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Great Storytelling and Powerful Development Communications

November 14, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


About the Webinar

Development communications is unique from other types of communications. The capacity to understand the audience and inspire them to give or remain committed to the organization is not an easy task. Whether you’re crafting an appeal, posting on social, stewarding a donor, scripting a CEO, drafting a proposal, or writing a video script, the development communications officer often use stories and the craft of storytelling for maximum impact. Join this engaging discussion about how to take your development communications to the next level.

About the Presenter: Chris Looney

Christopher “Chris” Looney has committed his professional life to the advancement of the nonprofit sector and remains most interested in elevating the field of philanthropy and the capacity of fundraisers to succeed. Chris is the son of two legendary fundraisers. His wife, Anisha, works in development as well for a well-known research hospital. For nearly 25 years, Chris provided advice, guidance and support to hundreds of organizations in his role as a senior leader of the nation’s largest and most successful fundraising consulting firm. During his tenure with the firm, Chris assisted his clients to raise hundreds of millions of dollars. Through the years, Chris served in key leadership positions connected to philanthropy. AFP International Foundation for Philanthropy, AFP of Orange County, The Giving USA Foundation, and Giving Institute have all benefitted from the leadership of Chris Looney. After decades working on the front lines of fundraising, guiding and advising a multitude of nonprofits on philanthropic initiatives, Chris developed The Five Tool Fundraiser concept. Over the years, Chris has continued to explore the Five Tool Fundraiser framework, which has resulted in the completion of several books and training materials. Chris and his wife, Anisha, live in Irvine, California with their three children.


Meeting ID: 845 5704 6505
Passcode: 933267


November 14, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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