Tuesday, October 7 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Major Gift Societies

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Major gift societies are highly effective vehicles for promoting and growing annual funds.  As institutions experience declining donor counts, intensifying major gift activity becomes increasingly important in reaching annual fund goals, nurturing continued giving, and building donor profiles that are foundational to assessing capital campaign capabilities.   Giving societies provide a major gift marketing platform and a defined process for constituent engagement.  The relationships, trust and loyalties built over time are invaluable to strengthening development programs and sustaining missions in challenging and competitive times.

 In this session we will:

1. - Develop the rationale for creating a giving society

2. - Discuss methods of growing society membership, and overall benefits of the society.

3. - Provide "how to" process and sample materials ...

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Anna Quinones

Chief Development Officer, St. Catherine Church
Highly creative, passionate, individual who loves to invite others to join me in supporting the mission and great work being done at St.Catherine's Catholic church in Morgan Hill.

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Debra A. Lethlean

Development Director, Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Debra Lethlean, Development Director for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, has 17 years of development experience in annual, major and planned giving, capital campaign administration and consultation, giving societies, special events, board management, and grant writing.  Debra successfully... Read More →

Tuesday October 7, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
Salon G

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