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The Art and Science of Donor Development


CFRE: 14 Points Ideal for seasoned professionals as well as newer development staff, this two-day workshop is a powerful means of connecting to the heart of philanthropy. ASDD helps participants understand donor motivations and how to meet the needs of donors as well as those of their institutions.

Contact us today for registration information or register online.



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What

The Art and Science of Donor Development

When

Tuesday, Oct. 15 - Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019

Where

The Westin Seattle
Meeting Room: Pike
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Investment

$1,450 USD per participant

Contact

Phone: +1 319 398 3376
Fax: +1 319 366 8586
Email:
info@advancementresources.org

Pre-work

An online personality profile assessment tool and a preliminary workshop quiz that introduces topics that will be explored throughout the workshop.

Introduction

A brief overview of the workshop, including the research and concepts that serve as its foundation.

Donor Motivation

An examination of how donors view development, philanthropy, and the engagement process.

Adapting to Donor Profiles

A personal exploration of different personality styles and techniques for communicating with donors more effectively.

Process Concepts in Development

An exploration of the commitment process from donors' perspectives.

Identifying the Right Donors

A strategy for recognizing those donors who can help your organization best achieve its mission and help you prioritize your time for maximum effectiveness.

Tactics for Securing an Appointment

An exploration of methods for obtaining an appointment, including discussions of the best approaches to take, how to compose effective communications, and how to conduct a telephone call productively.

Building Trust-based Relationships

Skills for establishing and nurturing trust for lifelong commitment to your organization.

Locating Philanthropic Passion(s)

A clearly defined process for uncovering the deep-seated, philanthropic values of donors.

Matching Philanthropic Passion(s) to Organizational Initiatives and Partnering on Evaluation

Steps for helping donors accomplish their personal goals through rewarding philanthropic opportunities, and a roadmap for moving donors from mild interest to passionate support.

Securing Financial Commitment

Tools and techniques that turn "asks" into gains and strengthen donors' emotional commitment and financial support.

Creating a Meaningful Return on Philanthropic Investment

Methods for ensuring donors feel appreciated and valued throughout their continued relationship with your organization.

Resources

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Workshop Location

The Westin Seattle
Meeting Room: Pike
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The workshop begins each day at 8:00 a.m. and ends around 5:00 p.m.

A continental breakfast (beginning at 7:30 a.m.) and lunch, as well as all workshop materials, are included in the workshop investment. The evenings are free for donor visits or other business or personal matters.

Recommended Airport and Hotel

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
13.3 miles from hotel

The Westin Seattle
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

For Reservations, please click here or call 1-206-728-1000. When calling for reservations, please mention that you are with the “Advancement Resources” group to receive the $259 USD per night rate.

All reservations are to be made no later than Monday, September 30, 2019. Please note that the room block may fill before September 30, so we encourage you to make your reservations early.

Transportation

Taxi– Approximately $45 USD one way

Bus– Approximately $18 USD one way

Subway– Approximately $3 USD one way

Driving Directions from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
From Sea-Tac Airport, get on WA-518 E from Airport Expressway. From WA-518 E, take the exit for I-5 N and travel north on I-5 for 12.4 miles. Take the Seneca Street exit #165. The exit will be on the left. Turn right on 6th Ave and proceed north for six blocks. Cross over Stewart Street. The hotel will be on the left—1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101.

Parking

Off-site parking fee is available for $9 USD daily. On-site self-parking fee is available for $50 USD daily. On-site valet parking is available for $60 USD daily. Self/valet parking are offered in adjacent garage with hourly/daily rates. Overnight rates include in/out privileges.

Please contact us at info@advancementresources.org or +1 319 398 3376 with questions.



Resources

PDF Download an Information Packet

Registration

Contact us today for registration information or register online.

Investment

$1,450 USD per participant

Business Hours

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT; Monday – Friday

Phone

+1 319 398 3376

Address

3349 Southgate Court SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404-5424

E-mail

info@advancementresources.org

Resources

PDF Download an Information Packet