Fundamentals of Fundraising Seminar

CBCF 9 News 9 Fundamentals of Fundraising Seminar

Karen E. Osborne, of The Osborne Group, presented a lively and engaging seminar on September 18, 2013 addressing “Fundamentals of Fundraising” for nonprofit organizations. Funding was provided by the Blanche Davis Moore Foundation, the Ed Rachal Foundation and the Earl C. Sams Foundation, with Coastal Bend Community Foundation hosting the event.

Mrs. Osborne has graciously permitted CBCF to share her presentation via this website. Additional information on fundraising and other issues of interest to nonprofit organizations can be found on The Osborne Group website,

Click here to download the presentation.

Fundamentals of Fundraising – Part 1

Fundamentals of Fundraising – Part 1

Fundamentals of Fundraising – Part 1

Fundamentals of Fundraising – Part 1


The Mission of the Foundation is to improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend by building community endowment and addressing social, educational, environmental, and cultural needs through the awarding of grants and scholarships.

The Foundation’s Vision is to provide the Coastal Bend with:

  • Efficient gift options to meet donors’ charitable wishes
  • Effective grants to charitable organizations and scholarships to students
  • Ethical leadership to promote and enhance area philanthropy

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