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Fundraising Cohort

When: Friday, April 5th through Friday, May 17th (Skip April 19th)
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where: The Regas Building
318 N. Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee  37917
United States
Presenter: Kim Lauth
Contact: Eddie Crim

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All sessions will take place at The Regas Building from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Friday, April 5th

Friday, April 12th

***Skip April 19th

Friday, April 26th

Friday, May 3rd

Friday, May 10th

Friday, May 17th


Member: $400.00

Non-Member: $1,200.00


In the ABN Fundraising Cohort, led by nonprofit fundraising expert Kim Lauth, CFRE, participants will learn from her and from each other.


You'll leave knowing:

  • How to manage their time and resources to maximize fundraising impact. (Planning)
  • Strategies for developing strategic relationships including when and how to make the ask. (Execution)
  • The number one skill for any fundraiser - leading up.  Learn how to work with other staff, board members and volunteers to create maximum impact. (Personal Development)

Learning Objectives Include:

  • Grow confidence in asking for funds, cultivating donors, and engaging board members.

  • Learn practical skills on developing individual donors, building their organizational strategies to raise contributed income, and developing their own leadership approaches to fundraising within their organizations.

  • Draw strength and support from other leaders of nonprofits in our community.

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CFRE Credits:

Full participation in How to Prepare a Successful Annual Appeal Letter is applicable for 2 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or re-certification. For more information about the Certified Fund Raising Executive credential visit



Kim Lauth, CFRE has over 27 years of experience in the nonprofit field and has helped raise millions of dollars for charitable causes.  For the last 5 years she has owned Kim Lauth Consulting, LLC, a full-service consultancy focused on helping charitable organizations build their capacity through fundraising, coaching, strategy and training.  She is also an expert trainer and consultant with the Alliance for Better Nonprofits in Knoxville, TN. A sought-after speaker and trainer, Kim launched the “Nonprofit Superpowers” podcast and video series in 2017.

She is a past president of the Smoky Mountain Planned Giving Council and the Great Smoky Mountain Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).  She was named “Fundraising Professional of the Year” by AFP in 2016.  Kim has held the CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) certification since 2002. Kim serves on several local boards and recently completed a 2-year term on the national board of directors for the League of Women Voters, in Washington, D.C.

In her free time, you can find her, along with her husband Kent seeing her favorite 1980’s bands in concert. She’s the one dancing like no one is watching.


Cancellation Courtesy:
If you wish to cancel your registration, notification of your registration cancellation must be received by email to Eddie Crim at five business days prior to the class. Please view our full cancellation policy here.

Special Accommodations:
If you require special accommodation in order to attend an ABN training, please contact Eddie Crim at 865-313-2077 or no less than 5 days prior to the training you wish to attend.


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