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  • “Getting the Most from Capital Campaign Planning Studies” – Sep 23rd, 2014 at 3:00:pm ET

    Join Brent Hafele for a free webinar 

    One of the biggest mistakes fundraisers can make prior to a capital campaign is skipping the planning or "feasibility" study.  These studies are helpful in identifying the key elements necessary of any campaign strategy. By the end of this session, you will know the answers to these questions:

    1. How are planning studies conducted?
    2. Why are they so helpful?
    3. How do agencies pay for planning studies?
    Get an insider's view of campaign planning studies and make your next capital campaign a great success! About Brent Hafele

    Brent Hafele of NewDay Nonprofit SolutionsBrent A. Hafele, M.A. is passionate about helping nonprofits GROW FORWARD into sustainability and vibrancy. Through his consulting practice, NewDay Nonprofit Solutions, he provides counsel on a variety of nonprofit leadership areas including capital campaigns, general fundraising, strategic planning, nonprofit leadership, board/governance relations, and vibrancy planning. He has worked with over 35 agencies throughout the country.

    As a practitioner, Brent worked in the nonprofit sector for almost ten years serving as executive director at the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic and development director at Hope Gospel Mission, where he successfully led a capital campaign to open a women's shelter. He has a Master of Arts degree in Philanthropy and Development from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Brent is a faculty member of the University of St. Thomas's Fundraising Certificate Series where he teaches courses on capital campaigns and nonprofit marketing. He is also a regular speaker at national, regional, and local conferences on nonprofit leadership. Brent resides in Eau Claire, WI, with his wife, Jennifer; son, Evan; and daughter, Rachel. Learn more about Brent!

      NOTE: Webinar may surpass an hour depending on the Q&A session immediately following the presentation. Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 --- 3 pm - 4 pm EST  

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