2019 Forum on Strategic Fundraising: Building Generosity

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Development Committee Makeover

Susan Howlett, Susan Howlett Strengthening Nonprofits

Track: Organizational Culture

Time: Thursday, June 6 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Presentation Description:

Have Development Committee meetings left you feeling overburdened, undervalued, unheard, and unsupported? This lively, entertaining, and cathartic session promises concrete ways to reverse those dynamics, regardless of your position, so that committee members take responsibility for their roles as fundraising leaders and donor stewards. Join us!

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About the Speakers


Long-time leader of Advancement NW, Susan Howlett has been raising money joyfully for over 40 years, as a trustee, development director, executive director, and consultant to thousands of nonprofits across the continent.  Lead faculty in UW’s year-long Fundraising Certificate Program for decades, Susan has authored two award-winning books:  Boards on Fire, and Getting Funded.  She speaks weekly at regional and national conferences, known for offering practical solutions, delivered with humor, stories, and chocolate.


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Interpreter services are available upon request during registration.