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RaiseMN offers a variety of live trainings, webinars and work sessions throughout the year centered on everything from fundraising basics to your nonprofit’s fundraising culture, power in fundraising, and much more! Some of these events will be interactive training sessions, and others will be facilitated discussions or work sessions. We’ve built all of them to be productive, enlightening, and fun!

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The Art of Live Asks

  • GiveMN Training Room 43 Southeast Main Street Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States (map)

Live training at GiveMN’s training room in Northeast Minneapolis
Cost: $60 + processing

During this session, you’ll have the chance to dive into the art of live asks in advance of spring gala season. “Live asks” are any fundraising ask given in front of a group, like at a house party, a gala, a performance, or a community meeting.

We’ll unpack examples of great (and terrible) asks, break those down, and help you build an ask based on your organization’s work and audience. You’ll also get the chance to give your ask and receive feedback in a super supportive and encouraging environment.

Who’s this for? This 3-hour session is great for development staffers and executive directors, but it’s also great for volunteers and board members who’ve been entrusted with doing the live ask at an upcoming fundraising event.