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Northwest Washington Igniting Philanthropy Luncheon - Wonder Word: How Smart Words Make for Smarter Fundraising - Walk-ins Welcome
Bellingham Golf & Country Club
3729 Meridian Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
United States
Thursday, February 08, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM PDT
Category: Northwest WA Igniting Philanthropy

Pre-registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome as always.


Member: $40
Non-member: $50
On-site: $60 

This program is eligible for 1.5 CFRE credit hours. Please note that you are required to self track your own credit hours.

Program Summary: 

Make 2018 a breakthrough year at your nonprofit . Join renowned regional expert Erica Mills for this fast-paced, research-rich session. Get your messaging ready for this opportunity to engage more donors more deeply in your mission. Fine tune existing messaging and discover new ways to communicate that will maximize the impact of every word you use. Take a deeper look at communication through a diversity, equity, inclusion, and access lens to support the critical need for all organizations to provide accessible, equitable programs and services.


Erica Mills, Claxon Marketing

Erica Mills is a lecturer at the University of Washington and Director of the Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits & Philanthropy at the UW’s Evans School of Public Affairs & Governance. As CEO of Claxon and President of Claxon University, Erica teaches nonprofits how to use better words to create a better world. Erica is author of Pitchfalls: why bad pitches happen to good people and creator of The Wordifier, an online tool based on the only primary research available on how nonprofits use language. 

Northwest Washington Igniting Philanthropy Series - All Levels

This series is for fundraising professionals in Whatcom County, Skagit County, and the surrounding area to showcase engaging programs and resources for fundraising leadership in the Northwest. 

Contact: Advancement Northwest Office - or (206) 971-3605