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Lunch & Learning: Miscellaneous Contributions

Thursday, October 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

No cost to participate


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Lunch & Learning is a series of five fundraising sessions that are focused on helping you build support that is sustainable and unrestricted. Move donors up the giving ladder, create systems of communication, and learn best practices in donor stewardship in a casual and conversational setting. You may sign up for one, two, or all of the sessions. Lunch is provided at no cost. All Lunch & Learning sessions are presented by Sheila Terryll.

October 11 Topic: Miscellaneous Contributions

Donors are generous and creative and gifts of stock, memorials, and planned giving are some of the ways people can support your work. This session will provide an overview of some different types of contributions, how to be comfortable including them as an option when you ask, and what follow-up is required.

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These free events are limited to just 14 people. Once that limit is reached a wait list will be opened. Cancellations must made at least 48 hours in advance or the individual will charged $25 for the cost of lunch and the space in the workshop.

Presented by Sheila Terryll of Wiser Wolf. High-energy and creatively charged, making vision reality; Sheila Terryll is a leadership and fundraising mentor helping to develop and coach individuals and teams. Terryll founded and lead the development consulting company, Flying Buttress, for over a decade before co-founding Wiser Wolf in 2014. A few of Terryll’s high profile successes include lead fundraiser for the 2008 Legacy Campaign, founding executive director of Achieve Minneapolis, and development work for the Open Book literary center capital campaign. For several years Terryll has taught Leadership and Policy classes in the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota graduate arts administration degree program. Terryll’s focus at Wiser Wolf is to help organizations achieve and maintain effective leadership and financial stability via best practices and strategy.

If you require any accommodations to fully participate in this session, please reach out to Bethany Whitehead at bethany@mrac.org or 651.523.6388 at least 2 weeks before the workshop.


Thursday, October 11, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
No cost to participate
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Bethany Whitehead


Metropolitan Regional Arts Council
2324 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55114 United States
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