How to Make More Successful Fundraising Asks
Do you get nervous when asking a donor for a gift to your organization, either in person or on the phone?
Do you wish you had a proven step-by-step strategy for making asks and getting donors to say “yes”?
Would you like to know exactly how to prepare for asks and how to handle donor objections?
If so, then I invite you to join me for a brand new class here at The Fundraising Authority… The Art of the Ask: How to Successfully Ask Anyone for a Donation for Your Nonprofit.
During this four-week multimedia class, Fundraising Authority trainers will walk you through everything you need to know to make your asks simpler, more successful, and less intimidating. Your instructors have been making asks from donors large and small for almost 20 years, including personally soliciting both six- and seven-figure gifts. Now we want to teach you the strategies and tactics he has developed in his time in the field.
What’s In the Class?
The Art of the Ask: How to Successfully Ask Anyone for a Donation to Your Nonprofit runs completely online, and all materials will be delivered electronically.
Access class materials every week through your course page. Each week, you will access a recorded webinar which you can watch on your own schedule. You won’t need to be in front of your computer at any set time.
Don’t worry – we’ll include information on how to download the materials and watch the webinars, and provide technical support to make sure you can access everything in the class.
The Class Modules – The Art of the Ask: How to Successfully Ask Anyone for a Donation to Your Nonprofit
Here are the course modules you will be unlocking:
Week #1 – Webinar: Understanding Your Donor’s Mindset
Learn what makes your donors tick, what they are thinking when you are making an ask, and how to talk with them in a way that puts them at ease and makes them want to say “yes!”
Week #2 – Webinar: The Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting the Perfect Ask
In this webinar, you’ll learn the components of a strong ask and how to use our 6-step ask process to craft strong fundraising asks.
Week #3 – Webinar: How to Deal with Donor Objections and Concerns
When making asks, you have to be ready to deal with donors’ anxieties and objections. During this webinar, you’ll learn how to handle your donors’ concerns and how to turn a “no” into an eventual “yes.”
Week #4 – Webinar: Getting Over Fear, Anxiety and Stress to Make Better Asks
Making asks can be stressful, even for veteran fundraisers. During this webinar, we’ll look at strategies you can use to get over the fear and anxiety we all sometimes feel when making asks in person or over the phone.
Who is This Class For?
The Art of the Ask: How to Successfully Ask Anyone for a Donation to Your Nonprofit is designed for anyone who wants to know how to directly ask prospects for money and get a “yes.” This includes frontline fundraisers and those who supervise frontline fundraisers, as well as development professionals who would like to move into a frontline fundraising position.
This class would be particularly helpful for those seeking annual, capital, and planned gifts, as well as those approaching major donors with asks. Development Directors, Executive Directors, nonprofit founders and board members would also greatly benefit from this course.
Learn When and Where You Want
One of the best things about this class is that you can read the guides and watch the webinars from the comfort of your own home or office. Instead of having to take a day off to go to a seminar or offsite workshop, you can learn everything you need to know about maximizing your fundraising, right where you are.
And – you have lifetime access to the class materials! So even if you can’t go through all of the webinars right now, you can watch when you are ready, as many times as you would like. There are no tests or quizzes, only solid information that you can review whenever you are ready, with lifetime access to the course pages.
Remember – all of the webinars are recorded, so you don’t need to be in front of your computer at any set time.
Learn from the Best in the Business
The Art of the Ask: How to Successfully Ask Anyone for a Donation to Your Nonprofit is taught by our fundraising experts who have each spent 20+ years helping organizations worldwide raise more money. Your instructors have been making asks from donors large and small for almost 20 years, including personally soliciting both six- and seven-figure gifts. Now we want to teach you the strategies and tactics he has developed in his time in the field.
Have Your Whole Team Participate!
If you have a team of people working with your nonprofit and you’d like them all to participate in this class, there is no extra charge for additional team members. You can have your entire development team, board of directors, or staff have access to the class, all for one course registration fee. We will send the electronic class materials to as many members of your team as you would like.
Your Investment in Making More Successful Fundraising Asks
A full-day seminar on fundraising asks can cost anywhere from $300-$600 (not including travel expenses), and yet not offer anywhere near the amount or quality of materials that are included with this class…
When you register today, you can participate in the entire class, including all 4 webinars, plus all of the bonus items, for an investment of just $77.
What Participants in Our Previous Courses Have Said…
Over the past three years, The Fundraising Authority has taught dozens of courses and webinars that have helped thousands of organizations raise more money. Here’s what some participants in our classes this past year have said:
“Supercharge Your Fundraising is a bargain! It’s been a major source of help this year and [The Fundraising Authority team] is always accessible to respond to specific questions.”
– Cathy Galbraith
“I would recommend this course to anyone who is looking to attract major donors to give to their nonprofit, from novice to experienced fundraisers.”
– Casey Taylor
“The length of each class was just right and the info was practical and timely for us – we put many of the suggestions into practice immediately!”
– Shauna Petchel
To help you make even better asks and raise even more money for your nonprofit, everyone who registers for the class will also receive the following free bonuses:
Bonus #1: How to Build Better Relationships with Your Donors Before Making the Ask
The better your relationship is with a donor, the more likely they are to say “yes” when you make an ask. This written guide will teach you how to better cultivate your donors and prospects to build strong relationships and help them feel like part of your nonprofit team.
Bonus #2: They Said Yes… Now, What Do I Do? How to Turn One-Time Donors Into Lifelong Supporters
Getting your donor to say “yes” is just the first step. Nothing builds stronger nonprofits than implementing a system for turning your one-time givers into lifelong donors who give year after year and appeal after appeal. This written guide will show you how!
Direct Access to your Coaches
During this class, you will have direct access to The Fundraising Authority’s team of experts. Send us your questions about what you are learning and how it applies to your own organization, and we will respond with customized advice and counsel.
Our Guarantee to You
We know that The Art of the Ask: How to Successfully Ask Anyone for a Donation to Your Nonprofit is the single best course available on how to make better fundraising asks. Not only will you be satisfied with this course, but you will also be recommending it to your colleagues and friends at other organizations.
If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with the course, you can stop taking the class at any time and receive a full, 100%, no questions asked refund. That’s our guarantee to you. You will love this class, and it will make a huge difference for your nonprofit organization.
Have other questions about the class? Click here to see our Frequently Asked Questions about Fundraising Authority Classes.