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ORGANIZATION: Athletes for a Better World

The Development Committee Chair is a volunteer position with ABW. This person will be a Member of the Board of Directors, reporting to the Board Chair and the ABW Executive Director. The Development Chair is the "Chief Revenue Officer" of the nonprofit, ensuring short-term and long-term financial stability through execution of nonprofit fundraising strategies.

Key responsibilities

The Development Chair achieves the financial goals of ABW through activities such as -

  • Long-range strategic planning: supplying input to the annual and three-year planning cycle.
  • Administration: having regular interface with outside accounting services and the ABW pro bono law firm.
  • Committee human resources: recruiting subject matter experts such as volunteer grant-writing experts.
  • Board Director membership: adhering to general Board of Director responsibilities, attendance at meetings, etc.
  • Annual Fund Appeal: conducting Board-level and public Annual Fund donor campaigns while creating a "giving society" with respective benefits and recognition.
  • Endowment expansion: soliciting endowment gifts for the long-term financial stability of ABW.
  • Grant submission: in conjunction with a volunteer grant writer and others, achieve funding from Foundations.
  • Event revenue: act as the "revenue manager" of the Wooden Cup sponsorship and ticket sales campaign.

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About Athletes for a Better World


Suite 300, #723175, 2997 Cobb Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA 31139, US

Mission Statement

ABW uses the power of sports to develop character, teamwork, and citizenship through commitment to a Code for Living, applicable for athletes, parents, coaches, and administrators. See more at www.abw.org.


Major award ceremony/events include the national Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup for professional, college, and high school athletes; and, the Vincent J. Dooley Awards & Scholarships program for high school student-athletes in the state of Georgia. More at www.abw.org.


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Suite 300, #7231752997 Cobb Parkway SEAtlanta, GA 31139



  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research




  • Approximately 10 hours a month, but more if your schedule permits! Two major award banquets a year plus our annual golf tournament are attended by our Board of Directors. You could minimize your time commitment by recruiting volunteer grant writers.
  • Board Zoom meeting attendance weekly for one hour. You would become an immediate Director of the Board, too.

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