LEAP Session: The Fundamentals of Relationship Fundraising
About this event
Relationship Fundraising – widely known as major gifts – is a critical element of a robust fundraising strategy. Yet, many nonprofits neglect to give it the focus that it requires. Join Mark Duncan, Founder and CEO of The FundCoach, LLC, as he shares a 6-step engagement strategy to building a successful relationship fundraising program.
You will know how to leverage other fundraising activities to grow philanthropy and understand how to recognize the barriers to success so you can avoid them.
Mark L. Duncan is a seasoned fundraising professional with over 20 years of fundraising management experience. Throughout his career, Mark has managed multimillion-dollar capital and special campaigns with a particular strength in cultivating and securing large contributions from major donors. During his tenure at Millersville University, heled a $60 million capital campaign and two focused campaigns totaling over $16 million for the University’s School of Education and Athletics. Mark brings over 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector from a wide range of organizations that include camp and conference ministry, higher education, K-12 education, public media and healthcare. Mark has also served on multiple nonprofit boards including the United Way of Lancaster County, York County Economic Alliance (YCEA), Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II, and Johnsonburg Presbyterian Center. Mark is a graduate of Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ and resides in Wilmington, Delaware.