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Show us the Money! The Board's Role in Fundraising and Development

Tuesday, February 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Organized By University of Missouri-Kansas City - Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
Online Event


Our four-session introductory board member development program draws upon the nationally-noted expertise of Dr. David Renz, director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC, with presentations from a diverse group of experienced board leaders from across the Kansas City community. The goal of the series is to prepare current and emerging community leaders to serve effectively as members of the governing boards of nonprofit and other public service organizations. Starting Tuesday evening, January 29, the series will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom on four alternating Tuesday evenings (see below for specific dates).

Session 2: Show Us the Money! The Board’s Role in Fundraising and Development
Date: February 9, 2021 (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

  • Overview of Financial Leadership and Accountability
  • Board Roles in Fund Raising and Development
  • The Basics of Philanthropy and Raising Money
  • Insights from the Boardroom


MCNL has a limited number of partial scholarships that can be applied to the registration fee for most of our programs. Apply for a scholarship using our online form.