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Get The Most Out of Your Fundraising Event

Get The Most Out of Your Fundraising Event

If you’ve ever planned a fundraising event, you understand the months of planning and coordination that go into it. From securing sponsors to mobilizing volunteers, the process of executing a successful event can be all-consuming. With all of that hard work, you want to make sure that you get the most out of your event. Follow these tips to host a successful fundraising event.

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Using the Tools of Improv to Raise More Money

Using the Tools of Improv to Raise More Money

At the 2018 AFP International Conference I have the honor of delivering a fun breakout session based on the business book Getting to “YES AND” The Art of Business Improv by Bob Kulhan.

My friend and colleague, Bill Dewan, Development Director at the Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity affiliate is the improv expert and my partner in crime for the session titled: YES. And…ASK. Using the Tools of Improv to Raise More Money.

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Mission Moment Monday: Work That’s Difficult to Describe

Mission Moment Monday: Work That’s Difficult to Describe

Mission Moment Monday’s are created for you. It’s your chance to hear and experience the coaching of mission moment stories from all corners of the social sector. Gwen McCausland, Director of the South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, is today’s guest storyteller. We worked on a sweet story about a volunteer that brings her agricultural heritage museum to life.

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