Fund Raising 101: Best Practices in Development & Advancement Seminar

Fund Raising 101: Best Practices in Development & Advancement Seminar
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Fund Raising 101 will strengthen your overall development or advancement program -- and your abilities as a development officer. Great for Board members and other key volunteers, too!

This seminar is a comprehensive two-day review of the essentials necessary for a successful development program. In just two days you will gain enough knowledge to overcome the anxieties of being new to the development field -- or you will revitalize yourself and your program by brushing up on the successful formulas and new techniques in each area.

Past seminar participants have said:

"Fund Raising 101 was a fantastic introduction to fund raising."

"Loved the discussion on annual giving."

"Great basis on which to build!"

Topics include:

Overview of Fund Raising: Covers key factors necessary for fund raising success -- a strong Board, a strong case for support, and more.

Annual Giving: Covers the essential elements of raising money for operations year-in and year-out. Without a strong annual giving foundation, larger gifts will be difficult to secure.

Major Gifts and Capital Campaigns: Learn the 5 R’s for maximizing major gifts and capital campaigns. Review all the prep work that should be done before the first dollar is raised!

Planned Giving: Covers tax-wise ways for donors to make current and deferred gifts. Emphasizes the marketing of Wills and bequests, charitable gift annuities, and charitable remainder trusts.

Volunteer Development: Learn how to become more effective in working with Board members and other volunteers. Covers the most effective “how to ask” techniques.

Development Office Management: Reviews the standard duties and functions of am effective development office.

The Role of Board & Staff: Who does what in fund raising? Covers the typical division of responsibilities between and among board members and staff.

Legal & Accounting Basics: Are you doing all that is legally required? Are you proficient in fund accounting? Learn how these fields help define and regulate the fund raising profession. (No legal or accounting advice is provided!)

10% discount available: If you are registering for multiple seminars at the same time -- or if you are registering multiple attendees from the same non-profit institution or organization at the same time -- you are entitled to a total discount of 10% on all registrations. Please use the following coupon code at checkout: MoreThanOne

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