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

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

Are you thinking of doing #GivingTuesday? For participants signed up with, they are waiving their platform fee on 12/1 and donating it back to your campaign. Another perk is an exclusive planning webinar to help you map a 9 week marketing plan for a successful... (continued)

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Audrey Mcintosh

Is a group of individuals who value honesty and reliability. In response to this, we strive to deliver the best quality service and products to our customers and vow to commit Loyalty and Truth in each of our customers, services and products.

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 3: Measure, Monitor, Report

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)

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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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Building More Respectful Dialogue in Meetings

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)

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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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The New Donor—Smart, Informed, Challenging

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)


74% Study Highlights Gender Pay Gap Realities of Nonprofit Sector

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:

Listen to this podcast for a taste of what to expect...

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Creative Thank You's: Boost Donations with an Attitude of Gratitude

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)

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Free Webinar: Big Data for Nonprofits - What is it and how can I use it in my organization?

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)

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The 6 Most Annoying Things About Donor CRM

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:

  1. Having to Re-enter Data

Many non-profit organizations complain that they would have to enter important donor information twice because the... (continued)


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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Casa de Milagros – Breaking Good

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)

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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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Elevate's Grant Writing Services Overview

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.


How Data Will Change the World

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)

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How to Get Your Leadership on Board for the Creation of High-Performance Measurement Cultures

Great social sector organizations achieve organizational outcomes such as increased revenues, increased efficiencies, and increased impact. The research contained in Impact & Excellence (Chaney Jones, 2014), highlights how there is a significant positive correlation... (continued)

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Using Facebook Ads to Promote Year-End Campaigns

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)


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Mobile-Friendly Survey Design for Evaluation

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)

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Jennifer Bergeron

Currently the district grant liaison for Terrebonne Parish Schools in Houma, LA

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Grant Proposal Feedback Clinic

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)


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Strategic Decision Making: Shifting your culture from reactive to proactive

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)


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Three Approaches to Data Management: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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)

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Raiser's Edge Export Function

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

To register:

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Prospect Research on a Shoestring Budget

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Click here to register

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
--Learn... (continued)

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