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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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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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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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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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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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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Adrienne Rubin

Adrienne Rubin has over twenty-five years of experience in leadership development, strategic planning, management, marketing and analytics. She currently serves as the Treasurer and Director of Finance of the Give Something Back Foundation, a national nonprofit that provides mentors and scholarships to help Pell Grant-eligible students go to college and graduate... (continued)

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Cheri J. Weissman

Cheri has been working for and with nonprofits since 1984.

After several years as a fundraiser at a Chicago nonprofit, Cheri moved on to become an account manager for a national software company, where she developed and delivered software training programs, performed various data-related services, organized and hosted users groups, provided on- and off-site... (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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Emily Davis Consulting LLC

Emily Davis Consulting creatively partners with not-for-profits and philanthropists on board governance, charitable advising, digital communications, and fund development. We serve our clients to leverage every resource possible that will benefit the organizational vision, mission, and goals.

We emphasize learning partnerships and... (continued)

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Every Ask You Don't Make is a Gift You Won't Get - How to Succeed with Major Gifts Fundraising

Wed, Jan 15, 2014 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... (continued)

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Dana Ostomel

Dana Ostomel is the founder and Chief Gifting Officer of Deposit a Gift.com, a crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to easily create an online fundraising campaign for any organizational, school or personal need. Whether you're a nonprofit or school looking to get into crowdsourced fundraising, or an individual looking to raise... (continued)

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Grow Your Major Gifts: Then Don't Let Them Wither on the Vine -- Learn to Make Dynamic 'Moves' and Passionate 'Asks'

Wed, Jan 07, 2015 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... (continued)

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3 Great Nonprofit Books: Boards from Hell, How to Ask For Money, Chairing a Board

Boards from Hell ** How to Ask for Money without Fainting ** Are you Chairing a Board by the Seat of Your Pants by Susan Scribner. Internationally sold books are now brought to you in specially designed electronic books! Read, search, link, make notes, highlight, print! Special... (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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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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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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Sample Fundraising Plan Outline

This document is an outline of all the potential funding categories for your organization. It helps to identify elements of positioning, goals, and implementation that will be needed in building a diversified fundraising strategy.

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Prospect Research on a Shoestring Budget

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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Learn how to leverage online and local resources that will assist you in prospecting new funding opportunities for your nonprofit organization.

Takeaways:
--Find out how to leverage library databases without spending any money
--Learn... (continued)

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A Donor is a Terrible Thing to Lose: Secrets to Getting More and Bigger Gifts

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)

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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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Free Webinar: Using Social Media to Strengthen Donor Relationships

Tue, Aug 05, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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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)

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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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"Writing to Make a Difference"

Writing to Make a Difference is a handy step-by-step guide to using your writing to make your organization (and you) more successful — right now. It includes 25 accessible and memorable chapters packed with in-demand information that’s bound to help you and your organization leap... (continued)

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