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For Impact Funding Boot Camp: Los Angeles, CA

The Suddes Group | For Impact

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 2:30 PM (PDT)

For Impact Funding Boot Camp: Los Angeles, CA

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Super Early Bird Jun 1, 2019 $915.00 $33.62
Full Price Registration Aug 30, 2019 $995.00 $36.42

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Boot Camp Overview

Spend two days exploring the For Impact Point of View and Sales Process. The For Impact Funding Boot Camp is focused on frameworks and skill building. You will leave with the knowledge you need to simplify your message, create a funding rationale, and take your organization to the next level. 

This experience is perfect for our organizational alums, or for anyone looking to hone his or her individual skills. It's designed to be a huge personal and professional development opportunity!

This high-energy, two-day session is focused on:

  • How to execute against a sales process (for major gifts, campaign gifts, transformational gifts, etc)
  • How to build and maximize relationships
  • How to build and lead an effective team
  • How to ask, close and follow-up

At Boot Camp, we cover:

  • The For Impact Point of View, which includes
    • A change in vocab
    • The entrepreneurial spirit
    • Design-thinking (lots of VISUAL at this camp)
  • Frameworks and tools to: 
    • Clarify your vision
    • Simplify your message
    • Articulate priorities and case for support
    • Design captivating engagement tools
    • Identify, prioritize and strategize prospects
    • Engage leadership (including your board)

  •  The Sales Process - in depth:
    • How to make a presentation
      **Watch For Impact team members role play several ask scenarios with an opportunity for follow-up questions and discussion**
    • How to have a dialogue and work through objections / tough questions
    • How to get to a roadmap on every visit
    • How to know what to ask for
    • How to train others on your team (using the sales frameworks)

Participants will receive:

  • Engagement Tool examples
  • Selling tool kit (example letters, scripts, call memos)
  • Three months of access to our online video learning platform (value $495)

See our FAQs below for additional information. 


  • Super Early Bird (ends June 1, 2019) - $915/attendee
  • Early Bird Registration (ends July 1, 2019) - $945/attendee
  • Full Price Registration - $995/attendee
Discounts are available for alumni organizations and for organizations sending at least 4 participants. Please contact Nicole Winfield for a discount code to use during registration (  or 614-352-2505). 


What are the start and end times each day?

Networking and light breakfast begin at 8:00 AM each day. Boot Camp will start promptly at 8:30 AM each day. Day 1 ends at 4:30 PM; Day 2 ends at 2:30pm.


When should I arrive in Los Angeles?

Plan to arrive in LA the night before Boot Camp begins.  You will be able to make a return flight anytime after 6:00 pm on the second day of training.


Which airport is the closest?

We recommend flying into LAX


What are my transport options for getting to Boot Camp?

Rental Car, Cab, Uber or walking! :) 


Will there be meals provided? 

Your training registration includes a light breakfast and lunch on both days as well as hot and cold beverages and snacks available throughout the day.  Please notify us upon your registration of any food allergies or special dietary needs.


Where should I stay? 

Convene recommends: The Hotel Indigo, The Freehand, The NoMad or Hotel Figueroa.

There are however a lot of options in the Downtown LA area.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Nicole Winfield at, or 614-352-2505. 

Have questions about For Impact Funding Boot Camp: Los Angeles, CA? Contact The Suddes Group | For Impact

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Convene LA
777 S. Figueroa
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 2:30 PM (PDT)

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