Philanthropy Officer Dafs And Giving Circles Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
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I am a fundraiser, storyteller, and survivor. I have committed my life to philanthropy and have six years of fundraising experience at a large community foundation in Los Angeles, managing major donors, donor advising funds holders, and giving circles.

  • Major donor portfolio management (identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding)
  • Charitable giving vehicles expertise ie. CRT's, CLT's, Bequests, Planned Giving
  • Managing complex cross-team projects and overseeing completion
  • Expertise in nonprofit CRM platforms
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Innovation, design thinking, & strategic planning to develop new giving programs
  • Developing tiered multi-solicitor fundraising strategies, particularly with CEO and director-level solicitors
  • Identifying new prospects and securing major gifts
Education and Training
American College of Financial Services , Expected in 2021 Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) : - GPA :
University of California Los Angeles, Expected in 2015 Bachelor of Arts : Geography - Human Rights - GPA :

2015 Gates Millennium Scholar, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

APIA Scholars Remote, Expected in 2020 : Social Innovation Design Thinking Fellowship - GPA :

Blackbaud CRM Raiser’s Edge Certification

Liberty Hill Foundation - Philanthropy Officer, DAFs and Giving Circles
City, STATE, 05/2019 - Current
  • Managed a portfolio of over 100 donors and secured gifts from individuals ranging from $1,200 -$50,000+ annually.
  • Advised donors on a broad range of issue areas and informed them on practices of trust-based philanthropy.
  • Conducted workshops to share new information with the donor community.
  • Developed a NextGen donor program to ensure long-term sustainability of the foundation.
  • Partnered with the Strategic Partnerships team to develop corporate place-based giving programs.
  • Created and executed marketing and communications strategies to facilitate increased giving and attract new donors to campaigns.
  • Worked with 40+ grassroots organizations to conduct research, evaluate their impact and analyze mission alignment of non-profits with donors.
  • Collaborated with multiple teams to upgrade technology solutions working across multiple databases.
Her Future Fund Giving Circle - Founder
, , 06/2020 - Current
  • Launched the Her Future Fund, a giving circle committed to ending gender-based violence in South Asia by providing funding to small grassroots organizations and funding scholarships for girls.
  • Brought together 25 South Asian women to research and build awareness campaigns around gender-based violence.
  • Cultivated and maintained relationships with key leaders in the gender-based violence sector in India to capitalize on opportunities.
  • Implemented technology such as building donor platform, website, and transitioning database.
  • Utilized free technological solutions available to nonprofits such as Google Suite for Nonprofits, Mural for Nonprofits, and other TechSoup offerings.
  • Developed and launched marketing campaigns "From Her" and "To Her" to raise awareness around gender-based violence.
Liberty Hill Foundation - Grants Administrator & Advancement Officer
City, STATE, 01/2016 - 05/2019
  • Managed a portfolio of annual donors giving $1200, automated renewal strategies to secure gifts under $1200, and cultivated donors to increase giving to become major donors.
  • Administered grants from donor advised funds, giving circles, scholarship funds and restricted funds processing over $10 million in grants annually.
  • Implemented the moves management process and development officer meetings, prepared reports, assessed donor capacity, and identified possible cultivation and solicitation opportunities.
  • Oversee the grants management and donor databases to record gifts and grant recommendations from donors
  • Ensured compliance with laws and regulations related to donor advised funds.
  • Worked cross-collaboratively with internal stakeholders to oversee the successful execution of special events and projects.
  • Managed the intern program for the development department.
Vital Voices Global Partnership - Innovation and Strategic Investments Assistant
City, , 06/2015 - 01/2016
  • Helped create social media toolkits to raise the visibility of our partners, assisted with logistics, and implementing local, domestic, and international programs and events.
  • Submitted expense claims, tracked donor actions, developed surveys for data collection and analysis using Word SurveyGizmo, Surveymonkey, and Salesforce.
  • Provided support to the CEO and President of Vital Voices Global Partnership.
  • Scheduled conferences and associated travel arrangements, including hotel, airfare, and ground transportation.
  • Produced and distributed memos, newsletters, email updates, and other forms of communication.
Board and Volunteer Positions

Board Member, Sri Rama Orphanage

Member, UN Women Los Angeles and Allbright Collective

Volunteer, Mwenje Zimbabwe

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School Attended
  • American College of Financial Services
  • University of California
  • APIA Scholars
Job Titles Held:
  • Philanthropy Officer, DAFs and Giving Circles
  • Founder
  • Grants Administrator & Advancement Officer
  • Innovation and Strategic Investments Assistant
  • Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP)
  • Bachelor of Arts

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