Fundraising Manager

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Fundraising managers, who are usually themselves paid workers, recruit, train and manage the volunteers who work on an unpaid basis for charities or other public services. They also identify new sources of income and funding, sometimes to meet targets.

The Work

You could be:

Fundraising managers work in a range of organisations that rely on volunteers, providing a wide range of services that help the community. These can include voluntary organisations or charities, as well as public bodies that provide social and health services.


The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary for fundraising managers in Scotland is usually around £20,000 to £30,000 a year. With experience, salaries can be £40,000 a year or more.


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What Does it Take?

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Getting On


The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Investing in Volunteers
Tel: 01786 479593

Investing in Volunteers is the UK quality standard for all organisations which involve volunteers in their work. In Scotland, it is managed by Volunteer Scotland.

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO)
Tel: 0131 474 8000
Twitter: @scvotweet

Volunteer Scotland
Tel: 01786 479593
Twitter: @volscotland

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