Webinar transcript – Donor Stewardship: the key to success

This webinar focused on donor stewardship, tailored from minimum best practice standard to aspirational levels, to suit every scale of operation.

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Our authentic selves and doing diversity right.

Donors are already changing. For fundraisers, investing in diversity and inclusion means to change the established fundraising system that caters largely to white male donors and apply more adaptive and empathy-based practices to engage ever diversifying donor communities.

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Developing your compelling Case for Support

Understanding and articulating your Case for Support to donors can be challenging—we can suffer the curse of too much knowledge or, alternatively, be too close to the coal to see the broader scope of our vision. Yet getting this step right is not only critical to our fundraising success but can make our role as fundraisers so much easier.

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Fundraising during COVID-19: Time for decisive yet measured action

Yet while the familiar major gift cycle for principal donors is almost the same as for major donors, it is important to realise there are some subtle but critical differences.

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Asia – Relationship fundraising and political risk

To understand Asia, you need to understand the importance of relationships, and to do successful fundraising, you need to be good at relationship management. 

Match, pace, lead – the athlete’s approach to major gift asks

Match, pace, lead mirrors the martial arts philosophy of going with the direction of the movement and using the energy of your partner to take them to where you want them to be. How can you use this in fundraising?

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Webinar on Asian Philanthropy by Ben Morton Wright

Presented by Ben Morton-Wright, this class will focus on differences of fundraising in Asia compared to Europe and the US, the importance of family and intergenerational giving (family philanthropy and how it is embedded in Asian culture), regional complexities and future opportunities, and recent stats on giving in the region and its implications.