Donor Contact Reports: Implementing a System That Works

Date: December 5, 2017 · Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm central

Effective contact reports help you raise more money today and build your capacity to raise more money tomorrow. But gift officers are rarely trained to write reports that contain the most important information and advancement offices do not always make these essential reports a priority.

In his recent book, Writing Meaningful Contact Reports: A Handbook for Fundraisers, author and consultant Jason McNeal, Ph.D., guides you through the challenges of writing and utilizing contact reports and helps set your team up for success. Join us for this Gonser Gerber Institute webinar in which Dr. McNeal presents the most valuable tips from his book and helps you implement a contact reporting system which will assist you in raising more money today and tomorrow.

Topics in this webinar include:
• Demonstrating how contact reports can play a vital part in strengthening your institution’s culture of philanthropy
• Providing examples of successful contact reports
• Addressing ways to make writing and filing contact reports easier
• Providing worksheets and templates to assist your whole team in writing and using reports more effectively

Program Information

The fee is $295 per institution, which allows your entire team the opportunity to participate in this professional development at the same time. If you are a current client of Gonser Gerber Advancement Consulting, that fee is just $145. You will also receive a copy of the presentation and a recording of the webinar with your registration.

Your Faculty

Jason McNeal, Ph.D., Gonser Gerber partner, has provided advancement leadership to non-profit organizations for more than 20 years.  Having served as the chief advancement officer at East Georgia College and Maryville College (TN), he also has consulted with institutions throughout the U.S. and Canada.  Dr. McNeal has written extensively on key issues in non-profit fundraising and leadership including his blog that you can find at and his bestselling guide, Writing Meaningful Contact Reports: A Handbook for Fundraisers.

Webinar Cancellation Policy

Full Webinar refunds will be made for cancellations received 24 hours or more prior to the start time of the Webinar. All but $50 will be refunded for cancellations received within 24 hours of the webinar.