2012 “Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit” Series Begins with Exclusive Session for Executive Directors and Board Chairs

May 21, 2012

Seminar to Address the Fundamentals of Fundraising for Nonprofits
GREENVILLE, SC – May 21, 2012 – DNA Creative Communications (DNA), in collaboration with the Community Foundation of Greenville, the Hollingsworth Funds, Inc, and United Way of Greenville County, is kicking off its 2012 “Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit” educational series with its first session “Leadership Synergy: Fundraising Fundamentals for Success” on June 13th.
The half day interactive workshop is designed exclusively for Board Chairs and Executive Directors and will focus on key functions of board leadership that fuel nonprofit success. Some of the topics that will be covered include defining fundraising goals, establishing lasting relationships with donors, and donor recognition. The session will address the need for successful fundraising tools given the challenges that nonprofits face in the current economic situation, and will provide Board Chairs and Executive Directors with effective skills that they can apply to their organizations’ fundraising campaigns.
“Leadership Synergy” will be held at the Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on June 13th. To register for the workshop, please visit www.dnacc.com or call 864-235-0959 extension 0. Session registration is $40 and includes breakfast and materials.
The seminar will feature a special presentation by Carl Beard, an experienced fundraising professional   from CCBeard & Associates, whose consulting practice has provided opportunities to serve a rich diversity of clients, from Clemson University to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, VA, and whose capital campaigns have ranged from $6 million to $500 million.
The session will also include a panel discussion led by the following people:

  • Ed Good, Hollingsworth Funds, Inc.
  • Darrin Goss, United Way of Greenville County
  • Herb Johnson, Michelin, NA
  • Sue Priester, Greenville Women Giving
  • Cheryl Smith, Fluor

The 2012 series sponsors are the Community Foundation of Greenville, United Way of Greenville County, Hollingsworth Funds, Inc, Dixon Hughes Goodman, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Sullivan Company, Greenville Journal, Martin Printing Company, and TOWN Magazine. 

Additional workshops in DNA’s 2012 series include Web Fusion 2.0, Brand Handling, and Power Pitch. Registration is open now with an Early Bird discount for those who register by May 31st. For complete details, and for a full list of upcoming workshops, please visit DNA’s website at www.dnacc.com or call 864-235-0959 extension 1.

DNA Creative Communications
DNA is the leading communications partner for nonprofit and government organizations that enhance the quality of life in their communities. We focus our efforts on the education, human service, and sustainability sectors by offering a variety of targeted strategies including: brand positioning; online, media and crisis communications; community outreach programs; and special events.
On an annual basis, DNA offers our Live Here Give Here program and Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit educational series.  DNA is the proud recipient of the Greenville Chamber’s 2005 Small Business of the Year Award and the Community Foundation of Greenville’s 2011 Creative Spirit Award. For more information, please call 864-235-0959 ext 2 or visit www.dnacc.com.