Fundraising & Development


Communities can raise money to help improve services for their older adult residents. Buildings, grounds, and services may be updated using donations. Some people start in this career by doing grant writing.

  • Education needed: Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree
  • Salary: 51,000-$141,000
  • Similar careers: sales, teacher, nonprofit employee
  • Job outlook: average growth

Learn more about this job from professionals in the field:

Jeremy Hall, Foundation Director, Brewster Place

Jane Olisar, Chief Development Officer, Three Pillars Senior Living Communities

Kate West, Director of Community Development, Eaton Senior Communities, Inc.