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MAY 1, 2018 Meeting

Fund Development Planning & Evaluation with Dr. Marcia Lipetz

Program: Learn how to plan your fund development work which will produce results along with ways to evaluate their success. 

Location: Y.O.U. (Youth & Opportunity United)  1911 Church St., Evanston

 Parking: You can park in the lot on the southeast corner of Church and Dodge or on the street in front of or across the street from our building.  Parking Parking in the surrounding neighborhood is restricted to permit parking.

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A big thank you to Michael Hoffman of See3 who gave us an insightful discussion on changing the way you communicate with your donors with his ‘Getting Out of the Story Rut’. Please see the Resource page for his presentation.
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Founded in 1985, Women in Development North (WIDN) is dedicated to advancing professionals the development with education and networking opportunities.  We also welcome those in transition and as well as individuals with other professional ties to development.

WIDN provides members with monthly meetings on key development concepts and issues. We hold our meetings in various locations throughout the northern suburbs so that you will find them easily accessible.

Women in Development North is an approved provider of continuing education credit for the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential. Most of our events are eligible for CFRE points; see program descriptions for details.

Our reasonable annual membership ($40) and our emphasis on timely topics has translated into a robust organization. We currently have about 80 members.

As the co-founder of WIDN over 30 years ago, I am both delighted and impressed to see how the organization has grown and continues to provide such wonderful support for development professionals.  The varied topics presented at our meetings are so important, as they increase our knowledge and sharpen our abilities to raise funds for our nonprofit organizations and clients. -Francine Friedman, CFRE

UPCOMING WIDN EVENTS!

May
1
Tue
Fund Development Planning & Evaluation with Dr. Marcia Lipetz @ Y.O.U. (Youth & Opportunity United)
May 1 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Program: Learn how to plan your fund development work which will produce results along with ways to evaluate their success

Parking: You can park in the lot on the southeast corner of Church and Dodge or on the street in front of or across the street from our building.  Parking in the surrounding neighborhood is restricted to permit parking.

Jun
5
Tue
Fundraising After Tax Reform: Helping donors accomplish their philanthropic goals after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 @ Rotary International
Jun 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Topics to be covered include:

· How will the tax law changes impact my donors?

· How do I plan my fundraising based on the new changes?

· What donors do I need to reach out to now and what do I tell them?

· What tools will I use now?

· What tools will I stop using?

· How do I raise more money than I did before given the new tax law?

Parking: Please leave time for parking knowing that the meters have time restrictions. We recommend using the paid garage at (Sherman Plaza Self Park, 821 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201;

http://www.cityofevanston.org/parking/lots-garages/

Enter from Davis Street or Benson Ave.; 847-491-6908) and walk a couple blocks to One Rotary Center (1560 Sherman Ave at Grove Street).


We invite you to browse the WIDN website and contact us for more informatiON.

Women in Development North