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January Luncheon | Gems for a Winning Capital Campaign

  • 10 Jan 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • SEIU | 1800 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036


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Whether you are new to capital campaigns or have some experience under your belt, Gems for a Winning Capital Campaign is certain to provide you with fresh and tangible campaign methods to use in your campaign. This presentation is designed to be relevant and useful for nonprofits who are in a campaign now or discussing the possibility of one in the future. 


    Gems for a Winning Capital Campaign is intended to inform executive level professionals, board members, and fundraising staff members about the essential principles of capital campaign fundraising.

    Presentation Takeaways:

    • Learn the campaign phases and why a phased-approach matters
    • Get an insider's snapshot view of key activities in each phase
    • Get introduced to some of the fundamental principles that drive campaign succes
    • Have your campaign questions addressed by an experienced fundraising consultant


    Derry Deringer, CFRE, brings 15+ years of fundraising experience as an independent consultant and director-level staff and has certifications in professional coaching and facilitation. Derry is a campaign advisor with Capital Campaign Toolkit and has his own fundraising consulting practice at Deringer Consulting, LLC. Derry most enjoys helping nonprofits transform themselves through outstanding capital campaigns and other fundraising initiatives.

    Kathy Hedge is the Executive Director PEP – the Parent Encouragement Program. For 40 years, PEP has served over 65,000 DC-area parents and caregivers to help them build strong, harmonious family relationships and to raise their children to be resilient and capable adults.

    PEP offers parenting classes, workshops, and consults online and in-person, in English and in Spanish, for parents of toddlers through teens and young adults. PEP also offers an online library of over 60 video workshops on topics ranging from emotion coaching, to screen time to managing anger and building family resiliency. PEP offers classes open to the general public as well as for schools, companies, organizations and health-care providers. Its clients and partners include the U.S. Agency for International Development, Linkages to Learning, Permanente Medicine, the World Bank, Identity, and dozens of schools and preschools in the DMV region.

    Prior to PEP, Kathy held senior management and fundraising positions for several national and regional nonprofit organizations, including BoardSource, the Center for a New American Dream, and Hostelling International-USA. Kathy is author of the book Engaging Your Board In Fundraising: A Staff’s Guide (BoardSource, 2014), and has provided consulting and training services to nonprofit leaders in the areas of fundraising, strategic planning, and board development. Kathy holds an MBA from the University of Maryland and a BA in political science and French from Indiana University.

      Knowledge Level: Overview

      Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

      Prerequisites: No prerequisite is required

      Advanced Preparation: No

      CPE Credit: 1


      When: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
      Networking 11:30 am 
      Lunch  12:00 am
      Presentation 12:30 - 1:30 pm

      Where: SEIU  | 1800 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

      SEIU Conference Center: Please note SEIU is a secured building, and you will need to present a valid photo ID upon entry. Security will direct you to the location where the session is being held.

      SEIU requires that masks must be worn entering and exiting the building. You may takeoff your mask when you arrive to your designated conference room. 

      Parking: Underground paid garage parking is available, but space is limited; entry into the garage is located on 18th Street. There are also other nearby parking garages as well as limited metered street parking.

      Metro: Closest stop is the Dupont Circle Station (south station exit) on the Red Line. Upon exit from the station walk towards 18th Street along Massachusetts Avenue; the SEIU Conference Center is located on the right-hand side almost immediately adjacent to Dupont Circle.

      FAR members, please make sure to log in to the FAR website to receive FAR member registration options. 

      This program is approved for CPE and CAE credit.

      FAR is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.  For more information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact the FAR office at: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 or email (hq@far-roundtable.org). There are no refunds or cancellations accepted after January 10, 2020. Field of Study: TBD Program level is basic – update. There are no pre-requisites nor advanced preparation. It is Group-Live delivery method. Sponsor ID: 109395

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