Spring Appeal and Fundraising in COVID-19
Recorded On: 05/13/2020
About this Webinar
This session will discuss fundraising and crafting a spring appeal in the age of COVID-19. We will discuss questions like “Is it appropriate to fundraise in this time?” “What is the strategy and message?” “What can arts organizations do now to continue engaging with patrons and donors, even while most of us are unable to gather in person?” Presenters will facilitate a discussion, share best practices and highlight different approaches arts organizations can take.
- Best practices of fundraising during COVID-19
- How to message your fundraising ask
- How to continue connecting with your donors when you can’t meet them in person
For organizations or individuals who are currently facing financial hardship and wish to participate, please use this discount code for a reduced registration fee of $25: ArtsUCOVID
Associate, Capacity Partners
Stephanie Hanson brings experience in fundraising, program and volunteer management, including managing an annual giving campaign and the capital campaign public phase for Potomac Crescent Waldorf School in Alexandria, VA. She has also served as Leadership Development Program Manager for the national arts advocacy organization Americans for the Arts. In a volunteer capacity, she has co-chaired the DC Emerging Arts Leaders Network, participated as a grants panelist for both the Arts Council of Fairfax County and Alexandria Commission for the Arts, and served on the board of directors for Arts on the Horizon.
Consultant, Capacity Partners
Amy Selco’s career spans 20 years of experience in external affairs, strategic partnership development, and major fundraising initiatives for social change and non-profit organizations in the arts, youth development, public diplomacy, sports diplomacy and higher education. Previously Amy has held executive positions with Venture Philanthropy Partners, Meridian International Center, PeacePlayers International and Round House Theatre.