calendar_today Wednesday, July 1, 2020
access_time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Westlake Porter Public Library, in collaboration with Candid, will explore creative approaches for organizations to make connections and raise funds in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Strategic storytelling is the most powerful tool an organization can use to connect with potential funders and inspire philanthropic giving. The ability to tell a unique, emotional story in order to stand out from the crowd has become critical to meeting fundraising goals during the coronavirus crisis.
Join our panelists for a conversation about building compelling stories that create a sense of urgency and promote understanding of the challenges that organizations face in serving their communities during the COVID-19 era. Learn how to move from traditional storytelling methods to digital engagement, cultivating advocacy, and fostering relationships with donors and grantmakers.
Moderator: David Holmes, Programs Manager - Midwest, Candid
Phyllis Harris, Executive Director, The LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland
Caroline Linden, Manager of Programs and Operations, SVP Cleveland
Chrissy Stonebraker-Martínez, Co-Director, InterReligious Task Force on Central America/Cleveland Pandemic Response
Dawn Arrington, Cleveland Action Strategist, ioby
Guidestar Demo: Sam Peddicord, Network Engagement Mager, Candid
- Learn how to effectively tell your organization's story online
- Leverage best practices of how to convert storytelling to results from local experts
- All levels of experience
- Board members
- Fundraising & development staff
- Grant writers
- Marketing, communications, external affairs
- Nonprofit startups
- Program directors and staff