Date: June 7th
Time: 1:00-2:00pm ET

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Non-Members = $0
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Laurie Ballard


Surviving & Thriving As a Small Fundraising Shop: Driving Action & Creating Manageable Solutions

Those of us that have the experience of managing a small fundraising shop understand the shifting priorities, multiple hats, and relentless pace of managing multiple projects. The world right now for all of us, right! But let's also examine what we do well - we are highly competent strategic thinkers, well rounded professionals, and deep relationship experts. Let's take our strengths and create a manageable working strategy to secure revenue, showcase the uniqueness of our organization's mission, and maintain our self worth and sanity!

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess your systems and fund development plan (or develop one) to improve outcomes
  • Learn ways to engage other key staff and volunteers in mission driven activities
  • Build manageable multi-channel fundraising initiatives
  • Learn how other small shops are experiencing success

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Course Format

This course will be conducted live via webinar format. The webinar will include a slideshow presentation and text chat capabilities. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions and interact with the presenter(s). We encourage all participants to invite other colleagues and co-workers to this training.

Note: A recording of this presentation will be available at no cost for Society members only.

About the Presenter(s)

Laurie Ballard is the Founder/Principal of LMB Development Consulting, a consulting company located in the Capital Region of NYS, that supports nonprofit organizations in identifying, developing and implementing short- and long-term strategies that promote growth and build long-term sustainability. Laurie has 25 years' experience in the nonprofit sector. She has held a range of Executive and Senior level positions throughout her career and understands the day-to-day challenges faced by nonprofits in managing day to day operations, recruiting and retaining a diverse pool of staff and Board members, building relationships, and securing revenue. She has effectively developed tools and strategies in meeting these challenges. Throughout her career, Laurie has designed a successful development approach that has resulted in the securing of numerous national, state, and federal grants, major gifts, and community partnerships. Laurie's work includes Strategic Planning, Capacity Building, Leadership and Board Coaching and Development, and Strategic Fundraising and Communications.

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