Nonprofit Board Member Workshop

Feb 22, 2014 9:00am - 4:00pm

Grace Lutheran Church
1300 Kishwaukee Valley Church
Woodstock, IL

Volunteer Center McHenry County is hosting a workshop for nonprofit board members and executive staff February 22 from 9AM to 4PM at Grace Lutheran Church in Woodstock, IL.
National speaker Dave Sternberg of BoardSource will lead the annual board member workshop. He will help board members look at major issues such as governance and raising funds for nonprofit organizations.
Individuals can register at volunteercentermchenrycounty.org under the "Workshop" tab. Fees for the workshops range from $28 to $45 person depending on your group size.
For more information, contact the Volunteer Center at 815-344-4483.
Fundraising is not an easy task, but it is a primary responsibility of every board of directors.
These sessions will help your board feel more at ease with resource raising. Dave will be discussing the principles of giving, the fundraising cycle, the board's role, and the staff's role.
Board members will understand their special role in all stages of fundraising so that the full board can carry out its responsibility to raise resources for the organization. Sternberg will presents strategies and techniques that help members including those reluctant to ask potential donors for contributions to help raise money.
He will discuss the current landscape of fundraising and its impact.  Senior Governance Consultant Dave Sternberg has been a nonprofit professional since obtaining a bachelor's degree from the Ohio State University.
Today, he is both a member of the faculty at the Lilly School of Philanthropy's Fund Raising School and a BoardSource senior governance consultant.
For the Fund Raising School, Dave teaches Development Annual Sustainability, Principles AND Technique of Fundraising, and Developing Major Gifts



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