AFP Golden Gate Monthly Webinar: Building a Major Gifts Pipeline Despite BIG ObstaclesSeptember 13, 2012
10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: East Bay Community Foundation in downtown Oakland.
Learn to recognize the management styles, and strengths and weaknesses of your CEO, Executive Director, Dean and Board Chair, and then work with THEM for success! In this session participants will learn how to demystify fundraising and motivate staff and volunteers to engage and be successful in the development process. Help raise the professional profile of fundraising in your organization.
In this session:
- Learn to demystify and motivate your CEO, Executive Director, Dean, Board Chair and others to engage in fundraising.
- Recognize their strengths, weaknesses, management style, perspective, agenda and hot buttons - and work WITH them for success!
- Raise the professional profile of fundraising in your organization.
- Learn about scripting and briefing, keeping these folks organized and on track, and controlling over eager or fearful individuals.
The target audience is all levels of fundraising professionals, focused on those that work with Boards, a top organizational leader, like an Executive Director, President, CEO or Dean.
About the Presenter:
Adrienne Capps has led many dozens of board members, Executive Directors, Deans, Assistant Deans, faculty and program staff to engage in fundraising. Examining behaviors, motivations, strengths, weaknesses and individual’s perspectives has helped her countless times to reduce the fear of fundraising, promote the professional profile of fundraising and ultimately teach my supervisors to be successful in fundraising, which makes me successful too. With 13+ years in the field, an MBA and the CFRE since 2004, she currently leads a $16M campaign effort as the Assistant Dean for Development and External Relations and Senior Management Team Member at the UC Davis School of Education.
All webinars are produced by AFP International and are broadcast nationally. Admission is free of charge, thanks to Mechanics Bank, the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Golden Gate Chapter, the Development Executives Roundtable, and the East Bay Community Foundation. All sessions qualify for CFRE continuing education credits.
Please feel free to pass this invitation along to your colleagues and others who might be interested. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Seminar materials and directions to the Foundation will follow to those who register for the event.
Click here for a list of 2012 AFP GGC monthly webinars.