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How to Ask for Major Gifts…with the Donor’s Permission

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In this presentation, the Founder & President of, Diane Remin, will cover everything you need to know about how to ask for major gifts so they can become a larger percentage of your organization’s annual donations. Discover how rewarding donor visits can be! Or simply attend to confirm whether or not you’re asking for gifts the right way. This presentation is designed for anyone who would like to be more comfortable asking a donor for a gift.

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How to Think About Major Gifts

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In this presentation, fundraising guru, Jeff Schreifels, covers how to think strategically about soliciting major gifts so that they can make up a larger percentage of your organization’s annual donations. This presentation includes real-world examples, comprehensive research, and actionable ideas you can implement to raise more money right now.

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How to Raise Major Gifts and Planned Gifts with Donor Surveys

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In this presentation, well-known fundraising expert, Pamela Grow, will cover everything you need to know about how and why you should use donor surveys to drive results. This presentation will include real-world examples and comprehensive research for actionable ideas you can implement to engage and involve your donors and supporters, ultimately leading to better results for your fundraising program.

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Are You Ready for a Capital Campaign?

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Evaluate your organization’s internal and external readiness to conduct a capital campaign. Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE, offers deep insights into the infrastructure needed to run a successful campaign — board involvement, staffing, technology, and the case for support. Grab a pen and a pad! You’re going to need it.

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Words that Work 2: The Phrases that Encourage Planned Giving

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What if you knew exactly which words will inspire your donors to give? Dr. Russell James J.D., Ph.D., CFP® is back with new research findings guaranteed to enlighten and amaze! Discover what’s working today and what’s coming tomorrow.

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Inside the Mind of Your Major Donor: The Science Behind Major Giving and Philanthropy

Melissa Brown, CFRE

To keep giving, major donors need to feel involved and invested. They need outstanding communication because they like to feel special (and who doesn’t?). But what kind of statements, information, or gestures, truly resonate with major donors? Major gifts expert, Melissa S. Brown, reveals all the answers in one of our most highly acclaimed webinars.

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Protected: Insider Webinar: A sneak peek into the future of fundraising technology and how it can affect your job

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How to Achieve Planned Giving Success Online: Real World Examples That Will Get You Excited About Your Program’s Potential

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In this presentation, SmartGiving President, Phyllis Freedman, covers everything you need to know about tactics you can use to attain planned giving success online. With in-depth research to back up her points, she uses real world examples to showcase reasons for any forward thinking fundraiser to implement the actionable ideas covered in this presentation. Grab a pen and a pad! You’re going to need it.

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How to Generate More Planned Gifts with Less Money and Reduced Resources: An Introduction to Engagement Fundraising Principles and Tactics That Really Work

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Wondering how you can do more with less while still capturing your share of the massive transfer of wealth everyone keeps talking about? Join us for our free upcoming webinar featuring MarketSmart CEO, Greg Warner

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News From The Ivory Tower: New Research Impacting Gift Planning


Want to stay current on all the latest research related to planned giving? Gain access to our free webinar on demand featuring Dr. Russell James J.D., Ph.D., CFP®.

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