Board Member – Fundraising
Nurturing Minds, Inc.

Newton, MA 02460

Board Member – Fundraising

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Our board The board of Nurturing Minds, Inc. is committed to ensuring the sound management of organizational assets in the interest of achieving the organization’s mission to provide financial and technical support for quality secondary education to Tanzanian girls who are poor, marginalized, and at-risk of becoming involved in exploitative forms of child labor.
Position The Nurturing Minds board of directors Development Committee supports the mission, goals, and programs of Nurturing Minds by creating a balanced, comprehensive plan (fundraising strategy, policy and long‐range goals consistent with the Strategic Plan) to raise the funds needed to realize the mission. The Committee will primarily focus its work on raising funds from individual donors by helping individual board members plan and implement their fundraising goals. Responsibilities include meeting with individual board members to review and assist them in their personal fundraising plans, researching and applying for non‐profit awards, providing support for individual major gifts research, cultivation, and solicitation, and creating, planning, and/or providing support for fundraising events.
Desired skills
Entrepreneurship, Event Management, Fundraising, Grants, Public Relations, Social Media
When May (for 2-day annual meeting) and September (for 2-day semi-annual meeting) and participate on committee conference calls every two months
Where Boston (May) and Philadelphia (September)
Commitment 3 to 5 hours/month
Donation Organization requires a specific amount of “give or get” for all board members.
Requirements Become familiar with or is familiar with Tanzania and visit the SEGA Girls' School. Commit time to attend the annual board meetings (two 2-day-long meetings) and conference calls every 2 months, participate on a committee (e.g., communications, development, etc), fundraise by organizing events, soliciting donations, and networking, and seek to raise $10,000 per year through one’s network or personal contribution.
Our mission

Nurturing Minds is a U.S. based non-profit whose mission is to provide financial and technical support to improve access to quality education and life skills to empower girls in Tanzania, with a particular emphasis on girls who are poor, marginalized, and at-risk of becoming involved in exploitative forms of child labor.