Job Summaries and Salaries: Fundraising/Foundation

Descriptions and median base salaries from ASAE research

Top Foundation Position

For associations that operate a foundation, this individual directs, manages, and executes foundation activities. If the association’s Chief Executive serves as the director of the foundation, this position reflects the responsibilities of the individual whose sole responsibility is the day-to-day management of the foundation.
Median base salary: $122,000

Top Fundraising Position

Directs activities that generate revenue. Identifies and solicits sources of funding from public or private funding sources.
Median base salary: $100,000

Fundraising Development Coordinator

Solicits funds from associations, individuals, corporations, and others to support the organization’s activities. May organize and execute events such as auctions and annual giving campaigns.
Median base salary: $51,946


Source: ASAE, Association Compensation & Benefits Study 2022