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Community & Grants Fundraising Officer

Organisation : NORTH Foundation

Location : Sydney (St Leonards )

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Corporate Social Responsibility, Fundraising, Grants & Philanthropy

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, CSR, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

Main Purpose

To plan and deliver the NORTH Foundation’s Community & Grants Fundraising Program with the overarching aim of increasing philanthropic giving to the NORTH Foundation, gaining support from individuals, corporates, trusts and foundations as well as fostering a sense of engagement from within the community.

Key Responsibilities

The Community & Grants Fundraising Officer will be responsible for a suite of programs that aim to identify, engage and cultivate relationships with members of the community, trusts and foundations and corporate sector for the purpose of increasing philanthropic support to the NORTH Foundation.

Selection Criteria


  • Excellent time management, administrative and organisational skills with the ability to plan workload, prioritise tasks, meet deadlines, report back and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail and ability to tailor messaging to a variety of audiences
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and ability to establish collaborative and sustainable relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to articulate a case for support for the foundation’s priorities in a way that is compelling and demonstrates impact
  • Ability to engage, lead and motivate volunteers, fundraisers and donors


  • Experience implementing community/corporate giving programs
  • Experience with writing & receiving grants and donations
  • Experience building trusted long-term partnerships and relationships
  • Experience with crowdfunding platforms
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit or philanthropic organisation
  • Experience working with a CRM Database (like ThankQ, Salesforce, Raiser’s Edge, etc)

About the organisation

Organisation Name : NORTH Foundation

The NORTH Foundation is proud to be the registered charity for the Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) and to serve as the fundraising partner for Royal North Shore, Ryde and Hornsby Ku-ring-gai hospitals and the Kolling Institute of Medical Research.

The NORTH Foundation has a clear and simple mission to improve community well-being by supporting innovative health research and the delivery of exceptional patient care. You will be empowered to find innovative ways to achieve this mission in a team environment and will have a clear understanding of how your efforts contribute towards the NORTH Foundation being widely recognised as a major contributor to world class medical research and a community health system in which people enjoy improved health throughout their whole lives.

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How to apply

Please quote in application: Community & Grants Fundraising Officer via Pro Bono Australia.



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