Title of Presentation: Power Fundraising for Your Local Group
Date & Time: Friday, May 31, 9:00 am
Location: Del Mar
Presentation Summary: Join us for an information-packed seminar on fundraising for your local group! Whether you are just getting started or are an experienced veteran, you will find something new to take back to your group and use right away. We will discuss best practices for fundraising at your regular meetings, special events and charitable campaigns. Learn more about the philosophy of giving and why members and donors will give to your group or cause. Discuss tips on how to communicate, how to ask for money and how to deal with those in your group that may make your fundraising job more challenging. This session will put that fun back into your fundraising efforts and get your creative energy flowing!
Biography: As president of Triangle Freethought Society in Raleigh, NC, Harry Shaughnessy has shown his creativity and enthusiasm for doing whatever is necessary to garner that next donation, has been able to bring in nationally known speakers, hold successful parties and events, rally for important causes and build a net reserve of funds that makes planning future events much easier. His local Foundation Beyond Belief fundraising team for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society reached their goal of top local team and a $5,000 award. Harry is also president of Relevant CRM, a software consulting firm that he founded in 1993.