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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Cascade Christian High School
The Commons Room
855 Chevy Way
Medford, OR 97504
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$25 NAO Members**
$50 Nonmembers

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Event Details

Michael Gemm, Partner, For Impact | The Suddes Group

Fundraising on a Napkin summarizes 30 years of fundraising achievement into simple, bold and actionable ideas for all. In 3.5 hours we will share stories ‘from the field’ and the successful and innovative ideas that have transformed thousands of organizations, including:

  • How to get strategic clarity
  • How to communicate your vision and message
  • Ways to leverage the board and champion support
  • How to build a high performing leadership team
  • How to build an effective culture around funding the vision
  • How to generate more (qualified) prospects
  • The most recent For Impact funding innovations

Who Should Attend?

This training is for Executive Directors, Board Leaders and Development Professionals and Teams – Those responsible for shaping and implementing organizational and funding strategy.

About the Presenter

Mike Gemm

Mike Gemm is a veteran coach with For Impact, tracing his roots back to 2003. Mike has a background in business, including several years in finance/accounting and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. After graduation, Mike decided to transition from the world of business to the social sector as an AmeriCorps volunteer, where he truly had an epiphany that “he could really have an impact on the world in a meaningful way in this sector.” From that experience, Mike came to For Impact originally back in 2003 before rejoining in 2010, following several years in education at College Summit, an award-winning national organization increasing the college enrollment rate in low-income communities.

At College Summit, Mike utilized the For Impact thinking and frameworks as Director of New Sites, where his team successfully fundraised, set up school partnerships, and launched multiple sites, eventually enabling thousands of young people to enroll in college. Having rejoined For Impact several years ago, he has now trained and coached thousands of staff, board, and organizations across the globe. Throughout his career, Mike has been recognized as a catalyst, sharing his contagious enthusiasm for life and constant improvement.

Mike and his wife, Jessica, live in Colorado Springs, CO with their sons Nathaniel and Alexander. He’s passionate about training, personal development, and seeing people reach their potential.

January 18th, 2017 from  1:30 PM to  5:00 PM
Cascade Christian High School
The Commons Room
855 Chevy Way
Medford, OR 97504
Event Fee(s)
Price $50.00
Event Particulars
City Medford
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Development & Fundraising
Presenter Mike Gemm
Event Region Southern Oregon
Programmatic Approach