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Executive Director

Montrose Community Foundation

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The Montrose Community Foundation (MCF) has served Montrose County and the Uncompahgre Valley for 30 years. With five million dollars in assets our nonprofit provides charitable giving where it is needed most. The Executive Director facilitates philanthropy to improve our communities’ quality of life. The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for MCF’s staff and programs and reports to the MCF Board of Directors.


  • Strategic Direction and Vision
  • Asset and Donor Development
  • Leadership and Management
  • Grantmaking and Scholarship Management
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Board Relations and Development
  • Encouraging Charitable Giving in the Valley
  • Connecting People and Programs
  • Encouraging Community Collaboration


  • A bachelor's degree
  • At least 5 years in management, senior level preferred
  • Philanthropy or foundation experience
  • Fundraising experience
  • Strong financial skills, with budget formulations and management
  • Success working with a board of directors
  • Strong marketing and public relations experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable and effective public speaker
  • Software proficiency – Microsoft Office Suite, Customer Relations Management, grant application software, website software programs/editing


The pay range for this position begins at $55,000 and is commensurate with experience. Full-time employees qualify for paid time off (PTO) after a short waiting period and state holidays. MCF offers retirement contribution and match. Some health benefits are also available.

The Executive Director position is a full-time, exempt position. MCF is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in any term, condition or privilege of employment.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect person to be the next Executive Director of the Montrose Community Foundation, with an updated resume to Laird Landon, MCF Chair, lairdlandon63@gmail.com. A cover letter must be included. No phone calls, please.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Montrose, CO 81401: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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