Have you ever been stumped about an issue with your development or advancement program? Are there questions you’ve been holding on to or problems that just won’t resolve themselves easily?
- Are you worried about retaining first-time donors from your Day of Giving?
- Are you looking for ideas and inspiration to get you over a mid-campaign slump?
- Are you having trouble motivating your staff to get on the road for donor visits?
- Do you have a major donor prospect that just won’t respond to your well-cultivated gift request?
- Is there a faculty member that you’d love to work with on visiting donors, but you can’t get them to see the value in it?
- Is your President or CEO reluctant to build relationships with your top donor prospects?
What if you could talk to a seasoned advancement consultant about your specific challenges?
Join us for this Gonser Gerber Institute webinar “Ask an Experienced Advancement Consultant” for the rare chance to ask for advice regarding your development program, challenges or issues from a seasoned consultant and former practitioner. You will be able to submit your questions in advance during the registration process so that they will be addressed by Gonser Gerber Partner Doug Mason.
Doug Mason is entering his 31st year as an advancement consultant, guiding his clients to clarity, solutions, and success. From campaigns to phonathons, Doug has been part of the advancement landscape as both a practitioner and a consultant for 41 years. Those of us who have worked with him know that he’s an invaluable member of our profession with a keen interest in preparing the next generation of advancement leaders.
And if you don’t have questions now, consider joining us to learn about the tools every development staff member should use, and equip yourselves with the solutions necessary to be the very best that you can be.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for members of your development and advancement team who have a question for an experienced consultant, want to learn more about the workings of a stellar advancement program, or who find inspiration through the stories of successes for other professionals in our field. This could include board members, leadership, vice presidents, directors, fund raising staff, and others who support these staff members and teams. Once the program concludes, you will receive a recording of the program as well as a copy of the slides to share with additional members of your organization.
The fee is $145 per institution, which allows your entire team the opportunity to participate in this professional development at the same time. You will also receive a copy of the presentation and a recording of the webinar with your registration.
Your Advancement Consultant
Doug Mason, partner at Gonser Gerber, has over 40 years of experience in institutional advancement including counsel to a broad range of organizations nationally. He has advised his clients on numerous comprehensive campaigns ranging from $10 million to $250 million and has worked effectively with his clients to build strong governing and Foundation boards, dynamic campaign steering committees, as well as constituent advisory councils of all types. Doug also speaks regularly at national conferences and a variety of regional meetings of other professional associations. He holds professional memberships in CASE, AHP, AFP, and ALDE.