Fundraising: The Art and Science of Asking for Money Workshop

In this OzSBI Nonprofit Workshop Series, you will learn the fundamentals of a good development program and how to help an organization of any size reach its fundraising potential. We will explore the different types of funders and demystify “making the ask.” You will come out of this class armed with knowledge of how to grow your fundraising program and the confidence to request funds to fulfill your organization’s mission​.

Date: Friday, March 5, 2021

Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: OzSBI Conference Room

Cost: $125 General, $95 for OzSBI Members

Bundle Workshops: $225 General Admission, $180 OzSBI Members

Register: Click Here

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 3rd, at 2 p.m.

Seating is limited to 15 participants. COVID-19 safety requirements are in place at OzSBI and must be followed by everyone who enters the building.​ To reserve your seat in this workshop, payment must be received in advance of the workshop. OzSBI does not reimburse for canceled workshops; instead, you will receive credit in the amount of the workshop cost. The credit can be applied towards other workshops or events during the same year. It will become a donation to OzSBI if not used by December 31st, 2021. 


Facilitated by: Monica Cawvey Gallagher

Monica Cawvey Gallagher, Principal, Three Foxes Consulting is a committed fundraising professional with over 20 years’ experience as a frontline fundraiser. She began her career as the Associate Director of Development at Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago, followed by roles at the Museum of Science and Industry and the Field Museum, also in Chicago. In 2006, she moved to Philadelphia to take on the position of Vice President for Development at the National Constitution Center, where she served for six years. Following that, she led the development function at the University City Science Center and the Academy of Natural Sciences before founding Three Foxes in 2018.

Monica’s areas of expertise include development program structure and growth, recruitment and hiring, board governance, fundraising training and coaching, revenue diversification, writing, annual fund, individual giving, corporate giving, foundation giving, nonprofit technology, and information management. She gives her time as a volunteer with the Association of Fundraising Professionals –Greater Philadelphia Chapter Marketing Committee, NYC Shiba Rescue, the Advancement Committee at Providence Animal Center, and as a Board member and Chair of the Development Committee at Eastern State Penitentiary. She is a regular instructor in Young Involved Philadelphia’s Board Prep program, and a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Monica grew up in Missouri and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia before moving to Chicago to pursue her graduate studies at the University of Chicago. Currently, she lives on a farm in Howell County with her husband, five dogs and 12 chickens.


Date of Event: 
Mar 5 2021 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm