How to Research Your Donor Prospects

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013


Congregation Bnai Yeshurun
641 West Englewood Avenue
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
In the Social Hall


Norman B. Gildin, President, Strategic Fundraising Group LLC

& Refreshments:

8:30 P.M.

Program Time:

9:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon


One of the most crucial responsibilities of a Development executive or representative is to secure gifts from donors through face-to-face solicitations. This is the most cost effective approach to fundraising and it can yield great results. Understanding the process will help you increase the odds for achieving success.


To learn methodologies and techniques used to learn about the backgrounds of donor prospects.


  • To enhance donor giving.
  • To create new opportunities to attract interest by donors.
  • To help build upon donor relationships.
  • To develop new donor relationships.
  • To learn how not to underestimate or overestimate donor asks.
  • To plan more successful major gift solicitations.
  • To see how the Internet can be your friend.
  • To learn how to use existing resources at little or no cost.
  • To discover free web sites that disclose untold secrets.
  • To gain knowledge of prospect research engines.
  • To work with social media to ascertain personal preferences of donors.

Target Audience:

This seminar is appropriate for Development executives, volunteers, board members, administrators and all those involved in raising funds on behalf of a not-for-profit organization. This program will be helpful for the small to the large fundraising operation.

Please note: Advance registration is required.