Millennials & Fundraising

#Grantchat 053016 Millennials and Fundraising

This week on GrantChat we welcome Emily Reed as our guest.  She is leading the GrantChat discussion on millennials and fundraising.  Emily brings a great deal of experience and energy to the topic! I was lucky enough to get to see her present at the Association of Fundraising Professionals this year. You’re going to want to follow her rising star.

Let’s get to know Emily.

Currently, Emily is the Director of Development at the University of Oklahoma’s Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education. Previously, she was the development coordinator at Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Oklahoma County. She is a member of the #AFPeeps, the international group of volunteer social media ambassadors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and a board member for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Oklahoma City. She loves her dog #akiratheakita, her husband, OKC Thunder basketball and all things OU.

Emily has prepared the following questions for what promises to be an informative chat!

Question Preview:

Q1: Why is engaging younger donors and volunteers important to your org.? #grantchat

Q2: What do you find intimidating/challenging/scary about communicating with younger generations? #grantchat

Q3: What do you think is similar between millennials & other generations in giving? #grantchat

Q4: What do you think is different between millennials & other generations in giving or volunteering? #grantchat

Q5: What are some things your org. has done to illustrate your work online?  #grantchat

Q6: What are volunteer roles for which you’d like to engage gens X & Y? (or be engaged if you are those gens) #grantchat

Q7: What are some hurdles keeping your org. using or increasing use of new tools to communicate w/ younger donors/volunteers? #grantchat

Q8: What are some goals/metrics you use to measure the success of your digital marketing/outreach? #grantchat

Q9: How could you leverage your already committed volunteers or board members to engage younger donors digitally? #grantchat

Q10: What new way to communicate has today’s #grantchat inspire you to try or look into?  #grantchat

Join our Grantchat Facebook Group to get the check in question and to keep the discussion going!

We’re looking forward to having you join @Grant_Chat at 12 Noon ET. Sponsored by SmartEGrants @smartegrants

Guest:  @emthesooner

Host: Jo Miller, GPC (@jm_grants).


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