The Perfect Donor Cultivation Event – The Art of Social Gatherings for Your Cause
Would you like to create an amazing cultivation event that will introduce new donors to your cause and bring current donors even closer? Join me to discover step-by-step how to get the most out of a donor cultivation event or party.
You may know that – after 30 years in the business – my #1 fundraising motto is “When in Doubt, Throw a Party!” Here are my secrets to having fun while you are making new connections and friends. Here’s how to host an event that your donors will really enjoy:
- Who should you invite?
- How to get VIPs to your event?
- How many people works best?
- How to set up the event – timing, place, logistics?
- What type of program should you present?
- Do you make an ask at a cultivation event?
- What’s a Porch Party?
- How to work the room and meet the right people.
- How to follow up after your event.
- How to walk out of the party with new connections, information and moves on your prospects!
Participants comment on this training
Gail gives you the energy to change lives through fundraising.
Randi Sunshine, Women’s Foundation of California
Gail shared her personal success secrets! It was like having a one on one session with an advisor who wants the best for you and your organization!
Daryl Meyer, BSW Health
Gail shares tried and true practices that she herself has experienced or executed. She even has the guts to share the things that did not work and why she feels they do not work.
Dawn Knill, Freedom House
It was interactive, energetic, good information and was something I would like to share with our development committee and through them with our board.
Donna Ensley, Manna Food Bank
Super informative, basic, easy and well-explained webinar about cultivation events – Gail’s energy explains just how easy and fun it is to host donor cultivation and stewardship events!
Beal St. George, Spectrum Youth and Family Services
This webinar contains a wealth of valuable strategies and specific protocols for doing all kinds of donor cultivation events – well worth the time!
Stephen Hoffman, Montana Audubon
A fantastic overview how to have a great party and keep people involved! I can’t wait to throw a party with my prospects and donors and get to know them better.
Taylor Bancroft, Bob Jones University