The Do-Able Development Plan

When:  Mar 20, 2024 from 08:30 AM to 10:15 AM (ET)
Associated with  AFP DE, Brandywine Chapter

Program will be presented in-person only in Room 105 of the Community Service Building. Validated parking in the Community Service Garage, 111 W. 11th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. 

Please note: If the "FULL" sign is lit at the garage, please feel free to enter and bring your ticket for validation. CSB allows space for AFP program attendees.

8:30 a.m. - Doors Open / Networking
9:00 - 10:15 a.m. - Program

$15/AFP Member; $35 Non-Member

This session will highlight the essential building block to success: a do-able development plan. Learn how to assess what your organization can do with available staff, volunteers, and resources. Focus your time on fundraising efforts your organization can implement successfully. Learn how to create a development plan that will prioritize your efforts and keep you on track. Learn how you can easily analyze your past fundraising results to focus your future planning and goals. Leave this session with the start of a development plan or ways to refresh your current plan.

During this session, you will learn how to:

  • Create a realistic development plan
  • Develop a fundraising budget
  • Evaluate fundraising program’s effectivenes

Presenter:  Stephanie Cory, CAP®, CFRE, Principal, Stephanie Cory Consulting

About the Presenter

Stephanie has dedicated her career to the nonprofit sector for 20 years. She has served as an executive director for a health advocacy organization as well as held development and program management roles for human services organizations. She is an adjunct faculty member for Villanova University’s College of Professional Studies where she teaches fundraising. Recognized for her excellence in teaching and facilitation, Stephanie was named a Master Trainer by the Association of Fundraising Professions. Demonstrating her commitment to best practices, she is a BoardSource Certified Governance Consultant and a Licensed Standards for Excellence® Consultant. Stephanie authored a chapter on boards and fundraising for the second edition of The Handbook of Board Governance, which was published by John Wiley & Sons in 2020.

Approved for 1.25 CFRE Education points 


Community Service Building, Room 105
100 W. 10th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
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