Fundraising for Collections Care

Fundraising is a part of collections care that is an integral part of the health of your overall collections. Without funds projects related to collections care may never leave the planning phase and lay abandoned on scraps of paper or your hard drive. This webinar will provide a brief overview of fundraising and detail ways your organization can prioritize fundraising programs to fit your needs and allow the organization to bring in more resources. Topics to be covered include:

  • Fundraising Synopsis
    • Fundraising Cycle
    • Planning
    • Record Management
    • Stewardship
  • Finding key donors
    • Relationship Building
    • Using existing relationships
  • Solicitation
    • Types, benefits/risks
    • Prioritization


Bryce Gorman is the Grants Manager in the Office of the Lieutenant Governor’s Business Office of the State of Indiana.  Bryce works with the Grant Services team to provide oversight of over $80M in state and federal grant funding opportunities in Indiana, primarily to rural and low-to-moderate income communities. Prior to his role in state government, Bryce was the Fundraising Educator for Local History Services at the Indiana Historical Society where provided fundraising training and consultations to Indiana local history organizations. He also managed many functions of the Heritage Support Grant program which funded much needed projects for history organizations across Indiana. Bryce has spent 12 years in fundraising for nonprofit organizations in New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Houston, specializing in Annual Fund programs, Major Giving, Gift Processing, and Planned Giving.


C2C Care Fundraising Resources

C2C Care Fundraising Presentation

Recording September 28, 2022
1 hour 15 minutes