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Planning for Successful Fundraising

November 6 @ 1:30 PM4:30 PM

Planning for Successful Fundraising

Do you feel your organization approaches fundraising haphazardly? This workshop led by Matthew Downey puts a laser focus on proper planning for a successful fundraising program. It offers an overview of how and why planning is important to successful fundraising and how to write a fund development plan.

In this course, we’ll cover:

  • Basic steps/components of a fund development plan
  • When and how to use a fund development plan
  • How to become more strategic while using a fund development plan

Cost: $60 (free for GVSU staff/students with ID)

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Photo: Matthew Downey


Matthew Downey, M.P.A. is the director of the nonprofit services program at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. He oversees the Johnson Center’s technical assistance and capacity-building services for nonprofit organizations. Learn more about Matthew.


November 6
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
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Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Grand Valley State University


Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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