Conferences & Training

Making the Ask Workshop: Spring Session

March 21 - 22, 2019
Hyatt Centric French Quarter
New Orleans, La., United States

This conference is designed to help fundraisers improve the face-to-face solicitation skills needed to boost their institution's annual fund and major gift program.

This conference is designed for newcomers to the advancement profession. It is held in conjunction with Conference for Newcomers in Development: Spring Session.

Program starts at 1:30 PM on Thursday and ends at NOON on Friday.


Learning Objectives

Participation in this conference will prepare attendees to:

  • Confidently engage prospective donors in conversations about philanthropy.
  • Develop solicitation strategies for leadership annual fund and major gifts.
  • Plan for productive and informative initial visits and cold calls.

Who Should Attend
  • Development professionals with fewer than two years of fundraising experience
  • Academic leaders and volunteers with fundraising responsibilities

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