Motivate or Medicate: Getting staff to do what you want!

Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Motivating others is like forecasting the weather. You have no idea what may help you prepare or whether you'll soon be struck by lightning. For that reason, we should never try to “motivate”, but instead to have a deeper understanding of individual needs and putting the right factors in place. True achievers... (continued)

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Professional Pathways: Intentional Career and Leadership Development, Starting from Wherever You Are Now

Wed, Dec 07, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Whether you are early in your career or have been a leader for many years, it is important to be intentional about your own professional and leadership development. In this webinar, we will consider the essential foundation for further developing as a... (continued)

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Uniform Grant Guidance – The Big Picture for Nonprofit Compliance Reporting

Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

In December 2013, the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued comprehensive grant reform rules titled “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.” The new requirements consolidate what was previously in eight separate OMB... (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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Creating a Development Plan

Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Is your organization stuck in the special event mode? Does your board refuse to accept their fundraising responsibility? Does the rest of your organization’s staff wonder what the development office actually does all day? Is your organization dependent on grants as its sole source of funding? Have you wondered why your... (continued)

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Learn What's Wrong with Your Fundraising - And Fix It!

Starts 2016-11-15T17:00:00ZTuesday, November 15, 2016 at 05:00PM UTC, lasts for 14 days

How does your development program measure up to accepted standards? Is your development program growing or is it stagnant? What tools can help you assess your performance?

This 3-session online training with national expert Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE will help you look at how your fundraising efforts are really... (continued)

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Nonprofit Boards & Effective Governance

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The nonprofit governing board has been described as an ineffective group of effective people. Why do nonprofits so broadly fail to use their boards wisely? And how might they do better? This webinar will touch upon a comprehensive range of issues in a way that will be relevant to almost every... (continued)

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From So-So to Superstar: Creating a Sponsorship Strategy That Draws Sponsors to You

Wed, Nov 09, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

8 levers determine the difference between so-so and success in sponsorship. The stronger your team’s performance, the stronger your sales, especially when sponsors seek you.

Join revenue and sponsorship strategist Gail Bower, author of *How to... (continued)

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Finding New Donors for 2017

Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Did you know that over 75% of funding comes from individuals? It costs twice as much to find new donors as it does to keep your existing donors.

When you follow the tips outlined in this webinar, you’ll learn how to prevent donor attrition and develop new donor relationships. Our methods are tailored to suit your... (continued)

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What’s a Mission Statement Worth?

Wed, Nov 02, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Could your mission statement describe any of several other organizations that are similar to yours? Do you just haul it out once a year for your annual report and 990? If you've been around for many years, you're clear about your nonprofit's value to your community, your stakeholders and/or your... (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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Share the Love: Using Social Media to Show Gratitude

Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Did you know that 53% of donors lapse because of poor donor communication? Though social media usage has become pervasive among nonprofits, it is still used primarily for promotion. Those organizations who are utilizing networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to show authentic and personalized appreciation... (continued)

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Grant Strategy for CEOs, Directors, and Board Members: What You Need to Know to Succeed

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Most nonprofits need to attract grants to help pursue their missions or carry out specific programs. But perhaps -- like many other nonprofit executives -- you have been less than thrilled with the results of your organization’s grantseeking efforts. How can you boost your team’s... (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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We hate our name...but we're afraid to change it!

Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

An outdated, confusing, or inaccurate name can be an albatross around the neck of your board and leadership... often sparking much conversation, and little action. This webinar will provide pragmatic advice on some key questions:

  • how do you decide (once and for all) that you have a problem?
  • how do you know whether... (continued)
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5 Steps to Telling Better Non-Profit Stories

Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Has your organization tried telling stories? Have your stories had the results you hoped for?

Stories are an excellent way for non-profits to raise money and build relationships with donors. But not all stories are automatically great. There are a few key things that non-profits can do to tell better stories... (continued)

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How to Build a Strong Donor (and Funder) Cultivation Program

Started 2016-09-20T16:00:00ZTuesday, September 20, 2016 at 04:00PM UTC, lasted for 14 days

Struggling to hold on to your donors or to get them to give at higher levels? Then you’ll want to check out How to Build a Strong Donor (and Funder) Cultivation Program, with national fundraising expert Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE!

Over the course of 3 live, weekly webinars, Linda will teach... (continued)

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Engaging Your Board & Others in Difficult Decisions

Wed, Mar 08, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Achieving your organization’s goals often requires understanding and alignment across multiple stakeholders. Board members, staff, donors, and stakeholders of all types need to be engaged in the planning and implementation of new strategies and actions. But how can you do this efficiently when there may be many... (continued)

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Before You Hire an Architect: Reduce Costs and Risks, Produce Better Results

Wed, Sep 14, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Before launching a facility project, nonprofit boards and CEOs should have a clear sense of the entire process, with its opportunities and pitfalls, so they can maximize value while minimizing costs, risks and stress. This webinar will address the critical... (continued)

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Mobile Bidding at Fundraising Auctions: The 101 on what it is, whether it works, and how to best leverage it

Wed, Sep 07, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It goes by many names: electronic bidding, text bidding, or text pledging. In the last 10 years, this technology has been heavily marketed to benefit auction planners.

Vendors promise to transform your auctions by raising more money,... (continued)

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Strategic Planning Part 1: Cultivation & Organizational Development

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Strategic planning should be a means not only to produce a strategy, but also to engage and cultivate stakeholders, develop leadership, and generate new energy, commitment and consensus around mission. Its primary product is not a written plan, but strategic thinking... (continued)

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Pave The Way For a Successful #GivingTuesday

Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

#GivingTuesday is the biggest giving day of the year and it’s just 3 months away on 11/29. We’re kicking off the countdown with a webinar to teach you how to maximize the next few months to lay the foundation for a successful day of giving!

Join Dana Ostomel, founder of the crowdfunding website DepositaGift.com, to... (continued)

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Get Cozy with Your "Market": Profiling and Customizing Engagement with Donors for Conversion and Retention

Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Newsletters and mass mailings are still the tools of the trade for many non-profits seeking to raise funds. Some of the more “courageous” have made forays into social media, variously Tweeting, posting updates on Facebook,... (continued)

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Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations

Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Unlike for profit businesses, nonprofits are not judged by their financial bottom line; instead, their value is measured by the effectiveness of their services and how successfully they achieve their mission. Yet, for most organizations, the ability to deliver effective services is dependent on sound management... (continued)

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development

Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am 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 is ignored... (continued)

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VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT: Creating & Keeping A Network of Supporters

Wed, Aug 03, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Volunteers can be a great asset to any nonprofit organization. They help get things done, promote your organization and help you fundraise. But how do you find the best volunteers? And once you find them, how do you keep them? Join us for a discussion of best practices in volunteer recruitment and... (continued)

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It’s a RAP! Creating a Relationship Action Plan for YOUR Major Donors

Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Your major donors - the folks that make transformations in your organization.

What’s the next step? Is this “in your head?” If we don’t know where we're going, any road will do and it could be a chaotic journey.

In this entertaining session, you’ll learn how to move from reactive to... (continued)

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How to Create an Effective Donate Page

Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Have you tried emailing people to get them to give, with few results?

How can you get people to click donate on your website? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to get this done.

With this webinar you’ll be able to start to get donations on your nonprofit website. You’ll be able to take your donors up the ladder of... (continued)

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 3: Implementation, Measurement, Reporting

Wed, May 24, 2017 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 action. A bit of wisdom from... (continued)

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The Resilient NPO: 12 Questions for Sustained Change

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)

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