Wed, Apr 05, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
All too often, nonprofit communications are planned and executed in a silo. The membership team has one approach, the fundraising team another, and various program directors market their services independently as well. The result? A muddled brand presence and lots of wasted resources. Brand strategy... (continued)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Wed, Mar 02, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
The current season of Discovery’s Mythbusters will be its last. To bid farewell to this iconic television series which has aligned so well with the goal of many nonprofits to encourage Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers, I brazenly "borrow" their format to clear up common misconceptions about... (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)
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
More and more development professionals are turning their attention to the single largest asset category for many of their donors, their real estate holdings. This webinar will review trends in real estate gift activity, the variety of real estate gift structures being used to fit particular donor situations, and emerging best practices across the country.
Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Teamwork is vital to the modern, interconnected workplace, yet many people have frustrating team experiences. This practical webinar will identify common misconceptions about teams that can result in practices that limit effectiveness. We will then identify crucial team skills, including: getting on the same page; running... (continued)
Wed, Nov 05, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Philanthropy has been undergoing a classic paradigm-shift—i.e., a total transformation of its vocabulary, conceptualization, rhetoric, infrastructure and modes of operation—since the late '90s, driven by computers and the Internet, new demographics of wealth, and the globalization of the American high-tech economy. This... (continued)
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Power and its expression has a huge impact on communication, relationships and organizational life, for better and for worse. To function well, our non-profits and other groups need power; but power needs to be expressed with awareness to be helpful and effective. Learn about different kinds of power, the pitfalls of power expressed... (continued)
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
• Frustrated with board members saying that they’ll help – only to see nothing happen?
• Tired of fundraising being an afterthought at board meetings?
• Waiting for the day when others will be as excited about fundraising as you once... (continued)
Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Following up on the webinar on Nonprofit Boards & Effective Governance (October 1), we'll be offering an open-ended forum. If you have a question, issue or problem relating to any aspect of nonprofit boards, sign up for this session. To give your question priority standing, submit it in advance. I will frame my comments broadly in... (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
Tue, Aug 05, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Donor retention (how many donors continue to give to your organization after their first gift) is at an all-time low. It’s abysmal and worrisome.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals found that 70% of all donors that... (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)
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Any organization that isn't anxious is on its way to extinction. Anxiety is central to organizational life. The issue isn't whether or not you're a part of an anxious organization. You are - guaranteed! It’s more about how your organization manages anxiety - for better or for worse. Since anxiety... (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, 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)
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 07, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
When P.T. Barnum said: “there’s no such thing as bad publicity,” he was talking about circuses, not nonprofits. Negative publicity can have a chilling effect on donations to a nonprofit! To keep your donations flowing, I'll tell you what to look for in finance to avoid trouble and bad publicity... (continued)
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
There is no such thing as a single channel person. You, me, our donors, no one spends their days in just one channel or place or media. Which means we need to create campaigns that connect with our supporters where they are and in all the places they spend their... (continued)
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
With over 1 billion users, Facebook has emerged as a go-to place for understanding interests. With 250 million users, LinkedIn has established itself as a leading source for career information. Yet, these powerful networks continue to operate at the periphery of most non-profit fundraising... (continued)
Wed, Apr 02, 2014 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... (continued)
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Great leaders make relationships a priority. This workshop, based on the work of Dr. Jean Baker Miller, Dr. Judith Jordan and others, focuses on the components of Relational Cultural Theory. Relational Cultural Theory "is not forming a separated, independent self, but rather the ability to... (continued)
Tue, Mar 18, 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 work overall? Join us for a quick,... (continued)
Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Professional leadership coaching is becoming increasingly familiar to—if not yet commonly used in—the nonprofit sector. While some very small organizations may indeed not be able to afford leadership coaching, many more nonprofits may decline to use coaching mainly out of uncertainty about whether coaching is really an... (continued)