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Grow Your Corporate Support

Learn ways to identify, cultivate, and steward corporate and business partnerships. Win donor support by leveraging the things most important to them.

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3/13/19
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

This presentation reveals how gardens efforts have helped surpass the goals of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge! 

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3/13/19
Recharging our Batteries Mindfully

“Oh, you work in a botanic garden? How peaceful is that?” If you had a dollar for every time you fielded that question, you probably wouldn’t need to raise your membership prices next year, right?

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3/4/19
“Dig, Seed, Water, Grow:” Story-Selling the Gardening Experience

Learn how to create stories that evoke emotion and convey the magic of the garden experience to enhance your membership and inspire your donors.

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3/4/19
Mining for Gold: Prospecting & Managing Your ROI

Learn to mine your database for prospective donors and to create systems that increase staff efficiency and measure your Garden’s return on investment in your philanthropy programs.

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3/4/19
The Anatomy of a Gift Agreement

Learn the key parts of a gift agreement and gift acceptance policy in this session designed to equip you with the tools you need to review and establish these essential elements of a development program of any size.

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3/4/19
Managing Up to Success Creating Realistic Membership Plans, Goals and Expectations

Managing a successful membership and development program requires informed leadership by a staff well-versed in all aspects of their program and the ability to educate institutional leaders about the necessary requirements of that program.

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3/4/19
Chicago Botanic Garden Veggie Rx Program

This presentation covers Chicago Botanic Garden's Veggie Rx Program, which was recently developed to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in underserved areas of Chicago.

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8/28/18
Goodness, Gracious, Great Graphic Design: How Visual Communications Benefit Your Garden

Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving using a combination of typography, photography, and illustration.

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6/25/18

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