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From the Field: Fundraising on a Shoestring
June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Do you want to improve your fundraising program but don’t necessarily have the budget for it? Are your journalists required to raise money as well as manage editorial? Do you struggle with how to create a robust development operation? This presentation will provide a framework for incorporating “heart-based fundraising” into your operation, with tips for how to create such a program on a shoestring.
About the speaker
Janice Thompson, Director of Development and Operations for the Harpswell Anchor newspaper, has 35 years of development experience. She spent the first part of her career at MIT and Harvard, and then went on to lead advancement teams at places like The Boston Athenaeum and The Meadowbrook School of Weston. She specializes in capital campaign planning/implementation; annual fundraising and alumni relations; stewardship; cultivating and soliciting six- and seven-figure gifts; working with boards; developing new markets; messaging; marketing; and strategic planning.