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)


Getting Your Slice of the Pie - Identifying the Assets You Need in Your Community

Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Nonprofits have had to navigate through challenging times. Having done this, it's natural to feel one must hoard limited resources or feel that we will always have to deal with less. In this webinar, participants learn to understand and appreciate the assets model pioneered... (continued)

TaggedCommunity AssetsAssets vs. Deficits

Grant Reviewing Services

New to grant writing, or are the solo grant writer in your organization? Sometimes it can help to have someone else take a look at the proposal you have written before you submit it. I have 30 years of grant writing experience, and 20 years of experience in reviewing proposals for federal agencies and private... (continued)


TaggedsustainabilitynonprofitphilanthropyWriters/Writing Servicesgrants managementmanagement & technical assistanceconsulting

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)

TaggedNonprofit Webinarsfundraising eventssilent auction helpsilent auctionsred apple auctionsbenefit auction ideasauction ideascharity auction ideasfundraising auction ideasspecial events

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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)

Taggedstrategic planningmetricsPlan Implementationorganizational development

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)

Taggednonprofitnonprofit webinarcrowdfundingonline fundraisingfundraisingnetworkingmarketing strategysocial media marketingthanking donorsdonor appreciation

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)

Taggedgovernanceleadership development

The 3 Secrets That Confident Women Know

Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Confidence is a learned behavior. Discover the simple strategies that boost your confidence as a non-profit leader and instantly strengthen your influence. In this practical and interactive webinar, you will hear step-by-step practices you can immediately implement to demonstrate a more self-assured and professional woman,... (continued)

Taggedconfidenceleadershipprofessional developmentempowermentleadership developmentconfidence for women

5 Brilliant Examples of Ambient Marketing for Nonprofits

Steuart Henderson Britt, an advertising consultant once famously said, “Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does.”

One of the best media channels helping charities around the world gain publicity and recognition is ambient... (continued)

Taggednonprofitmarketingfundraisingsocial media

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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)

Taggedmissionmission statementstrategybrand identity

Ann Smith

Gifted Support Center is an organization in the San Francisco Bay Area that identifies and supports gifted children and their families. We are a nonprofit that also supports enrichment education in our diverse communities.

Interested ineducationgifted and talentedyouth developmentadvocacyfamily services

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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Grantwriter's FastTrack Essentials

Facilitated by veteran grantwriter Dalya Massachi, Grantwriter’s FastTrack Essentials is a unique, hands-on opportunity to develop or refresh your grantwriting skills. We’ll cover a wide range of topics concerning the strategy and craft of grantwriting to foundations, corporations, and other grantors.

Grantwriter’s FastTrack... (continued)


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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.

Taggedgovernancefinancial managementaccountingsupervision / personnel managementgovernance financial management accounting supervision / personnel managementpersonnel

Associations: Modernize for the 21st Century Market

Today's association members want something different, and they have more choices through which to find it. Associations have to change to stay relevant. But change takes time and requires visionary leadership, members aren't waiting around, and associations can't afford to... (continued)

Taggedassociationsleadershipmanagementworkforceorganizationtransformationnon-profitmodernizationcapacity building

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)

Taggednonprofitfundraisingletterstoryappealhow tocharity

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)

TaggednonprofitsProspect identification and researchresearchfund raisingphilanthropy

Trouble finding the right skills for the job?

Learn how to be creative in meeting your staffing requirements, getting what you can out of the labor market and filling in the blanks with corresponding strategies and tactics.

Taggednonprofithuman capitalworkforcehuman resourcespersonnelrecruitingnonprofit hiringskillsrecruitmentconsulting

Katie Snapp

At the heart of Katie Snapp is an animated extrovert, yet at an early age she found herself in a stodgy, male-based job as an electrical engineer. Thus was born a woman looking to make a difference.

Presently Katie speaks nationally and runs Skirt Strategies, training & encouragement for women in non-profit leadership, and speaks nationally. She has just... (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)


Taggedfund raisingmajor giftnon-profit

Ellen Donohue

Ellen’s 30 plus years of experience in the non-profit community offers you a unique opportunity to have one of the most experienced fundraisers and trainers in the business work for you.
Ellen is a leader in the development, training and implementation of capital and major gift campaigns, board development and retention, strategic planning and the infrastructure... (continued)

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)

Taggedadvocacycommunicationspublic relationsfundraisingmarketinglobbyingengagement / community organizingpolitical actionactivismsupporters

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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)

Taggedstrategic planningplan developmentstrategyorganizational development

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: http://bit.ly/74Webinar

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

TaggedgenderwomenGender pay gapresearch / studies / opinion

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)

Taggedstorytellingdonor stewardship

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