Author of How to Jump-Start Your Sponsorship Strategy in Tough Times, Gail Bower transforms organizational complexity into strategies that result in sustainable revenue, increased visibility, and greater impact.
CEOs of top nonprofits, associations, destinations, and socially-driven businesses seek Gail Bower's expertise and... (continued)
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)
Third Sector is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate America’s transition to a performance-driven social sector. In order to realize this vision, Third Sector is making Pay for Success a reality in the United States. Third Sector serves as a trusted advisor that leads governments,... (continued)
How to Position Your Nonprofit for Fundraising Success (even if you get nervous asking people for money)!
Started 2016-01-18T05:00:00ZMonday, January 18, 2016 at 05:00AM UTC, lasted for 2 months
This new, 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 Gulia, Jean Block and Linda Lysakowski as... (continued)
Holes in the wall, cracks and peelings on the wall and broken tiles are just some of the problems that an anonymous homeowner is facing in his newly purchased home for $500,000 through the Petersen Group Building and Development.
A couple with three children was also infuriated to see... (continued)
Starts 2016-04-05T00:00:00ZTuesday, April 05, 2016 at 12:00AM UTC, lasts for 2 days
2016 PLI Summit
Rebuilding Hope-Creating Change | April 6-7, 2016 | Baltimore Harbor Hotel
Learn more and register online at www.cfufpli.org
In its fourth year, the PLI Summit is an intensive educational experience that brings together nationally-located... (continued)
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)
Wed, May 04, 2016 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 funding sources, or are worried about the outcome of the next grant request or fundraiser, then join this webinar on May 4 for a... (continued)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Dana Ostomel is the founder and Chief Gifting Officer of Deposit a Gift.com, a crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to easily create an online fundraising campaign for any organizational, school or personal need. Whether you're a nonprofit or school looking to get into crowdsourced fundraising, or an individual looking to raise... (continued)
Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Your summer vacation is how many social media managers relax and recharge. No doubt yours will be a well-earned respite from noisy newsfeed and notifications. But do you know what to do with your nonprofit’s social media presence while you're gone?
This free webinar will... (continued)
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)
Planning is one of the hardest parts of crowdfunding. Ask for too much, and you'll be disappointed if you don't hit your goal. Ask for too little, and you could be leaving money on the table!
We designed the crowdfunding calculator to help solve this problem.
We crunched the numbers from other WeDidIt campaigns and used them... (continued)
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)
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)
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)
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)
This exercise will help you identify ways to solidify your relationships with your current donors by making them feel more appreciated, in the know, and included in the work of your organization, through communications (e.g. newsletters, social media). How donors feel about your organization is a strong indicator of whether they will give again or not.
My passion is simply to help others. From working to eliminate poverty and hunger to helping give a voice to individuals and families affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities.
I have over a decade of experience working in the nonprofit sector, both as a volunteer and employee. I currently manage the communications for a national nonprofit, while... (continued)