Jim and Steven may be speaking in your neighborhood sometime soon. Their speaking calendar frequently includes nonprofit associations and conferences. Check out the list below to see if there’s an upcoming event that you could attend.

SAVE THE DATE: Your Year End Appeal

Date: September 15, 2017

Location: Seattle, WA

Presenter: Jim Shapiro & Steven Screen

Partner: Pacific Continental Bank – Banker’s Hours

More information coming soon…

Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat

Date: September 20, 2017

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Walla Walla, WA

Presenter: Jim Shapiro

Partner: Washington Nonprofits

Cost: FREE!

Do you ever feel like your fundraising appeals are broken or falling short of their goal? Do you know how to honor your donor’s heart for giving while asking boldly and clearly for what you need? Now you can learn how to write, design, and deliver great fundraising appeals that raise more money while honoring donors who want to give you a gift to make the world a better place. The fundraising fundamentals you will learn during this session can be applied to direct mail, special events, and major donor gift acquisition.

Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat: 4-Part Webinar Series

Start date: October 6, 2017

End date: October 20, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Online

Presenter: Jim Shapiro

Partner: Washington Nonprofits

Cost: $60 – Members; $120 – Non-Members

Encore! This series was so popular in the spring, Jim is doing it again:

If you’d like an easy-to-follow fundraising plan for your year, and you want to build trust with your donors, the Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat system is the answer. Oh, and you’ll raise a lot more money!

Come learn the secrets behind this proven, powerful system for communicating with your donors. Each webinar in the series will “go deep” on one integral part of raising money, and you’ll receive specific, easy-to-follow advice. By the end of the series you will have built an annual fundraising plan that is successful and repeatable! Plus, you’ll be confident. You’ll know your plan is proven and going to raise more money!

 

SAVE THE DATE: Online Year End Fundraising

Date: November 3, 2017

Location: Seattle, WA

Presenter: Jim Shapiro & Steven Screen

Partner: Pacific Continental Bank – Banker’s Hours

More information coming soon…

Nonprofit Storytelling Conference

Start date: November 9, 2017

End date: November 11, 2017

Location: San Diego, CA

Presenter: Steven Screen

Cost: $895 – Special Pricing Ends Oct 13 (other packages available)

Surf’s Up! Our very own Steven Screen will be presenting at the Nonprofit Storytelling Conference.

The Nonprofit Storytelling Conference is unlike any conference you’ve ever attended.  As you dive deep into the world of storytelling and connecting with donors, you’ll have a great time and feel inspired when you leave.

You’ll learn how to tell stories that raise more money and encourage transformational gifts.

Storytelling Matters: Communicating Your Mission Made Easy

Date: December 6, 2017

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Seattle, WA

Presenter: Jim Shapiro

Partner: 501 Commons

Cost: $40 – Members; $45 – Non-Members

Even more than shocking statistics, a story can spur someone to help because it makes the cause more real. In this Board Training session, you’ll learn to inspire action, forge lasting relationships, and strengthen your ability to become better advocates of your mission. You will come away with new methods to tell better stories across diverse communication channels.