All Convergent presentations are led by Convergent Principal Tom Ralser. These events are in high demand, so please contact us as quickly as possible to ensure your date is available.
ROI & True Sustainability
This session will focus on the transformational process used to move organizations from a charity mindset to one of sustainable investment. This requires moving beyond describing your outcomes to actually demonstrating the value of the outcomes to those you are asking to invest in your organization. This session introduces the Organizational Value Proposition® concept as a tool for strategic planning, program development, and fundraising.
Build a solid foundation for successful long-term fundraising using our Investment-Driven Model™. Develop the campaign structure, leadership roles, benchmarks, and funding message that resonate with today’s funders. This session focuses on the two critical components of a successful funding effort: the nonprofit feasibility study and the fundraising campaign itself.
Fundraising That Works: Moving Beyond Emotions & Volunteers
This session will present the basics of the Investment-Driven Model™ and provide an interactive, hands-on experience of a proven alternative to classical, emotionally-based fundraising. These techniques have been shown to be highly effective in today’s fundraising environment. Participants will leave with a basic understanding of how to apply these techniques to their organization.
Developing Asking Rights™
Why are some nonprofits successful at funding while others struggle? In a tight-money environment, nonprofits need to use every tool available in order to achieve sustainable funding. This session examines the both the fundamental ingredients necessary and cutting edge techniques that work in today’s economic environment, all designed to give you Asking Rights™.