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Do you know an exceptional individual who would like to join our team?



Current Openings:


Development Director

Innovative Solutions for Disadvantage & Disability (ISDD), has an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to provide administrative support for our mission to empower, educate, and equip kinship caregivers of disadvantaged children in Metro Atlanta. Our service population is made-up of kinship families, grandparents or other relatives who are raising non-biological children with disabilities in the Atlanta Metro Area. With a $1 million annual budget and a staff of  eight full-time employees, we provide evidence-based supportive services to keep children out of foster care.


Applications are must be submitted via APPLY HERE and must include a cover letter detailing interest and the completion of all assessments and the recorded phone interview. 

The Development Director is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive fundraising program that includes individual donations and major gifts, corporate and foundation giving, planned giving, and special events including Chip in 4 Children golf tournament.  This role oversees, implements and manages ISDD’s Network for Good CRM for donor tracking, cultivation, upgrade and solicitation of gifts, creating acknowledgements and stewardship purposes. The Development Director also oversees communications efforts that support fund development and individual giving.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan to meet the organization’s annual revenue goals.

  • Plan and execute Chip in 4 Children Golf Tournament.

  • Develop a strategic plan for prospecting, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of new donors.

  • Work Closely with the Executive director (and Board of Directors) to develop fundraising strategies and goals.

  • Accurately maintain ISDD’s donor database, including entering and updating donor information/contributions

  • Write and produce timely gift acknowledgments (within 3 days of receipt)

  • Update acknowledgement letter language regularly to correspond with purpose of gift, etc.

  • Reconcile fundraising data entry with accounting

  • Prepare fundraising reports - monitor and analyze fundraising data to evaluate performance and adjust strategies as needed.

  • Create email and mail solicitation and communications campaigns

  • Provide Executive Director with research and information for use in cultivation and stewardship of donors

  • Attend all meetings and trainings pertaining to this position.

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including proper business English

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational ability

  • Experience planning events and fundraisers

  • Skilled in database use, Network for Good platform experience a plus

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher



  • BA or BS degree and 5 years of experience  in fundraising.

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