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Community Savings Account Gatherings

Please join us at one of our regional gatherings for SDCF community savings accounts leaders bringing philanthropy to life for a stronger South Dakota.

To connect, inform, and inspire individuals who are passionate about investing in their community both now and in the future. Regional Events

General timeframe for events: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. local time. Lunch will be provided.

  • Central | Winner, SD | Tuesday, September 12th, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. CT
    • Tripp County 4-H Building, 1198 South County Road, Winner
  • Northeast | Aberdeen, SD | Wednesday, September 20th, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. CT
    • Northern State University, Kessler's Champion Club
    • Meeting room is located in the Barnett Center, 15th Avenue Southeast, Aberdeen
  • Western | Sturgis, SD | Friday, October 6th, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. MT
    • Sturgis Public Library Community Room, 1040 Harley-Davidson Way #101, Sturgis
  • Southeast | Vermillion, SD | Thursday, October 19th, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. CT
    • Cee Cee's 605 Scratch Kitchen & Bar, 1 East Main Street, Vermillion

Central Region | Winner, SD | Tuesday, September 12th

  • Unlocking Marketing Opportunities: Amplify Awareness of Your CSA
  • Engaging Advisory Council Members: Empowering Advisory Councils to Amplify Charitable Giving in SD Communities
  • Harvesting the Future: Cultivating Effective Fundraising Strategies to Capture Wealth Transfer in Your South Dakota Community

Northeast | Aberdeen, SD | Wednesday, September 20th

  • Welcome by SDCF/AACF
  • Fundraising campaign talk by Zach Flakus, NSU Foundation President & CEO
  • Lunch/networking-topics including donor development, board recruitment and succession lanning
  • Consensus building workshop around "community" in community foundation facilitated by Hannah Walters, NSU Business Professor and Erin Fouberg, NSU Associate VP of Academic Affairs
  • Last Word: Aberdeen Downtown Art Project

Western | Sturgis, SD | Friday, October 6th

  • How to Work with Professional Advisors
  • Promoting your fund and getting your news published: Advice from Seasoned Professionals
  • The Value of Signature Events and Community Projects
  • Luncheon topic: Success stories in your CSA
Southeast | Vermillion, SD | Thursday, October 19th

  • Mission Moment – How to Develop Your Elevator Speech
  • Marketing – Amplify Awareness of your CSA
  • Effective fundraising strategies to capture wealth transfer
  • The value of signature events and community projects
  • Other Topics from Attendees