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Fundraising Fundamentals: Session I

  • 22 Apr 2008
  • 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Pikes Peak United Way (518 N Nevada)

Fundraising Fundamentals Sessions I - III are about making sure we know why we raise money and how to do so effectively. This will be a truly fantastic opportunity to set the groundwork for a healthy philanthropic mindset and a healthy fundraising system. This is not basics of minutia – it is fundamentals – we all know how easy it is to run from development deadline to deadline, but this series is will challenge CEO’s, directors and development staff and board members to look at philanthropy, fund development and how to evaluate whether their fundraising systems are truly advancing philanthropy and their mission.


Cost $105 for full course (3 sessions) or $40 per session


Members receive a  $30 discount 

For more information, or to RSVP, contact


This Session:

v    What is Philanthropy

v    How does philanthropy relate to your mission as a not-for-profit

v    Why people give

v    Elements of a Financial Development Program

-        Annual Support

-        Capital Development

-        Foundation and Corporate Grants

-        Endowment Development

-        Major Gifts

-        Direst Mail

-        Special Events

Instructors: Steve Elder - CC, Debbie Swanson - The Resource Exchange, Kimberley Sherwood, CFRE - Third Sector Group


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