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Terms of Reference -Funding Officer

Maximize the generation of funds for Bridport Gig Rowing Club.
  • Secure funding to enable the continuing growth of the BGRC.
  • Take responsibility for all fundraising/sponsorship activities conducted on behalf of the Club.
  • As a member of the Administration Committee contribute to the long-term planning for BGRC.
  • Generate increased income from existing sources.
  • Principal Accountabilities:
  • Manage budget and financial goals for all fundraising activity.
  • Lead any fundraising team volunteers and oversee the management and development of these fundraising volunteers.
  • Supervise fundraising volunteers to ensure they operate in accordance with BGRC policies and procedures.
  • Coach and develop fundraising volunteers to grow a solid base of volunteering in the club.
  • Work with Board of Directors to agree strategies and to promote specific fundraising projects.
Principal Tasks:
  • Identify and research potential funding opportunities.
  • Take responsibility for submission of grants applications.
  • Develop proposals for projects that could attract new funding.
  • Establish links with other voluntary and statutory bodies as required.
  • Assist the BGRC committee in developing a three-year fundraising strategy.
  • Build relationships with other Gig clubs fundraising officers.
  • Liaise with the Communication Officer for profile-raising events and publications.
  • Produce reports of current undertakings and opportunities for the Committee on a regular basis.
  • Undertake other duties as required to ensure the proper functioning of the team.
  • Update Board of Directors of short, medium, long term funding strategies.
Reporting Line:
  • A member of the Administration Committee accountable to its chairperson.
Key Deliverables:
  • Regular and sustained income flow to BGRC to support its activities.