San Jose, CA

Director of Strategic Partnership


m/Oppenheim Associates is assisting the Silicon Valley Education Foundation in the search for a experienced Director of Development to increase contributed revenue that accelerates the growth of programs leading to improved STEM academic performance and college readiness for underserved students in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, please review the complete Position Description.

The Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is the largest educational nonprofit in the Valley and is guided by the belief that all students are capable of pursuing higher education and boosting their future economic mobility regardless of their background. Their portfolio of programs are located in more than 60 school districts.

SVEF has ambitious goals to serve more students. The FY19 operating budget is $7M, funded 85% by contributed revenue. By 2021 they expect the budget will be $11M. The Director will create and execute a strategy for driving the acquisition and retention of contributed revenue, and developing and achieving specific fundraising targets. S/he will work very closely with the CEO in supporting her fundraising activities, as well as with the Board of Directors, providing support in all matters related to fundraising and donor cultivation. The Director brings a big-picture perspective, institutes fundraising best-practices, and ensures that SVEF is well-positioned to compete in Silicon Valley philanthropic circles.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Lisa Grossman at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.