Fundraising Manager develops and implements fundraising strategies and oversees fundraising programs. Creates fundraising goals and solicits funds to meet these goals. Being a Fundraising Manager identifies new donors and organizes initiatives to solicit funding. May be responsible for developing major gift opportunities and writing grant proposals. Additionally, Fundraising Manager requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. The Fundraising Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Fundraising Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.