COCA Conversations 2017: Making the Ask

COCA Conversations 2017: Making the Ask

Posted by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA)

Posted: Dec, 01, 2015

Professional Development



 816 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tallahassee, FL, Unknown

Making the Ask

April 12, 2017
11:30am – 1:00pm
COCA Offices ( 816 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32301)


Alyce Lee Stansbury, Founder and President of Stansbury Consulting LLC, will lead a forum on fundraising in the arts. If your fundraising is focused primarily on grants, special events and direct mail, learning how to make an ask for an outright gift could be a good option for any organization.  Explore the area of development with an expert!

Meet the Presenter:

Alyce Lee Thomas Stansbury, CFRE, Founder & President of Stansbury Consulting, is a 25-year fundraising veteran and seasoned advisor in nonprofit management and board development. During her fundraising career, she has raised millions of dollars and established successful development programs for local, regional and statewide organizations. As President of Stansbury Consulting, has helped her clients secure million dollar gifts, grow fundraising results by over 200%, and exceed campaign goals by 45%. Ms. Stansbury is a sought-after speaker throughout Florida and the Southeast; is a popular instructor at the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College, and co-writes a weekly column for Gannett newspapers called “Notes on Nonprofits”.

A Certified Fund Raising Professional since 2002, Ms. Stansbury is also a nationally certified Master Trainer in Fundraising. She is past President of the Big Bend chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the chapter’s first recipient of the Outstanding Fund Raising Professional Award. She has served on numerous boards, is a founding board member of the Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence, and a passionate advocate for the nonprofit sector.

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