“Work Stinks” Smelliest Shirt Contest

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All participants who mail their shirts get not only half off admission torepparttar November event, they also receive a free book from Mr. Reid. The contest winner will be announced atrepparttar 148135 event and receive a package full of self-help books and other inspirational materials.

What – “Work Stinks” Smelliest Shirt Contest.

Who - Keynote Speaker Gregory Scott Reid, The Millionaire Mentor

When – Must have entry by Nov. 4, 2005. Winner announced at event.

Where –Event hosted at Wyndham Hotel, 400 West Broadway, San Diego, California 92101. Call: (619) 239-4500.

Cost –Contest participants automatically received half off their admission torepparttar 148136 event (making admission $149) plus they receive a free book from Mr. Reid. Winner receives package of self-help books and other materials..

Mail – Smelly shirt & entry fee to: Keynote Speaker Gregory Scott Reid, 5230 Carroll Canyon Rd., Suite 230, San Diego 92121.

For more information, and to mail in your contest entry at half price admission, write Keynote Speaker Gregory Scott Reid, 5230 Carroll Canyon Rd., Suite 230, San Diego 92121. Visit online at http://www.presssuccess.com/GoGreg or email GregReid@AlwaysGood.com


You have permission to publish this article electronically or in print, free of charge, as long as the bylines are included. A courtesy copy of your publication would be appreciated - GregReid@AlwaysGood.com

Major Gifts: How To Get More Of Them For Your Nonprofit

Written by Berwyn J. Kemp

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4. Make sure that your major gift committee knowsrepparttar basics of major gift solicitation techniques. If not, you'll need to conduct a training program of some kind for them. This could be a short four hour seminar or workshop that's held on a weekday evening or weekend afternoon, and it should coverrepparttar 148129 three main areas of gifts solicitation which isrepparttar 148130 approach,repparttar 148131 presentations, andrepparttar 148132 ask (close).

5. Draft as many ofrepparttar 148133 documents you'll need for your major gift program as possible before you need them inrepparttar 148134 form of templates. Which will include such items as development proposals, case statements, network solicitation letters where you have a network connection torepparttar 148135 prospective donor, cold solicitation letters when you have no network contact, follow up letters for both those who made gifts and who declined at this time, and etc.

7. Develop a major gift solicitation funding plan which will include a timeline, and how many gifts will be solicited each week, month, quarter, and forrepparttar 148136 year, as well as who will make what solicitations to whom. And be sure that each member of your major gift committee has already been solicited for their gifts before they attempt to solicit others.

8. Implement your funding plan and keep your plan on track by holding regular major gift solicitation committee meetings with task action minutes as to who is supposed to do what and by when. And be sure to keep good prospect solicitation records on each contact made, includingrepparttar 148137 results, and any needed follow up and when.

A well planned and well ran major gift solicitation can produce an extremely large amount of funding for your nonprofit organization year after year. Andrepparttar 148138 results you can obtain with such a program can be astronomical when you comparerepparttar 148139 small amount of time and funds you must invest to get these results. That makes setting up a major gift program, or more effectively implementing your current program a very wise investment for your nonprofit organization.

Berwyn J. Kemp is a development consultant who helps nonprofit organizations obtain funding. For free subscription to his newsletter Nonprofit Funding Solutions, or full details on his funding products and services, or to read more of his re-printable articles you can visit: "http://www.berwynkempassoc.citymax.com/"

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