Friday, October 16, 2009

Fundraising Training Offered For Area Nonprofits

The Duke Nonprofit Management Training program is offering the class “Grassroots Fundraising” with instructor Ruth Peebles on Thursday November 10 at 9:00 AM at The Nature Conservancy offices at Nags Head Woods. The class will run until 4:00 PM with an hour lunch break.
Perfect for the newcomer to fundraising, this course will take you through the most effective and successful methods of raising money. You will discover the nuts and bolts ideas and activities to help you fundraise. Learn about current trends in giving, annual giving programs, direct mail, prospecting new donors, and managing your donor base. You will be guided from "the ask" to the acknowledgment and will find that fundraising is a simple process anyone can learn.
Ruth Peebles, MPA has more than 18 years of hands-on-experience in nonprofit management, fundraising and development. She is the Founder and President of The INS Group (Innovative Nonprofit Solutions) providing consulting services for nonprofits, educational institutions, and faith-based institutions nationally.
The class fee is $98 and a $7 materials fee. Scholarships are available through the Outer Banks Community foundation.
Additional information including registration information is available at or from Bob Muller at 252-207-5287. The Duke program will also offer the class Grant Proposals: Planning for Positive Results with instructor Amy Montgomery on Thurs. Nov 22.

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