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Engaging Philanthropy: Cultivating Financial Support for Non-public Schools

What is engaging philanthropy?

The "Engaging Philanthropy" series is an opportunity for non-public schools to dive deeper into the big picture perspective about fundraising. For the seasoned fundraising program, it will cause you to think about your current process. Are you taking full advantage of opportunities before you? Has your program hit a wall, or reached a fork in the road where opportunities and challenges should be considered? Are your metrics on point? Is your staff achieving its potential? Are there significant gift opportunities being missed?

For the beginning or "just getting by" program, it is going to challenge you to think about your approach to fundraising, philanthropy, and potential. What is your stake in philanthropy? What is your current institutional htinking? How do you begin to think about opportunities? How do you seize those opportunties? What is being forfeited if you aren't involved in engaging philanthropy?

Whether seasoned or a beginning program, we begin the process of moving past "just getting by" programs, and towards our ability to think bigger, and make that vision a reality.

MANS and the DeBrincat Consulting Group are happy to continue to offer this series two more times. The first event was a webinar in March, upcoming is the two-day seminar in June at the beautiful Bengel Wildlife Center in Bath, Michigan (click here to register); and finally the pre-conference session on October 11 on Mackinac Island at Mission Point Resort (click here to register for the Administrators' Conference and select the pre-conference during the registration process).

DeBrincatAbout DeBrincat Consulting Group

Drawing on more than 120 years of in the field advancement experience at complex world-class institutions, the DeBrincat Consulting Group understands the day-to-day challenges organizations face to reach fundraising success. Serving private schools, higher education, medical centers, religious and community organizations, and human service organizations, DCG partners with you to accomplish mission sustainability through fundraising.

Engaging Philanthropy: The Summer Seminar

June 15 & 16, 2017

Register Today!

Join us in Lansing for an in-depth course in philanthropy. Through unique presentations, approaches and access to advancement professionals, participants of this program will become comfortable with the following areas while taking a deeper look at their institution's fundraising approach:

  • Individual school fundraising discussions
  • Organizational fundraising models
  • What does campaign theory tell us about fundraising?
  • Leveraging feasibility studies and advancement reviews
  • Boards and volunteers as process engineers
  • Alumni relations and its role in philanthropy
  • Major & principal gifts of high net worth individuals
  • Fundraising professionalism today



Engaging Philanthropy: Becoming a High Net Worth Donor Fundraising Program

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island, Michigan

Private schools are providing great opportunities for the students they serve.  Faith-based students move on to become leaders, creators, and innovators. They build businesses and communities, and with the faith and values ingrained in them, they make an impact on a world in need. High net worth donors around the country realize the value that MANS students bring to the communities, and businesses they serve. Often, these students move on from MANS schools and become donors themselves.

Spend an afternoon discussing and understanding the traits of fundraising programs that attract high net worth gifts, and hear what high net worth philanthropists are considering when they make charitable commitments.

Registration now open for the Administrators' Conference! Click here to register, and choose pre-conference during the registration process (additional charge).

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