LLAMA Webinar: “Conversations with Donors: How to Talk About Gift Planning"

Wednesday, 1/27/2016
  • 2:30 PM-4:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 1:30 PM-3:00 PM (Central)
  • 12:30 PM-2:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 11:30 AM-1:00 PM (Pacific)

Ever have a donor tell you that she "wishes she could do more"? Effective fundraisers welcome such statements, but they are just the beginning of a much greater conversation. The Library Leadership and Management Association’s Fundraising and Financial Development Section (LLAMA-FRFDS) will present “Conversations with Donors: How to Talk About Gift Planning," on Wed., Jan. 27, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Central time). This webinar explores what to say in order to continue the conversation and how to introduce gift planning concepts to donors. Included are a series of case studies, examples of collaboration and an overview of some of the most common gift vehicles.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Learn about the most effective gift planning strategies.
  • Be introduced to a gift planning tool kit.
  • Learn about legacy gifts and how they can fit into fundraising plans for the library.

Who Should Attend

Development and advancement staff, directors, and deans at academic and public libraries.


Dani Dawson is the Senior Director of Gift Planning at the University of California, San Diego.



LLAMA member $49;

Non-LLAMA member $59;

LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199;

Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239

Student: $29

How to Register

Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).


Can’t attend the live event?  No problem! If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

Tech Requirements

This webinar uses GoToWebinar software, which may require a small download, but is easily accessed by PC and MAC platforms.


For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org

About the Library Leadership and Management Association
The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.