Nonprofit Leadership Summit

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Topic: The Four Pillars of Donor Relations &
Don’t let your Board be Bored by Donor Relations
Speaker: Lynne Wester, The Donor Guru

The dynamic of donor relationships are experiencing a revolution unlike any seen before. Donor Relations is at the center of fundraising relationships. How do we work together with our boards, fellow teammates and other key stakeholders to show the value of donor retention through brilliant donor relations? Lynne will walk you through the four pillars of donor relations, outlining what you could have, should have and MUST have in each area to ensure your program is superior and effective.

This hands-on session will provide tangible take-aways and a new way of thought toward donor relations and board development and education. In this economic environment, competition for the gift has never been greater, making effective donor relations programs more important than ever.


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Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Time: 10:00-12:00

Location:  Virtual Zoom meeting

Individual Cost

$25 – AFP or LC Members and BBB accredited charities
$50 – Non-Members
$15 – Students
Group Cost (Group of 3 or more)
Members pay only $20/person if you bring 3 or more from your organization.

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About our Speaker:

Lynne Wester is one of the most sought-after fundraising speakers in the world. Speaking is her passion and she loves sharing her knowledge with others. 

She has presented at regional conferences of 40, large international conferences of over 4,000, and everywhere in between. Lynne believes that donor relations is the key to unlocking fundraising success and that organizations must be as dedicated to the donor experience, or DX, as they are to the ask itself. Sometimes referred to as the Olivia Pope of fundraising, Lynne helps organizations when they need it the most – when crisis or opportunity arrive.

Lynne and her teammates at the Donor Relations Guru Group partner with nonprofits large and small on a variety of initiatives from developing sound strategy and vision to utilizing technology and creating meaningful donor engagement – all designed to positively affect the fundraising bottom line. Her guidance has led her clients to be recognized on the national stage for fundraising innovation, creative communication, and groundbreaking donor relations work.

Leadership Sponsors:

Anne Maxfield, LLC
Eagle Savings Bank
Fifth Third Bank
Huntington Bank
PaycorMedia Sponsor:
Greater Cincinnati Nonprofit News

This event has been submitted for 2.0 CFRE Credits.