Rick Blain, Principal of the firm, and other associates, are often called upon to conduct workshops, seminars and training programs for board members, staff members and/or volunteers. These programs can be one hour, half-day, full-day or two-three days in duration. Program topics include:

  • Designing a Comprehensive Fundraising Strategy
  • Capital Campaigns: Feasibility to Funding
  • The Art of the Ask
  • Taking the Fear Out of Face-To-Face Solicitation
  • Grantsmanship: Art & Science
  • Personal and Effective Direct Mail Solicitation
  • The Irresistible Appeal
  • Generational Giving
  • Donor Retention: Where did they go?
  • Volunteers: You've got to love 'em.
  • Is your Board bored?
  • The Important Role of Public Relations: Community & Media Relations
  • The Telephone: Is it still "the next best thing to being there?"

In keeping with RRBA’s modus operandi, programs are tailored to the needs of each client.

Rick has been a presenter at the Non-Profit Management Institute, The Nonprofit Collaborative, and ECCF Institute for Trustees . He and other associates are frequent presenters for numerous trade associations and service organizations and other professional or community groups.

You can choose from one of these topics or RRBA will prepare a presentation to meet another specific need.

Allow RRBA to assist your team in reaching new heights – call us today to discuss the possibilities!


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