The Art and Science of Fundraising
May 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Success in today’s philanthropic landscape demands nonprofit chief executives to perform all fund development functions at the highest level. This half-day interactive seminar provides leaders the skills, knowledge, and confidence to be not only effective solicitors, but thoughtful and strategic development professionals.
This intensive session showcases usable strategies and tactics to dramatically improve fundraising and development success with nonprofits. It provides the tools for you to inspire staff, volunteers, and boards to become active, accomplished participants in identifying, cultivating, securing, and stewarding major gifts. Go well above your annual fund or current campaign to build durable relationships with donors.
Whether you are new to fundraising or an accomplished solicitor, this seminar shares current trends, techniques, and ideas to accelerate your solicitation skills, development goals, and organization’s mission.
Presenter: Daniel Mansoor
Daniel Mansoor is a 30 year veteran of the nonprofit industry. He began his development career at Cornell University, where he earned a B.S. in engineering and an MBA, and advanced to serve as senior vice president at Brandeis University. In 1995, Mansoor founded GoodWorks Group, a nonprofit consultancy and philanthropy advisory firm for national and international clients. Most recently he served as Chief Philanthropy Officer at United Way of Greater Cleveland.
Mansoor is a recognized trainer and presenter on a variety of topics including major gift solicitation, creativity and design in fundraising, the science of giving, and board effectiveness.