Membership

Lake Superior - local fundraising LSFRE is a member based organization that serves professionals in the field of philanthropy. The mission of LSFRE is to foster the growth and development of fund raising executives in the Lake Superior Region so they may better serve the profession and thereby their constituencies.

We hope you or your organization will join the 90 current LSFRE members who are receiving the following membership benefits:

LSFRE membership benefits include:

  • Professional lunch workshops that feature high quality speakers who provided expert information on a variety of fund raising topics including annual fund, planned giving, major gifts, grants, corporate giving, capital campaigns, changing industry laws, trends and much, much more.
  • Continued education and training on various fundraising and development topics including tax laws, gift planning and more through webinars and half-day workshops.
  • Access to LSFRE’s Celebrating Community Giving Day event which recognizes philanthropic community leaders (LSFRE members may submit nominees).
  • Networking with other development professionals who help foster the growth and development of fundraising professionals in the region.
  • Circulation of position and job openings.
  • Duluth Minnesota Chamber of Commerce membership privileges.
  • Awareness of national fundraising issues and resources.
  • Ability to earn Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credit at some workshops/training.

COST: $50.00/year*

LSFRE Membership is open to all people working or volunteering in the field of philanthropy whose responsibilities include, but are not limited to, development and raising funds for their nonprofit organization.

*Annual membership year ends June 30. However you are welcome to join anytime! Membership renewal notice are sent to all current members each May.

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LSFRE Membership Scholarships

The Lake Superior Fund Raising Executives (LSFRE) is a member based organization that serves professionals in the field of philanthropy. The mission of LSFRE is to foster the growth and development of fund raising executives in the Lake Superior Region so they may better serve the profession and thereby their constituencies. Membership scholarships are offered by LSFRE for those who, due to limited funding, would otherwise be unable to join. This scholarship is renewable for up to (2) years.

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