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How to Raise Up Your Board for Fundraising Success
July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Is your board actively engaged in the fundraising process? Do they fully understand their role as a board member and the impact they can have in sharing your story with the community? This session will address the important role of our volunteer leadership, and how we as staff can help advance their participati
In this course you will:
Understand the foundational and critically important role of board members in nonprofit governance and fundraising
Discuss ways to enhance your board’s mission experience and understanding of fundraising needs
Learn useful strategies and tips on how to coach volunteers to leverage their community relationships in advancement of your organization
Program Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online via Zoom
Social Worker CEU Credits: 2 hours
CFRE Points: 2 points
Cost: $65 members / $115 non-members
Please note: Registration closes two days prior to the class. All registrations are subject for approval.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
As Director of Client Engagements for M. Gale & Associates, Laura Hutyra works closely with M. Gale consultants to oversee the work of all client engagements and deliverables. As a consultant, she applies her deep knowledge of and extensive experience in fundraising to serve a broad array of clients. Laura also brings expertise in communications to help clients implement consistent and mission-focused messages throughout fundraising activities.
Prior to joining M. Gale & Associates, Laura held development positions with All Saints’ Episcopal School of Fort Worth, Hill School, and the Fort Worth Zoo. Since joining the M. Gale team, Laura has partnered with a large number of clients on a variety of projects including feasibility studies, development assessment and plans, campaign management, implementation and coaching.
A native of Fort Worth, Laura currently calls the city her home. She earned a bachelor of arts in English-rhetoric from Texas A&M University. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Fort Worth Chapter, a member of Leadership Fort Worth’s LeadershipClass of 2020 and earned her Certified Fundraising Executive designation in 2013.
Laura’s volunteer activities mostly revolve around her children and church, having served as Chair of her church’s capital campaign, teaching in the children’s ministry, and coaching girls in youth sports. She considers herself fiercely competitive and grew up playing a number of sports. When she was just 15, she had the opportunity to travel to Nagaoka, Japan with the Sister Cities program to compete in volleyball.