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Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:30 am

Preparing For The Ask [NYSCA Webinar}

In 2016, philanthropic contributions from individual donors in the United States totaled almost $282 billion dollars, representing 72% of dollars raised by nonprofit organizations. As organizations prepare for fundraising campaigns, seek to expand unrestricted fundraising revenue and achieve a sustainable financial position, increasing donations from individual donors is a key strategy for success.


What has your organization done to ready itself to make “the ask”? In this webinar we will discuss  the who, what, when, where and how of making the ask.

Identifying WHO to ask

Identifying  WHAT to ask for

WHERE and WHEN to make the ask


HOW to set The Ask up for success (i.e. research, drafting a script, moving past no, strong follow- up etc.).

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NYCON develops and promotes an effective and vibrant charitable nonprofit community throughout New York State.  We strengthen organizational capacity, act as an advocate and unifying voice, help to inform philanthropic giving, and conduct research and planning to demonstrate relevance and impact.