Virtual Donor Event Bootcamp

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Virtual Donor Event Bootcamp

Bootcamp for fundraisers & organizational leaders to engage prospects, donors & alumni on Zoom! 4 Interactive weekly sessions & Lab!

By Tanja Sarett, M.A., CFRE, CVF

When and where

Date and time

February 16, 2021 · 9am - March 16, 2021 · 10:30am PST



Refund Policy

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About this event

Time to get in front of your prospects, donors, and alumni during social-distancing. Let's ramp up your online donor events in 2021! Create sparks online and engage your funders.

Experience how to turn Zoom into an innovative donor engagement and cultivation platform!

Learn how to design online experiences for your donors, prospects, and alumni during times of social distancing. Connect with your donors in meaningful and memorable ways to weather Year 2 of Covid.

In this Bootcamp training, you will learn and experience live interactive and engaging virtual alternatives to your thoughtfully crafted in-person cultivation events where personal connections can be made and future giving decisions formed.


  1. Ideas on how to cultivate donors, alumni, and prospects in the virtual space
  2. Interactive facilitation techniques to spark conversations and connections online
  3. Suggestions for creating personal and inclusive moments on Zoom
  4. Templates to use for your own virtual donor cultivation events
  5. Hands-on tips on how to leverage Zoom breakout rooms and chat
  6. Online tools to integrate into your Zoom events

And Connections with colleagues!


Live Training Sessions on ZOOM on Tuesdays 12PM -1:30PM EST

Session 1 (Tues, 2/16): Virtual Networking & Donor Cultivation Event Opportunities

Session 2 (Tues, 2/23): Techniques for Meaningful Donor Conversations on Zoom

Session 3 (Tues, 3/2): Interactive Presentation Ideas That Engage Donors

Session 4 (Tues, 3/9): Virtual Event Design Tips That Move The Needle

Bonus Session (Tues, 3/16): Tech Lab To Test Zoom Features


"This was a great way to learn how to use ZOOM to interface with donors and the community. It was also a great networking opportunity. Terrific job!" Executive in Albany, NY

"I was so inspired. It really opened my mind to possibilities that I had not considered. Loved the Breakout ideas and virtual parlor meeting." National Director of Development, NYC

"It was amazing!" National Foundation Relationship Manager, NYC


Tanja Sarett, MA, CFRE, CVF, is a global fundraising consultant, facilitator, and executive coach based in New York / New Jersey. She activates team-centered innovation and creative and synergistic solutions for visionary organizations and philanthropies. Tanja is an onsite and virtual facilitator, trainer and executive coach, an AFP Master Trainer and a 21/64 Multigenerational Giving Advisor. She brings to her work a wide range of collaborative and creative techniques from IDEO Design Thinking, Liberating Structures, the Technology of Participation, and the Agile community. Tanja Sarett is the founder of Synergies Created | Synergies in Philanthropy Consulting and the creator of the “Virtual Donor Cultivation Events” training. Website:


Be in touch with any questions you may have or to find out about group discounts. You can reach me at


Synergies Created | Synergies in Philanthropy Consulting in partnership with Planned Giving Advisors.


Cancellation before February 10 will receive a full refund. Cancellations after Feb 11th will receive a 75% refund. The refund will not include the administrative ticket fee.

About the organizer

Tanja Sarett, M.A, CFRE, is a certified virtual facilitator, executive coach, and international fundraising and philanthropy consultant. As a life-long learner and explorer of new opportunities, she brings techniques and tools from IDEO Design Thinking, Liberating Structures, the Technology of Participation, and the agile community to her work with professionals and teams. Tanja is an AFP Master Trainer and 21/64 Multigenerational Giving Advisor, and the founder of Synergies Created | Synergies in Philanthropy Consulting.