Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM PDT
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Bankhead Theater
2400 First Street
Livermore, CA 94550

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Kathy Young, TVNPA President 
Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance
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TVNPA sincerely thanks our July program sponsor!




Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance

Psychology of the Donor:
The Secret to Strong & Lasting Relationships

Thursday, September 13, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

No cost to attend!

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What goes through the minds of donors when they are deciding what to give? How can you influence the level and type of commitment that donors make to your organization?

Join TVNPA Member Shaké Sulikyan to learn more about engaging and re-engaging donors, building solid relationships and influencing donor decisions. Shaké will discuss the importance of meaningful communication with donors and the need to create multiple approaches to dealing with donors. Additionally, Shaké will share strategies that can help you overcome the varied political and personality-based obstacles of building and maintaining profitable relationships.

About Our Speaker:

Shaké Sulikyan, a nationally recognized non-profit leader, has raised millions of dollars for universities and non-profit organizations throughout the United States. As Executive Director of ValleyCare Charitable Foundation (VCCF), she launched Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare’s Campaign for Stroke Care, the Hospital’s largest campaign to date.

Prior to joining VCCF in 2016, Shaké was a fundraising consultant who helped non-profits raise funds to carry out their missions. She has also served as the Senior Director of Annual Giving at Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA) overseeing a multifaceted annual giving program that raised over $4 million per year. Her decades-long career as a fundraiser has included roles at colleges, academic and community medicine organizations, and social service agencies on both coasts.

Shaké also has a long-standing career in volunteer roles. Her contributions include leading workshops and training sessions nationwide and serving on professional organization boards. Shaké serves on the TVNPA Program Committee, the Executive Board of Arroyo Seco PTA, and is a volunteer with Valley Children’s Museum in Dublin. She lives in Livermore with her husband and young son.


It's easy to register!

TVNPA Monthly Meetings are always open to the community at large at no cost.

There is no fee to attend TVNPA's monthly meetings. Membership in the alliance is not required to participate. Pre-registration is preferred, but not required! We encourage you to bring your colleagues. Simply add additional colleagues when you register for the event.

Public transportation to the Bankhead Theater is available:

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Free parking is available in the Livermore Valley Center parking structure, located across Railroad Ave. from the Bankhead Theater and adjacent to the Livermore Transit Center.

We look forward to seeing you there!