Overview of Our Seminars and Workshops

Examples of the types of seminars and workshops Ruotolo Associates has conducted in order to advance the mission of our clients and philanthropic professionals:

  • The Elements of the Comprehensive Development Program
  • Creating and Fulfilling a Development Timeline
  • Making the Case…The Formation, Marketing and Selling of the Case Statement
  • The Development Office Report Card
  • Leadership/Board/Volunteer Recruitment
  • Board and Volunteer Training
  • Dynamics of a Successful Capital Campaign
  • A Governance Report Card
  • A Review of Recent Governance Legislation:  Best Practices/Transparency
  • The Art of Major Gifts…Roles of the Executive Director, Volunteers and Staff
  • Appropriate Role of Outside Counsel
  • Publications…Start to Finish
  • Improving Your Annual Fund
  • Face-to-Face Solicitation/Video TrainingWorkshops
  • Successful Direct Mail Fund Raising
  • Foundation and Corporate Grant Proposal Writing
  • Developing an Effective Marketing Plan
  • The Public Relations Toolbox
  • Planned Giving…Understanding the Vehicles and Marketing Techniques
  • Crisis Management…Dealing with the Inevitable
  • Record Keeping and Technology Issues
  • Maximizing Effective Use of Staff
  • Budgeting in a Small Development Shop