On Demand Archive: Gift Clubs and Societies

Recorded on December 13, 2016 (75 minutes)


Everyone likes being a valued member of a worthwhile group. Gift societies are a great way to remind your donors that they belong to something important. Whether you're working to upgrade someone's giving level, steward leadership donors or recognize loyal support, gift societies and gift clubs can help you achieve your goal.

Register online for your entire team to learn how to effectively utilize gift societies as part of your annual giving strategy. 

This recording is eligible for 1.25 points of CFRE credit. 


  • Strategies for using gift societies for qualification, solicitation and stewardship
  • Methods for measuring the impact of your giving societies
  • Tips for collaborating across your division and campus to improve the engagement and solicitation of your best donors through gift societies
  • Examples that have worked at other institution
  • And more
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    Ben Rupp

    About the Presenter

    Ben Rupp is the Executive Director of Annual Giving at Gettysburg College, where he oversees all annual giving programs. Previously, he served as the Director of Athletic Fundraising at Gettysburg College and has also held positions in development and marketing at the American Red Cross and a minor league baseball franchise. He's an active member of STAFF (Sharing the Annual Fund Fundamentals) and holds a B.A. in Journalism from Penn State University.