Jack Silverstein

Jack Silverstein began his fundraising career as a student in London, Ontario, canvassing for the Cancer Society and has never looked back. He has brought his passion, creativity, and flair for raising money to Carleton University, the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, Executive Director of the Annual Campaign for the Jewish Federation of Ottawa and President of the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation, and as the Vice President of Financial Development for the National Capital Region YMCA-YWCA. His consulting firm, YUCKS Enterprises specializes in canvasser training, as well as Developments Audits.

  • Leads YUCKS Enterprises, a consulting firm specializing in canvasser training and development audits
  • Spent years with a consulting firm, running numerous capital campaigns
  • Served as Executive Director of the Annual Campaign for the Jewish Federation of Ottawa and President of the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation
  • Previously Vice President of Financial Development for the National Capital Region YMCA-YWCA
  • Began his fundraising career as a student in London, Ontario, canvassing for the Cancer Society
  • Author of Tales From the Trenches – What I Learned from 25 years in Fundraising
Jack Silverstein

Courses available by Jack Silverstein

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  1. Top Tips And Tricks For Small Nonprofits
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    Top Tips And Tricks For Small Nonprofits

    Nonprofit leadership expert Jack Silverstein will share the most valuable tips from his practical small-shop experience. You will learn how to use your organization’s size as an advantage.

    What You'll Learn

    • Tips to work smarter, not harder
    • When to bring in consultants
    • Development team assessments
    • How to get the best bang for the buck
    • And much more!
  2. The Do’s And Don’ts Of Giving Clubs And Donor Societies
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    The Do’s And Don’ts Of Giving Clubs And Donor Societies

    Fundraising expert Jack Silverstein will explain when to use a donor club and when to avoid it. You will learn how to implement a giving society and how to promote it.

    What You'll Learn

    • How do giving clubs vary among different types of charities?
    • What are the costs and benefits of these clubs?
    • What types of clubs should you consider?
    • How has the pandemic era changed the outlook on clubs?
    • How do giving clubs tie in with donor recognition?
    • What are the dos and don’ts of giving societies/donor clubs?
  3. 10 New Ways To Increase Revenue In 2022
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    10 New Ways To Increase Revenue In 2022

    Internationally recognized author and fundraiser Jack Silverstein will show you how to maximize your fundraising results for 2022.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can stewardship improve your organization’s future?
    • What specific steps can you take to increase each revenue stream?
    • Events
    • Direct mail
    • Annual giving
    • Major donations
    • Deferred giving
  4. Best Ways To Thank Your Donors
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    Best Ways To Thank Your Donors

    Internationally recognized author and fundraiser Jack Silverstein help you get in the mindset of gratitude for 2022. You will learn how to use thanks to spur future donations.

    What You'll Learn

    • Who should you thank?
    • Who should do the thanking?
    • When should you send thanks?
    • How can you most effectively send thanks?
    • What mistakes should you avoid?
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    Best Ways To Thank Your Donors
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  5. Is It Worth It? How To Do A Cost Analysis Of Your Fundraising Event
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    Is It Worth It? How To Do A Cost Analysis Of Your Fundraising Event
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period.

    Internationally recognized author and fundraiser Jack Silverstein help you get in the mindset of gratitude for 2022. You will learn how to use thanks to spur future donations.

    You will receive a powerful worksheet to simplify this analysis.

    What You'll Learn

    • How do fundraising and friendraising differ?
    • What are the hidden costs of fundraising events?
    • How can you examine previous events to predict future returns?
    • What new perspective should you have when considering future events?

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