NonProfitGroup – Fostering LLC

NOTICE as of 8/26/14 Registration for this event is FULL. We will plan on hosting another event in the future (9-12 months). Please stay tuned for details.

Thanks for your interest.

Please contact Bruce Miles for Strategic Planning assistance:


Matt Foster for Donor Database (CRM) consulting and assistance:

Differentiated Board Work will detail methods to get ALL board members more actively engaged in development & fundraising. Emphasis will be placed on accurately breaking down development, & allowing board members to self-identify their abilities to work on specific tasks; in small groups & as individuals. Tools will be handed out & demonstrated that can be used quickly & easily in board or committee meetings.

Cultivating your Donor Database will cover the key essentials for using your database to make key decisions for events, mailers, and when to say thank you.

  • “Are you asking for money again?” How to add value between asks with your Donor Database System
  • Database segmentation – How “direct” are your direct mailings/e-mailings?
  • Creating a board member “call list”
  • Digital automatic re-occurring giving… adjust your process or go broke.
  • How to apply for “Best in Class” free-database-grant ($14,000 annual value)




About Your Presenters

bruce - NonProfitGroup Dr. Bruce Miles is the owner & CEO of the Big River Group. He was an Assistant Professor & taught  Graduate & Doctoral coursework in the areas of leadership, research, planning, finance & personnel. He is a  national-level presenter and trainer in the areas of strategic planning, organizational improvement,  organizational conflict, & difficult employees. Bruce has worked as a consultant for the past thirty-one years  and works with more than 8,000 participants/120 organizations each year.

matt2 - NonProfitGroupMatt-Foster - NonProfitGroup

 Matt Foster is the owner of Fostering LLC, a Customer Relationship Management(CRM) consulting  company. He has over 7 years of experience and skill in using and implementing CRM. Matt has CRM  experience with a fortune 500 company sales team, and also while serving as a development director  with Central Minnesota Youth for Christ. He has witnessed firsthand the benefits and challenges using a  CRM and has learned to leverage proper tools to make good organizations great.