For Immediate Release:
Jennifer Magro Algarotti, Ph.D.
Director of Strategic Communications
Delta Gamma Foundation Announces Search for Next Executive Director
Columbus, Ohio [November 20, 2019]— The Delta Gamma Foundation is currently conducting a search for its next Executive Director to lead the Foundation staff in Columbus, Ohio. After serving since 2014, the current Executive Director will retire from the role and transition to a member of the development team by October 1, 2020. The Executive Director position is a full-time, 12-month contract, benefits eligible position reporting to the Chairman of the Delta Gamma Foundation Board of Trustees.
The next Executive Director will be an experienced major gift fundraiser who serves as the chief development officer for a variety of development initiatives implemented by the Foundation. The Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership and vision, directing daily operations, and furthering the long-term goals of the organization while maintaining a regular schedule of travel throughout the United States and Canada to steward existing donors as well as to build and cultivate new donors. The Executive Director will have extensive experience leading varied fundraising activities at a similarly-sized organization and will be skilled in board development, strategic planning, day-to-day operations, overseeing the Foundation’s finances, and mentoring and directing a talented and passionate staff. The full job description may be reviewed on the Delta Gamma website.
The Delta Gamma Foundation comprises a professional staff of 14, including the Executive Director, and is governed by a nine-member elected Board of Trustees. We are one Delta Gamma, but in accordance with Internal Revenue Code, the Foundation and Fraternity are two separate organizations. Each entity offers unique opportunities for our members to “Do Good.” The Foundation has net assets of over $30M. In fiscal year 2018-2019, the Delta Gamma Foundation awarded more than $1M in scholarships and fellowships and made grants to Delta Gamma Fraternity for educational and leadership programming of almost $1.2M. For more information about the Delta Gamma Foundation, please visit https://www.deltagamma.org/foundation or https://www.deltagamma.org/.
About Delta Gamma Foundation: Incorporated in 1951, the Delta Gamma Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization formed as a complement to the Delta Gamma Fraternity, creating a vehicle for members to promote the educational interests and social responsibility referenced in Article II of the Fraternity Constitution. The Delta Gamma Foundation fosters lifetime enrichment for members, promotes Service for Sight and partners with the Fraternity to ensure the future of our sisterhood.