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The Ask Without Fear!® Fundraising System
If your board members (or you!) are afraid, it can be frustrating to know you could be raising more money, but aren't!
You're not alone.
Marc A. Pitman travels around the globe, helping nonprofit boards and teams get over their fears about fundraising.
Marc demystifies the fundraising process. He shows how even volunteers can have fun in the process of fundraising!
Now that training is available in this convenient course!
Marc's gone into the studio to condense his training onto video you can share with your board or team. Broken up into short "question and answer" segments, you can watch this straight through in one sitting, or just a little bit at a time.
By the time your board members have finished watching they'll be saying "I can do that!"
Marc also shares some great strategies to help you as well
The tools you'll need
Marc also provides you with "Done for You" resources and samples. Need a prospect rating tool for your board? A pledge form? They're here in the resources. Just print it out. It's that easy.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
Why is fundraising is the BEST privilege in the world!Preview
Are you willing to be convinced?
|Section 2: How do I ask for money?|
Fundraising in a nutshellPreview
The 4 steps of fundraising
|Section 3: R: Research|
How to answer "How much do you want to raise?"Preview
Why does Marc say you should start with research?
|Section 4: Donor Prospect Research for Board Members|
The CPI Index - An effective way for board members to help with fundraisingPreview
|Section 5: E: Engage|
Why is fundraising like dating?Preview
Setting up an engagement call
|Section 6: A: Ask|
In this lecture you'll learn exactly how to ask for money, what to say, and when to say it.
Unfortunately, not all donors say "yes" when you ask. This lecture shows what to do next.
|Section 7: L: Love|
Stewarding donors is essential for long-term relationships. Here's how to do it, even if they initially are very negative.
An international leadership coach and fundraising trainer, Marc A. Pitman helps nonprofit board members and staff get excited about asking for money. He is the founder of FundraisingCoach - recognized by The Atlantic as "1 of 5 Philanthropic blogs fundraisers need to read." He is also the author of Ask Without Fear! and the executive director of the affordable fundraising training program The Nonprofit Academy.
Because of his dynamic trainings, Marc speaks to thousands each year at events like the World Fundraising Summit in Mexico, trainings in New Zealand, Association for Fundraising Professionals International Conference, and organizations around the world, even groups like the International Bowling Expo. His experience in nonprofit fundraising and leadership training, as well as his balanced commentary, has caused him to be featured in books and articles around the world and be sought out as a guest on TV, radio, and print as diverse as Al Jazeera, SUCCESS Magazine, and Fox News.
With a passion that's made people call him the "Johnny Appleseed of fundraising," Marc believes fundraising is all about leadership. Fundraising affects everything from mission and vision to board governance to HR to marketing and community relations. So he is committed to making it ridiculously easy for everyone - board members, volunteers, and nonprofit staff - to get fundraising training. Ask Without Fear! has been translated into Dutch, Polish, Spanish, and Chinese. And he continues to write books, create fundraising training DVDs, and collaborate on systems like 100 Donors in 90 Days.
Marc's leadership experience also includes planting and pastoring a Vineyard church, managing a gubernatorial campaign, teaching internet marketing at both the under graduate and graduate level, and being chosen as one of Maine's first "40 Under Forty," honoring Maine's emerging generation of leaders.
He is the husband of his best friend and the father of three amazing kids. And if you see him drive by, he'll probably be singing 80's tunes loud enough to embarrass his family.