Friday, October 23rd, 10AM – 12PM.
Finish 2020 strong: 60 inspirational fundraising ideas!
The last 60 days of the year is prime fundraising time. Join us to walk through 60 ideas to energize your fund development. Whether you want to engage your board or attract new donors or cultivate your current supporters, you will leave with many fresh takeaways you can use immediately. The ideas will enhance your fundraising efforts to take you into 2021. Are you stewarding your donors? Are you telling stories to motivate donors to take action? Are you using all revenue stream opportunities? Are you using all of the tools available to encourage giving? This session will prove you with a menu of opportunities, strategies and tips to keep your donors giving!
Sam loves to connect people!
As a professional fundraiser Sam works closely with generous donors to impact some of the most vulnerable people in her community and country.
Sam’s extensive experience, for close to three decades, in fundraising, media and municipal politics has created an impressive network of community and business leaders. Over a 30-year period Ms. Laprade has raised money for important charities in her community such as: The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, the Ottawa Humane Society and the Ottawa Mission Foundation.
In 2009, Sam started as Director, Gryphon Fundraising (www.gryphonfundraising.com). Ms. Laprade shares the importance of donor database analytics with fundraising professionals worldwide. In addition to her work with Gryphon Fundraising, in October 2017, Sam launched her full-time consultancy to assist non-profits with fundraising strategy, stewardship, board relations, coaching and audits.
Ms. Laprade is an engaging speaker who receives high ratings. Her speaking engagements include: AFP International Conference, the Canadian Association of Gift Planners, the Association of Donor Relations Professionals and AFP Congress (Canada). Sam was the keynote speaker at the Closing Plenary for AFP Congress 2018. In June 2020, Sam will be the keynote speaker at the National Conference for the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand.
Sam is the creator and host of “An Hour to Give” on 1310 News, Ottawa and News 95.7, Halifax. This show highlights non-profit organizations and philanthropy.