To strengthen philanthropy in Martin & St. Lucie Counties through professional development & ethical fundraising practices
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. And we’ll see how those trends will demand new tactics if fundraisers are to connect with donors in the future and secure funding to propel their organization’s mission.
At the end of this session, participants will:
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
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. In 1999 she established a consulting firm to serve the needs of those who serve the common good: nonprofit institutions, donors and civic leaders. She is a frequent speaker at local, regional and national conferences. She chairs the editorial review board for Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy, the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. She is a member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals and was named the Central Ohio Chapter's "Fundraising Professional of the Year" in 2007.