Presidents Fundraising Academy

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September 28 - 30
The Island Hotel | Newport Beach, California  

Presented in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges
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The 13th annual CRD Presidents Fundraising Academy is of, by and for community college CEO’s and aspiring community college CEO’s. This academy gives you the chance to learn from people who share and understand the pressures you face. They will help you build, enhance and refine a fundraising program that bolsters your community college. This is an excellent introductory opportunity for relatively new presidents or aspiring presidents, or to refine your institutional advancement program.

"I would strongly recommend this Academy for both presidents new to fundraising or 'seasoned' presidents thinking about starting a major gifts or capital campaign." - Dr. Stephen Scott, President, Wake Technical Community College, NC. Alumnus of 2011 Presidents Fundraising Academy. Dollars raised since attendance: $11,000,000. 

Registration is now open.


Richard Morley, Program Chair
Executive Director, Irvine Valley College Foundation 
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Opportunities for 2014

Stephanie Melvin, Director of Marketing & Development 
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Membership in CRD provides BSC college advancement staff with the private and public fundraising expertise to make exciting things happen on our campus: National Energy Center of Excellence, Bismarck Parks and Rec state-of-the-art Aquatics Center, and the technology labs in the Career Academy – partnerships that start local and extend global.

Dr. Larry Skogan
Bismarck State College, ND