2015-2016 Fundraising and Development

Organization Project Description
Boys and Girls Club of Columbus  To explore the opportunity of creating an endowment fund through research of best practices, creation of investment guidelines, as well as policies and procedures. The Fellow will work with board members, development team members, and senior staff to explore and potentially implement this fund.
Catholic Social Services  To work with senior staff and the development team on aspects of the organization’s development activities. Additionally, the Fellow would have an integral role in the development, production, and delivery of the major fundraising event in the spring.
Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio To create a strategy to capitalize on the national Giving Tuesday efforts; explore, design, and deploy a crowdsourced funding opportunity to benefit the pharmacy using a platform such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or GoFundMe; and assist with content generation used in fundraising case statements and newsletters.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium  To assist with creating a new social media focused donor stewardship program; create and explore new commemorative gift options for donors of certain levels; expand aspects of the Jack Hanna Legacy Society for planned gifts; and focus on expanding appropriate donor recognition for capital campaigns.
The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio  To aid in creating a strategy to diversify funding sources; improve management of donor databases; assist with content generation used in case statements and newsletters; and support the delivery of a fundraising event in the spring.
Local Matters  To comprehensively support fundraising and development efforts including the annual fund, Harvest Ball (and other events), marketing and stewardship.
Serving Our Neighbors Ministries (SON)  To comprehensively assist with development efforts and to work on the development, production, and delivery of the Open Your Heart gala in the spring.
United Schools Network To strategically support the research and acquisition of funding efforts for programmatic needs; as well as working on the development, production, and delivery of Launch Bash, a special fundraising event that celebrates students matriculating to college.