Fundraising Consultant Resume Samples

A Fundraising Consultant provides independent advice and support for the development and execution of strategic and operational plans. A well-written Fundraising Consultant Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – meeting the defined fundraising targets, objectives, and aspirations; requesting support from businesses and individuals; training and motivating people in all concepts of fundraising, creating fundraising plans, helping in implementing and evaluating the plans, researching prospective donors and writing proposals; managing mailing lists and donor information; conducting feasibility studies; recommending structural changes; and helping in hiring fundraising staff.

Employers need someone with skill and knowledge of all the issues of the company, and can genuinely help in improving the overall fundraising process. The ability to make a correct and quick decision is also crucial for this post. Knowledge of guiding inexperienced fundraising staff is vital. The ideal candidate for this post should have a degree in marketing, business, or arts administration, and also have prior work experience.

 

Fundraising Consultant Resume example

Fundraising Consultant Resume

Summary : As a Fundraising Consultant, responsible for providing support to ensure that existing donor identification, research, cultivation, vetting/due-diligence, grant/proposal writing, and stewardship systems are state-of-the-art, thorough, and strategic and seeks out new best practices to strengthen processes in all of these areas.

Skills : Training SKills, Customer Service, FUndraiser.

Description :

    1. Raised $615,000 in new funding through federal and foundation grants.
    2. Secured a Department of Education grant totaling $450,000, allowing the organization to operate for an additional two years.
    3. Researched and prepared Federal, state, county, foundation, and corporate grant proposals.
    4. Provided technical assistance in the areas of program development and evaluation.
    5. Prepared corporate and foundation quarterly and annual reports Identified community program needs.
    6. Developed programs and measurable outcome objectives.
    7. Operationalized the new Coordinated Services Center, ordered all computer equipment, furniture, and office supplies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED


Fundraising Consultant Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Fundraising Consultant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment in which your company prides itself.

Skills : Public Relations, Patient Management, Interpersonal SKills.

Description :

    1. Managed ongoing relationships with clients.
    2. Created job descriptions, recruited, hired, and trained new staff.
    3. Worked with the creative team on innovative solutions to client needs.
    4. Analyzed and assessed client strategic plans, communication pieces, and calendars, online marketing, etc.
    5. Developed campaigns and recommended budgets.
    6. Developed thoughtful and informed strategies.
    7. Stayed up to date on industry trends for fundraising and organizational management.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                High School Diploma


                Fundraising Consultant Resume

                Objective : As a Fundraising Consultant, responsible for Working with team members to ensure the implementation of key touchpoints across digital media to foster member cultivation on social media, web, mobile, and developing platforms.

                Skills : Negotiating, Client Services, Relationship Management.

                Description :

                  1. Prepared written analysis and recommendations for change in organizational structure, governance, revenue sources, and expenditures.
                  2. Focused on the choir's strategic management with recommendations for change.
                  3. Focused on both studies informed the agenda for the choir's retreat, summer.
                  4. Followed-up with a risk assessment of initiating the recommended change during an election year.
                  5. Taught and facilitated individual and small-group learning opportunities, enlisting the help of professionals from the community to serve as mentors.
                  6. Ensured all work is executed to the highest level of quality on time and on budget.
                  7. Worked with the board to compile a list of past donors/sponsors, and potential donors/ sponsors.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  MS

                  Fundraising Consultant Resume

                  Objective : Highly skilled Fundraising Consultant, responsible for Developing standardized digital fundraising and membership procedures and ensures those standards are followed so that online and digital facing constituents receive a tailored and structured set of online digital giving opportunities and services.

                  Skills : Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Communications.

                  Description :

                    1. Provided strategic planning, development, and fundraising needs to nonprofit and community organizations.
                    2. Promoted, facilitated, and expanded philanthropy to create a sustainable impact within the community through responsible giving.
                    3. Encouraged donors to make effective charitable giving decisions.
                    4. Collaborated to develop creative solutions for important community needs.
                    5. Nurtured and strengthened community organizations.
                    6. Built a sustainable endowment to provide community needs for generations to come.
                    7. Coached and motivated volunteer leaders.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS

                  Fundraising Consultant Resume

                  Headline : Fundraising Consultant, responsible for Acquiring tax-deductible donations from individuals and foundations. To work with the President to initiate and build relationships with foundations, corporations, and individual donors, and secure funding.

                  Skills : Event Logistics, B2B Sales, Marketing Strategy, Lead Generation, Customer Service.

                  Description :

                    1. Established and executed product fundraisers with schools and groups utilizing a consultative based sales approach.
                    2. Closed out the fundraiser, evaluated results with the customer, and resigned for the following year and/or other sales throughout the year.
                    3. Responsible for increasing revenue for both the groups and the company.
                    4. Identified business opportunities through aggressive prospecting activities including cold calling, face to face presentations with PTA/PTO/staff, trade shows, group presentations, referrals, and seminars.
                    5. Developed and maintained strong client confidence, rapport, and relationships.
                    6. Assisted the team in devising and implementing fundraising strategies for various campaigns and additional ancillary projects. Will review their implementation on a regular basis.
                    7. Assisted in the development of new and existing donor relationships.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    5-7 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Executive
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    GED

                                    Fundraising Consultant Resume

                                    Objective : Seeking a Fundraising Consultant position, responsible for Developing and implementing comprehensive, multi-year fundraising plans to address the financial and programmatic needs, both current and future, as defined by the institutions' long-range plans.

                                    Skills : Nonprofit Management, Good Communication Skills, Multitasking.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Helped organizations set fundraising priorities and goals.
                                      2. Prepared the framework within which new mission and purpose statements could be written.
                                      3. Updated financial compliance regulations as required by the Federal and State governments as well as present non-profit auditing practices.
                                      4. Successfully directed and completed a capital campaign to underwrite the costs of relocating to new, state-of-the-art headquarters.
                                      5. Developed and implemented a new governance infrastructure for an alumni association to include both national and international graduates.
                                      6. Prepared government (federal, state, county, city), foundation, and corporate grant requests.
                                      7. Wrote a Trustee Handbook.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    2-5 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Executive
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    B.A.

                                    Fundraising Consultant Resume

                                    Summary : As a Fundraising Consultant,  responsible for Assisting the team in devising and implementing fundraising strategies (including identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship) for various campaigns and additional ancillary projects. Will review their implementation on a regular basis.

                                    Skills : Creative Skills, Developing Skills, Multitasking.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Supported the organization's vision and priority goals, including driving the creation of strategies to ensure the organization is able to reach its budgetary goals for FY20/21 and beyond.
                                      2. Assisted the organization partners with fundraising activities, where appropriate.
                                      3. Assisted in the development of annual strategic fundraising plans and associated budgets.
                                      4. Identified, connected with, and classified donor prospects (high net-worth individuals foundations, and corporate donors, etc).
                                      5. Created, wrote, and implemented business and strategic plans.
                                      6. Developed a strategic multi-year fundraising and implementation plan that includes strategies to increase SRBs fundraising efforts from diverse sectors reflective and in alignment with the organizational mission, vision, culture, and capacity.
                                      7. Developed a pitch deck based on the fundraising plan.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      7-10 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Management
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      MS

                                                      Fundraising Consultant Resume

                                                      Summary : As a Fundraising Consultant position, Assisting in the development of new and existing donor relationships, ensuring that the organization maintains effective communications and good relations with our donor partners, ensuring they are updated on our work and achievements through up-to-date reports.

                                                      Skills : Raiser's Edge, Microsoft Office Suite.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Worked with Executive Director and Director of Development to increase individual giving and reduce dependence on foundation and grant funds.
                                                        2. Wrote fundraising materials, planned/managed events, and advised on media relationships.
                                                        3. Teamed with senior staff to overhaul the development plan and identify a new development director.
                                                        4. Redesigned internal and external marketing materials to present a unified brand and a consistent message to potential donors for an agency comprising a number of distinct departments, often funded under separate grants.
                                                        5. Stayed abreast of philanthropic, economic, social, and community trends and ensure that the organization is informed of changes in trends and initiatives that might impact the organization.
                                                        6. Ensured the development of measurable outcomes for all fundraising activities.
                                                        7. Responsible for all aspects of running and building a successful territory including cold calling, accounting, creative marketing, presentations.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      7-10 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Management
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      BA In History

                                                      Fundraising Consultant Resume

                                                      Summary : Fundraising Consultant with 3 years of experience in supporting the organization’s vision and priority goals, including driving the creation of strategies to ensure the organization is able to reach its budgetary goals for FY20/21 and beyond.

                                                      Skills : Microsoft Word, Presentation Skills, Fundraising SKills.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Developed Business through cold calls, telemarketing, and customer service.
                                                        2. Increased client base by 15% per year and retaining 90% of current clients.
                                                        3. Ensured proper development of each sale from initial presentation and product kick off through delivery.
                                                        4. Conducted prospect research to identify potential funders for physician fellowship/residency, chaplain fellowship/residency, and clinical research programs.
                                                        5. Compiled research data and developed/updated grant writing plan.
                                                        6. Reviewed organization materials and researched/reviewed other background information as necessary in order to create grant proposals. 
                                                        7. Worked collaboratively with clients to create develop persuasive content for funding solicitations to individual and institutional funders.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      7-10 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Management
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      GED

                                                      Fundraising Consultant Resume

                                                      Headline : As a Fundraising Consultant, responsible for developing a fundraising strategy that will help guide the fundraising and business development efforts of NMNW staff and Board members going forward.

                                                      Skills : Sales, Customer Service, Management.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Worked with the owner on political fundraising projects and a nonprofit project.
                                                        2. Called on previous donors for donations for political candidate campaign, asked for referrals, sent handwritten thank-you notes to donors.
                                                        3. Called to obtain and organize all vendors, catering, and collect registration fees.
                                                        4. Ordered and addressed all invitations and organized RSVPs to plan for events.
                                                        5. Collected donations for door prizes, raffle, and collected funds for raffle tickets to go toward fundraising project.
                                                        6. Helped achieve financial goals for fundraising campaign projects.
                                                        7. Created a series of databases utilizing FileMaker Pro to track funders and constituents.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      5-7 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Executive
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      BS In Communications