Regional Development Group Meeting

Check back in 2018 for the next Regional Development Meeting!


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September 6 & 7, 2017
Camphill Hudson
Hudson, New York

Camphill development staff and friends are invited to attend the annual Regional Development Group meeting held this year in Hudson, New York.  Both days will be devoted to exchanging ideas, sharing successes and discussing challenges relating to development work at Camphill communities and affiliate organizations.  


Camphill Foundation will once again host the event, including covering the cost of luncheon Wednesday and Thursday. Dinner Wednesday night will be at leisure.  If you can’t attend but would like to considering joining remotely, contact us to discuss.




Wednesday, September 6


12:30 – 1:30
Arrival and Lunch


1:30 – 3:00
Community Updates & Regional Needs: 2017-18
Roundtable Conversation


3:00 – 3:15


3:15 – 4:30 pm
Working with Money: An Anthroposophical Perspective
Presenter: Patrice Maynard, Waldorf Research Institute


4:45 – 6 pm
Ask the Experts, Part One
Panel Discussion with RDG Members

How do we share the anthroposophical inspiration behind Camphill with our donors?
On the job learning – sharing our strategies


Thursday, September 7


Workshop: Major Gift Challenges – Overcoming Obstacles
Presenter: Nancy O’Leary, Camphill Village USA




Workshop: Building a Communications Plan
Presenter: Bill Borrelle, Senior VP Pitney Bowes, Camphill Foundation Board Member


12:30 – 1:30


1:30 – 3:00
Ask the Experts – Part II
Panel Discussion with RDG Members

Social Media and Branding Q & A
Database and Donor Relations Best Practices


3:30 – 4:30
Camphill Foundation Update and Next Steps
Presenter: Shelley Burtt, Camphill Foundation


The event is free but all participants must register below to attend.

Event Registration

Please register here to attend the Regional Development Group meeting.