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Capital Caring
Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer

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“Make the Most of Every Moment” - it’s the heart of our philosophy and mission at Capital Caring, a leader in hospice and palliative care in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. We live our mission of simply improving the care of people facing life-limiting illness every day and are seeking a dedicated Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer to join our Team!

The Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer plays a critical role in expanding Capital Caring’s donor base and increasing contributions. Reporting to the VP, Resource Development, the Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer will work to generate new individual donor prospects, deepen engagement of existing donors, and work to cultivate and steward significant donor relationships. The Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer will also identify, cultivate, solicit and steward planned giving donors to build a pipeline of individual legacy gifts and will take personal satisfaction in matching donor interests to strategic goals and will be a sophisticated relationship builder with an understanding of the key principles of portfolio management.

Our Core Values include:

  • Complete Customer Satisfaction
  • Culture of Trust
  • Leadership to Grow
  • We are all Learners and Teachers
  • Live within the Model

Employment with Capital Caring comes with great benefits - with flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance & Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403(b) plan with a generous match
  • Education Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave


  • Supervisory experience; responsible for supervising the Major Gifts and Stewardship Coordinator.
  • At least 3 years of experience with non-profit fundraising programs.
  • Background in healthcare and grateful patient fundraising and/or experience supporting and working with Senior Leaders in a development program is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.

How to Apply:

Please contact Katie Sturt, Senior Recruiter / Team Lead at Capital Caring, at

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Inova Foundation
Senior Director, Philanthropy Planned Giving

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The Inova Foundation Team is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Director of Philanthropy Planned Giving. The incumbent is responsible for the development, planning, design and implementation of Inova's planned giving program. This individual will lead and coordinates key strategic development and functional services to support Foundation objectives and organizational goals. Additionally, the leader will manage department finances, including budgeting and control of expenses. He/She will manage professional and clerical staff, including day-to-day supervision, employee relations, and staff development. It will be vital that this leader maintains effective and responsive relationships with volunteers, medical staff, Inova leadership and other departments and facilities.

Inova Health System is the largest health system in Northern Virginia. Northern Virginia offers a variety of accommodations including the central placement between a large metropolitan area and the Shenandoah Mountains. Northern Virginia has several of the top rated school systems in the nation and offers a variety of housing ranging from city, rural and suburban based. The area is a wonderful location for both young professionals and growing families. We are the proud sponsors of the Washington Redskins and Washington Nationals!

Inova provides a comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary and bonus incentives, as well as full medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO, short and long term disability, and much more!


  • Six + years' of experience managing an active portfolio of prospective planned giving donors, raising significant funds through charitable giving vehicles for the priorities and programs. Requires planned giving expertise to colleagues and prospects in an effort to increase the number of planned gifts for Inova.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.
  • Proven leadership skills, demonstrated success in face-to-face solicitation, ability to motivate for results.
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills. solid judgement and mentoring abilities.

How to Apply:

Please send applications to:

View job posting here.

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Director of Planned Giving

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The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in the search for a Director of Planned Giving.

The Director of Planned Giving will be responsible for the direction and management of the planned giving program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The National Academies' planned giving program generates support from members and friends through outright gifts, estate, and testamentary gift commitments. Working in coordination with the Chief Development Officer and the Directors of Development for each Academy, the Director of Gift Planning will be responsible for leading a program that utilizes strategic and creative marketing efforts that effectively communicate the benefits of planned giving opportunities targeted to the membership and donor community.

The Director of Planned Giving will effectively integrate planned giving into the broader major giving and individual giving programs of The National Academies and will collaborate on efforts to identify, cultivate, solicit, record, and steward gifts from prospects whose support can be maximized through gift planning strategies. The Director of Planned Giving will provide counsel in the technical and legal aspects of planned giving and complex giving assets, as well as possess a demonstrated ability to build relationships with donors and prospects that lead to planned gifts.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) are private, non-profit institutions that provide expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and the world. The National Academies’ primary mission is to provide expert advice on the most pressing challenges facing the nation and the world. Their work helps shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine. Academy members are among the world's most distinguished scientists, engineers, physicians, and researchers and include more than 300 Nobel laureates.

Through a meticulous process of information collection, evidence analysis, and deliberation, The National Academies’ studies provide blueprints for progress. By shining a spotlight on subjects and facilitating dialogue across disciplines, their work advances understanding of critical issues. The needs of the nation—and therefore the topics they study—change over time, but their commitment to putting sound advice to work for the public good does not.

A bachelor's degree is required for this position as is five years of development experience, with at least two years of those being in senior planned giving roles. A professional certification such as CFRE, CFA, JD, or other related professional competency is preferred. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please visit:

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