Leadership Academy #5: Fundraising and Messaging
Leadership Academy #5: Fundraising and Messaging

Leadership Academy #5: Fundraising and Messaging

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The purpose of the NMCADV Leadership Academy is to give an overview of some of the major nuts and bolts of running domestic violence intervention and prevention agencies for Executive Directors and senior management, especially those who are new to their positions. It will be held over the course of nine months through a series of six 1-day sessions on a variety of topics. Participants will have access to an archive of online readings and videos that will supplement the in-person workshops.

Session #5 (May 12th): Fundraising and Messaging

LaDonna Hopkins, former Vice President and Chief Development Officer for the United Way, will help us get comfortable with “the ask”, and offer fundraising strategies that provide precious community support and unrestricted funds for our organizations. We will review lessons from our two Message Matters conferences and spend some time developing effective messages that inspire rather than depress our community members.


10:00 - 12:30 Morning Session
12:30 - 1:00 Lunch (provided at venue)
1:00 - 3:30 Afternoon Session
3:30 - 4:00 Wrap Up and Closing



The specific venue is yet to be determined for this session, but will be published here and sent to participants when confirmed.


Participants can either pay a drop-in (single session) fee of $45. Series passes are no longer available for the remaining sessions. This includes lunch and light snacks each day.


If you are an NMCADV member program and are in need of a scholarship to register and attend, please fill out the scholarship application here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YYMGWK7

We will be touch with you once your scholarship is approved and provide a code for you to register with. If you have any questions about scholarships, please contact us.

Meals & Snacks:

Lunch and light snacks are included and will be provided to workshop participants. Please indicate any dietary restrictions when registering.


NMCADV encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please call 505-220-6582 or email david@nmcadv.org in advance of your participation.


Some of the speakers will be videotaped for archives and/or the development of future online education. If included, participants will be asked to sign a release form. If you do not wish to have your image/likeness recorded, just let the event organizer know (email or at the event).

Cancelation Policy:

The full fee is non-refundable if canceled less than two weeks prior to the event.


This leadership series is funded in part by the Children Youth and Families Department Domestic Violence Unit.

Future Session:

Session #6: (June 14th): Topic TBD

Our last session is OPEN! We are leaving it open for the important topics that we didn’t think about, that needed more time, or that emerged during the course of the year.

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