2017 Development Professionals Program

Developing Development Professionals

2017 Learning Sessions to Prepare Current & Future Philanthropy Leaders to Make a Difference in Our Community

February 2017 will welcome the 2nd cohort as IPL partners with AFP Charlotte Chapter and Wake Forest University Charlotte Center. Developing Development Professionals vision is to help prepare current and future philanthropy leaders to make a difference in our community.

The target audience for this program is emerging development directors and executive directors with no development staff. 16 sessions will be held at Wake Forest University Charlotte Center, 200 N. College Street.

February 21 | Theory & Practice 

  1. A. Overview of Development
  2. B. The Non-Profit Sector
  3. C. Charlotte Community
  4. D. Strategic & Annual Development Planning

Joanne Beam, Kristin Hills Bradbury, Jim Kelley, Patton McDowell

March 28 | Donor Cycles & Giving

  1. A. Donor Cycle
  2. B. Annual Giving, Planned Giving, Major Gifts & Capital Campaigns
  3. C. Solicitation Skills

Joanne Beam, James Bullock, Jim Kelley, Patton McDowell

April 25 | Managing Data & Relationships

  1. A. Managing & Using Data
  2. B. Internal & External Relationships
  3. C. Corporations/Foundations Do’s and Don’ts
  4. D. Financial Acumen

Shannon Hinson, Mike Masto, Stephanie Stenglein, Amy Tribble

May 16 | Communication and Planning

  1. A. Communication
  2. B. Professional Development
  3. C. Personal Planning
  4. D. What I Wish I Knew Back Then – Panel discussion | Joanne Beam, Moderator

Susan Carpenter, Patton McDowell, Linda Reynolds

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Program cost:  $350 early bird registration fee before January 1, 2017;  $450 after January 1

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