Non-Profit Fundraising: What Attorneys and the Board Should Know, and Pitfalls to Avoid

$195.00

CLE Credits earned: 1 GENERAL / 1 ETHICS (or 1 LAW & LEGAL / 1 ETHICS for WA state)

Fundraising is essential to the success of any nonprofit organization. However, countless Boards struggle with this critical responsibility. This informative and engaging seminar takes the fear out of fundraising and gives Board members the tools they need to effectively generate the resources to ensure mission success. The seminar includes discussion of differentiating roles and responsibilities between Board and staff in fundraising, why individuals do/don’t give to nonprofits, and stages in the fundraising process. An innovative framework to evaluate current fundraising practices will also be provided. The seminar also includes significant discussion of ethical fundraising practices and pitfalls to avoid, ensuring that attendees leave the seminar equipped to be ethical and effective Board members and advocates.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   The Board/Staff Partnership in Fundraising – Differentiating Roles
•   The Giving Landscape
•   Ethics and Fundraising
•   Strategies for Board oversight and measuring fundraising effectiveness

Date / Time: October 16, 2019

•   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific

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•   Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
•   On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 7 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.

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Original Broadcast Date: October 16, 2019

Gregory Nielsen, Esq. is President and CEO of Nielsen Training & Consulting, LLC. He is an experienced nonprofit CEO and consultant committed to helping leaders and organizations excel. Gregory has earned the prestigious BoardSource Certificate in Nonprofit Board Consulting. He is also a frequent speaker on nonprofit leadership and governance and host of the podcast Nonprofit Vision.

Gregory previously served as CEO of the Center of Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE), expanding the reach of the organization to serve more than 500 nonprofit organizations through consulting and professional development. During this time, Gregory also helped launch Destination:Excellence, a 6 month leadership development program for nonprofit executives and Circles of Excellence, a peer-to-peer learning program for nonprofit leaders. The growth and accomplishments of CNPE under his leadership were recognized locally and nationally, and the organization was honored with awards from the Better Business Bureau for Ethics and the Louisville Urban League for championing diversity.

Gregory is a military veteran, having previously served as an officer and attorney in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame and a Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School.

In 2016, Gregory was named a “40 Under 40” honoree by Louisville Business First publication.

Accreditation Policy
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    Live Video Broadcasts

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    “Live” Re-Broadcasts

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Section I. The Board/Staff Partnership in Fundraising – Differentiating Roles

Section II. The Giving Landscape

Section III. Ethics and Fundraising

Section IV. Strategies for Board oversight and measuring fundraising effectiveness