This session runs for four days: Tuesday January 15 , Wednesday, January 16, Tuesday, February 5 and Wednesday, February 6. Participants must attend all four days to receive a certificate of completion for this session.
Instructor: Carole Pence, an instructor with the Indiana Center on Philanthropy since 1993.
This is the Trademark Course for The Fundraising School at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University- The Definitive Training Program for Fundraisers
Recognized internationally, Principles & Techniques gives you the foundation and inspiration to lead your nonprofit to its financial goals. It provides you with the framework for operating a successful total development program. It is an intensive four-day, A-through-Z training program that is the basis for the rest of the School's courses.
You'll Learn How To
•Identify and validate prospective donors
•Manage the fundraising process
•Use research to match a donor's interests & needs with your nonprofit 's mission and goals
•Build an annual fund donor base that keeps on giving
•Manage the process of raising money
•Recognize planned giving benefits to your donors and to your nonprofit
•Structure a successful solicitation
•Respond to challenges and ethical dilemmas with professional skill.
What You'll Receive
•On flash drive, a comprehensive 700-page Study Guide plus an accompanying workbook
•Gift club ideas
•Board Strengths Inventory
•Donor evaluation forms
•Invaluable bibliography from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University
•Formulas for establishing best-practice benchmarks
•A chance to network and build long-lasting, cross-mentoring relationships with other professionals.
When & Where
NorthSky Nonprofit Network
NorthSky is a nonprofit program of Rotary Charities of Traverse City that assists northern Michigan nonprofit organizations strengthen their capabilities through capacity building and sustainability support. It provides a wide range of services and resources to help nonprofit organizations deliver programs effectively and efficiently. NorthSky also serves as a conduit for new resources securing state and national support and partnerships to bring technical and financial resources home to nonprofits and social enterprises in this region. As part of Rotary Charities’ mission, NorthSky also serves in leadership roles, participating and facilitating regional initiatives.