As the number of donors and the amount they give both decrease, having a strong stewardship program has become more critical than ever. While we face difficult headwinds as fundraisers, organizations that focus on stewarding and engaging their donors continue to thrive. In this session, we’ll learn what a powerful and effective stewardship program looks like, why having an engagement component is critical, and how stewardship leads to major gifts. Session participants will leave the session with an understanding of how to create an effective stewardship plan and how to measure their stewardship program’s effectiveness.
As the landscape of philanthropy tilts towards top-tier donors, establishing a strong base for major gifts becomes imperative. This workshop delves into the strategies behind a successful midlevel giving program—the cornerstone of future major gift success. Gain insights into creating a compelling donor journey that converts today’s support into tomorrow’s legacy. Walk away with a comprehensive understanding of a midlevel giving framework and the expertise to evaluate its impact.
Philanthropy is evolving—don’t get left behind. In an era where traditional giving patterns are upended, it’s crucial to understand the dynamics at play. This interactive session guides you through the latest philanthropic trends and equips you with the tools to adapt and excel. Explore the rise of Donor Advised Funds, how to thrive in an environment of decreasing philanthropy, and the importance of inclusivity in fundraising practices. Learn to interpret these changes not as hurdles, but as opportunities to redefine your fundraising.
Philanthropy should know no bounds, and inclusivity is the gateway to a thriving fundraising ecosystem. This session challenges the false dichotomy between high-yield fundraising and equitable practices. Discover how to weave diversity into the fabric of your fundraising efforts, expanding your reach and deepening donor engagement. Equip yourself with cutting-edge approaches to inclusive fundraising and learn to seamlessly integrate these practices into your mission, ensuring everyone has a stake in the philanthropic journey.