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Nonprofit Board Network

Developing Your Fundraising Plan & Evaluating Your Success

Ecotrust Conference Center, 2nd Floor 721 NW 9th Avenue
Portland

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Presenter

Sharon Bosserman-Benson
Director of Planned Giving
Lewis & Clark College

Pizza, Salad, No-host Bar & Networking at 5:00
Presentation at 5:30

Begin the new fundraising season with some words of inspiration, a review of your basic tools, and a plan for success. Utilizing group discussion and a take-home toolkit, this network session will leave you refreshed and ready to raise the funds your organization needs to fulfill its mission.

Explore:

  • What is a development plan, and why should you bother?
  • Who can/should/will/might help develop and implement a workable plan?
  • How will you measure your progress?
  • Bring a copy of your organization’s budget and/or fundraising goals.

    About the Presenter

    Sharon Bosserman-Benson is a member of the fundraising team at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. During her ten years on staff, she has directed the institution’s annual fund, alumni program, alumni capital campaign, and now its planned giving effort. Her work with donors contributes to the $8 million annually raised by the College.

    As a fundraising trainer and coach, Sharon has worked with more than 100 nonprofits, primarily in Oregon. She models mission-driven fund development that connects people who need help with people who want to help. For four years, Sharon was the lead trainer for Portland area nonprofits who competed to participate in a 10-month fundraising training series co-sponsored by the United Way and the Nonprofit Association of Oregon.

    About the Network

    Nonprofit Board Network offers regular opportunities in a relaxed atmosphere for you to learn about nonprofit governance, network with board members from other organizations, and meet the experts. Nonprofit Board Network gives you a chance to interact with respected thinkers and practitioners in the nonprofit world and to share information and experience.

    Become a Season Pass Holder

    We encourage organizations and individuals to attend the entire series by purchasing a season pass. Season pass holders save up to $30 off of the individual session registration fees and are pre-registered for all six network sessions.

    Purchase a season pass today!

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Presenter

Sharon Bosserman-Benson
Director of Planned Giving
Lewis & Clark College

Pizza, Salad, No-host Bar & Networking at 5:00
Presentation at 5:30

Begin the new fundraising season with some words of inspiration, a review of your basic tools, and a plan for success. Utilizing group discussion and a take-home toolkit, this network session will leave you refreshed and ready to raise the funds your organization needs to fulfill its mission.

Explore:

  • What is a development plan, and why should you bother?
  • Who can/should/will/might help develop and implement a workable plan?
  • How will you measure your progress?

Bring a copy of your organization’s budget and/or fundraising goals.

About the Presenter

Sharon Bosserman-Benson is a member of the fundraising team at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. During her ten years on staff, she has directed the institution’s annual fund, alumni program, alumni capital campaign, and now its planned giving effort. Her work with donors contributes to the $8 million annually raised by the College.

As a fundraising trainer and coach, Sharon has worked with more than 100 nonprofits, primarily in Oregon. She models mission-driven fund development that connects people who need help with people who want to help. For four years, Sharon was the lead trainer for Portland area nonprofits who competed to participate in a 10-month fundraising training series co-sponsored by the United Way and the Nonprofit Association of Oregon.

About the Network

Nonprofit Board Network offers regular opportunities in a relaxed atmosphere for you to learn about nonprofit governance, network with board members from other organizations, and meet the experts. Nonprofit Board Network gives you a chance to interact with respected thinkers and practitioners in the nonprofit world and to share information and experience.

Become a Season Pass Holder

We encourage organizations and individuals to attend the entire series by purchasing a season pass. Season pass holders save up to $30 off of the individual session registration fees and are pre-registered for all six network sessions.

Purchase a season pass today!

When
October 11th, 2011 from  5:00 PM to  7:00 PM
Location
Ecotrust Conference Center, 2nd Floor
721 NW 9th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
Multnomah
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NAO Members $22.50
Nonmembers $25.00
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