To Ask or Not to Ask—Is that Even a Question? Inspiring Volunteers to Give
Event Type: 
Session
Track: 
Making Friends, Making Money
Date / Time: 
Fri June, 10 - 9:45am to 11:15am
Location: 
Chopin Ballroom
Presenter: 
E.C. Lane, The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Florida; M.W. Snyders, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, Colorado; A.E. Logan, The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Florida; E. Fleming, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, Colorado; D. McGill, Desert Botanic Garden, Phoenix, Arizona; R. Girvin-Argon, Marts & Lundy, Arlington, Virginia.
Although volunteers are among those most deeply engaged in your garden’s mission, there is a distinct reluctance by many institutions to ask for financial support from those who donate their time, energy, and hearts. Development and volunteer staff from three gardens offer perspectives on how to inspire your most loyal supporters to give, give again, and find joy in the process. 
 

This session has been approved for 1.5 CFRE points.