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IT'S REALLY ABOUT THE DONOR: BUILDING, NURTURING, AND ENHANCING DONOR RELATIONSHIPS

Join us to reflect upon what your institutional culture and mission advancement efforts do to invite and engage others more fully in your mission. Find out what donors think and are seeking, especially potential new and somewhat younger donors.

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THE GENEROSITY BOOM IS HERE: THE NEW RULES FOR FUNDRAISING WITH AMERICA'S WEALTHIEST GENERATION

Baby Boomers are larger than the previous two generations combined. They control 80 percent of all wealth and 70 percent of all disposable income in America today. They spend more than any other generation and are already giving a third more dollars to charity than their direct-mail loving elders. And they are entering their peak giving years.

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CREATING A STRATEGIC FUNDRAISING PLAN

Discover how to create a more effective, more dynamic, strategic fundraising plan. Utilize free tools and handouts to help your organization lay a solid foundation for growth. From SWOT analyses…to program productivity rankings…to making the most of the internal and external resources you need to capitalize on opportunities, this workshop is your step-by-step guide to better and more sustainable fundraising.

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RELIGIOUS FUNDRAISING:
SHAPING THE THEOLOGY OF MONEY

There are philanthropic practices unique to religious institutions. These practices in turn enable donors motivated by spiritual and religious values to experience the joy of generous giving. How should you act on your personal assurance of God’s abundance in soliciting gifts? How should you talk about faith, money, generosity, and the faithful use of possessions?

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FUNDRAISING FACTORS:
IDENTIFYING YOUR TOP PROSPECTS

What are the wealth and philanthropic factors that most closely correlate with major giving? How can you use your development resources most effectively? In this workshop, discover how to find the major donors hidden in plain sight among your donor rolls.

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MOVING FROM UNDERSTANDING TRENDS TO DIRECTION SETTING

What trends and issues in the nonprofit fundraising sector impact the Catholic development community the most? How can we learn from these to develop strategic plans that will benefit our mission? This interactive program will allow attendees to ask questions and offer their own thoughts about these trends and issues.

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CREATING A CULTURE OF MISSION AND PHILANTHROPY

Join us for this workshop about ownership and engagement of the whole institute or organization and the transformational power of the ministry of mission advancement. Learn about the characteristics of a culture of mission and philanthropy and the relationship between the donor and the mission.

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LANDING THE BIG ONES:
MAJOR GIFT STRATEGIES THAT WORK

The importance of major gifts to Catholic fundraising success is more essential than ever before. If the last ten years are an indication, philanthropy will continue to represent a significant percentage of revenue at nonprofit organizations. Major gifts are an area of greatest potential, allowing large and small organizations to meet increased goals and increased needs.

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LANDING THE BIG ONES:
MAJOR GIFT STRATEGIES THAT WORK

The importance of major gifts to Catholic fundraising success is more essential than ever before. If the last ten years are an indication, philanthropy will continue to represent a significant percentage of revenue at nonprofit organizations. Major gifts are an area of greatest potential, allowing large and small organizations to meet increased goals and increased needs.

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THE GENEROSITY BOOM IS HERE: THE NEW RULES FOR FUNDRAISING WITH AMERICA'S WEALTHIEST GENERATION

Baby Boomers are larger than the previous two generations combined. They control 80 percent of all wealth and 70 percent of all disposable income in America today. They spend more than any other generation and are already giving a third more dollars to charity than their direct-mail loving elders. And they are entering their peak giving years.

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DISPELLING MYTHS ABOUT MILLENNIAL CHARITABLE GIVING: WHAT THE DATA REALLY SAYS ABOUT HOW TO RAISE MONEY FROM GEN Y

Despite the plethora of negative myths and stigmas surrounding the millennial generation, they are a group of consumers set on making a difference in the world around them. How do Catholic nonprofits engage a generation that is hyper-connected, socially conscious, and often skeptical of traditional giving models?

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FACEBOOK AND ONLINE MEDIA FUNDRAISING

At the close of 2016, Facebook penetrated 89% of US internet users. It is not only the dominant social network, but also a source of rich data. Because of the size of the data set and amount of data collected, Facebook has become a primary source for online acquisition. Search and Display Advertising are changing the landscape of donor acquisition in an increasingly competitive environment.

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