Elements of Fundraising
an intensive 2-day training for nonprofit leaders
April 21-23, 2021
Scottsdale, AZ
Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas
A graduate-level fundraising training
Grow your development program and achieve success
American Philanthropic’s two-day, intensive training is designed for new nonprofit directors, CEOs, development directors, and fundraising staff, as well as nonprofit leaders looking to brush up on the fundamentals of development. This graduate-level fundraising training helps participants learn how to raise more money for their organizations.
Scottsdale, AZ
Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas
The Elements of Fundraising training is an all-inclusive package that includes two nights at the stylish Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas. Situated in the heart of Downtown Scottsdale, the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas features breathtaking views of Camelback Mountain and is walking distance from Old Town Scottsdale. This remodeled building will play host to the intimate, small-group setting that we foster throughout our training sessions.
American Philanthropic's fundraising experts
In an intimate, small-group setting, our senior consultants will teach you how to find new donors, create a development plan that works, prioritize your fundraising efforts, and cultivate better foundation and major donor relationships. They will be available throughout the training to answer your questions, provide advice and counsel on your particular fundraising challenges, and share their insights and wisdom on ways to help your nonprofit succeed.
Wednesday, April 21
After 4:00pm
Check in at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas
5:15 pm
Meet in the hotel lobby to walk to dinner
Thursday, April 22
8:00 am
Breakfast & Session I
How to Approach Fundraising: The American Philanthropic Way
8:30-9:45 am
Session II
The Quest for Belonging: How Successful Nonprofits Think about Donors
10:00-12:30 pm
Session III
Bringing Donors into the Life of Your Organization: The Principles and Practices of Successful Donor Cultivation
12:30-12:45 pm
12:45-2:00 pm
Lunch & Session IV
What Role Do Your Board and Organizational Leaders Play in Fundraising?
2:00-2:15 pm
2:15-3:30 pm
Session V
How to Effectively Manage Your Foundation Solicitation and Cultivation Program
3:30-4:30 pm
Session VI
Planned Giving
4:30-6:00 pm
30-minute one-on-one consulting sessions with Jeremy Beer or Jeff Cain
6:15 pm
Meet in the hotel lobby to walk to dinner
Friday, April 23
8:30-10:00 am
Breakfast & Session VII
Building Relationships with Major Donors: Identifying, Cultivating, and Closing Major Gifts
10:00-10:15 am
10:15-11:30 am
Session VIII
Development Planning: Strategically Employing Your Limited Resources to Achieve Fundraising Success
11:30-12:30 pm
Session IX
Putting It All Together: Managing a Development Department and Gauging Your Progress
12:30-2:00 pm
Break, Lunch, & Open Q&A
Register now to secure your seat
The number of training participants is limited and can fill up quickly. The cost of $3,000 includes two nights at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas, meals, and a binder full of training materials that you will find yourself turning to again and again. To register and save your spot, click the link below.
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