Marc A. Pitman is an international leadership coach, fundraising trainer and published author, who specializes in helping non-profit board members and staff lead their teams with more effectiveness and less stress in asking for money.
Marc’s dynamic training takes him across the world, speaking to thousands every year at international events, such as the World Fundraising Summit in Mexico and association for Fundraising Professionals International Conference. Marc believes that fundraising is all about leadership and affects everything form mission to vision to board governance to HR to marketing and community relations. That is why he is passionate about making it easy to everyone: board members, volunteers, and non-profit staff to get fundraising training.
He is the author of "Ask Without Fear!" and the founder of “The Concord Leadership Group and FundraisingCoach.com” listed by The Atlantic as one of "5 Philanthropic Blogs Fundraisers Need to Read”. He's also the executive director of “TheNonprofitAcademy.com” and an Advisory Panel member of “Rogare”, a prestigious international fundraising think tank. Called "The Johnny Appleseed of Fundraising," a popular speaker, a skilled coach, and an expert cited by media outlets like Reuters, Al-Jazeera, SUCCESS Magazine and Fox News, Marc loves infecting others with the joy of fundraising as he engages audiences around the world. Convinced that "fundraising is an extreme sport," he has raised millions of dollars for education, arts, and healthcare organizations.
In this workshop, Marc will:
Reveal how to take the fear out of asking for - and getting - large gifts.
Explain in a step-by-step process how to build authentic relationships with your donors and help them embrace your cause in the way that keeps them connected year after year.
Identify time-tested research tools to help you plan your fundraising campaign and get to know your donors.
Expose common fundraising mistakes and how to avoid them.
Grants, direct mail, online giving and special events.
Show how to become skilled at identifying a person's personality traits and tailoring your message to fit their personality.
Deliver powerful secrets to help you handle objections.
Give insights on how to widen the spectrum and network of donors
Explain the importance of periodical pledging and how to succeed in guaranteeing it.
How to design a yearly corporate sponsorship proposal.
How to identify and approach donors from different geographical regions.
YOU CAN REACH YOUR LEADERSHIP AND
FUNDRAISING GOALS FASTER!
“The Art of asking for money” workshopwith Marc Pitman will provide you with the expert guidance and solutions you need in order to:
Raise more money in special events, grants, fundraising letters, crowd-funding, and face-to-face asks
Turn your board members into fundraising superstars
Have more volunteers
Attract more donors
Keep the donors you have
Leave your organization on stable financial footing
Grow as a nonprofit leader with a proliferating network.