Training details

calendar_today Tuesday, May 19, 2020

access_time 9:30 am - 11:30 am ET

place Candid
32 Old Slip
24th Floor
New York, NY

attach_money Free

Sold out


This program has been postponed. If you have registered for this event, you will receive additional information via email from our training team.

For emerging nonprofit organizations, the question of fundraising is both a necessary and a daunting one. In this introductory workshop, participants will explore:

  • definition of fundraising and dynamics of philanthropy;
  • how to engage in effective fundraising; and
  • ways to approach setting up a realistic fundraising plan.

Learn about diverse methods for fundraising and activities to get the resources your organization needs.



  • Learn what makes fundraising different for a new versus long-established nonprofit
  • Discover how to make a compelling case for support as a new organization


About The Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals Series:

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Candid, and Support Center are running our third Nonprofit Formation Fundamentals Series to help individuals gain a basic understanding and the skills needed to start a nonprofit organization. If you are thinking about starting a nonprofit, recently established a nonprofit, or are new to the sector and want to learn more, join us for this special FREE series. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions to receive maximum benefit. Feel free to sign up for as many as you are able to attend:

Intended audience

  • Beginner
  • Board members
  • CEOs, executive directors, upper management
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Marketing, communications, external affairs
  • Nonprofit startups
  • Program directors and staff


Jessica James Founder and Principal Consultant Jessica James Consulting LLC

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