Developing Campaigns and Working with Consultants (Elective Course)

In this course, various fund development campaigns and strategies will be explored; students will understand the differences between construction, renovation, equipment, program development and endowment as gift objectives. The phases of a campaign will be reviewed along with background on committee structures, goal-setting, leadership, timing and gift tables. The role of fund raising counsel will be explored. Participants will have an understanding of campaigns as important, episodic exercises for nonprofit agencies.

This Elective course is held over two days. Next session will be held on:

Date: Summer 2018 Semester offering has been cancelled. New date TBA.
All classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Applied Project: Participants will prepare a campaign case statement.

Fee Information: The fee for this class is $280. If you are interested in taking this course for graduate credit, click here to get more information on UMKC registration requirements and graduate fees.

Facilitator: Mark Litzler, Director of Advancement, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Senior Fellow of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership.

Textbook Information: The required textbook for this course: "Preparing Your Capital Campaign," by Marilyn Bancel, CFRE. ISBN: 9780787952471

It will be available at the UMKC University Bookstore located in the Student Union (5100 Cherry Street) by the beginning of the semester.

Location: University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC), Bloch Executive Hall (5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110) in Room 413.


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Partial Scholarship Opportunities Available

Full refunds will be given when cancellations are made at least five working days before the first class session. A $50 cancellation fee will be deducted from refunds when notification occurs fewer than five working days before class begins. No refunds will be made after the first session has begun.

Henry W. Bloch School of Management
5110 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

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