Build your mid-level giving program.
Learn how to successfully build and grow your leadership annual giving program to strengthen your institution’s donor pipeline. Even with a successful leadership annual giving program, you may need to reassess your giving levels, goals, and donor pools. Through a combination of presentations and working sessions you will develop a strategy to:
This conference provides an active learning and working environment to improve your leadership annual giving program. You will participate in discussion and working sessions designed to give you practical ideas that you can implement immediately.
“We attended the conference and post-con with a newly formed team of fundraisers, each with less than 2 years of experience. We had scheduled a full slate of visits immediately after the conference where everyone felt better prepared, more confident, and had very productive conversations and outcomes. They were able to immediately apply the concepts and strategies presented at the conference; this was a fantastic investment in their training and development!”- Ruth Rosenberg, Director of Leadership Annual Giving, University of Delaware
This conference is ideal for both new and seasoned annual giving professionals who are building or revamping a leadership annual giving program. You will leave this event with the skills to bolster your leadership annual giving program.
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be able to build your leadership annual giving efforts with an understanding of the key components of a successful program.
With more than twenty years of experience in development with a focus on annual giving and major gifts, Brian has worked for a variety of organizations in the nonprofit arena, including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, the University of Baltimore, the University of California, San Diego San Diego State University and the University of San Diego. His experience includes extensive work on telemarketing campaigns, direct mail, board management, volunteer solicitations, e-philanthropy, and personal solicitations. Brian has used his extensive experience in statistical data analysis and strategic planning to be an integral team member of capital campaigns ranging in scope from $16 million to $1 billion. A contributor to Currents magazine, he has been a frequent presenter for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Annual Giving Professionals Network (AGPN).
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“The AI conference on Leadership Annual Giving was the best use of my PD dollars in years. The content was relevant and the presenters were actual fundraisers - not consultants - so they were relatable, knowledgeable, and provided real answers/solutions to questions/obstacles. The material was practical, not conceptual, and so there was great value.”- Ann Wardwell, Director of Advancement, Fay School
“AI's Leadership Annual Giving: Key Components of a Successful Program is packed with relevant strategies and tools that can enhance my annual giving program. The content is rich and practical to my role and goals. I’d recommend this conference to advancement professionals who want to start or build out their leadership annual giving program.”- Jennifer Mora Hernandez, Director of Annual Giving, Cal Alumni Association, UC Berkeley
“As a team of 2, who were tasked to develop and execute a leadership annual giving program, I felt that we were leaving with great "Marching Orders." I feel that with patience and strategic discussion (and the workbook we received) we can build a successful program. Stay tuned!.”- Adrienne McDade, Associate Director of Annual Giving, University of Cincinnati
“I am new to leadership annual giving and this conference gave me the knowledge and strategies to give me more confidence in my position and growing the leadership annual giving program.”- Elizabeth Woofter, Annual Giving Program Manager, University of Cincinnati
“Overall, this conference enhanced my knowledge on annual giving and the information necessary to execute a leadership annual giving program. I appreciated the tips for setting goals and redefining metrics for our development team. I look forward to taking what I've learned back to UM and strengthening relationships between annual giving and major gifts.”- Sarah Stachak, Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Leadership Gifts, University of Michigan
“These AI conferences provide a tremendous value for the cost. I not only learn new things every time I come, but I also always walk away with a plan.”- Meagan Sheffield, Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship, MGH Institute of Health Professionals
“After attending the leadership annual giving conference with AI, I felt empowered to build an innovative and engaging program for our valued University of Michigan.”- Kyle Nowels, Assistant Director of Development for Student Life, University of Michigan
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