Positioning Your Leadership Annual Giving Program for Continued Success

November 17, 2022 | 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern
Available 10 business days after the Live Training


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Confidently communicate the importance of leadership annual giving to internal constituents. 


As you work to strengthen your leadership annual giving program, it is imperative to build internal partnerships that will support and complement your work. These sessions will therefore focus on building relationships with internal partners and enhancing connections between your leadership annual giving efforts and your entire advancement team. You will learn how to quantify and present your program to upper-level management in a way that best positions your program for additional investments and support. Our expert instructor will help you to prioritize your efforts and design a long-term plan for maximizing your program’s effectiveness. 


Who Should Attend

This training series is ideal for both new and seasoned advancement professionals who are building or revamping a leadership annual giving program. You will leave this training with the skills to bolster your leadership annual giving program for greater success.

Attend the Full Series for the Most Impactful Experience

This training is part of an education series that has been specifically designed to help you to comprehensively assess, develop, and improve your leadership annual giving program. It consists of the following trainings — participate in all four to get the most impactful experience. The trainings include:

  • Identifying Your Leadership Annual Giving Goals and Pipeline
  • Developing Essential Fundraising Skills for Leadership Annual Giving
  • Considering Communication and Stewardship in Leadership Annual Giving
  • Positioning Your Leadership Annual Giving Program for Continued Success

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Portrait of Brian Daugherty

Brian Daugherty

Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy & Communications Officer, San Diego Humane Society

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.

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