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Digital Privacy and Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: Managing Your Legal Risk

DIGITAL PRIVACY AND CYBERSECURITY FOR NONPROFITS: MANAGING YOUR LEGAL RISK

July 28-28, 2020
In today's digital age, many nonprofits collect and store valuable and sensitive information about their target audience, including their client base and supporters, which comes with innumerable benefits. While such information serves to advance the sector's work, nonprofits are responsible ...

WYOMING NONPROFIT CONFERENCE

WYOMING NONPROFIT CONFERENCE

August 04-05, 2020
The Wyoming Nonprofit Conference, at Casper’s Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center brings together those working for the nonprofit community to learn and share best practices. The conference is sure to re-energize you with strategies and lessons that make a difference to your nonprofit!

2020 ANA Chicago Nonprofit Conference

2020 ANA CHICAGO NONPROFIT CONFERENCE

August 05-07, 2020
The ANA has negotiated a special room rate of $225/night. In order to use the ANA rate, you must be registered to attend the conference. A reservation link will be provided under the "Important Information" section of your conference registration confirmation email. The cut-off date is Mon...

No Tin Cups - Why Nonprofits Should Stop Begging and Start Owning Their Pow...

NO TIN CUPS - WHY NONPROFITS SHOULD STOP BEGGING AND START OWNING THEIR POW...

September 29-29, 2020
Are you stuck in a cycle of kowtowing to donors' demands and then falling over yourself to be grateful for any scrap they give you?Are you tired of letting your funders set the terms and feeling that you have no recourse but to accept them as is?Do you feel that your work is consistently devalue...

Nonprofit Works 2020: ASPIRE

NONPROFIT WORKS 2020: ASPIRE

June 18-18, 2020
The Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida invites you to join us at our fifth annual Nonprofit Works conference at the Florida Blue Conference Center located in Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday, June 18, 2020. The theme this year is ASPIRE - originating in Latin, aspire literally means “to br...

The Can't-Miss Nonprofit Conference of the Year

THE CAN'T-MISS NONPROFIT CONFERENCE OF THE YEAR

June 09-11, 2020
The Collaborative is a 3-day immersive experience designed exclusively for nonprofit professionals and social impact leaders to learn, share, and get inspired. From fundraising and marketing best practices, to the latest in technology and data, gain the tools, strategies, and connections you need to...

AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference

AICPA NOT-FOR-PROFIT INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

June 08-10, 2020
It’s all too easy to get distracted by ambiguity in these disruptive times. The AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference will provide the clarity you need to optimize your core strategies and refine your planning — reinforced by accounting, audit, tax, and regulatory and compliance updat...

A COVID-19 and Planet Philanthropy 2020 Update

A COVID-19 AND PLANET PHILANTHROPY 2020 UPDATE

June 06-09, 2020
The situation of COVID-19 has been rapidly evolving.  Last week as the Center for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance that the hosting of large events and mass gatherings be suspended for at least eight weeks, the AFP Florida Caucus board met and consulted with its conference plann...

 

Webinars

JUL 22, 2020 | 1:00PM
AFP WEBINAR: EVERYTHING WE KNOW ABOUT FUNDRAISING IS (MOSTLY) WRONG
We often hear about concepts like the fundraising pyramid, donor prospecting, or the funnel approach to donor cultivation. But do these philosophical beliefs match up with reality? Join Steve MacLaughlin, vice president of product management at Blackbaud and bestselling author of Data Driv...
SEP 16, 2020 | 2:00PM
BAKING RISK-AWARE THINKING AND ACTING INTO YOUR NONPROFIT’S VALUES AND CULTURE
The expression “culture trumps strategy” definitely applies in nonprofits working to embed strong risk management practices into their operations and planning processes. Join this webinar to learn how to sync risk management practices with your nonprofit’s values and cult...
NOV 04, 2020 | 1:00PM
AFP WEBINAR: VISIONEERING YOUR ORGANIZATION--HOW TO SET A BOLD VISION AND STRATEGIC PLAN THAT INSPIRES DONORS, STAFF, AND LEADERS
Yogi Berra once said: “If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.” In an increasingly more competitive nonprofit landscape, donors want to invest in organizations that know where they’re going. Yet, too often, bold visioning can feel impo...
NOV 17, 2020 | 12:00PM
12 GOLDEN RULES OF NONPROFIT FINANCE
Nonprofit financial health can seem like an elusive, nuanced, and subjective judgment call. In this webinar we will break it all down to 12 Golden Rules of nonprofit finance to keep your organization healthy. From budgeting to operating reserves, if you follow these rules, you’ll be ...

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

Eighty-six percent of millennials consider user-generated content as a good gauge of a brand’s overall quality. User-generated content comes from unpaid fans of an organization who share their e...

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofit digital transformation is no longer a choice. Organizations are now faced with unprecedented challenges and are turning to technology to work remotely, tra...

Many nonprofits understand that they have to promote on Facebook. As a result, there's a lot that Facebook offers charitable groups, including great groups that can help you share and learn inform...

Most nonprofits know about corporate sponsorship, but have you tried matching gifts and volunteer grants? Has a business ever donated goods or services to your nonprofit? What about a business donatin...

As the fiscal year draws to a close for many U.S. nonprofits, we have decided to spotlight some of the best cloud products we offer. Budgets can be tight at the best of times, and we know that many no...

Salesforce.org has just released a whole slew of new products and feature enhancements that have generated a lot of excitement here at Vera. One of these, the Program Management Module (PMM), has been...

Barbara O’Reilly was recently featured on our Responsive Fundraising Podcast, where she discussed the three stages that follow an unexpected world event. First, the response phase, where we each...

Just like that, we went from talking about the rising trends in fundraising for 2020 to how nonprofits can sustain operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless to say, it was quite the pivot in c...

One increasingly effective way for organizations to grow their audience and generate awareness is to start a nonprofit podcast. The Breastcancer.org nonprofit podcast, for instance, offers unique insi...