Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM PDT
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Union Club of British Columbia 
McKenzie Room
805 Gordon Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1Z6

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Monica Powell 
AFP Vancouver Island 

Improv Skills for Fundraising Professionals 

Add new tools to your fundraising toolbelt by learning some tricks, techniques, and truths from the world of improvisation. In meetings with our donors and funders we need to be active listeners who are agile and able to turn on a dime as needs change or when the meeting starts to go in a direction we didn’t anticipate. Take home warm up activities that will get you and your team in the collaborative mind set for a meeting. Learn how to better “be in the moment” and keep your cool, even when you’re sweating on the inside. Part of this presentation will be interactive and “on your feet” so come ready to move, interact, and have fun playing games that will change the way you approach your work.


11:30 – 12:00 pm – Registration and networking

12:00 – 12:15 pm – Presentation

12:15 – 1:15 pm – Group work

1:15 – 1:30 pm Q&A


Lunch is included

AFP Members - $50

Non-Members - $75

CFRE Credits: 2  


Please register by Friday September  21, 2018

About the Speaker

Nicole Malcolm

Nicole Malcolm is the Development & Recruitment Manager for the Canadian College of PerformingArts (CCPA). A passionate advocate for the role of arts & culture in our communities, she was a participant OPERA AMERICA's 2017 Leadership Intensive in NYC and has previously been active in the BC cultural scene as part of the leadership for Pacific Opera Victoria (POV), Paper Street Theatre Co, TedX Victoria, and the Victoria Spoken Word Festival. An improviser/storyteller for 19 years, she performs regularly with Paper Street Theatre Co, the D&D Improv Show and Victoria’s Improv Cabaret; she is also a regional judge / adjudicator for the Canadian Improv Games. ‘Officially’ a fundraiser and member of AFP since 2012, she is currently completing her MA in Community Development through the University of Victoria.