A Culture of Philanthropy has been held up as the ‘holy grail’ of fund development. But what does it actually mean, and how do you acquire it for your organization? Join us for a three-part SketchPad Professional Development Seminar Series that will help you understand what is involved in this profound culture change and how to take the first steps towards gaining:
We encourage you to bring a team to this series! Implementing a Culture of Philanthropy is most successful when you have buy-in from both development and program staff, as well as board leaders.
The Creating a Culture of Philanthropy Series consists of three interactive Zoom seminars. While each interactive session stands on its own, we encourage participants to attend all three. Each seminar will have a pre-reading and some "homework" to help put the content into practice. Registration is $18 per session, or $36 to attend all three.
Session 1: Defining, Understanding, and Barriers to a Culture of Philanthropy
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 2: What could be my role in building a Culture of Philanthropy?
Thursday, June 17, 2021- 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 3: What would it take to build an organization-wide Culture of Philanthropy?
Thursday, July 1, 2021- 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
If cost is a barrier to participation, please let us know.
Contact Susan Horowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
This program will be led by Laurie Herrick, the founder of Rainmaker Consulting. For the last two decades, Laurie’s focus has been transformational organizational change through building a Culture of Philanthropy. She has led over ten cohorts of her course called GIFT in her work with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. She has also coached numerous organizations on how to integrate a Culture of Philanthropy into their organization through fund development plans, capital campaigns and strategic planning.