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

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.

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.

Interview Tips for Candidates

Interviews are an opportunity to confirm to the hiring committee that you will be an asset to their team. Learn how to prepare, showcase strengths, and avoid common mistakes.

Writing an Effective Cover Letter

While your résumé highlights your experience and qualifications—the “hard” skills that you possess—your cover letter offers the hiring manager insights into your passion and suitability for the organization’s mission.

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