Conferences & Training
Program Structure

This institute provides experienced advancement professionals with refreshing ideas and strategies to invigorate your team and further advance your institution's strategic goals. For those newer to the profession, the institute provides a vital basis for you performing with excellence through a solid foundation in acumen for development.

Plenary Sessions
Experienced international advancement professionals share their experience and guide you through the key aspects of fundraising via plenary style sharing sessions on:
• Annual giving
• Major gifts
• Campaigns
• Ethics
• Bequests and legacies

Elective Sessions
Whether you are an expert or apprentice in the development field, the institute's elective sessions will give you flexibility to customize your learning to your needs. Pick from a wide array of topics that cover a broad range of topics including strategic planning, donor communications, gift solicitations (including role play) and more.

Tutorial Sessions
These small, interactive sessions led by our faculty members, are outstanding avenues for two-way sharing and help you refresh what you have learned.