Maintain Fundraising Momentum In Today's Economy
63 minutes, including Q & A
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Led by Dr. Robert B. Sharp, Founder, & Linda Garrison,
Vice President, RBSCo, Denver, CO.
In January 2007 Bob Sharp predicted (right here on an
that a global economic meltdown would occur in late 2007 or early
He spoke about the potential impact to non-profits and philanthropy
and where to invest fundraising resources in the face of change.
Two years later, fundraisers who thought Bob
was too pessimistic
are asking for advice.
Learn how to best weather this storm.
A shift, has transformed the classic
rules of fundraising dramatically. It has occured among
high net worth individuals -- and it is quite separate from
the economic meltdown. Many of these folks made big
money from hedge funds, derivatives and the like. Some of them
have lost their collective shirt. But others are still doing very,
- Who's giving, and who's not.
- How to break through the “psychology of scarcity” that impacts your entire donor pool.
- How to keep up fund raising momentum, whether for your annual fund or a major gifts campaign.
- And you’ll discover that certain demographics are actually prospering despite the economy.
Who Should Attend: Development directors, capital
campaign directors, major gift officers, campaign cabinet members,
major gift chairs, anyone contemplating a capital campaign, seeking
major gifts or just trying to weather the storm.
- A new understanding of where – and how – to focus
in both major gift and annual fundraising.
- How to identify the wealthiest of the wealthy within your constituency.
- A new understanding of how to be even more successful with
2 Comments From Bob's 2007 Affinity Seminar:
"Great Seminar! Well worth the time."
Methodist Children's Home
"[Most positive info:] The overall data-driven approach of
how relational capital is the wave of the future. Thanks!"
Student Assistance Foundation
About Bob Sharp:
Dr. Sharp, founder of RBSCo, has more than 25
years of national consulting experience in capital campaigns, annual
funds, endowment campaigns, board and leadership development, and
strategic planning. He has counseled hundreds of nonprofit organizations,
helping them raise millions of dollars in funding for a wide variety
of purposes. He
is recognized as one of the leading fundraising professionals in
In recent years, Bob's firm has taken clients through 20 successful
campaigns, raising more than $695 million.
A frequent guest speaker
at both the local and national levels, he was honored as “Fund
Raising Professional of the Year” by the Association of Fundraising
Dr. Sharp has taught courses in fundraising for the El Pomar Foundation’s
nationally recognized Fellowship Program, where he addresses 21st
century challenges in philanthropy. Bob Sharp is a graduate
of Rutgers University, holds a Masters from Indiana University
and a Doctorate from the University of Wyoming. More . . .
About Linda Garrison:
Associated with RBSCo since 1996, Linda Garrison has
been a fund raising and public relations consultant since the late
1980s. She has worked with dozens of non-profits, including hospitals,
health organizations, colleges, churches and other faith-based
institutions, human service providers, associations and arts organizations,
providing counsel and direct services.
During her award-winning
public relations career, she worked on both the West Coast and
in Colorado. More . . .