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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Join a CROSO Committee!
CROSO: Ensuring a Brighter Future for Ugandan Street Children through Higher Education

About

We're looking for folks with fundraising experience to join our CROSO Development Committee! CROSO provides post-secondary scholarships to former street children in Uganda. Because our scholars are all former street children, our scholarships cover more than tuition. We also provide housing, food, supplies, transportation and a laptop for each scholar. We also pair each scholar with a CROSO Liaison (mentor) who communicates monthly.

CROSO is based in the Chicago-land area and has several committees that help us accomplish our goals. It is the job of the fund development committee to create a plan that will guide the organization in seeking out and securing funding from an array of outside sources. The committee works with the executive director to identify grant opportunities, potential donors and best practices for stewardship of current donors.

Frequency of Meetings: Monthly via conference call

Ideal skills/talents/experiences: Grant Writing, Donor Cultivation, Prospect Research, Stewardship, Relationship Management/Development, Networking Skills, Fundraising, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising, etc.

Skills

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Brand Development & Messaging

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Monthly conference calls; 16-20 hours per year

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