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Leverage Your Story, Session 3: Retention Power of the Thank You

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018
  • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Room 1026, Welcome Center (first building on campus, nearest Springport Rd) // Baker College of Jackson / 2800 Springport Road / Jackson, MI 49202



Leverage Your Story (Workshop Series)

At the heart of your organization is a unique, driving story that can transform your fund development, board recruitment, talent retention, volunteer management, and relationship to the community. Do you know your story and how to communicate it well at all levels, both internally and externally?

Don't forget to register for the rest of the series!

Retention Power of the Thank You

Building a Case for Support

Leverage Your Story Series

Session 3: The Retention Power of the Thank You

Donors want prompt, personal gift acknowledgements. Is it time to re-think your thank you note?  

Development professionals who have re-engineered their acknowledgement letters to focus on the needs of the donor are raising more money and improving donor retention. Many have also received immediate and very generous additional gifts from donors who are now reading something they can get excited about. 

Session Goals 

This workshop will provide participants with the understanding of the following:

  • The 20 key elements that will make your thank you letters superior
  • Using a thank you note as a development and fundraising tool
  • How to write an effective thank you
  • The importance of donor retention

Designed for

Anyone involved in your fundraising or philanthropic efforts.


Nonprofit Network Members - $45.00 

Additional registrants from same member organization - $35.00

Nonmembers - $60.00

Please refer to our Cancellation Policy


Regina Pinney, Executive Director

Learn more about Regina

Regina has been the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Network since June 2009. With twenty-five years working in the nonprofit sector, she has a full range of experience in fundraising, marketing, governance, management and grant writing. She has led Nonprofit Network from being a county-specific nonprofit management support organization to an international resource specializing in capacity building, professional development and governance and organizational management.

Previously, she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, which specialized in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations.  Prior to owning her own company, Regina was the Development Director for the Kitsap Humane Society in Silverdale, Washington, the Community Development Director for the Child and Parent Resources in Tacoma, Washington and the Special Events Coordinator for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Toledo, Ohio. Regina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio.

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