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Saturday, October 29 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Meeting major donors: How to get in the room with the right people

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Join Kimberly Griffin, Publisher and Chief Revenue Office of Mississippi Free Press, Kari Mitchell, Executive Director of the Dallas Free Press and Kimberly Spencer, Senior Director of Development at Capital B News, as they share best practices on how to get in front of major donor prospects, and how to prepare for your first meeting.

Session audience and takeaways:

  • This session is for development directors, founders, board members and any team member  responsible for fundraising. 
  • Attendees will leave this panel with fundraising tools, resources and tactics  they can immediately implement.

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Kimberly Spencer

Capital B & Myself
Kimberly Spencer currently oversees fundraising at Capital B. She has spent her career working with mission-based organizations to raise strategic support and increase brand awareness. She has held a variety of leadership and fundraising roles. Growing up in rural Maine she has seen... Read More →
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Kimberly Griffin

Mississippi Free Press
Kimberly Griffin is the Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer for the Mississippi Free Press, which she co-founded in March 2020. Kimberly led her team’s participation in the Meta Membership Accelerator, where they created and implemented the MFP VIP Club membership program. Kimberly... Read More →
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Keri Mitchell

Dallas Free Press
Keri Mitchell launched Dallas Free Press in early 2020 with the belief that all neighborhoods deserve reporting and storytelling that values their community and holds leaders accountable. She cut her teeth at daily newspapers in the exurbs of Houston, then spent 15 years dedicated... Read More →

Saturday October 29, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am CDT
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