November 19 - Author Claire Gaudiani to Address Local Nonprofits
Topic: “How You Can Effectively Make ‘the Ask’ to Help Support Your Charitable Cause in an Uncertain Economy”
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY- Claire Gaudiani, a nationally recognized author and expert on the history and economics of American philanthropy will address local nonprofits and board members on the topic: “How You Can Effectively Make the Ask to Help Support Your Charitable Cause in an Uncertain Economy.” This informative seminar will be held on Wednesday, November 19 from 9:30am to 11:30am at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel.
Claire Gaudiani is known for speaking about the synergy of capitalism and philanthropy, encouraging fundraisers, financial advisors, corporate leaders, and politicians to harness our tradition of moral entrepreneurship to solve today’s continuing problems of poverty and inequality.
A clinical professor at New York University, where she directs the graduate program in philanthropic studies, Claire recently wrote “The Greater Good” (Henry Holt/New York Times Books) a widely-cited book that argues Americans are not generous because we are rich, but rich because we are generous. She is also the author of “Generosity Rules!”, a handbook for personal generosity, and five additional books on scholarly and management topics.
This informative event is sponsored by the Dyson Foundation, Community Foundation of Dutchess County, Ulster County Community Foundation, Association of Fundraising Professionals - Mid-Hudson Chapter, Planned Giving Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley, United Way of Dutchess County, Grantmakers Forum of New York and the Community Service Organization Committee of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Cost is $5 to fund holders or members of our presenting partners or their respective boards $10 all others – parking is included.
Please R.S.V.P. by November 12 to the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce at 845-454-1700 x1000.
Questions - please call the Community Foundation at 845-452-3077.
Please click here to download the event flyer.