Upcoming Session

Fundraising Basics: How to Prioritize Efforts to Maximize Success

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)
Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AB3X3eXqRkaD8ADGk8FwnQ

Description: Whether you’re new to fundraising or have an established program, have you evaluated which efforts will maximize your success? The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation has a 30 year fundraising history and its Director of Development has almost 20 years of fundraising experience in a variety of industries. In the past few years, they’ve tripled their donor base and almost doubled their average annual amount raised. Learn which efforts have the biggest return on investment (ROI) based upon library surveys, experience, and proven success. You’ll leave with a road map to success that you can manage, no matter your team’s size.

About the Presenter: Rachel Heine is a philanthropy expert who delivers clear and impactful presentations that challenge audience members to examine their definition of success and what it takes to get there. She has 20 years of fundraising experience ranging from Executive Director of a small education foundation to major gift fundraiser at a nation-leading medical center. Since 2019, she has served as Director of Development at the Columbus Metropolitan Library where she has led a team of gifted fundraising professionals to meet new heights every single year. Rachel’s implementable strategies and easy to digest recommendations will be sure to help you focus on the highest priorities and greatest returns on your investment of time and energy.

Can’t make it to the live show? That’s okay. The session will be recorded and available on the Carterette Series Webinars site for later viewing.
To register for the online event
1. Go to registration page: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AB3X3eXqRkaD8ADGk8FwnQ
2. Complete and submit the form.
3. A URL for the event will be emailed to you immediately after registration.
4. If asked for a password to attend the webinar use 0000.


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Contact a member of the Carterette Series planning team with questions or suggestions: carteretteserieswebinars@georgialibraryassociation.org

About the Carterette Series Webinars

The Carterette Series Webinars (CSW) was named to honor one of our founding members, Pat Carterette.

In June of 2010, members of the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Public Library Service launched this educational webinar series. The series highlights trends, innovation, and best practices in libraries. The free sessions are open to interested parties from all geographic (and astral) locations. Topics are chosen to be of interest to students and employees from all library types, and each session is approved for one Georgia continuing education (CE) contact hour.

Webinar Archives

With the permission of the presenters, Carterette Series Webinars are recorded and posted in our archives within two weeks of the live presentations. Continuing education (CE) credit is not provided for viewing the recording of a webinar.

Please visit our archived sessions page to find recordings of previous Carterette Series Webinars.

Contact the Planning Team

For assistance or more information, please email us at carteretteserieswebinars@georgialibraryassociation.org

Carterette Series Webinars Planning Team

  • Ashley Dupuy
  • Michelle Lee
  • Emily Williams