High Performing Fundraising Boards

Thursday, May 17th, 2018


Chuck V. Loring, MBA, CFRE is a Senior Governance Associate for BoardSource and senior partner of Loring, Sternberg & Associates, which provides governance consulting services to nonprofits. Chuck has helped nonprofits across the country strengthen their boards and improve governance practices, and advanced the missions of world renowned organizations such as Special Olympics, Second Harvest Food and The Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Join us as nonprofit board expert Chuck Loring leads a fast paced workshop that will cover several topics critical to achieving exceptional board leadership. Sustainable fundraising is the goal for every nonprofit organization and it is possible with an engaged and educated board of directors.


  • Intentional Board Development: Explore BoardSource’s governance committee model of year-long intentional board recruitment, orientation, education, engagement, and evaluation. Great boards start with strategic recruitment of the board you deserve.
  • Relationship Building, Not Asking: Now more than ever your Board must serve as ambassadors of the mission to your community. Your Board must understand the difference between transactional fundraising and relationship fundraising.
  • The Grateful Dead - Why Planned Giving Rocks: Leaders in the charitable sector feel planned giving will increasingly play an essential role in resource generation. Learn how your staff and board can work together to develop a meaningful planned giving program.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Registration & Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 - 12:30 p.m.
Wisdom House, 229 East Litchfield Road, Litchfield

Registration Fee: $35 per person
*It’s highly recommended that staff and board members attend as a team.*

Register now. Space is limited.

Co-hosted by the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation and the Connecticut Community Foundation

Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.