Networking & Fundraising: A human-centered approach

WhenSaturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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WhereHarvard Epworth UMC
1555 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

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This one-day skill-building event reframes networking and fundraising in relational ways, and will benefit anyone that wants to sharpen their in-person networking and fundraising. 

Day's schedule
  • 9:30 to 10 a.m. Registration & Gathering 
  • 10 a.m. to noon Networking: Art of the Schmooze – Covers the basics of how to work a room, from having the right tools to knowing the best approach to engage prospective donors and collaborators while cultivating community support.
  • Noon to 1 p.m. Networking Lunch – Included in admission to the first session and the All-Day pass.
  • 1-4 p.m. Fundraising: Getting Past the Fear of the Ask – This engaging coaching session will benefit anyone who wants to become a more effective fundraiser. In a supportive environment, move past personal roadblocks and recognize some common mistakes. Practice specific language for how to make a strong ask and review ten tips that will make your next fundraising plan a success. 
About presenter Robbie Samuels
Robbie Samuels has been recognized as a networking expert by Inc. and Lifehacker, and profiled in "Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It." Since 2009, his engaging and fun presentations have helped a wide array of audiences increase their networking and fundraising confidence. Learn about Robbie and his work at
Cost is $25-$70. Early bird deadline is March 20.
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