Annual Reports that Inspire Your Donors: Keys to Raise More Money
Recording Price: $199.00
(Includes Proprietary Materials)
Presenting a clear, concise, and inspiring annual report gives donors the incentive they need to donate again and again. How do you construct an annual report that will positively influence your current and prospective donors? Join us for a 60-minute webinar where you will discover:
What to include and what to remove from your annual report
5 design elements that make readers remember what you're telling them
Print vs. digital annual reports: What works & why
25 websites to get free, professional photography - today
Raising more money - real life examples of effective annual reports
The Perfect Annual Report - Key Elements to Inspire Donors
4 things to include in your annual report & what to leave out
Strategies to make your financials tell an important story
Tips to get your CEO to write a letter donors will read
Posting your Annual Report online - key elements for success
Ways to Design an Annual Report that Donors Will Read & Respond To
How to design a report that is shorter, clearer and more concise
Best tips for using pictures to tell your story
How to improve giving with effective quotes, captions, & subheadings
Inspiring Ways to Drive More Passion for Your Cause & Get More Money
Tips to share your accomplishments in a way your donors can relate to
How to tell if you are saying "thank you" enough
Best tips to handle the donor list in your annual report
Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Rick Schwartz has been a leader in nonprofit communications for more than 35 years. He is a top-rated speaker nationally as well as a consultant in communications, strategic thinking, and development. He has been responsible for more than 30 annual reports (that's when he stopped counting) and continues to create and consult on new ones every year.
Rick was a journalist for the first part of his career, from newspapers in Indiana and Pennsylvania to a national magazine in Washington, DC to a political journal in Boston.
He was staff director for the Massachusetts Senate Committee for Human Services, overseeing 14 areas from corrections to welfare and leading major investigations into the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) system, placement of children in adult mental health facilities, and unreported deaths of patients in state care.
Rick worked with hundreds of arts nonprofits of all sizes as Director of Communications for the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, then the second largest state arts grantmaker in the nation.
From 1993-2006, he was vice president for communications at The Rhode Island Foundation, winning five national awards for websites and publications and a German Marshall Fellowship to study foundations in Europe.
Additional information can be found on his website: www.schwartztalk.com.
In this practical, 60-minute webinar, you and your colleagues will learn easy and practical techniques to transform your annual report into a powerful tool that boosts donations, retains donor loyalty, and invites new supporters.