The National Foundation for Cancer Research is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides scientists in the
lab the funding they need to make game-changing discoveries in cancer treatments, detection, prevention and
ultimately, a cure.

NFCR offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a generous benefits package. If you have any questions about employment opportunities at NFCR, Please send a message to employment@nfcr.org.

Major Gifts Officer

The Major Gifts Officer is a member of the Foundation’s fundraising team who cultivates and leads the major gift development activities to raise funds for long-term, transformative cancer research that promotes discoveries in cancer prevention, detection and treatment as well as funding for related public education.  The incumbent’s efforts are focused on the identification, cultivation, stewardship and retention of individual donors who commit to major gifts, preferably on a multi-year basis. 

Planned Giving Officer

The Planned Giving Officer is a member of the Foundation’s fundraising team who cultivates and leads planned giving development activities to raise funds for long-term, transformative cancer research that promotes discoveries in cancer prevention, detection and treatment as well as funding for related public education.  The incumbent’s expertise must include successful planned giving fundraising and an in-depth understanding of the technical, legal and financial intricacies of planned giving and a successful track record of capturing future donations in the present.

Grant Writer

The Grant Writer is a member of the fundraising team who is responsible for becoming familiar with the Foundation’s programs, goals and financial needs, performing research into potential funding sources, and writing grant proposals.  The Grant Writer is responsible for timely submission of proposals and efficient follow-up to maximize the probability of grant awards.  Working with others staff, the Grant Writer may also assist with fundraising campaigns and promote the Foundation through public relations work.