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Board Member – Fundraising

Our boardThe Board of Directors is the governing body of Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship. Directors are responsible for overseeing the organization's activities.Fiduciary duties of the board include: Duty of care, duty of loyalty, duty of obedience and duty of confidentiality.The Executive Director manages the day-to-day operations of Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship and reports to the Executive Committee.
PositionThe Philanthropy Committee represents and assists the Board of Directors in setting goals, overseeing philanthropic activities and evaluating fundraising opportunities: 1. Overseeing all fundraising, cultivation and stewardship initiatives of the organization 2. Guaranteeing the integrity of the organization’s gift acceptance policies and procedures 3. Creating goals based on industry standards, donor counts (new, retained, renewed, increased) and donor constituencies 4. Establishing a streamlined annual giving program for all annual giving, including special event fundraising 5. Executing the annual Board of Director’s Leadership Giving Campaign 6. Evaluating whether the risk of accepting substantial major gifts or planned gifts outweighs the benefit of acceptance, and establishing a gift acceptance task force whose purpose is to approve or deny acceptance of such gifts 7. Approving or selecting of philanthropic consultants or other industry professionals 8. Managing new business opportunities, including but not limited to generation of new funding streams 9. Ensuring that all philanthropic efforts, including efforts of any subcommittees, are coordinated to avoid investor fatigue and to increase engagement with investors and prospective investors alikeThe Development Committee will report regularly to the Board regarding its execution of its duties and responsibilities.
Desired skills
Grants, Fundraising*
Whensix times per year
Whereat of facility, located at 1342 US Hwy 50, Milford, OH 45150
Commitment5 to 7 hours/month
DonationWe strive for 100% board giving, but have no strict guidelines around financial contributions.
RequirementsResponsibilities of Board of Directors include: 1. Be informed about the organization's mission, services, therapies, programs and policies. Keep up-to-date on developments in the organization's field. 2. Advocate and network on behalf of the organization. 3. Attend, actively participate in and prepare for all board meetings. Review agenda and supporting documents prior to meetings. (One board meeting may be missed for an unavoidable conflict.) 4. Join one or more board committee(s)/task force(s) and actively participate in committee/task force meetings and responsibilities. 5. Make a philanthropic contribution to the organization. While there is not a required minimum contribution to serve the the board, Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship does ask that we are one of your top three philanthropic beneficiaries. 6. Support and attend 75 percent of the organization's special events (number of events varies). 7. Suggest possible board nominees who may make significant contributions to the work of the board and the organization. 8. Maintain fiduciary responsibilities of the board. 9. Follow conflict-of-interest and confidentiality policies. 10. Refrain from making special requests of the staff.
On-boardingCincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship is currently update our onboarding process for new members of the board.Onboarding includes review of : - The organization, its history and upcoming plans - The Board and its roles and responsibilities - Board committees/tasks forces
Our missionCincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship is committed to improving the lives of individuals impacted by disabilities and unique challenges through equine assisted therapy and learning.
Animals, Children, Life Skills, Veterans & Military Families