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Inspiring Event Giving: Key Elements of a Mission-Based Ask

Wednesday, January 18, 12:00 PM - Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 01:15 PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM
Fee: $25 for MCN members / $40 for nonmembers

How do you raise thousands of dollars at your fundraising event in mere minutes? An authentic and compelling ask! With 228 events completed as a team in 2022, join Fladeboe Advancement consultants, Kristin Kroll and Kate Pearce, as they share their best practices for creating an inspiring and effective mission-based ask at your next in-person, virtual, or hybrid event. 

During this interactive presentation, you'll learn how to:

  • Develop a clear and concise core message
  • Plan an authentic mission-centered program
  • Choose and coach speakers
  • Engage your most passionate supporters to inspire new donors
  • Leverage a fundraising goal before, during, and after the event

With case studies, data, and a few amusing anecdotes, you’ll leave energized and prepared to tackle your 2023 ask and break fundraising records! This presentation is intended for all sizes and types of nonprofits. Bring your most pressing questions; an extended Q&A will close out the session.

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This virtual event will take place on the Zoom platform. Your access link will be emailed to you the day before each session after 12 p.m.

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Speaker Information

Kristin KrollKristin Kroll, Senior Consultant and Director of Client Relations
Kristin was thrilled to join the Fladeboe Advancement team in 2013. She spent her early career in the nonprofit sector, but as a volunteer discovered her passion for fundraising and has planned and consulted on events ever since. She was an independent event planner for nine years and now devotes her time to sales and consulting for Fladeboe Advancement. Kristin holds degrees from Iowa State University and DePaul University and is an active volunteer in her community. She loves to travel and hike with her husband, two daughters and son.

Kate PearceKate Pearce, Consultant
Kate has a passion for building connections between worthy nonprofit needs and philanthropic support. With a background in communications and marketing, Kate discovered fundraising work as an alumnae volunteer for St. Olaf College. After inaugurating and chairing a gala for several years, she was thrilled to join the Fladeboe Advancement team in 2015, partnering with organizations to create events that inspire engagement and generosity. Kate lives in St. Paul, loves to frequent local businesses on Grand Avenue, volunteer for the community garden, jog along Summit Avenue and explore with her young son.

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