Future Topics for

Giving2019 / Giving2020

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  • Blended Gifts: Leveraging Creative Approaches to Raise More Money
  • Storytelling
  • Case Studies for Difficult Gifts
  • Marketing Planned Giving: What Works and What Doesn’t
  • Best Practices for Leadership and Planned Gifts
  • Using Board Members in Fundraising
  • Dealing Effectively with Problematic Donations
  • Transformational Gifts: How to Close Them
  • Strategic Planning for Campaigns
  • Counting and Recognition Practices in Planned Giving
  • Best Practices with Donor Recognition Societies
  • Best Practices that Lead to Successful Campaigns
  • Professional Advisors: Distraction or Critical for Success?
  • Asking for Advice in Order to Reach a Gift
  • Integrating Planned Giving and Major Gifts
  • Elements of a Successful Principal Gifts Program
  • Essential Elements of a Successful Solicitation
  • Prospect Research for Dummies
  • Importance and Best Practices of Gift Acceptance and Campaign Counting Policies
  • Marketing, Public Relations, and Fundraising
  • Corporate Giving Programs That Work
  • How to Begin and Sustain Monthly Giving Programs
  • Coaching and Mentoring Younger Staff Members
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making Strategies
  • Writing for Development: Effective Proposals and Other Communications Vehicles
  • How to Utilize Special Events to Raise Major Gifts
  • Campaign 101: How to Organize and Execute a Campaign
  • How to Land Visit: Strategies for Getting in the Door
  • Strategies for Engaging Mid-Level Donors
  • Key Questions to Ask During a Face to Face Visit
  • Use of Wealth Screening to Secure Major Gifts
  • Effective Donor Retention Strategies
  • Strategies in Creating a Culture of Philanthropy for Your Organization
  • Blended Gifts: How to Reach Your Goals More Quickly
  • Effective Donor Stewardship Programs
  • Charitable Giving in the New Tax Law Era
  • Creating Successful Board and Volunteer Leadership Meetings
  • Effective Planned Giving Marketing Strategies
  • Research Tools that Provide the Highest Quality Information
  • Utilizing Special Events to Cultivate and Close Major Gifts
  • Utilizing Metrics Effectively in Fundraising
  • Engaging and Utilizing Volunteers in Fundraising
  • Managing Up and Sideways: How to Win Friends and Influence People
  • Utilizing Direct Marketing Practices to Close Major Gifts

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