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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. More

Getting Your Foot in the Door – Securing First Visits with Prospects

Date: July 27, 2017 · Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm cst

For many gift officers, one of the most frustrating problems involves securing visits with donors and prospects – especially first visits. In many instances, your institution may not have contacted these individuals for a number of years and efforts to set up face-to-face visits may be met with skepticism or even annoyance.

Optimizing Your Annual Fund Program – A Workshop for Annual Fund Directors, Managers and Coordinators

Date: July 13, 2017 · Time: Thursday, July 13, 7:30 am through Friday, July 14, 3:00 pm

Your annual fund is the foundation which supports the rest of your development program.  It should help expand the base of friends, prospects, and donors who will give the majority of current and future gifts to your institution.  And it should be the pipeline for your institution’s future major giving and planned giving donors.  It seems that each year, annual fund leaders are asked to raise more money, increase the number of donors, and do more to support the major and planned giving programs of their institutions.

No pressure, right? More