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St. Norbert College to sponsor AFP webconference "A Blueprint for Fundraising Success in Any Economy: Creating a Sustainable, Comprehensive Development Model"

From St. Norbert College, July 15, 2009
by Mike Counter,, (920) 403-3089

St. Norbert College is sponsoring the following AFP web conference: "A Blueprint for Fundraising Success in Any Economy: Creating a Sustainable, Comprehensive Development Model"

Based on experiences gained and lessons learned during a career that spans five decades, Kent Dove will describe and detail a comprehensive, integrated development model that has allowed numerous nonprofits to create programs that have grown exponentially and been able to sustain that growth over time. Dove will present a blend of fundraising basics and cutting edge trends on changes in donor attitudes. Learn how to apply techniques to build solid relationships with donors that provide annual, special major, planned and capital gifts over time and permit nonprofits to maximize their private giving potential.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

11:45-12:00 Networking
12:00-1:30 Web conference, lunch will be provided
1:30-2:00 Group discussion

Location: The Kress Inn conference room (located on the corner of Grant and Third, across from the F.K. Bemis Conference Center). Parking is available in the Kress Inn parking lot. For additional information or directions to the Kress Inn please visit For a campus map please visit

Cost: $30 (includes lunch)

Registration: The deadline to register for this web conference is Thursday, July 16, 2009 at 4 p.m. Register using our online registration form at Visa, MasterCard or check are accepted. If you pay by check, your invoice will be attached to your confirmation. Please bring your check with a copy of your invoice with you to the webconference.

Target audience: This web conference is intended for all levels of professionals.

Learning objectives:
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

1. model a comprehensive program that will provide sustainable fundraising success
2. build a new culture of giving for the 21st Century
3. suggest at least three key things (in each area) you can do today to ensure sustainable success going forward
4. build and maintaining a continuous lifetime giving program

They will also learn about:

1. CASE stating process
2. Annual Fund
3. Major Gifts/Planned Giving
4. Communications/P.R./Marketing

At the close of the event, participants will be equipped to share at least one idea they can implement tomorrow at work.

About the presenter: Kent Dove, CFRE is the senior vice president of development at the Indiana University Foundation. Dove has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses as a member of the IU faculty and has served more than 100 nonprofits as a consultant and coach including institutions of higher education, hospitals and health care centers and community based nonprofits. He also is the author of the acclaimed Dove on Fundraising series, published by Jossey-Bass.

Please note that due to financial obligations incurred by St. Norbert College, no refunds will be issued for cancellations; however substitute persons are welcome to attend.