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How to Motivate and Engage Your Board in Fundraising

October 19, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Engaging and motivating your board is important work that’s worth your thought and time. However, working with board members can be intimidating or overwhelming, leaving you unsure of how to relate or where to start. This session will help you understand the board’s responsibility for fundraising and discover new ways to engage them in the work of development, even when they say they’re not fundraisers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the board’s role in fund development and staff’s role in working with board members
  • Learn how to invite every board member to accept a fundraising task, from “easy” ones for reticent board members to more advanced work for experienced fundraisers
  • Discover ways to deepen board members’ understanding of your mission and empower them to champion the cause
  • Learn to assess and influence the board’s makeup through your organization’s board development process

Program Level: Basic – Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online via Zoom
CFRE Points: 2 points

Cost: $65 Member / $115 Non-member

Please Note: Registration closes at 12 noon on the day prior to the class date. Registrations are subject to approval.






Aly Layman, Consultant, M. Gale & Associates

Aly’s strong and tenured experience as a nonprofit executive and fundraiser on the local and national level gives our client’s insight to their own and the broader landscape of their work. Guiding nonprofit organizations through annual funds, events, major gifts, and peer to peer on-line asks, she knows that the right mix of volunteer leadership with nonprofit professionals can take an organization anywhere. Aly believes that volunteerism must be personally and professionally rewarding to keep communities engaged in the mission.

Career highlights include:
-Executive Director, March of Dimes for Dallas/Fort Worth, Dallas, TX
-Community Director, American Heart Association| American Stroke Association, Dallas, TX
-Regional Executive Director, American Cancer Society, Dallas, TX



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October 19, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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