Which Fundraising Tools Are Right for You?

Examine fundraising tools that can take your efforts to the next level.

With Karen Jenkins, Development4Good, LLC

You have a solid background in fundraising and understand trends in philanthropy. Your organization appreciates the long view that builds on relationships thoughtfully, strategically and creatively so they grow deeper every year. In this hands-on workshop, examine fundraising tools that can take your efforts to the next level, such as:

  • Maximizing your annual appeal.
  • How to create and expand your donor base.
  • Corporate connections.
  • How and when to seek grants will be covered.
  • The pros and cons of special events.
  • Resources available to assist you in exploring fundraising options.

Karen Jenkins is the Managing Principal for Development4Good, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in fundraising, public affairs and board development for NGOs and nonprofit organizations with an international focus. She has lived and worked in Zambia, Kenya and England. Jenkins is a partner with Social Venture Partners-CT and a founding board member of the New Haven Coalition for Active Transportation. She is an appointed member of the New Haven Historic District Commission and previously served as chair of the Mayor's Taskforce on Bike Education in New Haven. Previous board service includes chair of the Board of Directors of the League of American Bicyclists and chair of the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition. Board membership has included the New Brunswick (NJ) Ciclovia, International Education Research Foundation, Model UN/HBCU of the United Nations Association and Minnesota International Health Volunteers. A League Cycling Instructor, she received her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law and an M.A. in International Relations from Yale University. Her undergraduate work was at Fisk University.
Fee: $15; Registration required.

Presented in cooperation with the Guilford Foundation and the Branford Community Foundation.
Questions? Please contact Stephanie Chung at 203-777-7077.

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