Sam Frank founded Synthesis Partnership to advise non-profit organizations in strategy, planning and organizational development. The largest share of his practice is devoted strategic planning, but he also works with clients on board governance, change management, facility, program and business planning, and training.
In 2009 he co-founded Nonprofit Webinars and... (continued)
Author of two five-star rated books (rated by Nonprofit.About.com), Get the Job, Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide, and The Wild Woman's Guide to Social Media. Also authored The Wild Woman's Guide to Fundraising. Popular website, WildWomanFundraising.com, gets 40,000 monthly visitors.
Coaches small nonprofits in how to fundraise and communicate more... (continued)
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)
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)
Jay B. Love currently serves as both Senior Vice President of Avectra and the CEO and Co-Founder of Bloomerang. Both organizations serve the non-profit sector only with cutting edge technology tools for fundraising and communications.
Prior to Avectra he was CEO of Social Solutions in Baltimore, MD. He was engaged as a turnaround specialist for them. Prior to Social... (continued)
Cheri has been working for and with non-profits since 1984. As a fundraiser in charge of Special Gifts at Planned Parenthood/Chicago from 1984 to 1987, Cheri researched, selected and implemented the first fundraising software product used by the organization.
From 1987 to 1993, Cheri worked as an account manager for a national software company. Working... (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)
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)