What if raising more donations for your nonprofit was simple and fast?
Welcome to a monthly training series that teaches low-cost ways for fundraisers to raise
more money in less time
Fundraising has never been more important or demanded so much courage.
Is this you? You're struggling to get in-person visits with donors. Or get your foot in the door.
You break into a cold sweat thinking about asking donors for money. Your top prospects won't return your emails or phone calls. You aren't sure which donors to focus on or how much you can realistically raise. You've got whiplash from live events going virtual, then back to in-person, and now virtual again.
Your patience for the term "pivot" ran out last year.
Like it or not if you're going to succeed you must:
✓ bravely make your case
✓ strengthen donor relationships
✓ write the best appeals you’ve ever written
✓ zero in on your BEST prospects
✓ solicit the big gifts with confidence
✓ cut through your donor’s crowded inbox to win their hearts, minds & wallets
How will you do it?
Introducing the League of Extraordinary Fundraisers
A monthly membership program dedicated to helping you successfully fundraise in a crisis.
1 90-minute live workshop every month, private community, and immediate access to how-to templates, training, and guides to help you raise more money!
November Workshop "Closing Gifts: How to Ask"
Asking someone for money can feel frightening and intimidating.
Sitting down with someone you admire to discover their greatest challenges, unfulfilled dreams and what brings their life meaning sounds like time well spent.
The myth of asking for money is that we are taking something away from someone, or “hitting them up”.
The truth is people like to give! Giving gives our lives meaning and purpose. It's the neurological equivalent of winning the lottery.
So why does asking for money rank as one of our all-time biggest fears?
This confidence-boosting workshop lets you see through your donor's eyes as you experience the thrill and joy of giving and master the soft skills to bravely get big gifts.
Are you ready to nail the ask and set fundraising records at your org in 2022?
Join me to master:
- Soft skills to win at face to face asks
- Donor motivations for giving
- Insider tips to quickly build rapport with donors on a visit
- How much to ask for
- The winning ask formula
- Real-life scripts to ask for gifts (that you will want to steal!)
- The formula for a perfect donor visit every time
- Timesaving tips & tools to put it all into practice
Join me for the live “Closing Gifts: How to Ask” workshop on Thursday, November 18 at 11 am CST/ 12 noon EST.
You’ll walk away with a renewed sense of pride, passion, and purpose and be well on your way to becoming your donor’s favorite charity!
Who am I and why should you listen to me?
My name is Rachel Muir and I am just as passionate about making the world a better place as you are.
I’ve started and run my own nonprofit, raised over 10 million and was featured on Oprah, CNN and the Today show.
It took a lot of inspiration and a truck-load of guts to get to where I am today.
I have helped thousands of fundraisers land big gifts, delight their donors, and love their jobs…all because I use proven systems and methods. Because nobody wants theory!
Real love notes & testimonials from students...
Whitney Springston, Director of Marketing Idaho Youth Ranch
“Holy cow! I followed your workbook on end-of-year appeals. I don't know how to keep up with all the gifts that are pouring through the door!"
Kristin Goncalves, Associate ED Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield
“I absolutely love Rachel - she has a great personality, is very knowledgeable, and makes you feel confident in your abilities.'
Richard Villasana, Founder, Forever Homes for Foster Kids
“Anyone who has a non-profit needs to have Rachel's training! It's invaluable information to accelerate donations and vastly improve donor stewardship."
Stacey Kuster, Executive Director All for One Productions
This program is loaded with so much incredible info!! Very practical, hands-on help. It's good for beginner fundraisers as well as those with a little more experience. I love the checklists and the templates. Soooo helpful.
Laurie McConnell, Director of Community & Systems at Pacific Wild
If you're doing Rachel's program, unsubscribe from almost everything else. You will get everything you need in this program! I took on fundraising this year and tried a range of webinars, programs and conferences, and Rachel's program is BY FAR the most productive and useful program.
Terri Potter, Director of Development White Mountain Trail Collective
Rachel is very good at keeping my attention, explaining things and remaining patient. She’s high energy, on the cutting edge of technologies that can be used for giving, and gives great take-away (downloadable) content!
Can I sign up with my coworker?
What makes this program different?
When are the workshops and coaching calls?
What if I just want to buy one workshop?
Can I get private coaching with Rachel?
Actual fan mail from students...
Yeou-Cheng Ma, Executive Director, Children’s Orchestra Society
I’d tell anyone considering signing up to DO IT. Rachel’s energy, enthusiasm, and content are worth it.
Veronica Accardo, Development Director College Bound Opportunities
I waffled for a while before committing to the program and I wish I hadn't! If you are committed to improving your fundraising skills and processes, then you need this program! Rachel’s strategies and ideas can work for anyone whether you are brand new or a seasoned fundraiser.
ounder/ED, Salado Montessori School
The first commitment from the first person I asked (using all the amazing Rachel Muir strategies, skills, protocol, and dreamy ways of making asking for money fun) was for $10,000!!!
Joanne Morrell, President Impact! Marketing Group
I'm thrilled to have found Rachel, and it's definitely worth your time. Whether you are just starting out, or are a seasoned professional, Rachel brings important reminders, best practices and stellar insight to the table. Amidst my busy schedule, this is something I LOOK FORWARD TO!
Dana Kelso, Executive Director at Community Literacy
We’ve never participated in Giving Tuesday but I was able to use your Giving Tuesday matching template and found a $2,500 sponsor!
Rachel has molded me into a far better fundraiser and a more confident Development Director. I really enjoy fundraising now! I will say this to anyone considering Rachel as their coach - it’s the best decision you can make if you want to become a better fundraising professional.