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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Mountain Brook Board of Education

32 Vine Street

hosted by the Mountain Brook City Schools Foundation.

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Special Event: Telling Stories that Inspire Giving

Vanessa Chase Lockshin

Presenter:  Vanessa Chase Lockshin,

President & Co-Founder, The Storytelling Non-Profit

Friday, February 26, 2016

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Harbert Center

Your organization is doing great work in your community, but are you getting the fundraising results you desire?  Today’s donors are more savvy than ever and engaging them in philanthropy requires more than just an ask.  We have to cultivate them, ask artfully and steward them well.  Through each touch point connecting them with their impact is essential, and stories are a great way to accomplish this. 


During this interactive workshop, you’ll learn:


  • How to tell stories that inspire giving
  • How to create a storytelling plan for your organization
  • Tips for creating a culture of storytelling at your organization

Ticket Pricing:

AFP Member:               $45

Nonmember:               $55


Want others to help share your story? 

Bring your Communications Director, Executive Director, Board Member or other staff member and receive a discount per pair of tickets purchased.


AFP Member Pair:             $75

 Nonmember Pair:             $100


Seating is limited. Click here to register.


Vanessa Chase Lockshin is an international non-profit consultant, thought leader, trainer, and speaker. She’s part of the next generation of professionals bringing change to the non-profit sector and challenging conventions.  Vanessa founded The Storytelling Non-Profit in 2012.  Today, The Storytelling Non-Profit provides consulting, training, and coaching to non-profits around the world.


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