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A strong fundraising resume should emphasize the candidate's ability to develop and execute successful fundraising campaigns, cultivate relationships with major donors, and collaborate with teams to create compelling materials. It's important to highlight specific achievements, such as increases in donations, donor engagement, and overall fundraising revenue. Additionally, showcasing experience in managing teams and securing grants or sponsorships can further demonstrate the candidate's expertise in driving fundraising success.
Experienced Fundraiser with 4 years of success in developing and executing comprehensive fundraising strategies. Proven track record in securing major gifts, cultivating donor relationships, and exceeding fundraising goals. Skilled in online fundraising, event planning, and creating compelling fundraising materials to drive revenue growth.
03/2022 – Present
Compassionate Causes Fundraising.
- Developed and executed a successful online fundraising campaign, resulting in a 25% increase in donations and a 15% increase in donor engagement.
- Cultivated relationships with major donors, resulting in a 50% increase in major gifts and a 20% increase in overall fundraising revenue.
- Managed a team of volunteers to plan and execute a successful fundraising event, raising $100,000 for the organization.
03/2020 – 03/2022
Philanthropic Partners Inc.
- Identified and secured a $500,000 grant from a major foundation, resulting in a 30% increase in overall fundraising revenue for the year.
- Developed and implemented a comprehensive stewardship plan for donors, resulting in a 25% increase in donor retention and a 10% increase in donor satisfaction scores.
- Collaborated with the marketing team to create compelling fundraising materials, resulting in a 20% increase in online donations and a 15% increase in social media engagement.
03/2019 – 03/2020
Hopeful Hearts Fundraising.
- Managed a successful capital campaign, raising $2 million in donations and exceeding the fundraising goal by 25%.
- Developed and implemented a comprehensive fundraising strategy, resulting in a 40% increase in overall fundraising revenue over a two-year period.
- Identified and secured a major corporate sponsor, resulting in a $100,000 donation and a 10% increase in overall fundraising revenue.
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
- Grant writing and research
- Donor cultivation and stewardship
- Major gifts solicitation
- Fundraising event planning and execution
- Online fundraising and digital marketing
- Capital campaign management
- Corporate sponsorship acquisition
- Fundraising strategy development and implementation
- Team management and volunteer coordination
- Budgeting and financial reporting
- Relationship building and networking
- Persuasive communication and presentation skills
- Data analysis and donor segmentation
- Social media engagement and promotion
- Time management and prioritization
COURSES / CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE)
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Fundraising Management Certificate
The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Bachelor of Arts in Fundraising and Development
2016 - 2020
Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Fundraising and Development