Fundraising is a focus on meeting a dollar goal, while philanthropy is about people feeling good about giving and giving back to your organization.
If an organization focuses on philanthropy, they ultimately generate more sustainable resources and these strong relationships can weather storms and help an organization grow, while others may shrink in tough economic times.
This training (pared down from a full-day training) will be a fast-paced and comprehensive view of how all members of the team—board members, executive team, staff, and volunteers—can raise money for your mission and build a stronger organization.
The workshop is interactive and will utilize data, training, discussion, peer interaction and coaching to address the following:
Tailored for your board, ED and development staff. Attend together to get the most out of this engaging, hands-on day.
Nonprofit Network Members - $25.00
Guest of Members - $15
Nonmembers - $45.00
Additional registrants from same non-member organization - $30.00
Sharon Castle, Capacity Builder
Having worn every hat in the philanthropic process affords Sharon a unique perspective in her work as a Capacity Building Consultant at Nonprofit Network. Her approach is based on a commitment of providing excellent service with the highest degree of professional integrity. She enjoys working with a diverse clientele who have a passion for their mission.
Sharon brings more than 30 years of experience in fundraising and enjoys assisting organizations increase their fundraising capability.
She credits her in-depth fundraising knowledge to her years as Deputy Director of Development for the American Lung Association of Michigan where she was responsible for all aspects of statewide fundraising; the Michigan Historical Museum where she completed the fundraising for the 20th Century permanent galleries; and for more than 20 years as President of Castle & Associates, Inc. a full-service fundraising and organizational management firm where she assisted clients with strategic planning, capital campaigns, development audits, major gifts and fundraising plans.
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