Elle Lamboy is the Vice President of Advancement and Communications for the Gettysburg Foundation, specializing in philanthropic fundraising, membership strategy, and marketing. In her role for the Foundation, she led her team in raising substantial funds to preserve Gettysburg National Military Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site.
Brian Klinzing is the Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Gettysburg Foundation. He is a proven business development leader and relationship manager with twenty years of experience.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Elle Lamboy and Brian Klinzing talk about the strategic planning process behind gala fundraising
- The activities of a strategic fundraising gala
- How to get high net worth people to participate in your gala
- Following up after the event
- What to do after a successful gala: plan the next event to be even better
In this episode…
Many organizations put on fundraising events and galas—but not many use it as a strategic vehicle to get the fundraising results they desire.
Elle Lamboy and the Gettysburg Foundation team have perfected the strategy behind planning a gala to achieve friendships, partnerships, and donations. So how do Elle and her team go about organizing a successful fundraising gala?
Listen to this episode of the Philanthropy212 Podcast with Penny Cowden to learn more about strategic gala fundraising. In this episode, Penny and her guests Elle Lamboy and Brian Klinzing of the Gettysburg Foundation, discuss the strategic gala fundraising planning process, strategies for following up after the event, and how to make each gala bigger and better than the last.
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Resources Mentioned in this episode
- Penny Cowden on LinkedIn
- Gettysburg Foundation
- Gettysburg National Military Park
- Eisenhower National Historic Site
- Friends of the Gettysburg Memberships
- Elle Lamboy on LinkedIn
- Brian Klinzing on LinkedIn
- Robert Wilburn on LinkedIn
- Stephen Lang on Twitter
- George F. Will on Twitter
Sponsor for this episode…
This episode is brought to you by Philanthropy212, a fundraising consulting company focused on helping not-for-profit organizations build sustainable practices and programs that raise more than just money.
Philanthropy212’s founder, Penny Cowden, has 25 years of experience in the industry and has helped raise more than $100 million for non-profits such as PeaceHealth, Sisters of Charity, Inova Health System, Banner Health System, and Sun Health.