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The Four Pillars of Donor Relations & Don’t Let your Board be Bored by Donor Relations

19th Annual Not-for-Profit Leadership Virtual Summit

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Session One: The Four Pillars of Donor Relations – (00:00 – 01:03)
Session Two: Don’t let your Board be Bored by Donor Relations – (01:03 – 01:50)

Join Donor Relations Guru, Lynne Wester, as she leads us through two full workshops: The Four Pillars of Donor Relations & Don’t let your Board be Bored by Donor Relations.

The dynamic of donor relationships are experiencing a revolution unlike any seen before. Donor Relations is at the center of fundraising relationships. How do we work together with our boards, fellow teammates and other key stakeholders to show the value of donor retention through brilliant donor relations? Lynne walks you through the four pillars of donor relations, outlining what you could have, should have and MUST have in each area to ensure your program is superior and effective.

This two-part session provides tangible take-aways and a new way of thought toward donor relations and board development and education. In this economic environment, competition for the gift has never been greater, making effective donor relations programs is more important than ever.

Hosted By:  Association of Fundraising ProfessionalsBarnes DennigLeadership Council for Nonprofits

Presented By: BBB Center for Ethics, KeyBank

Leadership Sponsors: Anne M. Maxfield, LLC – Nonprofit Consultant, Eagle Savings Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Graydon, Huntington Bank, Paycor

Media Sponsor: Greater Cincinnati Nonprofit News

About the Speaker:

Lynne Wester is one of the most sought-after fundraising speakers in the world. Speaking is her passion and she loves sharing her knowledge with others. She has presented at regional conferences of 40, large international conferences of over 4,000, and everywhere in between. Lynne believes that donor relations is the key to unlocking fundraising success and that organizations must be as dedicated to the donor experience, or DX, as they are to the ask itself. Sometimes referred to as the Olivia Pope of fundraising, Lynne helps organizations when they need it the most – when crisis or opportunity arrive.

Lynne and her teammates at the Donor Relations Guru Group partner with nonprofits large and small on a variety of initiatives from developing sound strategy and vision to utilizing technology and creating meaningful donor engagement – all designed to positively affect the fundraising bottom line. Her guidance has led her clients to be recognized on the national stage for fundraising innovation, creative communication, and groundbreaking donor relations work.


This event is presented by Association of Fundraising ProfessionalsBarnes Dennig, and the Leadership Council for Nonprofits. Attendance is complimentary for all Barnes Dennig clients. If you have not received an invitation to attend this event, please contact us to see if you are eligible to attend before registering.

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