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Fundraising Managers - 11-2033.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects or nonprofit organizations.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

No information available.

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Assign, supervise, and review the activities of fundraising staff.
  • Compile or develop materials to submit to granting or other funding organizations.
  • Conduct research to identify the goals, net worth, charitable donation history, or other data related to potential donors, potential investors, or general donor markets.
  • Contact corporate representatives, government officials, or community leaders to increase awareness of organizational causes, activities, or needs.
  • Design and edit promotional publications, such as brochures.
  • Develop fundraising activity plans that maximize participation or contributions and minimize costs.
  • Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
  • Direct activities of external agencies, establishments, or departments that develop and implement fundraising strategies and programs.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, government officials, and media representatives and use these relationships to develop new fundraising opportunities.
  • Establish goals for soliciting funds, develop policies for collection and safeguarding of contributions, and coordinate disbursement of funds.
  • Evaluate advertising and promotion programs for compatibility with fundraising efforts.
  • Formulate policies and procedures related to fundraising programs.
  • Manage fundraising budgets.
  • Plan and direct special events for fundraising, such as silent auctions, dances, golf events, or walks.
  • Produce films and other video products, regulate their distribution, and operate film library.
  • Write interesting and effective press releases, prepare information for media kits, and develop and maintain company internet or intranet Web pages.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Develop business or market strategies.
  • Develop financial or business plans.
  • Develop library or archival databases.
  • Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures.
  • Develop organizational goals or objectives.
  • Develop organizational policies or programs.
  • Develop promotional materials.
  • Direct financial operations.
  • Direct sales, marketing, or customer service activities.
  • Distribute instructional or library materials.
  • Edit documents.
  • Establish interpersonal business relationships to facilitate work activities.
  • Evaluate employee performance.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Examine financial records.
  • Inform the public about policies, services or procedures.
  • Manage organizational or project budgets.
  • Operate still or video cameras or related equipment.
  • Organize special events.
  • Prepare proposal documents.
  • Present information to the public.
  • Supervise employees.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Civil Affairs (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Civil Affairs Officer Special Operations (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Civil Affairs Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Civil Affairs, Designated (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • LDO - Photography (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Mass Communications Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Psychological Operations Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Public Affairs Mass Communication Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Public Affairs Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Public Affairs Specialist (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Public Affairs, General (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Public Information Specialty (Coast Guard - Warrant Officer only)
  • Recruiting Station Marketing and Communication Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • RL - Special Duty - Foreign Area Officer, Qualified (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • RL - Special Duty Officer (Public Affairs) (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Second Tier Recruiter (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Third Tier Recruiter (Air Force - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Director, Fundraising
  • Director, Funds Development
  • Director, Underwriter Solicitation
  • Fund Raiser I
  • Public-Relations Representative