301: Leadership Giving Societies

Recorded On: 12/17/2020


Leadership gift societies (also known as gift clubs) offer advancement programs an efficient way to recognize and engage their most generous donors. By establishing markers for leadership support, they incentivize higher levels of giving, offer a construct for personalizing donor communications, and provide a vehicle for delivering ongoing stewardship. When managed effectively, they help increase donor satisfaction, retention, and overall fundraising each and every year.

Register now to learn how to optimize leadership gift societies as part of your fundraising and donor stewardship efforts.

This webinar is eligible for 1.25 points of CFRE credit


  • Guidelines for branding your gift society including names, levels, and design
  • Tactics for marketing your program and boosting acquisition, reactivation, and upgrades
  • Tips for developing personal communications and meaningful benefits for members
  • Methods for setting growth goals and evaluating the effectiveness of your program
  • Examples from other institutions, and more!

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Skylar Beaver

Director of The Lawrenceville Fund, The Lawrenceville School

Skylar Beaver is the Director of The Lawrenceville Fund at The Lawrenceville School. A frequent CASE presenter and past Chair of STAFF’s Sharing the Annual Fund Fundamentals, she brings more than a decade of advancement experience to her work with AGN. Previously, she led annual giving efforts at The Spence School, Washington and Lee University, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Skylar has a B.A. in Sociology from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and an M.P.A. in nonprofit management from SUNY Brockport.


Optimizing Leadership Gift Societies
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