Committee Member – Fundraising
Generation NOW

Private, Cincinnati, Ohio 45217
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Committee Member – Fundraising

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The mission of Generation Organization is to provide all young professionals with world-class networking, mentorship, and career training.. As the highest leadership body of the organization and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the board is responsible for • determining the mission and purposes of the organization • selecting and evaluating the performance of the CEO/ executive director • strategic and organizational planning • ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management • fundraising and resource development • approving and monitoring Generation NOW Organization’s programs and services • enhancing Generation NOW Organization’s public image • assessing its own performance as the governing body of Generation NOW Organization


Each individual board member is expected to • know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs • faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements • serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for Generation NOW Organization to advance its mission • leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve Generation NOW’s mission • give a meaningful personal financial donation • help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and can influence public policy • prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings • participate fully in one or more committees Board Member


BOARD MEMBERS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO • follow the organization’s bylaws, policies, and board resolutions • sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings
PositionFundraising CommitteeThe Fundraising Committee's job is not simply to raise money. Instead, the Fundraising Committee is responsible for overseeing the organization's overall fundraising and, in particular, the fundraising done by the board. To accomplish this, its responsibilities are:To work with staff to establish a fundraising plan that incorporates a series of appropriate vehicles, such as special events, direct mail, product sales, etc. To work with fundraising staff in their efforts to raise money To take the lead in certain types of outreach efforts, such as chairing a dinner/dance committee or hosting fundraising parties, etc. To be responsible for involvement of all board members in fundraising, such as having board members make telephone calls to ask for support, andTo monitor fundraising efforts to be sure that ethical practices are in place, that donors are acknowledged appropriately, and that fundraising efforts are cost-effective.
Desired skills
Fundraising*, Grants*, Business Development*, Digital Marketing*, Event Management*, Writing/Editing*
WhenOnce a Month, plus committee meetings
WhereVirtual Meetings for now
Commitment5 to 7 hours/month
DonationWe require a specific amount of “give or get” for all board members.
On-boardingIntroduction Meeting Invite to Interview, selection committee approves the new board member, send out acceptance letter, board orientation, and board role training.
Our missionTo invite and inspire diverse Young Professionals to visit, live, experience, and stay in our city long-term.
Children, Education, Life Skills, Social Justice & Equality