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Fundraising and Special Event Planning for Non-Profit Organizations is a Course

Fundraising and Special Event Planning for Non-Profit Organizations

Jan 24 - Feb 2, 2019

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$249 Enroll

Full course description

Two Fridays
January 25 and February 1
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WT Amarillo Center
Charlotte Rhodes, instructor

Are you considering a fundraising event for your organization? Learn the skills you need to succeed in a competitive environment. Do you already hold a major event?  Step-up your game with tips from the pros!  No matter your experience level, walk away with proven strategies for non-profit events.

This course specifically addresses these learning objectives and activities:
  • Students will be introduced to the potential of special events as it relates to organizational and corporate strategy, volunteer recruitment, expanded constituency and community engagement.
  • Students will realize the impact of events on organizational interests and needs as well as staff and volunteer involvement.
  • Students will understand the importance of communication in producing ownership and positive results.
  • Students will be engaged in the process of identifying and evaluating organizational development issues, community trends, opportunities and threats.
  • Students will be introduced to the appropriate strategies that create and build a viable special event.
  • Students will learn the pros and cons of various strategies for desired outcomes.
  • Students will create and present their own special event including goals, budget, roles of staff and volunteers and projected outcomes to the class.