Economic Development

Fundraising: Making Cents of It

Program: Instruction on practical applications of strategies that identify, prospect, acquire and retain donors for capital, annual, endowment and planned giving campaigns. Participants can learn about practices that strengthen fundraising campaigns by using the mission to attract donors and motivating techniques that retain and increase giving through time. They can learn the difference between campaigns, roles activities play during them, how to manage volunteers and staff during them, what they need to have prepared prior to a launch and practice toward an artful ask from the donors. Participants leave with templates/how to’s for campaign promotional material development and management such as: newsletters, special promotions, database design, direct mail solicitations and more.

Audience: Nonprofit organizations, civic organizations and clubs

Sponsor/Provider: Community and Economic Development Extension and Outreach

Estimated Fee: $550 plus travel for a one-day, 8-hour session. $225 for a 4-hour session specific to a selected campaign.  

Location: Communities

Availability: As schedule permits. Full workshop with one week notice. Customized workshops with a two week lead time.

Delivery Schedule: Ongoing


Lynn Adams
712-621-1564
adamsml@iastate.edu
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