Providence Health & Services Institutional Giving Officer in Burbank, California


Providence is calling an Institutional Giving Officer at Providence Foundation, Southern California Region.

In this position you will:

  • This position can be based from San Pedro or Burbank, CA

  • Report to the Director of Institutional Giving, the Institutional Giving Officer willbe responsible for securing and increasing support from institutional donorsand prospects (foundations, corporations,governmental entities, associations, and other types of organizations) toadvance the priorities of Providence Health and Services, Southern California.

Position Accountabilities:

The Institutional Giving Officer will:

  1. Demonstrate Providence Health & Services core values of respect, justice, compassion, and excellence to customers, employees, and visitors; and provide quality service in the performance of work assignments and duties. (5)

  2. Develop and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for foundation, corporate, and government funders at the $50,000 level and above. Create and carry out ambitious moves management plans for these donors and prospects. (1,2,3,4,5)

  3. Develop and manage a portfolio of at least 50-75 current and prospective institutional donors, maintaining a focused "Top 20" pool of prospects to be solicited in the next 12-18 months. (1,2,3,4,5)

  4. Establish long-term partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with the private foundation sector. Maintain a rigorous schedule of contacts with foundation representatives. Organize and lead site visits with foundation executives and staff. (1,2,3,4,5)

  5. Initiate and grow relationships with key leaders in the corporate sector. Identify, develop, and pursue mutually-beneficial partnership opportunities between Providence and corporations. (1,2,3,4,5)

  6. Prepare written proposals, grant budgets, and other materials to support funding requests. Develop and present 15-25 major proposals each year. (1,2,3,4,5)

  7. Maintain regular outreach to and communication with regional and ministry-based clinicians and program directors in order to identify Providence programs and initiatives that are likely to have strong appeal to local, regional, and national institutional investors. (1,2,3,4,5)

  8. Proactively communicate funding opportunities to clinicians and program leads region-wide. (1,2,3,4,5)

  9. Ensure high quality stewardship and reporting for active institutional gifts and grants. In conjunction with Principal Investigators and grants accountants, monitor grants for program and fiscal compliance. (1,2,3,4,5)

  10. Assume management of special projects as assigned by the Director of Institutional Giving. (2,4,5)

  11. Keep up-to-date on strategies and priorities of major institutional funders. Keep abreast of newly released government and foundation RFPs. Conduct prospect research through a variety of sources, including Foundation Directory. (1,2,3,4,5)

  12. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned. (2,5)

  13. The performance of this function is the reason that the job exists.

  14. There are limited employees among whom the performance can be distributed.

  15. This occupies a great deal of the employee’s time.

  16. This function is highly specialized. Employees are hired for this skill/ability to perform this.

  17. Failure to perform this function may have serious consequences.


To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 samples of grant proposals you have written.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 5 years of corporate and foundation relations experience, preferably within a healthcare environment.

  • Demonstrated success at securing institutional funding and building corporate partnerships within a large, complex, multi-layered organization.

  • Proven ability to proactively create and lead cultivation and solicitation strategies resulting in increasing levels of corporate, foundation, and/or governmental support.

  • Highly motivated self-starter, entrepreneurial team player who has a commitment to and passion for the mission of Providence.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, as well as excellent critical thinking and analytical skills.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Advanced degree preferred

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Health & Services, Southern California, is a not-for-profit Catholic health care ministry committed to providing for the needs of the communities we serve especially the poor and vulnerable. The region serves the South Bay, Westside and the Greater San Fernando Valley Area, operating six award-winning medical centers, a comprehensive network of physician offices, long-term care, home care and hospice, urgent care centers and Providence High School.

At Providence, we’re dedicated to quality, compassionate care for all. The Providence medical centers and medical groups provide a full continuum of health care services. Continuing a Tradition of Excellence.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Foundation

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 133936