• Cheyenne Gonzales

FREE WEBINARS: Development for aspiring fundraising professionals

In partnership with Xavier University and the San Diego-based Fundraising Academy, the Acceleraise team will offer free, interactive educational classes on Zoom. The virtual, monthly sessions will be held every fourth Friday of the month at 11 a.m. CDT.

This month’s session:

The Pre-approach: What to do before you meet.

May 27 11am - 12pm Central


  • Learn how to adequately prepare for initial contact with a prospective donor

  • Get some free research tools

  • Explore the anatomy of a phone call

  • Share ideas for using social media to connect with donor prospects

Register Here for the Meeting Session

Recap of our April session:

Prospecting: How to find qualified donors.

April 22 11am - 12pm Central


Qualify prospects with the MADDEN Test

  • Apply the ABC’s of prioritizing to prospect research

  • Review ten prospecting methods

  • Identify Centers of Influence

  • Get some ideas for prospecting in your database