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Topic: The Giving Patterns
Location: TBD
9:00am - 5:00pm
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Service: Lunch & 2 Coffee Breaks
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The Giving Patterns

Why and how people and organizations give varies. Individuals mainly give because they are presented with a giving opportunity that motivates them. In turn, foundations give based on their specific defined philanthropic focus and goals, whereas a small part of donations from charitable contributions comes from corporations which seek to invest in community well-being.
NGOs should then look at who the givers are and note who they give to — then connect the dots knowing that philanthropy is not necessarily compassion in action. It will often, if not mostly, be an investment in entities that promise rewards of some kind to the donor.


9:00: Welcome Coffee
9:30 - 11:00 Session I:
A- Tips & Variations of Giving
B- The Individual Giving
C- Pros & Cons
11:00 - 11:30 Break 1
11:30 - 13:00 Session II:
A- The Corporate Giving
B- Pros & Cons
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:15 Session III:
A- The Foundation Giving
B- Pros & Cons
15:15 - 15:45 Break 2
15:45 - 17:00 Session IV:
A- Fundraising Myth & Misconceptions

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Trainer: Amin Nehme
Mr. Nehme has successfully combined his business knowledge and his interest in the social service field and made of this marriage a profitable consultancy. Owner of ServiLine Ltd., a marketing management agency established in 1997, recognized in offering business development programs to small and middle enterprises (SMEs), he is founder and president of The Lebanese Development Network (LDN), which provides capacity building strategies to the non-profit sector. He graduated from the American University of Beirut (AUB) with a BA in political science, later joined the Lebanese American University (LAU) in order to acquire a BS in marketing, and received his MBA in international affairs and diplomacy from Notre Dame University (NDU). He started his career as a sales manager at the Middle East Cement Factory, then as a marketing manager with the Middle East Dental Corporation, a 3M-Unitek dealer.
In 2006, he successfully completed a professional development program in leadership, "The Strategic Leadership Simulation - Mobilizing People and Organizations," which adopts the leadership paradigms developed by Harvard and Princeton Universities and was offered by Cambridge Institute for Global Leadership (CIGL).
Between 2001 and 2006, Mr. Nehme served as the International Coordinator for the outreach program of Auxilia in USA and Canada. He has been the Program Developer for the Lebanese Emigration Research Center (LERC) at Notre Dame University, as well as the Middle East Regional Coordinator for the Coalition for the Defense of Human Rights (CDHR), a Washington, DC based organization. In 2007, Mr. Nehme was selected to be the Program Developer of the Lebanon Education Aid Fund (LEAF) - the development organization of the General Secretariat of the Catholic Schools in Lebanon. In 2009, he joined MEPI Program through LDN as grant manager for the Lebanese Alumni Association. Moreover, he has been contracted as Consultant for The International Research and Exchange Board – IREX Europe.
In January 2010, Mr. Nehme joined Notre Dame University as a Program Developer at the Office for Sponsored Research and Development as well as a Consultant for Beyond Beirut, the USAID Lebanese Business Linkages Initiative Project.






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