Nonprofit Leadership Summit
Attend online • September 27-29, 2016
Want to grow your nonprofit?
Learn from top-rated experts over 3 days and earn 19 CFRE credits.

When you attend this online summit, you can:

• Win over major donors
• Simplify your fundraising planning
• Discover new revenue streams
• Uplift your board
• Thrill your donors
• Inspire your staff
• Get the support you need to change the game

If you want to grow your nonprofit in 2017, you need to attend the Nonprofit Leadership Summit.
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What's included?
For just the low price of $597 -- you get the most powerful fundraising training ever!
3 Days
of dynamic speakers from all areas of the nonprofit world.
19 CFRE Credits
from CFRE International for taking the summit, AND for taking the included e-course on fundraising planning.
Insider secrets
on how to create a successful capital campaign.
12 Sessions
focused on helping YOU succeed in your fundraising, whatever that looks like for you.
Expert advice
from top-rated national leaders on how to do major gifts, structure your fundraising plan, find more sponsors, and MORE.
Free webinar recording
on how to find major donors in your database taught by Jeff Schreifels.
What will the Nonprofit Leadership Summit do for you?

Well, are you craving more major donors?

Who isn't? Jeff Schreifels, author of "It's Not JUST About the Money" will share his secrets on major donor cultivation in this summit. 

Do you want to get 50 new monthly donors? 

Erica Waasdorp, author of "Monthly Giving the Sleeping Giant" (and raiser of $18M in monthly gifts) will teach you how to get those next 50 monthly donors. 

Do you need better board members?

Andy Robinson, 30 year veteran board trainer (and author) will help you get your board engaged. 

Do you want to motivate your staff more effectively?

Kishshana Palmer, MBA, BoardSource certified trainer, has personally taken teams from blah to outstanding in a matter of months, and she will show you how it's done. 

How about a new building?

Andrea Kihlstedt, author of "Capital Campaigns" (now in its 4th edition) is going to teach you about how to start your capital campaign off right.  

You know you need to make a plan around all of this. 

BUT, you don't have a lot of money and you CERTAINLY don't have a lot of time. 

This is where we come in. 

We listened to your feedback and advice over this past year. Because you asked for it, we are bringing together the best of the best of national nonprofit trainers, authors and teachers.

Our speakers will help give you the training you need to succeed in growing your nonprofit in 2017. 
BUT you've got to act fast.

We have only 100 seats left at this nonprofit leadership summit.

We're keeping it small to make sure we give each attendee personal attention.

Normally each one of these presentations is $197 per person, so if you had to pay for all of these webinars separately, you'd pay over $2,000!  

Our investment is $597. To make it easier to afford, you can also do a payment plan of $207 for 3 months. 

This is such a ridiculous deal for three full days of presentations and 19 CFRE credits. 

And you will learn so much that you can instantly apply to your fundraising, and get a 500% return on investment. 

Take advantage of this incredible deal and act now! 
What's our track record?
Will we help you get CONCRETE results because you attended the Nonprofit Leadership Summit? Read what some students have said below.
Mazarine Treyz taught a great session! I didn’t realize I could learn so much in an hour and a half! I am the first person in our organization of 20 years with the title fund developer–a lot of folks are counting on me. All of the resources you shared will be invaluable!” 

 -Linda Parson, Birthing Project USA
"I learned a great deal with Kishshana Palmer about strengths-based leadership. As a new fundraiser, Kishshana provided me with incredible guidance that has helped shape my career. Coaching and mentoring early-career fundraisers is something that clearly comes naturally to her, and she approaches this part of her work with passion, skill, and drive. Kishshana is a true visionary, and helped a detail-oriented person like me see the big picture and shape strategies for projects that were critical to the organization's success."

-Alexa Arnold, Manager of Philanthropic Investments, FoodCorps 
“Thank you Erica Waasdorp for all your guidance as we implement a monthly giving program.   Your assistance really did help us in our decision making. Thank you greatly.”

-Michael Sanders, Director of Membership, Sudbury Valley Trustees
DAY 1: September 27th, 2016

Mazarine Treyz
Giving Downturn 2016 and what you can do about it: Next Level Fundraising
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
09:00AM - 10:15AM (PST)
How to take your nonprofit to the next level? What does that look like? Using research from the Atlas of Giving, we will look at the current state of fundraising, what is causing a giving downturn, and what we can do about it. We will cover different nonprofits and how they are cutting costs, setting themselves apart, and innovating.

You will learn:

•  2016 Atlas of Giving Trends
•  What is Next Level Fundraising?
•  Case Studies
•  How to cut out what's not working
•  Determining your needs
•  Essential market research 
•  Hurdles to implementing
•  Creating systems. Processes vs. Goals
•  Common misunderstandings about next level fundraising

Andy Robinson
Building a Board that Works
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
11:30AM - 12:45PM (PST)

To be effective, nonprofits must recruit board members who support their ideals, represent the diversity of the community, and bring a wide range of skills. 

This workshop covers: 

• Finding and filling the gaps on your board 
• Creating and using a board “job description”  
• Roles and responsibilities of board members. 
• Running effective meetings 
• Training and motivating your board to raise money

Andrea Kihlstedt
Get Ready for a Gangbusters Capital Campaign
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
01:30PM - 2:45PM (PST)
Do you need more space?
Have you put off renovating your building?
Are you bursting at the seams?

If so, this session with capital campaign expert, Andrea Kihlstedt, will set you up for a successful campaign that can solve your problems.

 In a short hour, you’ll learn:

• What capital campaigns really are and why they work.
• What kind of campaign is best for your organization
• The truth about endowment campaigns and whether you should have one
• Whether and when to hire a capital campaign consultant (including the real skinny on feasibility studies)
• A simply to know when you’re ready for a successful campaign, and
•What to do if your board isn’t a “fundraising board” but you’ve got to do a campaign.

Join capital campaign expert Andrea Kihlstedt to find out how to set yourself up for success.

Kishshana Palmer
How to manage and get more out of your fundraising staff
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
03:00PM - 4:15PM (PST)
Your fundraising shouldn't be left to chance. How do you manage your fundraising staff to get them in the sweet spot of doing their best work, and loving their job?

In this session we'll:

•  Dive deep into strengths based leadership for fundraisers
•  Case studies of several organizations and how they reorganized their fundraising tasks
•  Help you discover your own management strengths and how these can support your fundraisers
•  Create a strengths based staffing plan to help you get all staff operating at peak efficiency

NOTE: It's useful for you and your staff to take the Strengthsfinder test before participating in this session.

DAY 2: September 28th, 2016
Ellen Bristol

Erica Waasdorp
Monthly Giving Taken to the Next Level
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
09:01AM - 10:30PM (PST)
Learn about Monthly Giving from the author of Monthly Giving: The Sleeping Giant, Erica Waasdorp, President A Direct Solution.

Learn how to get more out of your monthly giving program, including:

• How to recruit more people for your program
• Preventing monthly donors from lapsing and
• Reactivating those who've lapsed
• How to do include phonecall follow-ups to physical mailings
• How soon to ask for an upgrade
• Ways to give meaningful experiences to monthly donors

Ellen Bristol
Why we need a fundraising revolution: Fundraising the Smart Way
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
11:30AM - 12:45PM (PST)
How come so many nonprofit leaders continue to worry and struggle with inadequate budgets, high turnover among development staff, and demands from the board for more events? Why is donor retention still so poor, hovering below 40%? And most important, what should we do about it all?

We'll review fascinating findings from Ellen Bristol's five-year research study of staff fundraising productivity, which shows how “leaky” the vast majority of fundraising “buckets” continue to be, even in a stronger economy.

She proposes an innovative model that’s evidence-based, quantifiable, and surprisingly easy to adopt.

Learning objectives:

1. Gain appreciation for the low levels of productivity in fundraising shops, and how they could be impacting participants’ financial success

2. See how simple, straightforward metrics and performance indicators can create a safe and empowering environment for development staff

3. Clarify marketing and cultivation efforts by establishing a documented ideal-donor profile

4. Encourage more state-of-the-art management techniques, to benefit staff engagement and stakeholder satisfaction

5. Adopt the concept of the opportunity pipeline, and use it to improve individual, team and agency-wide financial performance

6. Create an environment of accountability, improving overall fiscal health and teamwork at every level of the organization.

C. Nicole Henderson
Discovering Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Sustainability
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
1:30PM - 2:45PM (PST)
Have you wanted to get out of the grants dependency cycle? Do you want consistent funding for operating costs? Perhaps Earned income is for you. How do you get started creating earned income streams for your nonprofit? Join C. Nicole Henderson and learn about:

 1. What Social Enterprise & Earned Income are
2. Proven Case Studies of Social Enterprise
3. Crucial Elements of Sustainability
4. Volunteer Match Funding
5. Key Roles of Collaboration & Partnerships
6. How to get Creative and Think out of the Box
7. Corporate Partnership and Sponsorship
8. Earned Income Resources and Impact Investing
9. How to Create a Win-Win with both Profit and Purpose

Marc Pitman
Averting the Crisis in Nonprofit Leadership
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
03:00PM - 04:15PM (PST)
Talk to any nonprofit and they’ll tell you good leadership talent is hard to find. And even when a talented person is found, she is expensive to hire.

 But with 10,000 Baby Boomers retiring every day, finding good leadership talent is only going to be more challenging. However, there are things we can do to fix it.

 Join us to learn from executive coach and leadership expert Marc A. Pitman about the discoveries from his latest research project.

 You’ll learn:

•   The latest statistics on the state of nonprofit leadership

•   The surprising importance of strategic planing (and why not having a strategic plan is sabotaging your efforts to retain leaders)

•   How to bring your nonprofit board, staff, and volunteers into alignment with your nonprofit's focus

•   Simple moves you can make now to start training your next leaders at little to no cost (and why that is so important to Millenials)

DAY 3: September 29th, 2016
Greg Warner

Greg Warner
How to generate more major and planned gifts with less money and reduced resources
An introduction to digital engagement fundraising
Thursday, September 29, 2016
09:00AM - 10:15AM (PST)
Wondering how you can do more with less?

How can you keep on top of donor relationships, and capture your share of the massive transfer of wealth everyone keeps talking about?  Don’t worry.

You can leverage new research and innovative technologies to get ridiculously successful results— with engagement fundraising!

 In this session you'll learn:

•  How to engage and build relationships with more legacy and major gift prospects even if you have no staff

• Why organizations just like yours are employing donor surveys to generate big gifts

•  Inexpensive ways to market major and legacy gifts

•  The 4 Stages of the marketing funnel for major gifts 

•  What types of new technologies can be leveraged now to deliver ridiculous returns on your investment

•  How to construct the perfect offer to inspire more donor engagement 

Jeff Schreifels
7 Pillars of a Major Gift Program
Thursday, September 29, 2016
11:30AM - 12:45PM (PST)
Are you wondering how to start a major gift program for your organization?

Or, do you have one but it’s floundering and you’re not quite sure how to get it back into shape?

Do you have inkling that the donors you have in your database could give more, but you don’t know what to do?

Hold the phone, stop the presses, we have a seminar for you.

Jeff Schreifels, Senior Partner with Veritus Group is going to present to you The 7 Pillars of a Major Gift Program.

This presentation is meant to help you whether you’re just starting in major gifts or trying to jumpstart a current program and take it to another level. Veritus Group is a leader in the industry about major gifts.

Believe me, you will leave the presentation energized and eager to move your major gift program to a whole new level. 

 You will learn:

 1. Why you need to have QUALIFIED donors in your portfolio ONLY!

2. Why you can’t go after the MONEY!

3. What the #1 reason is donors give to other organizations and not yours.

4. How to effectively cultivate, steward and ask donors for gifts

5. What the true secret is to achieving success in major gifts…It’s not what you think!  

Shanon Doolittle
5 Fail-Proof Strategies to Boost Donor Retention
Thursday, September 29, 2016
01:30PM - 2:45PM (PST)
Is the theme song for your fundraising program, “Another One Bites the Dust?” It’s time to fix that. And wouldn’t you know it, it’s actually one the easiest fixes in fundraising. Why?

Because over and over again, donors have shared what they want to receive from us before they make their next gift.

What's the difference between successful nonprofits and struggling ones?

The successful ones listen to their donors and deliver. And now you can too!

 In this session, you’ll learn:

•  Why you can’t ignore your donor retention rate

• What donors want after they make a gift to your nonprofit

• How and why you need to re-write your thank you letters

• Why phone calls are the best tool in your donor retention toolbox

• Why handwritten and snail mailed thank you notes matter

• The super-duper importance of sending donor impact reports

• How consistent, story-driven communications help you stay top of mind with your donors 

Mazarine Treyz
Make a Better Fundraising Plan for 2017
Thursday, September 29, 2016
03:00PM - 4:15PM (PST)
According to the Individual Donor Benchmark Report's survey of over 200 small nonprofits in 2015, the #1 thing that makes a successful fundraising program is actually making a fundraising plan.

Not spending more money on fundraising. Not getting more board involvement (though that is good). It's all about your plan.

If you have a plan or you've never made a plan, in this session, you’ll learn:

• Fundraising planning quick and easy
• How NOT to make a fundraising plan
• Your One-Page Fundraising Road-map
• Ideas for multiple streams of fundraising income
• Your fundraising game-plan - when to break it down
• Getting granular with communications, events and more.
• Putting it into practice

If you’re tired of operating in crisis mode, if you wish you weren’t just winging it all the time, then join us for this session and plan to succeed in 2017.

Our Speakers
Andrea Kihlstedt, author of Capital Campaigns: Strategies that Work

Andrea Kihlstedt is an author, speaker, trainer and founder of Capital Campaign Masters. She literally wrote the book on launching successful capital campaigns, Capital Campaigns: Strategies that Work, 4th edition coming out this fall.

Her company, Capital Campaign Masters, offers pre-campaign planning services: coaching, board readiness workshops and online courses to help get your organization get ready for a successful capital campaign.   

Andy Robinson, author of Selling Social Change and many other books

For 35 years, he has worked with a variety of nonprofits as a fundraiser, facilitator, trainer and community organizer. Since starting his consulting practice in 1995, he's provided support and training to thousands of nonprofit staff and volunteer leaders in 47 U.S. states and across Canada.
Kishshana Palmer, CEO, Kishshana & Co. + Fabulously Fundraising 

 Kishshana Palmer, CEO Kishshana &Co. + Fabulously Fundraising Kishshana 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.
Shanon Doolittle, Chief Fundraising Strategist, Shanon Doolittle + Co. 

Shanon Doolittle is an internationally-recognized fundraising strategist obsessed with helping donor-loving nonprofits raise more by money. Her colleagues and clients describe her as a “hyper-creative smarty”, who delivers “witty, inspirational, and actionable” advice.” During her 10+ career in fundraising, Shanon has helped hundreds of nonprofits raise tens of millions of dollars through story-driven appeals, communications, and campaigns.. A proud donor love advocate, she is also the co-founder of two popular online courses, Stewardship School and Gratitude Camp. 
Greg Warner, founder, MarketSmart

Greg Warner is CEO and Founder of MarketSmart, a revolutionary marketing software and services firm that helps nonprofits raise more money more efficiently. MarketSmart's innovative products and services use Internet tracking technologies to help fundraisers focus on the donors most likely to support their organizations with large, major or legacy gifts. In 2013, Greg coined the phrase "Engagement Fundraising" to encapsulate his breakthrough fundraising formula for achieving extraordinary results.

His firm, MarketSmart, has successfully assisted a wide array of clients including UCLA, The Smithsonian, City of Hope Cancer Research Center, Civil War Trust, Food for the Poor,Human Rights Campaign, Human Rights Watch, Ocean Conservancy and others. MarketSmart’s unique suite of products helps fundraisers zero-in on the donors most likely to make a major or legacy gift. These game-changing Internet tracking technologies score each prospect’s level of engagement with a charity online in order to help fundraisers prioritize who should be contacted most urgently.

Ellen Bristol, author of Fundraising the SMART Way and founder of Bristol Strategy Group

Bristol is the designer of the SMART Way methodology and developer of Leaky Bucket research surveys.

She is an authority on performance management, fundraising effectiveness, sales-force productivity. and capacity building in both nonprofit and for-profit sectors.
Erica Waasdorp, author of Monthly Giving, The Sleeping Giant. co-author of the Monthly Giving Starter and Marketing Kits is President of A Direct Solution.

Waasdorp worked at Reader's Digest in Amsterdam in direct response and later with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where she raised $18 million a year in monthly giving, major-donor and planned-giving programs in seven countries: US, Canada, UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia and South Africa.

Her upgrade strategy for the monthly giving program in the UK won IFAW and their telemarketing agency the Gold UK DMA award and the Gold FEDMA Award in 1998. She works with organizations on improving their direct response and monthly giving programs. Erica is an avid blogger and webinar and in-person presenter on direct response fundraising and monthly giving.
C. Nicole Henderson, MPA is President of WSG Consulting.
Ms. Henderson has over 25 years of experience with domestic and international nonprofit organizations within all cycles of the organization from initial start up to mature sustainable organization. After working with WSG, nonprofits have working capital and operate more efficiently.

 She holds Master Degrees in Public Administration from Georgia Southern University and in Conflict Management from Sullivan University.  She has more than 20 years’ experience in administration in government and private sectors, strategic leadership, fundraising, non-profit administration and business consulting. Over 16 years as an entrepreneur in Networking, Direct Sales, B2B Sales, and Social Ventures.  She has trained and consulted executive directors and board of directors with her Best Practice System and Fudicial Development Plans for compliance, sustainability, and growth.
Jeff Schreifels, co-founder of the Veritus Group, and author of It's Not JUST About the Money.

For more than 25 years, Jeff has been developing, planning and executing strategic fundraising and marketing programs. He’s served as Development Director at several nonprofits and was Senior Strategy Director at The Domain Group, where he helped to develop record-setting fundraising programs for the agency’s largest clients.
Marc Pitman, founder of the Concord Leadership Group, and author of Ask Without Fear.

Marc is the executive director of the affordable fundraising training program The Nonprofit Academy, and an Advisory Panel member of Rogare, a prestigious international fundraising think tank. Because of his dynamic trainings, Marc speaks to thousands each year at events like the World Fundraising Summit in Mexico, trainings in New Zealand, Association for Fundraising Professionals International Conference, and organizations around the world.

Mazarine Treyz, Author, The Wild Woman's Guide to Fundraising and other books, CEO, Wild Woman Fundraising.

Treyz is a nationally-recognized strategist for fundraising planning and communications. Creator of over 12 e-courses, 3 masterclasses and 3 books, she has coached and taught over 12,000 nonprofit professionals how to be better fundraisers since 2010. Partners and clients include: AFP International, US Olympic Committee, Meals on Wheels National, GuideStar, VolunteerMatch, NetworkforGood, Association of Donor Relations Professionals,, Bloomerang, Blackbaud and many others.

What else will you get if you register for the Nonprofit Leadership Summit?
This 4 week comprehensive Fundraising Planning E-Course worth $137

Each attendee will also get:
All session recordings
and session slides

What else will you get if you register for the Nonprofit Leadership Summit?
Webinar recording on How to Find Hidden Major Donors In Your Database

What people say about our transformative training and speakers
"Mazarine Treyz's fundraising webinar has been one of the best webinars I’ve attended, bar none. Incredible amount of information that I can’t wait to implement at work. Thank you so much!”
-Jen Hiebert, Palouse Clearwater Environmental Institute, Moscow, Idaho
“I really enjoyed Erica Waasdorp's 
presentation on monthly giving! Our museum needs to move in this direction ASAP, and I found your advice and slides so helpful. I look forward to sharing them with my colleagues. “

- Amy Walton, Director of Development and External Affairs, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art 

“Thanks to Andy Robinson's training, we are happy to say that our board is more involved with fundraising than ever before. We have 100% participation in solicitation and appreciation activities by our trustees for our year-end giving campaign. It seems like a true culture shift is happening. Thank you for all of your help in making this happen.”

-Jennifer Zaso, Development Director, 
Monadnock Conservancy
"Capital campaign training from Andrea Kihlstedt has shown us how important it is to involve our donors in the planning, listening to their viewpoints and engaging them long before we’re ready to ask them for gifts." 

 -Celeste Thompson, Director of Institutional Advancement, All Saints Episcopal School
Frequently Asked Questions about the Nonprofit Leadership Summit

Where is the Nonprofit Leadership Summit?

It's online. That means you can attend in your pajamas! :)

Can I pay with Paypal?

Yes! Just check the Paypal option below and you will be directed to PayPal.

Can I use my credit card to pay?

Yes! Our secure services will make sure your payment information is safe. You can use your credit card or debit card to pay for the Nonprofit Leadership Summit. You can also use your Paypal balance. 

Can we get a group rate?

Yes! For groups of 4 or more, just contact and you will get a $100 discount on each ticket.

What's your refund policy?

If you are dissatisfied for ANY reason, just email us at within 30 days of the end of the conference to receive a full refund, no questions asked.

Can I get CFRE Credits for this Summit?

YES! You will get 19 credits for the Nonprofit Leadership Summit. To receive these credits you must attend or watch each session, as each session is worth 1.25 credits, and 4 credits are available to you for each week of the Fundraising Planning e-course. You can use these for your recertification or for new certifications. 

Why did you create the Nonprofit Leadership Summit?

We created this summit because many nonprofits need help to go from a modest yearly budget to something more substantial. Whether you're just starting your monthly giving or major gifts program, or looking to start a capital campaign, we can help you start out on the right foot, or take your current program higher.

Who is running the Nonprofit Leadership Summit?

The Nonprofit Leadership Summit is run by a group of nonprofit leaders who saw a need for serious training to help struggling nonprofits overcome growth issues. The Summit concept was created by Mazarine Treyz, CEO of Wild Woman Fundraising.

How can I get in touch with you?

You can call 503-673-3863 or email and we will get back to you within 48 hours.

Who should come to the Nonprofit Leadership Summit?

 If you're a nonprofit founder, Executive Director or CEO who wants to make your vision a reality but you're not sure how to do it, you should come to the Nonprofit Leadership Summit.

 If you're a fundraising professional who wants to learn more about major gifts, monthly giving, capital campaigns, or next level fundraising strategies, you should really come to the Nonprofit Leadership Summit.

 If you're a nonprofit board member who wants to learn more about fundraising, you should definitely come to the Nonprofit Leadership Summit.

 If you've got a CFRE certification, and you need more credits to keep it current, you've GOTTA come to the Nonprofit Leadership Summit. We've got 19 CFRE credits, just for you! 

 When is the Nonprofit Leadership Summit?

 Tuesday, September 27th, Wednesday September 28th and Thursday September 29th, 2016. The sessions start at 9:00am PT each day and go until 4pm PT.

 Is there a limit on the number of attendees?

 We are opening this up to a very exclusive group of 200 nonprofit leaders. We have 100 tickets left. Once we've sold out, that's it. You'll have to wait until 2017 to get all of these incredible sessions to grow your nonprofit.

 If I miss a session, will they be recorded?

 Yes! Each attendee gets access to all recordings for the summit as soon as the summit is over.

 If I miss this summit, will there be another one soon?

 No, unfortunately, we won't have another summit until Fall 2017. Join us now to make 2017 better than 2016 for your nonprofit fundraising!

 When does the early bird end?

 The early bird ends August 30th, 2016. Then the price of the conference rises to $597. However, if you'd like to do a payment plan, we now offer a 3 month payment plan of $207 each month. 

 What is a deep dive session?

 The Deep Dive Sessions are available to registrants who want to work in small confidential groups around specific session topics like major gifts, capital campaigns, Fundraising the SMART way, and more.

Each session is 2 hours long, with a select group of nonprofit leaders to help you succeed. Each Deep Dive session will be focused around helping YOU take concrete action from the summit. Each Deep Dive session is $100.

 Are deep dive sessions included in the summit price?

 No, these are $100 each above the summit price. But powerful for your nonprofit if you've ever been stuck after a conference and wondering how to implement your notes. These sessions will help you implement, brainstorm and get ideas from nationally known trainers and other nonprofit leaders.

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This conference has been huge for me. It is not overstating to say that the knowledge I gained here will not only influence my organization for months and years to come, but everything I do as a NP professional.  -Hilary Dalton
 This conference was great! Everything seemed seamless, top notch, professional, autographed with excellence. - Judy Perrin
Convince Your Boss

You want to go-but not sure if your boss will let you? Your boss should let you go to this summit. Here's a template email for you to edit. 

Dear [Boss],

Remember how we wanted to get more [monthly donors, major donors, sponsorships, capital campaign support] this year?

I'd like to learn how to fundraise more effectively. Luckily, there's this nonprofit leadership summit coming up September 27, 28 and 29th where I can learn how to do it.

AND Good news: It's online! That means no airfare, meals, or hotel to pay for. SCORE!

Even more good news: It's got sessions from Andrea Kihlstedt, who wrote the textbook on Capital Campaigns. I can ask her about our capital campaign strategy.

Plus it's got sessions from Erica Waasdorp, who has raised over $18M with monthly giving, and Jeff Schreifels, co-founder of the Veritus Group, who has helped nonprofits get millions from major donors.

It's $597 until September 29th, (or we can make 3 monthly payments of $207). This summit could really help us succeed in so many areas, and it won't require me to be out of the office. Plus it will all be recorded, so I can watch the sessions over and over again.

So what do you say? Shall we do this?

Looking forward to hearing from you,

[Your Name Goes Here]

P.S. We've got to hurry-the summit starts September 27th-right around the corner. I'd love to help us get more fundraising income in 2017 and this summit will help!