Conferences & Training

Major Gift Strategies: Spring Session

May 20 - 22, 2019
Omni Royal Orleans
New Orleans, La., United States

This conference will provide you with a plan of action to spark engagement and drive greater fundraising outcomes. Learn how to uncover new benefactors, revive existing relationships and programs, and capture imaginations with a meaningful case for support. Join us for a program that will inspire heightened results in your major gift program.

The program is designed for advancement professionals with mid-level responsibility to practice concrete skills and learn techniques from faculty and peers to inspire heightened results in any major gift program.

Program starts at NOON on Monday and ends at NOON on Wednesday.


Learning Objectives

Participation in this conference will prepare attendees to:

  • Use annual giving engagement as a basis for major gift strategy.
  • Align institutional goals with donor values for the highest level of philanthropy.
  • Glean information that speaks to capacity, inclination and potential area(s) of interest in an initial prospect meeting.
  • Maximize the potential of cross-campus collaboration.
  • Distinguish between long-term and fast-track giving opportunities.

Who Should Attend
  • Individuals who work directly with major gift donors and prospective alumni.
  • Development professionals with major gift responsibilities
  • Faculty, volunteers and staff who have a vital role in securing major gifts for their programs

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