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Development Manager, Michigan Foundation for Agriculture
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**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. (MFB) is the parent organization of Farm Bureau Insurance. MFB is the state's largest general farm organization, with over 200,000 family members in 67 county Farm Bureaus. MFB is a highly respected champion of agriculture and the rural way of life in Michigan, with members from rural, urban and suburban Michigan.
Some members join to take action on behalf of agriculture, the state's second largest industry. Others join to support Farm Bureau policies. Farm Bureau works on the local level, in Lansing and in Washington D.C. to support action not just on farm issues, but on many of the same things you're concerned about: protection of private property rights and the quality of the rural environment, tax policies and economic growth, and the quality and safety of our food supply. Still other families belong to Farm Bureau so they can take advantage of our wide range of outstanding member benefits.
Farm Bureau Insurance is dedicated to serving Michigan; and only Michigan. Our company was founded in 1949 by Michigan farmers-members of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.-who wanted an insurance company that worked as hard as they did, gave honest service, and cared about Michigan's future. Those values still guide us today and are a big reason why we are known as Michigan's Insurance Company, dedicated to protecting the farms, families, and businesses of this great state.
To provide leadership and strategic vision for the Michigan Foundation for Agriculture (MFA). To lead fundraising efforts of MFA, including major donor cultivation, business sponsorships and event planning. To provide development, grant management, grantee consultation, campaign direction and guidance to the MFA board of directors.
Advance the mission of MFA and assure alignment with the overall Farm Bureau mission and goals.
Create and work a strategic plan to increase MFA brand awareness and gifts year-over-year.
Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of donors and prospective donors to include individuals, corporations and foundations.
: Bachelor's degree in philanthropic studies, business, marketing or agriculture-related field required, or equivalent experience may be considered. Minimum two years foundation or fundraising experience or related work experience required. Demonstrated strategic planning and execution experience required. Consistent track record of success in securing gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations required. Ability to speak and write persuasively about the mission, programs and funding needs of the MFA. Must possess a valid driver license with an acceptable driving record.
Experience working with a board of directors and/or volunteer leaders, managing programs, budgeting and utilizing donor databases preferred. General knowledge of Michigan agriculture and experience working with farmers preferred.