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Capital Campaigns Class St. Louis Public Library
St. Louis Public Library Grants & Foundation Center Capital Campaign Series w/ Dan Reynolds

Session 1: 
The Importance of a Pre-Campaign Planning and Feasibility Study

In this session, you will learn about the purpose and benefits of conducting a feasibility study for your organization.  We will discuss how this tool helps to clarify how you need to position your campaign for success, who will help to lead it, and opportunities for leadership gifts. (Session 1 of 2 sessions)

Session 2: 
Hallmarks of a Successful Campaign

Now that you've developed your road-map for your campaign, Dan will walk you through the elements and factors that define campaign success. He will guide a discussion about the stages of a campaign and lessons learned from the field.

Join Dan Reynolds, Managing Partner at HRA for this highly informative 2-part series at Central Library, Downtown St. Louis. This program is sponsored by the St. Louis Public Library's Grants & Foundation Center. Please direct all venue-related questions to Ms. Lisa Thorp at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (314) 539-0357.

Dan Reynolds, Managing Partner

Presenter: Dan Reynolds, Managing Partner

Part 1 - Tuesday, December 6, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Part 2 - Tuesday, December 13, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Location: Central Library, Downtown St. Louis
Cost: FREE

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Summer may be over, but you can still access recordings of these great programs! Interested? Please contact us to let us know which program we can send you.

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Dan Reynolds, Managing Partner

The Feasibility Study:
Understanding and Using this
Important Tool for Your Nonprofit

Feasibility studies are often used in relation to a campaign, but do you know how to leverage this tool to advance your organization's other capacity building efforts? A Feasibility Study is an effective tactic for gaining a LOT of insights: Test the market for a Capital Campaign, Find out the true fundraising potential of your Annual Fund Program, Spread the word about on your nonprofit's needs and goals, Identify your organization’s strengths and weaknesses, Develop an effective Case for Support that conveys your mission, Develop a Vision for fundraising goals over the next 3-5 years, Direct positive marketing and cultivation activities towards carefully selected individuals

Join Dan Reynolds, HRA Managing Partner, in this hour-long webinar to learn more about how Feasibility Studies work, and how your nonprofit can employ this important tool to advance 
all of your organization’s development goals.

This is a session you will not want to miss!

There will be time for a Q&A session at the end of this presentation

Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Time:  1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (CST)
Presenter: Dan Reynolds, Managing Partner
Cost: FREE

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The Power of High-Impact Philanthropy &
Donor Loyalty:  
Transform Your Organization by
Gaining & Retaining Donors 
Jim Radford

In the nonprofit world, a keen understanding of building High-Touch donor relationships to significantly impact your organization is of utmost importance.

Not sure what a “High-Touch Donor Relationship” is?  Then this webinar is for you! 

In this informative session, Jim Radford, HRA President, presents a compelling case for how High-Impact Philanthropy and Donor Loyalty can help to steward and retain donors of all levels in ways that will truly transform your organization. 

Build an Effective Donor Loyalty Program, Boost Major Gifts, Campaigns and Planned Giving Create a Memorable Donor Experience Unique to Your Organization, Develop a Donor-Centered Approach to Fundraising, Implement New Tactics for Donor Satisfaction & Retention

Emphasis in this session will be on Major Gift fundraising techniques and exploring innovative ideas for increasing donor loyalty and retention. You’ll learn powerful strategies to position your organization for achieving substantially greater fundraising results and building lasting friendships. A real win-win combination! 

There will be time for a Q&A session at the end of this presentation

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Time:  1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (CST)
Presenter: Jim Radford, President
Cost: FREE

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Strategies that Work: How to Create and Conduct an Effective Capital Campaign

Dan Reynolds, Managing Partner

Is your organization ready to take on a Capital Campaign?  Are you positioned for Campaign success?

Join HRA Managing Partner, Dan Reynolds, in this session that will discuss preparing for and directing a successful Campaign.

The webinar will address key, time-tested components required in creating, directing, and staffing your Capital Campaign. 

There will be time for a Q&A session at the end of this presentation

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Time:  1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (CST)
Presenter: Dan Reynolds, Managing Partner
Cost: FREE

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Need some inspiration?

Is your organization having trouble moving forward?
Are you having trouble cultivating the kind of donorship you want?
Is your Board no longer engaged?

HRA consultants are available for you!

From conference presentations and roundtable sessions, to seminars and workshops customized specifically for your organization, we bring a wealth of knowledge and years of experience to our highly engaging events. If you would like to invite an HRA consultant to speak at your next luncheon, event or meeting we would love to hear from you! 

Sample Session Topics:

  • Staying Ahead of the Curve: Top 10 Major Gift and Donor Trends for 2016

  • The Insider’s Guide to Conducting an Effective Feasibility Study

  • The Power of High Impact Philanthropy to Transform Your Organization

  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T:  Creative Ways to Let Your Donors Know They’re Special

  • Secrets of Conducting Successful Campaigns – Lessons from the Field

  • Foundations of Fortitude: Developing Courageous Leadership Skills to Move Ahead


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“Jim has the absolute perfect personality for raising funds.

Everything he has told us has fallen into place thus far, which simply proves that he is at the top of his field."


"The wealth of knowledge based on so many years of experience and success that you have   was so evident in the morning's presentation. We all learned a tremendous amount and are inspired to move forward on implementing new approaches to strengthening our financial base.

Awesome workshop!"


"In short, your demeanor inspires confidence."


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