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2019 RNL National ConferenceLearn what campuses are doing to engage donors and boost giving

Register by June 21 after June 21
1 to 5 from an institution $735 each $785 each
6 to 15 from an institution $715 each $785 each


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Looking to boost alumni participation? Increase annual giving? Cultivate more donors online? Our presenters will dig into the biggest issues in higher education advancement in these fundraising conference sessions.

What attendees have said

I came home with ideas from other schools that I could implement and hopefully increase our student philanthropy and annual giving.

“It was a refreshing break to give me time to think outside of my work.”

“Excellent topics and experienced speakers.”

“This was my first RNL conference, but it won’t be my last!”

Fundraising sessions

2019 RNL National Confernece Fundraising Sessions
Read the session descriptions

Read session descriptions for our fundraising sessions on digital philanthropy, omnichannel fundraising strategies, increasing donor participation, and more.

Fundraising topics at this year’s conference include:

  • Digital Fundraising: Key Strategies and Practices
  • Creating a Mobile-First Fundraising Strategy
  • Three Keys to Successful Annual Giving Programs
  • Developing a Culture of Innovation in Fundraising
  • Engaging Donors 24/7 Through the Power of AI Chatbots
  • Increasing Engagement by Getting to Know Your Prospects
  • Storytelling for Impact: Helping Donors Understand the Value of Their Dollars
  • Leveraging Campus Relationships to Maximize Fundraising Results
  • Advancements in Leadership Giving
  • Hack the Mind: Using Psychology to Boost Fundraising
  • The Annual Giving Throwdown: An Interactive Planning Session
  • New Innovations With Traditional Fundraising Channels
  • How to Create Donor Surveys that Improve Your Fundraising
  • Building a Strong Partnership That Impacts Results
  • Getting the Most Out of Crowdfunding
  • Direct Facts About Direct Mail
  • Direct Mail Strategy: Looking at Annual Giving From Your Donor’s Perspective
  • Fundraising and the Power of Public Speaking
  • Making the Student Phoning Program the Best Job on Campus
  • Structuring a Data-Driven, Donor-Focused Major Gifts Program
(Please note: Conference session titles, content, and programming are subject to change.)

These fundraising conference sessions are perfect for:

  • Campus presidents
  • Presidents of foundations
  • Vice presidents for advancement
  • Directors of development
  • Directors of annual giving
  • Marketing and communications staff for fundraising
  • Alumni relations staff

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