102: First Year Parents

Recorded On: 02/26/2019


Parents are an increasingly important constituency for many annual giving programs, but the window of opportunity to engage and solicit them is limited. With that in mind, it’s critical to reach out to them early in their relationship with your institution. Identifying the right parent prospects and creating meaningful ways for them to get involved from the start can help grow a community of loyal supporters and improve your overall fundraising results.

Register now to learn how to cultivate and solicit first-year parents for your annual fund.

This webinar is eligible for 1.25 points of CFRE credit.


  • Tactics for researching and identifying viable new parent prospects
  • Methods for engaging first-year parents through events, volunteer opportunities, and social media
  • Strategies for developing effective personal solicitations and broad-based appeals
  • Tips for stewarding parent donors in meaningful ways
  • Examples from other institutions, and more!

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Nicholas Lonardo

With more than 15 years of experience in annual giving and educational advancement, Nicholas has led programs at Montana State University Alumni Foundation and The Ohio State University. Nicholas holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration from Youngstown State University.


First Year Parents
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