Sample Fund Development Officer Resume

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Melissa Elliott
4343 Broaddus Avenue
Owensboro, KY 42301

Job Objective To obtain a Fund Development Officer position with organization where challenges and opportunities make way for career development

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of donor software
  • Strong knowledge of fundraising research and submission strategies
  • Exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects

Professional Experience:

Fund Development Officer
Saint Marys Health Care, Owensboro, KY
August 2005 – Present

  • Developed and implemented grant writing procedure and related functions.
  • Developed annual goals for corporate, foundation and government revenues.
  • Supervised prospect research, grant writing and reporting.
  • Developed and reviewed annual submission schedules.
  • Developed and maintained donors’ database.
  • Developed and executed various fund raising initiatives.

Fund Development Officer
Promise Regional Medical Center, Owensboro, KY
May 2000 – July 2005

  • Developed and submitted grant proposals, letters of intent, case statements and acknowledgement letters to funding agencies.
  • Created and managed institutional reports and annual submission schedules.
  • Managed grant expenditures and deliverables and supported reporting process.
  • Ensured fulfillment of donor grant restrictions and preferences in conjunction with communications and program staff.
  • Structured new requests framed proposals for budgeting and program development, in association with program staff..
  • Identified, maintained and negotiated appropriate sponsorship opportunities to support specific funding requirements.


Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health
Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA

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