Philanthropy Manager
Job Type

 JOB TITLE   Philanthropy Manager

REPORTS TO  Chief Development Officer (CDO) 

LOCATION  Boulder, CO | Hybrid options available

SALARY RANGE  $60,000-70,000/yr

ABOUT TGTHR: TGTHR (formerly Attention Homes), has established a continuum of care that aims to ensure youth feel safe, affirmed, comfortable, and valued. TGTHR is committed to ending youth homelessness. This requires all young people to have a place to live, access to employment, education, wellness, and a supportive community. That’s what TGTHR has been delivering for 55 years. For more information, visit .

The following values guide all of our efforts:

  • We believe growth is rooted in relationships.
  • We believe in wildly celebrating resilience.
  • We believe there is strength in diversity. 
  • We believe in promoting youth voices. 
  • We believe that housing is a fundamental right.

SUMMARY OF POSITION The Philanthropy Manager is part of the Development team and is responsible for implementing an individual giving strategy to support the organization's fundraising goals. This position has a range of responsibilities including donor cultivation, stewardship, and managing the appeals process as well as supporting activities such as Salesforce database management. The ideal candidate will be data-driven and enjoy building relationships with new and current donors. This position will be an integral part of the Development team, and the person in this role should be comfortable working in a fast-paced growth environment that is passionate about community and mission.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community.



Donor Cultivation and Engagement (60%)

  • Collaborate with the Chief Development Officer on the creation and implementation of a comprehensive development strategy to identify, secure, and grow individual gifts
  • Develop meaningful relationships and solicit a portfolio of individual donors who donate up to $2,500 annually
  • Create and implement a stewardship strategy including mail, phone, email, social media, and other appropriate channels
  • Collaborate with the Director of Communications to create annual donation appeals and ongoing donor communications
  • Support the Senior Manager of Events and Community Engagement to solicit donations and sponsorships for annual fundraising events
  • Assist various team members with research on new prospective funders including individuals, corporations, and foundations
  • Assist senior staff with donor analysis, including providing donor briefs and wealth screens on major donors in preparation for meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Database Management and Reporting (40%)

  • Manage the Salesforce CRM database in coordination with the Development team and Salesforce Administrator
  • Accurately input donations into the donor database and maintain accurate information for effective database use
  • Manage online giving platforms and digital campaigns
  • Compile and manage segmented donor lists as needed for mailings and email communications
  • Create reports, analyze and measure progress toward fundraising goals and fundraising campaigns’ effectiveness
  • Monitor donor performance monthly, quarterly, and annually to achieve revenue goals
  • Manage effective systems for tracking and cultivating donors and identifying major and legacy giving prospects
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION Salary Range: $60,000-70,000 TGTHR offers competitive compensation and benefits such as a flexible work environment dependent on work position, medical, dental, vision, and accident insurance, paid time off/sick leave/parental leave/paid holidays/bereavement leave, employee assistance program/counseling services, development and educational opportunities and a 403(b) retirement plan.


  • 3-5 years of fundraising and donor relations experience.
  • Familiarity with Colorado communities and donor landscape preferred.
  • Commitment to continued education of social justice, especially the intersection of youth homelessness and race, sexuality, gender, ability, and socioeconomics.
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM systems.
  • Excellent at organizing, managing, and completing multiple complex projects and tasks simultaneously with thoroughness, accuracy, and timeliness. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to understand and respect the importance of confidentiality.
  • A proactive, collaborative approach to problem-solving with strong time management and decision-making skills.
  • Skilled at building and maintaining healthy, professional relationships externally and internally across multiple departments.
  • Good sense of humor and adaptability.
  • Professionally skilled in working with Microsoft applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and GSuite.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. 
  • Some evening and weekend work is required.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time performing typing duties on a computer.
  • Able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, push and do other strenuous activities.

TGTHR is a drug-free workplace. Candidates and employees must be able to pass a criminal background check including fingerprinting. TGTHR's important work classifies our employees and program participants as high-risk. The health, safety, and ability of our team to provide critical services remain our most important priorities. If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

TGTHR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are strategically invested in creating an equitable, diverse, just, and inclusive work environment. All interested individuals, including people of color, LGBTQ+ folks, women, and people with different levels of ability are particularly urged to apply. For more information on our justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts, visit our website here .

Salary Description
$60,000 to $70,000 DOE