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When: May 24, 2016
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Where: Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway
180 Hawley Lane
Merritt Room
Trumbull, CT 06611
United States
Presenter: Chuck Loring
Contact: Patrick McKenna
860-525-5080 x1020

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Chuck Loring returns to Connecticut by popular demand to deliver this powerful, full-day workshop focused on best practices in governance and fundraising. We’ll take a close look at board recruitment, structure, operations, and culture to understand the correlation between effective boards and successful fundraising.


An ideal opportunity for Board/Staff teams, this course offers insights on how to bring about a change in the culture and practices of your nonprofit board in ways that leverage the power of your board in your strategic fundraising efforts.


A popular BoardSource workshop, this intensive program covers:


  • Nonprofit trends that impact governance and fundraising
  • The principles of effective governance
  • How to build a board and create a governance model for your organization
  • The stages of board evolution
  • Helping your board articulate the community value of your organization
  • Why successful fundraising is not about asking for money

Fee: $75

Continental breakfast and registration begins at 8:30 am

Lunch will be provided


About the Presenter:

Chuck V. Loring, MBA, CFRE, is the senior partner of the Fort Lauderdale and Indianapolis-based firm of Loring, Sternberg, & Associates, which provides fundraising and governance consulting services to nonprofits. Chuck is also a senior governance consultant for BoardSource, offering expertise in board development and other governance issues to nonprofit boards across the country.

Chuck is a past president of the Indiana chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, is a Certified Fund Raising Executive, and holds a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He is a former president of the University of California Alumni Association and a former trustee of the UCSB Foundation.

Chuck has helped hundreds of local and regional nonprofits across the country improve their governance, including such prominent charities as Special Olympics, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Girl Scouts USA, The Alzheimer’s Association, Easter Seals, Planned Parenthood, Feeding America, and The Smithsonian National Museum of The American Indian.

Each year, Chuck conducts dozens of training programs for funders, community foundations, and nonprofit centers interested in good governance. His repeat clients include The Hartford Community Foundation for Public Giving, The Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice, The Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida, The Waco Community Foundation, The Community Foundation of Broward County, The Philanthropy Center at Rollins College, and the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits to name only a few.


*This workshop is made possible by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation.


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