Seminars for Fundraising Professionals

The Institute for Charitable Giving is considered one of the premier coaching centers in the country. Its Seminars have consistently been rated as among the best offered.


Fundraising Coaching that Inspires & ignites
We are told by many our programs are the most stimulating and helpful they have ever attended. Our commitment is to ignite your imagination, inspire you to greater heights than ever before, and introduce you to new solutions.

Limited Registration for Each Seminar
There’s a maximum registration to ensure extensive interplay and discussion, and a hands-on experience.

The faculty is an exciting group of the best and the most empowering coaches offered anywhere.

The alumni of the Institute constitute a remarkable group of more than 10,000 fervent men and women— representing institutions of all types, from the small one-person shop to some of the most prestigious institutions in the country. Fundraisers who want to grow professionally. Those who would like to have their professional batteries recharged. Those who want to become more effective and successful at fundraising. Those who choose to be the best they can be.

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ICG is an approved provider of CFRE continuing education unit credits. All courses presented are submitted to CFRE International for review and approval. A CE Tracker is available at all Seminars.

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    Who Should Attend

    • All staff, board members, volunteers involved in fundraising.
    • Organizations that can benefit from an infusion of gift income.
    • Newcomers to the field, and those who have been at it for awhile.
    • Fundraisers who want to grow professionally.
    • Those who would like to have their professional batteries recharged.
    • Those who want to become more effective and successful at fundraising.
    • Those who choose to be the best they can be.

    Limited Registration

    There’s limited registration to ensure extensive 
interaction and provide maximum personal attention.



    Philosophy (But Not Much!)

    It’s important to consider what’s new in major gifts fundraising and how this affects making the ask.

    Developing Prospect Strategies

    The real art of major gifts is in the development of strategies. How do you develop the touch? You’ll practice strategies and skills in a small group setting.

    Inside the Head & Heart of a Philanthropist

    Understand the spirit and heart of those who give major funds. We attempt to have a philanthropist join us. You will be able to probe and ask questions regarding the spirit and motivations of their giving.



    CFRE Continuing Education Approved Provider Programs


    ICG is an approved provider of CFRE continuing education unit credits. All courses presented are submitted to CFRE International for review and approval. A CE Tracker is available at all Seminars.


     

    Here Are Some Things You Will Take Home From a 2017 Institute Seminar


    A Registered Certificate of Seminar participation and completion.

    PLUS...Valuable resources from our Tool Chest that will enhance your fundraising with more than two hundred presentation outlines, checklists, relevant reprints, and a host of fundraising tools to put to immediate use upon your return.

    PLUS...Regular mailings from the Institute & Jerold Panas, Linzy & Partners regarding new ideas in fundraising, pertinent new techniques, and innovative approaches to getting the gift.

    PLUS...A group of men and women— fellow alumni— with whom you will be networking and in regular contact.



    Seminar Scholarship Application


    A limited number of partial scholarships are available. The Review Board of the Institute will be particularly encouraging to relatively new organizations, those that serve primarily a minority constituency, or those especially affected by cutbacks in government funding. Scholarship Application (pdf)