Session 2 Workshops | Nuts & Bolts: Organizational and Project Development

Building your Base: Techniques for Raising Funds and Friends

Room: HM 148

Come join Cause Effective and ioby (in our back yards) to learn how to grow your resources by focusing your fundraising time and attention in the right areas. We’ll cover the fundraising cycle and specific techniques for donor prospecting and cultivation, then dive a little deeper into crowdfunding as a tactic for individual donor fundraising and community engagement. This workshop will provide a solid introduction for new fundraisers, and give you everything you need to know to set yourself up for success on your first crowdfunding campaign.

Speakers: Ngozi Okaro, Senior Associate, Cause Effective; Ethany Uttech, Partnerships Manager, ioby 






Data Matters: Measuring the Good Things Growing in your Garden or Farm

Room: HM 138

Join NYC farmers and gardeners for an interactive workshop on goal-setting and record-keeping with Farming Concrete. Hear from gardeners about their experiences and lessons learned with data collection and sample a workshop you can bring back to facilitate with your own garden. By the end of this workshop, participants will have: planned to set clear objectives for the season with their fellow gardeners; selected methods for measuring their progress toward achieving their goals; and practiced using the Farming Concrete website.

Speakers: Mara Gittleman Project Director, Farming ConcreteRosalba Lopez Ramirez, Former Garden Director, Kelly Street GardenPhilip Silva, Founder & Co-Director, TreeKITRichelle Trivedi, Master Herbalist


Nuts & Bolts: Organizational and Project Development