Session 3BDonor Engagement: How the Past Informs Our Future

Monday September 30th, 2013
2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.

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Our presentation will explore the growth of professionalism of the field of donor relations from two perspectives: a seasoned development leader who has been a long-time advocate for developing strong donor relations programs as part of a strategic fundraising strategy and a seasoned donor relations professional who has spent nearly 17 years creating and implementing comprehensive donor engagement programs.

Expertise Level: Suitable for all levels
Shop Size: Suitable for any size shop
Subject Focus: Donor Relations

Speaker Bio: Rose Dalba
Rose Dalba currently is director of donor engagement and development operations at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, where she manages a team of 12. Rose is a senior manager with 17 years of experience in donor relations and development communications. Rose’s current responsibilities include creating and implementing a comprehensive donor engagement plan and recognition system to recognize and steward CSO donors and volunteers. Rose is the former vice president of donor stewardship and communication at Feeding America and executive director of donor relations at the University of Chicago. Rose has been a member of the ADRP since 2004, serving as the first Board vice-president and as Board president from 2006-2008.