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Creative Strategies for Making the Ask: Get More Money for Your Nonprofit


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Making the ask and getting your prospective donors to say "yes" can be difficult. What creative techniques can you use to ask for any size gift and greatly increase your chances of getting the donation you want? Join us for our highly-informative, 60-minute webinar where you will discover:

  • How to use your donors' mindset to make the perfect ask
  • 3 ways to know whether or not your donor is ready for an ask
  • Strategies for turning donor objections into reasons to give
  • 4 tips to feel more comfortable when making in person asks
  • Using props & stories to get your donors to say "yes"

Program Highlights

  • Understanding Donors: Know Your Audience Prior to the Ask

    • What makes your donors tick? Craft a creative course of action
    • How to successfully target the best demographic for your nonprofit
    • Think before you ask - How to know if donors are ready to hear the ask?
    • Tips to translate knowledge of donors into making the perfect ask
  • Making the Ask: Proven Tips to Boost Results & Increase Donations

    • Common mistakes when soliciting donations & how to avoid them
    • Frequency of the ask - How often should you ask your donors
    • Ways to overcome fear, handle donor objections & other obstacles
    • Tips & techniques for making the ask "face to face"
  • Creative Ways to Use the Art of Storytelling to Get the "Yes"

    • How to find the perfect stories for your nonprofit's asking strategy
    • Turn average stories into compelling narratives that resonate
    • Proven examples of props & stories that inspired donors to give
  • Interactive Question & Answer Session Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Joe Garecht is the founder of The Fundraising Authority, and a nationally known speaker, consultant and author. He has worked with organizations large and small, helping them design profitable fundraising plans, implement new fundraising strategies, and super-charge their development efforts.

  • Joe has developed his unique silent auction strategies during a decade of fundraising, and is the author of The Silent Auction Handbook, the #1 guidebook on non-profit silent auctions. He personally managed dozens of silent auctions, with revenues ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.
  • Joe has served as the Executive Director of BLOCS, before that he was the Director of Development for The Philadelphia Children's Alliance and he has been a consultant to fundraising organizations internationally.
  • Joe has launched three multi-million dollar nonprofit fundraising operations from scratch and his specialty is helping organizations plan and implement campaigns to massively increase their fundraising revenue in a sustainable way.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how you can successfully make the ask and raise more money for your nonprofit organization.