"In the Donors' Mind" is the latest offering of innovative and stimulating workshops and presentations on fundraising and development for professionals, volunteers, boards and executive leadership. It is the perfect event for AFP chapters, community foundations and their nonprofit grantees, and individual charitable organizations from United Ways, federations, cultural, and environmental nonprofits. University development teams will find this information particularly valuable to their development and fundraising initiatives.

"1" The Presentation

This engaging presentation highlights the research in behavioral economics and psychology that influences why and how people give. It demonstrates how nonprofits can alter their fundraising techniques and approaches to dramatically improve fundraising success. Through visuals, video and data, the audience quickly captures the essence of the scientific research a data that predicts human behavior. (1-2 hours)

"2" The Workshop

This half-day session includes The Presentation and allows participants to delve further into the how to apply the conclusions of evidence-based research to their specific organizational needs and priorities. Come away from the session with ideas to implement in the next email, letter, call or meeting. (half- to full-day)

Conference Speaking

In the Donor's Mind is a new engaging and entertaining way to think about our donors and how we cultivate, solicit and steward our donors.

More audience comments from "Science of Giving" workshops:

"Mansoor gave an expert analysis of now using both your heart and your mind can improve your fundraising. His analysis of studies and personal experience were enriching and practical."

"Mansoor's presentation was engaging, informative, persuasive and benefited from his obvious enthusiasm and passion for divining the intersection of behavioral determinants and philanthropic action."

"Dan was very thoughtful, experienced, funny and friendly. He has a very easy going nature for this serious subject matter."

"Longer time; it felt like Dan had so much to share but not enough time to do so."

"Good luck topping this."