AFP Fundraising 101



Fundraising 101 has been approved for 14.5 CFRE CEUs by CFRE International.

Join AFP Mid-America Chapter for Fundraising 101 – 2017! Presented by experts in the field, Fundraising 101 provides a comprehensive overview of fundraising.

This course will cover fundamental fundraising techniques, including:
• Securing individuals as annual donors
• Upgrading and securing major gifts
• Conducting capital campaigns
• Working with trustees, volunteers and CEOs
• Obtaining grant support from foundations, corporations and government sources
• Prospect research
• Planned giving
• Planning successful special events
• Stewardship and reporting
• Operating a successful development office
• Putting together a successful development plan

Monday and Tuesday, November 13 - 14
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

Who should attend?

*Fundraisers new to the development field
*Seasoned development professionals seeking a refresher course in fundraising techniques and skills
* Volunteers, Board members, or development committee members who will gain tools, skills and confidence to support their organization’s fundraising activities
*Trustees and CEOs, who will have a greater understanding of the development function as it relates to the organization’s overall strategic plan, and of their own key role in the development process
*Others integral to the fundraising success of the organization, including development assistants, administrative assistants, receptionists and other support personnel

The faculty consists of eight fundraising professionals who volunteer their time for this important program. They have experience in large and small, local, national and international organizations, schools, universities, hospitals, human services, youth services, historic preservation, churches, museums and the arts. Each faculty member is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and a seasoned educator.

Steven J. Byers, MPA, CFRE
Byers Consulting

Suzanne C. Dell-St. Clair, CFRE
Development Officer
Unity World Headquarters

Kimberly Hinkle, CFRE
Executive Director
Shawnee Mission Education Foundation

J. Stuart Hoffman, CFRE
Alumni Development & Annual Giving Officer
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Jane Lampo, EdD, CFRE
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Diane Marty, MALS, CFRE
Faire Consulting, LLC

Sheila Montgomery, CFRE
Director of Philanthropic Corporate and Foundation Giving
Children's Mercy Hospital

Allison Rickels, CFRE
Executive Director & CEO
FarmHouse Foundation


  • When

  • Monday, November 13, 2017 - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Where

  • The Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
    4801 Rockhill Road
    Kansas City, Missouri 64110

  • Capacity

  • 52 (1 remaining)

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