How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website

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

Everything you do as a nonprofit organization leads people back to your website. It is the center of your marketing universe and the home base of your brand. Does your website captivate and engage people or is it merely an online brochure with a few photos and a mission statement? In this session, we will... (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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Do You Need a Feasibility/Planning Study for Your Capital Campaign

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

Do you need a study before you run a campaign? What are the pros and cons of planning/feasibility studies? How long will it take? How much will it cost? Can we do it ourselves? What should we expect from a consultant? What happens if we don't do one?... (continued)

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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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Mastering the Needs Section of Your Grant Proposal

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The needs section is the most important section of a grant proposal. If the need for your project is unclear, reviewers will be frustrated and your efforts (at both fundraising and implementation) are likely to fail.

This webinar, led by a grant writer with more than 20 years of experience, takes an... (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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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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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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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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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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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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After the Gift: How to build a satisfied, loyal donor base

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

With nationwide donor retention rates hovering around 40% year after year, it’s clear that donors aren’t happy with the way most nonprofits (possibly your organization!) are treating them. And a revolving door of donors is also costing you money! After all, it’s much more expensive for you to find a new donor... (continued)

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Smart Tips to Identify, Screen, Rate and Qualify Major Gift Prospects

Wed, May 18, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

SUMMARY:
If you haven’t succeeded as much as you’d hoped with major gift fundraising, or maybe you haven’t even started yet, here is the place to begin! You know the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” It means that time spent up... (continued)

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Show Me The (Unrestricted) Money! How to Start a Social Enterprise

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)

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10 Secrets to Optimizing Your Online Donation Process for Maximum Dollars Raised and Retained

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

Donations made online is one of the fastest-growing gift channels. While it's not yet a juggernaut, it is significant enough to pay attention to. And if your online gift processes aren't operating according to best practices for user-experience and donor stewardship, you... (continued)

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Are You Ready for a Capital Campaign?

Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

In this session we will look at the organization’s internal and external readiness to conduct a campaign. We will discuss the infrastructure needed to run a successful campaign—board involvement, staffing, technology, and the case for support. Participants will evaluate their... (continued)

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Major Gift Breakthrough Training

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

Are you ready for a breakthrough in Major Gift fundraising? We will take a deep dive into Major Gift best practices - focusing on the first steps for getting you organized for this important work. You will learn how to use essential tools such as prospect management databases, gift tables, and detailed metrics for annual... (continued)

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Finding Foundation Funders

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

Finding Foundation Funders – In this valuable workshop you will learn about researching private foundations and their grants, and develop an ability to ascertain motivations for foundation support. The workshop provides simple steps to seeking foundation support, including how to do foundation research, approaching a... (continued)

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Key Secrets to Inspiring Your Board to Fundraise

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

Are you sick and tired of board members who refuse to fundraise? Guess what? You can heal yourself and give a shot of much-needed energy to your volunteers, simply by learning these key secrets – and sharing them. That’s right! Just get inside your board members’ heads a bit, and you can change ‘reluctant’ to... (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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Crowdfunding for Nonprofits: How To Add This Essential Tool To Your Fundraising Mix

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)

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How to Find Grants

Wed, Sep 02, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Organizations are always watching for grant opportunities, yet it is rare to meet someone who excels at foundation research. Even when foundation data is readily available, it can be a challenge to determine whether to apply, how much to request, what to ask for, who to talk to, and so on.

During this webinar, a grant proposal writer who has... (continued)

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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

Outline

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)

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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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Ensuring Resources as a Board Member: Giving and Getting

Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Ensuring resources - human and financial - are an essential board responsibility, but many of us cringe at the mention of fundraising. Join this webinar to learn more about what fundraising really means for board members and the specific, fun ways to get involved in ensuring... (continued)

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To Propose or Not to Propose: That is the Grant Writing Question

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)

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