We’ll share some of the framework and criteria for successful in-person presentations.Tell you some things to NOT do.Get you thinking about how you would use 2 – 10 minutes to present your case for funding.Video tape one person from each organization as you give your presentation & we’ll give feedback for 2 or 3 or your presentations before we leave.
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Less is More<br />Reminder: Use short clear value statements to introduce yourself:<br /> “We are or I am ___. And we/I specialize in working with (whom?). <br /> And help them (to do what?)."<br />
Preparing for the ASK<br />Crucial Questions<br />Specifically what will be asked for?<br />What is the impact of your project? Humanize this.<br />Does the funder have giving guidelines that match your project or mission? <br />
Preparing for the ASK<br />Crucial Questions<br />What concerns might funder have about your request?<br />What would this gift allow your organization to do? <br />Whywould the funder say “yes”? <br />Who will be asking?<br />
Powerful Presentations<br />Expand your pool of askers:<br /><ul><li>Former board
DO: Practice. Out of order & interrupted practice is best</li></li></ul><li>Powerful Presentations<br />Quickly grab the attention of the audience<br />Explain the benefits of the specific program <br />Effectively close and convince funder to take action. <br />Each speaker has up to 5 minutes.<br />