New Structures and Strategies for Board Engagement and Fundraising
Wednesday, July 24
2–3:30 p.m. (ET)
No one joins a board to fail, yet many trustees often come up short in their nonprofit service and their understanding, approach to and success in fundraising for the institution. In this webinar, we will consider new structures and strategies to organize the relationship-building and fundraising work of the board, highlighting specific approaches and case studies from a variety of institutions.
We will discuss how new approaches allow museums to apply the strategies in the development process to models that engage the full board and yield results—and yes, raise money. By organizing the critical work, regularly engaging trustees in problem solving and educating them about the opportunities presented through fundraising, the work of building more sustainable museums can begin.
Who Should Attend
CEOs/directors, trustees, development directors and staff
How Will I Benefit?
After participating in this program, attendees will be better able to:
- Involve the board in the most important work and critical issues facing the museum
- Include the board in the full development process to meet institutional needs
- Introduce a more collaborative approach to the work for executive directors and trustees and development staff
- Design board work as discrete projects that are both manageable and fruitful
- Create expectations, reports and infrastructure to keep the board informed on the work of the board and progress toward board goals
All live webinars feature text chat, audience interactivity, closed-captioning and access to presentation handouts and other resources. All webinars are recorded and archived for later on-demand access.
- Anita Nowrey Durel, CFRE, independent consultant, Durel Consulting Partners, member of the Qm2 Community of Consultants
- Putter Bert, executive director, KidsQuest Museum, Bellevue, Wash.
- Casey Steadman, chair, Leadership and Management Network
- Greg Stevens, assistant director, professional development, American Alliance of Museums, Washington, D.C.
- Adam La Faci, field producer, LearningTimes, LLC, New York
You will receive a registration confirmation email within 24 hours. Webinar access instructions will be sent via email closer to the live event.
For more program-related information, contact Greg Stevens.
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