Event Detail

Creating & Managing Fundraising Plans

9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida
The Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida
Jessie Ball duPont Center, 40 East Adams Street
Room 208 - Lecture Hall
Jacksonville, FL 32202
What does it mean to create a fundraising plan and why is it important? This session will help development professionals learn how to take a systematic approach to raising money and the process to successfully execute the plan. Attendees will understand why a written, comprehensive plan is crucial to their success, discover what elements should and should not be in a fundraising plan, and understand how to implement it to achieve maximum results!

Join DeAnn Collins Dockery, Owner and Principal of PartnersWithNonprofits.org, who will lead this interactive workshop!

About DeAnn:
DeAnn Collins Dockery, CFRE, has a 27 year career in fund development, fundraising management, strategic planning, board development and nonprofit administration. A Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), she has raised more than $80 million in her career, including numerous 7-figure gifts and 6-figure gifts.

DeAnn has served as chief development officer and member of the executive leadership team in education and healthcare charities. Under her leadership, these institutions have experienced growth in annual, major, capital and planned giving. She has established best practice policies and protocols in the offices in her charge. She has led a 2-person office, has managed mid-sized teams of fundraising and advancement services professionals, and has directed project teams of three hundred-plus volunteers. As a volunteer and mentor, DeAnn has advanced the cause of grassroots community, cultural and arts organizations.

DeAnn served as Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Southwestern College, a Tier One Midwest regional university; Executive Director, Community Hospice Foundation/Vice President of Philanthropy, Community Hospice & Palliative Care; and Director of Development, Episcopal School of Jacksonville, an independent college-preparatory school.

DeAnn led successful capital campaigns at Community Hospice ($20 million) and Episcopal School ($17 million) that were each the largest in the history of the institution, and led the feasibility and design phase for a $12 million campaign at Southwestern.

She has served in numerous volunteer roles and on boards in Northeast Florida and the Midwest, and has presented to various groups on topics related to fundraising, volunteer management, special events, and board development.

**This workshop is part of the 2019 Fundamental Strategies for Fundraising Series.
Callan Brown, cbrown@NonprofitCtr.org, 904-425-1185
$50 for members; $90 for non-members