The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the Lucile
Packard Foundation for Children’s Health in the search for an
Associate Director, Foundation Relations.
Reporting to the Director of Foundation Relations, the Associate
Director of Foundation Relations will work closely with outstanding
faculty and staff throughout Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Stanford and the Stanford University School of Medicine to build
funding relationships with local, regional, and national
professional foundations. The Associate Director will partner with
colleagues to achieve major institutional goals, using skills in
proposal writing, editing, research, fundraising, project
management, and relationship-building to foster health care
solutions for children and expectant mothers. The Associate
Director will manage a portfolio of professional foundation donors
and prospects with the capacity to give $100,000 and above, from
identification, cultivation, and solicitation through recognition
The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health is the sole
fundraising entity for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
and the child and maternal health programs at Stanford University
School of Medicine. The Foundation is named for Lucile Salter
Packard, who committed her life to the well-being of children.
Lucile, along with her husband David (co-founder of
Hewlett-Packard), were leaders in the development of Lucile Packard
Children’s Hospital Stanford, which opened in 1991. In 1996 the
Hospital merged with Stanford University Medical Center, and the
Foundation was established as an independent public charity to
ensure a source of dedicated funding and support for the health of
children. Governed by a Board of Directors, all philanthropic
dollars raised by the Foundation are directed to Packard Children’s
Hospital and the Stanford University School of Medicine.
The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health works to
elevate the priority of children’s health and increase the quality
and accessibility of children’s health care through leadership and
direct investment. The goal for the Foundation is for all children
in the communities served to reach their maximum health
The Foundation focuses on two program areas: fundraising for
Packard Hospital and Stanford School of Medicine and improving
systems of care for children with special health needs.
Philanthropy aims to support clinical care, research, and education
to improve the health of children and expectant mothers locally and
worldwide. This means providing the best pediatric and obstetric
care available and allows scientists to pursue exciting new cures
for childhood illness.
The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health believes that a
workforce comprised of people from different backgrounds and
experiences makes it better at what it does. The collective sum of
the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge,
innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent that
the Foundation team brings to its work and the workplace represents
a significant part of not only its culture, but the Foundation’s
reputation as well.
A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and
experience is required for this position as is at least four years
of experience in fundraising including the solicitation of
foundation gifts. All applications must be accompanied by a cover
letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the
mission of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s
The salary range for this position is $110,000 to $120,000
The Associate Director, Foundation Relations is eligible for hybrid
work, meaning working in the office or in person when needed and on
average of eight days a month.
The Foundation encourages applications from candidates that reflect
the diversity of the community it serves. Review of applications
will begin immediately and will continue until the successful
candidate has been selected.
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