QuickBooks for Nonprofits
8:30 am08:30

QuickBooks for Nonprofits

  • NMC University Center

Learn more about QuickBooks for Nonprofits and how to use it as effectively and efficiently as possible for your organization’s business operations, fundraising and planning. The session will offer a “beyond the basics” overview as well as QB tips and tricks. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and examples from your own nonprofits, and are welcome to submit questions or topics requests in advance.

This session is designed for entry to intermediate-level users of QuickBooks.

Instructors: Cindy Blaum, CPA, QuickBooks ProAdvisor & Kelly LaLonde, CPA, QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth


The Fund Raising School: Managing the Capital Campaign
May 10

The Fund Raising School: Managing the Capital Campaign

  • NMC University Center

Build your fundraising skills to build your next building. Learn the five phases of a successful capital campaign that will help you design a visionary goal with a specific timeline, engage your board and involve your community – all while avoiding costly mistakes and maintaining your current funding.

The Fund Raising School and its faculty assume a baseline knowledge of the concepts and terminology from “Principles & Techniques of Fundraising” in teaching this course.

You’ll learn how to

  • Determine your organization’s readiness for capital fundraising
  • Plan a capital campaign from preparation to celebration
  • Develop and use gift range charts as planning, involvement, and evaluation tools
  • Enlist and motivate the right volunteer leadership for your capital campaign
  • Conduct prospect research that helps to determine gift capacity
  • Integrate capital fundraising in your development program

You’ll also learn

  • The role of capital fundraising in your development program
  • Current trends in fundraising
  • Effective use of a consultant

What you’ll receive

  • An easy-to-use, comprehensive study guide for future reference
  • “Best practices” advice on capital campaigns
  • A checklist for gauging internal readiness for capital fundraising
  • Marketing tools to assess campaign feasibility
  • Exercises in goal setting
  • Tips for involving volunteers

Class schedule

  • Day 1: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Day 2: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Day 3: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

This course will be led by The Fund Raising School Faculty members: Ernie Vargo, CFRE, President & CEO, Eskenazi Health Foundation and Paula Jenkins, CFRE, Vice President of Development, Indiana University Foundation.