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Virtual Donor Cultivation and Tips of Asking for a Gift

September 23rd, 2020
10:00AM to 12:00PM
Zoom - information to be emailed
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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Program Description:

This session discusses many digital, virtual and analogue donor cultivation and stewardship techniques, and provides key tips around asking for a gift.

The presenter will also discuss adapting the ask to virtual situations when in-person isn't an option.

The session will address:

  • Become comfortable with Zoom, GoToMeeting and WebEx platforms.
  • Discovery visits techniques on a video call.
  • Proven strategies to engage donors using video and many other techniques.
  • Using volunteers and stakeholders to help with cultivation. 
  • Making an ask virtually.

About our Presenter:

Larry G. Raff, President, Copley Raff Inc.

Larry is president and principal of Copley Raff, Inc., a U.S. and international management and fundraising consulting firm that specializes in raising the sights of nonprofit organizations and helping them to meet aspirational goals. He is also of counsel with Rising Tide Direct LLC, a direct mail and marketing firm that stresses the use of direct marketing channels to maximize net revenue and to identify and move contributors into the major donor pipeline.

Larry has held leadership advancement positions and consulting engagements for more than 35 years. He and his firm have served hundreds of organizations of all sizes and reach from every nonprofit sector and have earned a reputation for achieving client objectives through both creative and rigorous application of proven advancement practices.

A highly-regarded thought leader, Larry has: an international readership for GivingTake, the blog he has published since 2011; served as President of The Friday Forum, a group of senior development professionals in Boston; led high-level trainings across the nation; and, authored articles in leading fundraising journals.

Zoom information will be sent via email in advance of the program.

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Normal registration

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