Developing Together Since 1965

Our Mission

DER’s mission is to provide quality fundraising education in an informal, inclusive and supportive atmosphere.

Develop Together With DER

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Connect To Peers

Get ideas, resources and support from local fundraisers who face similar challenges.

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Stay Abreast Of Trends

Keep your finger on the pulse of the nonprofit sector and adapt to changing conditions.

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Grow Your Network

Build meaningful connections to develop your career and solve problems collaboratively.

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Rekindle Inspiration

Join others in the pursuit of fundraising excellence, and know that you are not alone.

What People Are Saying

Being a DER member is an important part of my professional identity.

Robert Weiner

Fundraising Technology

The programs deliver very practical ideas that I can take away.

Valerie Schutz

Associate Director of Philanthropy, The Nature Conservancy

DER was very welcoming when I joined.

Stephanie Casenza

Director of Development & Communications, Sunny Hills Services

We think it's really important that DER exists.

Pam Cooke

Nonprofit Search Consultant, Cook Silverman

DER Jobs

As a service to our members and their employers, DER lists job postings on our Jobs page and in our newsletter. Posting an open position is free to DER members, and costs $50 for non-members.