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Key Concepts for Donor Development

CFRE: 7 Points Key Concepts for Donor Development is a one-day workshop for fundraising professionals that introduces essential donor development concepts. The workshop is designed to help participants understand donor motivations and how to meet the needs of donors as well as those of their institutions.

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Key Concepts for Donor Development


Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto
75 Lower Simcoe St
Meeting Room: Kensington B
Toronto, ON M5J 3A6


$595 CAD per participant


Phone: +1 319 398 3376
Fax: +1 319 366 8586


Participants receive a detailed pre-work assignment to be completed before attending the session. This prepares participants to apply new skills and concepts to work with real-life donors and potential donors.


Participants explore an overview of the workshop, including the research, concepts, and tools that serve as its foundation.

Understanding Donor Motivation

Participants gain an understanding of donor commitment and the fundraising process from the perspectives of donors.

Adapting to Personality Profiles

Participants learn how to identify the profiles of others and explore different personality styles and techniques for communicating with donors (and colleagues) more effectively.

Building Trust-based Relationships

Participants learn important concepts and skills for establishing and nurturing trust with internal and external stakeholders that fosters lifelong commitment to your organization.

Locating Philanthropic Passion(s)

Participants discover clearly defined process for uncovering the deep-seated, philanthropic values of donors, and matching passions with organizational priorities.

Creating a Meaningful Return on Philanthropic Investment

Participants discover three essential components for ensuring that donors feel appreciated and valued throughout their continued relationship with your organization.


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Workshop Location

Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto
Meeting Room: Kensington B
75 Lower Simcoe St.
Toronto, ON M5J 3A6, Canada

Date and Time

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends around 5:00 p.m.

Continental breakfast (at 8:30 a.m.) and lunch are included in your workshop investment. The evening is free for donor visits or other business or personal matters.

Recommended Airport and Hotel

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
(16.2 miles from hotel)

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)
(1.2 miles from hotel)

Delta Hotels Toronto
75 Lower Simcoe Street
Toronto, M5J A36 Canada

For Reservations, please call 1.844.496.8542 or click here. When calling for reservations, please mention that you are with the “Advancement Resources” to receive the reduced room rate of $329 CAD per night.

All reservations are to be made no later than Thursday, March 28, 2019. Please note that the room block may fill before March 28, so we encourage you to make your reservations early.


Driving directions from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
South on 427 to Gardiner Expressway West, go east on the Gardiner Expressway to exit at Jameson, take Lake Shore Boulevard east into the City. Exit at Spadina Avenue, go north to Bremner Blvd, turn right (east) on Bremner and hotel is on your left. Please note: Effective April 17, the City of Toronto will close the York-Bay-Yonge off ramp for its demolition. Westbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway, Lake Shore Boulevard and Queen's Quay will not be affected by this construction.
  • Estimated taxi fare: $65 CAD (one way)
  • Subway service, fee: $3 CAD (one way)
Driving directions from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)
Take the ferry across from airport to Toronto Port Authority. Go northwest on Eireann Quay. Eireann Quay becomes Bathurst St. Turn right onto Front St W. Turn right onto Lower Simcoe St. 75 LOWER SIMCOE ST.
  • Estimated taxi fare: $10 CAD (one way)


On-site parking, fee: $45 CAD daily
Valet parking, fee: $52 CAD daily

Please contact us at or 319-398-3376 with questions.


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Contact us today for registration information or register online.


$595 CAD per participant

Business Hours

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT; Monday–Friday


+1 319 398 3376


3349 Southgate Court SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404-5424



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