Upcoming Events 2017-08-28T10:26:48+00:00

Upcoming Events

  • Wed
    20
    Sep
    2017
    11:45 am - 1:30 pmThe Renaissance Asheville Hotel | 31 Woodfin Street, Asheville

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    Adapting for Dollars | Fundraising Across Generations

    Each generation is philanthropic, but there are clearly differences in how they give, how they think about giving, and how they want to be engaged.

    Hank Dunbar, Manager of the Charitable and Philanthropic Group at First Citizens Bank will offer an overview of those generational differences and provide key characteristic and habits for charitable giving.

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  • Thu
    21
    Sep
    2017
    8:00 am - 10 amCatawba Valley Community College Small Business Center | 2601 21st St Dr SE, Hickory

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    Building a High Revenue Major Gift Program | The 5 Major Hurdles that are Holding you Back and How to Overcome Them

    Back by popular demand, the previously sold out wake-up workshop "Building a High Revenue Major Gift Program: The 5 Major Hurdles that are Holding you Back and How to Overcome Them" will replay in Hickory, followed by discussion.

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    Time: 8 to 10 a.m.
    Program Fee: $10, includes handouts, CFRE credits, and a facilitated discussion

  • Wed
    04
    Oct
    2017
    7:30 am - 9:00 amHilton Biltmore Park | 43 Town Square Blvd, Asheville

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    Executive Director Program | Deliver Persuasive Presentations

    Join other area Executive Directors October 4 for networking, breakfast buffet and tips to sharpen your presentation style. This program is for Executive Directors only.

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  • Thu
    05
    Oct
    2017
    8:30 am - 10 amLenoir-Rhyne University | 36 Montford Avenue Room 316, Asheville

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    Metrics Matter | How to Measure and Grow Major Gifts

    Join us to learn what and how to measure, as well as set how to set appropriate long and short term goals for your major gift program.

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  • Wed
    18
    Oct
    2017
    9:30 am - 2:30 pmWarren Wilson College Gladfelter Student Center | Swannanoa

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    Each year, foundations and nonprofits throughout the state gather for a "career-fair" style event that serves as an opportunity for foundations and nonprofits to have quick interactions and learn more about each others' funding needs and interests. Participating nonprofits and foundations both have found it useful to learn more about one other.

     

  • Thu
    02
    Nov
    2017
    8:30 am - 10 amLenoir-Rhyne University | 36 Montford Avenue Room 316, Asheville

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    What Does Your Employer Want? Aligning the Boss’s Expectations with the Realities of Fundraising

    Join us for a look at what some top leaders had to say and learn how it impacts you, your career and your organization. The session will end with a discussion on how to educate employers on the role fundraising should play in their organization, how to manage expectations, and how to communicate to employers what it is that fundraisers need to carry out their jobs effectively.

    Nancy Racette, founding partner and Chief Operating Officer of Development Resources, inc.(DRi), is an accomplished fundraiser and consultant who has successfully partnered with a wide variety of non-profit organizations throughout her career.

  • Thu
    07
    Dec
    2017
    8:30 am - 10 amLenoir-Rhyne University | 36 Montford Avenue Room 316, Asheville

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    Why Today’s Tactic Won’t Work with Tomorrow’s Donors

    In this session, we’ll drill into charitable data such as the Giving USA numbers and other recent research to better understand the trends effecting donors and fundraisers.

    Laura MacDonald is president of Benefactor Group and a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) with more than 25 years experience in nonprofit leadership, fundraising and philanthropy.