Lynne Twist|Sara Vetter: Fundraising from the Heart at 1440 Multiversity

Join Dr. Dan Siegel and Elissa Epel at Cultivating Stress Resilience, Sept 20–22.


Fundraising from the Heart

The Soul of Money Institute

June 14 - 16, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

All-inclusive program package to include:

<ul> <li>Tuition</li> <li>Three Meals in Kitchen Table (daily)</li> <li>Shared or Private Accommodations</li> <li>Signature classes and wellness offerings</li> </ul> <p>Please Note: All packages are priced per person. Should you elect a shared accommodation and community hall bath, 1440 will randomly pair you with a gender-specific roommate. Only private rooms have the option of a private bath.  1440 Multiversity is a smoke-free campus.</p>

Registration Closed

Program Description

Does a reluctance for fundraising prevent your organization from achieving its goals? Shift what can feel like a “necessary evil” of nonprofit work into the most exciting and fulfilling expression of your organization’s mission. Join financial and philanthropic masterminds Lynne Twist and Sara Vetter for an innovative workshop that will channel your vision into successful fundraising.  

Truly express and accomplish your organization’s highest mission—and your heart’s passion—with greater confidence, efficacy, and authenticity.  

In this weekend retreat, you will learn:

  • How to uncover and communicate the core of your organization’s mission
  • The skills to build an effective, motivated, and winning fundraising team
  • Keys for strengthening sustained donor relationships
  • To design compelling conversations that will inspire donors to contribute.

As you examine and challenge your preconceptions around asking for money, you’ll transform your relationship with financial success. Boards of directors, executive directors, development professionals, and volunteers aching for a breakthrough will discover innovative strategies to achieve extraordinary results.   

Read More
  • Faculty Bio
    Lynne Twist

    Global philanthropist, author, founder of Soul of Money Institute

    Lynne Twist is the founder of the Soul of Money Institute, which aims to create a context of sufficiency, responsibility, and integrity for individuals and organizations in their relationship with money. She is the author of the best-selling The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life, which examines our attitudes towards money and offers compelling insight into the essence of prosperity. She has worked with over 100,000 people in 50 countries in areas including conscious philanthropy, strategic visioning, and creating a healthy relationship with money.

    For more than 40 years, Lynne has been a global visionary committed to alleviating poverty, ending world hunger, and supporting social justice and environmental sustainability.

    As a fundraiser for The Hunger Project and cofounder of the Pachamama Alliance, Lynne has worked with some of the most resource-poor and resource-wealthy individuals in the world and has gained a profound understanding of humanity’s relationship with money. Seeing the dysfunction and suffering that is so often attached to money, Lynne is committed to bringing a new level of consciousness to the way that money impacts our life and society.

    Lynne has co-presented with some of today’s most influential thought leaders, including the Dalai Lama, Oprah Winfrey, and Deepak Chopra. She has been interviewed by The Huffington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Oprah & Friends radio, and PBS.

    View Bio Page
    Sara Vetter

    Fundraiser, women's rights and environmental activist

    Sara Vetter is the business development director at the Soul of Money Institute where she works closely with the female Nobel Peace Prize Laureates in funding their work.

    She is the major gifts officer for Pachamama Alliance, leading immersion trips into the Amazon rainforest to educate philanthropists, business owners, executives, and entrepreneurs in the culture of the indigenous people of Ecuador.

    Sara has traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dharamsala, Liberia, and Ethiopia for a delegation in support of a worldwide campaign to end violence against women and girls as tools of war.

    View Bio Page
  • Why Attend
    • Does the thought of asking for money intimidate you? Break through your deeply ingrained blocks around asking for money and ignite the success you and your organization deserve.

    • Take your passion project or nonprofit to the next level by expanding the essential financial support you need to make a global impact.

    • Come away with a newly energized fundraising effort to help you build a robust and enthusiastic team.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

    View Program Schedule


    None Required

    Experience Level

    None Required

  • About 1440 Multiversity

    Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

    1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.

    You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.

  • Accommodations

    At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.

    Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.

    Per-person per-night rates include:

    • nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
    • daily meditation and yoga classes
    • non-ticketed evening events
    • use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.

    Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.


    View Accommodations
  • Related Programs