Conferences & Training

Fundraising for Athletics

April 19 - 21, 2017
Grand Hyatt Washington
Washington, D.C., United States

Maintain the momentumThis conference will address raising funds for athletics and leveraging athletics to raise funds. Department-based fundraisers and their central development colleagues alike will benefit from a combination of sessions targeted directly to them and general sessions of value to both groups. All will return to campus with new tools for collaboration and fundraising success.

This conference is designed for newcomers to the advancement profession and professionals with mid- and senior-level responsibility.

Program starts midday Wednesday and ends midday on Friday.


Benefits of Attending
  • Focus on strategies for small to mid-size operations: how to do more with less, how to work productively across campus, and how to bring big league best practices to any size operation. 

  • Achieve a thorough understanding of the important aspects involved with a fundraising program geared toward athletics. 

  • Participate in valuable mentoring sessions customized for small- to medium-sized programs. 

  • Review real-world examples of ideas, concepts and plans. 

  • Discuss the importance and impact that an excellent fundraising program can have on your school and community.

  • Develop relationships and gain valuable contacts through networking opportunities.

Who Should Attend
  • Vice presidents and directors of development

  • Athletic development professionals

  • Associate, assistant and athletic directors for high schools and colleges

  • Head coaches and coaches who raise money for their programs

  • Major gift officers

  • Annual giving officers

  • Volunteer fundraisers

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