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How to Make a Million | Building Plans
Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST
Category: Fund Development

Learn how to make money for your organization WHILE making money for your organization!

How does a small, grassroots, nonprofit organization grow to become a thriving, $1,000,000 organization? Beyond understanding basic fund development strategy and donor engagement techniques, how do nonprofits arrive at the $1,000,000  level?

Learn all of this and more with our newest educational series “How to Make a Million.” This topic will be broken down into six classes covering three phases of nonprofit development, “Building,” “Growing,” and “Maximizing,” where experienced leaders in the nonprofit sector will guide you through the process of taking your organization from ideation to its fullest potential.

Each class will be stuffed to the brim with helpful strategies and tools for your nonprofit and will end with a short, class-related trivia game. The winners of these games will be invited to participate in a final “Who Wants to Make a Million” game-show, hosted live on Facebook with radio personality, Greg Tish from Real Talk 93.3. Contestants will compete for prizes that they can use for their organizations’ mission and goals!

Whether you are joining us for one class or the entire series, don’t hesitate to register today for this exciting opportunity. Test your skills by learning from the best and then applying that knowledge in real-time to earn money for your nonprofit!

All classes will take place via ZOOM

Member Price:  $75 for all 6 or $39 per session 
Non-Member Price:  $150 for all 6 or $59 per session 

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June 24:  Building | Plans - This part of the series will be all about the plan of building your organization to a $1,000,000 budget. Available for purchase on-demand video on Monday, August 10th, once the series is concluded. 

-          Identifying  the best Funding Resources (government, corporate giving, service fees, individual donors, etc) for your organization

-          Building a Funding Model that is a natural fit for mission and beneficiaries

-          Developing a professional organization around your Funding Model

Instructor:  Alyce Lee Stansbury, CFRE, Stansbury Consulting 

July 1:  Build | Tools - In the second part, participants will understand how to use certain tools to build their organization.

-          Strategies and Models

-          Establishing a Board Giving and Raising Culture

-          Creative Revenue Streams, Online Fundraising Platform, CRM, Email Marketing

Instructor:  Carol Bryant-Martin, Development Director, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State

July 8:  Growing | Raising Big Money - This course is all in the title. Participants will learn how to grow by raising money.     

-          The Mighty but Few – Bigger Donors come in Smaller Numbers

-          Capital Campaign Strategies - long term and short term

Instructor:  John Armstrong, National Director of Development, Boys and Girls Club 

July 15:  Growing | The Art of Story Telling - In this fourth installment, participants will learn how elements of story telling can help grow their organization and donor outreach

-          Building Trust and Showing Impact

Instructor: Christine Souders, former News Anchor Reporter, current Livestream Host/Moderator, and Media Consultant.

July 22:  Maximizing | Earning Big Money - n this first course of the Maximize section, participants will learn how to look outside the box to earn big money through social enterprise.

-          Social Enterprises and Other Business Tactics for the Nonprofit Sector

-          What are profit margins in the nonprofit world?

-          Investing in Operations (staff, software, etc.)

Instructor:  Bruce Manciagli, Social Entrepreneur in Residence, Florida State University - College of Social Sciences and Public Policy

July 29:  Maximizing | Wills, Endowments, and Trusts -  In the last course of the series, all the information given will be wrapped up, and participants will be taught how Wills, Endowments, and Trusts can benefit organizations. 

Instructor: TBA

August 5:  Millionaire Leaders Panel Discussion


Katie Willoughby, Episcopal Diocese of Georgia

Nigel Allen, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Foundation 

Tim Center, Community Area Action Agency 

August (TBA):  How to Make a Million Game Show (LIVE on Facebook) with host Greg Tish, Real Talk 97.3

Contact: Rebekah Hair-Stewart - [email protected]