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Tools for Big Gifts (.5 unit credit)
October 10 to November 4

Tools for Big Gifts (.5 unit credit)

Fall 2022 (credit): 43821/43826

With Kelsie Hower

Gain the "toolbox" which contains information and instruction on methods to develop prospects and donors for the large gifts -- those that can make a critical difference in the operations and programs of nonprofit organizations. Participants will understand the principles of capital campaigns and planned giving; practice asking techniques; and gain assessment strategies to be able to analyze their organization’s fundraising programs.

Fall 2022: Mon., Oct. 10-Fri., Nov. 4

This is an online course. You may access it at any time after midnight on the start date.

$275 includes 0.5 unit of credit, Class #: 43821/43826 (credit)

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Kelsie Hower

Kelsie Hower

Kelsie Hower has been leading successful, multi-million dollar fundraising campaigns for non-profits and political candidates since 2012. She currently serves as CEO and co-founder of River Co., a boutique consulting firm specializing in non-profit development, political fundraising, and event management. Prior to co-founding River Co., Hower was the development director for Unite America, a non-partisan political non-profit, where she led the effort to increase the national organization’s revenue from $300,000 in the 2016 cycle to $3.5 million in 2018. Hower began her fundraising career at the Starboard Group, where she worked with local, state, and federal campaigns, political action committees, as well as a wide range of 501c3 and 501c4 non-profit organizations. Hower graduated from Colorado State University.