Fundraising Chair

Below is a description of the responsibilities of the Fundraising Chair on the board of directors for YNPN Triangle NC. Applications to join the board are now open. Learn more and apply here

 

Responsible To:
Board of Directors (Chair)

Responsibilities:
The Fundraising Chair ensures the financial viability and sustainability of the organization by crafting and executing plans to achieve required revenue targets. Additionally, the Fundraising Chair works to cultivate and nurture ongoing relationships with key funders, donors, partners, and other organizations that support the ongoing mission-driven work of YNPN Triangle NC. Key responsibilities include:

  • Recruit, train, and support members to carry out the work of the Fundraising committee
  • Develop annual plan to reach established revenue goals derived from organization’s budget
  • Identifies potential prospects (individual donors, foundations, corporate partners)
  • Drafts and submits grant proposals in order to support ongoing programming
  • Provides on-going stewardship of YNPN Triangle NC donors and funders through communications (phone calls, emails, in-person visits) and shares opportunities for deeper level of engagement (or delegate to committee member)
  • Recruit and steward sponsors (or delegate to committee member) for annual conference and other key programmatic events
  • Initiates the collaboration/integration of fundraising in to all aspects of YNPN Triangle NC (i.e. marketing and communications, programming, membership, etc)
  • Lead monthly committee meetings
  • Delegate key tasks to committee members while providing accountability and assistance when needed
  • Promotes the organization in the community

Skills:
Proven leadership, fundraising skills 
Ability to motivate others
Strong organization
Attention to detail
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
Interpersonal and motivational skills

Time Commitment:
15-20 hours per month for two years

Evaluation
Self and by the Board annually

 

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