Welcome to the Allied Media Conference 2015! 
Saturday, June 20 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
People-Powered Movements: Individual Donor Programs

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Within the current funding and political climate, many groups are struggling to fund and resource their work in a sustainable way. In this session, we will look at the history and principles of grassroots fundraising within social justice movements and share lessons and stories of building individual donor work and programs, including a case study of a successful sustainer program. Participants will walk away with theory, skills, strategies and next steps for building sustainable individual donor work.

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Allison Budschalow

Allison hails from Philly where she was born and raised as part of the Kalmyk Mongol diaspora. She is a mama of color with a history of working on movement building in the U.S. Most recently, she focuses on how grassroots fundraising can support radical organizing and community building... Read More →

Ryan Li Dahlstrom

Ryan Li Dahlstrom has worked at the intersections of LGBTQ, youth, and anti-violence movements for over a decade as a fundraiser, organizer, and facilitator. He's currently a collective staff member at GIFT. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, doing Crossfit, and being an Uncle... Read More →

Crystal Middlestadt

Crystal lives in Denver, CO and has several years experience as a grassroots fundraiser within anti-violence and social justice movements. Crystal has developed successful grassroots fundraising campaigns and contributed to the Grassroots Fundraising Journal.
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Tanya Mote

Su Teatro
Tanya Mote is the Associate Director at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center where she has practiced for 20 years to become a better grassroots fundraiser, facilitator, and cultural organizer. For four years, she has served as a track coordinator along with several colleagues... Read More →

Saturday June 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
State Hall: Room 208
  Panel - Presentation