Crowdfunding for Nonprofits: How To Add This Essential Tool To Your Fundraising Mix

Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

You've probably heard the buzz around "crowdfunding." But what is it, and how does it work? Join us for a free event to learn how you can incorporate crowdfunding to raise the bar on your fundraising initiatives. The timing is perfect as you prep for new initiatives, traditional... (continued)

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How to Find Grants

Wed, Sep 02, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Organizations are always watching for grant opportunities, yet it is rare to meet someone who excels at foundation research. Even when foundation data is readily available, it can be a challenge to determine whether to apply, how much to request, what to ask for, who to talk to, and so on.

During this webinar, a grant proposal writer who has... (continued)

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State Your Case — Create Advocacy Messages That Get Results

Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

What will happen the next time you have the opportunity to connect with an elected official or other potential sponsor? Imagine that s/he is standing in front of you, curious and asks: "How can I help?" What will you say?

To create lasting and sustainable change, you need strong advocacy and... (continued)

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Creating Constituencies: A Prospecting Road Trip

Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Pack your bags! We’re going on a road trip! In this fun and interactive session, Susan will lead participants on the harrowing but exciting road to creating constituencies where none exist. Whether novice or expert, all skill levels will enjoy the ride and leave knowing how to: 1) identify an organization’s ideal... (continued)

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Dana Ostomel

Dana Ostomel is the founder and Chief Gifting Officer of Deposit a, a crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to easily create an online fundraising campaign for any organizational, school or personal need. Whether you're a nonprofit or school looking to get into crowdsourced fundraising, or an individual looking to raise... (continued)

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The Three-Hour Risk Management Plan

From insurance to client abuse prevention, the guide includes sample policies and procedures for all aspects of risk management. This newly updated version of the guide also includes sections on cyber security, disaster readiness and crisis communication.


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Coaching Skills for Managers

Wed, Jul 08, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Coaching is a transformational tool in any manager’s toolkit. Partnering with employees in a coaching relationship helps them take greater ownership for their performance, increase their creative problem skills, and offers the opportunity for greater self-awareness and insight.

At its best, coaching is a partnership designed to... (continued)

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6 Critical Tips for Your IRS Form 990

Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Your nonprofit’s IRS Form 990 is easily available to the general public on and many state government websites. This is a big surprise for many nonprofit leaders. Armed with this knowledge, a nonprofit has a terrific opportunity to tell its story as compellingly as possible by thinking strategically about how... (continued)


Donor Retention Solution Kit

If you’re like most nonprofits, your donor bucket is leaking like a sieve.

  • After the first gift, your bucket of first-time donors will be only about a quarter full.
  • Median retention for all donors is just 43%.
  • For multi-year donors it will be just a little over half full. *The likelihood a donor will make... (continued)

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Fidelus Technologies LLC

Fidelus Technologies LLC is one of the top providers of innovative Unified Communication and Collaboration Solutions. Our all specialities are including unified communication & collaboration solutions, unified communications software, unified communications managed services, mobility solutions, custom software development, business software solutions.

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What is your brand? And why does it matter?

Wed, May 06, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Author and consultant Michele Levy brings a practical approach to the topic of nonprofit branding. Learn from her real world examples, and walk away with tactics you can implement in your own organization.


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To Propose or Not to Propose: That is the Grant Writing Question

Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Summary: Obtaining grant funding from foundations, corporations, and public agencies is a competitive process. Before beginning a lengthy proposal, applicants must carefully assess their alignment with grantor guidelines, interests, and funding priorities. Otherwise, the endeavor will force an... (continued)


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10 Minute Board Exercise in Becoming Your Donor's Favorite Cause

This exercise will help you identify ways to solidify your relationships with your current donors by making them feel more appreciated, in the know, and included in the work of your organization, through communications (e.g. newsletters, social media). How donors feel about your organization is a strong indicator of whether they will give again or not.

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Jaime Roscoe

Jaime Roscoe is a fundraising specialist with Communication Mark, a nonprofit consulting firm based in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Jaime's primary roles at Communication Mark are crafting compelling grant proposals for a variety of clients (ranging from state departments to small arts organizations and everything in... (continued)

Mike McFall

My passion is simply to help others. From working to eliminate poverty and hunger to helping give a voice to individuals and families affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities.

I have over a decade of experience working in the nonprofit sector, both as a volunteer and employee. I currently manage the communications for a national nonprofit, while... (continued)

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Terone Allen

Director of Marketing, Faces of Media Inc.
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Cisco Solutions

If you need unified communication & collaboration services, then visit Fidelus Technologies LLC. We are here for you. Our UCC services help you to maximize the efficiency of internal business practices. Feel free to contact us today.

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I-Butler Project`

Initiator for I-Butler - - Partner / Internal Marketing
FUND RAISING for Institutes and Non Profit Organizations

I-Butler is an innovative tool for online shopping. I am responsible for all internal marketing and communication activities with more than 2300 Partners in the worldwide network.
I-butler is an internet add-on, and browser... (continued)


Diocese of San Diego Policies

Completed by: Nada Bakir, Michael Angelo Camacho and Henok Getaneh

As requested, we have evaluated the following existing documents, and have provided suggestions to make them more detailed and specific: conflict of interest, document retention and destruction, and
whistleblower policies. We have also created Emergency Loan and... (continued)


HandsOn San Diego Plan-to-Plan Report

Completed by: Sarah Adams, Jessica Green, and Laura Purdom

A USD consultant team worked with HandsOn San Diego to collect preliminary research that would lay the foundation for future strategic planning. HandsOn San Diego’s mission is to strengthen communities through volunteer action and leadership development. The research... (continued)

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Email Bootcamp

Are you sick of email taking up your full day and distracting you from the critical tasks you need to accomplish? Check out this guide to minimize your time spent on email. Bonus tips on delegating email sorting to administrative staff.


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