We’ll cover the basics for how to fundraise for major gifts from people who have the capacity to give big dollars. We’ll walk through everything from how to think about the process, concrete steps to take, and timelines to plan for.
Speaker: Melanie Camp
About the Speaker:
Melanie Camp, Director of Major Gifts Acquisition at Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), leads the initiative to build and reinforce the pipeline of CJP’s future philanthropic leaders. She is chiefly responsible for leading a team to grow new relationships for CJP including the development and implementation of strategies and initiatives with a focus on potential major donors under age 50. In addition to this work, Melanie manages a portfolio of the Boston Jewish community’s highest capacity donors and prospects focusing on growing current use, planned and endowment gifts as well as donor advised funds.
Prior to joining CJP, Melanie served as the Director of Partnerships for the GreenLight Fund, a venture philanthropy organization focused on importing innovative social enterprise models with demonstrated results in the local community. Before joining the GreenLight team, Melanie managed special events and the Young Professionals group at the Boston Public Library Foundation.
This session is targeted to Social Impact teams in the i-lab’s Venture Program. For team leads in the i-lab Venture Program, it’s best to register through the i-lab portal here or through the program calendar. Otherwise you can register below.