Wednesday, August 30, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CDT

It is not enough to simply know how to ask. It is crucial that you have the right team equipped with the right information and support. Board members can be highly effective at engaging in fundraising if we remove the misconceptions around “what does it mean” and how it is unlikely we will ever see a ceiling to what can be raised!

What you will learn:

  • The philanthropic landscape and why this is important to you.
  • What is the actual fundraising process?
  • What does an effective “pitch” look like?
  • How to create a board that can effectively fundraise.

Presenter: Dave Sternberg is a founding partner of Loring, Sternberg & Associates and has considerable experience in nonprofit board development and governance work. He is a member of the faculty at The Lilly School of Philanthropy at Indiana University’s Fund Raising School, where he teaches Building the Annual Fund, Marketing for Fundraising, Managing the Capital Campaign, Principles and Techniques, Major Gifts; as well as numerous customized training programs nationally and internationally.

In 2006, he authored the course Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising in cooperation with BoardSource. Dave is also a Senior Governance Consultant for BoardSource and is the only person in America to be affiliated with both the Lilly School of Philanthropy and BoardSource.

From 2005-2016, Dave designed and lead the Annenberg Foundation’s Alchemy Program. This cohort-based program brought CEOs and Board Chairs together to learn the fundamentals of board governance and fundraising through direct training and offered strategies for change.

Dave is active in the Association of Fundraising Professionals Indiana Chapter. He served two terms as the Vice President of Programs (1999, 2000) and served as the chapter President in 2001. Dave can be seen speaking nationally for the YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs and at the BoardSource Leadership Forum.

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