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Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat: Year-End Fundraising (Online Partner Series)

Oct. 3 + 10, 2019, 3pm-5pm ET


This event is offered in partnership with Washington Nonprofits.

Whether you're just stepping into your first fundraising role or you are a seasoned fundraising veteran, this two-part webinar series will be useful for you. You need a fundraising plan and rhythm that encourages donor trust and raises more money. You desire fundraising confidence - Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat is the answer.

Com learn the secrets behind these four simple,  yet powerful, words. By the end of this series, you will know how to build an annual fundraising plan that is measurable, repeatable, and successful. 

Learning Outcomes
  • Build a repeatable fundraising plan that honors your donors and raises more money year after year 
  • Increase your fundraising confidence and knowledge 
  • Review resources and samples to help you improve your storytelling and fundraising offers

Intended Audience: Fundraising staff, executive directors, board members, anyone involved with fundraising within your organization

Both sessions take place from 3pm-5pm ET.

Part One - October 3

Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat - A Powerful Introduction
  • Ask: when and how 
  • Thank: meaningful 'thanks' that make your donor feel great 
  • Report: reporting done right that leads to donor confidence and more donations 
  • Repeat: the ATRR year after year
Be Confident! How to ask for a donation while encouraging trust with your donors
  • How to build a fundraising offer that works 
  • Ask for donations using multiple channels, including face-to-face requests, direct mail, and digital media 
  • When to ask and how often 
  • Understand the power of matching gifts

Part 2 - October 10

Encourage Donor Trust - Thank promptly and emotionally
  • How to use receipt letters, thank you notes, and emails to encourage donor trust 
  • Raise more money, even while thanking 
  • Get your board involved
Report & repeat your way to an annual, repeatable fundraising plan
  • How to make your donor the superhero of the story 
  • Repeat what works again and again 
  • Capital Campaigns 
  • What every board member needs to know about fundraising

About the Presenter 
Jim Shapiro has spent 20 years serving and working with the nonprofit sector. He is co-founder of The Better Fundraising Co., former founder of The EDGE Group, and, in his first decade of work, was the Vice President of Development at CRISTA Ministries. Jim is a seasoned and experienced development professional and has led successful capital campaigns, events, and development efforts for a large number of organizations. He has consulted with charities, community groups, churches, and schools throughout the Pacific Northwest on topics of leadership, board governance, and management.

Cost + Registration
  • MANP Members Save 50%! 
  • $80 Members / $160 Non-members - Use Discount Code MANP at checkout
  • This online course will be recorded; the recording and all materials will be made available to all registered participants. Participants who are unable to attend the course will still have access to all the materials. 

Registration for this event is managed through our partner, Washington Nonprofits. Click here to register.

Questions? Email Tom Lang, Director of e-Learning at Washington Nonprofits, at tom@washingtonnonprofits.org

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