Development Webinar Series: Four Things Every CEO Needs to Know About Fundraising

Four Things Every CEO Needs to Know About Fundraising

Part 2 of our 3 part Development Webinar Series!

For most nonprofits, growing fundraising effectiveness is key to growing your ministry impact. During this webinar, our team will share insights on:

  • What is the best way to raise money for a Christian ministry?
  • How and when should we hire a Development Director?
  • Who should we hire?
  • How much can I reasonably expect our organization to raise every year?
  • How much time should I devote to fundraising, and how can I make the best use of that time?
  • How can I get more of my Board members’ on board with fundraising?
  • And more!

Our Presenters

Barbara Bowman
Vice President, Client Services, DickersonBakke

Barbara has more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit management and corporate career management, including nine years as the vice-president of advancement for a $46 million global faith-based nonprofit. Prior to that she served ten years with a large chamber of commerce where she served as vice president of member services leading the nonprofit, small business, workforce development, marketing and communications, and leadership training divisions. In addition, Barbara was director of professional services for a large global career management firm that assisted organizations experiencing major workforce development transition such as Hewlett Packard, Eddie Bauer, Novartis, and numerous financial institutions. She earned a reputation as a strategic leader able to bring an organization and its people to the next level of effectiveness. Barbara believes that leaders who have the aptitude to lead effectively, take personal responsibility, and motivate others contribute to a thriving culture and ultimately, greater missional impact.

Derric Bakker, MBA
President, DickersonBakker

Derric Bakker has worked with dozens of organizations across the U.S., Canada, and overseas, helping to raise well over $100 million for ministry. A recognized expert in the field, Derric has successfully solicited countless major gifts, including some in excess of $10 million. Serving since 2000 as a consultant with two other large firms specializing in major gifts, Derric founded his own firm in 2010, which merged in 2012 to become DickersonBakker, where he now serves as President. 

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