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Volunteer Opportunity:
Fundraising Team

Bold Idea is a Dallas-based organization that builds equitable access and interest in computer science for 3rd - 12 grade students in the Dallas region. 

We are seeking highly motivated and experienced people to join our fundraising team, supporting our 2018/2019 program goals. Our upcoming projects include in-person fundraiser events, a crowdfunding campaign, corporate outreach, donor cultivation events and grant proposals. If you have experience in any of these areas, we encourage you to apply. 

Term: At least 3 - 4 months
Time commitment: About 8 hours monthly; we’re flexible with your time availability
Location: Remote; occasional in-person meetings and events

Volunteers should have experience in any of the following:

  • Grant writing and/or research
  • Corporate sales
  • Event planning
  • Writing donation requests, cash and in-kind
  • Crowdfunding

As well, as:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Dependability
  • Understanding of the Bold Idea mission and program goals

As a fundraising volunteer, you may assist in:

  • Writing and researching grants
  • Engaging with individual and corporate donors on campaign asks
  • Organizing our Annual Meeting, fundraisers and donor cultivation events
  • Corporate sponsor requests

Coordinates with: Robyn Brown, robyn@boldidea.org, 214-442-1675

Support: 

  • Connection with other volunteers through Bold Idea’s Slack channel and Asana project management app

Benefits of volunteering:

  • Grow skillset in fundraising, sales and communications to support career goals
  • Network with professionals in the technology industry
  • Support access and interest in computer science for Dallas area students