Are you ready to level up as a fundraiser?
Clark’s Major Gifts Fundraiser Master Class is a step-by-step guide to get you raising money like never before. With each module, you’ll have access to Clark’s acclaimed fundraising courses and one-on-one coaching where he’ll walk you through the exact steps you need to take to raise more money.
We are currently offering a huge discount for those organizations affected by COVID. For a limited time, you can enroll in the Major Gifts Fundraiser Masterclass for just $500!
This course is a comprehensive approach. You need to raise more money. An inspiring lecture on fundraising won’t do that. This course does. If you’ll take the content and the exercises seriously — if you’ll simply take the steps prescribed in this course — you will raise more money. Lots more money. Period.
Enrollment for our next session is now underway. Spots are limited. Contact us to reserve your spot.
12 WEEK MASTERCLASS
You need more money so you can propel your organization forward and accomplish your important mission. This course is about raising more money. If you’ll simply take the steps that Clark prescribes in this 12 Week Course, you’ll raise more money. You’ll close more gifts. Bigger gifts. This course isn’t simply a collection of fundraising talks. It’s a step-by-step process with one-on-one coaching. The Master Class doesn’t just get you thinking, it gets you doing. Enrollment is open for our next session and spots are limited. Contact us today to reserve your spot.
Are you looking for a trusted guide to help you navigate the major gift process with your prospective donors. Clark has participated in more than 1,700 individual donors. Unlike many consultants, he still works with donors at every stage of the giving pipeline. You can bring Clark’s vast experience and perspective to your organization on a monthly basis. Imagine being able to talk strategy on your top donors every single month with Clark in a Monthly Moves Management Call. You can work with Clark to regularly review your list of prospective major donors, plan next steps, & chart a course that ends with you closing more gifts than ever before.
Are there people giving to your organization at a modest level who have suggested they would be willing to give much more? And you just can’t figure out how to crack that nut? With an innate ability to connect with donors on a personal level, Clark has a gift for going into a meeting and asking the right questions to unlock these gifts. Sometimes there are issues a prospective major donor has with an organization and it’s easier for them to air these issues with a third party than someone who works for the organization. Clark can act as an intermediary between your organization & your prospective major donors to unlock funds.
CONFERENCES & SEMINARS
You can book an entire Major Gifts Fundraising Seminar or invite Clark to be a speaker at your next event. His topics include but are not limited to: Major Gifts Fundraising 101, Closing Gifts (Because Asking Isn’t Enough), Listening the Gift & Asking Strategic Questions, Psychology of Giving, and 12 Steps to Getting Visits. Among other topics, Clark can also speak on the areas of Strategic Planning, Board Development, and Capital Campaigns.
To get a million dollar gift you need a million dollar idea. Does your mission and vision excite your donors or have things gotten a little stale? Clark can work with you to develop compelling mission and vision, statements, establish strategic goals, identify and fill staffing needs, and produce a Case Statement (Prospectus) that will make your donors want to stand on their tiptoes to give like they’ve never given before. Your cause is important and if you feel stuck you owe it to your cause to get moving again. Clark can help.
Is your organization about to or already involved in a capital or special campaign to raise money far beyond your annual fundraising needs? Clark can manage the entire process, working with professional staff, board members, and volunteers, as well as meeting with and soliciting prospective major donors. Before you even embark on your campaign Clark can meet with prospective donors to assess the feasibility of your campaign.
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