Board Fundamentals:Fund Development

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Learn best practices and concrete ideas to support your organization's fundraising efforts.

Boards have a critical role to play in fund development, yet many board members don’t feel they have the experience or confidence to be effective in promoting their organization.

This workshop is targeted to board members who want to learn how to develop a culture of fund development within their organization. 

Program Details:

Date & Time: April 6, 2017 l 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver
Cost: Members - $95.00; Non-member - $110.00

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session you will:

  • Understand the current limitations and opportunities in fund development and be able to assess which fundraising approaches would work best for your organization
  • Be able to bring more prospective donors to your organization
  • Increase your confidence in talking to prospective donors about funding opportunities
  • Have concrete tools for increasing donor retention 

Workshop Content

The workshop will cover the following topics in an interactive, discussion-filled format:

  • Fundraising success factors
  • Types of Fundraising 
  • Strategic relationship building
  • Making the ask 
  • Donor retention through stewardship

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Date: April 6, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location:
1183 Melville St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5
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Facilitator

Mark Friesen

Mark Friesen, Consulting Manager, Vantage Point

Mark Friesen is the Consulting Manager at Vantage Point, where he assists not-for-profit organizations with strategic planning, governance, and capacity building to better engage people in developing strong communities. Mark has served as a volunteer, association founder, and an executive director, and has led fundraising, strategic planning and program development efforts in the sport sector for over 14 years. Mark volunteers his time with the Metro Vancouver Alliance. He holds a Master’s degree in Urban Studies from SFU where he received the Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medal.

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info@thevantagepoint.ca
t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5

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