We support your exceptional career in philanthropy

With a focus on careers rather than on isolated jobs, we build productive and enduring relationships with individuals pursuing careers in philanthropy. With ALG as your career partner, you can explore the widest array of advancement and fundraising leadership roles across the country. At the same time, you will receive support from ALG’s team of experienced advancement leaders serving as peers, mentors, and connectors. We treat all candidates with dignity and respect, not as merely numbers in a pool.

We established the ALG Community as a gathering place for existing and emerging leaders in philanthropy to advance their own careers and those of the teams they lead. It is an inclusive network where professionals at every stage in their career from all sectors and backgrounds can access career opportunities, mentorship, best practices, and important trends in effective management and fundraising. We aspire to improve the strength of our sector as a whole, build toward the future of philanthropy, and create sustained, meaningful impact for the organizations and causes we support.

Your Career Partner

Work with ALG to Find
Your Next Role

  • Let Us Know What You Want
    Out of Your Career

    We care about making great matches between great candidates and great organizations. Create a free and confidential profile with the Philanthropy Career Network and tell us about your career experience, goals and aspirations, and priorities in your next move.

  • Receive Opportunities that Match Your Skills and Interests

    Explore our numerous Open Searches at any time. When you join the ALG community, you will receive ongoing updates on new opportunities from around the country, as well as outreach from our consultants about roles that potentially match your unique experience.

  • Get Support from the First Interview to Your First Day

    Our consultants have hired numerous advancements teams. We offer advice on how to craft an effective resume, prepare to excel in interviews, and ask questions to make informed decisions if you receive an offer. We follow up on your first day and in your first months to offer ongoing support as you start your next chapter.

Explore New Career Opportunities

Become a Candidate

By Joining the Philanthropy Career Network

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For Candidates from Diverse Backgrounds

Diversity Talent Partnership

  • Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    ALG is proud to partner with several leading institutions in a groundbreaking talent management effort to enhance the professional growth and career success of current and aspiring advancement professionals from diverse, under-represented, and non-traditional backgrounds.

  • Learn More About Our Diversity Partners

    Learn more about the University of Florida, Brown University, William & Mary, The Ohio State University, and University of Texas at Austin and their commitment to recruiting and retaining diverse and inclusive teams.

From the Blog

Tips and Resources for Candidates

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11 Steps to Prepare Yourself to Launch a New Job Search Right Now

The loss of revenue, the increase of unexpected expenses, and for some the decreased value of endowments due to coronavirus have left many nonprofits scrambling to make payroll. Unfortunately, the options to correct the financial challenges may include cutting salaries, furloughing staff, and laying off staff members. Aspen Leadership Group is one of the few search firms in the country offering free career counseling to nonprofit and advancement professionals and we offer 11 tips based on conversations and personal experience to help those affected prepare for their next job search.

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Navigating Your Job Search During COVID-19: Advice for Candidates from ALG’s Search Team

ALG’s Search Team interacts with hundreds of advancement professionals each week. Today, these interactions are increasingly focused on navigating careers during an uncertain time. While candidates are concerned about their own positions or about an interrupted career trajectory, they also are developing new skills, deepening relationships with donors, and working in ways that they never imagined. Here is what we are hearing from candidates and recommendations we are sharing with them.

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Keep the Focus on the Positive: Advice for Candidates

People who focus on the negative, or allow the focus of a conversation to shift to the negative, rarely get the job.

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Your Philanthropy Career: Ace the Interview For Your Next Fundraising Job

Yet fundraisers—even highly experienced ones—often bungle the online interview, executive recruiters say. Here are tips from recruiters and search committee participants to help you prepare for your next interview.

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