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Fundraising can be the scariest and overwhelming part of leading a non-profit. But it doesn’t have to be. With With over six decades of combined experience in fundraising, instructors Dan Hayes and Dudley Franklin have much to offer in this often challenging area of ministry This class is part practical applications, part biblical principles, and part simple encouragement to help any faith-based ministry grow in their fundraising efforts. The registration fee is $50 (including Lunch) and space is limited so register today! 

Date: Wednesday, October 17th

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm 

Location: 100 City View – Conference Room

Instructors: Dudley Franklin & Dan Hayes


Course Topics Include:
The Biblical Basis for Fund Development
Developing and Annual Plan
Creating Your Case
Power of A Funding Prayer Team
Seeking contacts
Making the Appointment
The Art of the Ask
Follow Up

We are excited to offer our newest class “What’s your Story?.” You’ve developed a mission, vision, and values but how do you get people to care? With over 40 years of experience running non-profit organizations, instructor Helen Cunningham will help attendees intentionally define and capture their beliefs in a compelling organizational narrative. This class is a two-part course which will consist of a best practices session and a hands-on workshop session. The registration fee for the first session is $40.00 if you would like to take both sessions the cost is $70.00. 

Date: Wednesday, October 24th 

Time: Session 1: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm 

Session 2: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Location: Orchard Offices 

Instructor: Helen Cunningham 






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