The Terry Fox Foundation

The Terry Fox Foundation

Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. For 40 years, we have worked hard to achieve Terry’s vision – a world without cancer. Terry’s vision unites us and inspires our research excellence, innovation and creativity. Our research institute is a collaboratively oriented, pan-Canadian organization focused on improving cancer research outcomes for the benefit of cancer patients everywhere. We want to ensure that today’s best science becomes tomorrow’s affordable medicine.

There is no other non-profit organization in Canada that consistently rates as high as The Terry Fox Foundation in the hearts and minds of Canadians. With over 10,000 runs and events in 32 countries each year, the legacy and story of Terry Fox offers unprecedented opportunities to tell the story of this Canadian icon, promote the significant impact of The Terry Fox Foundation, and inspire generosity.

Salary Range:65 000 $ - 75 000 $


Job description:

The Senior Philanthropy Officer will be a part of a dynamic, mission-driven fundraising team, and will play a key role in helping grow our philanthropy program through excellent cultivation, solicitation and engagement of mid and major level donors and prospects. Reporting to the Director, Philanthropy, the successful candidate will also support implementation of the philanthropy team’s key programs and operations.  

This position will be a crucial resource in the campaign to fund the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network (MOHCCN). Inspired by Terry and his Marathon of Hope, we have a historic opportunity through the MOHCCN to dramatically reshape cancer research in our country through an unprecedented national collaboration that will unlock the power of precision medicine. With a landmark $150 million matching commitment from Health Canada, it is even more critical that we deliver on our goals that will ultimately lead to future breakthroughs and discoveries that make a vital difference where it matters most – in the lives of cancer patients.