Fundraising Immersion

We are very pleased to again be hosting Patti Ward, CFRE, and Jennifer Kilbourn to co-facilitate the Fundraising Immersion – The Basics course in September 2021. Read facilitator bios here. The Immersion is a deep dive into fundraising best practices and basic tools needed to create and maintain a thriving culture of philanthropy in your organization. Content will address:

  • Establishing your development office
  • Understanding the roles of board and staff
  • Creating a compelling and comprehensive case for support
  • Tackling your development plan
  • Various methods of fund development (annual gifts; special events; foundation, corporate, and government support)
  • Individual giving and making the ask

The Santa Fe Fundraising Immersion is co-presented by Jennifer Kilbourn and Patti Ward, CFRE. It will take place over Zoom over a four-week period, every Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM:

  • Sept 1, 2021 
  • Sept 8, 2021
  • Sept 15, 2021
  • Sept 22, 2021

Each participant will be mailed the presentations and a workbook prior to September 1. "Learning buddies" / pairs of attendees will be assigned to work together on assignments between session weeks.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED! For questions about this program, please contact Yolanda Cruz, 505.988.9715, ext 7003 or We love hearing from you!