Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 4:00 PM EST

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Nonprofit Works offices 
112 Spring Street
Lower-level "Boiler Room" conference space
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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Maureen Yee 
Nonprofit Works 
(518) 257-2377 

New! Getting Started with Major Gifts

4-day training: Nov. 5, 12, 19, and 26, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.


Major gifts are the least expensive way to fundraise, and one of the most fulfilling for donors. Major-gift development is about building relationships, involving prospects and donors in your organization, and collaborating to find solutions to pressing issues.

In a series of four consecutive three-hour weekly sessions, instructor Maureen Yee will walk participants through the steps of:

  • Determining what constitutes a major gift at your organization
  • Identifying and qualifying major gift prospects
  • Soliciting a major gift
  • Stewarding major gift donors
  • Building the donor pipeline
  • Measuring success

Whether you’re an emerging fundraiser with some responsibility for larger gifts, or an experienced development professional newly tasked with them, finding time and knowing where to start are often the biggest obstacles to raising major gifts. Let Nonprofit Works help you jumpstart your efforts!

Note: This training assumes participants have previous experience in direct mail and/or event solicitation.

Cost: $400 for four three-hour workshops. Includes course materials, refreshments, and parking. Inquire about group discounts. Advance registration required.

Instructor: Maureen Yee has 25 years of experience in multiple aspects of fund development and philanthropy, most recently as a major gifts officer for Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, NY. She is a founder and past president of the Grant Professionals Association’s Hudson-Mohawk Chapter, was a board member of Women in Development of Northeastern New York, and a past member of the Gift Planning Group of Northeastern New York.

For more information about Nonprofit Works' new major gifts training and consulting services — including attending and / or hosting a major gifts training in your city — contact Maureen at maureen@nonprofitworks.com or call (518) 581-8841.