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Friday, June 16 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Get Over Your Fear of Asking

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Developing an individual donor program is one of the most effective ways to sustain an organization, but we often avoid it because we are afraid to ask for money. In this workshop we will address our most common sources of fear, and then craft and practice the ask. Participants will leave with techniques and training tools to address fear, a structure for understanding grassroots fundraising and tools for crafting an effective ask.

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Joy Messinger

Joy Messinger is a queer, disabled, femme organizer of spreadsheets, funding, and people to build sustainability, healing, wellness, and power for reproductive justice, queer and trans liberation, and disabled, migrant, and POC communities. As Third Wave Fund`s Program Officer, she oversees Third Wave`s rapid response, multi-year general support, and capacity building grantmaking and supports its cross-sector philanthropic advocacy. When she`s not working, Joy spends time reading, cooking, gardening, and learning about herbal medicine., Third Wave Fund
Joy Messinger is a queer, disabled, femme organizer of spreadsheets, funding, and people to build sustainability, healing, wellness, and power for reproductive justice, queer and trans liberation, and disabled, migrant, and POC communities. As Third Wave Fund's Program Officer, she... Read More →
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Crystal Middlestadt

Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training
Crystal joined the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) in 2015 as the resource development director. She has more than 10 years experience with grassroots fundraising, gender justice and anti-violence organizing. Her curiosity in how funding influences organizational... Read More →
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Tanya Mote

Su Teatro
Tanya Mote has been with Su Teatro since 1997. She has served as a board member for the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) and the National Performance Network and is a track coordinator for the Allied Media Conference (Resourcing and Sustaining Our Movements). She... Read More →


Friday June 16, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Student Center: Hilberry A