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Providence Director Corporate and Foundations Relations in Santa Monica, California


Under the direction of Saint John's Health Center Executive Director of Philanthropy, Corporate & Foundations Relations Director will be responsible for creating, implementing and growing a comprehensive philanthropic corporate and foundations program for Saint John's Health Center Foundation (SJHCF). This director will be responsible for creating strategy for growing philanthropic opportunities that include local, corporate and private grant funding as well as directing the Community Impact Fund grants administration, that align with the mission and goals of the Saint John's Health Center Foundation.

They will have primary responsibility and accountability for the strategic coordination of non-scientific grants for SJHCF, Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) and Saint John's Cancer Institute (SJCI).


  • Able to successfully manage a multi-unit, complex environment, resulting in significantly improved fundraising performance and growth.

  • Able to successfully solicit major gifts from corporations and foundations. This includes developing the strategy required for such activities as well as designing and executing the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors for these efforts.

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter and entrepreneurial team player with a commitment and passion for the mission of SJHCF

  • Must have superb communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to articulate the vision, mission and case for support for various fundraising efforts at SJHCF

  • Must have experience in grant researching, writing, stewardship of grant funding once acquired and report writing for annual reporting requirements

  • Establishes long-term partnerships and strengthens existing relationships with the corporate and foundation sector as well as key communities that will result in funding for the immediate and long-term goals of the organization.

  • Grant writing expertise to include:

  • Foundation research, generation of letters of inquiry and grant proposals, including preparation of budgets, task timelines, work plans, research, performance measures and evaluation plans, working closely with management staff and project partners.

  • Works collaboratively with program directors and finance department to obtain information, materials and data necessary to prepare foundation and corporate grants.

  • Gathers performance data and submits reports to ensure fulfillment of grant terms and conditions.

  • Coordinates personal/site visits between potential funders and Foundation President & CEO, Chief Executive, physicians, researchers and/or program directors to advance funding initiatives.

  • Keeps up-to-date knowledge of policy direction and priorities of major philanthropic funders dealing with health and human services

  • Maintains a regularly updated calendar of grant submission and report due dates.

  • Maintains Raisers Edge database and hard copy files for tracking prospective, pending, active and prior private foundation/corporate funding sources.

  • Community Impact Committee

  • collaborates with committee chairman and philanthropic consultants on quarterly Community Impact Fund Advisory Committee

  • Facilitates relationships with local non-profit program officers and foundation administrators for Community Impact Fund grant making.

  • Staffs committee as necessary

  • Provides documentation for detailed Annual Report describing Providence Saint John's Health Center's compliance with conditions set forth by the Attorney General's Affiliation Agreement, in collaboration with the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer.

  • Strong analytical skills; advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and fundraising software

  • Proficiency with Foundation Search and Foundation Center


  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field, preferably in a business, finance or related management field

  • CFRE

  • 5 or more years of experience in fundraising through grants, foundations and corporations

  • 5 or more years of proven leadership experience (direct or indirect) in motivating teams to actions, garnering support and buy-in, high engagement and excellent communications

  • Excellent grant writing and editing skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated written communication skills

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • Develops and delivers effective presentations

  • Thorough knowledge of system-wide programs, services and executive leadership roles

  • Seasoned, extensive knowledge of funding opportunities at PSJHC

  • Skill and ability to plan, prioritize, complete complex assignments in a quality manner; and the ability to interact with a wide range of individuals and groups throughout the organization and with external partners to build cases for support

  • Ability to establish and maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to work with many different leaders throughout the organization; executives, board members, physicians, researchers and staff members

  • Demonstrated analytical skills

  • Ability to influence internal and / or external constituents

  • Ability to represent the company with external constituents

  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Requsition ID: 180535
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Fundraising
Job Function: Marketing/Public Relations/Community Affairs
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 7006 PSJHC FOUNDATION
Address: CA Santa Monica 1919 Santa Monica Blvd
Pay Range: $56.52 - $92.78
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.