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Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Fundraising From the Business Sector

Oct 21—22
2 days
Indianapolis, IN, USA
USD 990
USD 495 per day

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Description

Learn how to speak the unique language of businesses and corporations when raising support from the for-profit sector. Companies can fund and strengthen nonprofits in many ways. Gain skills and confidence for successful fundraising in the corporate office and the local business.

FUNDRAISING FROM THE BUSINESS SECTOR

After completion of this course, the learner will:

  • Understand the scope of the business sector’s support of the philanthropic sector through charitable donations and sponsorships
  • Understand the unique values exchange of business sector charitable giving
  • Know the many types of charitable gifts from the business sector to nonprofits
  • Prepare to fundraise from the business sector and create an action plan
  • Speak the language of business and communicate the unique aspects of fundraising from the business sector

Agenda

DAY 1

Opening

  • Course Introduction and Objectives
  • Participant Introductions and Expectations

The Landscape of Corporate Philanthropy Today

Models of Corporate Philanthropy

  • Values Exchange

Types of Gifts / Vehicles for Corporate Giving

Corporate Approaches to Philanthropy

  • Cause Marketing
  • Shared Value

ADJOURN

Day 2

Review and Reflect

Fundraising from the Business Sector

  • The Fundraising Cycle
  • Gift Acceptance Policies
  • Constituent Circles

Qualifying Prospective Donors

Speaking the Language of the Business Sector

  • Networking
  • Timing

Action Plan

  • Develop an individualized checklist/plan to guide your organization’s corporate fundraising efforts

Course Wrap Up & Reflections

  • Evaluation of Expectations
  • Course Evaluations
  • Graduation

ADJOURN

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Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Fundraising for Small Nonprofits

Next dates

Jul 18—19
2 days
Indianapolis, IN, USA
USD 199
USD 99 per day
Oct 28—29
2 days
Indianapolis, IN, USA
USD 199
USD 99 per day

Description

Your organization is doing exceptional work. You are passionate about your mission. The potential is great, if only more funding were available. Effective fundraising practices can be adapted to meet the unique realities of smaller nonprofits. Efficiently use your time and existing resources – including board members and other volunteers – to achieve your fundraising goals.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn primary principles and techniques of fundraising
  • Apply fundraising techniques to the context of a smaller-budget nonprofit
  • Develop recruitment strategies to grow your fundraising team
  • Devise an action plan to effectively fundraise for your charitable organization

Agenda

DAY 1

Opening

  • Course Introduction and Objectives
  • Participant Introductions and Expectations

Today’s Philanthropic Landscape

The Fundraising Cycle / The Six Rights of Fundraising

  • The Right Reason: Case for Support
  • Mission Statements

The Right Gift

  • Gift Range Charts
  • Fundraising Readiness Assessment

The Right Person

  • Staff
  • Board of Directors
  • Volunteers
  • Developing Constituencies

ADJOURN

Day 2

Review and Reflect

The Right Amount: Ability

  • Qualifying Prospective Donors
  • The Right Time

Making the Philanthropic Request

Overview of Other Fundraising Opportunities

  • Philanthropic Foundations
  • Corporate Giving
  • Special Events
  • Online Giving
  • Major Gifts
  • Planned Giving

Action Plan

Develop an individualized checklist/plan to guide your organization’s fundraising efforts

Course Wrap Up & Reflections

  • Evaluation of Expectations
  • Course Evaluations
  • Graduation

ADJOURN

You’ll learn how to

  • Build a convincing case for financial support
  • Select the donors and markets best suited to your nonprofit
  • Choose the right fundraising vehicles for your organization
  • Inspire the leadership potential of volunteers
  • Create a fundraising process that works, but is attainable with limited resources

What you’ll receive

  • A comprehensive, easy-to-use study guide with models for future reference
  • A chance to network with other professionals dealing with similar challenges
  • Hands-on experience in planning special events
  • Interactive training on how to ask for support

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