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Saturday, April 27, 2019, Cranbrook

College of the Rockies, 2700 College Way, Cranbrook, BC

Is sustainable funding for stewardship work a pipe dream or an achievable goal, given enough hard work? Bringing 40 year’s experience in fundraising, journalism and communications, Lorna Visser – Principal of Carmanah Strategies and fundraising expert – will share the principles of raising money in the charitable sector, ways to do fundraising smarter, be more targeted and efficient, and collaborate in coalitions. 

See her Top 11 strategies for successful grants here and Grant Proposal Assessment Tool!

Also featuring the Columbia Basin Water Monitoring & Data Hub intiative update, eDNA for water and AIS monitoring, member updates and more! Stay tuned for the meeting agenda.

Lorna is a Director of the Valhalla Foundation for Ecology (VFE), a Kootenay-based charitable land trust wetlands and other ecologically precious habitats. VFE recently acquired the Snk’mip Marsh Sanctuary lands at the north end of Slocan Lake. Lorna is actively involved in  fundraising and stewardship activities for the VFE.

Interested in joining the Board?  Read about our amazing CBWN Board members here! Contact Senior Manager Kristin Aasen at for more info!

Need a ride? Have extra space? Post or join a carpool here

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