The average pay for a Foundation Relations Director is $69,844 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.
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$41,443 - $104,682
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$41,595 - $109,499  
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Job Description for Foundation Relations Director
  • Research institutions and grant making organizations to establish contacts and strategies for attaining funding.
  • Cultivate relationships with possible donors and grant making organizations such as foundations, corporations and other institutions, and solicit grants.
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase grants and corporate philanthropy.
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Experience Affects Foundation Relations Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
National Average
$70,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Foundation Relations Director Salaries

Grant Writing
up arrow 4%
National Average
$70,000
Proposal Writing
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 4%
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