NYC Grassroots Fundraising Conference

Starting Date: 02-20-2009
Ending Date: 02-21-2009

New York, New York 10003
United States
In just over two weeks, the Brecht Forum will be hosting it's first ever
Grassroots Fundraising Conference taking place Feb 20-21st:

New speakers are being confirmed every day, but so far we have current and
former executive directors and development coordinators from:

CISPES, The Audre Lorde Project, the Indypendent, North Star Fund, Allied
Media Projects, Working Families Party,, Picture the
Homeless, Left Turn magazine, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, FIERCE, Mothers
on the Move, Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ), NACLA & The
Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT)

At only $20-$50 sliding scale for the weekend, this conference WILL SELL
OUT, so if you or your organization is planning on coming, PLEASE REGISTER


Friday Night Opening Panel 7-9:30pm:

Arun Gupta (Indypendent), Hugh Hogan (North Star), Lynn Lewis (Picture the
Homeless), Wanda Salaman (Mothers on the Move), Christy Thorton (NACLA),
moderated by Manish Vaidya (GIFT)

Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm:

10:00am - 10:30am registration & coffee

10:30am - 12:30pm session [1]

A. Main space: Navigating the Non-Profit Industrial Complex

B. Library: How to raise $50,000 & Run A Major Donors Campaign

C. Goldberg: Radical spaces - How to keep them open and well funded!


12:30pm-1:15pm Lunch


1:30-3:30pm Session (2)

A. Main Space: Creative fundraisers

B. Library: On-line fundraising & donor development

C. Goldberg: Independent Media & Fundraising


3:30pm - 5:30pm Session (3)

A. Main Space: Membership based fundraising models

B. Library: Turning Volunteers Into Fabulous Fundraisers while Building

C. Goldberg: Small business models for fundraising

***** Closing Feedback Circle **** 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Geographical Scope: State

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