LUNCHEON+WORKSHOP - Leadership Triangle: Major Gifts and Strategic Fundraising


Earn CEU’s toward your CFRE!

LUNCHEON -  11:30a - 1:30p 
Taking It Up a Notch: Working with the Board to Strengthen Major Gifts

WORKSHOP (optional add-on) to follow Luncheon at 1:45 - 3:45p
Fundraising as a Strategic Priority of the Leadership Triangle

LUNCHEON: Taking It Up a Notch: Working with the Board to Strengthen Major Gifts
The most successful major gifts programs have strong volunteer leadership and engagement – Discover how you can strengthen your major gifts effort by engaging your board! At this session you will learn. Our speaker is Mary Kaufman-Cranney, who brings more than 30 years of experience leading organizations to build their philanthropic capacity. She assists through the cultivation and solicitation process, and trains board members and staff on their roles. 

• “Best practices” for Major Gifts
• Engaging your Board in building your Case for Support
• Involving Volunteers in Building Donor Relationships
• Engaging your Board in making the “Ask”

Learning Outcomes:
• An understanding of trends and issues in nonprofit board development
• Practical tools for prospect development and a rating exercise
• Clear expectations of the roles and responsibilities of a Major Gifts committee

WORKSHOP (optional add-on): Fundraising As a Strategic Priority of the Leadership Triangle
This workshop is directed to not-for-profit Chief Executives, Board Chairs and Chief Development Officers. Is fundraising a strategic priority across your organization??  Is your development officer considered a key leader? Or are investments in fundraising an afterthought? Featuring discussion of the “UnderDeveloped, A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising” report, we’ll discuss critical success factors and optimal dynamics within this leadership triangle.

Learn to:
* Resolve any impediments to shared leadership for fundraising success
* Plan strategically for fundraising growth and investments
* Boost your organization's fundraising performance
* Instill philanthropy as a value across your organization

Thank you to our luncheon sponsor, Jump Cutters!

Luncheon Fees:
$35 AFP Members
$50 Non AFP Members

Workshop Fees: (optional add-on)
$25 AFP Members
$30 Non AFP Members

Join us for the luncheon and workshop! 

*** Please note, a $10 fee will be added to walk-in registrations. To avoid this fee, please register and pay by the RSVP date***



  • When

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    11:30 AM - 3:45 PM

  • Where

  • Biltmore Hotel & Suites
    2151 Laurelwood Road
    Santa Clara, California 95054
    (408) 988-8411

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