Coming up Jan. 6: Growing Resiliency Nonprofit Strengthening Webinar Series Part 5: Eight Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors

In this Fifth Installment of our Growing Resiliency Virtual Training Series, presented in partnership with Candid, you will learn about how donor relationships are critical to fundraising success at all stages of the development cycle.

Workshop Description: You will explore eight steps successful fundraisers take to reach and surpass their goals. These steps represent proven techniques for connecting with donors, effectively communicating your cause and cultivating long-term relationships.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain how selling your cause is a part of fundraising in the social sector;
  • Make the case for the value of donor relationships for fundraising success;
  • Assess your circles of influence to identify prospective new donors;
  • Draft a plan to improve relationships with your existing donors.

This training is ideal for:

  • Emerging to intermediate fundraisers
  • Advanced fundraising professionals who want to brush up on skills
  • Board members or prospective board members


To reserve your spot, RSVP to by Noon Jan. 5, at the latest. Your RSVP MUST include:

  1. Your Name
  2. Nonprofit Agency Affiliation
  3. Your Title
  4. Your E-mail


How to Attend

Maximum Capacity:

60 – First Come, First Served. Up to 2 representatives per agency may sign up to attend. A Zoom link will only be shared with those who RSVP per the instructions above.

Eligible Attendees:

Must be affiliated (staff, board member, volunteer) with a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that a) serves Kern County, b) is registered with Kern Community Foundation, and c) has attained a minimum Silver Transparency Rating on

Expected Commitment:

Kern Community Foundation is providing this customized workshop at no cost to participants. However, once registered, failure to attend without prior written cancellation by Noon Monday, January 4 (as we understand emergencies do come up), will disqualify registrant from attending other subsidized workshops in this series.