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Fall Portland Philanthropy Forum

FALL PORTLAND PHILANTHROPY FORUM

September 25-25, 2017
Questions around ethics arise when administering public charities and private foundations and professional advisors are frequently on the forefront of advising clients on how to navigate these concerns when they arise. Through a series of case studies, this Philanthropy Forum will explore key ethica...

Association of Donor Relations Professionals International Conference

ASSOCIATION OF DONOR RELATIONS PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

September 26-28, 2017
Join donor relations and stewardship professionals from around the world this fall at the 14th Annual Association of Donor Relations Professionals International Conference in Las Vegas Nevada, Tuesday through Thursday, September 26 – 28. The largest international conference dedicated to Donor ...

The Communications Network Annual Conference

THE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE

September 27-29, 2017
The Communications Network annual conference is the premier global leadership gathering for foundation and nonprofit leaders committed to building a better world through the smart and deliberate use of strategic communications.

49th ANNUAL NATIONAL NCDC CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION WHERE CATHOLIC FUNDRAISERS NEED TO BE

49TH ANNUAL NATIONAL NCDC CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION WHERE CATHOLIC FUNDRAISERS NEED TO BE

September 27-30, 2017
We invite you to join our community for the top conference for those in the ministry of fundraising. For forty-eight years, the NCDC Conference and Exposition has been where we gather as a fundraising community to network, learn, share, play, and pray with our colleagues.

Fundraising Live 2017

FUNDRAISING LIVE 2017

February 09-09, 2017
Sponsored
We are delighted to announce that our Fundraising Live conference will return for its third year on 9th February 2017. Following a year of significant disruption across the charity sector, it feels like we have reached a turning point for fundraising. This year’s programme is testament to the ...

BRAND INNOVATORS CONTENT MARKETING IS PUTTING THE MARKETING AND MEDIA INDUSTRIES ON REVIEW.

BRAND INNOVATORS CONTENT MARKETING IS PUTTING THE MARKETING AND MEDIA INDUSTRIES ON REVIEW.

November 25-26, 2016
Sponsored
Content marketing has come of age. Over the past few years, electronic publishing has evolved from a novelty to a core competency and crucial strategy for leading brands. From outsourcing to content marketing factories to building full-fledged newsrooms, brands are creating and distributing more con...

The Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization Summit

THE NONPROFIT INNOVATION & OPTIMIZATION SUMMIT

September 21-22, 2017
We’re putting together a line-up of the world’s foremost innovators and optimizers to bring the latest and most effective digital strategies to your nonprofit fundraising program. Fill out the form below to get updates as we announce our NIO Summit 2017 speaker line-up. We’ll also ...

The Charity Accountants

THE CHARITY ACCOUNTANTS' CONFERENCE, NOTTINGHAM, 21-22 SEPTEMBER

September 21-22, 2017
The Charity Accountants' Conference is the UK's largest residential conference for charity finance professionals, taking place in Nottingham. Updates on legal, tax and accounting issues from charity experts ,24 practical hands-on sessions to develop your skills and knowledge Opportunities to...

 

Webinars

SEP 26, 2017 | 1:00 PM
HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR ONLINE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
If you build it, they will come - right? Not so in the fast-moving, noisy, and cluttered online landscape! Once you have designed an online fundraising campaign, how will you get people to pay attention? Simply sending out one or two emails is not enough!In this free 45-minute webinar, you...
SEP 26, 2017
FREE WEBINAR! HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR ONLINE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
In this free 45-minute webinar, you’ll learn tactics to use your website, email list, and social media channels to promote your online fundraising campaign and achieve your goals!
SEP 26, 2017 | 01:00PM
NONPROFIT FASB REPORTING REQUIREMENTS UPDATE
Major changes are in store for nonprofit organizations that will impact nearly every nonprofit organization's financial statements. Learn how these changes will impact net asset classification, reporting of financial performance measures, reporting of expenses by function and nature, p...
SEP 26, 2017 | 2:00PM
EXPENDITURE RESPONSIBILITY VS. EQUIVALENCY DETERMINATION: HOW TO CHOOSE
Are you a corporate foundation that makes grants internationally?  Do you make grants to organizations that are not 501(c)(3) public charities?  If so, you will want to learn more about expenditure responsibility and equivalency determinations, and understand when each may apply....
SEP 26, 2017 | 3:00 PM
HOW TO CREATE AWESOME DONATION PAGES THAT CONVERT HIGH-QUALITY DONORS
The most important part of your online fundraising campaign is your donation page. How effectively you convert prospects when they visit your donation page can spell success - or failure - for your online fundraising campaign. In fact, even a 1% increase in conversion rates can equal tens ...
SEP 27, 2017
WEBINAR: FOUR STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL ENDOWMENT BUILDING
This presentation is designed for board and staff members new to endowment building and those interested in reviving and adding to existing endowment funds. In four clear steps, you will have the skills and tools to launch an endowment program or reengage the board and volunteers in buildi...
OCT 03, 2017 | 10:30PM
YOUR BUSINESS IS LEAKING 60% IN PROFITS EVERY YEAR-LEARN HOW TO STOP THE LEAKS
Did you know that most companies get roughly 40% of the money they earn on their best business to the bottom line?  This means that more 60% of their customers are unprofitable. Combine that information with the fact that you’re also losing additional hidden profit leaks and thi...

CROWDFUNDING 101: FUNDRAISING PAGES THAT DRIVE DONATIONS
What's the secret to designing a fundraising campaign that grabs the attention of supporters and motivates people to donate? We're revealing the characteristics of hundreds of Classy Crowdfunding campaigns that have raised over $1 million since May 2016. WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN TH...
GOOGLE AD GRANTS FOR NONPROFITS: HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR FREE ADVERTISING SPEND
Did you know that most nonprofits are only able to spend $300 per month out of the $10,000 available through the free Google Ad Grant?  To help you maximize your free advertising spend, we've invited Classy Certified Consultant, Community Boost, to teach you how to set up your Ad ...
THE FORMULA TO DESIGNING A BEAUTIFUL #GIVINGTUESDAY CAMPAIGN
Stand out this #GivingTuesday and design a fundraising campaign that stops your supporters in their tracks.Sign up and learn what elements are unique to successful #GivingTuesday campaigns, why Crowdfunding can support your campaign goals, and strategies to market and promote your #GivingT...
CRUSH YOUR FUNDRAISING GOALS WITH MODERN MARKETING ESSENTIALS
here's no such thing as a successful fundraising campaign without a solid communications plan. Time after time, nonprofits launch a campaign and expect people to just find out about it and take action. In this webinar, we'll cover the fundamentals of a communications plan that work...
PEER-TO-PEER: GROW YOUR DONOR BASE BY LAUNCHING A POWERFUL MOVEMENT
Launching a Peer-to-Peer campaign is a powerful way to empower your supporters to share your message and attract new supporters. It’s also one of the most effective ways to generate new revenue for your organization.
SUSE IN EDUCATION & NON PROFIT
Introduction - Adam Kitcat (SUSE)  Getting the most out of your OES/SUSE entitlement - David Frost (ST FOUR)  SUSE Subscription model - Adam Kitcat (SUSE)
IBM WEBINAR: PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS FOR UNIONS & NON-PROFITS
Unions and Non-profits share a common core: success is critically dependent on their ability to maintain active and involved supporters as well as continuously attracts new participation. With increased competition for support and limited resources available, organizations must be smart an...

RESOURCES

Throughout my career, I worked with accountants who had definite instructions from our owners to collect financial information that would allow them to accurately report “profit and loss” ...

Uber has been pushing to reach profitability in the US and Canada by the second quarter of 2016, and the company now says it's made that goal, according to a new report by Bloomberg's Eric New...

Lawmakers are cracking down on them for shady business practices. But sociology professor Tressie McMillan Cottom says bigger forces are at play....

The nation’s banks are making more money.
Profit rose 12.9 percent to $45.6 billion for the three months that ended Sept. 30, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Just ...

Software giant Oracle (ORCL) reports fiscal Q2 results this Thursday, December 15th, after the closing bell, and several analysts are offering up their views on what to expect.

Street c...

First Solar has undergone a number of changes this year. The company has announced big changes in its module format, with plans to launch two new module designs on the back of impressive technology pr...

Up until now, I think it's been growth, growth growth," Par-Jorgen Parson told Reuters. Parson is a general partner with venture capital firm Northzone, and one of Spotify's first investo...

Uniqlo sold a solid amount of clothes over the past nine months, but the amount of money it pocketed from those sales was a bummer by comparison.Despite a 6.4 percent rise in revenue to ¥1.4346 tr...

Shares of disk-drive and NAND flash chip maker Western Digital  (WDC) are surging in late trading as the company raises its fiscal Q2 outlook for three months ended in December.
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