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Capital Campaigns Course 2023 (12 virtual sessions)
Thursday, February 02, 2023, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Category: Funding

BOOKED FULL for 2023
Be sure to complete the Capital Campaign Interest form if you're interested in our next session.

A capital campaign is, perhaps one of, if not, the greatest undertaking an organization can do in its lifetime.  Nonprofits have one opportunity to “get it right” and approach donors, prospective donors, and the general community with a compelling case and sound plan. 

What is a capital campaign? A capital campaign, by bloomerang definition, is an intense effort on the part of a nonprofit organization to raise significant dollars in a specified period of time. Usually the money raised is to fund acquiring or renovating a building, but often the campaign’s focus is on building an endowment for the future.

If your organization is thinking about planning for a capital campaign this course is for you.

The Benefits:
This course, led by a Nonprofit Network Capacity Building Consultant, will follow a capital campaign syllabus designed to review all elements of a capital campaign.  Sessions will include structured conversations and participants will gain knowledge around key topics. Do you know about the quiet phase?

Appropriate for: Executive Directors, Development Directors, and leadership volunteers who have had a minimum of 3 years of fundraising experience including one-on-one asks of individual donors, successful experience with and infrastructure for collecting and stewarding annual gifts, major gifts, corporate gifts and preferably solicitation of planned gifts. 

Capital Campaign Courses will be created with a minimum of 6 and no more than 8 people in different locations and consists of 12 virtual sessions held over a 6 - 8 month period. Each session will last 2 hours with the exception of the first (90 minutes) and the final (60 minutes).  Participants commit to working on homework between meetings and materials will be provided unless otherwise noted in the syllabus.

Dates and Times: Run approximately every two weeks for 6 to 7 months. Sessions are determined by your survey responses.
Once dates are agreed upon, registration will close one week prior in order for all final steps to be prepared on-time.

2023 Capital Campaign Course Schedule 

  • Thursday, February 2:  1pm – 2:30pm
  • Thursday, February 23:  1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, March 2:  1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, March 16:  1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, March 30: 1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, April 13:  1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, April 27:  1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, May 11:  1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, June 1:  1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, June 15:  1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, July 6:  1pm – 3pm
  • Thursday, July 20:  1pm – 2pm 

*Not appropriate for organizations outside the United States since these sessions are based in and around the US culture. 

If you would like more information or to speak with someone in more depth about a capital campaign please email Tracey and she will set-up a call with our consultant, [email protected]

Cost/s:  The course is led by NN's Capacity Building Consultant who has more than 30 years of fund development experience and has worked on several capital campaigns. Join as an Organization and save on your registration plus gain all the extra benefits!

  • Organization Members of NN Participation cost is $1,200 per person.
  • Non-Members Participation cost is $1,500 per person

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Contact: [email protected]