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Fund Development Certificate

University of Wisconsin-Superior

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Superior, WI 54880

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Fundraising Basics and Beyond

When: Sep 12, 2013 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

When: Sept 12, 2013 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Are you a volunteer, a director, or a staff member who has been charged with the responsibility of fundraising? If this is one of your roles and you want to develop your knowledge of fundraising, this is the workshop for you.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Legal and ethical considerations of Fundraising
  • First Steps: Setting the Stage for Success
  • Basic approaches to: annual campaigns, special events, direct mail, major gifts, capital campaigns
  • Personal solicitation: Preparation is key
  • Who raises the money: staff or board?
  • What to include in a grant proposal
  • Donor's Bill of Rights
  • Key Pieces of a 'case statement'
  • Developing a strategic fundraising plan
  • Measuring fund development progress and success
  • Hear from guest experts about accountability

Lunch with a panel of local funders is included in this workshop. Get the insider's perspective to fundraising and learn about local opportunities.

Participants will need to bring program materials and brochures to class as well as information about sources and amounts raised in the previous year. This class will be structured in an interactive way so as to allow participants to learn from one another as well. Please bring your best fundraising ideas to share!

What our participants said about the program:

"I'm excited to get to work tomorrow and start moving on some of these ideas!"

"Great information and perspective. Wonderful teacher."

Date/Time: Thursday, September 12, 2013 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CEUs: .6 (6 contact hours)

Instructor: Reid Zimmerman

Cost: $129 (or $119 if enrolled in the program)

Location: UW-Superior Campus, Yellowjacket Union 203

Ways to Register:

Event Contact: Julie Elliott | 715-394-8191 | jellio14{atuws}
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