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June 2019

Managing the Development Office

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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Have you wondered how to build an effective development program and juggle all the infrastructure responsibilities at the same time? There are many roles and competing demands that development staff must be attentive to in the course of raising funds. Staying focused on fundraising goals, while cultivating and stewarding donors and planning, forecasting and reporting on fundraising activities is tough!  Truthfully, managing a development office is one of the most challenging responsibilities in the nonprofit world. Learn how to manage…

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Developing the Most Powerful Tool in Fund Development: The Case Statement

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CNM Dallas (New Location), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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Vision, mission and values statements are essential, but are not substantive enough to compel a prospect to give.  Strategic plans are vital as well, but not compelling to read.  How, then, do we talk about our organization to prospects and donors?  How are we describing the problem our organization addresses and the impact our work creates?  What materials do we use to give donors what they really want - An in-depth picture the change their gifts will create!  How can…

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15 Tools for Motivating Your Board

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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Why are so many volunteers and staff members reluctant to participate in approaching prospects and donors?  How can board chairs, development committee members, nonprofit CEOs and professional fundraising staff lead their board and volunteer teams to own - and even enjoy - the essential and ultimately rewarding work of major gifts fundraising? This workshop provides practical concepts, tools, and activities for: Understanding prospect and donor needs, and Increasing the comfort level and confidence of staff and volunteers in approaching prospects…

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July 2019

ABCs of Grant Seeking

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CNM Fort Worth – click for parking details, Westbend I, 1701 River Run, Suite 1002
Fort Worth, TX 76107
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Grant proposal writing should be an integral part of your overall fundraising program. Do you have essential knowledge and skills needed to develop effective foundation proposals? Do you know the three types of proposals?  Do you know the 11 parts of a proposal? Do you know the five stages of grant seeking? This session will help you develop a grant proposal writing process with tips, techniques and templates to help make your organization more successful with grant support. Suitable for…

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