Tom Iselin 

Nonprofit Strategist, Writer, Speaker 

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KEYNOTE AND CONFERENCE SPEAKING

Expect an EDGE OF YOUR SEAT  Performance!

​Tom Delivers. He speaks at dozens of conferences a year to thousands of nonprofit leaders. His work and “in-the-trenches” experience has inspired more than 200,000 nonprofit leaders around the country.

 

Tom is considered a leading authority on everything fundraising, board and staff culture, board governance/engagement, and capacity building. He knows firsthand the challenges, frustrations, and hopes nonprofit leaders face because he founded and helped build some of the nation’s most admired nonprofits in their sector.

 

Once you hear Tom speak, you won't quickly forget about him or his messages. He delivers straight-talk with compassion, wit, humor, and compelling storytelling. His "edutainment" style of speaking and enthusiasm for helping others keeps everyone riveted and engaged.

VIDEO CLIPS

PRESENTATION DETAILS

LENGTH

  • Varies based on venue. 30 min to full day. Average: 60-90 minutes.

STYLE

  • High-energy, engaging, and highly practical.

  • All talks include interactive discussions and small group work to foster thoughtful, peer-to-peer collaboration and team unity.

  • Most talks include follow-along handouts and workbooks.

  • All talks include fun icebreaker or team-building exercises to deepen personal relationships.

FEES

  • Fees are scaled based on budget size and the number of attendees. Call for details.

BOOKS

  • Depending on the venue, I offer books (First Things First, or Cloudburst) to participants for free, or at cost ($6).

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Culture (board, staff, organization)

  • Fundraising

  • Capacity building (strategic planning, organizational development)

MOST POPULAR TALKS

  • Build a "Get it Done!" Board Culture.

  • Build a "Get it Done!" Staff Culture.

  • Let's Have Coffee -- The Art of Face-to-Face Fundraising.

  • Concierge Fundraising -- Going Above and Beyond to Raise Money and Create Loyal Donors.

  • Impact Governance -- Getting Boards Fired Up about Engagement and Outcomes.

  • How to Ask Big and not Fear Objections.

  • Improving Executive-Board Relations.

  • And many more. Have a specific topic in mind? Call me!

LET'S CRAFT THE PERFECT EVENT BASED ON YOUR NEEDS AT A

PRICE YOU CAN AFFORD!

RAVING

REVIEWS

Priceless! Tom's opening story reeled me in; after that, I didn't have time to blink. He has an amazing ability to speak with understanding and expertise. For 90 minutes, everyone was on the edge of their seat. He was the talk of the conference!"

– Chris Gimble

“Tom is a powerhouse, inspirational speaker. He gets you to THINK about what’s really going on at your nonprofit!”

 – Leslie Adler

“Great ‘how to’ information compared to most other theory type presentations. Engaging and practical.” 

– Cindy Pease

“One of the best talks I have ever attended! Delivery was inspiring, passion was super, and information was first class.” 

– Shanon White

EDUTAINMENT THAT INSPIRES!

Interactive. Fun. Memorable.

Tom Iselin 

Nonprofit Strategist, Writer, Speaker