Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) December 18, 2008
Development Dialogues announces its February 2009 conference for hospital and health care fundraising professionals. In this economic recession, hospital and healthcare institutions are facing severe fundraising constraints. This seminar will focus on building Successful Annual Giving Programs for health care institutions and nonprofits. Development Dialogues is proud to host distinguished national experts who will lead this conference in Houston, TX. Please see http://www.developmentdialogues.com for conference information.
Successful Annual Fund Programs for health care institutions will be led by a team of fundraising experts: Michael Frick, Vice President of Development with MD Anderson; Chris Kasavich, Director of Annual Giving at Baylor College of Medicine; Michelle West, Assistant Director of Major Gifts at University of North Texas Health Science Center; Brian Lacy, of Brian Lacy & Associates; and Michelle Buchanan, Senior Consultant with Dini Partners, will team up to bring you this session. This seminar will take place at the Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical District in Houston, TX on February 2-4, 2009.
Development Dialogues is pleased to host these highly regarded experts. 'This is going to be a very exciting seminar,' said Melanie Vlaich, Conference Director. 'The recession is changing philanthropy. Donors are making decisions about which charities and organizations to support. Finding and keeping donors is more challenging than any time in the past generation. The 2009 Annual Giving Seminar from Development Dialogues brings together some of the nation's best experts to share their insights and knowledge about direct mail, telemarketing, e-philanthropy, donor clubs, matching gift programs, special events and other approaches.'
The faculty members are outstanding professionals and have been highly effective building successful development and annual giving programs for health care institutions and causes. In this time of economic uncertainty and challenge, fundraising for hospitals and healthcare is crucial.