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Coloured Art Studio needs a Dev Director !

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ORGANIZATION: Coloured Art Studio

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Coloured Art Studio is an Art Education nonprofit that serves under served communities that lack access to the healing and transformative powers of the Arts. We are revamping and expanding our team and want to grow with you !

Development Director - responsible for organizing, spearheading and the establishment of fundraising endeavors. This includes developing fundraising plans, securing financial support, running special events for donors, and running other projects with the purpose of helping the organization reach its annual goals.

Here are some key qualities:

  1. Passion for the Arts and Education: An inherent passion for both the arts and education is crucial, as it fuels dedication to the organization's mission and drives efforts to secure resources for its advancement.
  2. Fundraising Expertise: Strong fundraising skills are essential, including experience with grant writing, donor cultivation, major gifts, corporate sponsorships, and fundraising events.
  3. Excellent Communication Skills: The ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders, including donors, board members, staff, and community members, is vital. This includes clear and persuasive writing, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.
  4. Leadership Abilities: A Development Director should be able to inspire and lead a team of staff and volunteers involved in fundraising activities, providing direction, support, and motivation.
  5. Financial Acumen: Understanding financial principles and budgeting is essential for developing strategic fundraising plans and managing resources effectively.
  6. Networking Skills: Building and maintaining relationships with donors, partners, and other stakeholders within the arts, education, and nonprofit sectors is crucial for securing support and partnerships.
  7. Creativity and Innovation: The ability to think creatively and develop innovative fundraising strategies tailored to the organization's mission and goals can be highly beneficial in securing new funding sources.
  8. Strategic Thinking: A strategic mindset is essential for setting fundraising goals, developing long-term plans, and adapting strategies based on evolving needs and opportunities.
  9. Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: An understanding of and commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of fundraising and organizational operations.
  10. Resilience and Persistence: Fundraising can be challenging, so resilience and persistence are important qualities for navigating setbacks and obstacles while staying focused on achieving fundraising goals.

Overall, a successful Development Director in an art education nonprofit should be a dynamic and visionary leader with a deep commitment to advancing the organization's mission through effective fundraising and development efforts.

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About Coloured Art Studio

Location:

408 Palm Place, Pomona, CA 91767, US

Mission Statement

Coloured Art Studio is a nonprofit program dedicated to harnessing the transformative power of a colourful arts education to cultivate healing, growth and enrichment. We go beyond simply teaching artistic skills; we aim to cultivate creativity, foster personal growth, and empower participants to become lifelong learners and active contributors to their communities. Through our diverse and culturally rich centered approach, we strive to nurture the minds, hearts, families, and communities that we serve, creating vibrant and dynamic learning environments where creativity and individuals thrive.

Description

Coloured Art Studio is a diverse collective of parents, teachers, activists, and artists passionate about the arts and committed to collaborative education. Born during the pandemic, we recognized the urgent need for students to express themselves creatively amidst adversity, especially in underserved communities. Despite challenges, our virtual program on Zoom thrived.

For four years, we've assessed art education accessibility across Los Angeles, bringing our curriculum and caring instructors to schools, centers, and events citywide. Our approach prioritizes enjoyment and aligns with California State Standards, emphasizing minority representation and holistic development, including SEL and empathy-building.

Our ultimate goal is to establish our own Art Studio and community space, serving as a new hub of creativity and love in and for our community.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Board Development
Children & Youth
Arts & Culture, Board Development, Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Los Angeles, CA 90027

(34.12206,-118.29359)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Visual Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Child Development
  • Organization
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 25 - 30hrs / month minimum
  • Love and appreciate the Arts and respect, value and treasure the families in the underserved communities that we serve

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