Stewarding Giving Day Donors and Volunteers

Recorded On: 10/24/2017


The work isn't over when your giving day comes to an end. In fact, that's when it really begins. Following up with donors and volunteers after a Giving Day to report results, acknowledge their contributions, and describe the impact of the event's collective efforts will make sure that everyone's support continues for many years to come, and will help to ensure next year's Giving Day is an even bigger and more widespread success.

Register now to learn how to properly steward donors and volunteers after your institution's giving day.

This recording is eligible for 1.25 points of CFRE credit.


  • Guidelines for developing gift acknowledgments, receipts, and post-event messages
  • Methods for evaluating and reporting results to staff, volunteers, and donors
  • Tips for communicating impact to challenge donors and other stakeholders
  • Recommendations for engaging Giving Day donors and volunteers throughout the year
  • Examples from other institutions, and more!

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Emily Kernan

With more than 15 years of experience in annual giving and educational fundraising, Emily has led programs at the University of Pennsylvania, Rice University, and Lafayette College. Her other experience includes presenting for CASE and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and teaching at Rice's Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership. She holds a B.A. in English from Binghamton University and an M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership from Penn's School of Social Policy and Practice.


On Demand Training
Recorded 10/24/2017
Recorded 10/24/2017