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Second Annual Florida Event Fundraising Conference

December 13, 2018 in Cape Coral, FL

The Cape Coral Community Foundation’s Global Center for Generosity is back for more in the 2nd year bringing you a whole new kind of conference for nonprofit professionals to engage and RAISE MORE MONEY.

A half-day event packed with fundraising insights, bold conversations, interactive sessions and YOU!

Conference Schedule

8:30    Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45   Welcome & Introductions:  

Michael Chatman, CEO, Cape Foundation

8:50   Sponsor Message

8:55 Top Fundraising Professional Award Presentation

9:00   Successful Strategies for Nonprofit Event Marketing           

Connie Ramos-Williams, Founder, CONRIC PR:  Scott Fischer, President, Scott Fischer Charities:  Kelly Fayer, President, Lee County Bar Foundation

9:45   How to Get Event Sponsorships           

Danielle Gates, President, Gates Wealth Management: Angela Manley, Director of Events, AVOW Foundation:  Ashley Maher, CEO, Charlotte County Community Foundation

10:30 Break

10:45  Cultivating Major Gifts From Fundraising Events

Stefanie Ink-Edwards, Marketing Pro, Community Cooperative and Jeff Muddell, Director of Major Gifts, Lee Health Foundation

11:30  How to Make “Live Appeals” at Fundraising Events

Nickole Hendra, Executive Director, Dress for Success: Stephanie Hoffman, Events Specialist, Junior Achievement: Rachel Peacock, Corporate Support Associate, WGCU

12:30  Conference Ends


How to Build a Board of Effective Fundraisers

Most nonprofits can benefit by looking beyond nominating committees and rethinking the way they recruit board members. It is critical to identify, cultivate, and retain board members who can help the organization meet its goals, especially in the area of fundraising.


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