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)
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)
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)
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)
Peter J. Heller Consulting helps nonprofits with their fundraising strategies. We are located in Manhattan with clients primarily in New York City and throughout the Northeast. We build teams of consultants to meet the custom needs of each client.
The company is run by Peter Heller who has maintained a successful career over
25 years... (continued)
Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Major gifts-whether $1,000 or $100,000 or anything in between-still produce the lion’s share of a nonprofits philanthropic revenue. The key to a successful program to identify, inform, interest and involve major gift donors, is more than simply asking-as important as the solicitation is. This... (continued)
Major Gifts Matters FAQs about Offering Donors Choices: Restricted, Unrestricted, Program and Overhead Giving
Want to build a grant program? With Elevate, you’ll work with a team of people – including an experienced senior writer and strategist, an associate-level grant writer, and a client relations associate responsible for data entry, meeting agendas, and notes. Learn more about our model with this attachment.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Did you know that most states require registration before a charity solicits donations? If your nonprofit is embarking on a new fundraising campaign or you just want to brush up on fundraising legal and compliance issues, this webinar is for you. Topics include: state charitable solicitation registration rules, including... (continued)
Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Auction planners: How do you get guests to bid more in your silent auction? (I'm re-running this uber-popular webinar to give you the scoop!)
Let's face it: When you’ve gone to the effort of soliciting donors, creating displays, and arranging... (continued)
Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Is your organization receiving more online donations?
Are you providing outstanding stewardship to your online donors?
If you answered no, then there's a good chance that you might be losing donors.
When you take great care of your donors by showing them... (continued)
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Learn how to leverage online and local resources that will assist you in prospecting new funding opportunities for your nonprofit organization.
--Find out how to leverage library databases without spending any money
Prepare Yourself and Your Solicitors to Knock the Ask Out of the Park with this Pre-Solicitation Major Gifts Fundraising Strategy Workbook.
*This is major gifts fundraising in a box! Use the goodies inside to stop stressing about making the ask. Line up your duckies… put your best foot forward… and... (continued)
Started 2014-06-24T16:00:00ZTuesday, June 24, 2014 at 04:00PM UTC, lasted for about 2 hours
This session takes us through the Prospect module, best used for Major Gifts or prospects being moved along using Moves Management.
- identifying what potential donors will and will not give to
- enter financial information resulting from your research
- create solicitation... (continued)
Dealing with Difficult People: Learn a New Skillset for Today's Multigenerational, Multicultural Workplace
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
It seems to happen in a lot of workplaces. Someone is difficult. It can be a client, peer or (gulp) your boss. Or it could be that incommunicative guy in the mailroom, the gossipy fundraiser, the surly receptionist or the aggressive fill-in-the-blank that puts a... (continued)
Wed, May 21, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
The essential success of a nonprofit organization is dependent upon leadership--both volunteer and professional. In this fast-paced webinar, we will focus on the core responsibilities of the board--both individually... (continued)
Wed, May 07, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Does your board refuse to accept their fundraising responsibility? Are they willing but not educated/trained in fundraising? Does the board lack enthusiasm for fundraising? Have you wondered if it is time for an extreme makeover of your board?
If so, this webinar is for you. In this session, we will discuss the role... (continued)
Do you want more fundraising volunteers? Do you want help with all of the little things you’d rather have someone else do? Do you want people for your phone-a-thon? Or people to help you raise more money?
You will love Your Ultimate Guide to Fundraising with Volunteers.
In this... (continued)
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Do you have trouble getting people to open your nonprofit appeals?
Do you want to learn the tactics of great appeal copywriting that will help people tear open your envelope and GIVE?
Now you can learn how to write a... (continued)
A Complete Cultivation and Stewardship Solution Kit that gets you to ‘Yes’ with Finesse
Why you should get this Solution Kit
You are likely familiar with the song, ’50 Way to Leave Your Lover’ from the inimitable Paul Simon.
Well, there are no doubt just as many ways to leave your... (continued)
Securing grant dollars has become significantly more competitive in recent years. A compelling grant proposal in and of itself is no longer a viable strategy. This checklist is designed to help you think through 20 key facets of your organization’s programs, personnel, Board, finances and more to help determine how attractive you would be to a prospective funder.
Why you should get this Cheat Sheet
This is a simple step-by-step guide, with clearly explained tips, pointers and even sample language, to help you succeed (in spades!) when making a major gift solicitation.
Making an effective ask is not that difficult, provided you know what to do. Unfortunately, there are... (continued)
- Developing a Logic Model Practice Guide by Ruth Knight
- Capital Campaign: Keys to Success by Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE
- Gift Acceptance Policies and Procedures Template by Lori Finch
- Nonprofit FAQ: Charitable Solicitations by Jonathan Peizer
- Evaluating Your Development Program by Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE
- What Must a Tax-Exempt Group Do to Acknowledge Donations? by Jonathan Peizer
- Writing a Case for Support that Inspires! by Jennifer Henry
- 20 Tips Every Strategic Grantseeker Should Know by Jonathan Peizer
Background: I am a serial entrepreneur! As a professional with over 20+ years of experience in the advertising and marketing field I have funneled those experiences into the newest venture I am seeding. As a father of 7 wonderful children I have had the opportunity over the years to help their schools and our church develop sophisticated fundraising events that... (continued)
Background: James Cowen, Aqubanc's founder, has over 25 years working with a wide variety of nonprofit and commercial organizations in North America and Europe. Jim began his career in bank operations and consulting, so he understands how to best process, deposit and post transactions. He has worked with major hardware providers as well as key fundraising software... (continued)