Certificates: Non Certificate Course
When and where
|Virtual classroom||May 18, 2022–June 8, 2022||$990||Closed|
With each staff person registration, a complimentary board member registration is included. The registration form will have space for you to enter your board member's name.
Virtual Class Schedule
The virtual class is four days in length and hosted using the Zoom platform.
Day 1 (May 18, 2022): 2 p.m - 5 p.m. Eastern time
Day 2 (May 25, 2022): 2 p.m - 5 p.m. Eastern time
Day 3 (June 1, 2022): 2 p.m - 5 p.m. Eastern time
Day 4 (June 8, 2022): 2 p.m - 5 p.m. Eastern time
Introductions & Expectations
Definitions: Philanthropy, Developing, Fundraising
The Current Charitable Giving Landscape
The Roles and Responsibilities of the Board
The Top Ten Responsibilities of All Board Members
A Focus on Fundraising & 100 % Board Giving
Recruiting an Outstanding Board of Directors
The Board Skills Chart
How to Identify and Meet Potential Board Members
Bylaw Basics - Term Limits & Other Essentials
Board Meetings & Effective Fundraising
How to Structure a Productive Board Meeting
The Role of Committees
Why this Matters for Fundraising
Fundraising Tools & Techniques - What Board Members Need to Know
The 14-step Fundraising Cycle
The Fundraising Plan
The Fundraising Pyramid
The Gift Range Chart
Developing a Prospect List of Individual Donors
Understanding Fundraising from Foundations
Understanding Fundraising from the Business Sector
Making the Philanthropic Request
Supporting Board Member Fundraising
The Board's Role in Stewardship
How Can Staff Best Support Board Member Fundraising?
Board & Staff: Moving Forward & Fundraising Together
- CFRE Education Points
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.
Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising qualifies for 12 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.
As a result of this class, participants will:
- Communicate and demonstrate board and staff responsibilities to the organization
- Understand what needs to be prepared and in place for board members
- Review and adapt tools and strategies to recruit, train, mentor, and redirect board members to support overall fundraising