The purpose of this training is to help your organization build a sustainable future by increasing the engagement of the Board in an effective fund development program.
A qualified consultant will work with your organization to conduct this training.
Pre-Work: The executive director and other staff involved in fundraising as well as the Board chair and/or Development Chair will spend time in brief preparation with the consultant, including completing a profile of important data to inform the training process.
Board Session: On-site at your organization; takes approximately three hours of the full Board’s time. Many organizations schedule this session in place of a regular Board meeting.
Follow-Up Report and Coaching: After the completion of this training, the organization receives a written report summarizing the process and listing agreed-upon priorities for next steps to strengthen your sustainability. The organization staff can access coaching from the instructor to help address priorities identified in the workshop.
The interactive Board Session will include
Key tools that will be developed to support your organization’s fund development program include
Confidentiality – The process and report are confidential to the organization and WNC Nonprofit Pathways.
Evaluation – Training participants are asked to complete an evaluation form. Additionally, Pathways will follow up to track the extent to which the organization improves and/or changes in response to the learning.
Eligible WNC organizations have a budget over $100,000, two or more paid staff, an active board of directors, and have had their nonprofit status for at least two years.
Western North Carolina Nonprofit Pathways
P.O. Box 7667
Asheville, NC 28802
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