Training details

calendar_today Friday, January 22, 2021

access_time Eastern: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Central: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mountain: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pacific: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

place Online

attach_money $75

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The Leadership Circle for Fundraisers of Color is a monthly peer group meeting of development professionals who identify as People of Color. In an informal, virtual format, participants will have frank conversations about their lived experiences, and share challenges and strategies for personal and organizational success. As a participant, you will have an opportunity to connect with colleagues from all over the country to share insights, gain practical solutionsand alleviate any on-the-job isolation or stress you might experience. Feel free to enjoy your breakfast or lunch while we meet. 


  • Syncing your fundraising career with personal values
  • Moving the needle on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the fundraising space 
  • Landscape scanning using knowledge tools  
  • Career development, sustainability, and self-care  
  • Diversifying fundraising streams 


  • January 22, 2021   
  • February 19, 2021  
  • March 19, 2021   
  • April 23, 2021  
  • May 21, 2021

Early-bird Discount:
To support your work and ensure our trainings are more accessible during this difficult time, we’re offering this program at an early-bird price of $75. The price increases to $150 one week before the event on January 15 .

By enrolling in this training, you agree to grant Candid permission to document this session with photography, film, and/or video. Material captured may be used in future publications, brochures, or other printed materials used to promote Candid. Please inform instructor if you do not agree to these conditions.



  • Network with peers who are managing racism and bias while working to influence incremental change 
  • Identify organizations with values that align with your fundamental beliefs and lifestyle
  • Strategically allocate time among various individual fundraising techniques​
  • Explain how Foundation Directory Online (FDO) and GuideStar can help you increase your nonprofit’s funding potential​
  • Create your own plan for career development and job seeking

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Grant writers
  • Program directors and staff


Ivonne Simms Network Engagement Manager Candid
Naomi Busler Programs Assistant Candid