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Nonprofit Resource Development Certificate Wednesday, April 10

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Nonprofit Resource Development Certificate Part of the Greater Good Project

  • Date: April 10, 2019
  • Price: $1000
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

This series runs April-November 2019

This program includes five workshops and a celebration luncheon upon completion.  

Does your nonprofit need to build more resources in 2019 and beyond?

Come to Gorton for this vital program of workshops by Kellogg professors leading to a Nonprofit Resource Development Certificate.  Offered as part of the Gorton Greater Good Project, generously supported by the Grainger Foundation.


Planned Sessions:

Building a Development Strategy Workshop – April 10, 2019 from 8:30-2:30

Making the Case for Your Organization Workshop – May 15, 2019 from 8:30-2:30

Donor Cultivation & Stewardship Workshop – June 5, 2019 from 8:30-2:30

How to Find & Obtain Resources for Your Organization Workshop – September 25, 2019 from 8:30-2:30

Major Gifts Solicitation Strategies Workshop – October 16, 2019 from 8:30-2:30

Celebration Graduation Luncheon – November 6, 2019 from 11:00-1:00



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Class Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refunds will only be given up to one week prior to the first week of class of any session. (The refund period for some classes, which require advanced reservations or purchase of materials, may be more limited.) Cancellations will incur a $5 handling fee for programs costing under $100 and a 10% handling fee for programs with fees of $100 or more. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified, and a full refund will be given.

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This program is generously funded by The Grainger Foundation