Fundraising for Introverts: How to be Successful When You Just Want to Go Home
 [Master Class Webinar] On Demand
Myth: You must be outgoing, extroverted, and the life of the party to bring in big gifts. Reality: Everyone can be successful at fundraising. This presentation brings together three successful fundraisers who will share their highlights (and lowlights) as introverts in a world of extroverts. Throw out your old way of thinking because introverts have special skills that are highly valuable when it comes to building relationships and raising dollars.

You'll learn:

  • How to manage daily tasks that can be challenging for introverts
  • Unique ways to raise money when it doesn't come naturally to you 
  • Ideas to gain the confidence to try new things to become a successful fundraiser 
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Vinney Arora
Principal, The Arora Collective

Vinney Arora is founder of The Arora Collective, where he and his team help organizations realize their growth opportunities by increasing efficiency, visibility, and supporter engagement. In 2014, Vinney co-founded, an organization that hosts birthday parties for low-income children. In 2015, Vinney was awarded the “Young Innovator” award from Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County, for his work as a donor relations director of a local nonprofit. He currently serves on the Board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Silicon Valley Chapter.

Ann-Marie Meacham
CFRE & Fundraising Consultant, Meacham Communications, Inc. 

Ann-Marie Meacham has 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, having raised more than $6.5M for various causes. Her extensive experience includes serving as development director for InnVision, as a budget analyst for the City of San José, and as executive director of the Fremont Union High Schools Foundation, where she doubled the size of the board. She was president of the AFP Silicon Valley Chapter in 2016 and is a CFRE.

Matthew Taylor Siegel
CFRE and Director of Development, College of Humanities & the Arts - San Jose State University 

Matthew Taylor Siegel has over 17 years of experience in fundraising. He is the director of development for the College of Humanities and the Arts at San José State University. His prior experience includes positions at the San José Museum of Art and Sacred Heart Community Service. Additionally, he is vice president of development for the AFP Silicon Valley Chapter, a graduate of Santa Clara University, and a CFRE.