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Fundraising & Event Planner (Volunteer; unpaid)

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Grace Grows

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Overview

Our Fundraising and Event Planner will lead all events held by GRACE Grows, from creation to implementation and tracking of progress. At GRACE Grows, a 501(c)(3) organization in Alachua County, Florida, we empower individuals who are experiencing homelessness or food insecurity through horticulture.

For more information, visit our website: https://www.gracegrowsgnv.com

Core Responsibilities

  • Ideate and develop fundraising initiatives and strategies to ensure recurring contributions and encourage new contributions
  • Monitor progress of fundraising initiatives
  • Develop and maintain sponsors/ donors contact lists
  • Identify and build relationships with potential donors
  • Secure commitments of participation or donation from individuals and donors
  • Assist in establishing fundraising goals for events or specified time periods
  • Monitor budgets, expense reports, or other financial data for fundraising organizations.
  • Assist in creating reports to communicate fundraising effects for donors
  • Write and send letters of thanks to donors

Experience & Education

  • Minimum of 2 years of fundraising and/ or event planning experience; previous experiences in sales or marketing also acceptable
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or a related field
  • Experience working with virtual fundraising/ event planning preferred
  • Experience managing a team

Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Quick thinker and ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Strong leadership skills

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About Grace Grows

Location:

3055 NE 28th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609, US

Mission Statement

Empowering individuals who are experiencing homelessness or food insecurity through horticulture.

Description

Founded in 2017, GRACE Grows' mission is to empowering individuals experiencing homelessness or food insecurity through horticulture. Our programs focus on community development, therapeutic horticulture, and education.

Community
Homeless & Housing
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Planning
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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