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Member Event Series | Breakfast Bites

Join us on the second Friday of each month for our new series of “small bite” conversations, each covering a different aspect of fundraising.

We all know that fundraising is evolving alongside changes in demographics and technology. At GCN, we work with hundreds of nonprofits over the course of a year, and we see firsthand the shifts that are occurring. To help you navigate them, we’re bringing our members together for a series of short, spirited sessions on specific topics.

Bring your questions, comments, and ideas to share – we’ll bring information on best practices and tips for becoming more effective. Pencil us in for the second Friday of the month, and join us when you can. We will have coffee, muffins, and a brief presentation ready to get the conversation going.

Unable to attend? Or just need a refresher? Several sessions will be available online, exclusively for members. 

March 8, 2019

Stewardship equals donor engagement. Do you have an annual stewardship plan that focuses on retaining, rewarding, and recognizing your individual donors, energizing them to maintain their contributions? Now is a great time to get yours done for 2019. At GCN, we are continuously helping organizations prepare annual stewardship plans: We have the template and the expertise, so bring your questions and we will fill you in on the best practices.

April 12, 2019

Segmentation is a must when working with a range of donor demographics, values, and motivations for giving. Learn about the importance of segmentation, how to use data to target your donors, and the information you should be collecting to keep improving that data. We’ll cover the basic differences that go into raising money from each generation, how demographics are refocusing the fundraising pyramid, and what you can gain from the new “cyclone” model.

May 10, 2019

Storytelling is the way we engage now. Learn how storytelling is done best – ultimately raising more money from your supporters – with lessons from experts and top consultants in donor communications and video production. Join a lively discussion to hear how organizations are changing their approach to storytelling to reflect the donor journey and improve their call for individual donations, as well as the storyboarding (and other prep work) organizations are getting underway as early as June to get ready for their end-of-year appeal.

June 14, 2019
Digital Strategies

Digital strategies that support fundraising are essential for attracting donors. But do you understand which demographic uses each social media platform? Are you prepping a digital strategy to support each of your fundraising efforts – your end of year appeal, annual event, and donor prospect list? We’ll share a digital plan template that can advance your development goals.


Executive Directors, Board members, development staff, and any staff interested in learning the newest tools for fundraising.


Program Stats:


March 8, 2019

April 12, 2019

May 10, 2019

June 14, 2019


8:30 am - 10:30 am


Georgia Center for Nonprofits
100 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Registration Details

This program is free and exclusive to GCN member nonprofits.

Questions? Contact us at membership@gcn.org or 678-916-3080.

Please complete a separate registration for each attendee. 

May 10, 2019 


June 14, 2019