How can I…

…inspire donors to make their best gifts?
…tighten the time between solicitations?
…prepare campus leaders to get involved?

Get these answers and more at our Summer Intensives, designed to help you build skills at every stage of the gift cycle.


The 1.5-day workshop covers:

  • Portfolio analysis and management
  • Understanding wealth and philanthropy
  • Getting appointments and conducting discovery/qualification meetings
  • Developing effective engagement and solicitation strategies
  • Preparing volunteers and leaders to participate
  • Learning asking and closing skills
  • Managing your time for success


For College/University Gift Officers

July 10-11, 2019
Day 1 – 8:30-5
Day 2 – 8:30-12

Gleacher Center
Booth School of Business
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Client fee: $1,399
Non-client fee: $1,699


For Independent School Gift Officers

July 18-19, 2019
Day 1 – 8:30-5
Day 2 – 8:30-12

Governor’s Academy
Newburyport, MA

Fee: $1,300


Fees cover the workshop, all course materials, and meals.

Who Should Attend?

New gift officers or those who may have missed your on-campus workshop. Consider sending a team of gift officers!


Marriott Courtyard River North

Fairfield Inn by Marriott (Amesbury, MA)

Mention Washburn & McGoldrick to receive a discounted rate.

And Don’t Forget…

We can come to you! We can bring our Intensives to your campus or design a custom session that meets your needs. Click here for more information.