Veterans Matter is a non-profit program based out of Toledo, Ohio that works hand in hand with the VA to help get Veterans experiencing homelessness into safe, affordable housing through the VA’s HUD-VASH program.  We are looking for a Director of Development to add to our team of individuals who want to ensure that the needs of our nation’s Heroes are met.

The  Director of Development oversees all of our organization’s fundraising and manages relationships with a company’s financial partners. Their duties include planning fundraising events, interacting with former donors to encourage ongoing contributions, locating and contacting potential new donors, both individual and corporate, as well as seeking out opportunities for financial support through grants and sponsorships.


  • Use sales and spending cycles to guide fundraising campaign decisions
  • Find ideal donors from public and private investors
  • Collect and organize data that convey needs and responsive strategies
  • Build new donor relationships while maintaining ongoing ones
  • Write content to earn grants, new audiences, and better relationships with donors and other corporations

Skills and qualifications

  • Management or leadership experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Organizational, time-management, and problem-solving skills needed
  • Ability to lead and direct others
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of grant writing
  • Some knowledge of different CMS platforms
  • Event planning capabilities

Compensation:  $40k – $45k (based on experience)

If you are interested please send a cover letter and your resume to: