The Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO) is responsible for the
comprehensive planning, implementation, management and oversight of
all fundraising, communications, and community relations
activities. The CPO will lead a collaborative effort charged with
the management of day-to-day fundraising and communications and
providing a dynamic integrated program.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, in 1992, a 501(c)3 nonprofit
organization called Arrow Child & Family Ministries (Arrow) was
founded by a former foster child. Over its 30-year history, Arrow
has grown to serve thousands of children and families annually
throughout Texas and Maryland. Arrow is a recognized leader in
providing innovative and evidence-based child welfare solutions
that empower children to heal from neglect, abuse, abandonment, and
trauma. Arrow is primarily funded by government contracts but
raises private sector funds for start-up of new programs, and
research and development. In FY22, Arrow served 2,572 children and
1,150 families. 81% of the children served are in Texas, and 19%
are in Maryland.
- Medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance options,
including HSA match for qualifying contributions.
- Parental Paid Leave
- Retirement savings plan with company match.
- Paid time off and holiday pay.
- Mileage reimbursement.
- Tuition reimbursement available.
- Company sponsored learning and development
Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
- Plan, implement, and manage the development/communications
program designed to meet the goals and objectives as defined by the
- Able to communicate with and steward high-level
- Plan, executes, and facilitates fundraising and communications
- Identify, cultivate, and solicit potential significant donors
to help meet funding goals for Arrow.
- Create the annual department budget and long-term strategic
development and communications plans.
- Establish and implement an annual calendar of fundraising and
- Direct the writing of funding proposals, direct mail letters,
special event materials and other fundraising support
- Manage the stewardship, gift accounting and reporting
functions, ensuring that all donors receive personal and timely
acknowledgment of their gifts.
- Oversee the management of donor database.
- Administer the incorporation of policies and procedures,
mission, and vision in all development/communications plans.
- Develop annual revenue goals and plans to diversify and
increase organizational budget through a comprehensive development
strategy to include foundation and individual donors (major donor,
smaller-level donors, online, etc.), as well as other appropriate
- Lead and engages senior management team in developing effective
messages for new and broader donor audiences.
- Prepare development reports including plans, accomplishments,
and challenges for Executive Management and Board meetings.
- Able and willing to participate in events outside the normal
- Perform all duties within contract, state and federal
regulations, company policy, and regulatory agency standards.
- May be required to drive vehicles, be insurable with our auto
insurance provider, and complete company vehicle training.
Minimum of bachelor’s degree required and 5 years of fundraising
experience, Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Donor Perfect Donor Management
Software experience a plus.