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The Executive THINK Forum: Fearless Fundraising: How To Stop Stressing and Start Raising More Money
April 12 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am CDTFree
Do you sweat out each fundraising event, ask or mailer? Do you feel like you are constantly chasing donor dollars and are never sure if you will find any? Does the current government climate, economy or any other outside circumstance inhibit your ability to fundraise?If you, your board, staff, or committee members fear fundraising, this workshop is for you.In it, you will learn how to:
- Identify fears around asking for money
- Learn the mindset of the potential donor so you can respond appropriately
- Structure conversations around the ask that alleviates stress for both parties
- Make phone solicitations, even if you hate making phone calls
- Create an organizational culture that supports fearless fundraising so you don’t have to do it alone
This workshop will give you tools you can implement immediately to start fundraising with ease and abundance. You will have step-by-step worksheets and scripts that will allow anyone in your organization to be a fundraiser. All participants will receive a free copy of Maryanne’s book!
Maryanne Dersch works with nonprofits to create brands of attraction so they can connect with long-term, loyal donors and raise more money. She is author of Courageous Communication: How Codependence Is Making Your Nonprofit Brand Boring and What to Do About It, and founder of Courageous Change workshops. She is leading a movement to change “nonprofit” to “human investment company” to accurately reflect the contributions of the sector. She is a contributor to the Giving Back podcast and International Association of Business Communicators Communications World website. She’s known for her love of ultrahigh heels, extra-large Diet Cokes, and short karaoke rotations.
The Executive THINK Forums are a monthly gathering of high-impact business professionals who want to keep a pulse on the current and changing business environment. These invitation-only Forums are hosted by Nancy Erickson, The Book Professor.
The Executive THINK Forums are a monthly gathering of high-impact business professionals who want to keep a pulse on the current and changing business environment.
These invitation-only Forums are hosted by Nancy Erickson, The Book Professor.