Workshop Descriptions

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Benevon 201: Cultivating Individual Donors

After your first year's success, your organization will likely be eager to move on to a more complete implementation of each component of the model. The only option for continuing with our process is to join Benevon's five-year Sustainable Funding Program, in which you case your second two-day workshop will be Benevon 201. Benevon 201 is designed to more deeply integrate each component of the model into the long-term, daily life of your organization, with a focus on:

  • Cultivating donor relationships, including developing a Know-Thy-Donor Program
  • Refining your Ambassador program, Point of Entry Event, and designing a Point of Entry in a Box
  • Asking one-on-one
  • Engaging your board

This full-year program includes a two-day workshop and private telephone coaching with your team every eight to ten weeks.

Prerequisites: Benevon 101, registration in the Sustainable Funding Program, and meet Curriculum Benchmarks and other Benevon 201 Requirements for Team Composition.

Register for a Benevon 201 workshop.


Benevon 301: Major Gifts—Moving Toward Sustainability

Now into your third or fourth year of using the model, as a member of our Sustainable Funding Program, your group will be ready to:

  • Systematically cultivate your major donors, often for a formal capital or major gifts campaign
  • See the power of the model to develop a reserve fund or an endowment fund over the next five years

The full-year Benevon 301 program includes a two-day workshop and private telephone coaching with your team every eight to ten weeks.

Prerequisites: Benevon 201, registration in the Sustainable Funding Program, and meet Curriculum Benchmarks.

Register for a Benevon 301 workshop.


Benevon Advanced Sustainability Workshop

Having experienced impressive results from major gifts, your group will now see that sustainable funding is within your reach.

Each group's needs are different at this point in the process. Your organization may be ready to focus your individual funding needs in any of these areas:

  • Unrestricted operational funds
  • Major gifts
  • Capital
  • Endowment
  • Fully integrating the principles of the Benevon Model into the culture of your organization

In the highly hands-on Advanced Sustainability Workshop, coaches work closely with your group to customize the next level of implementation, focusing on specific financial benchmarks.

This full-year program includes a two-day workshop and private telephone coaching with your team every eight to ten weeks.

Prerequisites: Benevon 301, registration in the Sustainable Funding Program, and meet Curriculum Benchmarks.

Register for a Benevon Advanced Sustainability Workshop.


Benevon New Team Member Intensive

This one-hour, online class provides the essential components of the Benevon Model for new individual team members. After completing this session, your new team members will be ready to join your team and actively participate in the implementation of your organization's Benevon plan for non profit sustainability.

Participants will learn the key components of the model, including:

  • Point of Entry and Point of Entry Conversion Events
  • Ambassadors
  • Essential Story
  • Personal Treasure Map
  • Ask Event Plan
  • The Cultivation Superhighway
  • Asking Naturally
  • Effective Teams
  • Roles for Board Members

Prerequisite:

  • The Benevon New Team Member Intensive is available only to team members from organizations that are currently participating in Benevon 101 or Benevon's Sustainable Funding Program.

Please contact your relationship manager directly for more information about how to participate on a New Team Member Intensive. If you don't know who your relationship manager is, please email info@benevon.com to inquire further.




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