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Fearless Fundraising

Are you afraid to fundraise?  Don't know where to begin?  This training is for you.

The presenters will demystify the process, breaking it down into manageable and doable pieces.  The training will cover:
- Where to find potential donors
- How to establish a relationship with donors
- How to craft a compelling and concise story about your mission
- How to make the ask

Learn to how to quickly establish a connection as the first step to engaging the right donors for your organization.  Create a highly efficient and inspirational fundraising message.  Communicate your enthusiasm, making your message unforgettable and motivational.  Learn how a shift in perspective will change your fundraising from asking for handouts to facilitating passion.

Bring your mission statement and your elevator speech.  You will have an opportunity to shape your core message so that it becomes unforgettable.  Be prepared for a highly interactive session as you put concepts into practice.

Learning Objectives
- Understand the importance of relationship in cultivating donors
- Understand the 3 top subliminal triggers that will make your message and organization more appealing
- Understand the 18 principles of influence that will allow you to develop highly persuasive presentations and fundraising campaigns
- Reshape your elevator speech to make it influential, motivational and memorable



Fundraisers, Executive Directors, Board Members and anyone who fundraises for your organization

Patrick Gabaldon, Membership Development Manager – New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union, worked as a Development Officer for United Way of Central New Mexico for the past 2 years. With over 10 years of experience in training for financial institutions, Patrick is recognized as a leader in motivating others to establish and maintain meaningful connections. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico in Communicative Disorders.

Matt Rixx is America's leading authority on the science of subliminal influence and the psychology of humor combined with the art of persuasive presentation techniques.  He is an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker, executive-level leadership consultant, and a widely respected expert and trainer in the use of subliminal triggers of influence and adaptive "Story-Selling" methods.  As Matt reminds his clients, "Leadership is not about getting people to take an action – it's about getting people to believe the action you want them to take is their own idea."

Ted Jurney is Manager of Workplace Campaigns at United Way of Central New Mexico.  Ted started in the world of nonprofit development as a Loaned Executive for United Way of Central New Mexico in 2001. He was hired to join the staff of Valley of the Sun United Way in Phoenix, Arizona before being hired full time in New Mexico in January of 2003.

June 19, 2022 8:30 AM   through   4:00 PM
Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico
2340 Alamo SE, 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87106
United States
Phone: 505-247-3671
Fee $ 50.00

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