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Monday, October 10
 

10:45am

True Stewardship
We will look at the ways in which we can create a culture of stewardship and philanthropy with our donor base. We will discuss a biblical perspective on stewardship and apply it to fundraising strategy.

Objectives:
1. Define "stewardship" from a biblical perspective
2. Connect stewardship to our logistical work as fundraisers
3. Use stewardship to create a culture of philanthropy

Moderators
avatar for Amy Palmer, MA, CFRE

Amy Palmer, MA, CFRE

Director of Development, Adrian Dominican Sisters

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Butts, CFRE

Ryan Butts, CFRE

Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Mundelein Seminary
As Vice President for Institutional Advancement for the University of Saint Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary, Ryan oversees all fundraising and marketing efforts for the largest Catholic graduate seminary in the United States. In addition, Ryan is a board member for the National... Read More →


Monday October 10, 2016 10:45am - 11:45am
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10:45am

How to Hire for Advancement

We will review the talent issues we face as an industry and then present you with the solutions you need to hire staff that will grow with your institution. A few of the issues we will share in this program about searching and hiring the best candidates for development positions include:

  • Assessing needs
  • Preparing and reviewing job descriptions
  • Advertising, promotion, networking
  • Interview processes and dynamic interview questions to ask your candidates
  • The hiring and negotiating process
  • On boarding your new staff members
  • Motivating and retaining your staff

Moderators
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Curtis Yarlott

Executive Director, St. Labre Indian School

Speakers
avatar for Robert Driver, CFRE

Robert Driver, CFRE

Executive Director, Gonser Gerber Search
Robert joined the firm in 2012 after a nearly 25 year career in non-profit and advancement leadership.  He began by providing both advancement consulting and executive search services to hospitals and healthcare organizations, colleges and universities, secondary schools and other... Read More →


Monday October 10, 2016 10:45am - 11:45pm
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1:45pm

How to Get the Most From Your Development Office

 

Learn how Catholic Extension transformed its fundraising efforts into a donor-centric program that yields results beyond expectations.

This session will cover the secrets that drove increases in annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, donor retention, and donor acquisition.

How can partnering with external sources be most effective? 

How many ways can we thank our donors and retain them for life?

Join us for a lively presentation with practical ideas to try at home.         

Moderators
avatar for Dolly Sokol, Ph.D.

Dolly Sokol, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Office of Development, Archdiocese of Santa Fe
Dr. Dolly Sokol is the Executive Director of Development and the Annual Catholic Appeal for the Archdiocese of Santa Fe (NCDC Active Member). Prior to this position, she served as the Director of the Office of Worship and Christian Initiation for the Archdiocese of Santa Fe. Dolly... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Julie Turley, CFRE

Julie Turley, CFRE

Vice President of Development, Catholic Extension
Julie Turley joined Catholic Extension as Vice President of Development in 2007.  She manages a team of 20 professionals with responsibility for annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, and donor relations.  Julie also serves as a major gifts fundraiser for Catholic Extension... Read More →
avatar for Eric Constant

Eric Constant

Senior Director of Development, Catholic Extension
Eric Constant is Senior Director of Development at Catholic Extension.  Among his responsibilities are   strategic leadership and creative direction for the direct marketing and lead annual giving programs.  Under his supervision these programs have experienced substantial growth... Read More →


Monday October 10, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm
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Tuesday, October 11
 

10:15am

Organizational Ethics
Catholic development officers frequently face ethical dilemmas in their work to raise funds for their organizations in the context of ministry.  Often, organizational factors influence the experience of ethical dilemmas.  This interactive workshop will present ethical theories and principles while exploring a model of ethical decision making.  Participants will be asked to share examples from their experience to contribute to the discussion and advance the application of ethical theories and problem solving. 

Moderators
avatar for Allison Hewitt

Allison Hewitt

Executive Director of Development, Marianist Province of the US

Speakers
avatar for Lynn Milgram Mayer, Ph.D, L.I.C.S.W.

Lynn Milgram Mayer, Ph.D, L.I.C.S.W.

Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, The Catholic University of America
Dr. Mayer joined the faculty as a full-time, Assistant Professor and Chair of the Undergraduate Social Work Program in 2005. She is currently serving as Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. Before joining the faculty on a full-time basis, Dr. Mayer worked as a Research... Read More →


Tuesday October 11, 2016 10:15am - 11:15am
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1:45pm

CANCELLED:Engagement to Enhance Giving
“Engaged, involved and invested,” has become the new catch-phrase in fundraising. Join us as we explore what each of these three strategies involves, and how to implement them effectively with fundraising in mind.

Objectives:
1. Unpack what it means to grow a fundraising community that is engaged, involved and invested.
2. How to implement some or all of these strategies both in the short and long-term.
3. Develop fundraising strategies that are economical for smaller fundraising operations.

Moderators
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Katherine Digiulio, CFRE, ECRF

Director of Mission Advancement, Congregation of Notre Dame

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Cunning

Catherine Cunning

Director of Fundraising and Development Services, Cathedral Corporation
Catherine Cunning is the Director of Fundraising and Development Services at Cathedral Corporation. In 2013, Cathedral acquired the Cunneen Company where Catherine served as a Parish Director supporting Parish campaign work across New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  Prior to her tenure... Read More →


Tuesday October 11, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm
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1:45pm

Leadership: Part Art and Part Science - Session 1
This session will explore basic concepts and theories of leadership,

 To differentiate leadership from management,
 To understand the uses of collaborative leadership to advance work within agencies and  
 communities,
 To differentiate transactional and transformational leadership, and
 To give the participants an opportunity to self-assess their leadership capacities.


Moderators
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Sr. Cathy Katoski, OSF

President and Director of Development, Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque, Iowa

Speakers
avatar for Wendy Whiting Blome, LICSW, PhD

Wendy Whiting Blome, LICSW, PhD

Associate Professor, Retired, School of Social Service, The Catholic University of America
Wendy Whiting Blome, LICSW, PhD, recently retired as an Associate Professor at the National Catholic School of Social Service, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.  Dr. Blome has more than 35 years of experience in child welfare and social services as a direct... Read More →


Tuesday October 11, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm
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3:15pm

Leadership: Part Art and Part Science - Session 2

Being an effective leader is a challenge.  Through an exercise and discussion this session will explore common leadership issues and help leaders explore ways to be more dynamic and productive.

Moderators
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Fr. Bob Colaresi, O.Carm

Director, Society of the Little Flower

Speakers
avatar for Wendy Whiting Blome, LICSW, PhD

Wendy Whiting Blome, LICSW, PhD

Associate Professor, Retired, School of Social Service, The Catholic University of America
Wendy Whiting Blome, LICSW, PhD, recently retired as an Associate Professor at the National Catholic School of Social Service, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.  Dr. Blome has more than 35 years of experience in child welfare and social services as a direct... Read More →


Tuesday October 11, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
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