The VFW Foundation exists to provide financial support to the
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. The Veterans of
Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) is a nonprofit veterans’
service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military
service members from the active, guard, and reserve forces.
The VFW Foundation gives the American people a unique
opportunity to help those who have given us more than we will ever
know. Join them in reaching out a helping hand to those who protect
our country – and safeguard our freedoms – so bravely.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation (VFW Foundation) is
currently seeking a seasoned Executive Director. Reporting to the
Board of Directors, the ED will have overall responsibility in
fundraising, strategic, operational responsibility for the VFW
Foundation’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its
mission, ensuring deliverance of its long-term vision. Working with
the senior leadership team, the ED ensures that the VFW
Foundation’s fundraising investments, including stewardship,
finances, operations, brand positioning and marketing, events,
human resources, technology and data operations, and programs, are
strategically planned and aligned as well as effectively
implemented across all segments of the organization.
Specific qualifications include:
- Experience in a leadership role for a nonprofit
- Significant fundraising and fiscal management experience.
- A successful track record in fundraising from private sources,
and/or the clear ability to connect with high-net-worth individuals
and develop sustained relationships with them is essential.
- Excellent coalition building skills with an ability to
communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and
external stakeholders; a persuasive negotiator able to achieve
consensus amongst differing opinions.
- A financially savvy and politically astute leader with the
ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in
people and systems; keen analytic, organizational, and
problem-solving skills, which support and enable sound
- Strong dedication to the professional development of staff;
successful track record of recruiting and retaining a diverse
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Nonprofit
Administration, or equivalent experience.
Development Resources, inc. (DRi) is leading this search for the
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation. Candidates who meet the
minimum qualifications are invited to learn more and apply by