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Company Name:
Inn from the Cold
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Fund Development Manager

Fund Development Manager

You have a passion for making a difference, you crave the opportunity to impact your community and you would describe yourself as someone who seeks a career with purpose. You have a strong internal drive that pushes you to seek challenging work in a collaborative, professional and reputable environment that does meaningful work in Calgary.

At Inn from the Cold (IFTC), our mission is to offer shelter, sanctuary, and healing to assist homeless children and their families achieve independence.  We need passionate, high-performing and solution-oriented team members to achieve our mission and have an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right candidate.

Position Summary: 

The Fund Development Manager will contribute to an overall annual goal of raising 3.6 million dollars.  This role will report to the Director, Resource Development and will have a direct report, the Donor Relations Associate.  The Fund Development Manager is a person who is a professional and experienced fundraiser, passionate about helping families, results oriented and has a positive nature.  The Fund Development Manager will play a key role in developing and implementing Inn from the Cold’s individual and corporate Fundraising strategies.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Director, Resource Development and the Executive Director set funding priorities.
  • Develop a phased, multi-year strategy and implement an individual giving program through direct mail, online donations, monthly giving (INNCrowd), crowd-funding, third-party, and individual major gifts.
  • Develop and implement a corporate giving program.
  • Conduct research on individual and corporate funding prospects.
  • Develop and implement a donor recognition and cultivation program.
  • Manage and foster a relationship with your portfolio of donors and implement a moves management process with key donors.
  • Develop all communication materials as required in collaboration with Communications - appeal letters, donor correspondence, case for support, etc.


  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience and a proven record of success in raising funds for non-profit organizations from government and non-government sources.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Raisers Edge software an asset
  • Knowledge of Donor Bill of Rights and Fundraising Code of Ethics required
  • AFP membership preferred
  • Experience developing, implementing and/ or operation of a successful capital campaign
  • Demonstrated abilities in strategic planning and problem solving
  • Demonstrated abilities to work as a team player
  • Demonstrated, well developed influencing, negotiating and sales skills
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in working with and for diverse populations
  • Experience working in a politically sensitive environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong writing, presentation and networking skills
  • An understanding of budgets and financial reporting
  • Fully literate in Word, Excel, and one or more fundraising data base programs
  • Outgoing, inclusive and welcoming in nature
  • Resourceful, motivated and energetic
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Overtime as required.

This position description reflects the general duties of the position, but is not intended to be a detailed description of all duties that may be inherent in the position.

Please send resumes to Marj Kyle, HR Partner, at [email protected] by January 21st, 2018.  Only those selected will be contacted.  No phone calls please.



  • Embrace Compassion: we fulfill a duty of care, not only to our guests, but to our colleagues and our community
  • Exhibit Courage: we uphold the convictions of the organization and support our community, especially when faced with adversity
  • Work Inclusively: we foster a culture where all stakeholders feel they have an opportunity to turn their potential into performance
  • Demonstrate Respect: we believe the way we treat each other in achieving our objectives is just as important as what we achieve
  • Act with Accountability: we demonstrate a commitment to our word, accept responsibility for our mistakes, and take action to address them
  • Encourage Innovation: we take informed risks and champion new ideas