Wed, May 03, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
How confident do you feel about your writing? It's an important skill every non-profit professional should have at their disposal for fundraising. Writing that raises money is more for a science than an art, and this webinar will break down three important strategies that you can use in your writing... (continued)
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Addressing the complex issues nonprofits face requires effective and creative teams that bring together people with a range of skills and experiences. It’s vital that teams effectively solve problems, innovate, and continuously improve. Coaching, often thought of as only being for work with individuals, can help... (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, Mar 25, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
This Webinar is all about how strategic donor-centered stewardship will improve your donor retention. This is big! If you can retain just 10% more of your supporters you can increase their lifetime value by 200%.
Are you even measuring donor retention, or just dollars raised? The problem with the latter is... (continued)
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
You're getting ready for a capital campaign! Do you need to do a study, is it a waste of time and money? Can you do the study yourself? Will the consultant tell you anything you don't already know?
If you're planning a campaign you've probably been asked these questions by your board, your CEO, or maybe you've asked them... (continued)
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
The growth of the Internet has given rise to a new discipline of online marketing: inbound marketing. Businesses and organizations who have mastered inbound marketing through content publishing are reaping vast dividends in the form of website traffic and conversions.
For nonprofits, there is a huge... (continued)
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Experiencing generational communication challenges and problems? You are not alone! Sherri Petro of VPI Strategies shares her top 10 generational gems gleaned from the over 250 generational workshops she has conducted. You will increase your generational quotient and reduce the misunderstandings that abound with multiple... (continued)
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 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 nonprofit board. We will... (continued)
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
According to Blackbaud, most money is raised in the last quarter of the year. Around the holidays, people tend to give more, both online and offline.
This means that your year-end appeal letter is a critical element of your fundraising success. How can you take advantage of this most wonderful time of the... (continued)
Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Ensuring that you have the right person on board in the right position is critical to your organization’s success. Strengthening your interview process with behaviorally based questions can give you important insights about whether an applicant will be a good fit for a particular... (continued)
Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
THIS WEBINAR IS OVER. If you'd like to learn more about annual reports, check out Mazarine's e-course,
Advanced Annual Reports for Fundraising
If you're looking for inspiration, a way to cut costs on your annual report, and the graphic... (continued)
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
In this webinar for nonprofit executives and marketers, you will learn:
What you need to have in place BEFORE you hire someone to make you a video.
How NOT to waste your money on a video that won't yield results.
What kind of video(s) you need in order to get seen and heard in today's noisy... (continued)
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Once your organization has developed an online social community, the next step is to move them to action! What's the secret to designing and executing a successful online engagement campaign, powered by social media? In this webinar, we'll cover when you know your organization is ready to create a campaign, designing the... (continued)
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
This session will focus on the root causes of poor retention rates, and offer tips for improvement based on the principles of Dr. Adrian Sargeant and Tom Ahern: two world-renowned authorities on building donor loyalty. Sargeant and Ahern's principles are based upon years of research conducted in the... (continued)
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
For advancement teams, getting a constituent's attention on Facebook can be tough.
Even while creating remarkable content, there are moments when your institution’s social content strategy can benefit from an advertising boost.... (continued)
Wed, Jul 09, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Whether you are a consultant wanting to market your business or a nonprofit staff member hoping to "get noticed," the old academic warning, "Publish or Perish," is appropriate for you. Consultants and practitioners who have published books are more recognized, can command higher salaries and fees, and feel... (continued)
Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Your organization's website is critical to your success. It's the place to tell the world about your mission and motivate visitors to take action - whether it's making a donation or signing up for your services. For many organizations, it's difficult to know where to start. What do you do next with your website and how... (continued)
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
It's no coincidence that many great grant proposal writers once worked as journalists. Like proposal writers, journalists have a knack for telling clear, compelling stories using quotes and objective evidence.
This webinar, led... (continued)
Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
There are now more cell phones than toothbrushes, and as of 2013, smartphones surpassed regular phone sales. But what are the implications for your nonprofit, and how can you quickly yet effectively craft a mobile impact strategy to advance your programs, fundraising, and... (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, Jun 11, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
This webinar is designed to help nonprofits identify funding options and resources to finance their social venture efforts. A panel of fundraising experts and practitioners will discuss the ins and outs of social venture fundraising, including:
- Types of funding available to nonprofit social enterprises -... (continued)
Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Building on our annual cycle of nonprofit planning webinars (three on strategic planning and one each on integrated planning, facility planning, and mission statements), we will offer a discussion-based planning clinic. If you have a question, issue or problem relating to any aspect of nonprofit planning (strategic,... (continued)
Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Email continues to be the most effective way to engage donors and volunteers online. But many small and medium-sized nonprofits don't know how to use email effectively.
This webinar will show you the low-hanging fruit - specific things you can do to improve your email results. The... (continued)
Fri, May 30, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Join Aaron Titus, from Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD), as he discusses his experience organizing volunteers in response to disasters. Aaron will also lead a discussion on how technology has been leveraged to coordinate tens of thousands of volunteers from dozens of... (continued)
Wed, May 28, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Attend this fast paced webinar to take away as many as 45 great FUNdraising ideas - some new, some reminders - in annual appeals, special events, board giving and more. These are just some of the great FUNdraising ideas listing in "FUNdraising! 180+ Great Ideas to Raise More Money". The webinar is presented by the author, Jean Block, a fundraising pro with more than 45 years of experience.
Wed, May 28, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Today's workforce and organizations are increasingly diverse. Effective non-profits need to be capable of welcoming, including, utilizing and working with diverse people, perspectives, styles, and experiences for overall success and capacity.
This presentation offers practical tools and... (continued)
Tue, May 27, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
During the webinar we'll talk about the different types of software agreements, cover why software agreements are so important and go through different legal aspects of a software license agreement (for example the types of licenses, what certain provisions mean, potential risks and... (continued)
Wed, May 21, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
The role of a leader is critical to the success of an organization. We all have the capacity to empower others through our own personal growth and development. Learn more about creating a culture of authenticity and reflection that can contribute to your team's ability to make a difference.
Please note that only audio is available for this webinar.
Wed, May 14, 2014 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 the business... (continued)
Tue, May 13, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
You know storytelling is an important tool in your nonprofit's fundraising and communication plan. You also know that social media offers a variety of opportunities to connect and communicate with your audience.
So why aren't we bringing more of our stories to social media?
Join Vanessa Chase from The... (continued)