Fund Development in Nonprofits (Fall 2021)

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Fundraising is one of, if not the most important activities in a nonprofit organization. In order to finance programs and services, fundraising is an essential component of how nonprofits remain financially sustainable. In this comprehensive training, you will learn about the fundraising pyramid, learn the elements of an effective fundraising strategy, and gain the essential knowledge and skills you will need as you engage in fundraising in a career in nonprofit leadership.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:
  • Understand the process for building a case for support for your nonprofit
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of the board in supporting a nonprofit’s fundraising efforts.
  • Explain the key pieces of an effective fundraising program including annual giving, major giving, and planned giving
  • Learn the different types of grants, types of grant funders and elements of a grant proposal
  • Learn about elements of an annual giving program, including direct marketing, grants, events, and corporate giving.
  • Explore the role of major giving and planned giving programs in a nonprofit organization
  • Know the importance of donor stewardship and recognition

    About the Presenter:



    Chris Baiocchi, CFRE, MAOL is the Chief Development Officer for Project access, leading a team responsible for fundraising, marketing, and volunteer services to support family service centers across the country. Chris has more than 20 years of fundraising experience, including special events, annual giving, grants, corporate giving, faith giving, and individual giving. He has worked with nonprofit teams in both direct fundraising and communications roles alongside organizations such as Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, St. Joseph Hospital, Chapman University, and MIND Research Institute. Chris earned a bachelor’s in English from Chapman University, a master’s in Organizational Leadership from Brandman University, and completed the USC Nonprofit Resilient Leaders and Capacity Building Program. He and his family live in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

    Cancellation Policy

    As a courtesy to our trainers, all cancellations must be made by phone or email at least 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund. No refunds will be given for late cancellations or no-shows for any course. For organizations with an Annual Learning Subscription, cancellations made past the 48-hour grace period will result in a $25 late cancellation fee. If you do not cancel your registration and miss the training, you will be charged a $50 no-show fee.

Purchase $100 / Non-Member

Fund Development in Nonprofits (Fall 2021)

Course Sessions:

  • Instructor/Facilitator: Chris Baiocchi
  • 11/25/2021
  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Timezone: Pacific Standard Time
  • Location: https://zoom.us/j/99631214327?pwd=ZUZlNnhkUndrc2RpbXdJK3BCUmluUT09 | Passcode: 567510
  • Maximum Seats: 25
  • Available Seats: 25