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Board Fundraising: It's a Team Sport

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

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Clarinda Hanson White, Development Consultant
Fundraising on a Mission

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

Fundraising is a primary duty of each and every Board member—but how do you get the Board on board with that responsibility? To work efficiently, the Board—like any team—needs a plan, assigned roles, and someone to call the plays and coordinate the team. And, every player needs to keep the goal in sight. Whether you “win” or fall short depends a lot on who is on your team and how you play together.

In this session, we will explore the love/hate relationship of Board fundraising, including:

  • Essentials of fundraising
  • The fundraising cycle
  • Industry standards for fundraising
  • Getting your Board involved in fundraising

You will receive samples of a Board agreement contract and individual Board fundraising plans. And, Clarinda will provide a check list that examines the various levels of Board fundraising:

  1. Building the Foundation
  2. “Friend Raising”
  3. Solicitation

About the Presenter

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.

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.

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Clarinda Hanson White, Development Consultant
Fundraising on a Mission

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

Fundraising is a primary duty of each and every Board member—but how do you get the Board on board with that responsibility? To work efficiently, the Board—like any team—needs a plan, assigned roles, and someone to call the plays and coordinate the team. And, every player needs to keep the goal in sight. Whether you “win” or fall short depends a lot on who is on your team and how you play together.

In this session, we will explore the love/hate relationship of Board fundraising, including:

  • Essentials of fundraising
  • The fundraising cycle
  • Industry standards for fundraising
  • Getting your Board involved in fundraising

You will receive samples of a Board agreement contract and individual Board fundraising plans. And, Clarinda will provide a check list that examines the various levels of Board fundraising:

  1. Building the Foundation
  2. “Friend Raising”
  3. Solicitation

About the Presenter

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.

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.

When
May 14th, 2013 from  5:00 PM to  7:00 PM
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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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