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Show Me The Money!

Grants are great, but they aren't the only way for a nonprofit to raise money.

And they aren't necessarily the best way for an organization to raise reliable, sustainable funds.

This presentation will explore where nonprofits get their funding and challenge you to rethink where your organization gets yours.

This fast-paced, interactive session will help you evaluate the effectiveness of some popular fundraising activities – including your own.

TARGET AUDIENCE Nonprofit Staff, Board Members, and Volunteers
EXPERIENCE LEVEL Any
FORMAT Presentation
DURATION 1 Hour

Participant Outcomes

You can expect to learn the following:

  • Where do nonprofits get their funding?
  • How do grants fit in the "big picture?"
  • Benchmark with other like-sized nonprofits
    (e.g. where do they get their funding)
  • What are the most effective fundraising activities?
    The least effective?
  • 10 questions every nonprofit should answer before they can raise big money

All participants will also receive an easy-to-use checklist. This checklist will help you evaluate the effectiveness of your current fundraising activities and consider ways to raise more money.


What People Say About This Workshop

I have a better understanding of what's most effective, so we can prioritize our future fundraising activities.

Laura's presentation was very insightful and spoke to me on my level which I really valued.

Laura's presentation on fundraising for our monthly Nonprofit Cafe had our highest attendance to date. Laura is able to make fundraising and grant writing accessible to a nonprofit of any size and capacity.


About the Instructor

Laura Rhodes is a Certified Fund Raising Executive, Certified Grant Writer, and fundraising trainer who has 20 years of experience working with – and for – nonprofits. As a former program officer with an international corporate foundation, Laura brings a unique perspective to the grant seeking process. She knows what works, what doesn't, and why.


Upcoming Dates for this Program

No events are currently scheduled. Contact Laura to schedule an event in your area.


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