks thanks to a base of very engaged donors and volunteers and a competent, high-functioning team.
The incoming VP of Development will inherit a strong fundraising program, informed by best practices, and a dedicated team working with individual, corporate, and foundation donors. Project Angel Heart has three high-caliber events that provide opportunity for donor acquisition and engagement. Project Angel Heart’s fundraising programs have opportunity for continued growth that matches Project Angel Heart's ambitions for expanded service.
This position will be a key part of the senior leadership team at an exciting time. Project Angel Heart has been engaged in groundbreaking research and new programs within the health care community, and will be embarking on a new strategic plan this spring. This position will be at the forefront of those initiatives, working in concert with the CEO, Board of Directors, and senior leadership team.
Amount of Time and Status: Exempt, full-time; frequent evening and weekend events required Reports to: President/CEO
Supervises: Directly or indirectly oversees development department members, currently six additional FTEs