Associate Director of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNEx): The Foundation for Delaware County

Supervised By: Director of Nonprofit Services
Annual Salary: $65,000
FTE: 1.0 FTE


The Associate Director of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence is responsible for building strong and productive partnerships with nonprofits and providers serving Delaware County to provide opportunities that strengthen individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector. The Associate Director is also responsible for identifying and building relationships with nonprofit technical assistance and educational resources that can inform, educate, and assist nonprofit organizations.

This position must use a supportive and collaborative approach in our work with nonprofits and community partners in Delaware County to build relationships and cultivate an environment of learning.

Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNEx)

Compile and catalog nonprofit educational and technical assistance resources for the foundation and our nonprofit

  • Respond to queries from nonprofit partners related to opportunities and resources that strengthen the nonprofit
  • Help identify best practices in strengthening nonprofits, evaluation, communications, and leadership training to help inform the growth of the CNEx’s
  • Create, curate content, distribute, and market a periodic eNewsletter for the
  • Assist in the planning, recruitment for, launching, and promoting of new CNEx initiatives (Peer Learning Circles, Certificate in Nonprofit Management program, Nonprofit Hub, other sponsored projects, ).

External Grantmaking Program

  •  Catalog a list of currently operating nonprofits serving Delaware
  • Respond to queries from foundation applicants and grant recipients related to the application
  • Assist nonprofits with the foundation’s application process (Impact Grant, special initiatives, ).


Manage an email database of nonprofit leadership in Delaware County and send out periodic notifications regarding CNEx announcements and other nonprofit


  • Participate in a monthly team meeting with Director of Nonprofit Services, Headquarters team meetings, and other meetings assigned by foundation
  • Participates in conferences, seminars, and other professional development activities to maintain and enhance expertise and professional
  • Develops and maintains relationships with partners to stay abreast of resources available to nonprofits.
  • Performs other job duties deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the


  • College degree
  • At least three years of development and communications in a nonprofit
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, tact, and professionalism working with
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication ’
  • Must have knowledge of nonprofits across Delaware
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize
  • Ability to meet
  • Demonstrated facility and experience with computer software: Microsoft Word, Excel, and database management.
  • Excellent writing
  • Excellent typing
  • High level of efficiency and

The Foundation for Delaware County TFDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a high-performance culture and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality. We use a supportive and collaborative approach in our internal operations and our work with the community partners in Delaware County.

 Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to