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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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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Financial Roles for Non-Financial Staff

Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Effective nonprofit financial management requires collaboration throughout the organization. Learn who needs to collaborate with whom. This webinar will explore the financial role of every person in the organization including the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, program and fundraising staff, clerical staff, the receptionist, and volunteers.

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What's a Mission Statement Worth?

Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Does your mission statement differentiate your nonprofit clearly and concisely? Could it describe any of several other organizations? If you're clear about your value to your community, stakeholders and/or cause, why bother to “wordsmith” your mission statement? The answers to these questions can... (continued)

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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, 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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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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NMTSA Casino Night (0 items)

NMTSA does amazing work in their clinic for people with a variety of neurologic disorders such as autism and Parkinson's disease. The organization also runs a school for Autistic students, and has been successful in reintroducing profoundly affected students into mainstream education.



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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Getting All Your Ducks in a Row: How to Plan for Grant Proposal Success

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

As a grant professional, you should never have to worry about being unprepared for a grant proposal, grant report, or conversation with a grantmaker. In this webinar we will discuss the planning you’ll need to do to make sure you’re ready to take on the world. This session is designed to give... (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)


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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development & Implementation

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 3pm EDT / 12pm PDT

Strategic planning has a dicey reputation for any number of reasons:

  1. it often is tedious and time-consuming;
  2. the issues it identifies are either obvious or not critical to the mission (or both);
  3. the actions it specifies are vague and unmeasurable;
  4. it... (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)


The Hour Series Training Modules: #1-14

Updated 2016 version, includes hyperlinks in guides and updated information. Includes all 14 of the Hour Series training modules: board development, community problem solving, ED performance review, financial management, management excellence, marketing, nonprofit start-up, outcomes measurements,... (continued)


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Resource Development Training Module

The updated 2016 version includes hyperlinked text, making it easier to access information. Based on the premise that no more than 20% of funding should come from any single source, the training module looks at various ways to evaluate fundraising and other resource development strategies. Included are: Power Point, instructor notes, sample agenda, handouts and the relevant Hour Series guide.


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The Storytelling Non-Profit Mini Master Class

Started 2015-07-09T18:00:00ZThursday, July 09, 2015 at 06:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour

Not getting the results you want from storytelling? Join Vanessa Chase for a 1 hour Storytelling Non-Profit Mini Master Class.This class will give you in-depth insights on storytelling and how your non-profit can use stories to raise more money. During the class you will learn:

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10 Minute Board Exercise in Planning a Raffle

A raffle can seem like an easy way to raise funds quickly. Well planned raffles can be fun and successful fundraisers. However, a poorly planned raffle can result in financial loss due to low ticket sales. This 10 Minute Board Exercise will help your board determine whether a raffle is... (continued)

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Integrating Philanthropy Throughout Your Organization

As fundraising continues to evolve from basic transactions between donors and development staff to relationship building, participation by staff and leaders throughout the organization takes on greater significance. In order to survive and thrive through the ups and downs of a fluctuating economy, it... (continued)



How to Ask for BIG Gifts from Individuals (in 3 Easy Steps)

Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

This webinar will provide hands on training in cultivating and soliciting BIG gifts (The definition of “Big” is different for each nonprofit). The 3 Steps are: Get Organized, Schedule Your Meetings, Meet Your Donor and Ask. Peter will explain the concepts and share valuable tools that participants can... (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)


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)


8 Techniques to Raise Money for your Non-Profit using Social Media

For nonprofits, email fundraising is a strategy in decline.

According to recent M+R Benchmark research, response rates for email fundraising have dropped by 12 percent since 2013. Response rates for email advocacy dropped by 18 percent in the same time period.

Every quarter, it becomes more and... (continued)

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Rethink The Update: Building Meaningful Online Engagement

Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

You know that your organization matters to your supporters, but social media status updates are falling upon deaf ears. What is missing? More often than not, it’s simply a question of stepping back and looking at three things: Who is your audience, what do they want to discuss, and how are they valued online... (continued)

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May 13th: Developing Earned Income Streams For Your Nonprofit 4Good webinar

Wed, May 13, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Have you gotten tired of getting turned down for grants?

Would you like to plan to succeed in 2016?

If your fundraising stagnated last year, you’re not alone.

Donor attrition is at an all time high, and so is competition for dollars.

What if the one bright spot at the end of... (continued)

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Creating a Powerful Culture of Generosity

Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Call it Great Donor Retention, Life-long Giving, Teamwork, Shared vision. However you describe it, when everyone in the organization sees that what THEY DO is part of creating a powerful culture of generosity for your non-profit – Everyone wins! What mindset shifts are needed to get to this place? If the leadership doesn’t buy... (continued)


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Show Me The (Unrestricted) Money! - How to start a social enterprise

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

If your funding is secure and adequate, then this webinar is not for you - but if you'd like to become less reliant on traditional sources, or are worried about the results of the next fundraiser or grant request - then join us for a fast-paced and informative webinar on social enterprise. You'll learn... (continued)


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Ensuring Resources as a Board Member: Giving and Getting

Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Ensuring resources - human and financial - are an essential board responsibility, but many of us cringe at the mention of fundraising. Join this webinar to learn more about what fundraising really means for board members and the specific, fun ways to get involved in ensuring... (continued)


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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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