Starting Off on Right Foot: How to Engage Alumni Early to Maximize Fundraising Success

July 8, 2016 Joe Garecht

Your alumni form the base of your donor community, but many schools struggle with whether and how to turn young alumni into donors soon after graduation.  During this webinar, you’ll learn how to talk with recent graduates, cultivate them, and turn them into lifelong givers to your school.  Remember, young alumni may not be able to give much, but by laying the foundation right after graduation, you’ll reap greater rewards in the years to come.

About the Author

Joe Garecht

Joe Garecht is a nonprofit fundraising consultant, an author and speaker, and the founder of The Fundraising Authority. Joe has been a professional fundraiser for over a decade and during that time, has served as a development director, executive director, and fundraising consultant to numerous nonprofits and political campaigns. As the executive director of Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS), Joe led the effort to raise $50 million in endowments for individual schools, raise $4 million yearly in scholarship funds, and modernize and professionalize the fundraising capabilities of over 175 parochial schools in the Philadelphia region. Joe is the author of How to Raise More Money for Any Non-Profit, The Silent Auction Handbook, The Non-Profit Fundraising Formula, and Raising Money Without Going Crazy. All four books are available on Amazon. For more great information on how to raise more money visit Joe on the web at www.thefundraisingauthority.com.

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