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Fundraising Coordinator with Dance for All Bodies

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Dance for All Bodies
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Oakland, CA
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Published 18 days ago
Fundraising Coordinator with Dance for All Bodies

The volunteer Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for contributing to the development of Dance for All Bodies through organizing fundraising events, leading crowdfunding campaigns and finding sponsors.


This position is for you if you are interested in non-profit fundraising, crowdfunding campaigns and storytelling. If you are someone who remains persistent in the face of obstacles, and believes that dance should be made accessible to all regardless of ability, race, or income, this position is for you. We encourage individuals with disabilities to apply for this position. 


Location: We accept applications from all around the world as this position is remote!


Job Description

The three main duties of the funding coordinator are to help DfAB expand its impact by:

  1. Initiating and leading fundraising campaigns. 
  2. Keeping track of our donors and building relationships with them.
  3. Researching new grant opportunities as well as sponsor opportunities for DfAB. 


Essential Functions

  • Design and oversee fundraising events and crowdfunding campaigns from start to finish, including creating a timeline for the projects, working in collaboration with DfAB’s designers to create visuals to support fundraising efforts and sending thank you letters to our donors. 
  • Keep track of a list of donors and build relationships with them. We don’t have a CRM tool yet, but if interested, using a CRM tool to keep track of donors. 
  • Find potential sponsors for DfAB, write sponsorship inquiry letters and create strategies for attracting more sponsors.
  • Find new avenues and services for DfAB to generate revenue to support our dance class programming. 
  • When necessary, research and keep a record of grant applications that DfAB is eligible for.
  • When necessary, work in collaboration with co-EDs when writing grant applications.


Key Competencies/Skills

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working for an arts, disability advocacy non-profit or other grassroots organization is highly preferred. 
  • Experience using DonorBox is highly preferred.
  • Experience writing content for crowdfunding campaigns and grant applications is highly preferred.
  • Degree in Accounting, Arts Management, Economics or Finance preferred.

Required:

  • Ability to find or initiate creative funding opportunities and search for potential corporate sponsors.
  • Superior time management skills, ability to multi-task projects and multiple calendars.
  • Must be committed to DfAB’s mission to change the face of dance through accessible dance classes. 
  • Disciplined in working independently and remotely; not afraid to ask questions or admit when you don’t know something.
  • Self-motivated and shows stamina in the face of obstacles.
  • Collaborative mindset ; eager to be part of a team and contribute.


Work Environment

All work can be done remotely. You are also highly encouraged to attend our bimonthly (twice a month) meetings on Mondays 7:30pm EST / 4:30pm PST.


Compensation

This is a volunteer, uncompensated position.


Expected Hours of Work

While there is room for flexibility in regards to hours, you will be expected to commit 5-6 hours/week. You might be expected to commit more than that during the weeks where we run crowdfunding campaigns or grant applications are due. 


Preferred Education and Experience

At DfAB we believe that experience comes in many different forms. We want to prioritize those who demonstrate a strong commitment to our mission and are therefore willing to commit a great amount of time, thought, and effort into this cause. If you have previous experience in writing grants, sponsorship letters or budgeting that is great! 

Please share any work you’ve previously done (i.e. sponsorship programs, grant applications) that you feel supports your application to this position. 


To Apply

Send your resume & 1-2 paragraphs answering the questions below to info@danceforallbodies.org with “Fundraising Coordinator” in the subject heading. 

Questions to address in your application: 

  • Why does making dance accessible to people with disabilities matter to you?
  • Do you have previous experience working individually or remotely? If yes, please share an example. 
  • Tell us about a time when you led a funding campaign, applied for a grant or led a unique and creative funding opportunity for a project. What were some of the obstacles? How did you address them?

The volunteer Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for contributing to the development of Dance for All Bodies through organizing fundraising events, leading crowdfunding campaigns and finding sponsors.


This position is for you if…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
6037 Chabolyn Terrace, Oakland, CA 94618, United States

How to Apply

To Apply

Send your resume & 1-2 paragraphs answering the questions below to info@danceforallbodies.org with “Fundraising Coordinator” in the subject heading. 

Questions to address in your application: 

  • Why does making dance accessible to people with disabilities matter to you?
  • Do you have previous experience working individually or remotely? If yes, please share an example. 
  • Tell us about a time when you led a funding campaign, applied for a grant or led a unique and creative funding opportunity for a project. What were some of the obstacles? How did you address them?

To Apply

Send your resume & 1-2 paragraphs answering the questions below to info@danceforallbodies.org with “Fundraising Coordinator” in the subject heading. 

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