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Take Your Fundraising to the Top

July 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

You are needed daily. Every moment you spend balancing the demands of fundraising employs your unique gifts, skills and knowledge. This session considers the success factors concerning leadership self-awareness, management style that influence you. Bringing your own self to the art of fundraising is a measure of your success.

In this course you will learn how to: 

  • Lead with strength and by example
  • Examine real life examples of inspired giving, connecting major donors with passion and soul
  • Bring your talent, knowledge and your ego to work each day
  • Connect with donors through active listening
  • Learn the remarkable story of uncovering the best part of your work in philanthropy

Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: None
Instructional Method: Online via Zoom
Social Worker CEU Credits: 2 hours
CFRE Points: 2 points

Cost: $65 Member / $115 Non-member

Please note: Registration closes two days prior to the class. All registrations are subject to approval.






Barbara Shelton

Barbara Shelton, a certified fund raising executive (CFRE), is Vice President at M. Gale & Associates. She arrived at M. Gale from ACH Child and Family Services in Fort Worth where she served as chief development officer, responsible for planning, designing, volunteerism, and implementing a strategic direction for marketing and fund development. Her interest in fundraising started at an early age when she began raising money for the American Cancer Society after her mother died from cancer. She followed her passion for helping others by earning a degree in community services, including studies in social work, from the University of Akron (OH). As a social worker, she connected her mission to the importance of fundraising and her specific interest in helping non-profit organizations raise money shaped her career.


July 30, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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