Fundraising for Economic Development

We’re excited to have Principal Rick Kiernan as one of the presenters for the upcoming PEDA webinar, “Fundraising for Economic Development,” along with co-presenters Michael Grigalonis and MaryFrances McGarrity, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Business Development for the Chester County Economic Development Council, respectively. Together, they will explore topics such as fundraising in the current economy, economic development return on investment, fundraising trends and best practices, and industry sectors that usually invest in economic development.

Additionally, “this course is approved to provide 1.5 organizational PDUs (Organizational Management) as explained in the Guidelines for Certification of Economic Development Organizations issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and in the Institute‚Äôs Policies and Procedures.”

Have a specific question about economic development fundraising you’d like to see addressed during the webinar? Email your questions to in advance and Rick will address them during the webinar.

Learn more and register here.