Tuesday, Mar. 5

12:00-1:00 pm ET  |  Welcome & Featured Speaker

Setting the tone for our time together.

1:10-2:10 pm ET  | Giving Days: Building culture to support fundraising success

Phillip Thornton, CFRE, Vice President of Advancement, University of Indianapolis 

2:20-2:35 pm ET  |  Try This! Giving Day Social Media

Erin Parks, Foundation Operations Manager, Alpha Chi Omega Foundation 

2:35-3:00 pm ET  |  Roundtables

Choose your topic in this peer-to-peer roundtable as an industry expert guides you in discussion. You’ll connect with others who are currently improving or hope to improve this area of work. Bring questions to the table for collaborative problem-solving and find a network of support. 

3:10-4:00 pm ET  | Reinventing Annual Giving

Kelly Wesley Taylor, JD, Founding Partner, Trek Advancement 


Wednesday, Mar. 6

12:00-12:05 pm ET  |  Recap & Resources

Quick recap of Day 1 learning and where you can find slides, resources and recordings.

12:05-1:00 pm ET  | Managing Your Annual Fundraising Plan & Calendar

1:10-2:00 pm ET  | Improving your Direct Mail ROI

2:10-2:35 pm ET  |  Try This! Writing Compelling Appeals 

2:35-3:00 pm ET  | Roundtables

Choose your topic in this peer-to-peer roundtable as an industry expert guides you in discussion. You’ll connect with others who are currently improving or hope to improve this area of work. Bring questions to the table for collaborative problem-solving and find a network of support. 

3:10-4:00 pm ET  | Celebrating Your Donors