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Fundraising Programs

That are Effective, Easy to Manage and Consistently Raise Money.
Arming Nonprofit Leaders with Knowledge and Confidence.
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What Bold Leading Can Do

When you engage your key stakeholders, You Win!

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Engage and equip your board of directors. Help each board member become an ambassador for your organization.
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Helping you connect with, lead, and equip your staff to do the work of the organization and make the biggest impact.

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Equipping you and your team to connect with donors in person
for annual fundraising major projects, and capital campaigns.
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We PROVIDE Real Answers

Take Advantage of Nearly 20 Years of Nonprofit Leadership Experience

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Board Training

Helping your board become the best possible ambassadors and
policy makers for your organization.

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Executive Coaching

Helping you strategize operations & fundraising so you can have the confidence you desire, and the productivity you need.
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Real Solutions

Making Charity Simple and Successful

Annual Fundraising

Our team can help with direct mail, online giving, and major gift fundraising for your annual fundraising. With all the hard work you do for your annual fundraising, we can help you leverage your efforts through major gift fundraising sprints.
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Capital Fundraising

Contemplating and preparing for large scale fundraising projects takes courage and planning. Our team can help you assess your ability to initiate a campaign then plan and manage it to success.
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One-day or two-day sessions can help you organize your universe. Having an outside facilitator frees you to participate in the fundraising or organization strategy sessions and allows your team to feel safe enough to bring new ideas.
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What our Clients say

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Dave, Thank you for taking the time to come and invest in us and Just One Africa. Your input is greatly valued and your care felt deeply. I know the seeds that were planted and the prayers and efforts that will water them will bring forth good fruit and lives will be impacted and transformed. Thank you for being JUST ONE!

Living on Purpose, Clay & Amy Churchill
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Friends… this life would be awful without them :) But honestly, having a friend who can encourage and share the insights of much needed information is a special kind of frosting...but I just want you to know from my heart that I really do appreciate you! Until next time, Dave!

Blessings, Jill Chandler
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I feel blessed having the opportunity to work with Dave. He has great advice about connecting donors to nonprofits in a fun, meaningful way. He speaks from experience and knows how to guide fundraisers through the challenging business of managing finances, relationships, staff and maximizing return on investment.

Lisa Jackson - Executive Director
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Many thanks for your investment of time and ideas in the development of Legacy and the dreams of the students we embrace. Your wealth of experience and people skills are inspiring to me! It is good to hear from a person who has been in the thick and muck of the nonprofit world. Thank you for all of your streamline ideas and strategies to help us improve! Thank you for your commitment to wanting to make Fargo a better place for all people. You have created ideas that have made Legacy a more impactful connection between people with resources and children who lack them. Thank you Dave!

Mary Jean Dehne - Legacy Children’s Foundation
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Meet Dave

About the Founder

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As a young first time executive director and fundraiser, I had so much to learn. All I wanted was for someone to make it simple and tell me how to put together a successful fundraising team.  I wanted to know what I was not doing that might be hurting our organization. Each time I stared at our budget and the payroll, my stomach hurt.

Thirteen years later, I had grown our development team from zero (unless you counted me) to 6 people.  This team was responsible for raising $1.6M. When I started, the organization raised $250k per year in individual and business donations. In 2014, over $2M (if you included capital pledges).
I know what it is to be overwhelmed with little time, lots of passion, and a desire to do the right things. All I wanted was to have someone help me Make Successful Fundraising Simple.

In 2015, I started Bold Leading with the desire to help individuals and teams that feel the same way. I love nonprofits. I love people who are helping people in their local community move forward and gain opportunities.

Our team is ready to help you. We can help build your team of fundraising all stars or we can become part of your team of all stars. 

Don’t wait. Take your nonprofit to new heights

Contact Bold Leading today.  Grow your cause and your community.


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