The U. S Dream Academy (Dream Academy) was founded by Wintley Phipps in 1998 to connect young people living in high risk communities to positive youth development and high quality mentoring relationships to empower young people to achieve their potential with a special focus on children of incarcerated parents.
Dream Academy co-locates our programs inside Title 1 schools to provide mentoring, afterschool and positive youth development programs in Learning Centers in Baltimore, Houston, Philadelphia, Orlando, Salt Lake City, San Bernardino, and Washington, D. C.
The Dream Academy seeks a Chief Development Officer responsible for establishing strategy and planning, organizing, developing, and coordinating all aspects of fund development, fundraising, and public relations. This individual will provide leadership on all fundraising initiatives to include special events, major gifts, planned giving, sponsorships, donor cultivation, and grant writing. Together with their team, this leader will identify, organize, and manage fundraising activities with a focus on new opportunities to obtain ongoing and increased support from corporations, public and private organizations, faith communities, and individuals. Specific requirements include: