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Fund Development Cohort

The Fund Development Cohort is designed to review, discuss and apply fundraising fundamentals to existing scenarios and/or situations currently being experienced by nonprofits in our community. The course content will by customized based on the topics most useful to the cohort participants, but will include: prospecting, long-term relationship building, solicitations, board engagement, stewardship, communication flow, time management and writing compelling case statements. This cohort is designed for those that have been in fund development positions for at least five years.

The Fund Development Cohort will be led by seasoned Advancement professional, Beth Stoner Wiegand, who has been in the fundraising industry for more than two decades.

The class will be held once per week for six weeks:

Tuesday mornings from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

January 9-February 13, 2018 (1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13)

Tuition: $300*.

*Note that the cost of this class is being partially underwritten by Rotary Charities to support the continued development of the region’s nonprofit professionals.

Please complete application and return it by December 29 to Beth Stoner Wiegand at

Earlier Event: January 8
Community Panel: Systems Practice Course
Later Event: January 24
Foundation Directory Online I - Intro