KC VITAs is seeking an enthusiastic individual to fulfill the role of Fundraising Chair. As a voting member of the Board of Directors, the Fundraising Chair will be required to attend monthly meetings, provide regular reports, and attend the organization's events. Leading KC VITAs in their fundraising efforts to carry out the organization's mission, the Fundraising Chair will be responsible for creating and leading a Fundraising Committee to develop a one to three year sustainable fundraising plan. In addition, the Fundraising Chair will be responsible for researching, identifying, and pursuing a diverse source of funding (grants, corporate, individual donors, etc.) for various fundraising campaigns.
This individual will need to possess great communication and interpersonal skills to help identify and cultivate relationships with donors, the leadership skills necessary to grow and lead a team of volunteers, and exemplify an acute attention to detail. Prior experience with a proven track record in fundraising and grants management, or relevant education is preferred, as well as a background in Performing Arts and/or knowledge of the challenges for fundraising unique to the Arts organizations.