Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 28, 2012
Avrum D. Lapin, Director and Senior Partner of the Philadelphia fundraising firm The EHL Consulting Group, will join nonprofit professionals, directors, and executives from the Greater Philadelphia Area for the first installment of the firm’s new monthly workshop series, “Dollars Making Sense.”
The in-depth presentation and discussion will highlight and interpret key topics detailed within EHL Consulting’s new white paper written by Avrum D. Lapin and Robert I. Evans, “You Had Me At Hello: Donor Research & Cultivation for Nonprofit Organizations,” which is available for download at http://www.ehlconsulting.com/news-views/resources/
The workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 3rd from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM at Independents Hall (Indy Hall), located on the first and second floor at 22 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. The workshop is being offered free-of-charge via registration on The EHL Consulting Meet Up Group Page:
“Working with executive leaders from nonprofits of all shapes and sizes is an important priority to our firm,” notes Mr. Lapin. “Hundreds of unique nonprofits seek charitable support from donors every year. Recent changes in the American philanthropic landscape must be adapted to if Philadelphia-based organizations are to survive in today’s economy. This new workshop is a proactive effort to serve our local nonprofit community.”
Topics for the workshop will cover a range of advanced donor development strategies, and include:
- Donor Research and Identification: Understanding online resources and database management.
- Donor Cultivation: Hosting focus groups, learning about interests, and creating connections.
- Best Practices for Face-to-Face Meetings: How to get to know new donors via in-person meetings.
EHL Consulting Group
The EHL Consulting Group is a nonprofit fundraising consulting firm located in suburban Philadelphia, and is one of only 38 fundraising management firms that belong to the Giving Institute. Founded in 1991, the Philadelphia fundraising firm guides nonprofit organizations across the United States and around the world in understanding and implementing the most effective ways to raise money and sustain support.