Fundraising 101: Raising Money to Support Your Mission
Whether your organization relies solely on fundraising revenue or donations provide for “extras,” understanding the basic principles of fundraising is critical to your success.
This webinar will introduce you to fundraising planning and help you determine which fundraising methods make the most sense for your organization. You will learn about fundraising beyond the solicitation and understand common pitfalls that can lead to unethical fundraising. At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:
- Compare the effectiveness of different fundraising methods for your organization
- List the steps in the fundraising cycle
- Recognize the importance of a development plan for your organization
- Identify common ethical issues in fundraising
Stephanie Cory, MEd, CAP®, CFRE
Principal, Stephanie Cory Consulting
Stephanie has dedicated her career to strengthening the nonprofit sector through education since 2003. She has raised funds as a nonprofit staff member and has assisted other organizations as a consultant. Stephanie has worked with organizations ranging from multi-site health care systems to grassroots start-ups with no paid staff. She is an adjunct faculty member for Villanova University’s College of Professional Studies where she teaches a variety of fundraising topics. Stephanie is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and earned her designation as a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) from the American College of Financial Services. Recognized for her excellence in teaching and facilitation, she was named a Master Trainer by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Demonstrating her commitment to helping organizations strengthen their governance and employ best practices, Stephanie is a Certified Governance Consultant through BoardSource and a licensed consultant through the Standards for Excellence® Institute. She is a past board member of AFP’s global board and currently serves as president of the AFP Brandywine Chapter.
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