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Grant Writer


CHD is seeking an experienced Grant Writer to support its business development efforts.  Based in Springfield, MA, CHD is a $110 million organization that provides behavioral health and human services in Western Massachusetts and Connecticut. With an extraordinary 46-year reputation for quality, innovative services, and fiscal stability,  CHD employs 1,600 dedicated professional and paraprofessional staff.  CHD operates a broad range of third party reimbursed, contract based, and community-supported programs all dedicated to helping people in need. 

The Grant Writer responsibilities include researching and identifying new funding sources, evaluating grant opportunities to support the programmatic and business needs of the agency, developing and writing large foundation and government grants, engaging program staff to support the grant submission, and coordinating responses within the agency to various grant requests. 

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree strongly preferred; excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated knowledge of the human service and behavioral health delivery systems in Massachusetts and Connecticut and their funding, as well as federal funding mechanisms for services; capacity to use technological tools to gather and understand data; strong project management and time management skills; experience coordinating grant writing processes to include programmatic content, fiscal viability, and other administrative supports; experience writing grants that address the integration of primary care, behavioral health and social services; experience writing state and federal grants including responses to Massachusetts and Connecticut health, public health and human service departments (DMH, DCH, DHCD, DMHAS, SAMSHA, BSAS, etc.); and the ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.

Apply directly to Amy Moiseff, Recruitment & Onboarding Coordinator, at


Director of Alumni Engagement and Donor Relations

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is accepting applications for Director of Alumni Engagement and Donor Relations (DAEDR).  Reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, the DAEDR is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive alumni engagement program and creating and executing a strategic donor relations program for the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. The Director will build stronger ties among alumni and the College's donors, accomplished by a wide variety of programming, volunteer opportunities and communications. The DAEDR will provide strategic leadership and direction to the MCLA Alumni Association Board and other alumni volunteers. Provide new strategies to continually expand and ultimately lead to a culture of engagement and participation for MCLA's alumni and donors. Work closely with campus partners such as Career Development, Student Affairs, Athletics, Academic Affairs and Enrollment/Community Relations to build significant pathways for alumni and donor participation, as well as collaborate and work in conjunction with colleagues across Institutional Advancement including operations, campus events, and annual giving staff, as well as the grants team.

Contact: Christopher Hays (

All applications must be submitted via:


Major Gift Officer - Advancement Office

Northfield Mount Hermon

The Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH) Advancement Office is looking for a motivated development professional to serve as a Major Gifts Officer, an important fundraising role in securing philanthropic revenue for NMH and expanding donor support. Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a portfolio of current and prospective alumni and parent donors; creating strategic action plans for top prospects with the intent of deepening relationships on behalf of NMH.  This work will lead to increased comprehensive giving including annual, capital, and deferred gifts. This position requires decisiveness and judgment, discretion and professionalism in dealing with sensitive and confidential information, and excellent goal and task management.

The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher and at least 3 years of fundraising experience, including skills/experience relevant to securing leadership annual gifts and/or major gifts which can include frontline fundraising, financial advising and estate planning; knowledge of contemporary philanthropy and the vehicles available to individuals to achieve their philanthropic goals preferred.  Candidates must have outstanding organizational, technical, oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google products preferred and experience with Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising software is highly desired. Candidates should be active listeners who are curious, decisive, and able to go beyond routine questions to gain in-depth understanding of needs and projects. The ideal candidate must be organized, highly detail-oriented, able to manage concurrent projects, and able to build organizational and cross-functional awareness.  Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently. Some weekend and evening work required, as well as a willingness to travel domestically and internationally; significant travel is required in this position. Valid driver’s license required.

Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents and embrace the opportunity to work with a diverse community in a boarding school environment.

To apply for this position, send a cover letter and resume to: search firm United Personnel, attn: Abbie Emeigh at with subject line:  NMH Major Gifts Officer.

Due Date: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled. 

Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 Alumni Fund Development Officer for Communications and Student Engagement

Williams College

The Williams College Development Office is pleased to announce an opening for an Alumni Fund Development Officer for Communications and Student Engagement. This newly created role will help create connections between a highly dedicated alumni donor base and the campus community, while working with students and on social media to share information about the important role philanthropy plays in providing a Williams education.

Generations of giving through the Alumni Fund has enabled Williams to intensify its efforts to bring to campus the best students from around the world based on who they might become, not how much they can afford to pay, and to support every aspect of their experience once on campus. More recently, this commitment has led to a transformation of the student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas.

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Officer for Leadership Annual Giving

Mouth Holyoke College

The Mount Holyoke Fund Officer for Leadership Annual Giving manages an assigned pool of prospective donors and volunteers through the fund-raising continuum from discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, focusing on prospects capable of making annual gifts of $1,837 or more to The Mount Holyoke Fund.  This position will visit with 100+ alumnae each fiscal year to solicit support and promote membership in the Cornerstone Society which recognizes all donor who make a gift of $1,837 or more to the College each year.  Frequent travel will be required. Directs and oversees The Mount Holyoke Fund strategy and volunteer management for approximately 8-10 classes in our post-50th Reunion cohort with the goal of maintaining high levels of support and engagement after the 50th Reunion. 

Contact Person:  Allison Butler, Director of The Mount Holyoke Fund


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Director of Development

Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires

Volunteers In Medicine Berkshires is a mission-driven, not-for-profit organization with passionate volunteers, generous donors and a dedicated staff. We are seeking a Director of Development who will share our passion for our mission and who will offer visionary leadership to help build and sustain our organization. 

Please see information about VIM, the opportunity and how to apply at


Chief Development Officer

Berkshire Museum

The Chief Development Officer provides oversight of the Berkshire Museum’s Development functions and is responsible for securing funds for the contributed income portion of the Museum’s annual operating budget derived from multiple sources including individuals, corporations, and foundations through means such as membership, sponsorships, gifts and grants, special events, and annual appeals, among others. The Chief Development Officer is also responsible for securing funding for capital projects, endowment, and special initiatives of the Museum. The relaunch of Capital Campaign is planned for 2019. 

Working collaboratively with the Director of Development and the Engagement Coordinator, the Chief Development Officer is responsible for the overall planning, developing, budgeting, implementing, and managing of fundraising activities to attract annual operating support as well as capital, endowment, and special project support according to approved budgets from individuals, corporations, foundations, and government; researching and preparing major grant proposals; and planning, organizing, and managing the capital campaign.

Submit a resume and cover letter to Nina Garlington, Chief of Staff, via email to and please include Chief Development Officer in the subject line.

Applications accepted through August 15, 2018

Link to full job description here:


Director of Development and Marketing

Providence Ministries for the Needy

Providence Ministries for the Needy, Inc., a mission-driven nonprofit organization serving the greater Holyoke community, is seeking an innovative and fast-paced Director of Development and Marketing. This Director will work in partnership with the CEO and members of the community to drive all fundraising and marketing activities.  As the Director, you will be responsible for managing appeals, fundraising opportunities, monitoring the grants process and researching new grant opportunities, and recurring gifts. In addition, you will also be responsible for managing social media content, designing email communications strategies, organizing event committees, and executing grant-funded marketing deliverables.

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Director of Development

Housatonic Valley Association (HVA)

Put your passion to work for the Housatonic River Watershed!  The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) seeks a dynamic, strategic-thinking, self-starting and articulate individual to serve as its Director of Development to lead its fundraising program, with an emphasis on major giving. The position is part of the senior management team, reports to the ED, and is responsible for creating and executing strategies for major gifts, annual giving, donor stewardship and recognition, planned giving and special campaign (including corporate) initiatives. 

Specific duties include creating and implementing development goals, plans, strategies and timelines to meet HVA’s operating, sustainability and growth needs with emphasis on

developing and executing an annual major gifts ($10,000 to $100,000) plan including donor acquisition and retention; prospect research and identification; initiating donor contact and executing donor cultivation/relationship building strategies; solicitation; and stewardship to increase major gift revenue annually. HVA is restoring waters, and protecting high quality land and waters, across the entire 1,948 square mile Housatonic River Watershed in western Massachusetts, eastern New York and western Connecticut to Long island Sound. 

Link to full job description here:

Contact info: Send cover letter and resume to Lynn Werner:


Campaign Development Associate

Girls Inc. of Holyoke

Girls Inc. of Holyoke seeks a highly capable, motivated and organized individual to work closely with staff and volunteers to administer and manage Girls Inc.’s first multi-million dollar comprehensive campaign.

This position reports directly to the Girls Inc. Development Manager and the Campaign Director. Supports the Girls Inc. Executive Director, and works closely with the Data Coordinator.

Duties include: Acts as the key support person for the campaign team. Maintains and updates campaign-related databases, manages a gift/pledge acknowledgement and billing system, assists with management of a large pool of major gift prospects and donors. Report generation, minute-taking, scheduling, and helping coordinate meetings and events.

The successful candidate will demonstrate superior skills in the ability to communicate clearly in writing and on the phone.

More Information Here: 


Vice President of Programs & Strategy

Community Foundation of Western MA

The Community Foundation of Western Mass is seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Vice President of Programs and Strategy. Reporting to the President/CEO, the Vice President provides the executive leadership and strategic vision for the Foundation’s grant making and scholarship programs; as such, this position is critical to the mission and impact of the Foundation. As the Vice President of Programs and Strategy, you will be the innovative leader of an experienced team of six and, together, you will build strong relationships in the community, determine how to access data through partnerships and collaboration, and develop the grantmaking strategies and tactics that help the Foundation realize its vision. The successful candidate can think and plan strategically at the highest level while also acting as a focused and tactical leader; you must be a ‘futurist’ regarding technological solutions for both organizational efficiencies and impact and you must be able to identify needs and leverage opportunities for growth in order to achieve increased impact in the community.

More Information here.