Develop Your Sphere of Influence

Michelle Bauer
Michelle Bauer shares strategies to develop a sphere of influence for nonprofits. Learn to identify key donors, engage board members, and optimize matching gifts during campaigns.
November 12, 2020

Michelle Bauer is the Author of "Jesse Was Here: More Lasagna, Please" and a strong advocate in the world of type 1 diabetes. Michelle has been the director for 3 nonprofits, produced the documentary, "Triabetes; the Science of Inspiration", been on several boards and currently sits as Program Chair on the Leadership Council at Beyond Type 1.

Beyond Type 1 is a nonprofit organization changing what it means to live with diabetes. Through platforms, programs, resources, and grants, Beyond Type 1 is uniting the global diabetes community and providing solutions to improve lives today. Founded in 2015 with a focus on education, advocacy and the path to a cure for Type 1 diabetes, Beyond Type 1 has grown to also include programs for those with Type 2 diabetes. A new model of philanthropy, Beyond Type 1 aims to change what it means to live with chronic illness.

Three Key Session Takeaways:

  1. How to identify your donors by capacity to give and put them in a "sphere of influence
  2. How to get your board members to participate in an influence brainstorm
  3. How to use your sphere to do optimize matching gifts during Giving Tuesday campaigns
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