The Role of Staff and Volunteer Leadership in the Development Process

Wed, Feb 01, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Presented by Abigail Harmon and David A. Mersky

Successful fundraising requires a unique combination of professional and volunteer leadership. Your organization may have the people who can fundraise for your annual fund (or a capital campaign). This webinar is designed to help your staff... (continued)

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Major Gifts Magic: Learn to Make Powerful ‘Moves’ and Passionate ‘Asks’

Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Asking is scary. As a result, too often nonprofits spend tons of time cultivating, cultivating and cultivating. But they never get to the ask! Or, if they do, they leave money on the table. To assure that you cut to the chase requires a plan and a disciplined approach. In this webinar we’ll learn... (continued)


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Anatomy of an Annual Appeal: Create Your Compelling Fundraising Offer

Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The Big Picture + Practical Tips
Writing a compelling fundraising letter can be tricky. It’s not the same kind of writing as a brochure, annual report or grant proposal. But it’s not rocket science – it’s something you can easily learn; just not something most of us are taught. In this... (continued)

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5 Awesome and Exciting Must-See Festivals in Bohol

We all know that festivals have a huge influence in every Filipino culture. Towns and barangays around the country celebrate these in order to honor saints or just to keep the spirits of the people alive.

Bohol is one of the most popular province in the Visayas region known for its various exciting festivals... (continued)

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How to Engage and Mobilize Groups: 4 Proven Facilitation Techniques

Wed, Oct 05, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

When you’re tasked to lead groups, build consensus, and deliver solutions to clients or community stakeholders, the quality of every single interaction matters. Getting your board meetings, community meetings, and internal meetings RIGHT and planning them thoughtfully is a no-brainer, yet so many... (continued)


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How to use crowdfunding to take your special event to the next level!

Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Traditional benefits still play a big role in the fundraising initiatives for many nonprofits. Yet by their very nature, traditional events are often limiting in terms of who can attend or who you choose to market them to, which ultimately means that you might be leaving money on the table or... (continued)

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Leverage Your Team's Mindset to Accelerate Change

Wed, Jan 06, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Your team is experiencing a change -- big or small -- and you notice a range of different responses from team members. Some team members embrace the change easily, others are just going alone with it, and still others may openly resist it. Although personality, work style, and learning styles certainly contribute... (continued)

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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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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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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)

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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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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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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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What Your Sponsors Really Want webinar

Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Have you ever been at your wits end for finding sponsors?

Are you afraid of what sponsors are thinking?

Do you have a hard time justifying why they should sponsor you, other than “We’re a good cause”?

Big events make the majority of their money with sponsorship.

Whether you’re coordinating a music festival, a... (continued)


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Empowering Your Board To Serve as EFFECTIVE Development Ambassadors

Successful major gift development is both methods and mindset; this book gives you the tools you need to build solid major-gift development mindset that turns your board, volunteers, and staff into active participants and partners in the process.

With her dynamic and enlightening seminars and... (continued)


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Fundraising from Canada - Presented by Mark Blumberg

Started 2014-06-12T12:30:00ZThursday, June 12, 2014 at 12:30PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour


Chapel & York has invited Canadian lawyer and non-profit expert Mark Blumberg, of Blumberg Segal LLP, to discuss fundraising from Canada by UK charities in this exclusive, not to be missed webinar opportunity. Mark will focus on UK charities... (continued)

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How to Choose The Best Ticketing Software For Your Non-profit – 5 Easy Steps

Ticketing software is not just for arts organizations. If you host fundraising events, galas, silent auctions, seminars, or educational tours, and currently sell tickets using rolls of paper or pre-printed tickets, upgrading to ticketing software can greatly improve efficiency, and gives... (continued)

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5 Tips for Great Nonprofit Marketing

1. Have a strategy before you start. For everything that you need to consider when developing marketing materials, read Numa Communications' easy-to-use Nonprofit Publications That Get Results: 6 Steps for Creating Highly Effective Marketing Collateral Regardless of Your Budget .

2. Consider your audience. Make... (continued)

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Chapel & York

International Management & Fundraising Consultancy for Charities & Non-profits. Since being established in 1997, Chapel & York has become a leading provider of international and cross borderfundraising services for charities and non-profits. We are headquartered near London, England, with an office in Wilmington, Delaware,... (continued)


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This essay and 26 others are part of a suite of strategic planning essays for the National Endowment for the Arts' Advancement Program, commissioned and edited by Morrie Warshawski ( for a toolkit called LESSONS LEARNED (which was dismantled in 2013).

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Klemmer & Associates

O.D. question Sam. I went to a 'seminar' by Klemmer & Associates selling a program the deliver called Personal Mastery. Seems to be right along to the lines of The Fifth Discipline but selling a 3 day workshop on how to actually develop mastery. Have you heard of this org? Any insights on their trainings?

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Brian Jaffe

Brian Jaffe is a non profit fundraising consulting services company in New Jersey which arrange auctioneers training to seminars by conducting charity and gala auction events. For more information on

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Executive Service Corps of Houston

Executive Service Corps of Houston- About Us

Our Mission
ESCH is to promote best management practices among the nonprofit community. We improve the capacity of nonprofit organizations to effectively serve the community.

Our Services
What can ESCH do for you?

We are a first stop for information on the best management practices and... (continued)


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Rich Streitfeld

Richard Streitfeld is a CPA with a passion for networking, activism and entrepreneurship. An Associate Partner with Social Venture Partners RI, he is always looking for new ways to help his clients. Rich co-founded the state's first seminars on same sex financial planning, writes on business issues for several on-line ìPatchî newspapers, and has been appearing... (continued)

carrie hemenway

Background: Services provided: Description of business and/or Career & life transitions coach; small business coach“New Horizons for Boomers & Beyond”Could your organization benefit from more effective teams, improved communication skills, increased energy and morale?I offer vibrant, authentic coaching to individuals and groups, engaging in challenging and... (continued)

Ron Barrett

Ron Barrett is the Vice President of Nonprofit Services at National Corporate Research, Ltd., where he developed and continually fine tunes a comprehensive suite of services for nonprofits, including charitable registration, corporate compliance and management of sales tax exemptions. He is the co-author of "Nonprofit Fundraising Registration: The 50-State Guide"... (continued)

Karl Baker

Karl Baker has been serving clients in the healthcare and nonprofit industry for 18 years. He supervises audits of organizations and other services such as other financial analyses. His experience includes merger and acquisition due diligence, financing assistance, and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement consulting, including analysis and planning of strategies to... (continued)

Abby Seixas

Background: Abby Seixas, M.Ed., LMHC is a psychotherapist, author, speaker, and founder of Deep River Seminars. For the last fourteen years, she has specialized in issues of time famine, life-balance and spiritual renewal, through public talks, retreats, workshops, individual coaching and her popular Deep River‚Ñ¢ groups. She is the author of the highly-acclaimed... (continued)

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