Improv for More Effective Fundraising
Friday, July 15th, 2016
8:15 AM - 9:20 AM: Breakout 5
This workshop will use approaches and techniques from improvisational comedy to provide advanced-level training and creative tools that will help fundraisers:
? Think on their feet in front of donors
? Listen and communicate using empathy and persuasion
? Build relationships through non-transactional moments
? Accept the "no" and move forward positively and productively
? Relax and obtain greater comfort and confidence in moments that are out of their control.
Learning Outcome #1
By attending this session participants will learn: How to apply the fundamentals of log-form improvisation to their fundraising asks.
Learning Outcome #2
By attending this session participants will learn: How to refresh or advance your active listening skills with donors
Learning Outcome #3
By attending this session participants will learn: Greater comfort in all forms of donor/funder interaction.