CNM partners with Nonprofit “U” to present:

Rock Your Giving Tuesday: Using Aligned Storytelling to Increase Fundraising

Monday, October 16, 2017 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Central Time | Call-in Live at (347) 884-8121

Join  Nonprofit “U” and UIC Certificate for Nonprofit Management (CNM) for this live interview event.

Valerie Leonard, CNM Thought Leader and community and organizational development expert will interview Daniel Ash, Chief Marketing Officer of The Chicago Community Trust and Princess Currence, CNM director will share how to increase fundraising by aligning your organization’s stories to those of your donors.

The event features a “call-in” format. Participants may ask questions by calling, emailing, online chatting, or posting questions on Facebook or Twitter.

In this engaging hour, you will learn how to:

  • Listen to prospective funder stories to craft organizational stories that are relevant to them and aligned with their interests
  • Integrate your organization’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives into your stories
  • Blend human interest with organizational data that anticipates donor inquiries
  • Achieve maximum effect by crafting stories with a backdrop, a protagonist, and an antagonist

For complete information on how to attend, complete and submit the form below.  

We look forward to your participation!

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About Nonprofit “U”:  Nonprofit “U” is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development, is the host.

Nonprofit “U” is designed with a goal of having nonprofit thought leaders share lessons learned in every episode. Topics include nonprofit management, community development, capacity building, and organizational development.  Archived podcasts are found on, iTunes, Stitcher, Blubrry, and a number of other podcast aggregator sites. Guests are encouraged to share links to episodes and/or post embed codes onto their websites.  This particular episode is being co-branded by Nonprofit “U” and UIC.