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20apr8:30 am1:00 pmFeaturedAsking Matters Fundraising Symposium: Tuesday, April 20

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Event Details

This is the can’t miss fundraising event of the year!

The world may have changed, but fundraising fundamentals – and challenges – remain. Join acclaimed fundraising expert and author Brian Saber to find and develop your personal Asking Style. Whether you are a development director, board member, program manager, or major gifts officer, this hands-on workshop will help you take the anxiety out of the ask by honing in on your natural strengths. This symposium features an online workshop series for nonprofit staff on fundraising best practices and asking styles, three one-hour webinars for board members to attend, and additional opportunities to connect with experts and peers across the state.

*Be one of our first 50 registrants to receive a FREE copy of either Brian Saber’s Boards and Asking Styles: A Roadmap to Success or Asking Styles: Revolutionize Your Fundraising.

This symposium will explore:

  • Your Asking Mindset

  • The Asking Styles

  • Donor Styles and Cycles

  • Selecting Prospects, Making the Ask, and Thanking and Recognition

  • Trending Fundraising Topics

Schedule

  • Monday, April 19 

    • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Welcome + Introduction to the Symposium

  • Tuesday, April 20

    • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM | Coffee Talks with Development Professionals and Experts

    • 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM | Asking Matters for Staff: Session One

    • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Asking Matters for Boards: Asking Styles

  • Wednesday, April 21

    • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM | Coffee Talks with Development Professionals and Experts

    • 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM | Asking Matters for Staff: Session Two

    • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Asking Matters for Boards: The Donor Cycle

  • Thursday, April 22

    • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM | Coffee Talks with Development Professionals and Experts

    • 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM | Asking Matters for Staff: Session Three

    • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Asking Matters for Boards: The Case for Support – Your Story

  • Friday, April 23

    • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM | Tying it All Together: Peer Planning for Fundraising

    • 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM | Asking Matters for Staff: Session Four

Fees

  • Whole Org Participation: Invite as many members of your team and board to participate for one flat rate

    • $175 Whole Org Registration for MNA Members registered before March 31st, $225 after

    • $350 Whole Org Registration for Non MNA Members

  • Individual Participation: Register for a single user

    • $125 MNA Members

    • $250 Non MNA Members

Please Note: This is a two-step registration process. Register here and then registrants and all attendees will be sent a link to individualize their attendance for various sessions after registration. Please email [email protected] with any questions.

** Scholarships Available. Apply Here **

Learn more + register today!

Time

(Tuesday) 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

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