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Monday, October 10 • 10:45am - 11:45pm
Leveraging Opportunities: How You Can Use Your Campaign to Energize Leaders, Attract New Donors, and Empower Staff

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We all know that campaigns are opportunities to focus your community around common goals and raise extraordinary support for key organizational priorities.  But campaigns have multiple benefits.  It can inspire leadership, elevate giving levels of current donors, and attract new donors.  But how does this really happen?  How can your organization use a campaign, especially in a challenging economic climate, to leverage opportunities to engage your board, revitalize alumni leaders, find new major donors, and motivate and empower staff?  This session will discuss best practices, innovations, and use real examples from recent successful campaigns.

1. Session participants will explore the art of cultivating lasting relationships with high-capacity volunteers, utilizing collaborative communications and developing a comprehensive strategy to support local opportunities.
2. Attendees will also learn how to use the affluence of their networks as well as innovative ways to celebrate and steward volunteer leadership.
3. Finally, attendees will discover the strategies and tactics necessary to empower their staff for success in their campaigns and beyond.


Anne Mathis

Director, Diocese of Arlington

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Msgr. John Enzler

President & CEO, Catholic Charities of Washington, DC
In July 2011, Msgr. John Enzler began as the President and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, charged with leading an agency that serves tens of thousands of people facing the most pressing human needs in our community each year. A native Washingtonian, Father... Read More →
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Robert Rice

Principal and Managing Director, CCS
Robert Rice joined CCS in 1987 and, as Managing Director responsible for the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, has provided professional counsel to Catholic, healthcare, education, civic, cultural, and association institutions in the United States and Europe.  Robert is a graduate... Read More →

Monday October 10, 2016 10:45am - 11:45pm EDT
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