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ORGANIZATION: The Borgen Project

About the Role:

The Board provides strategic leadership, governance and works to build the organization’s resources. As we prepare to celebrate 20 years of advocacy, the organization seeks Board Members who can serve our mission of downsizing poverty through advocacy, fundraising and project-specific expertise. Specifically, the ideal candidate will:

  • Serve as an ambassador for The Borgen Project, working to c onnect us to a network of people who are passionate about advancing the organization’s mission.
  • Enhance our public profile by connecting us to media contacts.
  • Leverage their extensive experience as an accomplished leader in business, public policy or the nonprofit sector.


  • Members serve two-year terms, with the potential to extend.
  • Prepare for, attend and actively participate in quarterly (4) board meetings. annually (held via video conference call).
  • Plus monthly 30-minute check-in calls in months when there are no board meetings.
  • Attend annual Board retreat (usually in Seattle or D.C.).
  • Donate or raise a minimum of $5,000.

Board Selection Process :

The Selection Committee receives input from the Board of Directors and determines individuals the organization would like to connect with.

  • A team member meets with candidates to learn more about them and determine if the board role is a good fit.
  • Candidates are nominated and voted on by The Borgen Project’s Board of Directors.

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About The Borgen Project


1120 Pacific Avenue Suite 100, Tacoma, WA 98402, US

Mission Statement

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. and U.K. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis.


From CNN to The Huffington Post, the world is talking about the innovative movement that is downsizing global poverty. The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nations on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. The national campaign is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. and U.K. foreign policy.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees
Advocacy & Human Rights, Hunger, Immigrants & Refugees


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  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Advocacy
  • Financial Planning
  • Fundraising





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