Value Proposition

CRD Value Proposition

CRD cultivates vibrant communities of practice that target the needs of professionals who are engaged in public and private fundraising work.

CRD Promise

CRD provides high quality, high impact, and cost-effective programs, trainings, and services to its members and member institutions.

CRD Values

Recognizing the diversity of experiences and institutions, our membership supports and honors the following values:

  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Generosity
  • Inclusiveness
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Responsiveness


Our staff believe in connecting people, resources and opportunities. CRD helps us drive these actions by providing tools and training so we can educate our board and volunteers, strengthen our skills and knowledge base, and find support and mentoring from our peers throughout the country. We're steeped in the culture to thank our donors, and now is a chance to turn around and thank CRD and all its members for helping us be successful in building a strong and committed group of donors and volunteers. Thanks CRD!"

Josh Gerstman, Development Director
Green River Community College, WA