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Fundraising 101 for Nonprofits

Friday, October 12, 2012  
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This course will introduce the novice fundraiser to the fundamental concepts and techniques of nonprofit fundraising including:

• Reviewing contributed income sources
• Securing individuals as annual donors
• Upgrading and securing major gifts
• Creating a fundraising plan

Individuals new to the development field will learn how to organize and manage fundraising programs, as well as gain basic skills in a variety of techniques that will prepare you for a career in development. Volunteers will find the course to be valuable preparation for solicitation of individuals.

The speaker will be Teresa A. Gregory, CFRE, who is an Assistant Professor at Point Park University’s School of Business in the Sports, Arts & Entertainment Management Program. Additionally, she assists nonprofits in the region achieve their goals through her consulting firm, Pinnacle Fundraising Consultants, LLC. Ms. Gregory has a 25 year track-record as a high-level, results-oriented fundraiser with extensive experience in all aspects of development and nonprofit management. She has been a team leader on campaigns ranging from $200,000 to $40 million working for a wide variety of organizations, including major research universities, professional theatres, museums, as well as small grassroots groups. Ms. Gregory has served as an Adjunct Professor for the Master of Arts Management program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz School of Public Policy. The International Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has granted Teresa the status of a Certified Fundraising Consultant.

The cost to attend this program is $20 per person, which includes a light continental breakfast. Registration is required by calling the Foundation Center at 412-622-6277.

Presented by: Teresa A. Gregory, CFRE
Event fee: $20
Light continental breakfast
Location:
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact:
Foundation Center
(412) 622-6277