Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Susan Detwiler is conducting a free webinar on board fundraising. The webinar, titled Getting Your Board on Board – Techniques for Using Vision to Engage Your Board in Fundraising, will provide short-, medium-, and long-term techniques for bringing board members along the spectrum from fundraising bystanders to participants.
Learning objectives include:
- Understanding the reluctance to raise funds
- Techniques for allaying board members’ fear of fundraising
- Ways to use the strategic plan as a platform for building board engagement in development
- Ways to build toward populating the board with directors willing to raise funds
The webinar is this Thursday, April 23 from 1-2pm EST.
Time will be given for a lively Q&A session, and the presentation will be recorded for future viewing.
Susan Detwiler is a Licensed Consultant with 12 years in the nonprofit world following 23 years in the for-profit sector. Susan brings to her work the experience of serving on boards and being both an executive director and a development director. A seasoned consultant, Susan is a catalyst for nonprofit boards on the verge of change; she specializes in working with nonprofit boards and administration, conducting strategic planning, governance education and development. Susan facilitates customized board and staff retreats, and her clients have included Portland Jewish Academy (OR), Rehoboth Beach Film Society, Food Bank of Delaware, Park East Synagogue (NYC), Delaware Theatre Company and Gaudenzia, Inc. She has an MBA from University of Michigan and a B.S. from SUNY Albany.