Category: Fund raising

Livestream: Donor Acquisition Beyond Direct Mail

Click here for the live stream link to a panel discussion I had the privilege of facilitating earlier this monthThe panel addressed the decline direct mail effectiveness in finding new donors. We explored other ways groups are acquiring new donors, offering a variety of tools and techniques that were very practical – easy put into practice right… Read more »

Donor Acquisition beyond Direct Mail

Most nonprofits have noticed a steady decline in direct mail as a tool for acquiring new donors. This panel discussion will explore effective ways groups are acquiring new donors, using a variety of tools and techniques. Executive Directors, Deputy Directors, Board Leadership and Board Members especially encouraged to participate. Panel TBA. Free.

Cultivating Your Fundraising Team

This panel discussion will explore how to create and nourish a successful fundraising team – staff and board. Panelists will offer approaches and techniques bases on real experience. Panelists TBA. Registration not yet open.

Unleashing the Fundraising Power of Boards

Transform your board from resistant fundraisers into passionate ambassadors who share their commitment to inspire support for your nonprofit. Discover how to initiate dynamic discussion about about fundraising, beginning with recruitment and building to enthusiastic involvement. Takeaways will include practical and inspirational tools for motivation and support, finding your fundraising ambassadors, dos and don’ts for… Read more »

Making The Ask

This interactive session will focus on how to invite donors to give.  We will go over the basics of any ask and then practice in partnerships and threesomes, in front of entire group and in breakouts.  You’ll receive feedback, encouragement, and have fun in the process!

The Fundraising Power of Membership

Membership organizations are in a powerful fundraising position because there is a core of passionate and committed constituents. This panel discussion will explore how small, medium and large organizations effectively integrate membership and fund development to raise more money.  Panelists are:  Kellie Brownell, Donor Relations Coordinator, Electronic Frontier Foundation; Stacy Rackusin, Membership Manager, Asian Art… Read more »