A master class series
August 20, September 17, October 15
Every good fundraiser knows that soaring along at the strategic level does not lead to real success. We need to roll up our sleeves, grab a shovel, and do the hard, sometimes laborious grunt work that really pays off for nonprofit organizations. In the Trenches will do just this: grab your shovel, and get ready to do the hard work of fundraising. In good times and in bad, that means doing the right things, the right way, consistently over time. Our time is no different.
You might have missed our Major Gifts master class, but you can still secure a spot in our remaining classes on Direct Mail, Strategic Planning, and Foundations. When you purchase all three classes today, you will receive a 20% discount. Join American Philanthropic's In the Trenches for an exclusive series of three-hour online master classes led by our expert consultants and special guests who've fought on the front lines to advance their organizations' missions.
This discounted offer is only available until Friday, August 14
What is included in my registration?
Registration starts with a seat in the master class, and contains a full suite of services to help you on the frontlines. In addition to attending the master class, you will receive:
What is the Master Class Schedule?
Master Class Schedule (All Times Eastern)
1:00 – 1:10 pm: Introduction of Instructors and Overview of Master Class
1:05 – 1:15 pm: Brief Participant Introductions and Initial Questions
1:15 – 2:00 pm: Session I
2:00 – 2:15 pm: Q&A
2:15 – 2:30 pm: Break (check email, voicemail, grab a quick bite)
2:30 – 3:15 pm: Session II
3:15 – 3:55 pm: Special Guest – Discussion and Q&A
3:55 – 4:00 pm: Concluding Remarks
How much does each session cost?
A single session costs $250. If you reserve a seat for all four sessions before July 10th, you get the fourth master class free.
How many people will be in the class?
Each class will have no more than 20 participants. We want to keep the classes as intimate as possible to allow time for plenty of discussion and Q&A.
How will the class be conducted?
The class will be conducted over video conference. Participants will receive a private link and password to join the video conference prior to the master class.
Who is the ideal participant?
The ideal participant is a nonprofit leader with several years of fundraising or executive-level experience. This can be a director of development, associate director, vice president of philanthropy, executive director, board member, and a host of other related positions.
Do you have a waiting list?
Yes. Each session has a waiting list. If a registrant can’t make a session, we notify the first person on the waiting list. The waiting list for each class is first-come, first-served.
Do current clients receive a discount?
Yes. If you’re a current client, please contact us for a special discount code.
Will participants receive CFRE credit for participating?
No! We would post our reasoning here, but it’s lengthy. Feel free to ask—but do so at your own risk!
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