“Evolving Connections” is a dynamic webinar tailored for professional fundraisers seeking innovative solutions in leadership, cultural competency, relationship building, and strategic marketing. With an emphasis on actionable tools and best practices, this interactive session guides participants through the current fundraising landscape.
Attendees will engage with specific strategies, learn from real-world applications, and discover how ARCHITECT’s customized offerings can further amplify their success. This webinar isn’t just a guide; it’s a toolkit, designed to equip leaders and nonprofits with essential skills and a clear path to engage with ongoing support.   Learning Objectives:
• Understand the Modern Fundraising Landscape: Recognize the current trends, challenges, and opportunities in nonprofit leadership, cultural competency, marketing, and relationship building.
• Cultivate Transformative Leadership Skills: Utilize tools for self-assessment, coaching, and alignment with organizational mission and goals.
• Develop Cultural Competency in Fundraising: Apply techniques for engaging diverse donors, utilizing inclusive language, and approaching fundraising with cultural empathy.
• Master Strategic Marketing Practices: Implement storytelling templates, leverage digital channels, and use data to make informed decisions.
Speaker Lauren Tudor
Meet Lauren Elyse Tudor, CAP®-designated owner of ARCHITECT Brand + Design Collective. A fundraiser and strategist, Lauren's a champion for diverse philanthropy. Through ARCHITECT, she employs storytelling and inclusive strategies to boost non-profits. With an impressive track record including leadership roles at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, YWCA, United Way, and the campaign to re-elect President Obama, she's also a board member for Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region. Her expertise spans fundraising, brand management, community building, and social justice advocacy, bringing curiosity and courage to every endeavor.
Host Kate Kramer
Kate Kramer has over 15 years of development and marketing experience. As the Partner Marketing Manager at Bloomerang, she continues to support organizations that are mission-driven and that positively impact the world. In her previous role as Foundation Manager for the VRMC Foundation, she managed the annual giving programs, including special events and mailing appeals, assisted and oversaw the annual budget and marketing plans, and managed a major gift donor portfolio of over 150 donors.