Seminar: Perfect Your Pitch
Seminar for Nonprofits
Perfect Your Pitch: Rivet Donors and Ignite Giving with a Powerful 2 Minute Story at your Next Event
Thursday, March 10, 2011
“Once again your Auction Seminar was superb! This year was my 14th Annual Auction;however, I still learned a great deal and got many good ideas. Thank you!”
Joan R. Redden
Perfect Your Pitch!
How to Rivet Donors and Ignite Giving with a
Powerful 2 Minute Story at your Next Event
Perfect your compelling fundraising pitch through a powerful true story.
In this highly interactive session, participants will select, craft and practice their inspirational two minute story for fundraising events, auctions and cultivation activities.
Learn proven tips to guide your speakers, board members, volunteers and event planners. Ms. Kingston will demonstrate and personally coach several participants in this entertaining and powerful session.
Plus, discover how you can add a powerful income stream to any fundraising event with the Fund A Need Appeal.
Learn how to create momentum and the best moments to position your most poignant fundraising ask.
To get the most out of this session, participants should come armed with specific examples of how your organization is making a difference.
Experience first hand how your success story, inspirationally performed can rouse audiences and resonate through an entire fundraising event and beyond. Find out why less is more! Engage supporters, shine a laser beam on your mission and raise more money now.
Questions? Contact Kathy!
Attendees learn as a result of this session:
“You are a genius. We just had our auction and used some of the things we
learned from your seminar. It was hugely successful! Everybody was totally amazed.“
Sydney Voghel Ochs
Ms. Kingston will use a combination of personal interactive coaching, participant discussion and strategy sessions.
Perfect Your Pitch: Workshop Outline
Set Your Stage
Create THE Moment that can double your revenue in 10 minutes
Select Your Power Story
Story selection secrets
Perfect Your Pitch
Learn how to use body language and tone to increase giving
Engage Donors for Higher Giving
Practice the Art of the Ask
Fund a Need / Fund A Cause
Intensify your Special Appeal at your Fundraising Event
Encore: Donor Follow Up
Know how to your Keep Story ALIV
Hot Seat with Kathy K:
*Materials required: Please bring your fundraising event timeline, venue diagram and program to this workshop.
Every participant will be individually coached on how to make a great fundraising speech to explode event revenue. Kathy will also critique your “show-flow to maximize fundraising now. Register now for an exciting, fun and profitable professional development opportunity.
*Due to individual coaching of each workshop participant and a highly interactive program, registration is very limited. We encourage you to sign up now to insure your spot.
Questions? Contact Kathy!
Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS
For over 30 years, Ms. Kingston has delivered motivational and entertaining presentations, created marketing and promotional campaigns, conducted fundraising events, performed as an emcee and a professional fundraising auctioneer across the country. Kathy also conducts innovative seminars, consulting and mentoring programs to empower people how to raise more money and to ignite generosity among supporters. Examples of groups where she has presented include numerous chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Association of Health Care Philanthropy, Arts & Business Councils, National Auctioneers Association, Chambers of Commerce, Lions Clubs, Soroptomists and Rotary International.
Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS has raised millions of dollars for non-profits across the country as a consultant, coach and professional auctioneer. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education from St. Louis University where she was named “Woman of the Year”. Her unique professional background also includes an award-winning career in non-profit fundraising, higher education, university coaching, public service administration, and the entertainment industry. Ms. Kingston stands apart as a creative professional who brings both a long-range perspective and out-of-the-box thinking to maximize her clients’ fundraising efforts and break revenue records in any economy.