Talisman Associates, Inc . is a full service consulting firm working with nonprofit
Barbara has been in the development field since 1983. She has experience in:
• Corporate partnership
• Special events
• Board/membership development
• Grant writing
• Major gift solicitation
• Volunteer/staff development and training
• Executive coaching
• Interim staffing and search
Barbara is a highly rated speaker and has facilitated workshops in North America,
Europe the United Kingdom and Australia. She has published numerous articles
and writes weekly for her blog Talisman Thinking Out Loud.
Barbara holds a Bachelor’s degree from Case Western Reserve University. She has
continued her education through workshops and classes at BoardSource,The
Institute for Charitable Giving,Vanderbilt University, Association of Fundraising
Professionals (AFP) regional and international conferences and Indiana University
School of Philanthropy. Barbara is an AFP Master Trainer.
1. What are the five I’s?
2. How to apply the five I’s
3. What makes the five I’s
4. Fundraising pyramid
5. How has it changed?
Questions along the way….