FUND RAISING COMMITTEE

M-SNAP operates as a tax exempt public charity under section 501(c)3 of the IRS Code. FEIN 26-2121272

The Fund Raising Committee takes responsibility for those activities connected with the monetary part of making spay/neuter the solution to reducing dog and cat overpopulation. They work with the Treasurer in order to keep full accountability in keeping with M-SNAP's non-profit status. Their goal is to bring in money and other valuable tangibles or services for use by M-SNAP in promoting its mission by:

identifying ongoing fund-raising endeavors such as the annual fund, endowment, and capital campaigns;
identifying opportunities for local fund-raising, such as auctions, dinners, and merchandise sales, organizing volunteers to run them, monitoring their progress, and submitting reports on each event;
identifying and organizing non-monetary donor opportunities to collect goods/services useful to furthering M-SNAP goals, either directly or by conversion to funds;
establishing a list of donors/patrons - individuals who are in step with M-SNAP's goals and who can contribute monetary or non-monetary assets - and maintaining a positive relationship with each contact;
researching and identifying grants, collecting necessary data, preparing and submitting applications, according to individual foundation guidelines and deadlines;
and participating in fund raising events in connection with community outreach activities.

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