New! How To “Recession Proof” Your Annual Fund

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    90 Minutes
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New! How To “Recession Proof” Your Annual Fund

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Has the state of the economy got you nervous about fundraising revenue? 

Every day we’re hearing more and more about the increased costs of gas and food.  Every day we’re hearing about people struggling to get by.  Every day more and more people are dipping into savings to be able to afford to pay for things.  All this while your nonprofit organization relies on donations from individuals and you’re also seeing an increase in expenses at your organization.  

The country’s economic future may be worrisome, but your nonprofit’s future must never be in doubt.  

Join Michael Buckley for this 90-minute interactive nonprofit webinar that will face head-on the nervousness you may be feeling about year-end fundraising revenue and beyond.  We’ll discuss the reality of our sector, help your organization project revenue this year and ensure your message for donor retention and growth is right on target. 

At the end of the webinar, you’ll be equipped with the tools, steps, and knowledge of how to plan, message, forecast, organize, and execute your fundraising plans with an eye on donor retention and growth as well as increasing revenue. 

The key to donor and dollar growth is a laser-focused, intentional plan.  This session will teach you how to identify opportunities for donor growth, create a consistent plan, discover the most effective methods to retain donors and how to prepare for 2023. 

During This Nonprofit Webinar, You Will Learn:

  • How to identify your organization’s donor retention rate and use the metric to increase revenue
  • How to easily identify and message to your most loyal donors to ensure donor dollar retention.
  • How to positively affect other performance indicators to increase dollars and donors
  • How to strategically message to your most loyal donors to create an appropriate sense of urgency to inspire donors to support your organization 
  • How to build your case towards an increased gift ask
  • How to thank donors to ensure retention
  • How to develop a simple monthly giving program to increase donor dollars and retention.
  • How to project fundraising revenue
  • How to advocate for and develop a “Data driven nonprofit”

You’ll Get These BONUS Materials:

  1. A Donor Retention Worksheet 
  2. A key messaging template 
  3. A year-end calendar of actionable steps for year end giving.
  4. The Webinar Slides 
  5. The Webinar Recording

About Your Topic Expert:

Michael is specifically qualified to teach this webinar because:

  1. Over twenty years of direct fundraising experience for various organizations
  2. Has consulted and coached organizations towards double digit donor retention growth
  3. Holds the CRFE (Certified Fundraising Executive) credential
  4. Uniquely skilled at using data to project fundraising results and identify growth opportunities
  5. Interactive, inspiring and compelling speaker.

A career fundraiser, Michael J. Buckley, CFRE is a nonprofit consultant, coach and speaker whose work focuses on small and medium-sized nonprofit organizations. He has assisted nonprofits across a broad spectrum of focus areas increase revenue, exposure, and capacity to support the work of their organization.  Mike's extensive experience includes annual campaign audits and management, capital campaign leadership, feasibility studies, interim and ad-hoc program leadership, board governance, strategic planning, and capacity building. 

Mike is an effective and sought-after international level speaker and has been an invited presenter at an array of professional development opportunities including the Association of Fundraising Professional’s International Conference on Nonprofits (ICON), the National Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, the Northeast Annual Giving Conference, Mid-South Philanthropy Conference, as well as serving as Founding Faculty for the Institute of Nonprofit Leadership and Community Development at the State University of New York at Albany. 

He currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Fundraising Professional’s Foundation for Philanthropy and holds the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential.  

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