Before You Build a Capital Campaign: How to Plan Objectives for Board Approval

Has your organization talked about an expansion or needed a capital campaign for years? Have you recently received funding that has propelled you into your long-awaited capital campaign?

Launching a capital campaign is an important moment in the life cycle of your non-profit

In this webinar, Ryan Strawhecker and Patrick Falke, from Ryan J. Strawhecker, Inc., share what planning you need for success, as well as how to understand the integrative approach for a capital campaign from the start.

Key Takeaways:

  • Hear from a construction planning prospective what your board needs to know and understand before approving the project.
  • What conversations you need to have with your board regarding fundraising for the campaign.
  • Hear how a feasibility study may play a role in your organization’s planning.
  • Understand some of the pitfalls and mistakes organizations make in budgeting for their campaign.
  • And more

This is a must-see session for nonprofit professionals looking to launch a capital campaign for their organization.

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Meet the Speakers:

Ryan Strawhecker, incoming President
Prior to re-joining Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc. in 2017, Ryan raised funds for the United Way of the Midlands (Omaha, NE), and Omaha Home for Boys. He has worked in capital campaigns, major and planned giving (including charitable gift annuities), grant writing, and donor research. In 2016, he received the CFRE designation. Ryan loves working in small groups and has been in fundraising for his whole career beginning as far back as 2002.

Patrick Falke, Strategic Consultant and Operations Officer
After starting his career in financial management, Patrick transitioned to lead operations for over 10 years for both for profit and nonprofit organizations. He has also worked at developing budgets and sequencing capital campaign projects. The knowledge and experience he has gained around organizational financial solutions and management has allowed him to provide a valuable perspective to several nonprofit organizations. Patrick is passionate and committed to help organizations reach their full potential.

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