Managing the Capital Campaign

New pricing beginning July 1, 2017.
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.


When and where

June 12, 2017June 14, 2017$1,325Full. Please email to be added to the wait list.
July 31, 2017August 2, 2017$1,295Effective July 1: $1,295Register
September 13, 2017September 15, 2017$1,295Effective July 1: $1,295Register
October 16, 2017October 18, 2017$1,295Effective July 1: $1,295Register
March 19, 2018March 21, 2018$1,295Registration opening soon.
April 23, 2018April 25, 2018$1,295Registration opening soon.
June 18, 2018June 20, 2018$1,295Registration opening soon.

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

Class schedule

  • Day 1: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Day 2: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Day 3: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
View the agenda

CEUs/CFRE Education Points

  • 2.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 20.25 CFRE Education Points