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)
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
No matter how rewarding a planning process is in cultivating your stakeholders, focusing your board and staff, and developing your organization, and no matter how promising the goals and objectives of your plan, strategic planning cannot be successful unless it drives... (continued)
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)
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Dialogue builds more insightful and better supported decisions in meetings. Effective dialogue requires a respectful exchange of views. But this can be difficult when the issue is complex and there are different stakes in its resolution. Resorting to meeting norms or asking people to behave in a certain way is seldom... (continued)
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)
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
The New Donor – Smart, Informed, Challenging
Audience: Directors of Development, MGO, Executive Directors, Planned Giving Officers, Data Base Managers
What’s different about donors today than your donors of the past? They’re smart, informed, and challenging. In this webinar, we will talk about how... (continued)
The 74% Project leader, Peggy Outon of The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, will be our very special guest for this webinar. She will reveal findings from years of data collection and share ideas on how to begin closing the gender pay to create pay equity for all.
Free Webinar: Register here: http://bit.ly/74Webinar
Listen to this podcast for a taste of what to expect...
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Creating long-lasting relationships and inspiring donors to give again and again is not as easy as you might think. What do donors want? It’s simple really: to feel truly appreciated with a heartfelt thank you. However, it’s deceptively simple. Why? You want your donors to feel... (continued)
Started 2015-06-25T17:00:00ZThursday, June 25, 2015 at 05:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour
Big data has become synonymous with big hype. Many organizations say they’re doing something with big data analytics, but very few can point to how they’ve used it to increase capacity or change the way they achieve their mission. With the right... (continued)
Over the years, we’ve heard from all kinds of non-profits about what frustrates them most about the software they used in the part, and here are the top six things we’ve heard:
- Having to Re-enter Data
Many non-profit organizations complain that they would have to enter important donor information twice because the... (continued)
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)
Completed by: Desiree Del-Zio, David Drazenovich, Suzanne Person, Ashley Rodriguez
Although MAAC has successfully operated Casa, and a similar facility for men, empowering individuals to achieve the goal of long-term sobriety, the organization wants to better understand if Casa fits within the mission of MAAC, and to assess its... (continued)
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)
Want to build a grant program? With Elevate, you’ll work with a team of people – including an experienced senior writer and strategist, an associate-level grant writer, and a client relations associate responsible for data entry, meeting agendas, and notes. Learn more about our model with this attachment.
Are computers more important than changing lives and changing circumstances in our communities? Is the mission of IBM more important than the missions of the social sector? If actions speak louder than words, the answers to these rhetorical questions are yes, based on the actions of social sector leaders and their supporters. The... (continued)
Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
2014 is closing fast! Do you have a game plan to promote your year-end campaign? Have you considered Facebook Ads?
Facebook ads are an incredibly inexpensive and effective way to create more reach, and increase RSVPs for your year-end fundraiser.
This webinar will show you... (continued)
Started 2014-09-26T17:00:00ZFriday, September 26, 2014 at 05:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour
Nowadays many of us perform a large number of our social, business, and consumer transactions via our mobile phones and tablets. But if you use online surveys in your work did you know that 70% of people who check their email via mobile phone will never answer your survey if it's only designed... (continued)
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Could you use some targeted feedback on your Letter of Intent or brief grant proposal? Have you participated in trainings but find you need some individual feedback to fine-tune your draft (one you’re currently working on or one you recently submitted)?
While your colleagues may be helpful (or maybe just too busy), an outside... (continued)
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
One of the most powerful tools organizations possess is their ability to make effective decisions. When organizations implement well thought out decisions, they are often able to solve critical problems and align their decisions with strategic goals. This level of pro-activity propels... (continued)
Is your organization a Dust Collector, Compliance Officer, or Coach? Ideally, your performance measurement initiatives result in desired outcomes, such as improved performance, increased funding, and improved public relations. Has this been your experience? Or are you like many organizations... (continued)
Started 2014-08-26T16:00:00ZTuesday, August 26, 2014 at 04:00PM UTC, lasted for about 2 hours
Raiser’s Edge has a number of ways to get data out of RE for various purposes. Join us for this webinar which includes an overview of the Export function as well as a look at the other 4 ways to export data.
Cost: $35.00 per person
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Learn how to leverage online and local resources that will assist you in prospecting new funding opportunities for your nonprofit organization.
--Find out how to leverage library databases without spending any money
There is a reason the federal government is mandating a needs assessment as part of many of the grants they administer. Efficient and impactful organizations focus their efforts on meeting the needs of the populations they serve. Their programs and services are modified based on an assessment of their... (continued)
Started 2014-08-12T16:00:00ZTuesday, August 12, 2014 at 04:00PM UTC, lasted for about 2 hours
The Mail area in RE is filled with functionality that most people never see. This webinar takes us through most of those functions, which come along with recommendations about whether the Mail functions are more useful than other options, such as Export. There are some “secret” functions available in Mail that can increase... (continued)