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2019 Forum Annual Conference

2019 FORUM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

July 15-17, 2019
ForumCon19 will bring together the leadership and staff of all regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) working to advance, inform and support the nation’s philanthropic sector. It’s the only conference where we can delve into our unique role as CEOs and staff of P...

High Value Fundraising - Unlocking Trusts and Major Donors

HIGH VALUE FUNDRAISING - UNLOCKING TRUSTS AND MAJOR DONORS

July 17-17, 2019
After a highly popular Trusts and Foundations Masterclass in 2018, we are bringing it back and expanding to a whole day of high value giving covering both trusts and major donors with the fabulous Emma Beeston and Mike Bartlett. Suitable for fundraisers of all levels, CEOs, trustees and organis...

2019 Funders Institute

2019 FUNDERS INSTITUTE

July 22-24, 2019
Funders Together to End Homelessness is excited to present our annual Funders Institute, held in conjunction with the National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, D.C. The Funders Institute is our largest event for funders to learn from each other and experts about philanthropy’s ...

2019 Summer Institute in Educational Fundraising

2019 SUMMER INSTITUTE IN EDUCATIONAL FUNDRAISING

July 21-25, 2019
Be a part of the tradition and kick off your career in advancement. CASE's flagship training programs are for early-career professionals in educational fundraising. This unique and intensive learning experience provides you with the foundation you need to further your career and impact your inst...

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...

Census 2020: Nonprofits Take Action

CENSUS 2020: NONPROFITS TAKE ACTION

July 15-15, 2019
Now is the time to get ready for the 2020 Census. In this high energy and interactive session, participants will have the opportunity to hear from local leaders about why Census 2020 is so important to nonprofits, challenges to the Census, and how Minnesota communities and nonprofits have a key role...

THE GIVING INSTITUTE SUMMER SYMPOSIUM

THE GIVING INSTITUTE SUMMER SYMPOSIUM

July 11-13, 2019
The Giving Institute began planning the first Summer Institute for Consulting Professionals in 1991. They perceived the meetings as an opportunity to: Give leading consulting professionals in the philanthropic sector a chance to identify and discuss the most important issues facing not-for-profit or...

 

Webinars

JUL 16, 2019 | 10:00 AM
HOW TO DRIVE SOCIAL MEDIA ENGAGEMENT WITH YOUR NONPROFIT STORYTELLING
Engagement is the name of the game in social media, but with frequent platform changes and declining attention spans, cutting through the clutter is harder than ever.  Enter storytelling! Sharing the good, the bad and the ugly stories of your nonprofit at work is the best way to captu...
JUL 16, 2019 | 3:00PM
10 DONOR-LED FUNDRAISING EVENT IDEAS TO GROW GIVING AND COMMUNITY FOR YOUR NONPROFIT
Third party, or donor led, events help you increase giving and make an immediate impact in your community. In this webinar, myRollCall and Virtuous explore the variety of options your nonprofit has for a donor led event. We offer expert advice on how to use events to expand your mission, d...
JUL 17, 2019 | 3:00PM
HOW DID WE GET HERE? UNDERSTANDING THE HISTORY OF NONPROFIT CULTURE
Nonprofits are tasked with creating change, inspiring and cultivating future leaders and providing critical resources for healthy community development. However, they are often underfunded and understaffed, conditioning them to act from a place of scarcity or familiarity in pursuit of thei...
JUL 17, 2019 | 10:00AM
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 have not been properly trained. In this webinar we will discuss governance policies, legal and ethical responsibilities, self-evaluation, committees and recruitment. We’ll also explore ...
JUL 18, 2019 | 02:00 PM
COMMUNICATE YOUR IMPACT TO BUSY DONORS
Today’s donors want to see results. Whether you are writing a grant proposal, seeking a big gift from a philanthropist, or hoping to attract new direct-response donors, it is vital to convey your impact well. Join us for a session that will offer advice on how to show impact in donor...
JUL 18, 2019 | 2:00 PM
YOUR MAJOR DONORS CAN HELP LAUNCH YOUR CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
If you’re considering a capital campaign, join us to learn how to prepare for your campaign by engaging your biggest donors right from the start. Big donors and big gifts are key to the success of capital campaigns. Capital campaign experts Andrea Kihlstedt and Amy Eisenstein will sh...

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 ...

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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Private-equity investors are combining the nation's largest security-guard services into a single giant company. In the biggest merger, announced this morning, AlliedBarton Security Services, the ...

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has appointed five new members to the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC)....