The Development Minute Video Series

In collaboration with Association of Fundraising Professionals – California Capital Chapter, we’re pleased to share The Development Minute video series with insights to help nonprofits build organizational and personal capacity to raise funds, recruit board members and donors, and develop relationships with partners and community members.

Take a minute to build your development skills!

Metrics features Jennifer Halm, Director of Member Services at Capital Public Radio, Northern California and Western Nevada’s National Public Radio station, providing news, music and other informational programming and events. Jennifer discusses the benefits of tracking strategic goals to best connect with donors to create meaningful partnerships.

Special Event Giving features Kara Walker of Placer Land Trust, which focuses on protection and conservation of natural and agricultural land in Placer County. Kara shares recommendations for turning special event donors, such as for Sacramento’s Big Day of Giving, into year-round supporters.

Building Donor Relationships features Beth Hassett, CEO and Executive Director of WEAVE, which works with sexual assault, domestic violence and sex trafficking survivors and advocates. Beth recommends organizations focus on building a real relationship with donors, whether or not they have a dedicated development staff.

Board Engagement features Kim Rhinehelder, Vice President of Communications, Outreach and Philanthropy for Eskaton, which serves aging adults. Kim shares a quick tip about maintaining an active and vibrant board of directors.