The Winkler Group is proud to announce its partnership with the AFP Lowcountry Chapter to host a four-hour intensive workshop designed to help participants prepare and plan for their next capital campaign. This workshop will be held at the Mount Pleasant Staybridge Suites on May 18th from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. It is ideal for nonprofit professionals looking to expand their campaign knowledge and learn the steps they should take to launch future campaigns. 

For the past 12 years, the Winkler Group has led immersive workshops to teach professionals how to run a campaign from beginning to end. The course has guided hundreds of organizations to raise funds to build new facilities, launch new services, and grow their endowments—all to benefit the causes they serve.

Workshop participants can expect to learn how to:
  • Assess campaign readiness.
  • Create a case for support that appeals to donors.
  • Strategically use the campaign planning phase as a cultivation opportunity.
  • Engage staff, volunteers, and campaign leaders.
  • Identify new leadership campaign donors and volunteers.

The workshop is taught by Jim Bush, Winkler Group Principal and President. He injects humor and real-life scenarios into the workshop, so participants leave with an in-depth understanding of how to set your campaign up for success.

Interested in attending?

Registration is easy! Simply click the button below or visit https://afpsclowcountry.charityproud.org/EventRegistration/Index/8884 to register.

For those not able to make the May 18th workshop in conjunction with the AFP SC Lowcountry Chapter, the Winkler Group is partnering with the AFP Central SC Chapter to host the workshop in Columbia September 15th, 2022. The Winkler Group is thrilled to be partnering with AFP chapters to offer this course and help nonprofits prepare for a campaign in a post-pandemic world.


About the Speaker

Dr. Dondi Costin, Charleston Southern University President, is joining Jim Bush, Winkler Group President, to present The Power of a Capital Campaign to Transform a University: Charleston Southern University’s Case Study at the CCCU International Forum in Dallas on February 12 at 1:30. 

Jim Bush has devoted his 30-year career to fundraising and has raised over $150 million throughout his career. A well-known speaker, Mr. Bush has presented at more than fifty national and international fundraising conferences; he has been named the top speaker at six international conferences.  His articles on fundraising have been published in leading nonprofit journals.  Mr. Bush is a member of the Giving USA Editorial Review Board and is a voting member of the Giving USA board.  He holds a B.A. degree from Elon University.

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