take the pain out of your capital campaign

Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do It!

8 Lessons / $429 / Approved for 7.5 CFRE Hours

This course brought to you by Linda Lysakowski.

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What do think of when you hear the words, “capital campaign?” The Pain part? The mystery of rocket science? The disruption of your daily fundraising efforts? In this eight-lesson course, we’ll take the pain out of your campaign and give you everything you need to know. In this course you will learn:

  • How to assess your readiness for a campaign
  • What kind of campaign materials you will need
  • How to find the right campaign chair
  • How to find and solicit donors
  • Whether you need a planning study
  • How to manage life after the campaign
  • And More

Summary of Lessons:

  • Lesson One: Are You Ready for a Campaign—do you have the infrastructure in place including software, human resources, a compelling case?
  • Lesson Two: Volunteer Roles in the Campaign—the roles of staff, board, volunteers, and consultants in a successful campaign.
  • Lesson Three: The Planning Study—what is a study, do you need one, how does it work, how long will it take, how much will it cost?
  • Lesson Four: Seven Keys to a Successful Campaign—the keys to success and the pitfalls to avoid.
  • Lesson Five: Finding the Right Campaign Chair—the right volunteer leadership can make or break your campaign. Do you need co-chairs, a vice-chair, and honorary chair?
  • Lesson Six: Finding and Soliciting Donors—Obviously, a big need for your campaign, who are your best donor prospects and how do you approach them?
  • Lesson Seven: The Campaign Plan—The key to a successful campaign is having all the strategies in place before you start including a campaign budget and timeline.
  • Lesson Eight: Life After the Campaign—how to build on the strengths of your campaign for a stronger development program in the future.

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