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The Art and Science of Donor Development

Ideal for seasoned professionals as well as newer development staff, The Art and Science of Donor Development is a powerful means of connecting to the heart of philanthropy. This workshop helps participants understand donor motivations and how to meet the needs of donors as well as those of their institutions.

In-person Workshops

Virtual Workshops

Two-day, in-person workshops are held throughout the country each year. The current schedule is below, with additional offerings added regularly.

August 8–9, 2019 | Denver, CO
October 15–16, 2019 | Seattle, WA
October 17–18, 2019 | Sydney, Australia
December 11–12, 2019 | Chicago, IL

The four-part, virtual workshops will be held from 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. CT on the following dates:

SOLD OUT Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Thursday, August 1, 2019


Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020



CFRE Approved Provider for Continuing Education

This workshop is applicable for 14.00 continuing education points in the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.





About Advancement Resources

Advancement Resources is a world leader in research-based professional education and breakthrough thinking in philanthropy.