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Fundraising Planning


Introduction to Fundraising Planning


Get an overview of the process of strategically thinking through the components of a fundraising plan.

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Get Your Board to Raise Funds

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Ann Lehman
Nov 30, 2011  

Replay the transcript of Darian Rodriguez Heyman, editor of Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals, and Ann W. Lehman, co-author of Boards That Love Fundraising: A How-To Guide For Your Board, exploring why nonprofit board members should be actively involved in fundraising.

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Turn Your Tryers Into Buyers, Donors, and Advocates

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Join us for three days of immersion into the proposal writing process, including how to craft a well-organized budget and develop a targeted list of foundation funding prospects.

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Classes & Events


Nonprofit Organization Certificate

Mar 26, 2015, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Atlanta, Georgia | Classroom

Learn the essentials of managing a nonprofit.


CANCELLED Your Board and Fundraising: An Introductory Class

Mar 26, 2015, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington, District of Columbia | Classroom

Learn how to engage your board in fundraising.


The Nonprofit Rosetta Stone: Making a Compelling Case for Support

Mar 31, 2015, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to create the ultimate source for all your fundraising and communications!


More Asking, Less Writing: Get the Most Out of Your Next Grant Dollar

Apr 8, 2015, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Start thinking more strategically about grants--how can grant dollars best support the activities of your organization, and how can you find the most appropriate funders?


Introduction to Fundraising Planning

Apr 14, 2015, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cleveland, Ohio | Classroom

Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.

Online Classes


Introduction to Fundraising Planning

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Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization's support.

Getting Ready for Foundation Fundraising

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Learn to assess your nonprofit's readiness for foundation fundraising.


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