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Chief Advancement Officer (CAO)


We are seeking a Chief Advancement Officer to lead our development strategy and fundraising activities, building upon our organization’s successful foundation and working alongside our dedicated staff and Board of Directors to take The BASIC Fund to new levels of fundraising and long term financial sustainability. Historically, our current annual fundraising has ranged from $6.5mm to $8mm and we are seeking a new leader to both grow this amount to $10mm++ and assist in evaluating a potential capital campaign. Specifically, the position will be responsible for the following functions: fundraising, major and planned gifts, prospect research, communications strategy, foundation, corporate, alumni, and donor relations. This is a full-time position reporting to the BASIC Fund’s Chief Executive Officer. The position is located in Oakland and will encompass occasional travel to surrounding communities.


The BASIC Fund
Rachel Elginsmith
Oakland, CA