Major Giving: Best Practices & Common Mistakes
with Brent A. Hafele, M.A.

Thursday, 13 Oct 2016, 06:15PM

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center

Is your organization prepared for a major giving campaign? Few things will have as positive an impact in helping your organization leap forward as becoming good at securing major gives. Learn five best practices as well as five common mistakes that can tip the balance between success and failure. In this workshop, you'll learn the single most important thing you can do to make your organization more successful in major giving fundraising.

Session Details


Participants will walk away with an understanding of what it takes to run a real major gifts program. Several key strategies and tactics will be shared that can be easily implemented such as the Rule of 4Cs and the 50/5 Rule. With a generous question and answer time as well as opportunities to share their own expertise, the participants will learn from each other as well.

Target Audience

Directors / Managers, Executives / Board Members, Small Organizations, Large Organization

Handouts & Resources

File and resources provided by the presenter.

Presenters / Panelists

Brent A. Hafele, M.A.

Principal / Consultant, NewDay Nonprofit Solutions

Brent is Vice President of Client Relations at Dickerson, Bakker & Associates.  He provides counsel on a variety of nonprofit leadership areas, including capital campaigns, general fundraising, strategic planning, nonprofit leadership, board/governance relations, and vibrancy planning. He learned the ins and outs of nonprofit operations by serving as executive director… ( see more )

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