Webinar Video:  Donor Networking – Creating Lasting Relationships

The webinar video on “Donor Networking – Creating Lasting Relationships” is now available online.

One of the most important strategies for successful fundraising is to develop strong and long-lasting relationships with institutional donors. But where do we start, and how do we build relationships successfully? Whether your NGO is working with governmental, foundation, or other types of donors – this webinar will provide you with the skills needed to do so successfully.

This course is ideally suited to fundraisers who want to build their fundraising capacity, executive directors/NGO managers who are responsible for donor relations, and, individuals who want to develop their professional skills and effectiveness.

Topics Covered

  • Why do we need to network with institutional donors?
  • How do I identify and reach donors?
  • What are some good techniques to build a relationship?
  • What if a donor doesn’t want to network?
  • How can we keep the relationship going?


Erik Detiger is an independent consultant and trainer, with over a decade of experience working in the field of international philanthropy and fundraising. A highly successful international project manager and fundraising professional, Erik has raised over US $100 million for numerous international projects from a wide variety of institutions. He has developed 100s of proposals for scores of donors. He will share a wealth of first-hand knowledge and expertise on what it takes to successfully raise funds.

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