- Frustrated with board members saying that they’ll help – only to see nothing happen?
- Tired of fundraising being an afterthought at board meetings?
- Waiting for the day when others will be as excited about fundraising as you once were?
Fundraising success depends on many critical factors, not the least of which is having a collaborative approach to the fundraising process. In this presentation, we’ll explore the theories and concepts you need to understand to effectively engage your board by building a collaborative approach within your organization.
Learning Objectives in this Recorded Training:
- Recognize primary barriers to boards members becoming more engaged in fundraising
- Identify the five different bodies of knowledge you will need to be familiar with
- Learn more about a successful framework to implement with your board to begin the development of a collaborative approach
About Your Trainer:
Kirsten Bullock, CFRE, MBA is an author, speaker and fundraising consultant who works with entrepreneurial nonprofit leaders to help them involve more people in their organizations and raise the money they need. She earned her designation as a Certified Fund Raising Executive in 2002. Since 1995, Kirsten has worked with health care organizations, social service providers, national and local ministries, and international membership associations. These have included organizations such as AIDS Interfaith Ministries of Kentuckiana, Presbyterian Women National Offices, Community Health Centers, Inc. and the Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation.Kirsten is currently serving as immediate past president of the Association for Fundraising Professionals Greater Louisville Chapter. She is an AFP Master Trainer and has presented for the Indiana Library Federation, Business First (Louisville), Kairos Prison Ministry International, Steward’s Staff and Boys and Girls Clubs of America. In addition, she is the author of Simple Steps to Growing Your Donors and is the general editor of and a contributing author to The Essential Fundraising Handbook for Small Nonprofits.
Kirsten is a licensed fundraising consultant in Kentucky. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and a Master’s of Business Administration. When not working to equip and empower people in the nonprofit sector, Kirsten sculpts, is attempting to learn to speak Danish and enjoys living in historic New Albany, Indiana with her husband Rob.