Cultivate Connections: Elevate Donor Relationships through Strategic Communication and Turnkey Tools

Join The Philanthropy Coach Founder, Hannah Berger, and Communications Consultant, Maggie Stillman, for a workshop that will help you make your donor communications more consistent, and less burdensome for your team.

This session will cover:

  • The basics of effective donor stewardship – when to communicate with supporters and how
  • Shifting mindset from acknowledging to embracing donors – creating communications that involve donors as partners in your mission and work
  • Creating evergreen communication tools that will simplify your donor stewardship process forever!

Key Takeaways:

  • An understanding of effective donor communications
  • Tried and true techniques to immediately improve your donor communications and stewardship efforts
  • A framework for establishing a donor communications schedule
  • Templates for donor acknowledgment letters and a new donor welcome packet


Hannah Berger, MPA, CFRE
President, The Philanthropy Coach

Hannah provides coaching and consulting that is derived from 20+ years of experience as a professional fundraiser, non-profit executive, campaign consultant and board member. In 2021, after a decade of consulting as “a side hustle” in addition to full-time senior Development positions, Hannah founded The Philanthropy Coach, a boutique nonprofit management and fundraising consulting firm that aims to leave every client organization permanently improved.

Hannah has proudly supported dozens of nonprofit organizations in raising more than $150M, specializing in major expansion campaigns, board recruitment and development, development audits, program restructuring initiatives and the creation of strategic development plans.

Hannah has been a trainer for Fundraising Academy since 2018 and is the current Co-President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater LA Chapter.

Maggie Stillman
Marketing and Communications Consultant, The Philanthropy Coach

Maggie Stillman is a communications professional with experience in social media marketing, digital and print communication, and donor relations.

Through her work, Maggie combines her marketing and communications skills with her passion for community building through storytelling and has used her expertise to support nonprofits in New York and Los Angeles.

Maggie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Hunter College, CUNY, and a certification in Nonprofit Marketing and Communications from Arizona State University.

When not working, Maggie enjoys singing in choir, creating art (especially watercolor paintings), and spending time with her cat Milo.