Why Fundraising? 3 Reasons to choose fundraising as a career
August 10, 2020
Bob Hartsook said, "Improving the quality of life for people is, in the final analysis, what fundraising is all about. To achieve that objective, however, requires excellence at all levels of the profession."
1. You'll make a difference! Non-profits exist to help those in need. They fill in the gaps where governments and institutions fail us, and they keep countless communities thriving. When you help a non-profit raise the funds they need, you are also helping everyone who comes through their doors in need. You can use your expertise in a way that's meaningful. 2. Job Security Giving to non profit organizations has increased exponentially in the last 40 years, and continues to be one of the fastest growing sectors. People have a desire to give, but not always the right motivation to do so. A fundraiser can connect those dots in a way most non profits on their own cannot. Despite massive growth in the sector of fundraising, fundraisers are hugely in demand. 3. You'll make interesting connections working with non-profits allows you to form relationships you never would have had the opportunity to otherwise. You'll meet interesting people, have new experiences, and travel all over all while making an impact in communities around the world! So what are you waiting for?