How to Plan Successful Fundraising Events/Volunteer Management 101

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Name: How to Plan Successful Fundraising Events/Volunteer Management 101
Date: November 7, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
Event Description:
Are you new to fundraising events or volunteer management?
Need to get more volunteers to support your events?
Need volunteers to support your nonprofit's programs and services?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this information packed Double Header workshop is for you! That's one event and two trainings! The sessions, "How to Plan Successful Fundraising Events" and "How to Recruit, Manage and Maintain Nonprofit Volunteers" have been merged to create one seamless training.

Join Michelle Nusum-Smith, owner and Principal Consultant at The Word Woman LLC, to learn:
- The core components to successful fundraising event planning
- How to engage board members and other volunteers
- Volunteer Management, including
  • Review of the various types of volunteers
  • Assessing your volunteer needs
  • Resources for recruiting volunteers at various levels and skillsets
  • Volunteer position descriptions.
  • Volunteer training
  • Volunteer appreciation.
- Event budgets and resource development
- Event evaluation strategies

Michelle will also provide tips from her experience planning fundraisers, including dinners, walk-a-thons, auctions, golf tournaments, raffles, and special events.

Instructor Profile: Michelle Nusum-Smith, a licensed nonprofit consultant, coach and trainer, is owner and principal consultant at The Word Woman LLC, a consultancy that helps nonprofits, government agencies, and individuals to develop the skills, knowledge and resources to achieve their missions to do good. With nearly 20 years of nonprofit experience, Michelle has expertise in organizational development and leadership, board development, program development, financial management, fundraising, marketing, and community relations. She has extensive facilitation experience, including public and private workshops, trainings and retreats. Michelle is licensed to offer consulting services for the Maryland Nonprofit’s Standards for Excellence® program. She has the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to work with nonprofit organizations across the country interested in learning about and implementing the Standards for Excellence code. A graduate of the Honors Program at Coppin State University where she earned a BS in Management Science with a minor in Marketing, Michelle is a member of the Grants Professionals Association, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Maryland Nonprofits.
Federated Charities
22 South Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Contact Information:
Michelle Nusum-Smith
Pay What You Can This workshop is PAY WHAT YOU CAN, with a $20 seat reservation fee.
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