Managing the Capital Campaign

Build your fundraising skills to build your next building. Learn the five phases of a successful capital campaign that will help you design a visionary goal with a specific timeline, engage your board and involve your community – all while avoiding costly mistakes and maintaining your current funding.

Certificates:

When and where

LocationDatePriceRegistration
March 19, 2018March 21, 2018$1,295Register
April 23, 2018April 25, 2018$1,295Register
June 18, 2018June 20, 2018$1,295Register
August 6, 2018August 8, 2018$1,295Register
September 12, 2018September 14, 2018$1,295Register
October 10, 2018October 12, 2018$1,295Register

Course Details

The class is three days in length.

Day 1: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Day 2: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Day 2: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

View the class agenda.

The city name located next to each course date is a hyperlink. Please click on the city name for further details and recommended hotel accommodations. Registrants will receive complete course logistical information upon registration.

Full participation in many of The Fund Raising School’s courses fulfill education point requirements for Category 1.B-Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Managing the Capital Campaign qualifies for 20.25 CFRE Education Points/Hours.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION NOTE: Tuition payment is due before the class begins and may be paid by credit card, check, or purchase order. All cancellations and transfers are subject to an administrative fee of $275.

The Fund Raising School and its faculty assume a baseline knowledge of the concepts and terminology from “Principles & Techniques of Fundraising” in teaching this course.

You’ll learn how to

  • Determine your organization’s readiness for capital fundraising
  • Plan a capital campaign from preparation to celebration
  • Develop and use gift range charts as planning, involvement, and evaluation tools
  • Enlist and motivate the right volunteer leadership for your capital campaign
  • Conduct prospect research that helps to determine gift capacity
  • Integrate capital fundraising in your development program

You’ll also learn

  • The role of capital fundraising in your development program
  • Current trends in fundraising
  • Effective use of a consultant

What you’ll receive

  • An easy-to-use, comprehensive study guide for future reference
  • “Best practices” advice on capital campaigns
  • A checklist for gauging internal readiness for capital fundraising
  • Marketing tools to assess campaign feasibility
  • Exercises in goal setting
  • Tips for involving volunteers