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Handouts and Worksheets from the 2022 Nonprofit Storytelling Conference

Below you'll find links to the handouts and worksheets Steven Screen and Jim Shapiro shared during their sessions at the Nonprofit Storytelling Conference.


Raise Money Today: Send Out This Donation Generating Email

Download the Donation Generating Email Steven wrote from the stage ... click here

Download the heat map ... click here

Watch a video where Steven discusses how to raise undesignated funds ... click here

Language to use in your appeal letter to raise undesignated funds: "... and you'll be supporting all the work of [Your Organization]"

Language to use on your reply device to raise undesignated funds: "In the unlikely event this project becomes overfunded, your gift will be pooled with those of other generous donors to support all of the work of [Your Organization]"

How to Tell Stories to Major Donors to Keep Them Engaged and Giving

Download the Major Donor Storytelling Worksheet ... click here

Download the Major Donor Storytelling Worksheet as filled out for Rock Orphanage ... click here

Download the sample Major Donor Offer ... click here


Raise Money Today: Get a Matching Donation from a Major Donor

Download the Matching Gift Scripts ... click here

Story Offers: The Bridge from Storytelling to Fundraising

Download the Offer Grid ... click here

Creating a One-Page Fundraising Plan That's Guided by Donor Behavior and Proven to Raise More Money

Download the Calendar Planning Tool ... click here

Download the Offer Worksheet ... click here

Download the Audiences Worksheet ... click here


Raise Money Today: Send this Inflation E-Appeal and Start Raising More Money

Download the Inflation E-Appeal Steven wrote from the stage ... click here

If you need help with your fundraising right away, click the button below to learn about the 'Library of First Drafts' from Work Less Raise More.  You can have an appeal written in 30 minutes and a major donor management system set up in less than an afternoon!