Average Foundation Relations Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Foundation Relations Manager is $60,427.
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$45k - $79k
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$46k - $79k

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Job Description for Foundation Relations Manager

Foundation Relations Manager Tasks
  • Develop fundraising and marketing strategies for a non-profit organization.
  • Develop direction for overall foundation relations strategy, including meeting annual revenue goals.

Job Satisfaction for Foundation Relations Manager

4.1 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

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Foundation Relations Manager
Foundation Relations Director
Major Gifts Officer
Director of Development (Fundraising)
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Popular Skills for Foundation Relations Manager

Skills in Grant Writing, Grant Management and Donor Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Fundraising.

Pay by Experience Level for Foundation Relations Manager

An early career Foundation Relations Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,948 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Foundation Relations Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,898 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Foundation Relations Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,592 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,000.
Employees with Foundation Relations Manager in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (15.7% less), Boston, Massachusetts (5.7% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (5.0% less).

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