Category: Major Gifts

Unleashing the Fundraising Power of Boards

Transform your board from resistant fundraisers into passionate ambassadors who share their commitment to inspire support for your nonprofit. Discover how to initiate dynamic discussion about about fundraising, beginning with recruitment and building to enthusiastic involvement. Takeaways will include practical and inspirational tools for motivation and support, finding your fundraising ambassadors, dos and don’ts for… Read more »

Making The Ask

This interactive session will focus on how to invite donors to give.  We will go over the basics of any ask and then practice in partnerships and threesomes, in front of entire group and in breakouts.  You’ll receive feedback, encouragement, and have fun in the process!

The Fundraising Power of Membership

Membership organizations are in a powerful fundraising position because there is a core of passionate and committed constituents. This panel discussion will explore how small, medium and large organizations effectively integrate membership and fund development to raise more money.  Panelists are:  Kellie Brownell, Donor Relations Coordinator, Electronic Frontier Foundation; Stacy Rackusin, Membership Manager, Asian Art… Read more »

Give Your Fundraising Plan a Tuneup!

Freshen and strengthen your fundraising plan in this strategy and tactic rich interactive workshop on Thursday, May 17, 2012, 10 AM at the Foundation Center…

Change Your Boards Culture!

Build an intentional board culture in this interactive workshop on Thursday, March 15, 10 a.m-12 p.m. at the Foundation Center, 312 Sutter St, SF; RSVP link:!-2012-03-15-San-Francisco-CA