The Ask Course


Go in-depth into the pinnacle of the major donor relationship.The part where, after paving the way with a meaningful relationship, you invite a potential donor to partner with your organization with a major gift.  Explore the many different elements and approaches of a successful, respectful ask including pre-asks, pledges, step gifts, multi-year gifts, quad asks, estate asks, the proposal, and the ask meeting.

  • Step Gifts
  • The Pre-Ask
  • Quad Asks
  • Multi-Year Gifts
  • The Proposal
  • Using Technology to Nail the Proposal
  • The Art of the Ask
  • No Surprise Philanthropy
  • Philanthropy and Relationships 
  • The Meeting
  • Estate Planning Asks

This course will be useful for those new to fundraising or for seasoned practitioners who want a refresher or new ideas. 

CFRE Credit

Completion of this course is applicable for 2.0 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

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