Crafting a Development Plan
Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Time: Registration: 8:30-9:00; Program: 9:00-12:00
Location: Leesburg Junction, 215 Depot Court, SE, #101, Leesburg, VA 20175
Fundraising Resolution #1: Get more organized! We all know it to be true, organization and proper planning are linchpins in any successful nonprofit. In a fundraising office, this means creating a strategic development plan that will allow you to set goals and track progress.
To prepare to start your next fiscal year off on the right foot, this session will help participants better understand:
- The purpose and function of a development plan
- How to create a successful plan
- The role of the board and staff in executing the plan
- Development plan pitfalls
- How to maximize results of this important strategy
About the Presenter:
Victoria Dietz’s experience covers an array of activities in development, from annual fund work for small and mid-sized nonprofits to major gift and corporate development in large nonprofit settings. In her role as vice president for The Curtis Group, she is responsible for a variety of clients’ planning studies, trainings and campaign management. Victoria specializes in helping her clients strategically grow overall fundraising capacity and has managed campaigns ranging in size from $2 millionto $40 million.
Prior to joining The Curtis Group, Victoria oversaw corporate and foundation relations for Bon Secours Hampton Roads. There she supervised all grant writing activity while also managing a major gift portfolio of individuals, as well as local and national corporations for three hospital foundations. Victoria has completed specialized fundraising training through The Advisory Board, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, the Hampton Roads Gift Planning Council, AFP International and Virginia Fund Raising Institute.
About the Nonprofit Academy
In partnership with the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce and its Nonprofit Initiative, the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties launched an ongoing workshop and training program for area nonprofits called the Nonprofit Academy. Each year, more than 200 attendees join workshops on fundraising, administration and HR, and publicity and outreach to teach such topics as Fundamentals of Fundraising, Board Speed Dating, Quickbooks training, Grantwriting and Grantor Research, Leadership Development, Meet the Media, and more.