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We're hiring a Full-Time Director of Fund Development, Remote

Inclusive Data is dedicated to promoting economic and business development through innovative solutions and collaborations. As a by, for, with organization, we reflect the communities we serve while bringing together people, governments, nonprofits, and industry partners to build collective capacities for growth and success. We are focused on helping underfunded communities get the resources they need to thrive. While we serve many communities, our specialty is in the unique cultural and capacity expertise found in Black communities. 

With a focus on research, outreach, technical assistance, capacity building, and fund development, we work tirelessly to provide high-quality services that support our client's goals and objectives. We believe in fostering an inclusive and collaborative environment that promotes growth and development for all, and we are committed to excellence, transparency, and impact in everything we do.

Join us in creating a brighter future for all, built by community, for community, and with community today. 


We are seeking an innovative, motivated, and organized Director of Fund Development who has a strong interest in fundraising and racial equity. The successful candidate will have experience with developing and implementing fundraising strategies, managing donor relationships, and working with community partners to advance racial equity initiatives.


Does this sound like you? 

  • You are committed to promoting social justice and racial equity, and eager to use your skills and expertise to make a positive impact on community
  • You know your worth even though others have overlooked or underestimated you in the past
  • You have a proven track record of being proactive, detail-orientated, and collaborative
  • You are a team player who thrives best in a dynamic and supportive environment, and you don't like being micromanaged
  • You want to give back to community while still being able to do what you need to take care of yourself, too
  • Regardless of your own racial background, you believe in the importance of supporting people who have been harmed by racism and can articulate why aloud and in writing
  • You are interested in leveraging your lived expertise towards creating racial equity
  • You prefer non-hierarchical leadership, but know how to provide support to teammates who are accustomed to hierarchical leadership styles
  • You understand that centering Black liberation means creating a world where everyone can thrive, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, disability or ability, or other status
  • You are passionate about supporting community organizations' fundraising efforts, including grants and sponsorships
  • You are someone who is passionate about creating positive change through community engagement
  • You have a strong background in social equity, specifically in areas related to racial equity and social justice
  • You have a strong background in social sciences, specifically in areas related to racial equity and social justice
  • You are a creative thinker and problem solver, able to develop innovative solutions to complex social issues
  • You have a strong work ethic and attention to detail, and you are able to consistently produce high-quality results.
  • Written and verbal fluency in another language, a huge plus


Essential functions and responsibilities

Design and implement fund development strategies in collaboration with the Inclusive Data team. This includes identifying potential funding sources, developing grant proposals, and creating fund development materials.

Manage and compose grant applications using comprehensive research and strong writing skills. This includes conducting literature reviews, ensuring all grant requirements are met, and submitting applications within deadlines.

Cultivate and maintain relationships with funders and clients through regular communication and updates on Inclusive Data's work and impact. This includes organizing and coordinating events and meetings, as well as preparing and delivering presentations.

Contribute to the development of communication materials to support fund development efforts. This includes creating marketing collateral, writing articles for publication, and participating in conferences and other professional development opportunities.

Provide Technical Assistance and Capacity Building services to community-based organizations, which may involve conducting workshops, offering guidance on best practices, and assisting with other aspects of capacity building.

Participate in strategic planning and provide input on funding priorities. This includes attending team meetings, presenting fund development updates, and working closely with the Inclusive Data team to ensure alignment with the organization's mission and goals.

Depending on the needs of the organization, the Director of Fund Development may be asked to supervise fund development staff members. This may include training and mentoring staff, providing guidance on fund development strategies and procedures, and reviewing and providing feedback on their work.

The Director of Fund Development may be asked to perform other duties as assigned by the organization's leadership. These duties may include participating in program evaluation, preparing materials for presentations, and assisting with other administrative tasks as needed.


Additional details

Status: Salary-Exempt 

Exempt Location: Washington State or Remote

Strong preference for applicants who would be open to paid travel.

Employment Type: Full-time


To apply: 

Visit navigate to the opportunity you're interested in, review the job posting then utilize the Videoask popup on the bottom right of the page to start your application.

Please be prepared to send a resume, cover letter, and any required documents to 

Inclusive Data is dedicated to diversity in staff and is an equal-opportunity employer.



Must have your own computer and reliable internet connection.

Only applicants who complete the Videoask application will be considered.