Hiring Professional Fundraising Consultants

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

Are you thinking about hiring a consultant to help you with your fundraising needs? The first question you need to answer is what exactly do you need and expect from the consultant? Is it a job for a consultant or a staff member? Once you’ve answered those questions, then you need to find a consultant. We’ll talk about what to look for, where you can find consultants, and how to narrow the field to the right person or company for your non-profit. While not meant to provide legal advice, we’ll tell you some of the things you need to know about the ethics and legal issues you might encounter. If you need to hire someone to help with your fundraising needs, whether it is a capital campaign, a development audit, planning, annual fundraising, grant writing, or board training, you will want to attend this webinar.

Key topics: 

  • When do you need to hire a fundraising consultant?
  • Do you need a staff member or a consultant?
  • What is the difference between a consultant and a fundraising?
  • What should you know about the firm/consultant you want to hire?
  • Legal Issues and state registration requirements is any required of the firm/ consultant
  • Finding the right company, were to find a consultant, interviewing the consultant
  • Working with the Consultant, his/ her working style, fee structure and  the contract

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the difference between a contractor, a staff person, and a consultant
  • To know the legal and ethical issues involved with hiring a fundraising consultant
  • To outline the list of criteria to look for in a consultant

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1.5 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Specialized Knowledge for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1.5 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1.5
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Linda Lysakowski

Owner, Linda Lysakowski, LLC

I am one of approximately 100 people world-wide who hold the coveted Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) designation. I have been in the fundraising profession for 25+ years and have written numerous books on successful fundraising. I do virtual consulting, webinars, training and a mentor to authors.

I have trained more than 30,000 professionals in Mexico, Canada Bermuda, and Egypt as well as in almost all of the fifty states in the United States. I have led numerous web conferences and audio conferences for AFP, Charity Channel, Affinity Seminars, Junior Achievement, The Philanthropy Journal and many others.

I also serve as Acquisition Editor for CharityChannel Press and For the GENIUS Press.

I would love to talk to you about publishing your book and serving as a mentor. 

Faq

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