What Donors Expect & What We Should Deliver

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Moderator

CJ McPhail, Director of Development
Asante Foundation

Panel

Clint Driver, Board President
Habitat for Humanity Rogue Valley

Floyd Harmon, Executive Director
Asante Foundation

Jeanne Taylor, Board Member
Ashland YMCA, Children’s Advocacy Center, Domestic Violence Foundation, Southern Oregon Land Conservancy, and Southern Oregon University Foundation

Jerry Taylor, Board President/Member
La Clinica and Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Mary Cameron Driver, Board Member
Institute for Conservation Leadership and Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Lunch & Networking at 11:30
Presentation at 12:00

If you have ever faced the challenge of reaching new donors or engaging existing donors at a higher, more impactful level, then you will want to join us for this conversation exploring what donors expect and what we should deliver. We’ve invited local donors and development staff to share their tools, tips, and experience for strengthening relationships between donors and organizations that will in-turn improve effectiveness and long-term impact. Ensure that your allocation, campaign, and communication activities include information essential for meeting donor expectations.

We will explore:

  • Why donors support issues and the importance of community impact on your fundraising and campaign efforts
  • Essential information donors and potential donors want to know about your program
  • The importance of not only what you say to donors and potential donors, but also when and how you say it
  • Essential information you need to know from donors to improve their donor experience
  • How the donor experience directly impacts the success of your campaign efforts
  • Why donor fulfillment is critical for ongoing donor satisfaction and support
  • How often to communicate with your donors

About the Presenters

CJ McPhail is no stranger to Southern Oregon. CJ is currently the Director of Development for the Asante Foundation and the President of the Rogue Valley Nonprofit Network. Prior to joining Asante, CJ was a founding Pastor of Table Rock Fellowship and in 2002 helped bring Sparrow Clubs USA to Southern Oregon, ultimately serving as their National Program Director.

Clint Driver was born in Corvallis, Oregon and grew up in Eugene. He attended Lane Community College and University of Oregon (BA 1974, MA 1975), as well as doing non-matriculating doctoral work in Linguistics at the University of Michigan. His professional career was spent as a builder and home inspector in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He currently owns Clint Driver Construction, LLC (inactive), sits on the Board of Laird Norton Company, LLC (a Seattle-based holding company), and is the Chairman of the Watershed Stewardship Fund Advisory Committee of the Laird Norton Family Foundation. He is also Board President for Habitat for Humanity Rogue Valley.

Floyd Harmon began his work as Asante Foundation's Executive Director in July 2012. Floyd was previously employed in Orange County, California, where he was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in charge of Development at Hoag Memorial Hospital. He has over 20 years in the fundraising business and has extensive experience in developing and managing fundraising programs. During his career, Floyd has raised millions of dollars from both private individuals and corporations. He is known for his tenacity and his ability to gracefully handle the dynamics of the fast-paced, rapidly changing environment of healthcare fundraising.

Jeanne Taylor attended Loretto Heights College in Denver, Colorado. After raising a family, she then owned and managed a Farmers Insurance agency in Denver. Upon moving to Ashland, Jeanne devoted her charitable support to assist local nonprofits focused on children's and women’s issue as well as education and land management.

Jerry Taylor received his BSBA from the University of Nebraska and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial officer of Applied Materials Inc., the world’s leading supplier of semiconductor fabrication solutions, based in Santa Clara, California. He and his wife Jeanne came to Ashland in 1996. Jerry currently serves as the Board President of La Clinica, the major community provider of accessible health and dental care services in the Rogue Valley. He is also a Board member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He is a past Board member of Electro Scientific Industries in Portland, the Ashland YMCA, Lithia Motors, and the Southern Oregon University Foundation.

Mary Cameron Driver has a degree in law from University of Michigan Law School. Following a professional career in legal research, grant writing, and nonprofit communications in Ann Arbor, Michigan, she relocated to the Applegate Valley in 2006. She currently serves on the Boards of the Institute for Conservation Leadership and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She also sits on the Climate Change Fund Advisory Committee of the Laird Norton Family Foundation as well as the Steering and Program Committees for the Oregon Nonprofit Leaders Conference.

About the Network

Each session of the Rogue Valley Nonprofit Training Series is designed to strengthen your development and leadership skills while providing field-tested concepts and tools to take back to your organization for implementation. In addition to skills development and meeting with the experts, each session allows for networking and peer coaching in a collaborative learning environment.

February 20th, 2013 11:30 AM   through   1:30 PM
Inn at the Commons
200 N Riverside Avenue
Medford, OR 97501
Jackson
NAO Members $ 22.50
Nonmembers $ 25.00
Event Particulars
City Medford
Topic Management and Planning
Presenter CJ McPhail, Clint Driver, Floyd Harmon, Mary Cameron Driver, Jeanne Taylor, Jerry Taylor
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