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Fundraising Coordinator Intern

Near IUPUI Campus- Federal Work-Study Eligibility

General Purpose of Position:
The Fundraising Coordinator will support FHL fundraising objectives, to include database management, support for mailings and other communication efforts, donor prospect research, grants administration & grant writing support. Acknowledges donations and maintains donor records. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
   • Process and enter payments for donations, and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence
   • Create and generate weekly and monthly revenue, fundraising, database, and other ad hoc reports
   • Maintain e-blast and other calendars pertinent to fundraising activity as necessary
   • Participate in trainings and webinars as needed
   • Assist in the production and management of mailings, fundraising appeals and online campaigns, including creating mail merged documents
   • Assist with content production, for website, blog and social media
   • Provide customer service to donors and other constituents
   Prospect Research:
   • Conduct preliminary research on prospective individual, corporate, and foundation donors
   • Track donor opportunities, research prospects, and support proposal development and report writing
   Grant Administration & Support:
   • Update and maintain the grants and contracts calendar
   • Support proposal development and report writing, assist in identifying and cultivating grants
   • Support the submission of funding requests (e.g. compiling necessary documents, mailing and/or emailing application package)
   • Track pre- and post-award funder deadlines
   • Assist in identifying and cultivating grants
   • Upload all grant information to database
   Database Management:
   • Operate and maintain donor/donor-prospect database
   • Document gifts and payment information, donor acknowledgement/tax receipt information, and prospective donor contact information
   • Manage data and create letter merges for donor acknowledgement correspondence
   • Continually update and correct database records, including adding new constituents and editing existing records; compile regular database audit reports

• 1 to 2 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising or related role
   • Ability to handle confidential donor/constituent information with sensitivity and integrity
   • Knowledge of donor databases including query, mail, and records creation/updating
   • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
   • Social media savvy; experienced with content creation using a variety of platforms
   • Database software, such as Donor Perfect, iMIS, Raiser’s Edge, Personify, Sales Force, CPM, E Tapestry, Gift Works, Sage or similar

IUPUI Profiles of Undergraduate Success Gained:
  Innovator The ability to research thoroughly and report best findings, create documents/resources, confront challenges in a positive manner, and be able to independently make decisions.
   Community Contributor The ability to show respect and engage with own and other cultural backgrounds, behave ethically and protect confidential/sensitive information at all times, and help to build a community between the faculty and students.

This position is limited to candidates with a Federal Work-Study award. To verify you have a Federal Work-Study award, please go to your Account -Student Center- Financials- Financial Aid Summary. If you have an award, it will be listed with the rest of your financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships, etc.). You may also email the Office of Student Financial Services at to inquire about eligibility.