Vanessa Chase Lockshin Edit Name
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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 Global Foundation, Union Gospel Mission, the National Coalition Against Violent Athletes, A Rocha Canada, Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, Cancer Care Connection and The University of British Columbia. Her work has resulted in combined $10 million fundraised and significant improvements in donor relations that will create lasting legacies for the causes they support.
A recognized expert in communications and storytelling, Vanessa has been invited to speak at a number of events and associations including: BC Spinal Cord Community Services Network, NetSquared and Artez Interactive, UBC Impact Labs and The Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Vanessa Chase Lockshin commented Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 03:07PM UTC (edited Tue, May 16, 2017 at 06:18AM UTC)
Empowering Your Board to Share Stories
Do you want your board to take a more active role in fundraising? One way to ease them into fundraising is to have them share stories. In this video, I share 3 simple tips you can use to get your board to share stories, as well as answers to readers' questions on this topic.
Wed, May 03, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
How confident do you feel about your writing? It's an important skill every non-profit professional should have at their disposal for fundraising. Writing that raises money is more for a science than an art, and this webinar will break down three important strategies that you can use in your writing... (continued)
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Has your organization tried telling stories? Have your stories had the results you hoped for?
Stories are an excellent way for non-profits to raise money and build relationships with donors. But not all stories are automatically great. There are a few key things that non-profits can do to tell better stories... (continued)
Improve the effectiveness of your organization's fundraising and communications by creating an audience profile.
An audience profile will help you create a clear picture of who you're talking to, what their life is like and what their desires and motivators are. All of that information will help you make more informed decisions when creating your next appeal or communication.
When it comes to nonprofit fundraising and communications, there's really only one tool that you need to have - an audience profile! You must know who you're talking to in order to be effective and achieve your goal.
This post will explain how you can put together an audience profile and... (continued)
Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE
Linda is one of just one hundred professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive designation. In her twenty-plus years as a philanthropic consultant, she has managed capital campaigns; helped dozens of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals, and has trained more than... (continued)