Conferences & Training

Inspiring the Largest Gifts of a Lifetime

June 20 - 22, 2018
Renaissance Seattle
Seattle, Wash., United States

Refresh and reinforce your understanding of what inspires truly generous individuals to partner with your institution. Review the concepts of donor-centered fundraising, learn how they fit into an overall development program and identify strategies for incorporating them at your institution.

This conference is designed for advancement professionals engaged in individual fundraising with generous donors or who oversee others engaged in this work.

Program starts in the morning on Wednesday, and ends midday Friday. 


Benefits of Attending
  • Gain the facts on why your institution's success will depend more on person-centered, relationship-based fundraising.
  • Learn the concepts and requirements that distinguish fundraising for the largest gifts of a lifetime from annual and campaign fundraising.
  • Refine and enhance your own listening, questioning, decision-making and other essential skills for largest-gift fundraising.
  • Build a network of peers.

Who Should Attend
  • Principal and major gift officers
  • Philanthropic advisers
  • Gift planning officers
  • Presidents and school heads
  • Deans
  • Trustees
  • Vice presidents and directors of development

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