Fund Development Program Manager

Job Number
Banner Health (Corporate)
Banner Health Foundation - Disaster-Found
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1441 North 12th Street
City & State
Posting Category
Leadership - Non-Clinical
New Grad


About the opportunity:

The Fund Development Program manager is part of the Banner Health Foundation Team.  In this role you will focus on identifying and cultivating prospects for major giving specifically for Oncology.   In particular, this position will develop individual relationships among patients which engage philanthropic support for Banner Health's oncology programs - particularly the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center.  This position secures major gifts with the intent to grow the donor pipeline, building a comprehensive philanthropic program among patients at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Some travel between MD Anderson facility and the Corporate office.


Candidate must have solid fund-raising experience in a non-profit organization with the ability and focus to connect with patients, physiciansby  connecting with the community representing the collaboration efforts supporting the continuum of care.


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Banner Health - Phoenix Corporate Headquarters

2901 N Central Avenue

Phoenix, AZ  85012


About Banner Health Foundation
Banner Health Foundation fosters a spirit of giving by making health care solutions a reality. Caring for the future of Arizona since 1978, Banner Health Foundation is supported by the generosity of individuals, corporations, foundations and thousands of active volunteers. These charitable contributions are invested locally in Banner Health's nonprofit facilities and programs to advance the health and wellness of our community. Our Board of Directors oversees the Foundation's outreach efforts and provides counsel on management and strategic issues.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is a comprehensive, award-winning, nonprofit health system with facilities in seven western states. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices, and much more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position establishes and manages the annual giving programs throughout the organization. This position cultivates both internal and external relationships in order to implement significant fundraising goals of at least $500,000 in annual gifts. Provides leadership, training, and support to management, physicians, philanthropic council members, and community volunteers to implement established goals and objectives. Personally identifies prospects and solicits annual gifts.


Essential Functions

  • Participates in the development of long/short-term strategic plans to provide vision and direction for all aspects of the annual giving programs, including continuous prospect identification, qualification, coordination, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all prospects to support the organizations overall mission.


  • Provides focused site-based fundraising management including personal solicitation of annual gifts. Researches and assesses donor potential for assigned facility / community to establish appropriate fundraising goals for various annual appeals.


  • Partners with facility senior management and physicians to identify new patient donors and implements a customized plan to meet facility fundraising objectives.


  • Identifies and recruits a designated number of influential community leaders to participate in the facilitys philanthropic development council. Serves as trainer and advisor to council members, volunteers, and support staff and works collaboratively with them to accomplish specific program goals and objectives.


  • Identifies prospects and solicits gifts from annual donors in the community. Serves as a highly visible representative of the organization and establishes and maintains strong social and professional relationships with key community members in order to maximize funding opportunities.


  • Implements innovative marketing techniques to create a climate conducive to major giving in order to increase the number of major planned gifts and estate commitments.



Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of business management or related area as normally acquired through the completion of a bachelors degree.

Skill level as typically achieved through a minimum of eight years fundraising experience with an emphasis on individual, annual gifts.

Previous experience in program management and familiarity with fundraising software to track donors and measure progress against goals.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification. Prior experience in raising funds for research, medical education, and/or Centers of Excellence. Familiarity with healthcare and hospital operations.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.