Session 3 of 3: Up From the Grassroots: Build a Stronger Board, Raise More Money


December 2 (9:30-11am), via Zoom

(3-part series, Session 1 -Prerequisite: September 16, Hotel on North and Session 2: November 2, via Zoom)


With Leading Consultants Robert Osborne & Andy Robinson

Building Your 2023 Development Plan 

2023 is just around the corner and with it comes a whole new set of opportunities and challenges when it comes to raising the money you need to achieve your goals. Planning is a key piece in ensuring that your fundraising strategies are efficient and effective. In this session, Bob Osborne and Andy Robinson will walk you through the key considerations and questions to address when building an actionable development plan for your organization.

Note: Free one-on-one coaching is available by the hour on a first come, first-served basis.  Please email Liana@npcberkshires.org to reserve your session(s).



About Robert

Robert Osborne photoRobert Osborne (www.theosbronegroup) has more than 25 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector, providing fundraising and management consulting, as well as training to his clients.


Robert is a well-known international speaker and workshop leader. He has conducted well-received workshops and/or keynote addresses for the International Fundraising Congress, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, The American Prospect Research Association, The Association of Donor Relations Professionals, the International Fundraising Festival, AFP Congress, the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand, and many others.


Robert serves on the boards of the United Hospital Fund and US Squash. He also serves on the International Advisory Board of the Czech Fundraising Center, the International Advisory Board of the Impact Hub Belgrade in Serbia, and the Advisory Board of the Impact Hub Metropolitan in New York. He is a studio partner and co-founder of Studio X Ventures, a venture studio for social impact startups in the Western Balkans, with a focus on women founders.



About Andy

Andy Robinson photoAndy Robinson (www.andyrobinsononline.com) provides training and consulting for nonprofits, businesses, and government agencies. Over the past 25 years, Andy has worked with clients in 47 US states and Canada.


Since the pandemic began in March 2020, he has designed and facilitated 135 online meetings, webinars, and remote workshops covering a variety of topics, including fundraising, board development, marketing, facilitation, and train-the-trainer programs.


Andy is the author of six books, including Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money, www.trainyourboard.com. His latest is What Every Board Member Needs to Know, Do, and Avoid. He lives in Plainfield, Vermont.