The Power of the Pen: Creating Fundraising Messages to Engage Your Donors


Cameron Murray, Museum Administrator, Bonner County History Museum
Doug Jenzen, Executive Director, Dunes Center
Eowyn Bates, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, San Diego Natural History Museum
Anna Schember, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Curators’ Circle, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art


Dulce Kersting-Lark, Executive Director, Latah County Historical Society


  • Business

Have you ever sat down to draft an annual fundraising campaign letter only to realize the words just won’t seem to materialize on the page? Has writer’s block ever stymied your efforts to craft the perfect request for support of a special project? Do you sometimes struggle to translate passion for your museum into a compelling message? If you answered yes to any of the above, this session is for you! Learn from a panel of professionals representing museums of all sizes, and take away tips for engaging donors.