An Invitation to the December 2016 Meeting & Luncheon
Online Registration Closes on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Noon.
You must register online by this time for a discount.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
10:30-11:30 a.m., Advancing Fundraising Fundamentals Seminar
11:30 - Noon, Networking
Noon - 1:30 p.m., Luncheon & Presentation
$49 for Members
$39.00 if registered by Friday, December 9, 2016 at Noon
$59 for Non-Members
$49.00 if registered by Friday, December 9, 2016 at Noon
Location: William Lyon Homes Center for Scouting, 1211 East Dyer Road, Santa Ana, CA 92705
What Would You Do? A Fresh Look at Ethics in Fundraising
Too often, those of us in the fundraising profession look at ethics in ways that trap us into an old style of thinking. In many cases, we’re afraid to talk about ethics in a meaningful way or in the context of today’s environment unless it’s absolutely required. And sometimes, we might not even realize we’re crossing an ethical line. “What Would You Do? A Fresh Look at Ethics in Fundraising” will address a number of important topics related to ethics, including public perception, what donors want, ethical issues and dilemmas, and explore interesting and informative case studies. Join this fresh look at ethics, framed in a positive way so that we can continue to thrive raising money.
Claudia Looney brings more than 50 years of experience in nonprofit development and management. She is Senior Consultant to CCS Fundraising. Formerly, she served as the Senior Vice President of Development at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In addition to managing fundraising activities, she oversaw the Hospital’s Capital Campaign that raised more than $1.03 billion. Additional campaign experience includes a $125 million campaign for Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, the $60 million campaign for the California Institute of Arts, a $20 million CalArts earthquake renewal campaign, and the $20 million campaign for the Women’s Hospital at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center.
Claudia began her career with the YWCA of North Orange County, and Assistant Executive Director of the Golden State and Los Angeles Councils of Camp Fire Boys and Girls, prior to her focus on healthcare, the arts and higher education.
Claudia was named 1994 Fundraiser of the Year for Orange County, 1996 Fundraiser of the Year for Los Angeles County, and YWCA’s Woman of Distinction for Orange County in 1994. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of AFP Orange County Chapter. Claudia received her BA from California State University, Fullerton.
Christopher K. Looney, Principal and Managing Director of CCS Fundraising, was born into fundraising as the son of two of Orange County’s most respected development professionals. Now in his 18th year with CCS, he is responsible for managing the firm’s operations in Southern California. Chris has assisted several hundred organizations, large and small, in raising hundreds of millions of dollars. Increasing the capacity of his clients to provide more of their mission is what fuels Chris’ passion for his work. He serves a diverse portfolio of nonprofit clients – schools and universities, hospitals, museums, symphonies, social service agencies and faith-based communities.
Chris recently served on the Board of the AFP International Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Orange County Chapter. A graduate of Princeton University, he is the former President of the Princeton Club of Orange County and a current member of the Princeton Alumni Council. He recently founded Dads for Daughters with Girls Incorporated of Orange County. He represents CCS on the Boards of the Giving Institute and Giving USA Foundation.
Talking Your Way to Fundraising Success
Fundraising is all about building relationships. You read and hear this phrase a million times in the field of philanthropy – “build relationships”, “build relationships”. But the “how to” is a lot harder to get clear direction about. In this session, we will talk about how to have compelling conversations with prospective donors, and current donors. How do you connect the mission of your organization with their philanthropic interests? What are the words you use? We’ll talk about how to have those compelling conversations and we’ll practice becoming fluent in fundraising, and how to talk your way to fundraising success.
Janet Levine started her consulting company in 2007 after almost 20 years as an advancement professional in the nonprofit sector. Formerly, she was Vice President of Advancement at CSU-Dominguez Hills. She served as Dean, External Relations for Pasadena City College and Executive Director of the Foundation at El Camino College. She also held senior development positions at the University of Oregon, Reason Foundation and USC.
Janet’s practice focuses on helping nonprofit agencies increase their ability to raise funds. She develops and implements fundraising plans, provides counsel for endowment and capital campaigns, conducts staff and Board training to help people become more effective fundraisers and ambassadors for their organization.
Janet teaches courses in nonprofit management, fundraising and Board development for the Center for Nonprofit Management, Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership, and the Fundraising Certificate Program at UCLA. She is co-author of Compelling Conversations, Talk Your Way to Success with Donors and Funders, available at Amazon.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:30 AM - 1:30 PMPacific Time
The William Lyon Homes Center for Scouting1211 East Dyer RoadSanta Ana, California 92705
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