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Measuring Fundraising Success
MEASURING FUNDRAISING SUCCESS
Benchmarking is core to measurable fundraising success. Join us as Esther Netter and Aashika Patel share the rationale, methods, and outcomes of using benchmarks to forecast and drive fundraising activity. Using the Cayton Children's Museum by ShareWell as an example, Aashika and Esther will exp...

Evolving Changes in the Not-For-Profit Industry
EVOLVING CHANGES IN THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT INDUSTRY
This program will focus on the current IRS areas of interest in evolving changes in the not for profit industry. You will learn what nonprofit practitioners, board members and staff need to know to proactively preserve exempt status - don't wait for an audit! Learn how to use practical proactive...

Why Fundraising is the F-Word to Your Board & How to Fix It
WHY FUNDRAISING IS THE F-WORD TO YOUR BOARD & HOW TO FIX IT
Do you have board members who are “allergic” to fundraising? Few things are more critical to your nonprofits health, success and sustainability than an effective board of directors. If you are ready to transform your D-list to an A-list, come learn tips and tools to get board members wil...

Salesforce Reporting 101 for Nonprofits
SALESFORCE REPORTING 101 FOR NONPROFITS
Watch this back-to-the-basics webinar recording, and learn about the reporting capabilities Salesforce has to offer. In this session, Data Consultant Dan Weik, and Database and CRM Manager Matt Devine, will show you how to: – Navigate the folder structure in the Salesforce Report “h...

Coloring Outside the Lines Creative Approaches to Peer to Peer Fundraising
COLORING OUTSIDE THE LINES CREATIVE APPROACHES TO PEER TO PEER FUNDRAISING
Organizations are finding new ways to use peer-to-peer tools and approaches to raise money and engage supporters. Traditional walk-a-thons aren’t going anywhere, but tools that were originally intended for such events are now being used for everything from virtual food drives to mission trips ...

How Your Nonprofit Can Get $10K Per Month In Free Google Advertising
HOW YOUR NONPROFIT CAN GET $10K PER MONTH IN FREE GOOGLE ADVERTISING
As a nonprofit, have you ever wanted a six-figure marketing budget without the six-figure price tag? Google Grants gives nonprofits $10,000 per month in free online advertising to promote their organizations and causes on Google search results. If you think it would be valuable for your nonprof...

How to Run an Amazing Giving Tuesday Campaign - A Step-by-Step Guide with Calendar
HOW TO RUN AN AMAZING GIVING TUESDAY CAMPAIGN - A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE WITH CALENDAR
Do you want to raise more money and connect with more supporters this Giving Tuesday? You're in luck because Julia Campbell who has helped dozens of small and mid-size nonprofits launch successful Giving Tuesday campaigns will teach you exactly what to do to reach your goals this Giving Tuesday ...

Managing Organizational Change at Your Nonprofit
MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AT YOUR NONPROFIT
In this webinar, Alice L. Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE and James Anderson, CFRE will discuss the stages of organizational growth, personality archetypes you may encounter, and strategies to build momentum toward change.

Spring Cleaning for Your Donor Data
SPRING CLEANING FOR YOUR DONOR DATA
Why reinvent the fundraising wheel when you can borrow ideas from your nonprofit peers? Spring is in the air! There’s no better time to organize your donor information. Whether it’s living in spreadsheets, multiple systems, or just really outdated or inaccurate, Network for Good’s ...

HOW TO BUILD A DONOR COMMUNICATIONS PLAN THAT WILL MAKE THEM FALL IN LOVE
HOW TO BUILD A DONOR COMMUNICATIONS PLAN THAT WILL MAKE THEM FALL IN LOVE
The angel in your supporters’ hearts overrules the bookkeeper in their heads all the time – and yet many nonprofits center their donor communications on the bookkeeper, talking mostly about tax receipts, to-do lists, event logistics, and program statistics. Instead, what if you focused o...

MAKE YOUR DONORS FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR NONPROFIT
MAKE YOUR DONORS FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR NONPROFIT
If you weren’t one of the 1,000+ who registered originally for our webinar, How to Build a Donor Communications Plan That Will Make Them Fall in Love, you can now get the recording too! A recent study on nonprofit donor engagement found that donors gave two-thirds of their annual charitable do...

A Month-by-Month Guide to Year End Fundraising
A MONTH-BY-MONTH GUIDE TO YEAR END FUNDRAISING
Maximize your End of Year campaign planning for the months of October through December with a number of helpful tips and tricks. Join Charity Dynamics’ Principal Consultant, Dolores McDonagh to gain access to specific checklists, tips and insights for impactful EOY planning.

Compensation Guide for Nonprofits
COMPENSATION GUIDE FOR NONPROFITS
The regulations under Section 457(f) provide planning opportunities for nonprofit entities in structuring deferred compensation plans for executives. This has become particularly important with the recent passage of new tax reform legislation that adds a 21% tax penalty on most tax-exempt organizati...

How to Write an Effective Nonprofit Annual Report
HOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE NONPROFIT ANNUAL REPORT
This information will explain why creating an annual report is important for your organization and how to ensure you create a report that engages all your target audiences. You will learn how to simplify your information gathering for what to include in your report; discover effective report themes,...

Start Your 2019 Grant Strategy Off Right
START YOUR 2019 GRANT STRATEGY OFF RIGHT
As the calendar year begins to wind down and you think about the new year, are you also thinking about how to strengthen your grant seeking strategy in the upcoming year? Starting your year off with a strong plan and clear goals in place will ensure that you secure the funding necessary to achieve y...

The Donor Thank You Bundle
THE DONOR THANK YOU BUNDLE
Now is a great time to set aside some time to show appreciation to your donors who have supported your organization over the past few months. The great news is that saying “thanks” to your donors goes a long way...not only will your donors feel appreciated, but it can improve your donor ...

How To Design + Grow A Successful Monthly Giving Campaign
HOW TO DESIGN + GROW A SUCCESSFUL MONTHLY GIVING CAMPAIGN
According to the 2018 M+R Benchmark Report, revenue from monthly giving grew over 40% and participation levels are nearly 45% across millennials, boomers, and gen-Xers. Additionally, monthly donor retention rates average over 80%. Monthly giving campaigns are tough to get right and notoriously diffi...

Fundraising Best Practices, Trends & Must-Dos for K-12 Districts & Ed Funds
FUNDRAISING BEST PRACTICES, TRENDS & MUST-DOS FOR K-12 DISTRICTS & ED FUNDS
Watch this webinar recording with public school district fundraising consultants Give Better Group who formerly raised millions of dollars for DC Public Schools as they share the key findings of their new whitepaper: A 6-Step Recipe for Fundraising Success.

Nonprofit Social Media Policy
NONPROFIT SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY
Many charitable nonprofits that regularly use social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to amplify their missions and raise funds do not adequately understand the issues such use may create. They also do not understand how to create and implement an appropriate social media policy...

The 7 Fundamentals of a Monthly Giving Program
THE 7 FUNDAMENTALS OF A MONTHLY GIVING PROGRAM
If you’re thinking about starting a monthly giving program, this free webinar recording is for you! Learn the fundamentals needed to start a Monthly Giving program, so you can benefit from the tremendous opportunities it can offer your organization. The initial tools and resources to...

How to Turn Event Guests Into Donors
HOW TO TURN EVENT GUESTS INTO DONORS
Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy-to-follow strategy that helped organizations engage event guests and turn them into donors? In this free 45-minute recorded webinar, event planning expert A.J. Steinberg will show you how to make guests feel the love at your event and turn that in...

Facebook Success Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations
FACEBOOK SUCCESS STRATEGIES FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Many nonprofits who are utilizing Facebook® to market campaigns often do not understand how to catch their target audience's attention in a way that will engage their audience, to like, comment, participate in polls, watch videos from beginning to end. They also do not understand how to take...

Exploring the Disciplines of Successful Major Gift Fundraising with Moves Management
EXPLORING THE DISCIPLINES OF SUCCESSFUL MAJOR GIFT FUNDRAISING WITH MOVES MANAGEMENT
This free on-demand webinar provides practical guidance and tools for monitoring your existing constituent database, tracking the various stages of major gifts, and building a sustainable pipeline for future major donors.

Accelerating Your Grateful Patient Fundraising Program
ACCELERATING YOUR GRATEFUL PATIENT FUNDRAISING PROGRAM
The prevalent impact of grateful patients and their families on healthcare philanthropy is widely accepted and well documented. Healthcare organizations recognize the philanthropic potential of those whose lives they have influenced and the power giving can have on their patient experience. However,...

5 Things Every Nonprofit Needs to Consider About Its Website
5 THINGS EVERY NONPROFIT NEEDS TO CONSIDER ABOUT ITS WEBSITE
Is your nonprofit's website maximizing its impact and your effectiveness? Most nonprofits struggle with this because, even though websites are familiar, they are difficult to create, manage, and make effective. This webinar will walk you through five things that every nonprofit should consider a...

NEW VIEWS ON NONPROFIT
NEW VIEWS ON NONPROFIT'S COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Members of BDO’s Compensation and Benefits practice will share insights on recently issued preliminary guidance from the IRS regarding the new 21% excise tax where tax-exempt employers could owe taxes on annual executive compensation over $1 million. The excise tax could also be applied to sep...

THE CURRENT STATE AND LOCAL TAX ENVIRONMENT FOR NONPROFITS
THE CURRENT STATE AND LOCAL TAX ENVIRONMENT FOR NONPROFITS
This webinar will provide participants with an overview of key state and local tax considerations for nonprofit organizations. Topics covered will include establishing a state nexus, state reporting of unrelated business income, and understanding how sales and use taxes apply to nonprofit organizati...

How to Make Crowdfunding Go Viral
HOW TO MAKE CROWDFUNDING GO VIRAL
Are you curious about the power of crowdfunding but not sure where to start? Join Moshe Hecht, CIO of the fundraising organization Charidy, who will share the insights and campaign experience that have led to hundreds of viral crowdfunding campaigns. During this 60-minute webinar, we will focus on a...

Mobile and Social Fundraising Insights
MOBILE AND SOCIAL FUNDRAISING INSIGHTS
Join Donna Wilkins, Founder of Charity Dynamics to learn more about your peer-to-peer participants’ mobile device fundraising patterns, which social tools amplify fundraising the most and how to use mobile behaviors to boost fundraising.

How to Turn a Passion Project into a $1M Nonprofit
HOW TO TURN A PASSION PROJECT INTO A $1M NONPROFIT
Two years ago, Chase Jones decided to make a difference in the lives of children living with cancer. He founded Vs. Cancer and started empowering teams of athletes and local communities to fundraise over 2 million dollars in support of childhood cancer research. What’s the secret behind V...

Show Me The Money: How to Find Prospects That Want to Fund You
SHOW ME THE MONEY: HOW TO FIND PROSPECTS THAT WANT TO FUND YOU
Are you wanting to apply for grant funds to help support your organization, but are having a hard time finding the grants? This is the webinar for you! This workshop is designed for to help you learn the details needed to begin research, to conduct successful grant research, and the skill set t...

Everything We Know About Fundraising Is Wrong
EVERYTHING WE KNOW ABOUT FUNDRAISING IS WRONG
Fundraising seems pretty simple, doesn't it? You ask for money, you get money. Unfortunately for all of us, that's not the way it works. Fundraising is becoming more about strategy and even more about learning donor behavior. In this interactive webinar, Steve MacLaughin, Vice President...

Nonprofit Academy: The Secret to Creating A+ Emails
NONPROFIT ACADEMY: THE SECRET TO CREATING A+ EMAILS
In this webinar, learn how effective email marketing can activate supporters and super-charge your fundraising efforts. You’ll get tons of email content and design best practices directly from the Classy Customer Success Managers, marketing team and VP of Design, Joe Callahan.

Maximize Donations for Your Next Major Event
MAXIMIZE DONATIONS FOR YOUR NEXT MAJOR EVENT
Is your fundraising event set up to maximize donor engagement? Tune into this webinar to hear best practices for driving donor engagement before, during, and after your fundraising event.  If you want to retain your event donors and make the most of an opportunity to engage new people, you...

Going Beyond the Gala: Alternative Event Fundraising Ideas
GOING BEYOND THE GALA: ALTERNATIVE EVENT FUNDRAISING IDEAS
For decades, fundraisers have focused on big, splashy events, consisting of a rubber chicken dinner and formal attire, culminating in an appeal to donors at the end of the night. Over the past few years, donors have shifted their approach to philanthropy and now desire to make a deeper impact throug...

9 Key Responsibilities of Nonprofit Executive Directors
9 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
The role of a nonprofit executive director (ED) is all-encompassing. The ED is literally in charge of everything, including the success of their board. And while every nonprofit is different, there are nine key areas that every ED should master. Don't count on your board to know what EDs actuall...

CanadaHelps Fundraising Tools For Any Occasion
CANADAHELPS FUNDRAISING TOOLS FOR ANY OCCASION
Offer your donors a tailored experience by launching customizable and unlimited campaigns at no cost! Join Jacob O’Connor and Lucas Froese from the CanadaHelps Charity Engagement Team, as they walk you through just how easy it is to inspire donations for any occasion like Mother’s D...

Aviva Community Fund
AVIVA COMMUNITY FUND
The Aviva Community Fund is back and better than ever! To celebrate their 10th anniversary, they’re giving away $1 million in project funding to charities across Canada, this year, featuring 160 chances to win! Join Nadine Pinto from Aviva to learn about exciting new changes to the Aviva ...

Why 2019 is the year to try peer-to-peer fundraising
WHY 2019 IS THE YEAR TO TRY PEER-TO-PEER FUNDRAISING
A new year means a whole new set of CrowdRise webinars coming your way. We’ve got some pretty informative, relevant, and not super boring webinars planned for this year. Want to stay in the know for all upcoming webinars? Sign up by subscribing to our emails on this page. Speaking of webi...

How To Successfully Promote Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign
HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY PROMOTE YOUR YEAR-END FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
After seeing thousands of campaigns here at CauseVox, we know that promoting your fundraiser the right way can help to ensure a successful campaign. This is especially the case as the year comes to an end and your fundraising efforts ramp up. During this 30-minute webinar, we will share what we...

The Fundamentals of a Sustainable Recurring Giving Program
THE FUNDAMENTALS OF A SUSTAINABLE RECURRING GIVING PROGRAM
Monthly recurring revenue has proven to be more valuable than one-time donations. In 2014, the average online one-time gift was $104 and the average recurring gift was $23 per month, or $276 in one year. To help you build a recurring giving strategy, we’ve invited Matt Scott, Chief Develo...

An Introduction to Nonprofit Cloud
AN INTRODUCTION TO NONPROFIT CLOUD
As a nonprofit, nothing is more important than being able to connect everything to your mission: your staff, your community, and your constituents. Watch this webinar recording to see how Salesforce.org Nonprofit Cloud can help you: Gain a complete view of your constituents and your mission.

Leverage Social to Engage Millennials & Drive Event Fundraising
LEVERAGE SOCIAL TO ENGAGE MILLENNIALS & DRIVE EVENT FUNDRAISING
Did you know that 11% of charitable donations in the United States come from millennials? In this recorded webinar, social entrepreneur, fundraiser, and author Darian Rodriguez Heyman shares tips from his new book, Nonprofit Fundraising 101. You’ll gain valuable insight into what motivates thi...

Trust in Media is at an All-Time Low: What Nonprofits, Funders, & Organizations Can Do
TRUST IN MEDIA IS AT AN ALL-TIME LOW: WHAT NONPROFITS, FUNDERS, & ORGANIZATIONS CAN DO
Americans estimate that 44% of the news they see on TV, read in newspapers, or hear on radio is inaccurate. And they believe 64% of the news they see on social media is inaccurate too. Declining trust in media is an issue that affects organizations of all kinds from nonprofits and foundations to tec...

How to Plan, Launch, Run, and Wrap Up Successful Online P2P Fundraising Campaigns and Events
HOW TO PLAN, LAUNCH, RUN, AND WRAP UP SUCCESSFUL ONLINE P2P FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS AND EVENTS
Whether it’s associated with a large event like a walk-a-thon, or it’s year-round like a tribute campaign, peer-to-peer (p2p) fundraising is all about engaging supporters to raise funds from their own networks on your nonprofit’s behalf. No matter what type of peer-to-peer fundrais...

The Three Lanes Approach to Fundraising
THE THREE LANES APPROACH TO FUNDRAISING
Don't miss this special fundraising toolbox series from AFP Master Trainer Jason Lewis. This four-part series will give you the tools you need to raise money and operate efficiently in the digital age. In the Three Lanes Approach,  each lane represents an important phase of the fundrai...

Navigating Midterm Elections So You Can Fundraise
NAVIGATING MIDTERM ELECTIONS SO YOU CAN FUNDRAISE
This time of year is an important one for nonprofits and a frustrating one. As we begin to build and launch our year-end campaigns, nonprofits find themselves competing, not just for dollars, but for attention. With local and national media coverage focused on the upcoming midterm election where can...

The Value of Nonprofit Succession Planning
THE VALUE OF NONPROFIT SUCCESSION PLANNING
In this webinar, Andy Robinson will help you understand the value of succession planning to nonprofits. All right, great. Well, good afternoon, everyone, on the East Coast, and good morning if you are on the West Coast or somewhere in between. Thanks for being here for today’s Bloomerang ...

Renovate Your Donor Data! Data Management Lessons from the American Red Cross
RENOVATE YOUR DONOR DATA! DATA MANAGEMENT LESSONS FROM THE AMERICAN RED CROSS
For many nonprofits, getting donor data under control seems like an insurmountable task. Multiple databases, multiple departments using data differently, and multiple tools to manage data - it's no wonder it can be overwhelming. How can a nonprofit get their data organized, centralized, and acce...

How to Successfully Ask Anyone for a Donation to Your Healthcare Organization
HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY ASK ANYONE FOR A DONATION TO YOUR HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION
There’s no reason to get nervous or anxious when making asks for your organization even large asks. In this webinar, we’ll give you the key to making successful asks, without the stress. You’ll learn a simple, six-step strategy for your next ask conversation, as well as the th...

How to Write a Successful Fundraising Plan for Your Healthcare Organization
HOW TO WRITE A SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING PLAN FOR YOUR HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION
Every non-profit needs a strong fundraising plan in order to succeed. During this one-hour webinar, we’ll show you the secrets to writing a plan that works for your healthcare organization. You’ll learn the 10 components of a successful plan, how to choose the strategies that will raise ...

Introducing Boundless Fundraising Social
INTRODUCING BOUNDLESS FUNDRAISING SOCIAL
Charity Dynamics is excited to announce the next generation of socially-enabled fundraising technology – Boundless Fundraising Social! Nestled within your existing event website, Boundless Fundraising Social represents a significant advancement for cause-based organizations looking to mor...

Surviving a Nonprofit Rebrand
SURVIVING A NONPROFIT REBRAND
In this webinar, Sarah Durham will map out how to plan and manage rebranding so your nonprofit has the best chance of success. Lots of people are chatting in that the volume is very low on me. So I’m moving my headset a little bit closer to my mouth. But if those of you who are struggling to h...

What Nonprofits Need to Know About Digital Currency
WHAT NONPROFITS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DIGITAL CURRENCY
Is it just a passing fad, or a lasting change? We will cover what nonprofit leaders need to know in order to evaluate whether digital currency is worth their attention, and what the risks and benefits are. We will also discuss what you need in place in terms of technologies, policies, and procedures...

How to Write an Effective Fundraising Plan for Your Nonprofit
HOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE FUNDRAISING PLAN FOR YOUR NONPROFIT
Every non-profit, no matter how small or large, needs a strong fundraising plan in order to thrive. Join us for this hour-long webinar to learn how to write a successful fundraising plan for your non-profit. Everyone who registers will also get a copy of a complete, professionally-written sample fun...

Building a Foundation for Digital Fundraising Success
BUILDING A FOUNDATION FOR DIGITAL FUNDRAISING SUCCESS
In this webinar, Danielle Johnson Vermenton, CFRE will provide practical advice and leave you with a list of action steps that you can implement to prepare your organization for a successful digital fundraising program. And just a couple of housekeeping items real quick. I just want to let you know ...

Top 5 Fundraising Campaigns of 2018
TOP 5 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS OF 2018
While the New Year is regarded as a time to look ahead, we also understand the value in taking a look back on what we’ve learned, what’s changed and what has made the greatest impact. So your nonprofit can make waves in 2019, Classy gathered five of the top fundraising campaigns of 2018,...

Fundraising for Introverts: How to be Successful When You Just Want to Go Home
FUNDRAISING FOR INTROVERTS: HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL WHEN YOU JUST WANT TO GO HOME
You must be outgoing, extroverted, and the life of the party to bring in big gifts. Reality: Everyone can be successful at fundraising. This presentation brings together three successful fundraisers who will share their highlights as introverts in a world of extroverts. Throw out your old way of thi...

Two Fundraising Cultures: From Fundraising to Friendraising
TWO FUNDRAISING CULTURES: FROM FUNDRAISING TO FRIENDRAISING
The Two Fundraising Cultures model is a systems archetype which mirrors similar behavioral patterns that are observable in many other aspects of our personal and professional lives. For our purposes, the “shifting the burden archetype” distinguishes between a fundraising culture that con...

How You Can Use Your Campaign to Energize Leaders, Attract New Donors, and Accelerate Your Annual Fund
HOW YOU CAN USE YOUR CAMPAIGN TO ENERGIZE LEADERS, ATTRACT NEW DONORS, AND ACCELERATE YOUR ANNUAL FUND
It’s widely accepted that a campaign is an opportunity to focus your community around common goals and raise extraordinary support for key organizational priorities.  But a campaign has multiple benefits; it can inspire leadership, elevate giving levels of current donors, and attract new ...

How to Create a Data Plan for Small to Medium Sized Charities
HOW TO CREATE A DATA PLAN FOR SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED CHARITIES
Data has the power to provide invaluable insights that can transform your organization and grow your fundraising results. Designed specifically for professionals working in the charitable sector with beginner to intermediate experience working with data, the on-demand webinar will begin with a Data ...

Future of Philanthropy: Monitoring & Evaluation in the Digital Age
FUTURE OF PHILANTHROPY: MONITORING & EVALUATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Without clearly understanding the differences between and nuances of monitoring and evaluation, nonprofits can struggle in tracking their progress toward higher impact, and donors might not ask the right questions when analyzing organizations. This is made even more complex as new technologies emerg...

How to Raise Money from Individuals
HOW TO RAISE MONEY FROM INDIVIDUALS
This webinar will help you address your roadblocks asking for money. Learn how to avoid some common mistakes in fundraising from individuals and learn the facts about who gives away money and who can be asked for a donation. Take away specific language to make a strong ask, which is based on relatio...

Take Your Events and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Online
TAKE YOUR EVENTS AND PEER-TO-PEER FUNDRAISING ONLINE
Learn how to call on your supporters and conveniently manage your charity’s events such as galas and golf tournaments, or peer-to-peer social fundraisers like walkathons and runs, all in one place.Join Jacob O’Connor and Lucas Froese from the CanadaHelps Charity Engagement Team, as they ...

Digital Storytelling: Understanding Social Media and Visual Storytelling Tools for Nonprofits
DIGITAL STORYTELLING: UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL MEDIA AND VISUAL STORYTELLING TOOLS FOR NONPROFITS
In the webinar, we show you how some nonprofits are using social media platforms for digital storytelling, with examples of successful campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. How to tailor content and visuals to your organization’s social media platforms.

CRM Integration Basics for Nonprofits
CRM INTEGRATION BASICS FOR NONPROFITS
Is your nonprofit missing out on opportunities or efficiencies because your data is too scattered? Integrating the tools that comprise your Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system which include the databases where you keep broadcast emails, donor data, case histories, event registratio...

The Landscape of Project Management Tools for Nonprofits
THE LANDSCAPE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS FOR NONPROFITS
When you think of project management, do you think of a series of processes and best practices employed to keep staff and projects on schedule and on budget? Or do you think of a piece of software used for similar goals? The fact is, project management is a discipline that includes both best pr...

Segmentation Strategies That Raise More Money
SEGMENTATION STRATEGIES THAT RAISE MORE MONEY
The statistics for donor retention don't look good. According to the latest report from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, for every $100 in new donations nonprofits gained in 2014, they lost $95 in lapsed or reduced donations and worse, for every 100 new donors nonprofits gained, the...

PAC Fundraising in a Nonelection Year
PAC FUNDRAISING IN A NONELECTION YEAR
It’s not an election year. Your Political Action Committee donors are weary. So how do you keep your PAC funded? You activate today’s best off-year fundraising incentives. Do it now and your PAC can be strong and ready for the next election cycle. Plus, steady contributions make sur...

4 Keys to Successful Storytelling in Philanthropy with the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
4 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL STORYTELLING IN PHILANTHROPY WITH THE WINTHROP ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION
Numbers alone can't fuel strategic insights and action in grantmaking. Often, it's the stories that come with the data that are the most compelling. How can you use storytelling to amplify the impact of your grantmaking? In this live webinar, Brad Cameron-Cooper of Winthrop Rockefeller ...

Bay Area Corporate Philanthropy Panel
BAY AREA CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY PANEL
This annual corporate giving panel and luncheon, presented in partnership with the Development Executives Roundtable and San Francisco Business Times, highlights companies within our community that are dedicated to fostering a culture of giving. As the San Francisco Business Times’ Corporate P...

IS BLOCKCHAIN THE FUTURE OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY IN PHILANTHROPY
IS BLOCKCHAIN THE FUTURE OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY IN PHILANTHROPY
With billions of dollars flowing from foundations, charities, and individual donors, philanthropy is making great gains in tackling many of today’s most pressing issues. Still, there remains great potential to incentivize transparency and encourage giving by improving the processes used for tr...

4 KEY AREAS WHERE TECHNOLOGY IS MOST EFFECTIVELY BEING APPLIED TO THE PHILANTHROPIC SPACE
4 KEY AREAS WHERE TECHNOLOGY IS MOST EFFECTIVELY BEING APPLIED TO THE PHILANTHROPIC SPACE
Seeing the positive impact of your organization’s grants can be deeply rewarding, yet we all know that the processes involved in grantmaking itself are often downright tedious and cumbersome for both the grantmakers and the nonprofits they serve. There is a major role for technology to play in...

Nonprofit Direct Mail Tips and Tricks for Fundraising
NONPROFIT DIRECT MAIL TIPS AND TRICKS FOR FUNDRAISING
While online fundraising is growing, direct mail is still one of the top ways that nonprofits raise funds for their general operating budget. Watch Salesforce.org’s Lead Solution Engineer, and the author of our new Direct Mail for Nonprofits e-book, while we dive into the tips and tricks for m...

An Introduction to Fundraising on Nonprofit Cloud
AN INTRODUCTION TO FUNDRAISING ON NONPROFIT CLOUD
As a nonprofit fundraiser, gaining a full view of your donors and prospects is key to your fundraising success. Whether you need a basic donor management tool or are looking for a system you can customize to meet your unique organizational needs, Nonprofit Cloud is here to help.

How to Use Neuromarketing to Surprise and Delight Your Donors and Raise More Money
HOW TO USE NEUROMARKETING TO SURPRISE AND DELIGHT YOUR DONORS AND RAISE MORE MONEY
If you're like most nonprofits, engaging donors (retaining and acquiring) is a constant challenge. That's because getting attention, keeping supporters engaged, and ultimately asking for donations comes down to answering this simple question: what really makes your donors tick? Accordin...

Major Donor Fundraising
MAJOR DONOR FUNDRAISING
What's the secret to acquiring more major donors? In this webinar we'll talk about strategies for getting your nonprofit story in front of this donor profile and methods to solicit gifts. trategies for conducting prospect research on major donors, Methods to solicit donations, ...

Introducing Batch Gift Entry in Nonprofit Cloud
INTRODUCING BATCH GIFT ENTRY IN NONPROFIT CLOUD
Fundraisers need a complete view of their fundraising and part of that process is getting clean and accurate data into Salesforce. Watch an overview of our newest Nonprofit Cloud feature, Batch Gift Entry.

How to Maximize the Power of Offline and Online Fundraising Channels
HOW TO MAXIMIZE THE POWER OF OFFLINE AND ONLINE FUNDRAISING CHANNELS
Your offline and online fundraising strategies shouldn't feel disconnected. Learn how to integrate the two channels in a joint campaign that increases donor retention and engagement. Join us during the live session and we'll share how organizations have found success with this strategy.

5 Tips to Master Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital World
5 TIPS TO MASTER NONPROFIT STORYTELLING IN A DIGITAL WORLD
Stories are central to your nonprofit, regardless of your size, mission, or cause sector storytelling is how you showcase your mission and engage supporters. Watch the webinar for five tips to master storytelling across online channels. You’ll see these tips in action as we share creative...

Nonprofit and Library Technology Trends for 2019
NONPROFIT AND LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR 2019
Join TechSoup's Jim Lynch for a lively discussion on what tech trends are in store for us in the coming year. You'll hear insights from Jim Lynch himself, as well as what he learned when he interviewed nonprofit and library tech experts about what they thought would be the most important tre...

How Top Nonprofit Leaders Avoid Burnout
HOW TOP NONPROFIT LEADERS AVOID BURNOUT
Do you care so much about your nonprofit’s cause that you push yourself too far? If so, you have lots of company. Most people who join nonprofits find it hard to look after themselves. Take a step to help yourself and join our special webinar with Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman, coauthors ...

How to Write a Thank You Letter That Makes Donors Smile and Want to Give Again
HOW TO WRITE A THANK YOU LETTER THAT MAKES DONORS SMILE AND WANT TO GIVE AGAIN
According to multiple studies, the thank you letter is the first - and possibly most important - step in donor retention. It can inspire a second gift or start a lifelong relationship. Your thank you letter should be personalized. It should be authentic. And it absolutely must be donor-centered.&nbs...

Showcasing the Best of Fundraising Examples
SHOWCASING THE BEST OF FUNDRAISING EXAMPLES
Ready for eye candy campaigns that make you wish YOU'D thought of that? Buckle up, buttercup. We're firing up the very best fundraising examples from budgets small and large, digital and print, social and SO MUCH  MORE! Be inspired and delighted with eye-candy examples and concrete tact...

A Nonprofit Website That Works: How to Turn Visitors Into Donors
A NONPROFIT WEBSITE THAT WORKS: HOW TO TURN VISITORS INTO DONORS
A quality website is essential to attracting potential donors to your nonprofit. So, ask yourself: Is your website turning visitors into donors? Just because your website looks great doesn’t mean it’s working effectively. But a few simple changes can make a big difference. In this w...

Redefining What Leadership Means to Today
REDEFINING WHAT LEADERSHIP MEANS TO TODAY'S NONPROFIT
As nonprofit organizations evolve, one thing is constant: a successful nonprofit depends on powerful leadership to drive its growth. Nonprofits are becoming more aware of how important leadership is to its growth and sustainability the foundation that paves the way toward nonprofit success or failur...

Nonprofit Accounting for Fundraisers
NONPROFIT ACCOUNTING FOR FUNDRAISERS
Looking for synergy between your development and financial offices? This 60-minute session is for you! Come learn about common situations that impact both development and finance offices, and walk away with a high-level view of nonprofit accounting. We use simple language and realistic scenarios to ...

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Storytelling
10 WAYS TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR STORYTELLING
The secret is out! Raising money is much easier when you tell a story. A story that motivates a donor to give. But how do you write a compelling story? And what makes a good story great? If you want to hook your reader and reel them in for good, then you’ll need a basic understanding of storyt...

Corporate Matching Gifts: The Beginner’s Essential Skills with Double the Donation
CORPORATE MATCHING GIFTS: THE BEGINNER’S ESSENTIAL SKILLS WITH DOUBLE THE DONATION
Corporate matching gifts are the most important source of revenue you’re probably missing out on. It’s not personal overall, between $6 and $10 billion in matched donations are left unclaimed by nonprofits every year. So what can you do to change that? In this educational webinar, C...

Nonprofit Design 360: Tools + tips to advance your organization’s mission
NONPROFIT DESIGN 360: TOOLS + TIPS TO ADVANCE YOUR ORGANIZATION’S MISSION
Design for nonprofits goes far beyond an organization’s visual identity. Good design can help your organization express “personality” and build the trust needed to drive supporters towards meaningful action. But what makes for good design? In this event, we’ll break down nonp...

10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Grant Seeking Strategy
10 TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A SUCCESSFUL GRANT SEEKING STRATEGY
In this recorded webinar, we will go through ten tips that all grant professionals can use to help implement a successful grant seeking strategy in their organization. We will look at specific examples of how these tips can and have been successfully used so you can consider how to best utilize the ...

A Revolutionary Concept in Fundraising
A REVOLUTIONARY CONCEPT IN FUNDRAISING
There is no one right way to ask for a donation. Some people take great care preparing well-organized and complete presentations. Others prepare with just a few talking points and then use the energy of the prospect to guide the conversation. Some people are energized by the prospect of tying down a...

State of Fundraising in 2019
STATE OF FUNDRAISING IN 2019
Get the scoop on the trends that will affect your peer-to-peer fundraising this year. Join Maggie Brennan, Client Success Manager at DonorDrive, as she presents the just-released DonorDrive State of Fundraising 2019 Report.

Staying Cool in the Heat of Giving Season
STAYING COOL IN THE HEAT OF GIVING SEASON
It's the time of year we love to hate: we're raising two-thirds of our money, while keeping our cool as fundraising professionals. Does it feel like your wheels are about to fall off? Need to find a little calm in the chaos of the giving season? Tune into this webinar to get practical: tips ...

Last Minute Tips to Boost Year-End Giving
LAST MINUTE TIPS TO BOOST YEAR-END GIVING
It's the season of giving! With just one month left in the year, are you doing everything you can to meet your 2018 fundraising goal? Join us for a free webinar with fundraising expert Gail Perry, President of Fired Up Fundraising. You'll discover proven, fast-action tips that will help...

GivingTwoDays: A Toolkit for Year-End Fundraising
GIVINGTWODAYS: A TOOLKIT FOR YEAR-END FUNDRAISING
GivingTuesday is behind us, but there's still time to boost fundraising on the last two days of the year where half of all the gifts made in December will be made on December 30 and 31, totaling about $30 Million. Inside of just thirty minutes, we'll preview the plan you need to retain donor...

The State of Modern Philanthropy
THE STATE OF MODERN PHILANTHROPY
There are a lot of fundraising reports out there, but few provide data that’s truly actionable. The State of Modern Philanthropy is a brand new report from Classy that explores online and mobile fundraising trends and closely examines donor behavior across our platform in 2017. We surface...

How to Thank Donors So They Really Feel Thanked: Donor Love Techniques that Work
HOW TO THANK DONORS SO THEY REALLY FEEL THANKED: DONOR LOVE TECHNIQUES THAT WORK
Why thanking your donors and doing it well makes all the difference. How the donor retention crisis is sinking many nonprofits, and how you can easily beat the trend. Your mother was right: “Thank you” is a magic phrase. Fundraising is relationship building. Acknowledging: The front line...

How To Optimize Your Donation Pages & Raise More Online
HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR DONATION PAGES & RAISE MORE ONLINE
Online donations have grown rapidly over the last three years. This shift follows an overall trend where people are moving more of their transactions and engagement online. From clothing and household goods, to groceries and travel. However, this isn't as simple as throwing up a donation form an...

How Do I Successfully Advance My Annual Fund
HOW DO I SUCCESSFULLY ADVANCE MY ANNUAL FUND
How do you successfully invigorate your organization’s annual giving program? This webinar will explore the opportunities that arise when an annual fundraising program is developed beyond a series of appeals. Learn strategies to maximize on best practices and innovations, and see how the Chape...

Advance Your Mission with Technology: Activating & Funding Digital for Good
ADVANCE YOUR MISSION WITH TECHNOLOGY: ACTIVATING & FUNDING DIGITAL FOR GOOD
We live in an epicenter of technological innovation and use technology in our daily lives. But most of us involved in the Bay Area nonprofit sector have yet to understand how the "digital transformation" happening in other industries can be initiated and practically applied within our orga...

Getting Started in Grants Bundle
GETTING STARTED IN GRANTS BUNDLE
What if you could discover how to research, identify, and build relationships with grant makers and then submit a competitive application to secure funding for your organization? This 3-webinar bundle will take you step-by-step through the process of getting started in grants, from research to secur...

Digital Fundraising Tools and Trends for 2018
DIGITAL FUNDRAISING TOOLS AND TRENDS FOR 2018
12This webinar is designed to help your nonprofit improve its digital fundraising practices and better understand the latest digital fundraising tools. We'll discuss a wide range of digital tools & opportunities such as: Email messaging, Email subscriber welcome series, Mobile design, A...

5 Ways to Hit Your 2019 Fundraising Goals With a Donor Management System
5 WAYS TO HIT YOUR 2019 FUNDRAISING GOALS WITH A DONOR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Will 2019 be the year of the donor management system for your nonprofit? The right technology plays a major role in keeping nonprofits organized and on top of fundraising activities. Join this webinar and you'll learn how you can leverage a Donor Management System to accomplish five key tasks th...

TURNING ONLINE SUPPORTERS INTO MAJOR DONORS
TURNING ONLINE SUPPORTERS INTO MAJOR DONORS
Understanding your online supporters better can help you build a strong major giving program. Since major giving potential can be informed by factors such as gift history, giving capacity, relationship and affinity indicators it’s important to have all of this information in order to segment a...

How to Unify Fundraising and Finance Systems
HOW TO UNIFY FUNDRAISING AND FINANCE SYSTEMS
Join federal grant insider Lucy Morgan as she presents key findings from her white paper Best Practices for Grant Management: Mapping Success at Five Leading Organizations. Learn about seven common grant management challenges including managing multiple funder compliance requirements and capturing a...

10 TECH TOOLS & SKILLS FUNDRAISERS CAN’T SUCCEED WITHOUT IN 2018
10 TECH TOOLS & SKILLS FUNDRAISERS CAN’T SUCCEED WITHOUT IN 2018
If you want to learn how some of the best fundraisers are able to hit higher and higher fundraising targets, I encourage you to join our free webinar on December 19 with Joe Waters. Joe is a sought-after speaker, writer and fundraising consultant who will show you how to make 2018 a banner year for ...

How to Plan a Record Breaking End-of-Year Fundraising Push
HOW TO PLAN A RECORD BREAKING END-OF-YEAR FUNDRAISING PUSH
Between GivingTuesday, fundraising galas, last-minute donations, and annual appeals, the end of the year can be incredibly difficult to navigate. But, it's by far the most important fundraising season of the year. This webinar is designed to help your nonprofit take full advantage of the end-of-...

Boost Your Holiday Campaigns with CanadaHelps Fundraising Tools
BOOST YOUR HOLIDAY CAMPAIGNS WITH CANADAHELPS FUNDRAISING TOOLS
It’s the giving season and people are likely visiting your charity’s website. Looking to increase donations via your website during the holidays? Learn how to optimize your online fundraising through campaigns created on both your website and CanadaHelps.org! Join Jacob O’Conn...

Serving on a Nonprofit Board
SERVING ON A NONPROFIT BOARD
Get the most out of your service and make sure your nonprofit is efficient, effective, and ethical. Do you currently serve on a nonprofit board, have been asked to serve on one, or would like to serve on one? If so, you probably have a lot of questions how is a nonprofit different than a business, w...

Making the Case for Investing in Your Greatest Asset: Non-Profit People
MAKING THE CASE FOR INVESTING IN YOUR GREATEST ASSET: NON-PROFIT PEOPLE
People are the greatest asset in any nonprofit organization. By investing in the talent needs of your staff, you can increase their effectiveness while also making the organization more sustainable. But what does that investment look like? Find out how funders and nonprofits can work together to sup...

Crowdfunding 101
CROWDFUNDING 101
Crowdfunding has quickly become a new tool in the fundraising toolbox. It allows nonprofits to leverage their networks to raise more money, faster, from a larger audience and is changing the face of nonprofit fundraising as donors welcome a more engaged approached to giving. Forbes reported that 30%...

How To Use Data To Raise More Money from Corporations
HOW TO USE DATA TO RAISE MORE MONEY FROM CORPORATIONS
Take this course to learn what kinds of data Corporate Social Responsibility executives are looking for from their nonprofit partners. Plus, you will learn how to catch a potential partner’s attention through captivating reporting and successful collaboration with your marketing colleagues. Fi...

Intelligent Facebook Fundraising
INTELLIGENT FACEBOOK FUNDRAISING
In just two years, Facebook Fundraiser has become a powerhouse in the peer-to-peer fundraising arena. In fact, it’s estimated that 18% of donors worldwide have donated to a nonprofit through Facebook Fundraising Tools*. With Facebook raising $300 Million with over 750,000 nonprofits, this phen...

10 Strategies for Success with Digital Fundraising
10 STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS WITH DIGITAL FUNDRAISING
Digital fundraising is about using all the digital channels at your disposal in an integrated way to reach and expand your audiences, spark engagement, and grow your giving opportunities. Developing a digital fundraising strategy is particularly helpful to reach beyond your local community and engag...

Thanking Your Donors: How to use Technology to Show Gratitude
THANKING YOUR DONORS: HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO SHOW GRATITUDE
Join Network for Good and special guest, Alyssa Wright, for a webinar about an important piece of the donor experience: thanking your donors. In today's giving environment, donors expect more from nonprofits. While a thank-you note sent in the mail a month after making a donation was sufficient ...

Plan Your Way to Success - How to Set Strategic Priorities for Fundraising and Communications Success in 2019
PLAN YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS - HOW TO SET STRATEGIC PRIORITIES FOR FUNDRAISING AND COMMUNICATIONS SUCCESS IN 2019
Goal setting for your fundraising or communications program is essential. But what’s equally important is setting the right priorities to help you reach those goals. The right priorities help you spend your time on projects and initiatives that will make a meaningful difference for your goal.&...

How To Use Community-Driven Fundraising To Activate & Grow Your Supporters
HOW TO USE COMMUNITY-DRIVEN FUNDRAISING TO ACTIVATE & GROW YOUR SUPPORTERS
In today's digital first, distraction-filled world our typical fundraising playbooks are broken. Your community lives inside a personal feed and are blocking out your messages. It’s like running into a brick wall. This is why we’ve introduced our community-driven fundraising playbook...

How To Design A Successful GivingTuesday Campaign With CauseVox
HOW TO DESIGN A SUCCESSFUL GIVINGTUESDAY CAMPAIGN WITH CAUSEVOX
Giving Tuesday is a huge fundraising opportunity for your nonprofit. However, increased participation makes it difficult for your campaign to stand above the noise let alone hit your goals. Watch Rob Wu, CauseVox's CEO, share how you can design a compelling GivingTuesday campaign with CauseVox t...

Selecting the Peer to Peer Fundraising Technology That’s Right for Your Organization
SELECTING THE PEER TO PEER FUNDRAISING TECHNOLOGY THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION
Never before have there been as many software platforms for peer-to-peer fundraising as there are today. But, with so many choices, how do you find the right tool for your nonprofit? In this session, we’ll give you a brief overview of today’s peer-to-peer fundraising technology landscape...

FUNDRAISING TIPS FOR COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS IN THE NEW POLITICAL LANDSCAPE
FUNDRAISING TIPS FOR COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS IN THE NEW POLITICAL LANDSCAPE
Today’s political climate poses unique challenges for community foundations, particularly as local communities and nonprofits deal changes in their communities caused by budget cuts across a variety of programs. But the challenges also pose huge opportunities to fine-tune your organization&rsq...

How to Use Storytelling to Supercharge Your Year-End Fundraising
HOW TO USE STORYTELLING TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR YEAR-END FUNDRAISING
Are you ready to rock GivingTuesday and year-end fundraising? Your story is the foundation on which your fundraising and communication are built - so make sure it's effective! Join us for a free webinar with fundraising expert Vanessa Chase Lockshin. Learn how to tell stories that resonate ...

A Master Guide to Acquiring New Donors
A MASTER GUIDE TO ACQUIRING NEW DONORS
With 2019 on the horizon, many nonprofits are wondering: how can I acquire new donors to start off the year successfully? Building a network of donors that are inspired by your nonprofit's story can be challenging, but Network for Good is here to offer you tips and tricks to maximize new donor a...

So You Want to Write a Grant
SO YOU WANT TO WRITE A GRANT
Grants are a key part of launching new programs and projects for many tax-exempt organizations and even for-profit businesses. But where to begin? Federal grants? Family foundations? State agencies? Corporate foundations? “So You Want to Write a Grant?” will help you understand how to ge...

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR NONPROFIT
HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR NONPROFIT'S WEBSITE
Salsa and Elevation present to you suggestions on how to make sure your website and donation pages include the crucial aspects of well-design pages. During this mini-webinar, we'll answer questions like: Should banners and footers be included on donation pages. Best locations for donate buttons....

How to Build a Dashboard for Your Nonprofit
HOW TO BUILD A DASHBOARD FOR YOUR NONPROFIT
A well-designed dashboard is meant to show a glance at whether a nonprofit is making headway on its critical variables. These variables differ from one group to another, but a tailored dashboard organizes and focuses conversations and keeps them moving among various stakeholder groups. Dashboards ar...

THE EIGHT PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE FUNDRAISING
THE EIGHT PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE FUNDRAISING
If you get anxious when it comes to raising funds for your organization, this free webinar is the perfect remedy for you. It is presented by Larry Johnson, one of the world’s most renowned experts on fundraising and the author of The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising.

How to Raise More With Facebook and Classy This Giving Tuesday
HOW TO RAISE MORE WITH FACEBOOK AND CLASSY THIS GIVING TUESDAY
Today's fundraising landscape can be noisy: nonprofits have a lot of choices on where to host their campaigns. With Giving Tuesday and year-end fast approaching, you might be considering which platform is best for you and your donor base. In this webinar, we discuss the key differences betw...

Integrated Communications Strategies for Nonprofits
INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIES FOR NONPROFITS
A truly integrated communication strategy can help you acquire new donors and volunteers, boost average annual donations, and drive action to achieve your mission. Unfortunately, communication programs are often low on nonprofit priority lists. The good news is that you don’t have to reinvent ...

Valuation and Reporting of Gifts and Service Donations
VALUATION AND REPORTING OF GIFTS AND SERVICE DONATIONS
Revenue recognition is not always as straight forward as one would wish. This material will explore an overview of the different types of revenue and the role estimates play in the accounting treatment for each. We will also discuss how to thank your donors and what satisfies both accounting and tax...

Raise More Money by Building Better Major Donor Relationships
RAISE MORE MONEY BY BUILDING BETTER MAJOR DONOR RELATIONSHIPS
If you work in major gifts then you know it's all about building strong, lasting relationships with your donors. From identifying your prospects to cultivating your relationships and soliciting your ask, we've assembled the experts to give you their best practices for every stage of the...

Digital Fundraising: Strategies and Tactics to Make an Impact
DIGITAL FUNDRAISING: STRATEGIES AND TACTICS TO MAKE AN IMPACT
Now more than ever, people across the country are looking for a way to advocate for the causes they care about. By building a digital fundraising program, you can give people a concrete way to take action, raise more money for your organization, and build the community support you need to flourish. ...

FIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE YEAR-END DONATION FORMS
FIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE YEAR-END DONATION FORMS
Salsa and Firefly Partners are coming together to present suggestions on how to best prepare and execute fundraising forms and communications for the end of the year. During this webinar, we'll focus on: New ideas and best practices for creating effective fundraising forms for the end-of-ye...

How to Create a New Donor Welcome System for Your Nonprofit Using Your Website, Email, and Social Media
HOW TO CREATE A NEW DONOR WELCOME SYSTEM FOR YOUR NONPROFIT USING YOUR WEBSITE, EMAIL, AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Some nonprofits are losing as many as 90% of their first-time donors on an annual basis! The average donor retention rate isn’t much better, with about 59% of annual givers dropping off the radar each year.

5 Giving Trends For Nonprofits to Watch For in 2019
5 GIVING TRENDS FOR NONPROFITS TO WATCH FOR IN 2019
It may be hard to believe, but 2018 is coming to a close. As this year winds down, we’re beginning to examine what the new year has in store and how nonprofits will continue to adapt. We know that first-time donor churn is still too high, recruiting new supporters is hard work, and the gi...

How To Plan A Successful GivingTuesday 2018 Fundraising Campaign
HOW TO PLAN A SUCCESSFUL GIVINGTUESDAY 2018 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
GivingTuesday is a global day of giving for nonprofits and charities, that is mostly powered by social media and online giving. In 2017, GivingTuesday saw a significant increase in donations, growing from $116 million in online donations in 2015 to a whopping $300 million in 2017 from over 2 mi...

Nonprofit Accounting for Contributions and Pledges
NONPROFIT ACCOUNTING FOR CONTRIBUTIONS AND PLEDGES
In this day and age, it is essential for nonprofit professionals to have a basic understanding of accounting as it relates to contributions and pledges. The knowledge gained from this timely topic will help you to account for every dollar taken in, and to report accurately and completely on how each...

Digital Currencies and Blockchain for Nonprofits
DIGITAL CURRENCIES AND BLOCKCHAIN FOR NONPROFITS
This session explores the basics of cryptocurrencies and their underlying blockchain technology, all in the context of nonprofits and the social sector. We will examine the trends and opportunities in relevant areas including nonprofit fundraising, impact measurement, and organizational management. ...

Best Practices for Promoting Your GivingTuesday Campaign
BEST PRACTICES FOR PROMOTING YOUR GIVINGTUESDAY CAMPAIGN
GivingTuesday is on away and now is the time to determine how you'll promote your campaign, build momentum, and drive engagement in your campaign. During this webinar, we'll break down the various ways you can effectively promote your GivingTuesday campaign, plus you'll hear best practic...

How to Use Sustainable Philanthropy to Advance Your Nonprofit
HOW TO USE SUSTAINABLE PHILANTHROPY TO ADVANCE YOUR NONPROFIT
There's a growing pool of tech companies infusing sustainable philanthropy models into the cultural fabric of their business. During this webinar, presenters Bryan Breckenridge, Executive Director of Box.org, and Katie Bisbee, Chief Marketing Officer at DonorsChoose, will speak to how nonprofits...

Navigating the Complexities of the Charitable Endowments
NAVIGATING THE COMPLEXITIES OF THE CHARITABLE ENDOWMENTS
Learn about the latest issues impacting charitable endowments from creation to administration. Charitable endowments present complex and challenging issues. Legal, accounting, tax and investment management considerations must be understood in order to successfully manage an endowment. Review the his...

Why Developing Technology Skills is Essential for Nonprofits
WHY DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGY SKILLS IS ESSENTIAL FOR NONPROFITS
As the pace of change accelerates and technology continues to evolve, organizations across all industries are struggling to keep up and the nonprofit sector is no exception. Technology skills are critical to building the solutions that solve the greatest challenges for nonprofits. But developing tec...

Remaking the Economy: A Guide to Nonprofit Roles and Tools
REMAKING THE ECONOMY: A GUIDE TO NONPROFIT ROLES AND TOOLS
What core principles can guide efforts to build a more democratic economy. What role nonprofits can play in addressing income and wealth inequality. How nonprofits can actively work to decolonize wealth by addressing intersecting forms of hierarchy and inequality. What it means to take an “eco...

How To Drive Success This Giving Tuesday
HOW TO DRIVE SUCCESS THIS GIVING TUESDAY
Giving Tuesday is a huge fundraising opportunity for your nonprofit. However, increased participation makes it difficult for your campaign to stand above the noise let alone hit your goals. So, we hosted a live, 45-minute panel discussion with three nonprofit fundraising leaders who will share exact...

How Dashboards Can Help Your Nonprofit Achieve Its Goals
HOW DASHBOARDS CAN HELP YOUR NONPROFIT ACHIEVE ITS GOALS
In this webinar, Hilda Polanco will lead a guided tour through the land of nonprofit dashboards. She will use real-life examples of the way these tailored tools are designed to portray key indicators and help in the creation of common language around goals, an integrated strategy, and course correct...

Future-Proofing Your Nonprofit: Closing the
FUTURE-PROOFING YOUR NONPROFIT: CLOSING THE 'IMAGINATION GAP' BY FOCUSING ON THE BIG PICTURE
Whether you realize it or not, your organization has an imagination gap. Organizations that focus too much on the details - how many followers they have, whether they hit their fundraising goals last quarter -- often find themselves struggling to fulfill their mission. Failing to keep the big-pictur...

5 Things You Need to Crush Your Year-End Fundraising Goals
5 THINGS YOU NEED TO CRUSH YOUR YEAR-END FUNDRAISING GOALS
October through December is the biggest time period nonprofits have to maximize fundraising. From GivingTuesday to holiday campaigns, to thank-a-thons and appeal sprints, nonprofits are juggling several different responsibilities - and it's easy to fall behind. The right technology plays a major...

The Tech, Tools, and Timeline You Need for Year-End Fundraising
THE TECH, TOOLS, AND TIMELINE YOU NEED FOR YEAR-END FUNDRAISING
Inside of just thirty minutes, the fundraising leadership team at Network For Good will preview the tools, tech, and timelines your organization needs to acquire, upgrade, and retain donors for year-end. You'll also learn how to automate many of the fundraising functions that keep you behind you...

Next-Generation Social Fundraising
NEXT-GENERATION SOCIAL FUNDRAISING
So, you’ve got a great group of event participants signed up for your upcoming peer-to-peer event now what? Give them the ability to fundraise on their choice of social channels at the touch of a button, of course! Nestled within your existing event website, the new Boundless Fundraising ...

An Introduction to Donor Data Segmentation
AN INTRODUCTION TO DONOR DATA SEGMENTATION
You can’t craft a compelling message or story if you don’t know who you’re talking to. Effective storytelling starts with matching your message to your audience. When we don’t segment our messaging, we set ourselves up for failure. In this session, we will share some of ...

Picking the Perfect Volunteer Management System
PICKING THE PERFECT VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Managing volunteers is not just an essential need at any nonprofit, it’s also a highly complex one for any nonprofit. So, picking the perfect integrated volunteer management and tracking system to connect the dots between your volunteers, your organizational needs and your organizational goals...

Year-End Campaigns: Strategies That Work
YEAR-END CAMPAIGNS: STRATEGIES THAT WORK
Many nonprofits raise up to 40 percent of yearly donations during the holiday fundraising season. Join us for an online session that will offer fresh ideas for your critical year-end campaigns. We’ll share examples of approaches that worked at other nonprofits, offer tips for integrating direc...

Raise Money Through Targeted Online Advertising and Marketing
RAISE MONEY THROUGH TARGETED ONLINE ADVERTISING AND MARKETING
Americans on average now spend twice as much time online than they did just a few years ago. That's why it's more important than ever to find smart ways to connect with your supporters online and one effective way to do that is to advertise. Savvy nonprofits are using a wide array of di...

Leverage Your Online Presence to Connect With Current and New Donors
LEVERAGE YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE TO CONNECT WITH CURRENT AND NEW DONORS
More and more funders are discovering, and giving to, organizations online. Do you know what they are seeing about your organization? Your online identity could make or break that donation. Fortunately, creating a strong presence to attract donors who will give to your organization is easier than yo...

The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising
THE EIGHT PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE FUNDRAISING
If you get anxious when it comes to raising funds for your organization, we have the perfect remedy for you. On June 20, we are hosting a free webinar with Larry Johnson, one of the world’s most renowned experts on fundraising and the author of The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising. ...

3 Growth Strategies from Top Fundraisers
3 GROWTH STRATEGIES FROM TOP FUNDRAISERS
Have you ever wondered how some charitable organizations get major donors to write those five-figure checks? Or, how they manage to attract all those millennials to volunteer? Or, how they put together those beautiful, emotionally-compelling, multi-channel, integrated-end-of-year campaigns? If so, p...

How to Supercharge Your Fundraising with a Donor Club
HOW TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR FUNDRAISING WITH A DONOR CLUB
In this recorded webinar, you'll learn that with a donor club, you can encourage donors to upgrade their giving to higher levels by rewarding and recognizing them for their commitment to your organization. As a bonus, your donor club provides a systematic way to categorize or group donors based ...

How to Meet and Exceed Major Donor Targets with the Right Donor Planning Tools and Tactics
HOW TO MEET AND EXCEED MAJOR DONOR TARGETS WITH THE RIGHT DONOR PLANNING TOOLS AND TACTICS
As a self-confessed, previously ‘mediocre’ fundraiser, presenter Michelle Stein felt frustrated with the average and reactive major donor program she led at an international development charity. However, once she uncovered the right planning tools and tactics, she saw extraordinary resul...

How to streamline your nonprofit online marketing & communications workflow
HOW TO STREAMLINE YOUR NONPROFIT ONLINE MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS WORKFLOW
If you’re like most non-profit communication professionals, your job description has dramatically changed over the past few years. No longer are your efforts limited to the annual report and the occasional fundraising promotion. The massive growth of social media and mobile demand that nonprof...

10 Email Fundraising Elements Learned from 218 Real Experiments
10 EMAIL FUNDRAISING ELEMENTS LEARNED FROM 218 REAL EXPERIMENTS
Email accounts for more than 28% of all online giving to nonprofits. This makes email an essential channel to invest in and optimize as you grow in 2018. So, we're partnering with Brady Josephson from NextAfter, a nonprofit fundraising optimization firm, to cover the 10 key elements of a great f...

5 Strategies To Grow Your Fundraising In Today’s Connected Economy
5 STRATEGIES TO GROW YOUR FUNDRAISING IN TODAY’S CONNECTED ECONOMY
The world you fundraise in has fundamentally shifted your supporters are hyper-connected, live inside personal feeds, and are continually ambushed with messages vying for their attention. These shifts have made it challenging to cultivate donor relationships and reach new donors. So, we're partn...

Top 10 Tips for Maximizing Donations from Your Website for Beginners
TOP 10 TIPS FOR MAXIMIZING DONATIONS FROM YOUR WEBSITE FOR BEGINNERS
As we approach the busy season of giving, not only is it time to start preparing our year-end fundraising campaigns, but it’s critical to ensure our websites are in tip-top shape and ready for maximizing donations. CanadaHelps studies show that 34% of dollars donated through CanadaHelps are ma...

Meet the Funders: Capital Funding
MEET THE FUNDERS: CAPITAL FUNDING
Finding funding for capital expenses is one of the most challenging fundraising efforts in terms of time, scope and resources an organization ever undertakes. So many funders say they don’t give for capital expenses or to capital campaigns. But a major gift from a foundation can be a life chan...

How to Create a Year-End Marketing Plan to Engage Donors
HOW TO CREATE A YEAR-END MARKETING PLAN TO ENGAGE DONORS
You are always on my mind." What are you doing to stay at the forefront of your donors' minds this giving season? End of year fundraising is an essential opportunity to connect with supporters and secure vital fundraising dollars. Learn how a great marketing and PR strategy implemented as p...

Maximize Your Giving Tuesday Fundraising and Engagement
MAXIMIZE YOUR GIVING TUESDAY FUNDRAISING AND ENGAGEMENT
As Giving Tuesday has grown to a global day of giving, this is a unique opportunity to engage with your donors, supporters, and volunteers and raise some money! To help you get the most out of Giving Tuesday, this Webinar will discuss picking a campaign theme, focusing on your audiences, getting the...

What Open Source Is and How Your Nonprofit Can Benefit
WHAT OPEN SOURCE IS AND HOW YOUR NONPROFIT CAN BENEFIT
Open source software allows anyone to freely read, study, modify and redistribute a software's source code with little restriction other than that free access is maintained. For a nonprofit, open source represents a fantastic opportunity to tap into some of the best technology out there, to enga...

7 Keys to Successful & Enthusiastic Volunteer Involvement at Your Nonprofit
7 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL & ENTHUSIASTIC VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT AT YOUR NONPROFIT
Volunteers are more than simply an extra pair of hands. They bring special skills, are trusted service delivery partners, and can extend your connections with diverse communities far beyond your agency’s doors.  They are also key financial contributors, donating ten times more than non-vo...

Executive Compensation Issues for Nonprofit Organizations
EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION ISSUES FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
With the recent passage of H.R. 1 'Tax Cuts and Jobs Act', it is essential that not-for-profits review their internal procedures and documentation in order to comply and avoid substantial penalties enacted by this legislation. The IRS and state attorney generals have increasingly questioned ...

Maintaining a good relationship with your funders
MAINTAINING A GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR FUNDERS
This video explains how to follow up with you funders after the campaign closes, i.e. your investor relations following a successful fundraising or you customer engagement until you deliver your product or service.

How GuideStar and Salesforce.org’s New Partnership Will Help Your Nonprofit Become ImpactFirst
HOW GUIDESTAR AND SALESFORCE.ORG’S NEW PARTNERSHIP WILL HELP YOUR NONPROFIT BECOME IMPACTFIRST
The nonprofit sector’s future state is one that leads with impact. While much is to be gained by this shift, it is not without significant challenges, including capacity-building, data sharing and governance, to name a few. Watch this webinar recording with Salesforce.org and GuideStar to hear...

Fundraising Forecast 2020
FUNDRAISING FORECAST 2020
Learn how cultural and societal shifts are shaping how people give and how nonprofits need to adjust to stand out within a more competitive and sophisticated marketplace. In addition to sharing results from this year’s Giving USA research, Aly will discuss topics including donor-advised funds,...

How to Attract, Convert, and Nurture Online Donors With Email
HOW TO ATTRACT, CONVERT, AND NURTURE ONLINE DONORS WITH EMAIL
According to the 2018 M+R Benchmarks report, nonprofits sent an average of 66 email messages per subscriber in 2017. The largest category of email messages was fundraising (25 emails per year per subscriber). How are you engaging your supporters via email? In this webinar, the marketing experts at C...

Save Time and Raise More Money with Fundraising Automation
SAVE TIME AND RAISE MORE MONEY WITH FUNDRAISING AUTOMATION
Looking to raise more money without adding staff or hours to your day? Automation is where strategy and technology meet to help you get the right message, to the right person, at the right time. This webinar will show you how to set up several types of automated campaigns for your renewal, appeal, s...

How Fundraising Technology Has Impacted 3 Nonprofits
HOW FUNDRAISING TECHNOLOGY HAS IMPACTED 3 NONPROFITS
If any of these scenarios sound like you, or if you're just looking to hear from your nonprofit peers on how they stay on top of fundraising, then this webinar is for you! Join us as we talk with 3 Network For Good customers on their experience using technology to automate parts of their fundrai...

The Data on Donor-Advised Funds: New Insights You Need to Know
THE DATA ON DONOR-ADVISED FUNDS: NEW INSIGHTS YOU NEED TO KNOW
Donor-advised funds are among today's hottest topics with both donors and nonprofits, but until now there has been little aggregate information available about the granting side of the donor-advised fund equation. How much do donor-advised funds give to nonprofits annually? Which types of nonpro...

Donor Retention Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations
DONOR RETENTION STRATEGIES FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Donor retention is at an all-time low. We're not keeping our donors involved! The three keys words in fundraising are - relationships, relationships, relationships. In this session, we will discuss why people give or don't give to nonprofit organizations and why they stop giving! We will tal...

Online Tools to Help Nonprofits Learn, Listen, & Engage
ONLINE TOOLS TO HELP NONPROFITS LEARN, LISTEN, & ENGAGE
Nonprofits are notorious for having tight budgets and limited resources. If this sounds like your organization or if you’re looking for ways to help your nonprofit run more effectively, you’ll want to watch this webinar.

Key Trends Impacting Nonprofits in 2018 and Beyond
KEY TRENDS IMPACTING NONPROFITS IN 2018 AND BEYOND
Tech Trust and Salesforce.org teamed up to take a look at some of the key takeaways from the recent Nonprofit Trends Report and explore exactly how these findings could impact UK charities in the coming year and beyond. Watch this webinar to gain insight into the trends that you should look out...

The Role of the Board in Nonprofit Strategic Alliances
THE ROLE OF THE BOARD IN NONPROFIT STRATEGIC ALLIANCES
This fun and informative webinar discusses the role of the board in crafting various types of strategic alliances between nonprofits, from the formal to the very informal. But it also addresses a significant shift in the way we view those kinds of arrangements everything from networks to mergers. Th...

Creating a Powerful Capital Campaign Case for Support
CREATING A POWERFUL CAPITAL CAMPAIGN CASE FOR SUPPORT
In this webinar, Sarah Durham will show you how to brand your capital (or other very large) campaign so it inspires donors to act, what printed or digital tools do you need in the quiet and public phases, and how to inspire major donors to become campaign ambassadors.

Volunteer Handbook Essentials for Your Nonprofit
VOLUNTEER HANDBOOK ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR NONPROFIT
At times, nonprofit organizations do not put enough emphasis on managing and rewarding their volunteers. Volunteers are a powerful group that can help further your mission, become donors, and become ambassadors to your brand and mission. While volunteers are not employees, they do thrive on structur...

Secrets to Giving Tuesday Success: How to Break a $1M Fundraising Goal
SECRETS TO GIVING TUESDAY SUCCESS: HOW TO BREAK A $1M FUNDRAISING GOAL
Over the past six years, Giving Tuesday has grown in both size and significance. In 2016 alone, over $177M dollars was raised online in one day. As your nonprofit is developing a strategy to capitalize on the day’s momentum, join the Classy team to learn first hand from a Giving Tuesday vetera...

Allocating Direct or Indirect Costs for Nonprofits
ALLOCATING DIRECT OR INDIRECT COSTS FOR NONPROFITS
Indirect cost allocation can be confusing but understanding how to allocate these costs is crucial in order for an organization to accurately capture and recover cost incurred. Overhead and G and A are part of the cost of doing business and nonprofits need to know how to present their programs in a ...

Best Practices for Acknowledging Donors
BEST PRACTICES FOR ACKNOWLEDGING DONORS
October through December is the biggest time period nonprofits have to maximize fundraising- and a genuine thank you process that is personalized, high-touch and easy to execute is essential. The right technology plays a major role in keeping nonprofits organized and on top of thanking donors. ...

Powerful Fundraising Tools at Your Fingertips
POWERFUL FUNDRAISING TOOLS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Join us for a live demo of our new leading-edge Customizable Donation Forms and the newly upgraded fundraising and team management experience for our Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising platform. You’ll also see our Ticketed Events platform in action, including some great charity campaign examples...

How to Promote Your Online Fundraising Campaign
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 recorded webinar, ...

UBIT: What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know about 
Sponsorships, Advertising, Royalties and Cause Marketing
UBIT: WHAT EVERY NONPROFIT NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT SPONSORSHIPS, ADVERTISING, ROYALTIES AND CAUSE MARKETING
Under the unrelated business income tax (UBIT), areas like advertising, royalties, cause marketing and corporate sponsorships can all create tax liability that nonprofits often misunderstand. But with a good understanding of the rules this area, you can often structure these deals in a manner that m...

Community-Driven Fundraising: How To Cultivate Donors & Reach New Donors in Today
COMMUNITY-DRIVEN FUNDRAISING: HOW TO CULTIVATE DONORS & REACH NEW DONORS IN TODAY'S CONNECTED ECONOMY
The world you fundraise in has fundamentally shifted your supporters are hyper-connected, live inside personal feeds, and are continually ambushed with messages vying for their attention. These shifts have made it challenging to cultivate donor relationships and reach new donors. However, many ...

BUILDING A MEASUREMENT FRAMEWORK: AN INTRODUCTION FOR FUNDERS
BUILDING A MEASUREMENT FRAMEWORK: AN INTRODUCTION FOR FUNDERS
Through their grant-making, funders make a difference to people’s lives in countless ways. But just knowing you might be making some kind of difference isn’t enough: you need to understand the difference your grants are making, and you need to have robust data to inform your grantmaking ...

Discover How Small Charities Can Achieve Big Crowdfunding Results
DISCOVER HOW SMALL CHARITIES CAN ACHIEVE BIG CROWDFUNDING RESULTS
From inviting participants and inspiring fundraising success, to day of logistics, countless hours go into planning and executing peer-to-peer campaigns like walks, runs and other “thons”. But with the right online tools, it can be significantly easier. Don’t miss this critical web...

Building a Successful Grants Program 101
BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL GRANTS PROGRAM 101
For many nonprofits, grant writing is a critical piece of a larger fundraising strategy. But if your organization is new to grant writing, building a strong grants program can feel like an overwhelming task. Join us for this FREE 60-minute webinar, where the grant writing experts from Elevate share ...

Donor-Advised Funds: The Basics
DONOR-ADVISED FUNDS: THE BASICS
Join the Chronicle of Philanthropy and our expert guests for a thorough overview of donor-advised funds, including: basic terms and concepts all fundraisers should know, the different types of organizations that sponsor them, their impact on charitable giving and, insights into the donors who set up...

Fundraising Automation: Raise More Money and Get Home to Dinner on Time
FUNDRAISING AUTOMATION: RAISE MORE MONEY AND GET HOME TO DINNER ON TIME
Looking to raise more money without adding staff or hours to your day? Learn how to automate some of your key fundraising campaigns. Automation is where strategy and technology meet to help you get the right message to the right person at the right time.

How the cloud can help Canadian nonprofit organizations
HOW THE CLOUD CAN HELP CANADIAN NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
There are many benefits to using the cloud, but many Canadian nonprofits don't know how to get started. In this 30min recorded webinar, hosted by Stevan Beara, Solutions Architect, you will learn: What is AWS and Cloud Computing. How the cloud can solve typical challenges facing nonprofits. Case...

Averting the Crisis in Nonprofit Leadership
AVERTING THE CRISIS IN NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP
What are the most pressing leadership issues facing the nonprofit community today? Does your nonprofit have a plan to face these challenges head on? Marc Pitman, fundraising coach and founder of the Concord Leadership Group will introduce the latest data on these questions. And explore key suggestio...

How to Create Donor Surveys That Improve Your Fundraising
HOW TO CREATE DONOR SURVEYS THAT IMPROVE YOUR FUNDRAISING
If you don’t regularly survey your target donors, your fundraising efforts are merely educated guesses. And if your surveys aren’t carefully crafted, you’ll end up receiving misleading data. But done well, surveys can empower you with real, actionable, and surprising insights into ...

Creative Ways to Cultivate Donors
CREATIVE WAYS TO CULTIVATE DONORS
Motivating donors to give again and again is much easier and cheaper than attracting new ones. Yet for every 100 new donors charities gained last year, they lost 99 existing supporters. That adds up to lots of money, time, and effort poured into fundraising just to break even. How can you develop la...

Creating Your Year-end Fundraising Plan
CREATING YOUR YEAR-END FUNDRAISING PLAN
Fundraising at the end of the year can be a daunting task. Oftentimes, smaller charities and non-profits tend to fall behind, mostly due to limited staff and resources. The key to finishing the year off strong is to hit the ground running and prepare as early as possible. Don’t procrastinate o...

Mobile Fundraising Strategies for Nonprofits
MOBILE FUNDRAISING STRATEGIES FOR NONPROFITS
Mobile giving is on the rise. Learn how your organization can profit from mobile fundraising.Do you constantly wonder what's the best platform to accept charitable donations? Organizations need an affordable solution; one as powerful as it is easy to use. Most people own a smartphone. This has b...

Nonprofit Leader Panel: Fundraising In Today
NONPROFIT LEADER PANEL: FUNDRAISING IN TODAY'S CONNECTED ECONOMY
The world you fundraise in has fundamentally shifted your supporters are hyper-connected, live inside personal feeds, and are continually ambushed with messages vying for their attention. These shifts have made it challenging to cultivate donor relationships and reach new donors. However, many organ...

5 Ways Nonprofits are Actually Attracting New Members with Social Media
5 WAYS NONPROFITS ARE ACTUALLY ATTRACTING NEW MEMBERS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA
If you are spending a ton of time promoting your organization on social media without getting any real results, you’re not alone many organizations struggle with this. That’s why we’re bringing in nonprofit social media expert and author Julia Campbell for our webinar on August 21....

DIY Fundraising – New donors and dollars
DIY FUNDRAISING – NEW DONORS AND DOLLARS
As a nonprofit, you have many jobs that need to get done and most often, there is limited time and resources to make it all happen. Constantly looking for new ideas to increase revenue, change things up, and get new supporters can be exhausting. Do-it-yourself fundraising (or DIY) can be a great way...

Data-driven Fundraising with Fundraising Report Card
DATA-DRIVEN FUNDRAISING WITH FUNDRAISING REPORT CARD
Is your nonprofit data-driven? In a world full of big data, predictive analytics, and artificial intelligence it can be a little intimidating to answer this question. Yet, when you take a step back and focus on the basics, it’s refreshing to see that being “data-driven” isn’t...

5 Fundamentals of Data-Driven Fundraising
5 FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA-DRIVEN FUNDRAISING
The fundamentals of nonprofit fundraising can be broken into five categories: soliciting donations, stewarding donors, acknowledging gifts, analyzing your data, and reporting on activity. On any given day, you are involved in one or more of these jobs. Mastering these essential responsibilities impr...

The 2018 Nonprofit Recurring Giving Benchmark Report: Key Findings in Fundraising
THE 2018 NONPROFIT RECURRING GIVING BENCHMARK REPORT: KEY FINDINGS IN FUNDRAISING
Recurring donors are up to 4x more valuable than one-time donors. Can you imagine the impact your organization could have if you could multiply the donations of your one-time donors by 4x? In January 2018, we teamed up with NextAfter to make recurring donations to 115 organizations across 9 differen...

Fundraising Bright Spots: The Secrets of Successful Fundraising from Individuals
FUNDRAISING BRIGHT SPOTS: THE SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING FROM INDIVIDUALS
A single director of development not working for you? This extraordinary webinar provides a bird’s-eye view of how a successful nonprofit “culture of philanthropy” works. The webinar starts with a review of the distinguishing characteristics of 16 grassroots progressive organizatio...

How to Create a Fundraising Development Plan That Will Help You Raise More Money: A Step-By-Step Guide
HOW TO CREATE A FUNDRAISING DEVELOPMENT PLAN THAT WILL HELP YOU RAISE MORE MONEY: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
Successful ventures start with a plan. You have to know where you want to go before you can figure out what steps you need to take to get there, right? Fundraising for a nonprofit organization is no different! This session will take you step-by-step through the process of creating a Fundraising Deve...

NoFilter Nonprofit Stocking Stuffers: Fifteen Festive Tips to Fire Up Your Online Fundraising
NOFILTER NONPROFIT STOCKING STUFFERS: FIFTEEN FESTIVE TIPS TO FIRE UP YOUR ONLINE FUNDRAISING
Bring your peppermint mochas, ugly sweaters, and all-around good cheer to a fun and festive webinar full of ideas to fire up your online fundraising for 2017! Blackbaud's Danielle Johnson Vermenton and Raheel Gauba are giving away the best stocking stuffers ever: fifteen fundraising tips that yo...

LEVERAGING NONPROFITS AS ENDOWMENT BUILDERS
LEVERAGING NONPROFITS AS ENDOWMENT BUILDERS
As a Community Foundation, you are the expert on building endowments, but imagine what 10 nonprofit professionals or volunteers working on endowment growth could mean to you. If you want to multiply your efforts, partner with your nonprofits in being successful endowment builders. To help community ...

Non-Profit Continuing Education
NON-PROFIT CONTINUING EDUCATION
As a Non-Profit, you are dealing with a myriad of rules, regulations and tax challenges. The failure to comply can have severe consequences for your organization. Keeping up with the constant changes and revisions to these guidelines requires timely and comprehensive training. Lorman Education Servi...

The Chemistry of Employee Donor Cultivation - Turning Your Year-End Fundraising Efforts into Year-Round Donor Engagement
THE CHEMISTRY OF EMPLOYEE DONOR CULTIVATION - TURNING YOUR YEAR-END FUNDRAISING EFFORTS INTO YEAR-ROUND DONOR ENGAGEMENT
Did you know workplace giving donors give on average five times more, and because donations are typically deducted from paychecks all year long, they are more sustainable? Yet we often treat those donors the same as a one-time donor. In this webinar, America's Charities explores the backbone of ...

How to Improve Non-Profit Performance with the Right Financial Management Software
HOW TO IMPROVE NON-PROFIT PERFORMANCE WITH THE RIGHT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
Nonprofit organizations of all types face opportunities, challenges, and tough decisions every day. And as you grow, those challenges become more complex and you may find yourself with an accounting system that can’t keep up. This leads to wasted time and inaccurate data. In this webinar, acco...

How To Craft An Effective Fundraising Plan & Calendar for 2018
HOW TO CRAFT AN EFFECTIVE FUNDRAISING PLAN & CALENDAR FOR 2018
Your fundraising plan is an integrated communications calendar and strategic plan. This living document includes key fundraising objectives, detailed plans to execute each fundraiser, and goals. In this 45-minute webinar, I'll show you exactly how to craft a fundraising plan and calendar that wi...

How Nonprofits Can Tap Into the Power of Digital Donations
HOW NONPROFITS CAN TAP INTO THE POWER OF DIGITAL DONATIONS
Online charitable giving grew 8% from 2015 to 2016, compared to 1% growth of charitable giving overall. To capitalize on this growth and convert the next generation of online donors nonprofits need to make sure they are targeting donors the right way, and avoiding the common pitfalls. Join Daniel Ne...

For Fundraising Success-The Secret is in the Plan
FOR FUNDRAISING SUCCESS-THE SECRET IS IN THE PLAN
Individual Donor Benchmark Report Released with More Influential Data for Small and Mighty Nonprofits. What is the fundraising potential for small and mighty nonprofits? How can organizations expand their individual donor programs and see increased success? For nonprofits with budgets under $2 milli...

Segmenting your Donor Base to Maximize Fundraising Potential
SEGMENTING YOUR DONOR BASE TO MAXIMIZE FUNDRAISING POTENTIAL
As a fundraising professional, at times it can be tempting to focus on acquiring new donors. While acquisition is important, an effective donor stewardship program can take your nonprofit to the next level. Challenged with fundraising in a rural area, Melanie Burch, Director of Development at Middle...

Shopping for a Cause: Selecting the Best Tools for Your Nonprofit
SHOPPING FOR A CAUSE: SELECTING THE BEST TOOLS FOR YOUR NONPROFIT
Is your database empowering your nonprofit to thrive? If you feel like you're surviving on old, clunky systems that store your data but aren't making it work for you, you're not alone. We know that you would rather spend your time advancing your cause than evaluating software, but having...

Exceptionally Successful Nonprofit Events
EXCEPTIONALLY SUCCESSFUL NONPROFIT EVENTS
Fundraising events and galas are a permanent part of the nonprofit scene, yet most organizations struggle with their planning and implementation. So many details, so much extra work for the staff and there’s no guarantee your event will even be successful! Put those event planning worries behi...

PHILANTHROPY
PHILANTHROPY'S ROLE IN STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY
Join foundations and philanthropy serving organizations from across the country for a webinar on July 11th at 2pm EST. “Philanthropy's Role in Strengthening Democracy” is co-sponsored by Council on Foundations, Independent Sector, and Nonprofit VOTE. The webinar will cover companion ...

Maximizing Nonprofit Internal Controls: An Essential Guide for Even the Most Pure
MAXIMIZING NONPROFIT INTERNAL CONTROLS: AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR EVEN THE MOST PURE
Whether your nonprofit is more like an intimate family or an enormous well-oiled machine, fraud can occur, and when it happens, it can damage your reputation, relationships with funders, and staff morale. In other words, you can’t afford it. Every nonprofit, even those employing the most pure ...

Fundraising Metrics - How Do You Measure Up
FUNDRAISING METRICS - HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP
In the rush of the day-to-day at your nonprofit, it’s hard to make time to reflect and assess your performance against your goals. With the advent of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project supported by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Bloomerang, and others organizations that measu...

Obtain & Utilize Donor Data Effectively to Increase Giving
OBTAIN & UTILIZE DONOR DATA EFFECTIVELY TO INCREASE GIVING
Database-phobes do not fear. In this webinar we’ll dig into the fundamentals of collecting donor information and how to use that information to better cultivate and steward your donors. If you’ve been using spreadsheets, we’ll show how to create those mysterious "pivot tables&...

Leveraging Technology & Data: How Finance Can Help Strengthen Performance, Funding, and Impact
LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY & DATA: HOW FINANCE CAN HELP STRENGTHEN PERFORMANCE, FUNDING, AND IMPACT
GuideStar, the premier data aggregator in the non-profit space, became a Sage Intacct customer in 2016. Because both organizations have been focused on helping non-profit orgs utilize their data to strengthen impact and better tell their story, it became clear there were synergies that could be leve...

The New Fundraising Suite: Registration with Fundraising
THE NEW FUNDRAISING SUITE: REGISTRATION WITH FUNDRAISING
Join Classy's lead product manager Matt Lackey for a walk-through of the completely revamped Registration with Fundraising event. You'll learn: The new, intuitive features & upgrades of Classy's new Registration with Fundraising, How Classy Pay is integrated into the new cart reserva...

Tax Reform - Impacts on Nonprofits and Giving
TAX REFORM - IMPACTS ON NONPROFITS AND GIVING
Tax Reform is the sky really falling for nonprofits? There is much uncertainty on how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will play out in the near term. So what can you do?  We've brought back Network for Good  Personal Fundraising Coach, John Gilchrist, FAHP, CFRE, and Managing Principal with ...

3 Ways Top Nonprofits Succeed With Online Fundraising
3 WAYS TOP NONPROFITS SUCCEED WITH ONLINE FUNDRAISING
Learn how top organizations build scalable, revenue-generating online fundraising experiences using the number one CRM for nonprofits, Salesforce, and the leading online fundraising platform, Classy. How to build a donor experience that is optimized for conversions , How to use donor data to segment...

Effectively Managing a Monthly Giving Program That Exceeds the Thousand-Sustainer Mark
EFFECTIVELY MANAGING A MONTHLY GIVING PROGRAM THAT EXCEEDS THE THOUSAND-SUSTAINER MARK
We often hear tips on how and why to start monthly giving programs online form options, creating a brand, reaching out to loyal donors, showing the value of their gift, etc.  But what about the challenges of managing the program when you reach more than 1,000 sustainers? Or 10,000? Or 100,000?&...

From Giving Tuesday to Intelligent Content: Your Year-End Fundraising Guide
FROM GIVING TUESDAY TO INTELLIGENT CONTENT: YOUR YEAR-END FUNDRAISING GUIDE
In this webinar with Blue State Digital and Movable Ink, we’ll take a deep dive into fundraising data from 2016, and explain how to counter a potential drop in donations this year. From intelligent content to alternate revenue streams to leveraging big moments like Giving Tuesday and Cyber Mon...

Planning and Executing a Successful Fundraising Event
PLANNING AND EXECUTING A SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING EVENT
It’s time to start preparing for spring fundraising events! Whether you are planning a walk, run, golf tournament, or gala, Blackbaud University provides training and tools to help you execute your best event yet. Join one of our Blackbaud University instructors as she discusses event planning...

How to Upgrade Donors and Boost Revenue with Donor Surveys
HOW TO UPGRADE DONORS AND BOOST REVENUE WITH DONOR SURVEYS
Donors give for their reasons, not yours. Donor surveys are the key to unlock donor’s interests, make them feel connected to your cause, build the right appeals, grow your major gift pipeline and even optimize your current donor portfolio.

Strategic Reserves and Endowments: Guidance for Forward-Thinking Funders and Grantees
STRATEGIC RESERVES AND ENDOWMENTS: GUIDANCE FOR FORWARD-THINKING FUNDERS AND GRANTEES
For many nonprofit leaders, the promise of an endowment is alluring. It conjures a world in which you can fund everything from critical organizational infrastructure to coffee in the office kitchen without shaving precious dollars from every contract or nudging your board members and donors at every...

Nonprofit Marketing That Works
NONPROFIT MARKETING THAT WORKS
Nonprofit marketing is the use of marketing tactics by a nonprofit organization, that promotes the message and the organization. Marketing is particularly important for a nonprofit organization, as they usually need ways to market their cause to volunteers who would want to help and to donors that w...

How Nonprofits and Charities Can Tap into the Power of Digital Donations
HOW NONPROFITS AND CHARITIES CAN TAP INTO THE POWER OF DIGITAL DONATIONS
The rise of everything internet can present nonprofits and charitable organizations with a wealth of opportunities. It’s as easy as ever to connect with supporters and donors. In fact, online charitable giving grew 8% from 2015 to 2016, compared to 1% growth of charitable giving overall. But, ...

Encryption 101 for Nonprofits
ENCRYPTION 101 FOR NONPROFITS
Encryption is rapidly becoming the preferred method for securing information.  In this webinar, Community IT Innovators’ CTO Matt Eshleman will cover the basics of encryption, how it is currently used in popular systems such as the web and email, and simple tools for using encryption to s...

Data-Driven Fundraising
DATA-DRIVEN FUNDRAISING
Once you've decided who you are trying to raise money from, you need to create a strategy to reach them, and metrics that help define whether or not you are successful. This webinar will cover ten essential metrics for fundraising success. You'll learn: How to identify the donors you want to...

MAJOR  GIFTS AND ENGAGEMENT FUNDRAISING
MAJOR GIFTS AND ENGAGEMENT FUNDRAISING
In this presentation, MarketSmart CEO & Founder, Greg Warner, pushes aside all the confusing and expensive buzz words you’ve struggled with in the past. Words such as “age-based targeting” and “multi-channel marketing.” Instead, he uses simple terminologies and a lo...

5 Strategies to Diversify Your Fundraising Portfolio
5 STRATEGIES TO DIVERSIFY YOUR FUNDRAISING PORTFOLIO
It’s critical for nonprofits to diversify their fundraising, especially with recent changes to the tax law. Pair that with an ever-shifting digital landscape and your nonprofit shouldn’t feel constrained to just one or two sources of revenue. Join us, and our partner GuideStar, to learn ...

Facebook & Instagram Advertising For Nonprofits: Targeting New Donors
FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM ADVERTISING FOR NONPROFITS: TARGETING NEW DONORS
With over 1.4 billion daily active users on Facebook and 500 million on Instagram, it's no secret that marketing on the respective platforms is a must. Nevertheless, most nonprofits are not taking full advantage of the powerful social media platforms. Now is the time for your nonprofit to learn ...

Using a Nonprofit Accounting System that Works for You
USING A NONPROFIT ACCOUNTING SYSTEM THAT WORKS FOR YOU
Managing multiple funds and grants with complex reporting can’t be accomplished with generic accounting tools and custom spreadsheets you need accounting controls, data segmentation, audit trails, and reporting capabilities built specifically for nonprofits and associations. Watch this recorde...

How to Double Your Online Fundraising in 12 Months or Less
HOW TO DOUBLE YOUR ONLINE FUNDRAISING IN 12 MONTHS OR LESS
Your website, email list, and social media platforms can be outstanding fundraising tools for your organization if you use them the right way. Join us to learn how to build an integrated online giving funnel that is so effective, it could double your online fundraising in just one year. You'll l...

FUNDRAISING COMMUNICATIONS 3: ENGAGING VOLUNTEERS WITH YOUR CASE
FUNDRAISING COMMUNICATIONS 3: ENGAGING VOLUNTEERS WITH YOUR CASE
Our Fundraising Communications series is our core communications curriculum for nonprofit leaders, fundraisers and communicators. In four sessions, we provide concepts, examples, tools and tricks for communicating effectively with donors and volunteers from foundational ideas to finished materials. ...

FROM CDO TO CEO: THE PATH TO LEADING A NONPROFIT
FROM CDO TO CEO: THE PATH TO LEADING A NONPROFIT
Our webinar will cover what skills an aspiring CEO should have in their toolkit, explore the real-life case study of a CDO who became a CEO, and make the case that the CDO is sometimes the strongest candidate to ultimately lead an organization. Being the CEO of a nonprofit takes a deep understanding...

How to Create the Best Monthly Giving Campaign
HOW TO CREATE THE BEST MONTHLY GIVING CAMPAIGN
Your strongest supporters and believers are always going to be your most loyal donors. As we mosey on into the summer months, kids are out of school and families to go on vacation, it’s the perfect time of year to start a simple, online monthly giving campaign! Armed with the right knowledge, ...

Donor Experience: The Key to Fundraising Success
DONOR EXPERIENCE: THE KEY TO FUNDRAISING SUCCESS
In modern fundraising, donor experience is the key to your nonprofit's success. Do you put your donors first? Are you nurturing relationships with your donors or are you treating them like a transaction? Are you transparent about your organization's goals and progress? Do you spend time than...

NFG Masterclass Webinar: How to Create a Pipeline of New Donors from Low Cost Events
NFG MASTERCLASS WEBINAR: HOW TO CREATE A PIPELINE OF NEW DONORS FROM LOW COST EVENTS
Join Network for Good and special guest, Lisa Clark, creator and founder of Raising with Lisa Clark, to learn how to successfully grow a pipeline of donors and fuel your donor relationships while on a budget. Lisa has created a 4-step framework to effectively build momentum for your annual giving ca...

What are Simple Development Systems and How Can They Help You?
WHAT ARE SIMPLE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS AND HOW CAN THEY HELP YOU?
Are you dizzily reeling from golf outings to 5K runs to galas to a holiday concert to…Casino Night? Does your fundraising consist of Amazon Smile, local restaurant nights and a “dear friend” year-end fundraising letter? Are you constantly engaged in “spray and pray” fu...

Out of The Box Strategies for Fundraising Success
OUT OF THE BOX STRATEGIES FOR FUNDRAISING SUCCESS
Network for Good along with Cortni Grange, social entrepreneur, chief connector, and Executive Director of Future Leaders & Young Entrepreneurs (FLYE) will share how to combine the human element with digital resources to maximize fundraising for social ventures.

Motivate Monday with Fundraising Expert Pamela Grow
MOTIVATE MONDAY WITH FUNDRAISING EXPERT PAMELA GROW
How are nonprofit professionals jumpstarting their week with purpose? Join us for Motivate Monday where. Every Monday we share your win. Feature a special guest with a quick tip to get your week started right. And close with a Q&A session.

Jump Into Fundraising From Right Where You Are, Because Getting Started Is the Hardest Part
JUMP INTO FUNDRAISING FROM RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE, BECAUSE GETTING STARTED IS THE HARDEST PART
As fundraisers and members of this ever-changing nonprofit world, we all know and understand how difficult it is to find success in fundraising. But every successful nonprofit organization has stemmed from a great web of brilliant ideas; the tricky part is putting those ideas into action.

Your Go-To Guide for Writing a Winning Nonprofit Grant Proposal
YOUR GO-TO GUIDE FOR WRITING A WINNING NONPROFIT GRANT PROPOSAL
There are a number of reasons why nonprofits apply for grants, but doing the research and finding which grants to apply to can be mind-numbing. And on top of that, sitting down and taking the time to write a grant proposal can be very confusing and tedious. Besides, where do you even begin? But don&...

Data-Driven Philanthropy: Where to Begin Your Search for the Best New Donors
DATA-DRIVEN PHILANTHROPY: WHERE TO BEGIN YOUR SEARCH FOR THE BEST NEW DONORS
Turn your data into dollars! Fundraising organizations are constantly seeking new, quality donors. Many times, those donors are closer than you think. Join OneCause and DonorSearch to learn how using your data strategically can help you get new donations faster.

3 Ways the New Tax Reform Act Impacts the Nonprofit Community
3 WAYS THE NEW TAX REFORM ACT IMPACTS THE NONPROFIT COMMUNITY
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) ushered changes in the US Tax Code, effective January 1, 2018. Since the signing of the TCJA, there have been questions about how nonprofit organizations might be impacted by the changes.  Join us for a fireside chat with Network For Good Fundraising Coach and F...

Granted: Identifying, Applying For & Managing Grant Funds
GRANTED: IDENTIFYING, APPLYING FOR & MANAGING GRANT FUNDS
As funding becomes more difficult to secure, organizations face significant challenges to fulfill their missions. This webinar reviews the questions to answer prior to searching and applying for grant funds, outlines the 7 basic elements of most proposals and shows participants how to match their ne...

Year End Fundraising: Hot Messaging & Marketing Tips
YEAR END FUNDRAISING: HOT MESSAGING & MARKETING TIPS
In the crowded arena of year-end fundraising, every cause needs a hot message and effective marketing to stand out. Join us as we explore how to build a strong donor message and promotion plan to drive year-end donations.

Create Your Donation Avalanche
CREATE YOUR DONATION AVALANCHE
Crafting and executing an impactful ask is the difference between meeting goals and falling flat. Whether you have a donation only fundraiser or a live appeal during your gala event, planning and crafting the ask are critical elements in your success.

State of Non-Profit Leadership 2018
STATE OF NON-PROFIT LEADERSHIP 2018
Powerful forces are shaping the philanthropic world. Join us as we examine the state of Non-Profit leadership and sustainable philanthropy. Industry experts share insights from a new 2018 study commissioned by Concord Leadership Group, Bloomerang, Boardable, and DonorSearch, on nonprofit leadership,...

Data-Driven Philanthropy: Turning Engagement Into Dollars
DATA-DRIVEN PHILANTHROPY: TURNING ENGAGEMENT INTO DOLLARS
Harnessing data effectively is an important tool for any nonprofit. Join us for an insightful webinar on data-driven philanthropy and how to leverage data to drive donations. We will cover how to: Find new quality donors, Uncover powerful data hidden in plain sight, Utilize 6 Philanthropic Data Mark...

Introducing Peer-to-Peer & Social Fundraising
INTRODUCING PEER-TO-PEER & SOCIAL FUNDRAISING
Introducing Peer-to-Peer and a whole new take on social fundraising. Join us for a customer-focused webinar, as we showcase our newest fundraising solution. Explore how social fundraising can amplify your cause, and ignite a donor movement through social engagement!

Event Fundraising Unleash Matching Gifts
EVENT FUNDRAISING UNLEASH MATCHING GIFTS
Getting an edge in today’s competitive fundraising environment is a must. Learn best practices your nonprofit can use to unleash the power of matching gifts for your campaigns and fundraising events: Uncover powerful matching gift tactics, Learn secrets to drive engagement and increase partici...

Top 10 Enhancements For Every Fundraiser
TOP 10 ENHANCEMENTS FOR EVERY FUNDRAISER
We never stop innovating! Check out the Top 10 Product enhancements sure to power your spring fundraising and beyond. Join us for a mini-webcast, that explores how you to use our new functionality to drive engagement and revenue!

Donor Retention is a Nonprofit Killer
DONOR RETENTION IS A NONPROFIT KILLER
6 out of 10 donors who gave last year won’t give this year. Nonprofits spend large sums of money acquiring new donors, yet they’re losing more than they keep.  A proven solution to donor retention is a monthly giving program. In this free webinar, you’ll see examples of how im...

The New Roadmap for Nonprofit Finance in 2018
THE NEW ROADMAP FOR NONPROFIT FINANCE IN 2018
With so many unique pain points and challenges, nonprofit finance is never easy. Our recent survey of nonprofit finance leaders revealed that their teams are struggling with competing priorities, constrained resources, inefficient technology tools, and ever-changing reporting and compliance requirem...

Start the new year off right: Convert your donors to Give Monthly
START THE NEW YEAR OFF RIGHT: CONVERT YOUR DONORS TO GIVE MONTHLY
Join Erica Waasdorp, President of A Direct Solution and Donor Perfect Expert as she shows you the importance of converting small donors to give monthly so they keep giving for years and years. Erica Will: Help prepare you to launch your monthly donor campaign in the new year, with examples and resul...

Nonprofit Accounting Experts Share Best Practices for Selecting Accounting Software
NONPROFIT ACCOUNTING EXPERTS SHARE BEST PRACTICES FOR SELECTING ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE
It’s clear: nonprofit organizations have very different accounting needs than for-profit companies. Is it time to consider a new accounting system for your nonprofit? What features and functionality should you look for? This is what we’ll address in this webinar. Our nonprofit accounting...

Cybersecurity for Nonprofits - How secure is your organization?
CYBERSECURITY FOR NONPROFITS - HOW SECURE IS YOUR ORGANIZATION?
What is cybersecurity? Does your organization have cybersecurity policies in place which staff know and understand? Do you know how to move forward to ensure you’re safeguarding critical data and complying with global privacy standards? Hear from cybersecurity experts and learn steps you can t...

Learn the Secrets of High Performing Nonprofits
LEARN THE SECRETS OF HIGH PERFORMING NONPROFITS
Does your organization effectively measure progress toward its mission? Quantifying and reporting this information to constituents can be tricky. During this webcast, you will learn trade secrets on high performing not-for-profits using Charity Navigator’s recommended governance metrics.

Impact of the Cambridge Analytica & Facebook Scandal on NonProfits, Donors, and Advocates
IMPACT OF THE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA & FACEBOOK SCANDAL ON NONPROFITS, DONORS, AND ADVOCATES
The information of as many as 80 million Americans was gathered by Cambridge Analytica via Facebook. That’s data on donors and advocates who posted support on nonprofit Facebook sites that were used without the knowledge or consent of anyone. Does what Facebook know about your donors – a...

Tax Reform & Charitable Giving: How Finance Can Help Sustain Giving
TAX REFORM & CHARITABLE GIVING: HOW FINANCE CAN HELP SUSTAIN GIVING
With uncertainty around the impact of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” legislation, many people are wondering what the real impact will be for charitable giving. What will the shift from itemizers to non-itemizers do to the donations you depend on to sustain your mission? How will corporate g...

Online Tools to Help Nonprofits Learn, Listen & Engage
ONLINE TOOLS TO HELP NONPROFITS LEARN, LISTEN & ENGAGE
Nonprofits are notorious for having tight budgets and limited resources. If this sounds like your organization or if you’re looking for ways to help your nonprofit run more effectively, you’ll want to watch this webinar to learn: Dozens of no-cost (or low cost) online tools to manage pro...

Major Giving: Best Practices & Common Mistakes
MAJOR GIVING: BEST PRACTICES & COMMON MISTAKES
Are you prepared for major gift success? Few things will have as positive an impact in helping your organization take a leap forward in fulfilling your goals as becoming good at securing major gifts. But even some seemingly small decisions can tip the balance between success and failure.

Planning a Golf Fundraising Event
PLANNING A GOLF FUNDRAISING EVENT
If you’re planning a golf tournament fundraiser, you’ve come to the right place! FrontStream has partnered with Event Caddy, the premier golf tournament planning software, to relieve organization headaches.

Corporate Grants and Partnerships: How to Form Lasting Ties
CORPORATE GRANTS AND PARTNERSHIPS: HOW TO FORM LASTING TIES
Join The Chronicle for a firsthand look at how an innovative nonprofit successfully attracts steady streams of corporate support. We’ll explore the factors that drive corporate giving decisions and offer strategies to help your organization build similar corporate relationships.

Professional Skills for New Fundraisers
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS FOR NEW FUNDRAISERS
First-time fundraisers fresh out of college often need guidance on how to represent their nonprofit well and successfully relate to donors. This session is designed to help young fundraisers who want to sharpen donor-relations skills, adopt effective time-management habits, and hone communication sk...

How to Attract Female Donors
HOW TO ATTRACT FEMALE DONORS
Women are more generous than men when it comes to charitable giving, study after study shows. At every giving level, women are more likely than men to make donations and to give more. And since women today have greater control of wealth and philanthropy than ever before, experts advise nonprofits to...

Using Data Visualization to Inspire Donors to Give and Get Involved
USING DATA VISUALIZATION TO INSPIRE DONORS TO GIVE AND GET INVOLVED
Data is everywhere these days, and many nonprofits are honing their abilities to collect and analyze it. But once you have compelling data, how do you best share it with supporters, potential donors, board members, and other people who influence your organization’s work?

How to Engage Millennial Donors
HOW TO ENGAGE MILLENNIAL DONORS
Figuring out how to attract “next gen” donors is a challenge for charities. While donors in their 20s and 30s are keen to volunteer, they also demand more transparency and detailed information before donating to a nonprofit. Groups that can figure out how to channel the energy of young s...

Attracting Baby Boomer Donors
ATTRACTING BABY BOOMER DONORS
Baby boomers give more money to charities than people in any other age group. In fact, 43% of all donations from individuals come from people in this generation, and these donors are more likely to volunteer than younger donors. How is your nonprofit reaching donors in their 50s and 60s?

Making the Most of Mid-Level Donors
MAKING THE MOST OF MID-LEVEL DONORS
Mid-level donors can fall through the cracks at many nonprofits. Often these donors don’t get attention because they aren’t the responsibility of people who oversee big gifts or mass solicitations. However, overlooking them could be a big mistake. No matter how your organization defines ...

Create Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships That Thrive
CREATE CORPORATE-NONPROFIT PARTNERSHIPS THAT THRIVE
You’ll hear from executives at two nonprofits that are highly successful in attracting corporate support. And you’ll learn what it takes to build a mutually beneficial partnership and how to develop a strong, long-term relationship with a corporate sponsor.

Clean Up a Messy Donor Database
CLEAN UP A MESSY DONOR DATABASE
A database of reliable donor information is the foundation for fundraising success. When data is missing or unreliable, it can be extremely difficult for even the best fundraisers to meet revenue goals-let alone exceed them and help the organization grow.

How to Attract Wealthy Donors
HOW TO ATTRACT WEALTHY DONORS
For fundraisers who are new to working with wealthy donors or experienced development professionals seeking fresh approaches to soliciting the very wealthy, this session will share insights from two veteran fundraisers who have raised millions.

Tell a Powerful Story in Every Medium and Raise More Money
TELL A POWERFUL STORY IN EVERY MEDIUM AND RAISE MORE MONEY
Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy to learn how to craft a compelling story that appeals to donors and adapt it to many different avenues of communication - from social networks to websites, video, email, and podcasts. Jerome Deroy, chief executive of Narativ, will explain the science behind storyte...

Five Steps to Writing a Stronger Grant Proposal
FIVE STEPS TO WRITING A STRONGER GRANT PROPOSAL
Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy for a 75-minute session that will help you understand how to write each element of a compelling grant proposal. Martin Teitel, a former foundation chief executive and author of The Ultimate Insider’s Guide to Winning Foundation Grants, will give you tactics y...

Women’s Philanthropy: What Works
WOMEN’S PHILANTHROPY: WHAT WORKS
Nonprofits big and small can tap into the power of women’s philanthropy. Join us for a one-hour webinar and get smart strategies to follow, whether you’re asking women to give hundreds or thousands to your cause. You’ll learn how the University of Tennessee’s Alliance of Wome...

Seeking Grants from Corporate Foundations
SEEKING GRANTS FROM CORPORATE FOUNDATIONS
Many nonprofits find it easier to obtain product donations, marketing support, even professional volunteers from companies than it is to get cash. The world of corporate giving is complex, and it can be difficult to know how-or whom-to approach.

Make Everyone at Your Nonprofit a Fundraiser
MAKE EVERYONE AT YOUR NONPROFIT A FUNDRAISER
Join us to learn how to inspire your board, volunteers, and all staff members to share responsibility for fundraising. You’ll get a look inside a nonprofit that has successfully mobilized its board, staff, and volunteers to build donor relationships with donors and seek donations.

How to Tap Into Donor Advised Funds
HOW TO TAP INTO DONOR ADVISED FUNDS
Wealthy donors who establish donor-advised funds get immediate tax benefits but can postpone decisions about which charities receive a gift. Many nonprofits worry about the rising popularity of these funds because many donors use them to make anonymous gifts, making it difficult or impossible to bui...