Board Whisperers

your nonprofit consulting partners

Upcoming Workshops

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BOARD GOVERNANCE for nonprofits & independent schools

No matter the size of your organization, a high-functioning Board can move you forward. In order to strengthen and support Board performance, this workshop will address:

Why a Strong Board is Critical

Strategic Thinking

The ED/Board Chair Duo

Staying Focused on What Matters

Building Your Board Intentionally

Committee Work and Why It Matters


We’ll listen to you, answer your questions, and share strategies for working successfully with your Board.


What: Governance Workshop

Who: Nonprofit staff, Board, volunteers

When: June 14, 2019

Where: Tango on Water

       208 East Water Street

       Charlottesville VA

Cost: $75 pp/$50 pp for add’l. attendees from same organization

For more information, send us an email:

boardwhisperers@gmail.com

FUNDRAISING Basics for nonprofits & independent schools

Move from Fundraising to Philanthropy!

Money is the force that helps your organization fulfill on its mission. How do you create a culture that embraces fundraising? This workshop will address:

Fundraising Begins with You

Developing a Fundraising Board

Noticing your Relationship with Money

Who Are Your Prospective Donors?

A Simple Fundraising Plan is Best

Telling Your Organization’s Story


We’ll listen to you, answer your questions, and share strategies for raising the funds you need to do your work.


What: Fundraising Workshop (2 sessions)

Who: Nonprofit staff, Board, volunteers

When: June 21 & 28, 2019

       8:30 am - noon

Where: Tango on Water

       208 East Water Street

       Charlottesville VA

Cost: $125 pp/$75 pp for add’l. attendees from same organization

To register or or more information:

boardwhisperers@gmail.com

BOARD RETREATS

Board Whisperers are uniquely suited to make your next Board or Staff retreat one to remember. Using a combination of  improvisation, engaging group work and skill building, we can prepare your group for more intensive work creating a high functioning team. We'll work with you to develop specific outcomes for your retreat that will guide our work together and create a space that makes it safe for everyone to participate and feel heard.

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Sample Group Workshops and Training Sessions

Past Trainings Include

Fundraising Building Blocks
This workshop is designed for small development programs, with or without paid staff, and those fundraising professionals who are interested in building a program from the ground up.

Learn the basics of:

how and where to get started
focusing your efforts
managing data
asking for money
making a case for support
creating a fundraising plan
moving toward a culture of philanthropy

Who should attend?
Anyone involved in your organization’s fundraising: Executive Directors, Heads of School, Development staff, Board members, Development Committee members, and event volunteers.


Fundraising 101
in three sessions

Topics covered:

Your Case - Your People - Your Story
The Sanctity of Data and Managing Data
Your Case Statement as a Team Builder
Solicitation Letters
Giving Levels - Networks of Donors
Cultivation & Stewardship
A Primer on Making Asks - Conversations
Building a Fundraising Plan
Grants & Special Events
Enhancing the Culture of Philanthropy in your Organization

Who should attend?
Anyone involved in your organization’s fundraising: Executive Directors,
Heads of School, Development staff, Board members, Development Committee members, and event volunteers.


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