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Win with FDO


An essential component of any fundraising proposal is a compelling need statement. Building a compelling case demonstrates that you understand an issue and can communicate to funders exactly why your organization is prepared to make an impact. Research and statistics can help you make your case, but need to be positioned with a sense of urgency. In this recorded webinar, author and expert grant reviewer Cheryl Kester of the Kester Group shared winning strategies for citing research in your next proposal.

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Qualifies for
1.5 CFRE points


  • Understand the components of an effective needs statement
  • Identify credible sources of research and statistics
  • Learn strategies for citing research and statistics in your proposal narrative

Intended Audience

All levels of experience
CEOs, executive directors, upper management
Fundraising & development staff


Cheryl Kester Principal The Kester Group View Bio