Fundraising Analyst

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Washington, DC
Sep 02, 2022
Oct 02, 2022
Analyst, Fundraising
Full Time

AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable people over 50 build economic opportunity. Our approach emphasizes equitable outcomes for populations that have faced systemic discrimination. We serve all people 50 plus and their families. Through vigorous legal advocacy and evidence-based solutions, and by building supportive community connections, we foster resilience, advance equity and restore hope.

The Fundraising Analyst plays a key role in working with the Development team, specifically the Corporate Relations team, to develop and implement strategies for effective cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate/foundation donors and prospective corporate/foundation donors with the goal of securing $1,000,000 in new funding/sponsorships to support the mission work. Under the supervision of the Vice President of Corporate Relations, the role will have responsibility for implementing the fundraising plans for market-based opportunities that will typically range from $10,000 - $150,000. In addition, the Analyst will assist with the overall development of local market opportunities for corporate and grant development, where appropriate, engage in overall development of fundraising plans. Coordinate with regional and local development officers to determine best cultivation strategy for local business.


  • Provides support in the process of identification, cultivation, solicitation, and/or stewardship of the donors and prospective donors assigned within their respective donor/prospect pool or fundraising channel.
  • Performs functions and processes that support the fundraising process (e.g., identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, systems/processing, stewardship) within their respective donor/prospect pool or function.
  • Utilizes appropriate resources and processes to help ensure personal and departmental success in meeting departmental and personal objectives and goals.
  • Performs processes and functions that support fundraising goals and expectations as needed.
  • Performs duties in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and board policies (e.g., gift acceptance) pertaining to gifts, contributions, grants and other charitable support raised.
  • Adheres to ethical standards established by Association of Fundraising Professionals and National Association of Charitable Gift Planners.


  • 3+ years experience with fundraising, business development or partnership development
  • Ability to cultivate regional and local prospects through the fundraising pipeline including research, identification, and solicitation
  • Experience working with cross functional teams to manage deal flow, marketing collateral, social media campaigns, website recognition and legal reviews as needed
  • Ability to provide oversight of all resources and materials needed to support development strategies (both pre and post) such as sell sheets, production documents, templates, tools, and recap presentations to ensure successful implementation and tracking of corporate engagement plans
  • Experience crafting and executing a strategic stewardship plan to thank, cultivate, retain, and elevate corporate and local partners
  • Analytical skills required to provide ongoing assessment of industry trends, fundraising campaign outcomes and best practices
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • In-office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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