Conferences & Training

Introduction to Personal Solicitation: Spring Session

March 22 - 23, 2018
Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile
Chicago, Ill., 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.

The program starts at 1:30 PM on Thursday and ends at 11:30 AM 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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