You are here

Philanthropic Board Culture

Philanthropic Board Culture

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Single Day Workshop
$149 | $129 for Spertus members, students, and alumni
Price includes morning coffee and kosher lunch.

Or call 312.322.1773

Learn to maximize your organization’s fundraising efforts by creating a culture of philanthropy that includes your trustees, staff, and stakeholders.

Philanthropy expert Laura Kaufman will help you and your board members be able to articulate your organization’s value to donors at all levels, thus creating an environment where everyone is on the development team.

Laura KaufmanLaura Kaufman is the CEO and Principal Consultant of Partners in Effective Philanthropy, a strategic fundraising firm for nonprofits. She previously served as Executive Director of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Chicago, where she raised $6.35 million in individual donations and allocated $1.24 million to projects in women’s health, violence prevention, economic security, and education. With over 30 years of experience in nonprofit work, Laura serves as a coach for the Kellogg Center for Nonprofit Management, the Allstate Foundation’s Greater Good Initiative, the Chicago Foundation for Women’s Core Concepts Coaching Initiative, and Spertus Institute's Executive MAJPS program.

The Center for Jewish Leadership

This is one in a series of workshops and master classes designed to enhance the knowledge, effectiveness, creativity, and strategic agility of current and future leaders, advancing the missions of the organizations they serve. Although designed for those working with Jewish agencies and organizations, the content is beneficial to anyone seeking to learn best practices, including those working in the nonprofit, for profit, and social sectors. Learn more>