Director of Foundation & Government Relations

New York, United States · Development


The current strategic direction at the High Line is to reimagine the idea of public space; continue to maintain the High Line; and, to welcome and serve the diversity of New York City.

FHL provides virtually all of the park's operating budget and philanthropy accounts for approximately $13 million of a current annual operating budget of $15 million.

The Director of Foundation and Government Relations will spearhead our foundation and government grants strategy for annual operations, programmatic support, strategic initiatives, and capital projects. Our developing foundation and government program currently raises $1.2 million, with ambitious goals for growth.

The ideal candidate is an innovative advancement professional with a track record of success in identifying, engaging, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding current and prospective funders through propelling change and strong mission awareness. With two team members as support and reporting to the VP of Development, this position provides the exciting opportunity to employ strategies that will shape th e future of the High Line at a pivotal point in its history.


Strategy Development

Prospect Management




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