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Tuesday, November 7, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
(Lunch provided)

Event Description

Board Responsibilities & How to Engage Your Board in Fundraising!

Clarinda Hanson White, Founder, Fundraising on a Mission
James K. Phelps, Principal, JKP Fundraising, LLC

Want to improve your board of directors? Would you like your board of directors to be more engaged in fundraising and development? This is the workshop for you, whether you are a board member, executive director or development staff member.

Participants will leave the workshop with a better understanding of:

  • Board responsibilities and expectations
  • How to attract professionals who will enhance your board of directors
  • How to engage your board of directors in fundraising
  • Taking the fear and mystery out of fundraising
  • How board members can use their natural skill sets to enhance fundraising for their organization

Participants will also receive several tools to take back to their organization including:

  • State of Oregon Attorney General’s guidelines for board members
  • Sample board matrix
  • Sample board member job description
  • Sample board member agreement
  • Quiz to determine the skill set of your board members

About the Presenters


Clarinda Hanson White, Founder, Fundraising on a Mission

Clarinda Hanson White brings practical fundraising solutions to growing nonprofits. Her approach of “fundraising on a mission” has empowered Board members, staff, and volunteers by taking the mystery and fear out of fundraising. For over 20 years Clarinda has worked with large and small nonprofits to implement new fundraising strategies with proven results. Clarinda finds particular satisfaction in making a dramatic difference with nonprofits who need to build a fundraising program from the ground up.


James K. Phelps, Principal, JKP Fundraising, LLC

James K. Phelps, J.D., ACFRE is a graduate of the University of Oregon and the University of Oregon School of Law. He began his professional development career in 1990. He worked as the Executive Director of Lane County AIDS Hospice Services and Salem Outreach Shelter. He also served as the Library Development Officer at Fort Vancouver Regional Library District, Major & Planned Giving Manager at Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette and Development Director at the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon. Phelps started his own development consultant business, JKP Fundraising, LLC, in 2011.

Thank You Sponsor


This event is produced in partnership with Lewis & Clark Bank.



$35.00 NAO Members
$65.00 Non-members

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November 7th, 2017 from 11:30 AM to  1:00 PM
Museum of the Oregon Territory
221 Tumwater Drive
Oregon City, OR 97045
Event Fee(s)
Price $65.00
Event Particulars
City Oregon City
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Board Development and Governance, Leadership Development
Presenter Clarinda White and James Phelps
Event Region Metropolitan Portland
Programmatic Approach Capacity Builiding
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