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2019 International School of Fundraising | Rome, Italy

4 days, $699 (including daily lunch with faculty and participants and gala closing dinner)

The International School of Fundraising is the Leadership Institute's premiere international program, bringing together top experts from around the world to provide four days of intensive training in every aspect of fundraising. This program is designed for conservative leaders, activists, candidates, NGO executives and staff -- anyone currently or aspiring to raise the funds to put ideas into action.

This exclusive event is held only once each year.

The Sheraton Parco de' Medici provides the perfect venue for the 2019 International School of Fundraising, easily accessible from the city's main airport. This program gives you the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills to effectively raise funds for candidates, parties, and causes.

Every member of the expert faculty for the International School of Fundraising has years of experience leading in their respective fields of fundraising. More than 30 presentations, panel discussions, and interviews will cover the full range of topics including developing fundraising strategies, trends in fundraising, raising funds online and in the mail, corporate fundraising, capital campaigns, using video for fundraising, donor stewardship, and much more.
In addition to the skills you receive from this program, you will meet like-minded leaders and activists from around the world, all while situated in the Eternal City.

Following the program, all participants are invited to attend a closing banquet dinner on Friday, July 26 at a special venue in Rome.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
Participants in the International School of Fundraising are invited to stay at the SHERATON PARCO DE' MEDICI on site at a special conference rate. Please make your room reservations here.

Travel and accommodations not included in registration fee.
CANCELLATIONS. If you cancel your registration 30 or more days before the event start date, the Leadership Institute (LI) will refund the full cost. If you cancel your registration within 29 days of the event start date, no refund will be given.
In the event of a cancellation, LI is not responsible for travel and accommodation costs.

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Details

Starts Tuesday, July 23

Tue 23:   8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wed 24:   8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thu 25:   8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Fri 26:   8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Location:

Rome, Italy

Cost

$699.00

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Your faculty

Italo Antoniotti

Italo Antoniotti

Italo Antoniotti is a Latin American expert in corporate fundraising and political communications. With extensive experience in government affairs and broadcast journalism as a correspondent for NBC, CNN, and Televisa, Ita...

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Morton Blackwell

Morton Blackwell

President of the Leadership Institute

Professionally, Morton Blackwell is the president of the Leadership Institute, a non-partisan educational foundation he founded in 1979.

His institute prepares conservatives for success in politics, government and t...

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Stephen Clouse

Stephen Clouse

Founder and President of Stephen Clouse & Associates, Inc.

Stephen D. Clouse is Founder and President of Stephen Clouse & Associates, Inc., a strategic communications and major gifts fundraising firm established in 1991 which has pioneered the use of a highly personalized, mul...

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Silvio Dalla Valle

Silvio Dalla Valle

Executive Director of Luci sull'Est (LSE)

Silvio Dalla Valle is a lawyer by profession. He offers his knowledge as legal, strategic and direct mail consultant for faith-based, pro-life and pro-family organizations in Europe and in the US. He is credited with helpi...

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John Davis

John Davis

Director of Donor Communications, the Leadership Institute

John Davis has helped the Leadership Institute train conservative students, activists, and leaders for the past twelve years.

He has dramatically increased the number of active donors to the Leadership Institute.

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Kevin Gentry

Kevin Gentry

Kevin Gentry serves as vice president for special projects—development, at Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC, where he works to build the fundraising and marketing capabilities for organizations that are dedicated to...

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Justin Murff

Justin Murff

President of NexGenerosity

Justin Murff is the President of NexGenerosity a philanthropic advising and consulting firm based in the Washington, DC metro area.

For more than 15 years, Justin Murff has worked as a development and media executiv...

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Ronald Nehring

Ronald Nehring

Director of International Training, Leadership Institute

Ron Nehring, Director of International Training at The Leadership Institute, is a Republican strategist and communications expert who served as National Spokesman in the 2016 Presidential campaign of Senator Ted Cruz.

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Kathleen Patten

Kathleen Patten

President & CEO, American Target Advertising

With 30+ years of experience in direct response marketing and fundraising, Kathleen not only manages America's largest and oldest conservative direct marketing agency, American Target Advertising and its businesses, but di...

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Dario Paya

Dario Paya

Former Ambassador of Chile to the Organization of American States

Ambassador Dario Paya, a LI intern in 1992, is also the President of The Leadership Institute-Chile. A co-founder and Secretary General of UDI, the largest polítical party of Chile. He served in the Congress of Chil...

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Tim Phillips

Tim Phillips

President, Americans for Prosperity

Tim Phillips is president of Americans for Prosperity and Americans for Prosperity Foundation. Americans for Prosperity (AFP) has enjoyed rapid growth, going from nine state chapters in January of 2006 to 32 state chapters...

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