Make “The Ask” Pain Free Using Tried & True Techniques

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CJ McPhail, Director of Development
Asante Foundation

Jim Gochenour, Director of Development
Living Opportunities

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

The number one reason people give is because they are asked. But, they don’t necessarily give to everyone who asks. Improve your chances for success with some tried and true techniques. Learn how to make pain free solicitations that result in donors who value your organizational work. Two highly respected local development professionals will share their knowledge. This session explores:

  • Reporting on impact
  • Meaningful fulfillment
  • Tips to know your donor

Learn the most overlooked, yet successful, fundraising tool you can put to use today!

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.

Jim Gochenour joined Living Opportunities in 2002 following an 18-year career in private business, where he was involved in marketing, promotions, hotel convention sales, and trade show and fashion show production for Westin Hotels, Brittania Sportswear, and Union Bay Sportswear. At Living Opportunities he has significantly raised annual giving, created a strong foundation for a multi-year giving society, and developed a base for a capital campaign. He is also past president of the Rogue Valley Development Professionals.

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.

Become a Season Pass Holder

We encourage organizations and individuals to attend the entire series by purchasing a season pass. Season pass holders save up to $40 off of the individual session registration fees and are pre-registered for all eight network sessions (listed on the right).

The season pass includes annual membership in the Rogue Valley Nonprofit Network (RVNN), special invitations to their events and networking sessions, and notification of job opportunities. Season pass holders are eligible to apply for RVNN Scholarship Fund, which provide $50 scholarships to other Nonprofit Association of Oregon trainings.

Purchase a season pass today!

October 16th, 2013 11:30 AM   through   1:30 PM
Inn at the Commons
200 N Riverside Avenue
Medford, OR 97501
United States
NAO Members $ 22.50
Nonmembers $ 25.00
Event Particulars
City Medford
Topic Fundraising
Presenter CJ McPhail & Jim Gochenour
Event Region Southern Oregon

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