School leaders face a multitude of challenges to ensure their dollars cover their institutions’ academic goals, enrichment programs and standards for educating each student. This interactive program provides a deep dive into developing sustainable fundraising processes and crafting messages that resonate with donors. Learn how to identify and engage donors in any school environment with expert Kellogg faculty and seasoned school fundraisers who will teach participants new skills for fundraising and strategies for energizing their constituents.
Designed for principals, heads of school, lead teachers and administrators, and other education leaders, this program will also help you create a development mindset so you can learn to think like the donor, design dynamic development plans, solicit gifts for your school, and partner with board members, friends and parents to reach your collective fundraising goals.
Consider attending Major Gift Solicitation Strategies immediately following this program to extend your learning experience.
Craft the messages that will resonate with donors
THIS PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE CFRE TO AWARD CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
Full participation in this Kellogg Nonprofit Executive Education program entitles you to 14 points in Category 1.B—Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.
Note: Participants who wish to apply for continuing education points on their CFRE application for initial certification and/or recertification will be able to access a tracking form on the course site, once they register for the program.
Finding Donors When Your Base Isn’t Obvious
Advancing Your Annual Fund
Developing Dynamic Development Plans
Creating Compelling Value Propositions
Maximizing Your Digital Presence
Amy Stewart Smith - Academic Director; Director of Nonprofit Executive Programs
Alexander Chernev - Professor of Marketing
Mary Foley - Managing Director, Christian Brothers Services
Liz Livingston Howard - Clinical Professor of Management; Director of Nonprofit Executive Education
Robert Miller - Vice President for Advancement, Loyola Academy
Mohanbir Sawhney - McCormick Foundation Chair of Technology; Clinical Professor of Marketing; Director of the Center for Research in Technology & Innovation
Nonprofit Management Programs are held at Northwestern University's Chicago Campus.
340 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Chicago Campus Parking Map - Please Note: the Huron Superior Parking A lot and the Erie Ontario Parking C & D lots are available to the public and should be used when attending programs at Wieboldt Hall.
The deadline for registration is 10:00 am one business day prior to the program start date.Scholarship Assistance
Up to 50% scholarships are available for all of our nonprofit executive education programs for those working in nonprofit organizations. All applications are initially submitted at the full list price. Each is reviewed by our registrar and any scholarships granted will be reflected in the amount applied to your invoice or charged to your credit card.
Participants are responsible for booking their hotel accommodations during their stay in Chicago.
Participants must notify the Program Manager five business days in advance of the program start date if they are unable to attend. Otherwise, participants will be charged 20% of the stated program fees.
When canceling a program registration, participants may choose to rollover their payment to a future program or receive a refund. Participants are allowed three rollovers, after the third rollover, participants forfeit the money paid to the Center for Nonprofit Management.
*Refund or rollover must be requested at the time of the program cancellation. Once a program payment has been rolled over, a monetary refund is no longer an option. The participant must continue with the rollover process.
Please email or call us if you would like additional information about Nonprofit Programs