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Director of Fundraising

Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB), Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, ON, Canada

Job Type

Volunteer Board of Directors

About the Role

The CreativeHub 1352 Director of Fundraising is a voting member of the Board of Directors and appointed in a manner consistent with the bylaws of the organization. CreativeHub 1352’s Director of Fundraising works collaboratively with the Chair, Board of Directors, Executive Director, our Fundraising Specialist, volunteers, and staff to support the Board in achieving its program goals.


The Director of Fundraising oversees and advises the CreativeHub 1352 Board on all fundraising initiatives. Oversight of our Fundraising Specialist in:

  • Working with staff and the Board to develop and implement a fundraising strategy, including an annual Case for Support and Fund Plan;

  • Supporting the implementation of fundraising campaigns to various audiences and segments; 

  • Developing and implementing donor engagement strategies at Leadership Gift levels including:

    • Identifying donor prospects (from events, online research, collaborative networking etc.);

    • Evaluating a prospective donor’s giving capacity and readiness to give; 

    • Soliciting the gift;

  • Donor and prospect stewardship strategies at all levels of giving;

  • Collaboration on CreativeHub communication and membership strategies to engage donors and prospects;

  • Foster Board and volunteer involvement and contribution to fund development activities;

  • Reporting monthly to the Board on fundraising efforts and progress against strategic goals;

  • Perform other duties as required by the Board of Directors.


A commitment to the organization’s mission and strategic directions; 

  • An understanding of, and experience with, not for profit fundraising;

  • Experience building and maintaining authentic relationships and collaborations with foundations, government funders, and individual donors;

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prepare board reports; 

  • Knowledge of appropriate community resources in the Mississauga area;

  • An ability to commit the time required to fulfil the responsibilities described;

  • Relevant College and/​or University degree or applicable experience; CFRE certification will be considered a significant asset;

  • Knowledge and experience in Nonprofit Data Management CRM Systems, including DonorPerfect, is an asset;

  • Strong interpersonal, communication (oral and written), team-building and problem-solving skills;

  • Volunteer Board Experience is an asset.



N/A - Volunteer

About CreativeHub 1352

CreativeHub 1352 is looking for a Director of Fundraising to join our Board of Directors and provide leadership for the fundraising initiatives of the organization.

CreativeHub 1352 is a non-profit, charitable, community-driven organization which exists for the advancement of community cultural development through the arts, heritage, and environmental sciences. CreativeHub 1352 is one of many groups vital to the reuse of the Small Arms Inspection Building, a historically significant site, owned and operated by the City of Mississauga. As a community programming partner, we deliver a mix of programs, projects, education, and events that foster collaboration, engage the community, and enrich people's lives. All proceeds are reinvested to support community arts, heritage and environmental programs.

To Apply

Please send your resume to David Howes, at:

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