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In-Person Training Cleveland - Starting an Annual Fund from Scratch

Hosted by: Maddox Foundation Volunteer Center

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About In-Person Training Cleveland - Starting an Annual Fund from Scratch


Starting an Annual Fund from Scratch plus Information Session from Volunteer Northwest Mississippi on Wednesday, March 4th.

Join us for an in-person training event from 1:00-4:00PM. Cost is $25 per person.

Could your organization use thousands of dollars in unrestricted funds on a consistent annual basis? The Annual Fund has long been a reliable source of such funding, and builds a foundation on which more significant funding can be generated. Learn the basics of establishing the Annual Fund, and how to generate results within six months.

Where: Delta State University, Hugh Ellis Walker Foundation House, Simmons Room
When: March 4, beginning at 1:00PM and ending at 4:00PM
Cost: $25 per person
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Volunteer Northwest Mississippi also wants to spend a few minutes helping you and your organization better understand our online Volunteer Matching System, GiveGab. You are welcome to arrive at Noon for the 45 minute training session on GiveGab or you can plan to stay after the workshop from 4:00-4:45.

GiveGab is free to use so please plan to sit in on a session so that you can learn how to better promote your organization online, recruit volunteers, and spread your mission.

Training Presenter:
Mike Ward has 40 years of experience in writing proposals, managing grants and building philanthropic assets, primarily in the field of rural community development. He is responsible for tens of millions of dollars in support of rural programs in Mississippi from foundations, corporations and governmental agencies. Mike is a founding board member of the Mississippi Center for Nonprofits, and holds professional degrees in social work, law and public administration.

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