The Wisconsin Foundation & Alumni Association (WFAA) is the fundraising and gift-receiving organization for the University of Wisconsin – Madison. It’s primary mission is to encourage support for the University of Wisconsin-Madison and its constituents and to provide opportunities for the school to grow its programs.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public land-grant university with a vibrant research program. A part of the University of Wisconsin System, one of the largest systems of public higher education in the country, it serves more than 170,000 students each year and employs approximately 39,000 faculty and staff statewide.
The Wisconsin Foundation & Alumni Association is seeking an experienced Senior Director of Development to help develop and implement a major gifts program benefitting the Center for Healthy Minds/Healthy Minds Innovations (CHM/HMI). Reporting to the Vice President and Managing Group Leader at WFAA, the incoming Senior Director will work hand-in-hand with the Founder and leadership of CHM/HMI to build and continue relationships with major donors. The ideal candidate has five or more years of fund development experience, with a proven record of raising major gifts, and a passion for and commitment to helping advance the mission and programs of CHM/HMI and the University of Wisconsin through increased philanthropic support.