Fundraising Conference for Local Nonprofits July 26


The Bayou Community Foundation (BCF) and the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Organizational Effectiveness Initiative will present “Focus on Funding:  A Bayou Region Conference for Local Nonprofits” from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2018 hosted by Fletcher Technical Community College at the main campus in Schriever.

Executive directors, fund developers and board members of Bayou Region nonprofits are encouraged to attend.  Sessions will cover topics such Retaining and Upgrading Donors, Marketing on a Shoestring Budget, Engaging Volunteers as Unpaid Fundraising Staff, Using Social Media for Fundraising, the Terrible T’s of Special Events, and much more.  The conference will also include lunch with a panel of nonprofit funders from our region sharing their perspectives about what they look for in grant applications and how they determine which charitable causes to support.

Seats are limited and advance registration is required by July 23. Cost is $65 per person, and discounts are offered for teams of two or more registrants from one nonprofit.  REGISTER NOW

For more information on the Bayou Community Foundation or to become a conference sponsor, contact BCF Coordinator Jennifer Armand at