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Fundraising Speakers Available for Wing and Region Conferences

The Field Fundraising team has created a number of topics to present at your next Wing or Region Conference.

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Current topics include:

Fundraising 101: How to Prepare Your Unit to Fundraise Correctly

Just starting out or not having the fundraising success you would like to see? This session is a great start to raising funds successfully. Hint: It is about relationships Attendees will receive valuable insights and actionable steps to take home to their local unit.

Building Partnerships: Where to Start and How to Strengthen

This workshop will provide you with information on how to develop and maintain strategic relationships with non-profits, corporations and other common stakeholders to enhance your wing and unit's missions through donations, collaborative programs, and shared resources and thereby elevating your profile in the community, gaining support for your activities, enhancing recruitment efforts and providing sources for information, guidance, and financial support.

Estate Planning and Supporting Your Civil Air Patrol

Estate planning is a must in order to ensure that one's final wishes are recorded and carried out. In this session, attendees will learn ways to create a will, as well as important considerations for making advanced healthcare directives, a durable power of attorney, and what happens to your digital assets (online presence) after death. For those interested, this session will also include opportunities to support Civil Air Patrol programs and missions including recently made endowments and their purposes. This class is intended to offer information as a service to CAP members and is not to be construed as legal or financial advice.


Online Fundraising Do's and Don'ts

Facebook, crowdfunding, E-bay, and the most asked question by units of all time - AmazonSmile. Attend this session to learn what you can and should not do to raise funds on-line.

6 Fundraising Tools Your Unit Can Use Today

This session will examine 6 tools you can utilize to fundraise at the unit level. Designed for the unit fundraising team, attendees will leave with actual tools, ideas, and techniques. Who should attend: Commanders and Staff, Finance Officers, Public Affairs/Marketing personnel and anyone who wants to raise money for their units and leverage your unit’s strengths to get the money to fund your unit’s initiatives. Come with your questions and leave with the answers. 

Fundraising Q&A

Please join a member of the Development staff for a question and answer period for your fundraising questions and direction on how to find the right resources to be successful. Note to meeting planner: this topic is a great pairing with another one of the listed sessions more so than offered as the only session.

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