2015 CPGR Committees

1 – Program Committee:

  • Represents all CPGR programming (except Symposium)
  • Symposium Committee will meet with the Programming Committee once a year – April.
  • Sponsorship value for all Programs is $8 000 per year. There are two co-chairs and at least one should be on the CPGR board.
  • Themes in general to be confirmed by board but may include:
    • Global perspective on topical issues – ie: Economic Forecast held once a year
    • Donor Relations topics and general fundraising issues
    • Ethics
    • Key topics being presented nationally
  • There are the following sub-committees:

Lunch Program Committee:

  • 1-2 co-chairs (does not have to be a board member)
  • Plans 4 annual lunch programs in January, March, September & November
  • General themes of fundraising donor relations and topics that appeal to entire membership
  • Sponsorship value is $6 000 or $1 500 per luncheon

Brown Bag Committee:

  • 1-2 co-chairs (does not have to be a board member)
  • Plans 3-4 programs throughout the year – February April October November
  • The new structure we piloted in 2012 was to host 2 sessions over lunch as the original intent and then 2 sessions that are 3-4 hours (or half day) with a panel of speakers. We will continue with that structure.
  • General themes are – entry level for people newer to fundraising and planned giving
  • Sponsorship value is $1000 for the year

Technical Series Committee:

  • 1-2 co-chairs (does not have to be a board member)
  • Plans 3 programs throughout the year – Feb, April and October
  • General themes are high level and mostly technical discussions for professional advisors and those who have been in gift planning for several years’
  • Sponsorship value is $1 000 for the year

2 – Symposium Committee:

  • Co-Chairs – Both on the Board
  • Meets with Program Committee in April – May to make sure all programming is covered.
  • Sponsorship value for the Symposium is $30 000 – $36 000 per year.
  • Brings in National Speakers & uses some local talent.
  • Networking

3 – Membership Committee:

  • Co-Chairs – One from the Board; another a prospective Board member
  • Converts guests to members
  • Retains members
  • Member benefits
  • Mentor Program

4 – Marketing Committee:

  • C0-Chairs – One from the Board; another a prospective Board member
  • Communicates to members and prospective members: website E-newsletter program announcements and Symposium marketing materials

5 – Outreach Committee:

  • Co-Chairs – One from the Board; another a prospective Board member
  • Works to provide our programs via webinar through Colorado Wyoming and New Mexico
  • Works with host sites to spread the word about CPGR membership
  • Promotes Symposium

6 – Development Committee:

  • Co-Chairs – Both from the Board
  • Works with Board to ensure entire Board effort
  • Provides Board with information to pursue new sponsors
  • Thanks previous sponsors
  • Reaches out to previous sponsors and prospective sponsors in (Sep/Oct) to ensure inclusion in next year’s budgets
  • Solicits sponsors
  • Explores & develops a plan for other revenue

7 – Nominating Committee:

  • Chair “Past year CPGR President:”
  • Develops a slate of nominees that would add balance diversity and expertise to the board
  • Present slate to BOD for approval by July Board meeting