Development Director

Home Centered Care Institute


Remote, Chicago preferred


The Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) is a national nonprofit organization, founded in 2014 by Dr. Thomas Cornwell, focused on scaling home-based primary care and bringing it into the healthcare mainstream. In addition to being an authoritative source for clinical and operational best practices for house call programs, HCCI is advancing the field through education, consulting, research, and advocacy. HCCI is changing the way healthcare is delivered to millions of medically complex and chronically ill Americans by leading the transformational scaling of home-based primary care through a far-reaching array of programming accomplished through workforce education and training, research on quality and best practices, advocacy around healthcare payer reform and program development. 

HCCI is seeking a Development Director to oversee all aspects of the Institute’s fundraising, including annual campaign, individual giving, donor stewardship, cultivation, board management, and marketing efforts. Reporting to the President/COO and supported by a part-time grant writer, this individual will be able to effectively implement a multi-faceted annual fund and individual giving program by developing relationships that foster and sustain a culture of philanthropy and stewardship across the Institute. A successful candidate is a strategic, entrepreneurial, and collaborative development professional with a passion for equality in healthcare.

Home Centered Care Institute is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal-opportunity employer.

Compensation Range

$90K – $100K

To apply

Please submit a resume & cover letter to Becca Ehrlich, Evolve Giving Group:

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Key Responsibilities

  • Create, direct, and execute HCCI's annual fundraising plan and target goals by source and campaign activity (individual, corporate, events, grants, other)
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors through in-person meetings and written communications
  • Implement, grow, and lead HCCI's monthly sustaining donor program, a new initiative to increase annual fund revenue and drive donor engagement
  • Establish and implement long and short-range organizational goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Work alongside the President and Board Chairman to solicit Major Gifts
  • Plan and oversee the full fundraising calendar of activities, including annual campaign and planned giving; oversee all solicitation and recognition
  • Oversee strategy, preparation, and execution of any/ all philanthropic events
  • Oversee HCCI's ongoing donor communications and stewardship plan, ensuring donors receive regular touch points and impact reports
  • In partnership with the VP, External Affairs and Business Development, prepare written communications to ensure integrated use of messaging across the Institute; review and approve communications materials for fundraising outreach
  • Support the work of the Development Committee, participate in board and committee meetings; prepare reports, materials, and presentations
  • Manage and oversee a department associate, own accountability of all databases, records, files, and gift processing

Qualifications & Skills

  • 7+ years of experience in nonprofit development with proven success in donor solicitation 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Healthcare, Public Administration, or related field preferred
  • Demonstrated project management and problem-solving skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple active deadlines
  • Strong organizational and database skills, ability to thrive in a collaborative environment
  • High level strategic thinking and planning; ability to meet goals and objectives in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently and confidentially
  • Strong presence and a proven ability to inspire, influence and build credibility with donors, members, leadership, and staff 
  • Outstanding communication skills: ability to make compelling presentations and prepare well-written materials
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM/Database; experience with Constant Contact preferred
  • Passion for building relationships and connecting donors to philanthropic causes

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