Newcomers in Development: Spring Session
Designed for development professionals with fewer than two years of professional fundraising experience and newcomers to education development, this conference explores the fundamentals of fundraising in education, from the annual fund to major gifts, and lays the groundwork for your successful career in advancement.
Benefits of Attending
Participation in this conference will prepare attendees to:
- Explain the essential elements of the educational fundraising process and differentiate between them, including unrestricted/annual funds, major and principal gifts and structured and planned gifts.
- Utilize existing constituent data to determine donor capacity, interest and inclination to give.
- Employ proven cultivation tactics to manage prospective donor relationships.
- Build upon the foundations covered to develop specific, donor-focused strategies.
Who Should Attend
- Development professionals with fewer than two years of fundraising experience
- Academic leaders and volunteers with fundraising responsibilities
- Newcomers to educational development
Meet the Chair
Leslie Hutchens is currently the director of development at Flint Hill School in Oakton, Virginia. With 25 years of experience, she has been fortunate to be a part of a broad range of institutions, from JK-12 day and boarding schools to universities. These experiences have helped her find that at their core, all development offices have more similarities than differences. Read more.