Led by Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE, President, Capital
How can you know whether your campaign will succeed?
Whether for "bricks and mortar" or a special project
or program, all major fundraising campaigns face the same challenges.
Many organizations enter into a capital campaign without understanding
the pitfalls that can wait for those who are unprepared for the
intense pace, the public scrutiny and the pressure of meeting the
campaign goal in a timely manner.
If you've never run a major campaign, this will be the most valuable
investment of time and money you'll make this year.
This fast paced session will
guide you through seven areas in which many organizations lose
Is your organization considering a campaign of $500,000
to $10,000,000? If
so, this workshop is for you. Linda
will discuss the problems many campaigns encounter.
Seven Essential Building Blocks to Help You Avoid the
Pitfalls of Capital Campaigns, topics to be addressed:
- Campaign Preparation
- The Campaign and The Overall Development Program
- Campaigns and Special Events
- The Importance of Campaign Materials
- Fair - Share Giving
- The Unnecessary Consultant
presenter, Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE, is a contributing author
to The Fundraising Feasibility Study -- It's Not
About The Money (Wiley and Sons, 2007).
Who Should Attend: Staff, Board Members and Volunteers
-- from any organization that is contemplating a special project
or bricks-and-mortar campaign with a goal of up to $10 million.
About The Speaker: A featured speaker nationwide,
Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE has managed capital campaigns ranging in
size from $175,000 to over $12,000,000 and helped hundreds
of organizations start or improve their development programs.
Linda is one of fewer than 100 people worldwide to hold the Advanced
Certified Fundraising Executive designation (ACFRE). The President
and CEO of Capital
Venture, she was named Eastern Pennsylvania’s “Outstanding
Fundraising Executive of the Year” in 2001. Linda received
this same honor from the Las Vegas Chapter in 2004. In April 2006
she received the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Service to
AFP. A magna cum laude graduate of Alvernia College, Linda is also
a graduate of AFP’s Faculty Training Academy.
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