The person in charge of a non-profit's fundraising efforts is typically a fundraising manager. This person must work in a variety of roles to help secure funding and create new initiatives to help bring in money. The fundraising manager position requires a great deal of personal interaction between the manager and the individuals or corporate entities being solicited for financial assistance. The manager must possess a clear idea of the mission of the non-profit group and fully understand its goals and processes, and they must present these concepts to those being solicited.
Fundraising Manager Tasks
Recruits and trains volunteers for events.
Manages the development of projects that attract funding.
Manages the identification and cultivation of potential donors.
Oversees press releases and announcements necessary for event success.