Member, Annual Fund Regional Committee - Chicago
Posted by Annual Fund Regional Committee - Chicago on 09/07/2014
Process for Filling Position:
Open (Volunteers self-identify)
Number of Seats:
Chicago, IL 60604, United States
Summary of Position
As a volunteer on the Chicago Annual Fund Committee, you’ll reach out to local Cornellians to raise unrestricted, current use gifts. This support is essential to Cornell’s ability to make strategic investments and capitalize on unexpected opportunities. You’ll connect personally with alumni who have supported Cornell’s Annual Funds in the past, asking them to raise their sights with a gift of $5K or more this year.
By making your own gift to one of Cornell’s 22 Annual Funds, you’ll set an example for your peers and inspire them to get involved. Through personal phone calls and outreach, you’ll speak with 5-10 households each year to encourage their support of the Annual Funds.
Talent Expectations: Skills
Write and/or Edit
Communicate clearly the case for the Annual Fund and provide specific examples of the Annual Fund's impact. Follow-up with a note of thanks to all assigned contacts thanking them for past support and consideration of a gift for this year.
Work with your Regional Annual Fund Officer to identify seven to ten alumni to directly contact and ask for an Annual Fund gift at the $5,000 level or higher.
Provide assistance in identifying the best possible Annual Fund solicitation assignments for members. Provide informational updates on a regular bases, including notification about recent gifts from individuals assigned to you.
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Term of Office:
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This position is renewable for one year at the end of the fiscal year. The yearly philanthropic expectation is that each member give at the $5,000 Tower Club Level, or above.
No hiatus required
Meeting Attendance Required?
Off Campus Location:
Meetings per year:
Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:
$5,000-$9,999 (Tower Club)
Alumni Trustee Election
Vote in the annual trustee election