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Cause Effective offers a range of nonprofit trainings in resource development, governance, board fundraising and anniversary/special events planning. We are expert trainers, turning decades of experience on the ground into effective gatherings that are well-facilitated with clarity, vitality, and good humor.

Our workshops and trainings are highly customized to create a relevant and meaningful experience for all participants with:

  • Highly interactive, informative and practical sessions
  • A mixture of expert-led discussion, peer-to-peer learning and multiple opportunities to work on follow-up implementation plans
  • Opportunities for board and staff members to engage together for greatest institutional impact 

Our trainings can be designed to accommodate almost any time frame - whether a two-hour overview, a half-day concentrated session, or a full-day or evening convening - and drive towards outcomes including successful major donor solicitations, increased board engagement in fundraising, and special events that have significantly surpassed their fundraising goals. Most importantly, they lead to changes in strategy and culture that bring lasting organizational results.

“Your workshop provided us with a roadmap for building a culture of fundraising. I left with an exciting list of innovative ideas to increase our individual giving!”

– Workshop Participant