Let’s fire up your board members about fundraising! Bring them to this popular, experiential workshop to develop a more fired-up, engaged board excited about possibilities for your organization and eager to play a part in making it happen. Participants will learn the Gail Perry Group’s Fired-Up Fundraising approach, developed over the past 30 years as nonprofit philanthropy experts, that has helped organizations raise hundreds of millions in gifts.
Board members, Executive Directors, and development staff will discover:
- Exercises to help board members develop their own personal message about your organization’s work.
- Best practices and easy roles for board members to engage in fundraising.
- The delicate art of opening the door to a donor without being pushy.
- An introduction to “friendraising” for board members who are nervous about fundraising.
- How to help each person on your board find the right role in fundraising where they can be most effective.
“We were all impressed with your ‘soft sell with great impact’ presentation yesterday. We learned some new tools for fund-raising but more importantly shifted the attitude!” ~Marion G. Thompson, Board Member, Greater Baltimore Medical Center Foundation, MD
Gail Perry is President of Gail Perry Group, a consulting team specializing in comprehensive capital campaigns, board training and major gift coaching to create transformational fundraising results for nonprofit organizations across the country and Canada.
Since 1994, Gail Perry and her team have been celebrated for the high-level expertise, positivity, commitment and results that they bring to help organizations transform their fundraising fortunes, and realize their dreams.
Gail Perry’s Fired-Up Fundraising approach, developed over the past 30 years as a nonprofit philanthropy expert, has helped organizations raise hundreds of millions in gifts. Gail was recently named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Philanthropy for 2020. And, gailperry.com is consistently listed among the top fundraising resource websites in the world.
Gail Perry’s best-selling book, Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion into Action (Wiley/AFP), has been called the “gold standard guide to building successful fundraising boards.”
As an internationally recognized presenter and facilitator, Gail has keynoted fundraising conferences in the US and abroad. She has inspired the boards of many organizations such as the CDC Foundation, San Diego Zoo Global, the Trust for Public Land, the US Olympic Committee, the ALS Society, Ronald McDonald International Charities, YMCA national leadership conferences, Boys and Girls Clubs of America and many more.
Gail Perry is a contributing author to Capital Campaigns: Strategies That Work – the #1 selling textbook and resource for capital campaigns. She has coached over 40 capital campaigns from LA to Maine and has personally led 25 campaigns as staff or consultant, raising over $500 million.
Gail launched her fundraising career at Duke University and then went on to lead fundraising at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She’s happy to be serving on board of the AFP U.S. Foundation for Philanthropy and has led our local AFP Chapter as President.
Date: Sept. 16, 2021
Time: 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Cost: $40.00 for AFP Triangle members; $75.00 for non-members
Two CFRE credits will be given with participation in this course.