Train and retain your staff and volunteer teams.

Whether on the front lines of fundraising and board leadership or program delivery, your staff and volunteers will remain engaged and motivated with training and support that equip them for success. Project Partners offers seminars and workshops, coaching, facilitation, strategic planning and customized instruction. Call on us, too, for personable, professional luncheon and conference speakers.

Among our Specialties

  • Business and education partnerships. - Creating a lovefest.

  • Can you hear me now? – Donor-centric communications.

  • Cooperation and collaboration for the common good. – Create greater impact.

  • Crucial strategies to increase your grant writing success. – Maximize your efforts to raise more money. 

  • Beyond the pink napkins℠. – A guide to more purposeful events.

  • Beyond the pink napkins℠. – A proven approach to evaluating fundraising events.

  • Beyond the pink napkins℠. – Fundraising event principles that work in any economy.

  • Beyond the pink napkins℠. – Ten steps to transition from themed fundraising events to mission-minded fundraising.

  • Mission and major gifts. – Where and how do I start?

  • Strategic Planning. – Not only the why and what, but the how and when.

  • Volunteers. You can’t live with them. You can’t live without them. – Expert volunteer management.

  • Who do you know? Who needs to know you? - Relational marketing and fundraising.

  • Your board’s role in fundraising. – Remove the mystery and add the fun and reward.

Prior speaking, coaching, facilitating, and training engagements

AFP CFRE Review Course--marketing and communications for fundraising module

AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference

AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course

AFP membership luncheons of the Fort Worth, Lubbock, and Midland chapters

Arlington Life Shelter Board of Directors - "The Board’s Role in Fundraising" and staff orientation to development plan

Arlington Public Library Foundation board training

Big 12 Development Conference

Birdville Education Foundation strategic planning

Blue Zones Senior staff retreat

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth staffing team planning facilitation for new initiative

BRIT Strategic Planning consulting and program development

BrothersKeepers board retreat facilitations

Camp Fire USA First Texas Council program staff training, board retreat and development staff coaching

Center for Nonprofit Management/Huckabee workshop for education foundations

Child Study Center Foundation staff training

City of Dallas Civil Service Board training

Community Conversations facilitation for the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (now Trinity Metro)

Community Storehouse of Keller staff retreat

Dementia Friendly Fort Worth board work session

Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA) professional development workshop and membership luncheon

Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas strategic planning and board work sessions

DRC strategic planning consulting and facilitation

Fort Worth Academy board retreat session on the Board’s Role in Fundraising

Fort Worth Chamber Quality Workforce Development Committee - subcommittee on student career and college readiness

Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition strategic planning and board work sessions

Fort Worth Early Childhood Initiative counsel

Fort Worth ISD Education Foundation board work session planning and facilitation

Fort Worth Sister Cities International executive committee work sessions and board retreat

Funding Information Center (FIC) special events panel

Gladney Center for Adoption Gladney Family Association volunteer leadership training; Executive Leadership Team retreat

Greater Keller Chamber board workshop

HEB ISD Education Foundation strategic planning

Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation strategic planning board work session and staff retreat with 16personalities focus

Key School in-services for educational team

MACE (Mexican American College Education Fund, Inc.) coaching/consulting for volunteer board leaders

"Making the Most of Your Fundraising Event" presented by Auctionpay

Marble Falls Education Foundation board work session

Meals on Wheels development staff training

MHMR Visions Foundation strategic planning consulting and facilitation

Minority Chamber Workshop at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce

North Texas Clean Air Coalition—from initiative to nonprofit

Northeast Leadership Forum

Nurse-Family Partnership - Western USA program development team

P-16 Council educator/business panel discussion at UTA

Partnership for Philanthropic Planning - Lone Star Council

"Philanthropy in our Town--Today and Tomorrow" workshop, sponsored by FIC (now CNM) and the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation

Plano ISD Education Foundation Board Retreat

Presbyterian Foundation (USA) development officer training

Renaissance Training Institute For Empowered Living, Inc. board development and training

Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce board retreat facilitation

SafeHaven of Tarrant County fund development committee and board

Senior Citizen Services of Greater Tarrant County Long Range Planning Committee consulting and board retreat facilitation

Sixty & Better strategic planning consulting and facilitation

Tarrant Independent School Consortium (TISC) membership meeting

Tarrant Literacy Coalition workshop and strategic planning consulting and facilitation

Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) Midwinter Conference

Texas Regional Alignment Network/Denton and Tarrant County

TCC Foundation board retreat consulting and facilitations

TCU Alumni Association’s Presidents Council

Texas Education Foundation Network Conference presentations on Events, Board Engagement, Annual Campaign Management

Texas Pediatrics Society Foundation board retreat consulting and facilitation

Texas State Technical College Women’s Leadership Conference

United Way Council of Agency Executives

Women Business Assistance Center’s "Lunch and Learn"

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County board retreat and Community Summit planning committee

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