Vice President, Supporting Organizations
Company: National Christian Foundation
Posted on: September 19, 2022
Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, National Christian Foundation
(NCF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable grantmaking ministry that provides
creative giving solutions and inspires biblical generosity among
Christian families, advisors, and charities. NCF has received over
$21 billion in contributions and made over $15 billion in
giver-recommended grants to more than 71,000 charities. NCF is an
industry leader in accepting gifts of appreciated assets such as
stocks, real estate, and business interests, which enable givers to
save taxes and maximize charitable gifts. We combine a faith-based
approach and like-minded local presence with the support and
expertise of a trusted national organization. Learn more at
The Vice President (VP), Supporting Organizations serves as a
member of NCF's Supporting Organizations (SO) Team, delivering
highly professional and technically accurate support related to the
formation, management, and operations of Supporting Organizations
of NCF. The VP will act as subject matter expert (SME) to
supporting organizations, serve on SO boards, and provide other
deliverables to SO boards, current and prospective givers, their
professional advisors, NCF and local office staff, to inspire and
facilitate tax-wise charitable giving to further NCF's charitable
purposes. VP will serve with a pleasant demeanor, centered on
inspiring Biblical generosity and reaching and restoring every
person through the love of Christ.
Reports to: Senior Vice President, Supporting Organizations
Management/Supervision : No
Duties & Responsibilities
SO Board Member and Subject Matter Expert
- Serves as the SO Subject Matter Expert (SO SME) to supporting
organizations of NCF, serves on SO boards (includes regular travel)
and delivers cogent compliance and operational advice to the
boards, the Supporting Organizations team, as well as Relationship
Managers and local office staff.
- Provides oversight and direction to the SO board on matters
pertaining to policy development, compliance with federal and state
regulations governing tax-exempt organizations, charitable
contributions, expenditures and grants, and all other matters
related to ensuring the Type I SO tax-exempt status of the entity,
(but refrains from, and disclaims, providing legal, tax, or other
professional advice or representation).
- Serves as the Secretary and/or Treasurer of the SO, when
appropriate, to ensure SO is operating in compliance as a Type I SO
- Attends SO board meetings in person, where appropriate,
otherwise via another method of communication, at least once per
year for each assigned SO. Estimated travel 10-15%.
- Prepares board materials for SO board meetings, alongside
assigned SO board support.
- Performs other duties, as needed or assigned, in support of
General Delivery of SO services
- Drafts policies, memoranda and other documents related to the
formation, management and operations of SOs, in areas including
compliance with federal tax requirements, state law, charitable
contributions, investments and grants.
- Consistently delivers SO services in a competent, highly
professional, friendly manner within the SO service standards, with
due regard for the givers' well-being and charitable goals.
- Communicates with givers, prospects, NCF and local office staff
and other constituents regarding SO specific gifts, charitable
planning issues alongside the Gift Planner(s), and serves as the SO
SME throughout the planning and intake stages.
- Develops, cultivates, and maintains strong relationships with
other NCF and local office staff with whom the VP regularly
interacts, particularly national and local Relationship Managers
(RMs), the Complex Asset Solutions team, the Due Diligence team,
and NCF's General Counsel's Office.
- Develops SO proposals, illustrations, templates, and other
deliverables, as needed, in crafting appropriate SO solutions for
consideration by givers and their advisors.
- Serves with honesty and integrity, operating within NCF's
policies, processes and structure, and in coordination with NCF's
other internal departments.
Training and Education
- Assists with and supports development, use and organization of
technical and other presentations by SO Team for various
- Develops and maintains an excellent working knowledge and
understanding of relevant laws and regulations pertaining to
tax-exempt organizations (particularly Type I SOs and Donor Advised
Funds), and charitable gift planning.
- If applicable, maintains good standing with various state or
other professional associations, including maintenance of minimum
Experience and Skills
- Juris Doctorate (JD) Degree, or Bachelor's or advanced Degree
in accounting, other business discipline, or related field.
- At least ten years' experience in a high net worth
- Substantial tax-exempt organization legal and/or tax
experience, especially with support organizations preferred.
- Working knowledge of charitable giving, nonprofit formation and
governance subject matters.
- Able to maintain confidentiality with sensitive organization
and giver matters.
- Highly efficient, self-motivated, takes initiative, and works
independently with minimal supervision, while also careful to
follow laws, policies, procedures and instructions.
- Professional, personal, and spiritual maturity.
- Congenial personality, able to work with multiple boards and
different personalities appropriately.
- Computer skills: MS Word, Outlook, Salesforce
If you are interested in serving at NCF, please apply online at
Applicants should be sure and read more about NCF's vision,
mission, and beliefs.
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