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2020 ANA DC Nonprofit Conference

2020 ANA DC NONPROFIT CONFERENCE

February 19-21, 2020
At the 2020 ANA D.C. Nonprofit Conference, you’ll hear innovative marketing, fundraising, and collaboration ideas, to help you expand your donor base and strengthen the bonds with your existing donor. Make your plans to join us and hundreds of fundraising and marketing professionals at this 3-...

2020 Washington Nonprofit Conference

2020 WASHINGTON NONPROFIT CONFERENCE

February 19-21, 2020
The conference will cover areas like education related to direct/interactive marketing principles and practices, provide the latest in direct/interactive legislation, regulatory and standards-setting issues facing nonprofits.

2020 Favour Nonprofit Summit

2020 FAVOUR NONPROFIT SUMMIT

February 21-22, 2020
The Favour Nonprofit Summit is an annual gathering of purpose-driven, forward-thinking leaders with a vision to do good in the world. A 2-day, immersive experience in the Los Angeles area, the Summit educates, equips, and empowers nonprofit leaders to create, sustain, and scale their organizations f...

Non Profits: The Donor Profile

NON PROFITS: THE DONOR PROFILE

February 26-26, 2020
Funders and donors are making donation decisions with increased savvy and sophistication because through the internet and social media they have much more access and information about the nonprofit organizations who are seeking funding. It has become more imperative than ever that Nonprofit organiza...

Yale Philanthropy Conference

YALE PHILANTHROPY CONFERENCE

February 14-14, 2020
Yale Philanthropy Conference is a student-run convening, and host to philanthropic and nonprofit leaders who seek to tackle the social sector's most pressing challenges. It is an interdisciplinary forum for current and future leaders focused on the business of social change.

Not-for-profit forum 2020

NOT-FOR-PROFIT FORUM 2020

February 10-11, 2020
Financial sustainability and digital disruption are influencing the future of NFPs. Be equipped to lead through complex change by attending Canada’s premiere event for not-for-profit leaders.

Nonprofit Management Bootcamp

NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT BOOTCAMP

February 11-11, 2020
We'll cover working with boards, fund development, financial management, strategic thinking and operations. Designed for those newer to or considering a nonprofit management role, this hands-on crash course will give you an overview of the key competencies of a nonprofit manager.

Nonprofit Organizations Primer

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS PRIMER

January 23-24, 2020
The conference will feature nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance, and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations.

 

Webinars

FEB 18, 2020 | 1:00PM
7 STEPS TO A WRITTEN FUNDRAISING PLAN
Many nonprofits struggle to create a fundraising plan and put it in writing, yet the benefits are tremendous.  A written plan shifts you from being reactive and dealing with the crisis of the day to being proactive and working purposefully toward the results you want.
FEB 19, 2020 | 12:00PM
FUNDRAISING COMMUNICATIONS 2: DONOR MESSAGES THAT RESONATE
You know what you’re trying to say to your donors and prospects—but how do you say it so it connects? What you need are a few good messages: resonant statements that stick in your donor’s head, phrases you’ll hear your Board members repeat in conversation, “a ...
FEB 19, 2020 | 11:00AM
3 USES OF A LANDING PAGE TO IMPROVE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN RESULTS
Not only does an Event or Landing Page create emotional impact and improve conversion rates for your fundraising campaigns, but they also streamline your promotional efforts and donor experience. Register for our live 3 Uses of a Landing Page to Improve Fundraising Campaign Results where o...
FEB 19, 2020 | 9:00AM
THE SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR NONPROFIT TEAMS
Are you wondering how you can not only survive, but thrive in the ever-demanding world of nonprofit finance? Join us for this one-hour webinar to learn how to support separate, balanced sets of books, how to track general vs. restricted dollars, balance and close each fund or grant indepen...
FEB 19, 2020 | 1:00PM
THE SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR NONPROFIT FINANCE TEAMS, BY SAGE INTACCT
Are you wondering how you can not only survive, but thrive in the ever-demanding world of nonprofit finance? Join Sage Intacct for this one-hour webinar to learn how to support separate, balanced sets of books, how to track general vs. restricted dollars, balance and close each fund or gra...
FEB 20, 2020 | 1:00PM
PROMOTING AND MARKETING YOUR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS
We’re often asked, “how can we spread more awareness about our upcoming event?”  It’s a big question, no doubt, but it’s one that’s easier to answer when you know who you’re trying to reach. In this webinar, we’ll be referencing this res...

INTRO TO SNAPCHAT FOR NONPROFITS
In this free webinar, we’ll dive into an introduction to Snapchat for nonprofits. We’ll look at hownonprofits can get started on Snapchat, what they can/should post, and who’s already using Snapchat.
NONPROFIT SECRETS TO RAISING CORPORATE DOLLARS
You’ve been diversifying your development efforts for a while, grants, and individual donors, and earned revenue. But it’s time to take advantage of one more funding avenue: corporate dollars. Not sure where to start? Find out how to reach those local business funds in our reco...
3 KEYS TO SETTING UP YOUR FUNDRAISING CALENDAR FOR SUCCESS
Now that the 2015 giving season is over, you’re probably knee deep into planning your fundraising calendar for 2016. We invited special guest Brad Davies, Fundraising Expert from NextAfter to share his experience and talk through a specific strategy on how to grow your organization t...
NONPROFIT INSIGHTS PART 2 – PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE: BUILDING A STRONG BOARD
Board members play a critical role in the success of all sizes and types of organizations—yet most haven’t been properly trained. In this webinar we’ll discuss governance/policies, legal and ethical responsibilities, self-evaluation, committees and recruitment. We’l...
FUNDRAISING TIPS FOR DIRECTORS OF NONPROFIT ORGANISATIONS WEBINAR
In small to medium organisations, CEOs and Board Members have a key role to play in fundraising. Not everything can be allocated to staff, and there are things that only Directors can do. This webinar is designed for organisations with at least one fundraising staff member.
GREAT NONPROFIT BOARDS AND HOW TO BUILD YOURS
At Tides, we see the important contributions that a highly functioning board can have in the growth and stability of a nonprofit. Likewise, we also have seen the problems that arise when there are misunderstandings, misaligned expectations, and a lack of investment into board purpose and h...

RESOURCES

Interested in using Twitter on behalf of your nonprofit, social enterprise or cause? Great, that willingness to take the plunge is a big step all by itself. Before you forge ahead, make sure you do th...

Did you know that 30% of all annual charitable giving happens in December? Ten percent of those donations come in the last three days of the year! Professional developers probably aren’t surpris...

As technology and innovation continue to be in the forefront of the nonprofit sector, 2020 will be about learning more about what these technologies and solutions have to offer and tying them back in ...

New decade, new tech. The 20s are when nonprofits as a whole are going to use technology in unique and interesting ways. Many have already started to, which means there’s a lot trending this yea...

In the age where you can watch a movie on your phone and answer the phone on your watch, convenience is the name of the game. To provide a flexible fundraising experience for the modern donor, your no...

Each and every interaction your nonprofit has with supporters comes with a data point. Whether that’s an opened email newsletter, a social media comment, or the many digital donations made durin...

It’s the turn of a new decade, and several social, technological, economic and political forces promise to shape the future of the nonprofit sector. Some are already in play – or have been...

Social media channels are great tools for nonprofit organizations to utilize. Whether you’re using Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, LinkedIn or any other platform, staying connected with your donor ba...

Love it or hate it, fundraising sits at the heart of nonprofit organizations. There is an entire industry occupied with encouraging people to part with their money, and that project gets even harder w...