105: Collaborating with Others
Recorded On: 07/26/2022
Running an annual fund takes teamwork, which is why the most successful programs build partnerships both internally and externally. Understanding the unique roles and functions of an annual giving program and then leveraging support from other advancement units, campus partners, and vendors will produce better results for your annual fund, and enhance the performance of your institution’s entire advancement operation.
Register now to learn how to strategically facilitate teamwork and collaboration for your annual fund.
This webinar is eligible for 1.25 points of CFRE credit.
WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER
- Perspectives for understanding why collaboration is important
- Guidelines for thinking about the various roles within an annual giving program
- Methods for identifying partnership opportunities outside of annual giving
- Tips for improving collaboration and communication with key stakeholders
- Examples from other institutions, and more!
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Principal & Founder | Annual Giving Network
Dan is an author, speaker, and consultant who has worked with educational institutions for more than 25 years to improve their fundraising results. An internationally recognized expert on annual giving, he is a CASE Laureate and recipient of the prestigious Crystal Apple Award for Teaching Excellence. His book Ideas for Annual Giving offers designs for helping organizations increase their levels of sustainable philanthropic support.
Dan has led annual giving and membership programs at Boston University, Tufts University, Georgetown University, and the National Geographic Society. He also served on the faculty for CASE’s Summer Institute in Educational Fundraising and chaired its Senior Annual Giving Professionals Conference and Annual Giving Workshop for five collective terms. He holds a B.A. in History from James Madison University and a M.B.A. from Boston College. Outside of work, Dan enjoys spending time with his family, writing songs, and getting away to the beaches of Cape Cod. His philosophy is that success comes from focusing on what’s right in front of you.