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Show Me the Money: Effective Granstmanship in an Era of Growing Competitiveness

What Will Attendees Learn?

  • Learn how to enhance the understanding of program design and the grant review process.

  • Learn how to improve the quality of grant applications.

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12/18/17
Climate From the Field: Extension, Outreach and Engagement

A collaboration between the Climate Learning Network and the Climate Science Initiative, this webinar provides an overview of the USDA No

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11/16/17
Environmental Education: A Brief Guide for U.S. Grantmakers

Achieving a bright future for people and the planet requires addressing a host of current environmental challenges, while developing strategies and skills to address new ones that can emerge quickly and unpredictably.

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9/6/17
Taking Up Residence: The Multifaceted Benefits of Artist Residency Programs in Gardens

Artist in Residence programs have been popular in the art world for some time, but few gardens take advantage of this opportunity.

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7/9/17
Successful IMLS Grants: A Tale of Three Gardens

The Institute of Museum and Library Services offers a variety of grants that are great resources for public gardens.

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7/9/17
Accepting and Embracing Plant Collection Donations

Presenters will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and benefits of accepting large plant-collection donations.

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7/9/17
The Role of the CEO in Fundraising

Fundraising is a team sport. What is the role of the Executive Director in fundraising? How does s/he engage the appropriate key players, the chief development officer and other development professionals, in building a highly effective partnership?

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2/27/17
It Doesn't Take a Magician: Corporate Sponsors

Corporations can be the most difficult of relationships to cultivate - and keep. A CEO, a Campaign Consultant and Executive Director discuss the entire process. Learn how to qualify your corporate prospects and create a meaningful case for support.

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2/27/17
Shaken, Not Stirred: Rethinking Donor/Volunteer Engagement

In 2015, The Morton Arboretum decided to shake things up with a full assessment of volunteer engagement in fundraising programs. Kathleen will discuss the benefits of Arboretum efforts to “shake up, not just stir” long-standing volunteer committees.

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2/27/17
The Major Gifts Pipeline Across Generations

A robust major gift program begins with a strong mid-level giving program. Building your annual gift pipeline will include connecting with new donors, good stewardship, willing leadership volunteers, informative data and a strong organizational plan.

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2/27/17

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