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Asking Without Anxiety: Gain Confidence Asking Your Donors for a Gift (on Zoom or In-Person)
April 13, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presented by: Jenn Hayslett
Workshop Description: The pandemic has changed how we communicate — but your donors still want to support your important work. In this interactive online workshop, you will learn how to confidently reach out to your donors via online video tools or in-person.
In this workshop you will:
- Receive a customizable training manual that gives you the tools and scripts you need to invite your donors to meetings and ask them to support your organization
- Learn how to relax in your donor visits by using the Connecting Conversations Model
- Practice participating in meaningful conversations with your donors
- Increase your skills and confidence to make your donor meetings successful
Once you sign up, you will receive pre-work instructions to make the most of this session. Pre-work will take approximately 30-60 minutes.
Target Audience: This workshop is for executive directors, development directors, nonprofit staff, or board members who want to gain confidence in reaching out to donors and having meaningful conversations with them either online or in person.
About the Trainer:
Jenn Hayslett brings 25 years of leadership experience as a successful fundraiser, manager, facilitator and trainer to her work as a coach and nonprofit consultant. Her specialty is in building and improving relationship-based fundraising programs. As a leadership and professional development coach, Jenn specializes in partnering with Boards, Executive Directors, Development Directors, and other nonprofit staff members to develop clear goals and design action plans to achieve them. Jenn has direct experience in all areas of fundraising and marketing for small to mid-sized nonprofits including annual funds, major gift solicitation and stewardship, capital campaigns, grant writing, community organizing, and volunteer management. Jenn’s engaging presentation style makes her a highly-rated trainer and presenter. Jenn received her coach training through Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and is a certified trainer, facilitator, and consultant.