Presentations and training sessions

While West Wind Consulting conducts many individual training sessions for our clients, below is a sampling of training sessions provided to other organizations and groups in recent years.

Kathy Cole

Finger Lakes Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Lessons Learned from Hangar Theatre's Capital Campaign—co-presenters Lisa Bushlow, Executive Director hangar Theatre, and Paula Peter, President, The Solstice Group, Inc. and former Board President Hanger Theatre, April 3, 2012

Ithaca Institute

Campaign 101—co-presenter Paula Peter, President, The Solstice Group, Inc. and co-founder Ithaca Institute, November 10, 2011

SUNY CUAD

The Art of the Ask—Leadership Session: Problem Solving for CAOs, June 10, 2010

Central New York Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

A Conversation about “The Conversation” , February 8, 2010

Ithaca Sciencecenter

The Board’s Role in Fundraising, November 23, 2009

Ithaca Institute

The Art and Discipline of Major Gifts Fundraising— co-presenter Paula Peter, President ,The Solstice Group, Inc. and co-founder Ithaca Institute, November 4-5, 2009

Ithaca Institute

Leadership Intensive for CAOs in Higher Education II— co-presenter Paula Peter, President ,The Solstice Group, Inc. and co-founder Ithaca Institute, November 12-14, 2008

Central New York Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Creating Relationships that Stand the Test of Time, December 19, 2007 Back to Top

Maya Gasuk

Ithaca Institute

Managing an Annual Fund in Today's Environment, January 23, 2012

CASE Annual Giving Conference

Creating a Marketing Calendar–Spinning Calling Data into Gold– What to Say and How to Say It co-presented with Tammie Ruda, Executive Director Annual Fund, Brown University, November 7-9, 2011

CASE District II [received District II Faculty Star for presentation]

Surpass Your Annual Fund Goal - Double Your Annual Fund in Five Years – co-presented with Catharine Potvin, Senior Director, Annual Fund, Union College and Kathy Cole, President, West Wind Consulting Strategies in Fund Raising, LLC., February 7, 2011

Ithaca Institute

Managing an Annual Fund in Today's Environment, January 24, 2011

Annual Giving Director's Consortium

When Budget Cuts Happen—Change as Opportunity, April 13, 2010

IVY/MIT Annual Giving Conference

Direct mail segmentation strategies – co-presented with Tammie Ruda, Executive Director Annual Fund, Brown University, March 25, 2008

Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State

Strengthening Your Annual Fund, October 23, 2007

Finger Lakes Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Strengthening Your Annual Fund, February 6, 2007

Finger Lakes Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Marketing your Annual Fund, July 7, 2005

IVY/MIT Annual Giving Conference

Generational Marketing — Marketing to position your Annual Fund, March 18, 2003

Union College

Reunion Campaigns—expanding your reach through volunteer management, July 25, 2002 Back to Top