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Characters of Character


Characters of Character


Job Summary

Characters of Character has only been in Tennessee for a few years and it’s time to fundraise and bring awareness to who we are and what we do! We would love for you to help build a committee to fundraise for our organization.

What is the purpose of fundraising committee?

The Fundraising Committee is a standing committee with goals of raising funds to insure the financial viability and stability of the organization.

This article provide wonderful insight for fundraising with an organization.

Characters of Character has two important project we are working on and have been since we arrived. One is our donations to Children’s Hospitals of our Superhero Activity boxes and the other is our donations through PENCIL to donate our Mindfulness Confidence Building boxes to the Metro Nashville Schools. There are links on our website you can view and of course reach out to me with any questions.

Job Responsibilities


  • Research individuals, corporations, and foundations that are interested in gift giving.
  • Effectively convey the organization’s mission, vision, and programs to potential donors.
  • Write grant applications and fundraising proposals.
  • Strategize and successfully execute fundraising campaigns.

There is no current Committee for our organization. While we’ve made great progress in donating over 1,000 of our Superhero boxes so far, now seeing the need and appreciation of them is critical to securing funds to continue our donations. They are actually being requested by the staff at the hospitals we are working with.


Your passion and enthusiasm to make a difference in the life of a child is of high qualifications! Your experience and knowledge of the community is appreciated as again, we are new here. We held a few small events back in Illinois where we moved from and I am familiar with the process and actually enjoy it! I’m here as is our Board for any and all support to be able to provide our projects to Tennessee.

Additional Information


YOU will be making a difference in the life of a child. YOU will be working with passionate and enthusiastic people from our small organization to bring these characters to life in conversations in your community. YOU will be supporting our future leaders of tomorrow with building a firm foundation for their journey.

How to Apply

Please reach out myself, Joni Downey. I am the creator and founder of Characters of Character. We have been a 501(c)(3) organization since 2007.


  • Date Posted: January 31, 2023
  • Type: Board Member
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Board Leadership
  • Start Date: 02/20/2023
  • Working Hours: 10 hours a week