Call for Dates – Nonprofit Business, Development & Administration Workshop on Demand

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An interactive two-day workshop designed to help you meet your organization’s management, fundraising and communication needs. This workshop explores best practices in non-profit management, offers practical learning opportunities, case studies, and networking with peers.

PATH Intl. approved CEU’s = 12 CE

Daily Agenda

Day 1: Nonprofit Business Administration:
Develop an understanding of and utilize solid management practices that will ensure your organization survives and thrives in today’s economy. Topics to include:

  • Best management practices
  • Committee and Board Relationships
  • Organizational Mission, Vision and Values
  • Operations Management Strategic Planning
  • Financial Management

Day 2: Fundraising and Communications:
Build a well-rounded fundraising program to ensure long-term financial sustainability. Topics to include:

  • Building a donor base
  • Appeal Program
  • Major Gifts Grant Research and Writing
  • Special Events
  • Planned Giving Cultivating Donor Relationships

In addition, there will be a discussion on developing a multi faceted approach to communicating with your constituency.
Topics will include: identifying your target audience, using social media tools and creating engaging newsletters

Who should attend?

  • Non-profit Business Professionals
  • Fundraising Professionals
  • Non-profit Executive Directors
  • Center or Agency Administrators
  • Non-profit Board Members


  • None

Workshop Faculty to Include:

  • Kitty Stalsburg, High Hopes Executive Director
  • Lesley Olsen, High Hopes Finance Director
  • Sara Qua, High Hopes Development Director

High Hopes has 45 years of demonstrated success in the field of EAAT & non-profit management:

  • Program, equine, and facility management.
  • Business management, marketing fundraising, & board development.
  • Volunteer management. We have over 650 volunteers serving our program, facility, equines & development.
  • Workshops, certifications and professional development in all aspects of Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies:
  • PATH Intl. Premier Accredited
    Center since 1979.
  • PATH Intl. Approved Instructor Training Course since 1996.
  • PATH Intl. Master, Advanced and Specialty Certified mentors.
  • Full service indoor and outdoor facility, extensive sensory trails and a dedicated air-conditioned classroom, library and kitchen facility.
  • High Hopes is located on a 120-acre bucolic campus, just 3 miles from I95 junction 70 on the outskirts of picturesque Old Lyme.

Local Accommodations:

We do not have accommodation on site but can provide a range of options, for every budget.


  • $250 for two days
  • or $150 for day 1
  • or $150 for day 2

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