Managing Capital Campaigns Cincinnati Fundraising Day Sept 15 200 Michelle & Mike

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Michelle Cramer & Mike Schmidt's presentation on Managing Capital Campaigns at the 2009 Cincinnati Fundraising Day on September 15, 2009.

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Managing Capital Campaigns Cincinnati Fundraising Day Sept 15 200 Michelle & Mike

  1. 1. Managing <br />Capital Campaigns<br />Presented by:<br />Michelle Cramer, CFRE<br />President & CEO, CRAMER & ASSOCIATES<br />Mike Schmidt, CFRE<br />Executive Vice President & Partner, CRAMER & ASSOCIATES<br />Cincinnati Fundraising Conference<br />September 15, 2009<br />
  2. 2. AM I READY?<br /><ul><li>Checklist
  3. 3. Vision & Strategic Plan
  4. 4. Leadership – Prospects - Need</li></li></ul><li>
  5. 5. TRADITIONAL FEASIBILITY STUDY<br /><ul><li>Case Statement
  6. 6. Interviews Findings “How Much”</li></li></ul><li>MODERN ASSESSMENT<br /><ul><li>Comprehensive Evaluation of:
  7. 7. Vision
  8. 8. Leadership
  9. 9. Prospects</li></li></ul><li>STEPS OF A CAPITAL CAMPAIGN – POST ASSESSMENT<br /><ul><li>Leadership
  10. 10. Identify & Recruit
  11. 11. Empower on Decisions
  12. 12. Train
  13. 13. Internal Campaigns
  14. 14. Board, Staff & Leadership
  15. 15. Lead Gifts
  16. 16. Secure & Leverage
  17. 17. Manage Your Team </li></li></ul><li>SAMPLE CAMPAIGN ORGANIZATIONAL CHART<br />Campaign Cabinet<br />
  18. 18.
  19. 19. What a WOW! Capital Campaign is not.<br /><ul><li>Traditional – Honorary Chair, Chair, Co-Chair. . . . .
  20. 20. Boring – Volunteers disappear, not engaged
  21. 21. Long and drawn out
  22. 22. Do not blend in with other campaigns </li></li></ul><li>What a WOW! Capital Campaign is.<br /><ul><li>Unique & customized
  23. 23. Instills a sense of excitement & energy
  24. 24. Creates a ‘buzz’ in your community & grabs their attention
  25. 25. Stands out from other campaigns
  26. 26. Reflection of your organization and what makes it special</li></li></ul><li>THANK YOU!<br />Become a fan on Facebook<br />Follow us on Twitter: CramerAssoc<br />CramerFundraising.com<br />Michelle@CramerFundraising.comMike@CramerFundraising.com<br />888.926.GIVE<br />614.766.GIVE<br />

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