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First Day Podcast

First Day is a podcast from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy aimed at development profressionals. "Highlighting current news and research, this weekly 10 minute podcast provides fundraisers with the latest information in fundraising and philanthropy."

 

Making the Major Gift Ask In Person or Virtually: A Role-Playing Workshop

A good ask is a work of art that anyone can master. In this session, you’ll learn the tactics of a successful solicitation – in person or virtually. Working in small teams, participants will role play with real-life donor scenarios, developing a solicitation script and gift proposal, making the ask, dealing with objections, and following up the ask. This session will also cover the solicitation outline, ideal ask amount, and follow-up donor stewardship that can lead to additional and larger gifts.

#DonorLove – How to Keep Your Donors Giving

Did you know that around 60% of donors only give one time to a nonprofit organization? Combatting this natural attrition of one time givers is a daunting challenge, surely, but there are ways to mitigate it. Presented by Network for Good, this webinar centers around loving your donors and ensuring the most upside to retain one-time givers. We will discuss time-tested strategies to engage, steward, and upgrade new donors including how to: