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: January 31, 2018 l 9am - 12pm
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: January 31, 2018 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
1183 Melville St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5
City of Vancouver
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David Love

David Love

A passionate fundraiser for more than 25 years, David formed his own Company,, in 2012. He consistently provides strategic counsel to large and small non-profits in Canada and the States to ultimately improve their fundraising effectiveness. One notable accomplishment - David led a $6.3 million one year campaign for BC’s first long-term residential facility for youth with addictions, Ashnola at the Crossing. He continues as an Instructor in the BCIT Essentials of Fundraising course since 2002, is President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Vancouver Chapter and a Singer with Chor Leoni Men’s Choir for the past 23 years.

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1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


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