February 2012 Chapter Meeting

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Event Location: 
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh

Asking about Asking: Mastering the Art of Conversational Fundraising 

Do you want to improve the results when you ask for charitable contributions? Have you ever wondered how to get free from assuming how to ask and guessing what to ask? Would you like to employ simple, effective, proven techniques for soliciting contributions and recruiting volunteers?


Asking about Asking will equip you to:
  • Seek and find larger donations.
  • Maximize the results from fundraising volunteers.
  • Ask questions more insightfully.
  • Listen more skillfully.
  • Respond in ways that are more engaging.
  • Assist donors in maximizing their philanthropic experience.
  • Cultivate and solicit gifts more confidently.

Speaker: Kent Stroman, CFRE, CPA

M. Kent Stroman teaches passionately,  consults wisely,  writes creatively,  speaks inspirationally and helps willingly. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) whose counsel has been honed by more than thirty years’ experience in nonprofit leadership,  fundraising,  strategic planning, capital campaigns,  major donor solicitation and financial management. Kent loves learning,  reading,  traveling, singing,  cooking,  eating and fun!



The program schedule will be:

11:30 am – 1:15pm, normally scheduled luncheon, Part 1 of the program. (Registration opens at 11:30, program should start around noon, with speaker starting by 12:15pm)
1:30 am – 2:30pm, Part 2 of the program


$25 for members (They can choose to stay for the second part free of charge)
$35 per session for guests for a total of $70 for the half day program.

The registration will be limited to the first 150 people who register

Copies of the book will be available at registration for $24.95

Please use the appropriate link to make your registration on-line




CFRE Credit Form: