Tools for More Effective Board Meetings

Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

You need to involve board members, staff, donors, and stakeholders of all types need in developing of new plans and taking action. But how can you lead effective, efficient meetings to build decisions and support when there can be many different views and priorities?

This session will provide essential tools for building... (continued)

$9.99
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Smart Tips to Identify, Screen, Rate and Qualify Major Gift Prospects

Wed, May 18, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

SUMMARY:
If you haven’t succeeded as much as you’d hoped with major gift fundraising, or maybe you haven’t even started yet, here is the place to begin! You know the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” It means that time spent up... (continued)

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10 Secrets to Optimizing Your Online Donation Process for Maximum Dollars Raised and Retained

Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Donations made online is one of the fastest-growing gift channels. While it's not yet a juggernaut, it is significant enough to pay attention to. And if your online gift processes aren't operating according to best practices for user-experience and donor stewardship, you... (continued)

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How to Build a Philanthropic Culture

Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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There are unmistakable differences that exist between organizations that have achieved fundraising success and those that haven't. The difference that stands out the most is presence of, or lack of, a Culture of Philanthropy. This culture, like the air that we breath, is invisible, yet can be seen and... (continued)

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How to Position Your Nonprofit for Fundraising Success (even if you get nervous asking people for money)!

Started 2016-03-21T05:00:00ZMonday, March 21, 2016 at 05:00AM UTC, lasted for about 2 months

This skill-based, online training series is an exciting opportunity to engage one-on-one and in small groups with experts in nonprofit fundraising and social marketing. I've lined up some heavy hitters including Tina Cincotti, Julia Campbell, Jean Block and Linda... (continued)

$485.00
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Araize

Araize specializes in business and development software solutions for nonprofit organizations. Founded by CPAs with extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, their FastFund Online system is the only SaaS solution that seamlessly integrates nonprofit accounting, fund raising (CRM) and payroll in a single system. Araize has helped... (continued)

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After the Gift: How to build a satisfied, loyal donor base

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

With nationwide donor retention rates hovering around 40% year after year, it’s clear that donors aren’t happy with the way most nonprofits (possibly your organization!) are treating them. And a revolving door of donors is also costing you money! After all, it’s much more expensive for you to find a new donor... (continued)

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Creating a Monthly Giving Program: A Solution to Donor Retention and Financial Sustainability

Wed, Mar 09, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Report, fewer than 2 of 10 new, first-time donors renew their support of nonprofits and barely 6 of 10 repeat donors are retained. This crisis of donor retention threatens nonprofits in ways that a generation ago were... (continued)

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The Resilient NPO: 12 Questions for Sustained Change

Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

CHANGE. The nonprofit sector faces relentless pressure to change from every direction. Stakeholders including clients, donors, regulators, partners, staff, and volunteers push for change. Technological advancement, talent management trends, competition with social enterprise, political shifts, and cultural... (continued)

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Smart Tips to Identify, Screen, Rate and Qualify Major Gift Prospects

SUMMARY:
If you haven’t succeeded as much as you’d hoped with major gift fundraising, or maybe you haven’t even started yet, here is the place to begin! You know the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” It means that time spent up front will pay off – big time – down the... (continued)

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How to Create an Effective Donate Page

Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Have you tried emailing people to get them to give, with few results?

How can you get people to click donate on your website? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to get this done.

With this webinar you’ll be able to start to get donations on your nonprofit website. You’ll be able to take your donors up the ladder of... (continued)

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Major Gift Breakthrough Training

Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Are you ready for a breakthrough in Major Gift fundraising? We will take a deep dive into Major Gift best practices - focusing on the first steps for getting you organized for this important work. You will learn how to use essential tools such as prospect management databases, gift tables, and detailed metrics for annual... (continued)

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8 Reasons Your Non-profit Needs A Data Geek On Board

Data is one of the most valuable assets in a non-profit organization. However, many non-profits don’t know how to translate this raw data into usable business intelligence.

When it comes to making data work for your non-profit, it’s essential that you get the right person on the task. You wouldn’t call a... (continued)

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Heartland Nonprofit Solutions

Heartland Nonprofit Solutions is part of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., one of the largest payment processors in the US. Heartland delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing online and in-person, as well as security technology through Heartland Secure™ and and its comprehensive Heartland breach warranty. Heartland also offers point of sale,... (continued)

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6 Ideas to Fundraise for Your General Fund

One of the most neglected programs of any non-profit is the General Fund. Often donors give to the research or support side instead of spreading their gift across all aspects of the organization. Here are six ways to get donors excited about your general fund so you don’t have to worry about keeping the lights on.

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How to Tell Donors a Story in a Thank You Letter that Inspires Future Gifts

Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Thank you letters are often donors' first impression of your organization. Does your thank you letter make a good enough impression to inspire a future gift?

During this webinar with Vanessa Chase Lockshin, you'll learn how to write a thank you letter that truly stand out by... (continued)

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5 Steps to Telling Better Non-Profit Stories

Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Has your organization tried telling stories? Have your stories had the results you hoped for?

Stories are an excellent way for non-profits to raise money and build relationships with donors. But not all stories are automatically great. There are a few key things that non-profits can do to tell better stories... (continued)

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Children’s Christmas Party

Started 2015-12-12T03:00:00ZSaturday, December 12, 2015 at 03:00AM UTC, lasted for about 12 hours

This is the yearly highlight for our orphans and vulnerable children. It is a day dedicated to them to ensure they have a lot of fun and excitement running around and playing on the jumping castles. Each child gets present from Father Christmas, lots of sweets, cakes and nice goodies as well as a nice nutritious meals.... (continued)

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Infographic: How Credit Card Donation Processing Works

Although online donations are becoming more popular sources of fundraising revenue for nonprofits, donors may not understand how their contributions actually reach the charity. Much of online payment processing occurs behind the scenes, but the average transaction can be approved in a matter of seconds,... (continued)

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Method:Donor

Fundraising and Donor Management Software For Nonprofits Who Use QuickBooks
Automate your fundraising and keep your donor follow-ups all in one place. Reduce steps in processing donations and have each donor’s history at your fingertips - track emails, phone calls, event attendance, donation history and much more. Try it free.

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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 DepositaGift.com, 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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Challenging Giving Perceptions: Generation Y vs. Baby Boomers

When it comes to fundraising, there seems to be a frenzied dash to solicit Generation Y (also known as Millennials), comprising donors aged 18 to 32 years.

After all, the ALS ice bucket challenge raised millions; Barack Obama’s fundraising success of 2008 and 2012 targeting youth got him elected twice;... (continued)

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Silent Auction Secrets: 5 simple changes to generate bigger bids

Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Auction planners: How do you get guests to bid more in your silent auction?

(I'm re-running this popular webinar to give you the scoop!)

When you’ve gone to the effort of soliciting donors, creating displays, and arranging volunteers for checkout,... (continued)

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4 Ways to Set Your Non-profit Apart From the Competition

Every business or non-profit generally has one USP (Unique Selling Proposition). This is the most compelling reason why the target audience should consider you over your competition.

The most successful campaigns, ads, commercials or direct mail campaigns focus on highlighting what makes them unique —... (continued)

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How You Can Engage New Board Members: Strengthening Your Nonprofit Organization

Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Finding, cultivating and orienting board members is no small task. Strong boards understand that a focus on new members requires a clear understanding and commitment to the notion of governance—not management (the role of staff) as well as stewardship, dedication and consistency.... (continued)

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4 Mistakes Non-profits Make When Crafting Their Own Fundraising Appeals

  1. They make it all about them

It’s logical to believe that donors will give if they think well of your non-profit, so staff writers try and educate their donors about what the organization does, how well it does it and how great it is.

Imagine being introduced to someone new and all... (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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Major Gifts for Beginners

Want to begin a major gift program?Not sure where to begin?Are you a one person Development Department? Do you work in direct mail and want to learn when to move donors "up and on"?
This is the course for you!

We will:
Define a major gift as it relates to your organization
Discuss the content and value of a Case Statement (your case... (continued)

$67.00
Resource

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The Leader as Coach: Guiding Your Team in Dynamic Change

Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's virtually impossible to fulfill your mission over the long haul without change. Key people come and go, the economy surges and lags, new ways to engage donors or members emerge seemingly every day, and the imperative to operate cost-effectively is ever-present. ... (continued)

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