Part of a group or organization trying to raise funds? Whether it’s for a high school booster club, a new park in town, or for a nonprofit organization, this course will provide individuals with an understanding of basic fundraising principles and strategies which can lead to success.

Instructor Pen Williamson is well-known in the area for his 37 years of experience as a certified and accredited fundraising professional. Among the many organizations he has worked for are Hurricane Island, Outward Bound, Colby College and LifeFlight of Maine. As a consultant, he has worked with MPBN, PenBay Healthcare, United Mid-Coast Charities, Georges River Land Trust, and Union’s Vose Library. This class will cover personal solicitations, letter writing, grant writing, planning, public relations, events and more.

Fundraising Introduction will begin Monday, Nov. 1, and will continue for four weeks, meeting from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. each night at Camden Hills Regional High School off Route 90 in Rockport. To register or for more information, visit us at, or call 236-7800, option 5.