Building a Strong Corporate Fundraising Program

Date and Time: Friday, April 3, 2020 - 09:00 am to 04:00 pmLocation: WSFS - 1818 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103


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Corporate fundraising has been changing dramatically in recent years, augmented by the acceptance of corporate social responsibility, making it essential for nonprofits who are seeking connections with businesses to change and adapt their approaches and offerings.  Countless corporate mergers and restructuring make it even more critical for you to target your efforts in reaching out to corporations to negotiate mutually beneficial relationships.

This course will provide a broad overview of corporate philanthropy and fundraising to help you expand or diversify your organization’s funding base.  It will explore the traditional avenues of support through corporate foundations, matching gift programs, and corporate contributions budgets and will take an in-depth look at corporate sponsorship and cause-related marketing. The course will introduce real examples highlighting preferred approaches and what businesses want to receive for their philanthropic efforts.

SKU: N/A Category: Audience: Executive directors, development staff, and others interested in strengthening their corporate relations/fundraising program Certificate Programs: Fundraising

Event Location

Date: April 03rd, 2020

Location: WSFS

Address: 1818 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Member $139
Non-Member $169


  • Patrick J. Feeley, MBA, CFRE

    Patrick J. Feeley, MBA, CFRE, has been fundraising in the nonprofit sector since 1993.  He is currently Chief Development Officer for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  Prior to that he was Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Caron Treatment Centers.

    Prior to Caron, Pat worked in development at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in several management positions overseeing a wide range of areas from major gifts to special events. Prior to that he was director of corporate and foundation relations at La Salle University.  He previously held several fundraising and management positions with Junior Achievement.

    Pat earned a BA from


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