This workshop includes our Advocacy 101, Fundraising for Advocates, Campaign Strategy 101 and Political Fundraising Fundamentals courses. Detailed course descriptions are below.
Advocacy 101 is a two-hour course that gives an overview of policymaking at the state legislative and municipal levels of government. The course illustrates basic forms of advocacy as well how to effectively communicate with elected officials and policy makers. The companion course Fundraising for Advocates gives instruction on essential fundraising skills needed for advocates. Session begins at 8:45am.
Fundraising for Advocates is a companion course to our Advocacy 101 course. This 2 hour course gives instruction on fundraising for advocacy organizations, issue campaigns and non-profit service organizations. The course curriculum covers fundraising best practices, donor identification and cultivation, grant
research, and grant writing. Attendees for this session will be served lunch. Session begins at 11am.
Lunch (Included in registration fee)
Campaign Strategy 101 teaches one how to think politically and navigate the political landscape whether running for office, planning a career in politics or working as an advocate. This course covers creating and implementing comprehensive political strategies for candidates and issue campaigns at all levels. Session begins at 1:30pm.
Political Fundraising Fundamentals begins with an overview of political fundraising careeer opportunities and guidance on securing a position as a political fundraiser. The course then provides instruction on professional fundraising techniques. Session begins at 3:45pm.