DAY 2: Wednesday, April 21

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm EDT (Optional)

Lunch and Learn

Digest what you learned on Day 1 as we bite into the second day of Advance. This casual networking session will allow you to discuss what you’ve learned so far and meet other attendees. FFE hosts will share additional resources and expert sources that you may find helpful.

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Workshop

Solicitation Fundamentals

Learning objectives: Know when it’s time to make the ask. The art of having strong, clear communication. Avoid common fundraiser pitfalls.


2:30 pm – 4:00 pm | Workshop

Stewardship Fundamentals

Learning objectives: How and why to say thank you. How to share gratitude and expand your impact.


4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Roundtable

Donor Stories and Lessons Learned

In the last Fundamentals Workshop, participants will share their own donor stories — the good, the bad, and the ugly. This closing roundtable will send Road Warriors into the Cohort Series experience with a mindset for success and eagerness to learn more.