Alzheimer Society Southwest Partners

In this position, the Fund Development Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of the annual giving plan, delivery of appropriate donor recognition and stewardship activities and the writing and submission of foundation and government grants. The role will support Alzheimer Society signature fundraising events as needed.


  • Identification of prospective grant and foundation opportunities.
  • Manage grant proposal and reporting process working collaboratively across departments to compile required information.
  • Manage implementation of annual giving appeals.
  • Work closely with the communications staff to write and develop effective print and digital communications to support annual giving initiatives.
  • Implement annual donor stewardship activities including annual recognition event; ensure recognition requirements are fulfilled for funders and individual donors.
  • Work with Director of Development to identify potential major gift prospects and support cultivation of prospects.
  • Support Fund Development Coordinator, Events and Community Engagement in implementation of Alzheimer Society signature events.
  • Support Donor Database Officer in measurement and reporting of key performance metrics.
  • Participate in annual budget planning for fundraising initiatives.
  • Contribute to overall strategy and growth of Alzheimer Society fundraising.

Evaluations and Other Responsibilities:

  • Fund Development related key performance metrics.
  • Annual performance review with the Manager of Communications and Fund Development.


  • Completed post-secondary education in Non-Profit Management, Communications, Fund Development, or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in fundraising in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with staff, volunteers, donors, and external organizations.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 suite.
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, Luminate Online or similar non-profit CRM database.
  • Flexibility—the person in this position will be required to attend Alzheimer Society and external events, some of which occur outside of regular work hours.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to own vehicle.

Interested applicants will submit a complete application package including cover letter and resume in .pdf format to: (with the job title listed in the subject line).

All applicants will be screened based on receiving a complete application package and according to the qualifications listed in the posting. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Commitment to Equitable Recruitment:

The Alzheimer Society of Ontario recognizes the value and dignity of each individual and ensures everyone has genuine, open, and unhindered access to employment opportunities, free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise.  We are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive work environment, where the rights of all individuals and groups are protected and all members feel safe, respected, empowered, and valued for their contributions.  

Our values include justice and connection and are the guideposts we use for decision-making of all kinds.  We believe that this will guide the organization toward a place of inclusion for all – where equity and access to essential supports and services becomes the reality. 

We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA.  The Alzheimer Society of Ontario welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity and social justice and we encourage applications from First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Indigenous Peoples of North America, Black and persons of colour, persons with disabilities, people living with dementia, care partners and those who identify as LGBTQ2S+.

Organizational Overview: The Alzheimer Society Southwest Partners actively supports families and individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We advocate for and provide support services, education, and funding for research for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Our Mission: To alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia’s and to promote research.

Our Values: Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

Infection Prevention and Control & COVID-19 Considerations: This position will require consistent wearing of proper PPE and completing education in proper Public Health guidelines surrounding PPE and Covid-19 protocols. The Society requires that you be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, subject to any accommodation obligations you may have under human rights legislation.

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