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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 Non-Profit.
During this four-week multimedia class, Fundraising Authority founder Joe Garecht will walk you through everything you need to know to make your asks simpler, more successful, and less intimidating. Joe has been making asks from donors large and small for almost 20 years, including personally soliciting both six- and seven-figure gifts. Now he wants 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 Non-Profit will run from Monday, October 7th through Friday, November 1st. The class runs completely online, and all materials will be delivered electronically.
Class materials will arrive in your inbox every Monday. Each week, you will receive a recorded webinar which you can watch at your own leisure. 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 Non-Profit
Here are the weekly course modules you will be receiving:
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 Joe’s 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 Non-Profit 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, non-profit 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 Non-Profit is being taught by Joe Garecht, the founder of The Fundraising Authority. Joe has spent the past 20 years helping organizations worldwide raise more money. Joe is the creator of the Rapid Growth Fundraising System and the author of The Non-Profit Fundraising Formula, and has consulted with hundreds of non-profits during his career.
Have Your Whole Team Participate!
If you have a team of people working with your non-profit 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, Fundraising Authority founder Joe Garecht 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:
“This class is a bargain! It’s been a major source of help this year and Joe 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 non-profit, 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 non-profit, 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 non-profit 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 non-profits 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 Joe
During this class, each participant will have direct access to Fundraising Authority founder and course instructor Joe Garecht. Send him your questions about what you are learning and how it applies to your own organization, and he 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 Non-Profit is the single best course available on how to make better fundraising asks. Not only will you be satisfied with this course, you will be raving about 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 non-profit organization.
Have other questions about the class? Click here to see our Frequently Asked Questions about Fundraising Authority Classes.
Registration Closes this Friday, October 4th at 7 PM
Because this class begins on Monday, October 7th, we will need to close registration Friday, October 4th at 7 PM. Once registration closes, we will not be able to accept any new participants, and instead will be focused on working with class members. Be sure to sign-up now to gain access to the class.
Sign Up and Start Raising More Money Today!
To register for The Art of the Ask: How to Successfully Ask Anyone for a Donation to Your Non-Profit and receive all four webinars, plus the two bonus items, for just $77, click here:
Registration for this class is now closed.
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