Board Fundamentals: Fund Development (Prince George)

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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: Saturday March 7, 2020 | 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Aboriginal Housing Society Prince George, 1919 17th Ave 
Price: Members - $95 - $115

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

Bring a Team Member for Free!

We are gathering knowledge on the local not-for-profit ecosystem in your community to serve you better. Complete this survey and your organization will be eligible for a 2-for-1 complimentary registration on one of the workshops in Prince George this year. This means you can bring a board member or staff with you and learn together!

Step 1: Fill out the survey here:
Step 2: Register for one participant online
Step 3: Our Provincial Outreach Coordinator will contact you to register a second particpant for free!


*Please note: The City of Vancouver bursary is not applicable to workshops and labs outside the city of Vancouver.

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Date: March 7, 2020 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Prince George, BC
City of Vancouver
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Alison Brewin

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Alison Brewin is the Executive Director of Vantage Point, and current Vice-Chair of the Governance Committee of UBC’s Board of Governors. Her expertise lies in supporting small and medium-sized not-for-profits to build a shared understanding of effective organizational practices. Alison joined West Coast LEAF as their Interim Executive Director in 1999. As Legal Director and then Executive Director from 2001 to 2011, she led the organization’s work to advance women’s equality in BC. In that role, she facilitated community consultations and dialogue on complex social issues. Through her business Alison Brewin Consulting, she supported a broad range of organizations including, Vancity Community Foundation, BC Non-Profit Housing Association, Atira Women’s Resource Society, First United Church and many more. Alison designed and teaches “Canadian Approaches to Non-Profit Management” in SFU’s Non-Profit Management Certificate Program and is designing a new course on volunteerism and governance for that program.

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**Please note: During COVID-19 the Vantage Point team is working from home. Contact information for workshops can be found on event pages, or find a list of our staff contact info here.


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