Communication and Recognition During Social Distancing | Lynne Wester
In a new virtual environment, join us as we explore non-asking, non-event engagement ideas together. From the small efforts like zoom meeting backgrounds to large community volunteer efforts, lets work together to ideate engagement opportunities our audiences need and want right now. How do we add value to their lives? It can come in many forms and we will explore concrete examples of what works during COVID-19 times. We will also look at frequency and timing as the pandemic continues to impact our lives on a regular basis.
About the Speaker:
Lynne Wester strongly believes that donor relations is the key to unlocking fundraising success and that organizations must be as dedicated to the donor experience, or DX, as they are to the ask itself. Sometimes referred to as the Olivia Pope of fundraising, Lynne helps organizations when they need it the most – when crisis or opportunity arrive.
Lynne and her teammates at the Donor Relations Guru Group partner with nonprofits large and small on a variety of initiatives from developing sound strategy and vision to utilizing technology and creating meaningful donor engagement - all designed to positively affect the fundraising bottom line. Her guidance has led her clients to be recognized on the national stage for fundraising innovation, creative communication, and groundbreaking donor relations work.
The DRG website in a unique industry tool filled with resources, samples and thought leadership on donor relations and fundraising. Lynne is regularly featured in publications such as the Washington Post, Chronicle of Philanthropy, and CASE Currents and has authored four books of her own on a myriad of industry topics.
Lynne received her B.A. from the University of South Carolina, holds a Masters in Strategic Fundraising and Philanthropy from BayPath University, and proudly sports a DUCKtorate from the Disney Institute.