AFP SK, Saskatoon Chapter: Solicitation Training
Date: January 23, 2013
Time: 12 noon, 1:00
Location: Park Town Hotel - 924 Spadina Crescent East
Registration Required – Lunch Included
AFP Members $10/Non-members $20
To register please go online at picatic.com
The biggest challenge to any campaign is making the calls. When staff and volunteers are armed with a powerful case and understand their role in the fundraising process it goes a long way to overcoming that natural resistance to asking friends and colleagues for money.
This presentation will explore the key principles and essential steps for successful solicitation including the fundraising professional’s role as a cultivator and solicitor for their organization.
Cathy Chrones is a Senior Partner with Philanthropy Coach and Counsel helping staff and volunteers build fundraising capacity and realize their development potential. As the former CEO of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Cathy has raised more than $50 million, directed five s successful capital campaigns, and established comprehensive annual and direct giving programs. She has served on many international and local boards and is a well-known presenter and writer on topics related to philanthropy.