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The Ask

November 5th 2020 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Fee $ 25.00

This session is for those who want to build and/or improve their skills and tools around the ask. We will learn and practice using questions, the art of listening, engaging donors, and asking for commitments.



  • Free for members of Colorado Nonprofit Association (must be logged in for discount on Regular price)
  • $25.00 standard
Event Description
Learning Objectives

  • Participants will learn about the sales process around an ask

  • Participants will learn how to simply organize their visit/ask for success

  • Participants will practice different ways to ask


The Ask is for Executive Directors and Development Professionals and Teams – Those responsible for being in the field making asks on a regular basis.

Level of Difficulty

Beginner - Intermediate = 0 -  5 years of experience in the field

Learn more about levels of difficulty

Mike Gemm is the Founder and CEO of Gemm Consulting, an organization committed to dramatically improving the impact of non-profits through improved fundraising, accurate financial data, and transformational coaching for leaders and their teams. Mike has helped organizations raise over $60M+ raised for clients, both directly “in the field” making asks, and coaching clients to get those results in every sub-sector, with annual budgets from $30,000 to $15 Billion, and everything in between. Throughout his career, Mike has been recognized as a catalyst, sharing his contagious enthusiasm for life and constant improvement. He and his wife, Jessica, have two sons Nathaniel and Xander. He’s passionate about training and coaching, personal development, and seeing people reach their potential.

Qualifies for Excellence in Nonprofit Principles and Practices. Completion of a post-training evaluation is required for this training to count toward recognition. 


Event Custom Fields
Training/Event Topic Fundraising
Training Medium Online
Event Region Statewide

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