Trainings and Events

Fundraising is changing fast. What you wrote in your development plans last year chances are need tweaking for this year. Join us for a special Fundraising Masterclass.  We will help you not only maximize and elevate your approach to fundraising but also share tips, strategies and ideas that will ultimately transform your organization.  Are you ready to supercharge you fundraising to the next level?

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Past Events

3-Part Grant Writing Series - May 13, 20, and 27, 2021

Fundraising Masterclass

Have you always wanted to write a grant but were not sure what it takes to be successful?  If so, this 3-part series workshop is for you.  Discover and learn the basic principles and practices of good grant writing and the importance of researching funders to find the right fit for your nonprofit, as well as strategies for approaching funders. We’ll also discuss elements of a proposal, including the need statement, program design, evaluation, and budget. 

Pinot, Poetry & Prose - April 24, 2021

Join us for an evening of Pinot, Poetry & Prose inspired by SPARK Philanthropy and produced by the Silent, Desirae Hosley.  Invite your friends, grab you glasses and sit back and relax and wine down in a Zoom screen with music, poetry and prose! 

Securing the Future Conference - March 4, 2021

Presented by Leadership Council for Nonprofits

Securing the Future is an annual, half-day virtual conference dedicated to building the strategic, leadership and resource development skills of the board, staff and donors of Greater Cincinnati nonprofits. This online educational conference is designed to address the needs and concerns of board members and senior leadership.


The conference will feature Keynote Speaker, Vanessa Mason, Research Director at the Institute for the Future, as well as 13 Breakout Sessions led by local speakers including Founder of SPARK Philanthropy, Karen Harshaw who will be presenting on the topic "Filling the Funding the Gap: Systemic Racism in Fundraising."

What's Your Plan:

Building Your 2021 Fundraising Plan

A successful fundraising plan in 2021 matters. 

Join me for a live session as together, we walk through a step-by-step plan to build a successful fundraising plan to meet you 2021 goals that will dramatically grow your bottom line, properly steward your donors and fill your pipeline with new prospects. 

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