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Real-Life Fundraiser Job Profiles

Below is a list of links to anonymous job profiles of REAL PEOPLE who have filled out our survey and offered to share their insights with our users about their job in the Fundraiser field.
ID Job Title Gender Age Earnings City & State Date
33900 Fundraising Coach Female 48 $34,500 Puyallup, NY 01/01/2010
33806 Director Of Annual Giving And Government Relations Female 31 $50,000 Parma Heights, OH 01/01/2010
33171 Manager Of The Garden Patrons Program Female 24 $49,000 Long Island City, NY 01/01/2010


Like your parents always said, money doesn?t grow on trees. This is why so many industries and companies rely on fundraising professionals to help them raise the money for specific initiatives. Fundraisers can be especially crucial for non-profit organizations and educational institutions, which often depend on the support from donors to remain in existence and fulfill their missions.

So, what exactly do fundraisers do? A common task of fundraisers is to identify and reach out to potential donors, as well as remain in contact with current donors. Whether these donors are individuals or businesses, a personal relationship and consistent communication can significantly impact the amount of funds that are raised. Additionally, fundraisers often come up with different event ideas to raise money for a specific cause. From silent auctions to fancy galas, golf tournaments to raffle ticket sales, the purpose remains the same.

Fundraisers wear many different hats in their line of work. They have to be organized, creative, great communicators, and good with numbers. Is fundraising a career that peaks your interest? Would you like to learn more about what these professionals do on a regular basis? Then check out the career profiles below. We have interviewed fundraising professionals to get the inside scoop and find out what it is truly like to work in this field.

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