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Donor Communities: Ways to evolve your individual giving program into a community of fundraisers

Wouldn’t it be nice if your donors gave more AND helped you raise money for your organization?

Many of us may feel like we are alone in raising the resources for our organization, and sometimes it’s because we are. However, many of the most successful giving programs thrive because they engage donors and volunteers in their fundraising work. What magic is this?!?! How do you find these superstars? And how do you balance this with what may already be on your full plate? Join Katie and Trevor to learn some ways to use your existing donor stewardship efforts to identify and recruit volunteer fundraisers.


Contact: Katie Davis and Trevor Kaul, TREC

Related Resources

Stewardship Matrix

Having a well thought out and logical thanking and stewardship structure is important for ensuring fairness to your donors and simplifying your process. The sample matrix shows a way to provide increasing levels of stewardship and personal connection as donors give more. It also incorporates monthly and annual donors.

The Mid-Zone: Deepening the levels of engagement of your mid-level donors

As fundraisers, we may focus much of our time on acquiring new donors and retaining major donors, but what about your mid-level donors? In this interactive session, we will focus on the building blocks of your mid-level donor program. Join Katie and Trevor for this deep dive exploration in “the mid-zone.“

The Art of the Ask: Raising all the resources your organization needs

In this webinar, we review the key elements of an individual giving program and demonstrate a variety of approaches to making “a big ask.” We brush up on the basics, show common situations fundraisers face, and even explore some asks that can be more valuable than a big check. Join us for this fun, interactive “what’s happening in the real donor ask world” session with Katie and Trevor.

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