Live Session: August 20, 11:00 AM EDT
Connect with Jen Shang and Ron Schiller and fellow attendees to ask questions, discuss and share best practices and resources. This conversation between presenters and attendees will bring together many of the content threads from the program to help set you up for success.
- Leading Organizations that Inspire the Largest Gifts of a Lifetime
Speaker: Danita Nias
Our development teams need to be able to respond to prospective donors in a myriad of ways, encouraging and receiving their annual gifts, campaign gifts and for a few, the largest gifts they will ever make. We will talk about how institutional leaders think about investing and organizing appropriately for this special work.
- What are Donors Telling Us?
Speaker: Ron Schiller
We’ll discuss what today’s donors are telling us—in their own words and through their behavior—about how organizations and institutions need to adapt to a changing landscape. Increasingly, many donors will “develop” themselves. Are we willing, and able, to listen?
- A Conversation with a Philanthropic Partner
Speakers: Rebecca Tseng Smith and Ambassador Ronald P. Spogli
Listen to a conversation with conference chair Rebecca Tseng Smith and Ambassador Ronald P. Spogli about the importance of listening to donors and about co-creating a long-term partnership that is aligned with the donor’s values and aspirations.
- Donor Love in a Time of Coronavirus and Beyond…
Speaker: Jen Shang
Through philanthropic psychology explore the definition of love and how to raise more money and better care for your donors during this crisis and beyond. Learn more about three evidenced-based steps to ensure your donors feel genuinely cared for.