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The Asking Academy

the Asking Academy™

 

 

The Asking Academy™ is a first-of-its-kind program designed to dramatically transform your fundraising results. Throughout the Academy NPO leaders receive group and individual coaching from a Certified Conversational Fundraising™ Master Trainer. Teams are equipped to raise more money by effectively conducting one-on-one gift solicitations. We're so confident of your results that the Asking Academy™ offers a no-risk guarantee.

Each Academy engages a cohort of up to 10 organizations in:
  • Strategic preparation prior to the Summit
  • The Summit: 2-days together for interactive, hands-on training
  • Ongoing mentoring with America’s ASKing Coach

"Full participation in The Asking Academy is applicable for 22 points in Category 1.B - Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification."

 
Others tell you what to do.
 We show you how.

Every aspect of the Asking Academy™ is results oriented. During the Summit, you'll learn how to climb the 10 Step Staircase, the bedrock of Conversational Fundraising™. You will master strategies to effectively engage board members in major gifts fundraising. You will leave with written action plans for your top donor prospects after practicing the Conversational Fundraising™ approach. You'll expand your network through an unforgettable personal and professional development experience.

 
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Client Testimonials

Kent is genuine, optimistic and sincere, same approach that needs to be taken with donors. Methodology to it {fundraising} and there are tips that we can learn along the way to help us be successful.

Marquetta Finley, Director of Development, Youth at Heart