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Volunteers need help in asking for gifts. Use the tools here to conduct solicitation training and create solicitation strategies. Also read an article written by Kent Dove especially for public broadcasting and access a suite of solicitation letters ready for you to use.

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Resources
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MS Word file
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A suite of letters you can use as is or customize for your station's purposes, includes renewals, upgrade appeals, thank you notes and more.

MS Word file
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A worksheet to help you create a strategy for a donor call — who is going to say what, what the possible questions or objections might be, and who is going to ask for the gift.

PDF
131KB

The techniques for gift solicitation in public broadcasting are specifically addressed by veteran fund raising consultant Kent E. Dove.

MS PowerPoint file
640KB

PowerPoint presentation for you to use for solicitation training with your board or volunteers.

MS Word file
26KB

Role play exercises for use in solicitation training with board members and other volunteers.

PDF
24KB

Copy for your on-air spots.

MS Word file
43KB

A worksheet to assist in soliciting twice-removed prospects — those persons you want to involve with the organization but with whom no obvious relationship or connection exists.

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372KB
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2.9MB
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118KB
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