Improving Your Ask: Scripts And Tools To Get A “Yes”

with
Derik Timmerman
On-Demand
$149.00
Training Includes:
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Nonprofit impact expert Derik Timmerman will share the practical, step-by-step tips that hundreds of nonprofit professionals have used to go from timid and passive about fundraising to being confident and excited to make the ask.

What You'll Learn

  • What do research and analytics reveal about asking for donations?
  • How can you get everyone on your board and staff to help?
  • How can you overcome inertia and increase your organization’s activity?
  • What are the essential secrets of nonprofits’ master askers?
  • Can you collaborate with your team to make the ask as a group?

Training Overview

Winning tools to make the ask. Discover new scripts and resources to get better results.

With tax refunds hitting bank accounts and spring springing, now is the time to ask for more donations. The ask can be daunting, even when you are committed to your organization’s mission and know the funds will be put to excellent use. Don’t worry—you can do it!

There are straightforward, proven ways that anyone can master the skill of making the ask. You need to update your scripts and tools to get better results.

  • What do research and analytics reveal about asking for donations?
  • How can you get everyone on your board and staff to help?
  • How can you overcome inertia and increase your organization’s activity?
  • What are the essential secrets of nonprofits’ master askers?
  • Can you collaborate with your team to make the ask as a group?

Who Should Attend?

  • Nonprofit chief executives
  • Executive directors
  • Board members
  • Development staff
  • Program directors
  • Consultants
  • Legal counsel
  • Senior management
  • Marketing staff
  • Financial staff
  • Communications professionals
  • Public relations staff
  • Community outreach coordinators
  • Volunteer coordinators

 

Expert Presenter

Derik Timmerman

  • Founder of Sparrow Nonprofit Solutions
  • Former management consultant at McKinsey & Company
  • Served as a US Army Intelligence Officer with two combat deployments
  • Successfully raised over $3 million in funds
  • Board member at numerous nonprofits
  • Served as an Executive Pastor
  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE)
  • Derik graduated in the top 10% of his West Point class
  • Masters in Divinity from Liberty University
  • In the dissertation phase of a PhD in Philosophy of Religion from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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