Plans, coordinates, and administers one or
more specific areas of ongoing or special project funding
programs, such as individual gifts, in-kind donations, direct mail
campaigns, and special events by performing the following duties
personally or through subordinates.
and long-range goals and enlists support from members of institution
staff and volunteer organizations.
Identifies potential contributors to ongoing programs and special
projects through examination of past record of contributors and
knowledge of community.
Coordinates fund drives for special projects.
Organizes direct mail campaign to reach potential contributors.
Directs donor recognition programs.
Plans and coordinates benefit events such as banquets, balls, or
Organizes solicitation drives for pledges of ongoing support from
Assists in solicitation drives for pledges of ongoing support from
corporations and foundations.
Informs potential contributors of special needs of institution, and
encourages individuals, corporations, and foundations to establish or
contribute to special funds through endowments, trusts, donations of
gifts-in-kind, or bequests.
Confers with attorneys to establish methods of transferring funds to
benefit both donors and institution.
Researches public and private grant agencies and foundations to identify
potential sources of funding for research, community service, or other
Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining
records of contributors and grants and preparing letters of appreciation
to be sent to contributors.
Purchases mailing lists of potential donors.
Negotiates agreements with representatives of other organizations for
exchange of mailing lists, information, and cooperative programs.