University of Wisconsin Foundation stewardship workshops

Donor stewardship can mean the difference between a one-time gift and an ongoing, mutually rewarding relationship. The Foundation’s workshop gives you the basic tools and inspiration to offer exceptional stewardship to your donors.

If you work with Foundation funds–as a department chair, director or administrative professional– select the session(s) below that would be most helpful to you. The sessions will be held at the UW Foundation, 1848 University Ave.

Please respond to Stewardship Specialist Timeka Rumph at by January 6, 2010, indicating which session(s) you will attend.

Session I- Wednesday, January 13

Registration and Continental breakfast
9 a.m. – Noon

“Creating Enduring Partnerships”
Nancy Francisco-Welke, senior director of development
Erick Weber, managing senior director of development

“Your Role in Stewarding Donors”
Susan Teskey, director of stewardship

“What Inspires Donors?”
Donors will discuss how they make philanthropic decisions.
Moderated by Mark Lefebvre, vice president, health and life sciences

Noon – 1 p.m.
Lunch (Provided by UW Foundation for those attending both the morning and afternoon sessions.)

Session II- Wednesday, January 13
12:45 – 1 p.m.

1 – 3:30 p.m.

“Keeping It All Straight”
Alumni and donor records management
Sharon Adler, senior director, database services

“How to Gain Access through Campus Access”
An introduction to Campus Access
Bonnie Schumacher, vice president, administration

“Working with Funds at the Foundation”
Jennifer DeKrey, chief financial officer

*Note that we have limited parking in our visitor lot. If you have a physical condition that requires parking accommodations, please indicate that in your response, and we will try to reserve a spot for you. Parking requests will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Andrew A. Wilcox
University of Wisconsin Foundation