Firing Up Your Fundraising: Digging into Development Operations
April 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Dig into the fundamentals of development operations with Joanna Schnedler, Executive Director of the Minnesota Theater Alliance. This session will be especially useful to smaller and/or newer organizations, as well as a helpful “back to basics” refresher for staff and volunteers at performing arts organizations of any size!
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About the presenter:
Joanna Schnedler has been active in the Minnesota theater community for over 18 years, with experience ranging from small start-ups to major performance venues. Initially a Stage Manager, Joanna worked for a variety of Minnesota theaters and opera companies, and was a member of Actors Equity Association. Joanna has been involved with Minnesota theaters as a board member, business manager, director, technician, costumer designer, properties designer, and in box office/front of house roles, including eight years with Theatre de la Jeune Lune as Performance Manager. When not working in theater, Joanna’s focus has been in fund development for nonprofit social service and social enterprise organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Theater Arts from Simpson College, a Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management and a Master of Business Administration from Hamline University. In recent years, Joanna held the position of General Manager for the Fitzgerald Theater in downtown St. Paul, managing the business operations for this major performing arts and public radio venue, and most recently worked in a consulting role at the Fitzgerald, with finance/budgeting, fundraising and historic preservation projects.
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This training is part of a 5-training series with the Minnesota Theater Alliance. Register for a single workshop, or get a great deal with a 5-workshop package. The full series includes:
- Planned Giving for Your Organization
January 29, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
- Are We Ready to Take the Next Step? The Beginning of a Capital Campaign
February 21, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
- Expanding Your Reach. Engaging Your Board.
March 19, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
- Digging into Development Operations
April 16, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
- Art of Asking
May 14, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
All sessions will take place at SpringBOX – 262 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55103.
5 session series: $100 for members / $160 for non-members
Single sessions: $25 for members / $40 for non-members