Webinar: Philanthropic Operations

Join IFC US Director, Laurence Pagnoni on this free webinar about Philanthropic Operations on 4th August at 11am EST/4pm GMT. Find out about the importance of having the right development programme to ensure fundraising success.

The webinar will cover the roles and responsibilities typically fulfilled by philanthropy operations managers. In addition, it will also explore the competencies and skills needed to lead a team of professionals focused on your advancement office.

Topics of discussion

• Determining the right operational budget for your development office
• Inhouse vs. outsourcing
• Sample development office staffing structures at $10M and $60M
• Trends in prospect and portfolio management
• Benchmarking, forecasting, and modeling of fundraising revenue
• Gift officer performance reporting methods and frequency
• Transparency and accountability in donor stewardship
• Technology and artificial intelligence

This webinar focuses on an advanced subject area, therefore an understanding of fundraising staffing is required.

Who is the webinar aimed at?

• Senior Fundraisers
• Trustees
• Nonprofit CEOs, COOs, and CDOs
• Development Committee Board Members
• Nonprofit Finance Officers
• Accountants

Chief Development Officers are encouraged to watch the webinar as a team.

Panel speakers

Janna Lee, Director of Philanthropy Operations, The Trust for Public Land 

As the Director of Philanthropy Operations at The Trust for Public Land, a national organisation that creates parks and protects land for people in the US, Janna Lee oversees the philanthropy CRM. Her and her colleagues handle gift administration. as well as providing prospect research, portfolio management, and analytics services to 70 philanthropy staff across the country. Previously, Janna worked at Johns Hopkins Institutions in Baltimore as the Director of Relationship Management and Customer Support. In addition to this, Janna is a volunteer with Apra International and AASP. She has also served as president of Apra Maryland, and currently sits on the board of Apra Minnesota.

Laurence Pagnoni, Director, IFC US, Chairman, LAPA Fundraising

As well as Director of IFC US , Laurence Pagnoni is the Chairman of LAPA Fundraising. LAPA is an established firm celebrating 26 years that works to positively change the way nonprofit executives and their boards think about fundraising. Laurence was the executive director of three nonprofit organisations and has been a faculty member of New York University’s Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising.

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