Learn how to write more effective and consistent communications to your donors.
Bring your pen and paper! This online training is designed as an interactive workshop to enhance your advancement writing skills. You will learn how to create donor-centered communications, workshop real-life examples, and improve the consistency of written communications from your shop. Throughout this training, our expert instructors will be providing feedback on your writing and we will also examine:
Throughout this training our expert faculty will be workshopping and offering consulting advice on your writing samples.
In addition to the webcast, all of our registrants will receive a packet of resources that includes:
This webcast is designed for anyone who communicates directly with donors. We particularly encourage teams of communications and donor relations professionals, as well as frontline fundraisers, and annual giving staff to attend together. This webcast is not designed for full-time copywriters.
Contact Gwendolyn Doyle, Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-988-1258 if you’d like additional information about the program.
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After participating in this online training, you will be able to write more effective and more consistent communications to your donors.
Debbie heads up the donor relations team at the University of Maryland after serving in donor relations and stewardship roles at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Florida Foundation. Debbie was director of stewardship and donor relations at the University of Florida Foundation for nine years, serving as a central resource to forty-five development officers at twenty colleges and units. Her development career began in 1986 as publications director for the health center development office at UF. She also was development and alumni director at Bishop Moore Catholic High School, her alma mater. She is a founding board member for Association of Donor Relations Professionals.
Lynne is a frequent conference speaker and a well-known resource for donor relations and fundraising. She has been featured in The Washington Post, CURRENTS magazine, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and other industry publications. Lynne also created the website and blog www.donorrelationsguru.com where she shares her expertise, opinions, and collections of samples on a variety of topics to the greater development world and hosts a monthly webinar series.
Using her hands-on approach, Lynne works with many organizations to help them keep their focus donor driven, technology savvy, strategic, and always with a splash of good humor. She received her undergraduate degrees from the University of South Carolina and is a loyal gamecock alumna, donor, and fan, and holds a master's in strategic fundraising and philanthropy with an emphasis in higher education.
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