Fund Development Workshop with Aimée Laramore
Suggested resources mentioned
- A Spirituality of Fundraising, Henri Nouwen
- Bounty, Christine Miller & Scott McKenzie
- Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, Eugene R. Tempel, Timothy L. Seiler, Dwight F. Burlingame
- Crisis and Care: Meditations on Faith and Philanthropy, Dustin D. Benac, Erin Weber-Johnson
- Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
- The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World, Ronald Heifetz
Aimée is a sought-after consultant, trainer and speaker whose areas of expertise include: Diversity in Development; The Implications of Donor Demographics in Faith-based Giving; Creating a Culture of Generosity; Expanding the Understanding of Philanthropy; and The Spirituality of Fundraising. She is a passionate teacher, trainer, consultant, and coach with more than two decades of experience.
Owner/Lead Consultant for ALlyd Image Solutions, a boutique consulting firm dedicated to building organizational capacity and effective development practices, Aimee has also served successfully in leadership roles throughout a variety of mission driven agencies across the country, in the health, human services and community development fields. She has presented at over 90 congregations, seminaries, development conferences, and leadership training events through her posts as Associate Director of Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Director of Seminary Advancement for Christian Theological Seminary and in her consulting role. Her influence can be found in the Lake Institute Executive Certificate for Religious Fundraising and Creating Congregational Cultures of Generosity courses where she served as a lead presenter, in addition to workshops and seminars across the nation with the Spirituality of Fundraising, Fundraising as Ministry and efforts to systematically address fostering a culture of generosity and shaping intentional diversity in giving as the focus.
Specializing in facilitation, strategic planning and outcomes-based measurement, her work can be seen through more than 100 non-profit agencies within the Midwest region. Serving as adjunct faculty for Notre Dame University, she teaches Board Relations and Management, and supports the premiere Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business BRITE Women executive leadership training initiative. She currently dedicates her time as Philanthropic Strategist for the first PhD in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric, led by Dr. Frank A. Thomas. The bold vision of the program is to ensure that there is no life altering debt for students who enroll in the program, while raising endowment funds to secure sustainability for the directorship, sponsored scholarships and long-term operational excellence.