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Passion for Life, Inc, is a 501C (3) non-profit organization; we are seeking fundraising professionals to serve on the fundraising committee. As a fundraising committee member, you will work with a collaborative team to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to generate fundraising strategies for Passion for Life, Inc.
Estimated time commitment and meeting format
Attend monthly meetings and participation in a bi-weekly conference call.
Participation in Passion for Life, Inc. events, taking part in at least one Passion for Life, Inc. event of program activity per quarter.
Estimated time commitment: 5-10 hours/ month including work from home, meeting attendance and activities as needed.
Busiest time period: work is consistent throughout the school year
Term limit: One-year commitment
You will be expected to participate in the following:
Development: Actively contribute to development strategy, design of goals and objectives. Specifically assisting with the development of a one to three year fundraising plan.
Implementation : Preparing applications and appeals to appropriate sources of funding and serve on sub-committees for specific projects and events.
Detailed project management.
Grant writing, proposal development and execution.
Donor communications - email, direct mail, social media, phone calls, in person meetings and presentations in cooperation with the Marketing/Communications Committee.
Conduct donor prospect research.
Support board and other committees in the execution of annual funding plans and initiatives.
Gift processing and record management.
Monitoring: Ensure continual improvement and streamlining in process to reduce time and effort for greater return. On-going individual and team capacity building in fundraising practices.
Skills and abilities needed to succeed as a member of the Fundraising Committee:
Successful candidates will be motivated, self-starting and possess knowledge, skills and abilities to drive goals.
Sincere interest and/or related experience with fundraising activity.
Personal attributes of benefit to the Committee e.g. active contributor, responsible, team player, problem solver, creative thinker, organized etc.
Time and energy to contribute as a member and volunteer to the Fundraising committee and related tasks, events and activities.
Personal commitment to productive participation.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Comfortable working with a team and taking initiative. Demonstrated effectiveness in meetings and task forces; seen as a leader.
Solid professional reputation.
Ability to compose reports and succinct updates for the board and stakeholders.
Be continually aware of actions which could impact the reputation of the organization or the outcomes of the committee’s work.
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