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Our chapter is pleased to offer live and recorded* Web/Audioconferences throughout the year, presented by national experts in philanthropy.

*Members to access recorded Web/Audioconferences, please visit your Members Only section.

JULY LIVE WEBINAR: Rock It! How to Be a Great Manager and a Fundraiser at the Same Time
Does this sound like you? You have a team that needs your input support and leadership but you have ambitious fundraising goals you need to meet.  You're on the road and on the go and there doesn't seem to be enough time to focus on your team AND focus on your goals. You hate feeling like you have to make a choice between your staff or your individual goals. Well you don't have to anymore!

At the end of this session, participants will learn:

  • Common Pitfalls stopping you from managing effectively and how to avoid them
  • Strategies to help you manage your team effectively and keep your sanity
  • How to structure your time so that the work gets done
  • How to hit your goals while staying connected to your team

Kishshana Palmer, CFRE would tell you that she didn’t choose a career in development; it chose her! Kishshana launched Kishshana & Co. to help non-profits break out of their organizational and fundraising rut. Over the last 15 years, she has worked with local and national non-profit organizations in various development roles where she designed and implemented development infrastructures, created diversified fundraising programs, increased staff capacity and oh yes…raised money! To date, she has helped organizations raise over $45 million dollars. Kishshana is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer (CGT),  A passionate, charismatic and electrifying professional, Kishshana is committed to helping non-profit leaders come up with bright ideas that will propel their organizations’ mission.

Monday July 24
: Desert Botanical Garden
                 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
TIME: 10am-11am
*optional table discussion to follow presentation

COST: Members Free / Nonmembers $25.00

to register!

*Not available for remote participation

LIVE WEBINAR: Mission Possible: Get in the Door & Get What You Came For

From getting the visit to getting the gift, this step-by-step talk will outline what you need to do to make effective use of your time on donor visits, and eventually get the gift you came for. Learn proven strategies, guiding principles, and tips to help you help your organization. These principles are pulled from the latest research in social psychology and human dynamics. The strategies and tips I cover are road-tested and pulled from 'what works' in hundreds of real-life prospect visits. This session will give you the language and the confidence so you too can 'have them at hello.'

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how you set up a donor visit for success
  • Learn principles for effective cultivation that drives toward an ask
  • Understand the social science principles that help make it more likely your prospect will want to say yes to a gift.  

Anne Melvin, J.D. is currently the Director of Training and Education, developing and implementing all training programs at Harvard’s central fundraising office. She has worked as both a volunteer and a professional in the field of development for the past two decades, and specialized in gift planning for many years. She directed the planned giving marketing program for the Faculty of Arts and Science at Harvard, tripling its lead generation and revamping the marketing approach. She trains non-profit development staff nationwide through her private practice, ATM Consulting.  Prior to joining Harvard, Anne practiced real estate law in the Boston area. She is a cum laude graduate of Williams College and holds a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law. 

Wednesday, August 16
: Child Crisis Arizona
                   817 N. Country Club Dr., Mesa, AZ 85201
TIME: 10am-11am

COST: Members Free / Nonmembers $25.00

Click here to register!

Sponsored by Sue Gaub, Past President

Cancellation and Refund Policy
Cancellations and Refund requests must be received in writing to 72 hours prior to an event. No refunds will be issued within 72 hours of the event. All no-shows will be charged and/or invoiced.