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Major Gifts Magic: Learn to Make Powerful ‘Moves’ and Passionate ‘Asks’

Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Asking is scary. As a result, too often nonprofits spend tons of time cultivating, cultivating and cultivating. But they never get to the ask! Or, if they do, they leave money on the table. To assure that you cut to the chase requires a plan and a disciplined approach. In this webinar we’ll learn... (continued)

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Anatomy of an Annual Appeal: Create Your Compelling Fundraising Offer

Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The Big Picture + Practical Tips
Writing a compelling fundraising letter can be tricky. It’s not the same kind of writing as a brochure, annual report or grant proposal. But it’s not rocket science – it’s something you can easily learn; just not something most of us are taught. In this... (continued)

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Smart Tips to Identify, Screen, Rate and Qualify Major Gift Prospects

Wed, May 18, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

SUMMARY:
If you haven’t succeeded as much as you’d hoped with major gift fundraising, or maybe you haven’t even started yet, here is the place to begin! You know the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” It means that time spent up... (continued)

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Smart Tips to Identify, Screen, Rate and Qualify Major Gift Prospects

SUMMARY:
If you haven’t succeeded as much as you’d hoped with major gift fundraising, or maybe you haven’t even started yet, here is the place to begin! You know the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” It means that time spent up front will pay off – big time – down the... (continued)

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Key Secrets to Inspiring Your Board to Fundraise

Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Are you sick and tired of board members who refuse to fundraise? Guess what? You can heal yourself and give a shot of much-needed energy to your volunteers, simply by learning these key secrets – and sharing them. That’s right! Just get inside your board members’ heads a bit, and you can change ‘reluctant’ to... (continued)

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Creative Thank You's: Boost Donations with an Attitude of Gratitude

Wed, Jul 01, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

SUMMARY

Creating long-lasting relationships and inspiring donors to give again and again is not as easy as you might think. What do donors want? It’s simple really: to feel truly appreciated with a heartfelt thank you. However, it’s deceptively simple. Why? You want your donors to feel... (continued)

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Donor Retention Solution Kit

If you’re like most nonprofits, your donor bucket is leaking like a sieve.

  • After the first gift, your bucket of first-time donors will be only about a quarter full.
  • Median retention for all donors is just 43%.
  • For multi-year donors it will be just a little over half full. *The likelihood a donor will make... (continued)
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Your ‘Easy Money’ Strategy: 9 Keys to Retaining Donors

Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

This Webinar is all about how strategic donor-centered stewardship will improve your donor retention. This is big! If you can retain just 10% more of your supporters you can increase their lifetime value by 200%.

Are you even measuring donor retention, or just dollars raised? The problem with the latter is... (continued)

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Leadership’s Role in Major Gifts Development

Why you should get this Checklist

If your Board, your CEO and your Executive Management Team are not passionate about your donors then it will be extraordinarily difficult – if not impossible – to succeed with major gifts fundraising.

This is a simple 17-point Checklist that will take you through all the key... (continued)

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How to Qualify Major Donor Prospects to Build a Manageable Caseload

Why you should get this Checklist

Chances are you spend lots of time figuring out how to cultivate your donors to the point where they're ready to be asked. Then you spend even more time figuring out when to ask them, what you'll ask them for and how precisely you'll get it done.

But guess... (continued)

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The Fundraising Summit (free online!)

Started 2015-01-05T16:00:00ZMonday, January 05, 2015 at 04:00PM UTC, lasted for 4 days

I am honored to be part of The Fundraising Summit, a free online event between January 5 and 9, 2015!

Join me and an expected audience of 80,000 from around the world for 5 days of insight, instruction, and inspiration from over 40 of the world’s best speakers. Learn new ways to tackle your most pressing problems. Learn best practices... (continued)

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The Fundraising Summit (Free Online)

Starts Mon, Jan 5 2015, 8:00AM — 21 days from now
Ends Fri, Jan 9 2015, 8:00AM — 25 days from now (lasts for 4 days)

I am honored to be part of The Fundraising Summit, a free online event between January 5 and 9, 2015!

Join me and an expected audience of 80,000 folks from around the world. You don't have to go anywhere --... (continued)

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Get Your Nonprofit Ready for Major Gifts — Workbook

Everything Your Nonprofit Needs to Have in Place to Succeed with Major Gifts Fundraising – realistic major gift amount, prospects, research, screening/rating, pre-conditions checklist … and more!

Why you should get this Strategy Workbook

**Major individual gifts are the single largest source of... (continued)

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How to Promote Your Blog to Build Your Reputation and Supporter Base**

Why you should get this Guide

One of the key reasons you need a blog is to create a hub for fresh, remarkable content that will drive folks to you – like bees to honey.

Another key reason is to take advantage of the interactive nature of blogs – the way they offer a natural means for... (continued)

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How to Write a Great Blog with Amazing Content for Your Non-Profit

Why you should get this Guide

You’ll learn how to boost awareness of your cause, find new constituents, learn more about your current supporters and build engaging relationships with folks who can take your nonprofit to the next level.

**Blogging will make it easy for you to take... (continued)

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NONPROFIT BLOGGING TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE: “GET STARTED” WORKBOOK + RESOURCE GUIDE

Why you should get this Guide

If you don’t have a blog yet, you should get one. Pronto! Yup, I think they’re that important for nonprofits in today’s market place..

I truly want you to do this, and I don’t want it to kill you. So I’m going to give you some easy... (continued)

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GET YOUR SOLICITORS AND DONORS READY FOR THE MAJOR GIFT ASK

Prepare Yourself and Your Solicitors to Knock the Ask Out of the Park with this Pre-Solicitation Major Gifts Fundraising Strategy Workbook.

*This is major gifts fundraising in a box! Use the goodies inside to stop stressing about making the ask. Line up your duckies… put your best foot forward… and... (continued)

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A Donor is a Terrible Thing to Lose: Secrets to Getting More and Bigger Gifts

Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

This Webinar is all about how strategic donor-centered stewardship will improve your donor retention. This is big! If you can retain just 10% more of your supporters you can increase their lifetime value by 200%.

Are you even measuring donor retention, or just dollars raised? The... (continued)

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50 Ways to Move Your Donor - Cultivation and Stewardship Solution Kit

A Complete Cultivation and Stewardship Solution Kit that gets you to ‘Yes’ with Finesse

Why you should get this Solution Kit

You are likely familiar with the song, ’50 Way to Leave Your Lover’ from the inimitable Paul Simon.

Well, there are no doubt just as many ways to leave your... (continued)

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Every Ask You Don't Make is a Gift You Won't Get - How to Succeed with Major Gifts Fundraising

Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Asking is scary. As a result, too often nonprofits spend tons of time cultivating, cultivating and cultivating. But they never get to the ask! Or, if they do, they leave money on the table. To assure that you cut to the chase requires a plan and a disciplined approach. In... (continued)

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Sherry Truhlar, Benefit auctioneer at Red Apple Auctions

As "The Authority on Benefit Auctions," Red Apple Auctions' founder Sherry Truhlar has been covered in dozens of national and state publications, been featured on two cable network shows, and has served as a witty auctioneer in nearly every state.

The company, which she started from scratch in 2005, focuses exclusively on helping volunteers and... (continued)

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Steven Shattuck

Steven Shattuck is VP of Marketing at Bloomerang, which helps nonprofit organizations to reach, engage and retain the advocates they depend on to achieve their vision for a better world.

As a HubSpot Certified inbound marketer, he is a contributor to NTEN, Nonprofit Hub, National Council of Nonprofits, Ragan, Social Media Today, Search Engine Journal, The... (continued)

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YEAR-END FUNDRAISING ‘TO-DO’S and CHECKLISTS: A 'CHEAT SHEET'

Why you should get this 'Cheat Sheet' with To-Do's and Checklists

This is the most important time of the year. From mid November through December 31st many nonprofits will raise up to 40% of their total annual campaign goal. And a full third (33%) of December gifts occur on the 31st of the month!

So... (continued)

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Vanessa Chase Lockshin

Vanessa Chase is a fundraising strategist and copywriter, and runs the non-profit resource website, TheStorytellingNonprofit.com. Through her work, Vanessa’s goal is to help passionate non-profit folks learn techniques and tools to better articulate their non-profit’s impact in a way that raises more money.

She’s worked working with clients like Love... (continued)

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4Good

4Good exists to empower nonprofit organizations and social enterprises by connecting like-minded professionals and community members, and by empowering the sharing of a wealth of resources from which they may benefit.

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How to Get Your Thanks Out in 48 Hours: Donor Acknowledgement Solution Kit

Did you know that you’re going to lose 70% of your first-time donors? Did you know that increasing donor retention by 10% today can enhance the lifetime value of your donor base by 200%? Did you know that the TOP two things donors say motivates them to give again are a prompt and personal... (continued)

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Anatomy of a Fundraising Appeal Letter + Sample Template

Why you should get this Guide

This is a simple, step-by-step guide to crafting a killer appeal letter. Writing a compelling fundraising letter can be tricky. It’s not the same kind of writing as a brochure, annual report or grant proposal. But it’s not rocket science – it’s something you can easily learn.... (continued)

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