What does it truly take to make an effective ask? Years of practice? Artful phrases that inspire and dazzle? Or is there a formula for knowing what story to share and when to use it during your ask? What if you could shift your fear into action? What if you could ENJOY every ask? This session will dive into your asking fears while providing a practical formula to follow so you know how to best use your most powerful tool: stories of your impact.
About Lori: Named one of the Top 25 Fundraising Experts in America, Lori L. Jacobwith has coached organizations to raise more than $300 million dollars from individual donors. Her proven strategies & tools teach nonprofits and their boards to share their stories powerfully and successfully. Lori holds a BA from the University of Minnesota, has additional training from Indiana University’s Fund Raising School and is a longtime member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. In addition to her passion for fundraising, Lori has attended her native Minnesota State Fair— her favorite summer activity—for more than 50 consecutive years. Follow Lori on Twitter and Facebook.