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WVDO Development Series: Phrase-ology

Kennedy School (Concordia Community Room) 5736 NE 33rd Ave.
Event Contact Person: Rachel Sample
Portland

About this event

This event is provided by WVDO (Willamette Valley Development Officers)

In philanthropy, words are important. We get appointments, we report on
impact, we close the deal; all with words. Are you using the most powerful
language? How direct should you be in making a discovery call? Are you
summarizing your next steps? How can you tell more effective stories? This
session will include group brainstorming, take-a-ways and homework (make your
own list of powerful words!) and some sample emails to share.

Learning Outcomes:

– A start to your list of power philanthropic words
– Why email is good for teeing up donors for visits and asks
– How language helps draw the donor along—and never surprises them
– Storytelling in a philanthropic setting: the kinds of stories to tell

Presented by Lori Sweeney

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