|Provides services in: ALBERTA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, MANITOBA, NEW BRUNSWICK, NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR, NOVA SCOTIA, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, NUNAVUT, ONTARIO, PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDS, QUEBEC, SASKATCHEWAN, YUKON, International
You want to make a difference? So do we. Through education, SMB Non-Profit Services is strengthening the ability of non-profit organizations to create positive social change.
Flagship course - Major Gifts: Tools & Techniques
Through public courses across Canada, fundraisers learn effective and practical tools and techniques on how to qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors. Major Gifts: Tools and Techniques for Fundraisers has been taught in Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Calgary, Kelowna and Ottawa. Attendees will learn how to move individuals and organizations through the donor cycle by developing effective and meaningful relationships. The course uses case studies, class discussion, role play and group work to facilitate learning.
Attendees include fundraisers from educational institutions such as UBC, U of Alberta, Camosun College, and UVIC, as well as various organizations such as Canadian Cancer Society, David Suzuki Foundation, BC SPCA, Heart & Stroke Foundation, United Way of Greater Vancouver and Alberta's Capital Region, Arts Umbrella, Land Conservancy, etc. Typically, participants hold the following positions (but not limited to): Director of Development, Major Gift Officer, and Development Coordinator.
Custom Major Gift Courses
SMB Non-Profiot Services develops custom major gift courses to meet the specific needs of an organization. We work in-house with executive directors, fundraising staff, and/or board members to improve their success in raising major gifts. Using our Major Gifts: Tools & Techniques course as a base, we tailor all the material in a day-long, or multi-staged course. After working with SMB Non Profit Services, your organization will enjoy improved major gift successes, increased effectiveness among your fundraising team and meaningful donor relationships. For more information, please contact us.
Board of Directors Workshop
SMB Non-Profit Services offers four-hour fundraising workshops for boards of grassroots and national organizations. We work with young organizations to help build their fundraising activity, or provide guidance and expertise to already established fundraising programs. Workshops may be tailored to the board's level, varying from basic "fundraising 101" material, to an in-depth look at their role in major gift fundraising. This workshop will increase the boards knowledge and involvement in fundraising.