One of the most requested program topics for 2020 is prospect research. Join us for a focused discussion about how a seasoned nonprofit fundraiser conducts in-depth yet cost effective fundraising research, with an emphasis on your own nonprofit's databases.
Carolyn M. Appleton got her start in nonprofit fundraising in Austin in the 1980s. Since then, she has worked across Texas, often in remote locations with little or no staff support. New technologies and the Internet have helped Carolyn achieve her fundraising goals, and then some! In 2011, she launched Carolyn's Nonprofit Blog, which today has more than 100 nations visiting annually.
Carolyn has been an NTEN: Nonprofit Technology Network volunteer for ten years. She received a national NTENy award for her volunteer efforts. Carolyn has spoken during the annual NTC: Nonprofit Technology Conference (and others), she has authored a variety of articles on nonprofit fundraising and communications, and in 2019, she was pleased to help TechSoup develop an online nonprofit disaster preparation and recovery course funded by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. In 2019, Carolyn also became a Qgiv affiliate. Join us for this hands-on insider program!
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Independent Fundraising & Communications Expert - Carolyn M. Appleton
Carolyn M. Appleton has decades of hands-on major gift fundraising and communications experience across Texas. She is known as a trouble-shooter and a "can-do" tech savvy fundraiser.Read More
Carolyn M. Appleton holds two degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and she is an elected member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and DAR: Daughters of the American Revolution. She began working in the nonprofit sector as a volunteer during graduate school, and then was hired half-time then full-time. Her first professional training came via The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles, California and that strong foundation has guided her work ever since. Carolyn has written several articles on nonprofit fundraising and communications and today, her primary professional affiliation is NTEN: Nonprofit Technology Network. She has raised millions including for seemingly "impossible" campaigns and major gift "clean-up" operations. Making use of new technologies in the absence of staff support has made a world of difference. In 2011, she launched Carolyn's Nonprofit Blog at the encouragement of NTEN, and today Carolyn has more than 100 nations visiting annually. Carolyn has received awards from several nonprofit organizations including a 2011 NTENy award for volunteer service.