Ready-Set-Go: Making the Ask!

  • June 15, 2021
  • 1:00 PM
  • Webinar, 1PM EST/12PM CST/11AM MST/10AM PST


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About the Webinar

Join Debbie Sontupe, President of Match Nonprofit Consulting, to tackle the nerve-inducing role of asking for money.  Debbie will break down into keys steps what many find to be the most difficult aspect of fundraising – from the donor preparation work to securing the meeting and finally making the ask.  Follow these strategies for a successful donor “ask” – before, during and after.

PLEASE NOTE: The webinar begins at 1PM EST/ 12PM CST/ 11 AM MST/ 10AM PST.

About the Speaker

Debbie Sontupe, President
Match Nonprofit Consulting

With close to 30 years experience in fundraising, communications and non- profit management in both the nonprofit and higher education sectors, Debbie Sontupe provides consulting services and project-based leadership in helping organizations in the areas of building and managing development programs, campaigns, major gift fundraising, board development, alumni relations, annual fundraising efforts and public relations.  Debbie served as the Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Mercy College in NY. Prior to joining Mercy, Debbie provided campaign direction at Rutgers University where she was responsible for the planning and operations of the largest campaign in university history, a $1 billion comprehensive campaign initiative. In addition to her higher education experience, Debbie has served in several leadership roles in the YMCA, where she held the positions of vice president of operations as well as the vice president of marketing and development.  She also served as a national trainer in all aspects of fund development for YMCA of the USA. She currently serves on many nonprofit boards and has served as board member for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, NJ Chapter and chaired the state-wide conference in 2004.  She recently earned her Certification of Education Foundation Leadership from National University. Debbie earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University and holds a master of Education from the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University.


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