Foundation Relations Need

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.



Working closely with the Development Coordinator, the Foundation Relations Lead is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising effort to solicit local, regional, and national foundations on behalf of Last Hope K9 Rescue.

Essential Functions:

  • Through research, identifies foundations that are potential funders of Last Hope K9 Rescue
  • Develops and submits high quality grant proposals to those foundations, following discussions with both leadership at Last Hope and foundation staff
  • Through ongoing communications with foundation officers, trustees, and other philanthropic advisors, develops a clear understanding of each foundation’s funding priorities and preferences
  • Works diligently to cultivate strong relationships with foundations and foundation staff through regular correspondence and potentially meetings with foundation officers
  • Ensures that foundations receive performance/follow up reports in accordance with their grant requirements
  • Work closely with accounting team to ensure funds are used as outlined in proposals


  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong commitment to Last Hope’s mission
  • Highly motivated and a team player
Computer literate including Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new software applications


  • Grant Writing / Research

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 - 10 hours per week

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