The Tor Project, Inc., a 501©(3) nonprofit organization advancing human rights and freedoms by creating and deploying free and open source anonymity and privacy technologies, is seeking a dynamic, creative, and organized Fundraising Director to help us grow and expand our funding base. The Fundraising Director will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating all fundraising activities, with an emphasis on diversifying our funding sources. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of leadership experience working in the fundraising department of a nonprofit organization. This person must be able to straddle the worlds of technology and fundraising. The Tor Project is funded in part by government research and development contracts, and in part by individual, foundation and corporate donations. The ability to talk about the Tor Project’s work to all different types of current and potential donors is essential.
This senior level position will report directly to the Executive Director and will be part of the organization’s leadership team. The Fundraising Director will set and guide the strategy for all of our fundraising, including increasing contributions from government, foundation, corporate, and individual donors. This is a new, hands-on position for a highly skilled fundraising professional.