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Benevon
Seattle, WA
Benevon trains and coaches nonprofit organizations to implement a mission-based system for raising sustainable funding from individual donors. This system ends the suffering about fundraising and builds passionate and committed lifelong donors.
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Can we effectively use a testimonial speaker from the Point of Entry at the Ask Event as well? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ask Benevon
What is Benevon's advice on how the Ask Event videos should be used after they have been used for an event? Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Our CEO is extremely busy and is having a hard time getting in calls and visits to donors. As a development director, how can I help her carve out time for this? Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Do you recommend that be a volunteer, staff member, or Benevon team member as an Ambassador Manager? Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Any advice on expressing sincere appreciation for a very generous gift? Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at Ask Benevon
Do donors expect an explanation of what is being done with their donations? Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Ask Benevon
We are working on recognition for our Multiple-Year Giving Society. What are your thoughts on giving thank-you gifts or offering benefits for each level? Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Ask Benevon
We received a good response to our Multiple-Year Giving Society, but are wondering how to figure what percentage of the guests joined. Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Ask Benevon
Can we incorporate Q&A into the Point of Entry program? Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Ask Benevon
How do we best leverage this {challenge] gift to inspire people to give, as the donor is being very flexible? Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Ask Benevon
We want our guests to be able to pay with a credit card swipe the day of the Ask Event. Has anyone done this before and how? Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Ask Benevon
How do we determine the giving levels when there is a big range of donors attending? Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Ask Benevon
Our Pitch Person for our upcoming Ask Event is also going to be serving as a Table Captain. How do we ensure the pledge cards get passed out at the appropriate time, since our Pitch Person will be speaking? Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Ask Benevon
What is the best way to reach a live person in the follow-up call? Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Ask Benevon
What is the best way to reach a live person in the follow-up call? Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Ask Benevon
What should we do to get the emotion back in our Point of Entry Event? Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Ask Benevon
What are the best times on the weekend to host a Point of Entry Event? Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at Ask Benevon
How do we determine whether we do a breakfast or lunch for the Ask Event? Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Ask Benevon
Where should we conduct our Point of Entry Events if we do not have an office? Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Ask Benevon
What are the characteristics of a strong Ambassador? Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Ask Benevon
What can we do to make our Point of Entry Event and Point of Entry in a Box more sizzling and get a better referral rate? Is it OK to have dialog with the guests between tour stops? Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Ask Benevon
What's the right ratio of new guests to returning donors at our Ask Event? We seem to have a room full of current donors every year and it seems to slow our growth, but the current donors love coming. Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Ask Benevon
We have a clinic and are worried about patient confidentiality. How do we go about Finding Stories for the Seven-Minute Video? Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Ask Benevon
Can we use an existing tagline to name our Point of Entry Event and Multiple-Year Giving Society? Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Ask Benevon
What is your advice regarding pre-printing a guest's name and the contact information on the pledge form, with a notation on it to please print any updates/corrections clearly? Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Ask Benevon