Through a special partnership with the Central Ohio Association of Fundraising Professionals, current college seniors serve as Fellows. In addition to assisting with fundraising and development functions at the host sites, Fellows will have access to exclusive networking, continuing education, and select AFP membership resources.
We encourage applicants read the FAQs for further information on the Fundraising and Development Fellowship Program.
Host organizations, Fellows, and project details for 2016-2017 are below:
Childhood League Center: Max Silberman, The Ohio State University
To support the development team through the creation and implementation of “Change Kids’ Lives” campaign, which will provide employees of corporations, students at targeted schools, and faith-based groups the opportunity to make a positive difference for the Childhood League Center by donating loose change.
Children’s Hunger Alliance: Emily Bango, The Ohio State University
To support the development team with organizational goals of planning and executing the Menu of Hope luncheon; growing grant-related revenue by 15 percent; and expanding annual fund participation by 10 percent.
Columbus Metropolitan Library: Paul d’Hyver, The Ohio State University
To support the development team with a mini-capital campaign dedicated to the Dublin library branch, through targeted outreach to individuals and corporations within Dublin. Specifically, development skills such as prospect research; creating recruitment materials for the campaign committee; planning a campaign committee kick-off event; and drafting a case for support and working with marketing to develop related materials.
Equitas Health: Keely Buckley, The Ohio State University
To support the development team in creating new revenue through the opportunity for run/walk/ride participants to recognize a loved one with HIV through a specific honoring or memorial opportunity. This effort will culminate at the three large events held across Ohio in April.
Mid-Ohio Foodbank: Caroline Mashni, The Ohio State University
To support the development team through research of funding sources that relate to specific programming, and through the creation of relevant stories and cases for support that would be tailored to individual, corporate, and foundation giving opportunities.
If you have additional questions, please contact Dan Sharpe .