Larry Elle 
Professional Development Collaborative, Inc. 


Friday November 14, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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Career Source Career Center, Third Floor 
186 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Major Gifts Fundraising Campaigns 

WHEN: Friday, November 14 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WHERE: Career Source Career Center, 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge, MA., Third Floor, in the Fresh Pond Shopping Center, near the Alewife T Station.  Free parking available.

Cost: $49.00

People with the skills to run a successful Annual Fundraising Campaign and obtain Major Gifts are in-demand. These are important skills for anyone interested in or working in the non-profit world.

In this workshop you will learn how to manage a successful Annual Campaign that leads to successful long-term donors. What makes a donation a ‘major gift’?  Learn what a major gift is and the information gathering process leading up to the ‘ask’ for a major donation.

This workshop is  crucial for professionals transitioning from corporate America into non-profit fundraising, for volunteers taking a more active role in fundraising, for Board members interested in making a bigger impact at their 501(c)(3), and for job seekers desiring to break into non-profits.

Participants Will Learn the Following:

  • The nuances of an Annual Campaign
  • Characteristics of a major gift
  • How to ‘ask’ for a major gift            
  • How to steward donors

PRESENTER: Sunny Stich is a development professional with over sixteen years of proven results helping non-profit agencies increase capacity. She has helped over 50 organizations actualize their mission through a gamut of services, including securing federal, state, private, corporate and foundation grants for amounts up to $1.5 million; developing and managing major donor initiatives for amounts up to $500,000; leading capital campaigns for amounts up to $2.5 million; and managing fundraising events to include alumni cultivation events, annual meetings, award ceremonies, donor recognition luncheons, concerts and galas. Ms Stich is a creative and enthusiastic innovator who is able to create opportunities for organizations that have resulted in millions of dollars raised.

 The Professional Development Collaborative, Inc. is a non-profit education and training center for professionals in transition who are seeking to grow their skills and utilize their expertise in a professional setting.  Subject matter experts with in-demand skills provide affordable training, while businesses and organizations offer collaborative work opportunities and employment alliances.  The vision of the PDC is to create an organization that grows the skills of highly motivated professionals, and in turn, is an aid to the New England economy. We welcome your help as volunteers, trainers, or employed professionals open to mentoring other professionals.

Register online and reserve your seat Now.  Workshop size is limited to 30.  Registration ends 9:00am November 14, 2014 or when workshop is full.  If paying by check your check must be received by November 10, 2014.  We are not responsible for lost, delayed, or misdirected mail.  Sorry, no checks at the door.  Major credit cards accepted via PayPal. You do NOT need a PayPal account or registration to use PayPal.  Refunds are subject to a $10 cancellation fee.

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