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Building a Confident Fundraising Board, Part 1: Getting the Players & Pieces Together

Date/Time

Apr 30, 2014
09:00 AM until 12:00 PM

Description

We all know that boards are supposed to raise money. Some boards do this well, but for many organizations, the board’s involvement in development is highly theoretical – and a source of significant embarrassment, tension, and, in some cases, organizational financial failure.

This two-part series is designed to help nonprofit executives and board leaders conquer their fears, focus their energies, and become effective at this critically important task. And – the big secret:  participants will learn that fundraising can be fun.

These sessions are chock full of:

  • practical tips to demystify fundraising
     
  • creative tools you can use
     
  • ways to boost confidence in “making the ask”
     

Part I: Getting the Players & Pieces Together
Wednesday, April 30

Finding the right board members is a significant challenge. Then how do you train, motivate, and inspire them to become effective ambassadors and fundraisers? And how do you get each board member to participate in the process – even those who declare that they don’t “do” fundraising?

In this session we’ll explore:
 

  • Understanding the philanthropic landscape
     
  • Spheres of influence: how to get the right board members, and how those board members in turn can reach new donors
     
  • How to build a culture of philanthropy
     
  • How board members can play a critical role in development without necessarily asking for money
     
  • Understanding the pros and cons of special events
     
  • Businesses, foundations, individuals: what appeals to each
     
  • Building a development plan that works

Cost

$125 N.H. Center for Nonprofits members; $250 non-members (for both sessions)

Location

St. Mary's Bank
Manchester, NH

Additional Information

Sponsor

N.H. Center for Nonprofits

Phone

603-225-1947

Contact email

info@nhnonprofits.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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