ALA students can earn a maximum of five credits through webinars, though students are welcome to view as many as they choose.

This webinar originally aired on March 9th, 2017

According to Giving USA, corporations gave around $18.45 billion in 2015 — constituting 5 percent of total charitable giving in that year. That is a large pool of funds of which free-market think tanks should be taking advantage.
 
Join Atlas Network’s special corporate fundraising webinar featuring Al Canata, senior director of external affairs at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), and a veteran in corporate fundraising for a lively webinar  discussion at 10:00 a.m. ET on March 9, 2017.
 
This webinar will introduce to you some of the fundamentals and key strategies for building a successful corporate fundraising program. You’ll learn how to help your think tank reach its full potential by developing smart, strategic, and beneficial relationships with businesses and major corporations. Canata will provide insights into the best strategies for identifying, asking, and cultivating corporate donors.
 
Al Canata is the senior director of external affairs at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). His focuses include building relationships with CEI’s wide and varied donors and supporters, as well as sponsorship for CEI’s major events. Canata joined CEI in 2004 after receiving a degree in economics from the University of California, San Diego.