The Fundraising Committee is a standing committee with the goal of raising funds to insure the financial viability and stability of the organization. Membership of the Fundraising Committee is selected by the Committee chair in consultation with the organization president and approval of the board 

A. Members: At least 3-6 volunteer members comprised of the following:

  • Board members (Committee Chair should be a Board member)
  • Non-Board members (including potential Board members and/or key volunteers)
  • At Large members who have interest in or experience in non-profit fundraising
  • Development staff (if no development staff, PHH coordinator )

B. Fundraising Committee Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Develop strategies aimed at raising funds, develop a calendar that identifies and implement fundraising opportunities  to financially support the vision and the mission of PHH in general and specific activities
  2. Review all previous year fundraising activity and make recommendations for improvements for new fiscal year.
  3. Work with committee members to determine annual development budget.
  4. Revise and update current fund development plan.
  5. Develop an annual calendar for the committee’s activities, including critical dates, milestones and required board actions
  6. Engage in advocacy, networking and participate in annual special events and other fundraising activities.
  7. Track and report progress toward fundraising goals to the Board.
  8. Analyze relationships with current and prospective major donors and funders and develop individualized strategies to cultivate or strengthen those relationships.
  9. Analyze relationships with current and prospective corporate sponsors, devise sponsorship packages, and work with staff and Board to develop relationships.
  10. Along with PHH President, meet with current and prospective major donors and funders (foundations and corporations).
  11. Tap respective networks for potential donors of money, time and in-kind support.
  12. Monitor & support fundraising efforts to be sure that ethical practices are in place, that donors are acknowledged appropriately, and that fundraising efforts are cost-effective