Solicitation Process

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About this Course: Solicitation Process

This the longest and most involved course offered through CDPOnline. This gets to the nuts and bolts of the solicitation process, including: identifying potential partners, cultivating a sustainable relationship with them, and actually “making the ask.” You will learn to use a method for growing and strengthening your relationship with any individual partner or group. This is not about manipulation or fads, but a proven process that honors people and their purpose in fulfilling Kingdom work here on earth.

We Want You To:

  • Learn the seven steps of the solicitation process.
  • Apply the solicitation process to a strategy within your ministry.
  • Learn how to “bridge,” to keep the relationship positive and growing.
  • Apply “bridging” to at least two strategies within your ministry.
  • Learn five ways to continue conversations and relationships with individuals even if they’ve declined your request for a donation.
  • Identify basic database needs to support the Solicitation process.
  • Assess your ministry’s current database and IT “health”.
  • Learn how to structure your database so it helps you grow your relationships.
  • Learn how to Prioritize database and/or IT changes and improvements.

Personalized Feedback

A member of our expert CDP team will review all your submitted projects and provide personalized feedback on your progress.  Every project uses your ministry as the example. We will help you refine, enhance, and strengthen your plans. Your Course Instructor is easily contacted through messaging whenever you have questions or need help.

Recognize Your Achievement

You will earn your Badge in The Solicitation Process when you successfully complete all assignments and projects in this Course. Gain your Certification by earning all seven of the Certified Development Professional Badges.

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If you aren’t satisfied within 14 days of enrolling, we will refund your tuition.

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