Presentation on theme: "Planting and Nurturing the Membership Garden Presented by Mark Levin, CAE, CSP President, B. A. I., Inc. and Executive Vice President Chain Link Fence."— Presentation transcript:
Planting and Nurturing the Membership Garden Presented by Mark Levin, CAE, CSP President, B. A. I., Inc. and Executive Vice President Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute
apathy 1. lack of emotion or feeling 2. lack of interest
Are Todays Members/Prospects Really Apathetic? Source: The Independent Sector Giving & Volunteering in America - 89% of American households gave to a nonprofit - 44% of adults did some volunteer work - of the 56% who didn t, most said no one asked me - 71% said if they were asked, they would serve
empathy understanding anothers feelings or motives membership empathy they believe you understand their situation
1. Understand the Challenges of Todays Membership Marketplace
In todays environment, people value TIME as much (or more) than money.
IMAGE and IMPACT are two critical factors in getting and keeping members and supporters
Face the facts-most of your members arent going to SHOW UP!