PULLMAN: The 6 Superpowers of a Small Shop Fundraiser

The 6 Superpowers of a Small Shop Fundraiser

1:00pm - 5:00pm (1:00pm - 1:30pm - Arrival and networking)

Do you find yourself constantly juggling your fundraising responsibilities with 64 other tasks for your mission? Raising money in a small nonprofit can feel overwhelming sometimes, but the truth is you have 6 superpowers that fundraisers in bigger organizations would LOVE to have! You just need to recognize and unleash them -- even when it means you break some commonly held fundraising rules. Uncover your superpowers and learn how to avoid the small shop fundraisers’ kryptonite.

This workshop is designed for small nonprofits trying to raise money in rural areas. Both board members and staff will get what they need to start raising more money right away. Participants will leave with concrete next steps and a lot more confidence to raise money for their mission.


Waddell & Reed Donor Appreciation Dinner

5:30pm - 8:00pm (5:30pm - 6:15pm - Nonprofit Showcase)

Following the workshop, nonprofits are invited to stay for a community reception and dinner, hosted and underwritten by Waddell & Reed, celebrating donors, nonprofits, W&R clients, and friends who together make Whitman and Latah counties vibrant communities. Nonprofits will have the chance to exhibit from 5:30pm to 6:15pm, sharing information with donors and the community. Dinner and Introductory by Lori Dorsey, SVP Ivy Investments, of our keynote speaker, Scott Zimmer, who will talk about generational giving. Special recognition and gratitude to the winners of three public service awards.


About the Presenter

Sarah BrooksSarah Brooks, Methow Conservancy and Advancement Northwest

Sarah joined the Methow Conservancy in the spring of 2004 and now serves as the Associate Director, overseeing the organization's fundraising efforts and financial management. She was honored to be the Campaign Director for the Methow Conservancy's successful $20 million Imagine the Methow Capital Campaign for Conservation. Sarah has a master's degree in public administration from the University of Washington and an undergraduate degree from Carleton College. She serves on the board of Advancement Northwest, the regional chapter for the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Sarah is one of our state's leading experts on how to raise money in rural areas.



  • When

  • Thursday, November 9, 2017
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Pacific Time

  • Where

  • SEL Event Center
    1825 Schweitzer Drive
    Pullman, WA 99163

Thank You to Our Partners

Presented by Washington Nonprofits in partnership with the Inland Northwest Community Foundation, and Waddell & Reed.

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