Disruptive Gifts

Sarah Harrison – Vice President, Philanthropic Services – The Denver Foundation

Thursday, November 2, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (11:00 a.m. – Registration/11:30 a.m. – Lunch & Annual Meeting/Noon – Program)
The Denver Country Club, 1700 East First Avenue, Denver, CO 80218
$40.00 CPGR Members; $55 non-members – prices increase $10 after October 27th

Reminder for members & guests outside the Denver Area – You can register to listen to the presentation from your office! Click below to register and sign up for the webinar.  Detailed info will be sent to you a few days before the program.

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Program Description

Disruptive Gifts
Every Development Director and nonprofit Board Member has had the “what if…” dream of that one big gift that will transform your organization. For many, those dreams include an expansion of current programming or the ability to finally start that new program you’ve been planning. But, in a time when donor restrictions on gifts are increasing, those gifts can come with stipulations that have the potential to disrupt your organization’s business as usual. How does an organization and its Board evaluate accepting disruptive gifts? How can you position yourself to ensure that you can embrace the opportunities in those disruptions? Sarah Harrison, Vice President of Philanthropic Services at The Denver Foundation will talk about the new world of disruptive gifts.

Sarah Harrison -Vice President of Philanthropic Services at The Denver Foundation
Sarah has worked in the nonprofit (or “social profit”) sector since completing her M.A. degree in English Literature at the University of Colorado-Boulder in 1981. In 2002, she joined the staff at The Denver Foundation, Colorado’s oldest and largest community foundation, where she assists individuals and families with their philanthropic goals and charitable planning activities. Prior to working at The Denver Foundation, Sarah held leadership positions at Morris Animal Foundation, The Colorado School of Mines, and Craig Hospital.

Trained in next generation philanthropy techniques by the 21/64 Institute, Sarah has expertise in family philanthropy, legal issues related to charitable giving, and ethical concerns in nonprofit governance. She is an adjunct professor for the University of Denver’s University College graduate certificate program in nonprofit studies, and a community volunteer. Sarah is the immediate past president of The Advancement Network, a past president of the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the 2013 recipient of the its Outstanding Professional Award, and a past volunteer of the year for the Junior League of Denver.

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Date(s) - Thursday, November 2, 2017
11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Denver Country Club

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