The University of Iowa

Fundraising

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10 Tips for Writing Stronger Fundraising Appeals for Planned & Major Giving

Inspiring people to make a major gift to your organization or leave a legacy to support your mission for decades to come is difficult work. How can you make an emotional and personal connection when so much of life is now virtual? The key is good writing. Find out how you can secure the biggest...

Date 
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-Third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*Practical Strategies for Finding New Donors

We all want to grow our individual donor base, but where to start?! If you’re interested in learning how to find new individual donors, then join us as we will provide practical strategies for researching prospects who share a passion for your organization’s mission. You will learn techniques...

Date 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*Eight Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors

Strong donor relationships are critical to fundraising success at all stages of the development cycle. That’s a fact! Explore eight steps successful fundraisers take to reach and surpass their goals. These steps present proven techniques for connecting with donors, effectively communicating your...

Date 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*Your Board and Fundraising

Join us to learn practical strategies for better engaging your board in fundraising. In this training, we’ll cover boards’ typical fundraising responsibilities, why some board members may be reluctant to fundraise, and how to overcome these concerns. We will also brainstorm new ways your board...

Date 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*Simple Strategies to Grow Your Donor Base Right Now

Whether you’re new to fundraising or have years of experience, we’ll show you how to turn prospective supporters into dedicated donors. In our webinar, you’ll learn simple, proven techniques for prioritizing your fundraising efforts. We’ll also provide you with strategies to cultivate potential...

Date 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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AFPLead 2021 Annual Leadership Conference

Join hundreds of your fellow fundraising leaders in Indianapolis for 3 days of learning and connecting and gain the skills to lead your organization—and the sector—to a bright future.

Watch the event website for more information as it becomes available.

Date 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 8:00am to Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 5:00pm
Location 
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
One South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
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*What Motivates Donors to Give? Corporate and Personal Perspectives

AFP is excited to welcome Kirsten Smith, VP Marketing and Brand Strategy at TrueNorth, and Brent Cobb, CEO, World Class Industries, to our September educational program. They will share insights about how their companies vet proposals from nonprofits and prioritize charitable giving, provide...

Date 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location 
P.O. Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1414
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*Simple Strategies to Grow Your Donor Base Right Now

Join us to learn simple, proven steps to help identify, qualify, and reach potential donors with an affinity for your cause. Whether you’re new to fundraising or have years of experience and no matter the size or stage of your organization, this webinar will have something for you. You will...

Date 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*Introduction to Individual Giving

Historically, in the United States, individual giving has been the biggest source of private giving, far outpacing foundation or corporate giving.  According to Giving USA, “American individuals, bequests, foundations, and corporations gave an estimated $449.64 billion to U.S. charities in 2019...

Date 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*Creating Quality Participant Surveys: What to Ask and How to Ask It (Online)

Do you feel like you should do a survey, but have no idea what to ask? Do you have a survey but aren’t sure if the questions are phrased the right way? Surveys are a common methodology to gather data from your program participants. They are frequently a part of a program evaluation process. It...

Date 
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005