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How to Develop Fundraising Plans for your Nonprofit

This event is part of the series:
Duke University - Continuing Studies: 2018 Duke Nonprofit Capacity Building Training

May 22, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Resource Development for Nonprofits -- Learn to develop a resource plan for your Nonprofit.  A resource development plan is process focused and used to set sustainability goals and track the progress of nonprofits. Financial resource development includes: outcomes such as the development of collaborative partnerships with different stakeholders; active board members; the cultivation and development of staff and volunteers, and fundraising.    Discuss strategies to engage the community and other stakeholders in building a nonprofit’s capacity.

Learning Objectives  

  1. Understand how to develop a strategic fundraising plan
  2. Identify key steps and processes for planning a nonprofit fund development process
  3. Understand how to assess and evaluate a nonprofits’ capacity to be successful at resource development.  

Bio:  Ruth Peebles, MPA, President and Founder of The INS Group, offers 25+ years of hands-on experience in nonprofit management.  She provides organizational development services to nonprofits, faith-based institutions, and government agencies including:  Grant Writing and Research, Strategic Planning, Strategic Fund Development Planning, Board Development, Resource Development, Executive Coaching, Organizational Assessment and, Project Management Services.