Committees work with CWSC governance, operations and administration personnel and are essential to helping CWSC effectively manage and continually improve its operations. Whether it’s developing and executing comprehensive funding programs or conducting internal audits and training, both standing and ad hoc committees are volunteers performing vital roles in helping CWSC not only sustain its operations, but perform at the highest level of excellence and accountability.

Committee Description

Oversees CWSC’s overall fundraising by:

• Working with governance and administration to establish and publish a fundraising plan that incorporates a series of appropriate vehicles such as annual calendar and special events, direct mail, online store, product sales, corporate-nonprofit partnership incentives, etc.

• Coordinating with fundraising staff including grant and philanthropic underwriting, and all volunteers in raising capital and helping create innovative outreach efforts to the broader public to generate operating revenue.

• Complementing traditional fundraising with professional fundraising including outreach to foundations, corporate and governmental entities that offer grants supporting model community programs like CWSC, and encouraging inclusion of CWSC in estate planning for its volunteers and contributors.

Monitoring fundraising efforts for ethical practices, appropriate donor acknowledgement, and cost-effectiveness.


AMANI ALI (California),, Director (Interim)
WALI A. FURQAN (Missouri),

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