Secrets of Successful Capital Campaigns: Step-by-Step Guidance to Build Your Most Effective Campaign Yet

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On-Demand (OD)     $299.00
Duration: 90 minutes including question and answer session.
Presenter(s): Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE, fundraising consultant
Price: $299.00, 
On-Demand includes full audio presentation, question and answer session and presentation slides.
Who Should Attend? CEOs, executive directors, marketing directors, development staff, program managers, supervisors, board members, financial officers

When it comes to “capital campaigns,” all too often we can’t help but focus on the pain rather than their tremendous benefits. However capital campaigns don’t have to be painful and can actually be a great boost for a nonprofit’s fundraising. If you need a new building, major renovations, major equipment, or a larger endowment to fund program growth, a capital campaign may be right for you. But how do you assure a successful campaign?

It has been said that before the campaign can be successful, it must succeed on paper. In this session we will discuss the key elements of successful campaign, including building a solid infrastructure, creating a committee board, and enlisting a powerful campaign cabinet. Please join Linda Lysakowski for a webinar that will help you develop a plan to have all of these elements in place before you launch a capital campaign … and build a stronger fundraising program after the campaign ends.


Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • What Are the Key Ingredients of a Successful Campaign?
    • Infrastructure
    • Board support
    • Volunteer leadership
  • Building the Infrastructure
    • Case for support
    • Policies and procedures
    • Technology needs
  • Recruiting Volunteer Leadership
    • The campaign organizational chart
  • Finding and Recruiting Volunteers


Your conference leader for “Secrets of Successful Capital Campaigns: Step-by-Step Guidance to Build Your Most Effective Campaign Yet” is Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE. Linda is one of just over one hundred professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive designation. In her thirty years in the development field, she has managed capital campaigns, helped dozens of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals, and has trained more than 30,000 professionals in Mexico, Canada, Egypt, Bermuda, and most of the fifty United States. Linda is a graduate of Alvernia College in Reading, PA with majors in banking and finance; communications; and theology/philosophy. She is a graduate of AFP's Faculty Training Academy and has received two AFP research grants. She is also a prolific writer, having authored more than a dozen books, and is currently working on several more books. She serves as acquisitions editor for CharityChannel Press and For the GENIUS Press. Linda has received the Outstanding Fundraising Executive award from the Eastern PA, Las Vegas, and Sierra (NV) chapters of AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) and was recognized internationally with the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Service to AFP. She was honored in November with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Las Vegas Chapter of AFP. QUALITY COMMITMENT

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