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Educational Luncheon: Collaborative Fundraising with Wilson Sims

August 14, 2014

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Collaborative Fundraising is Coming of Age.


Small and mid-size organizations - and their development people - can feel outgunned sometimes.  There's always a bigger organization out there, making more noise and getting more attention.  Is there a way to compete? 

Sure there is.  Collaborative fundraising.


It's a strategy that's gaining more followers, and it's time for you to learn about it.  By joining together on the right projects, small and mid-size nonprofits can build a bolder vision, attract more attention and gain the interest of savvy, high-level philanthropists.

On August 14, Wilson Sims of Sims & Steele will walk you through the concept of Collaborative Fundraising. You'll learn about the benefits, the risks and the potential rewards of drafting a vision that's bigger, better and more compelling for donors.


You don't want to miss it...RSVP instructions are below!


DATE:  Thursday, August 14  

TIME:  12:00p - 1:00p  (Lunch included)  

PLACE: Thornblade Club, 1275 Thornblade Boulevard, Greer 

COST:  $20 for AFP & SCANPO members, $30 non-members 

SPACE IS LIMITED - YOU MUST RSVP TO ATTEND  

TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT AND PAY ONLINE:   

CLICK HERE and register by NOON on Tuesday, August 12. 

TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT AND PAY AT THE DOOR:

YOU MUST RSVP to Ryan Thackray atafppiedmontsc@gmail.com by NOON on Tuesday, August 12.  You may pay by cash or check.  If you need to cancel, please provide a 48 hour notice to avoid charges.  We are charged for your lunch if you RSVP and don't show.  

The program starts at noon sharp, so please arrive early to find your seat and visit the lunch buffet.  We're looking forward to seeing you there! 

About Wilson Sims 

Wilson Sims is a principle partner of Sims & Steele, a highly regarded nonprofit consulting firm in Asheville, North Carolina.  He is a graduate of The Webb School, UNC Chapel Hill and Vanderbilt University's Owen School of Management.  He's been working with nonprofits since 1978 and has led over 100 successful capital campaigns and fundraising initiatives over a five state area.

He serves as a convener for the French Broad River Greenway, enjoys a six-year match through Big Brother Big Sister, and is President of The Webb School Alumni Board.  He is also the past President of the Western North Carolina Chapter of AFP.

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