Watch: Fundraising professionals share how they launched their careers [video]

Nonprofits are always looking for fundraisers to join their organizations. But how do you get involved in fundraising the first place?

In this video by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, fundraisers from various organizations share their career paths. Given the diversity of experiences it’s safe to say that there isn’t a single path! As one commenter says, “I don’t think anyone grows up saying, ‘I want to be a fundraiser.'”

Do you work in fundraising? How did you get started? Share your experiences below.



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