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The Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation resolves that the following shall be delegated to the Fundraising committee.
- Coordination of all fundraisers. Task includes:
- Proposing (or setting?) of a date, goal, type and duration for fundraiser to the board, based on revenue needs as given by Finance committee.
- Creation of fundraising letter and supporting materials along with translation thereof. Requires coordination with the Communications committee
- Updating of all fundraising-related pages as necessary
- Publication of daily reports during fundraiser on progress
- Release of final report on fundraiser no later than two weeks after end
- Development, testing, and evaluation of new methods of fundraising
- Maintenance of merchandise shop(s). Task includes:
- Creation and rotation of new designs on a regular basis
- Release of monthly reports on commissions earned with a breakdown of items sold
- Hold periodic design contests to maintain interest
- Coordinate use of logos and trademarks with the Trademark committee
- Tracking and reporting of fundraising-related revenue. Task includes:
- Monthly reports released on total fundraising-related revenue by type. Reports to include amount and percentage of fundraising-related expenses.
- Quarterly analysis of fundraising practices with the aim to maximize fundraising revenue by improving methods.
- Donor management. Task includes:
- Disclosure of what information we collect and how that will be used,
- How to contact us to review their personal information and request corrections
- Tell the donor that we will not share their information with outside parties, and
- Explain what security measures we use to protect donor information.
- In office tracking of donor information (staff function). Periodic use of data to contact donors (thank you cards, appeals and receipts)
- Contact outside parties as needed to support above functions. Task includes:
- Contact experts in the design/merchandising field for advice, and encourage designers to volunteer their talent.
- Contact experts in the nonprofit development field for advice.
- More? What else should the committee have the authority to do?