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Director of Fundraising and Development

The Director of Fundraising and Development for Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts (PMC) leads the fundraising of the organization, by working collaboratively with the CEO, staff and members of the boards to develop relationships with lawyers, law firms and corporations, as well as by applying for and securing philanthropic support. This is a key role in ensuring the financial sustainability of the organization and the success of its programs and services.

The Director of Fundraising and Development works in close partnership with the staff and the boards to:

  • Lead the fundraising for PMC.
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan
    • Responsible for fall fundraiser in Philadelphia and spring fundraiser in Pittsburgh
    • Implement Year-end fundraising appeals
    • Create a new law firm outreach plan
    • Manage donor database and relations
  • Lead the Grant Development
    • Develop and oversee Grants calendar
    • Research new prospects
    • Draft grant proposals
  • Internal and External Reporting and Communications on Fundraising and Development


  • Strong demonstrated experience with Excel, Salesforce, Mailchimp, Word, and fundraising software and/or other grant research databases
  • Facility with technology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills used to craft marketing and narrative pieces for grant proposals and fundraising solicitations.
  • Believe in collaboration, open communications, and kindness.
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Strategic thinking and Problem-solving skills


This is a salaried, full-time position. Salary, commensurate with experience, begins at $50,000. Benefits include generous leave and health insurance, and retirement contributions.


We have offices in Philadelphia and in Pittsburgh. You can choose to work remotely for much of the time or work in the office. You will need to attend the fundraising events in person and be willing to meet with prospective donors in person.


Please submit in PDF a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and two references to