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Effective Staff Supervision – The Big Picture: Legal and Organizational Context (Part 1)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Effective staff management is a powerful tool that should be added to every leader’s toolbelt — and the Effective Staff Supervision course series will do just that. Effective Staff Supervision is a series of three short courses designed for nonprofit professionals new to supervisory roles, . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Leadership and Management

How to Start a Major Gifts Program (On-Demand) 2023

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Major gifts is one of the most significant ways you can drive increased net revenue to support your organization’s programs. But without a disciplined system and structure, your major gifts program will fail to be effective. It’s critical to develop buy-in and set clear expectations for what a major . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Course #2: Philanthropic Cycle and How to do the Job

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course reveals the way prospects make their decisions and how to professionally work with that understanding. After finishing this course you will confidently welcome every new conversation with a prospect and know where to go next!
Provider: Empowerment Dialogue Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Course #3: The Basic Dialogues – Putting together the Philanthropic Conversation

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You will finish this course with a thorough knowledge of how the ED System works and be ready to confidently seek out opportunities to engage prospective donors in critical conversations leading to making significant current and deferred gifts.
Provider: Empowerment Dialogue Inc.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Course #4: Psychological Factors, Power Dialogues and the Hierarchy of Commitment

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Course #4 will analyse why prospects are hesitant to make that final decision providing you with powerful tools to strengthen their commitment. It will make you an elite fundraiser in empowering every prospect to realize their philanthropic dreams.
Provider: Empowerment Dialogue Inc.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Course #5: Interpersonal Skills Development

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: We will explore the development or enhancement of the Interpersonal Soft Skills needed to be an outstanding fundraiser. Enhancing these behavioural skills will carry over to all your interactive relationships.
Provider: Empowerment Dialogue Inc.
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Course #1: Introduction to the Empowerment Dialogue System

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This Course establishes the nature and scope of the Empowerment Dialogue System – an approach to fundraising that will redefine your job in working successfully with prospective donors while never manipulating or convincing.
Provider: Empowerment Dialogue Inc.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Free Nonprofit Webinar: Start Your 2023 Grant Strategy Off Right! (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course is brought to you by a GPA-approved trainer. Diane Leonard, GPC is one of only 20 GPA-approved trainers.
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 . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) Professional Track

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance knows the skills that hiring managers want to find. The Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) Workforce Track provides working professionals with a dynamic cohort experience as they strive to attain their nonprofit leadership certificate in the social sector. The . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Effective Staff Supervision – The Basics: Roles and Responsibilities (Part 2)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Effective staff management is a powerful tool that should be added to every leader’s toolbelt — and the Effective Staff Supervision course series will do just that. Effective Staff Supervision is a series of three short courses designed for nonprofit professionals new to supervisory roles, . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Effective Staff Supervision – The Basics: Roles and Responsibilities (Part 3)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Effective staff management is a powerful tool that should be added to every leader’s toolbelt — and the Effective Staff Supervision course series will do just that. Effective Staff Supervision is a series of three short courses designed for nonprofit professionals new to supervisory roles, . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Leadership and Management

How to Start a Mid-Level Program (ON-DEMAND) 2023

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Mid-level is an absolutely vital part of any healthy fundraising program. But starting a Mid-Level program requires a clear system and approach to ensure you’re setting your program up for success. When you have the tools you need to establish a system and structure that will keep you and your team . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Effective Staff Supervision – The Nitty Gritty (Part 3)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Effective staff management is a powerful tool that should be added to every leader’s toolbelt — and the Effective Staff Supervision course series will do just that. Effective Staff Supervision is a series of three short courses designed for nonprofit professionals new to supervisory roles, . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Leadership and Management

The Equity Journey

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Whether you are early in your career or established in the C-suite, cultural competency is an essential skill that will bolster your success as a leader. This equity lens allows you to foster meaningful relationships with the many stakeholders who are critical to your organization’s mission and . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

The Self-Aware Leader

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In a world of increasing complexity and uncertainty, the role of the leader is critical. We need more leaders who nurture effective and humane organizations, networks and communities — leaders who can transform and renew, energize and inspire.
This course is about taking time to explore your own . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Leadership and Management

2022-12 BBU Mastering Record Management / Blackbaud Altru

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Does this sound like you?
Daily, you manage constituent and revenue data using Altru. You create reports and analyze trends. You’re comfortable with your overall record management skills but know there are probably better and faster ways to accomplish tasks.
In this course, learn to improve your . . .
Provider: Blackbaud
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

GoGrantsGo Mini-Grants: Grant Writing Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: If you need to secure $1,000-$10,000 in funding for your project or organization and feel that the grant writing process is daunting, then our mini-grant course is exactly what you need. Mini-grants are great for novice grant writers and busy professionals. After this class, you will have the . . .
Provider: GoGrantsGo, LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

GoGrantsGo Small Business Grants for Women and Minorities: Grant Writing Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course is right for you if you need $10,000-$100,000 for your community project, non-profit or small business, have limited grant writing experience, or want to improve your success as a grant writer. At the conclusion of this training, you will know how to strategically design your project and . . .
Provider: GoGrantsGo, LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

GoGrantsGo Major Grants: Grant Writing Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course is right for you if you need major funding of $100,000-$1,000,000 for your community project, non-profit or small business and want to learn and apply the principles, strategies, and tactics used by only the most successful grant writers. At the conclusion of this training, you will know . . .
Provider: GoGrantsGo, LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Stewardship & Engagement: Increasing Donor Loyalty

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fostering donor loyalty is an ongoing activity. The way you engage with donors after they make a gift is as important, or perhaps even more important, than the gift itself. Keeping all levels of donors involved and inspired can be the difference between a good fundraising practice and a great one. . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Relationship Building

Power Partners Formula™

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Power Partners Formula™ is a comprehensive and actionable course that equips nonprofit leaders and fundraisers with the skills and knowledge to identify, engage, and secure funding from the right Power Partners for their organization. Led by expert instructor Mallory Erickson, participants will . . .
Provider: Mallory Erickson Coaching LLC
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How to Write an Action Oriented Annual Plan For Your Nonprofit Using a One Page Framework (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Do you ever find yourself so absorbed in the day-to-day operations of your nonprofit that you can only plan a few months in advance? Maybe you’re constantly operating in crisis mode and you’re frustrated you can never seem to get ahead?
You’re not alone.
Creating sustainable impact for yourself and . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Taking a behavioural science approach to fundraising during the cost of living crisis

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this session, Fundraising Everywhere’s very own Alex Aggidis interviews Charian Koshy about how to take a behavioural science approach to cost of living crisis fundraising.
Topics covered in this session:
1. Context of human decision-making during a period of stress/trauma
2. Behavioural science . . .
Provider: Fundraising Everywhere
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

MET AR 750 Financial Management for Nonprofits (Online Fall 2022)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Analyzes issues of accounting, finance, and economics in the context of the not-for-profit organization. Stresses understanding financial statements, budget planning and control, cash flow analysis, and long term planning.
Provider: Boston University Arts Administration Program
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Free Nonprofit Webinar: Today’s digital fundraising trends, and how to apply them to your nonprofit (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Here’s the scenario:
The latest nonprofit fundraising report was just released by one of your favorite sources. It includes industry benchmarks for general fundraising, recurring gifts, email metrics, social media metrics, and more. You pour through each metric looking at numbers until your smile . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift

How To Fundraise With Facebook & Instagram Advertising: A Step-By-Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: How To Fundraise With Facebook & Instagram Advertising: A Step-By-Step Guide
Is your nonprofit sitting on the sidelines while other organizations raise thousands of dollars every month with Facebook and Instagram advertising? Whether you’ve never advertised on Facebook and Instagram before or . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The Fundraising Success Formula

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this training, I will walk you through the three simple steps of the Fundraising Success Formula that will help you raise more money, inspires donor loyalty and retention, and creates unforgettable stewardship and impact.
Provider: Databasey
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Caring For Yourself as a Nonprofit Fundraiser

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Self-care has become such an overused term lately, but what does it really mean, and why is it important? Integrative Health Coach Brie Backus walks us through what she calls the ‘pillars of being’ that we need in order to thrive – the things that help us create a whole, fulfilled, healthy, and . . .
Provider: The Nonprofit Academy
Program Category: Leadership and Management

The Donor Thank You Bundle

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Recorded Webinars Included in This Thank You Bundle:
WEBINAR #1: How to Write a Thank You Letter That Makes Donors Smile and Want to Give Again!
WEBINAR #2: How to Make a Thank You Video that Delights Donors and Gets Them to Give Again
WEBINAR #3: How to Thank Donors So They Really Feel Thanked: . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The Nonprofit Board of Directors Bundle

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Recorded Webinars Included in This Bundle:
WEBINAR #1: How To Create An Engaged Board of Directors: A Step by Step Guide
WEBINAR #2: Get Your Board to Give Their Biggest Gifts and Help You Fundraise
Regular Price: $120Today’s Price: $69 You Save: $51!
Over 90% of the People Who Attended These . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Relationship Building

How to Secure your First or Next 4 to 5-Figure Event Sponsorship Deal (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Leveraging event sponsorships can make a world of difference on your impact… and budget!
Most organizations struggle on how to approach potential sponsors or what to present to them.  Maybe you’re thinking, “I have a challenge with both.”
No worries, Mariah’s got ya!
Join us for this 90-minute . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Exploitive to Empowered: Equitable Language in Nonprofit Communications

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: As nonprofit professionals, we have the privilege of making choices about the language we use—whether in grant proposals, donor materials, or other external communications. Too often, we speak in generalizations or euphemisms to describe groups of people. Using shortcuts can dehumanize and . . .
Provider: Foundant Technologies
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

How To Prime Your Facebook Audience Now for Giving Tuesday Success (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Right now is the perfect time to be running Facebook and Instagram ads to build your visibility and gain leads — aka new emails. Why? So that when Giving Tuesday rolls around, YOU are the organization donors think to give to.
But how does this work? In this 60-minute recorded session, you’ll learn . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

MET AR 750 Financial Management for Nonprofits (Fall 2022)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Analyzes issues of accounting, finance, and economics in the context of the not-for-profit organization. Stresses understanding financial statements, budget planning and control, cash flow analysis, and long term planning.
Provider: Boston University Arts Administration Program
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Year-End Appeals Deep Dive: A How-To Guide to Strategically Raise The Dollars You Need (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Did you know that about 30% of all giving to nonprofits happens in the month of December? Like it or not, you have a lot riding on end-of-year fundraising! Maybe it’s making your budget, maybe it’s funding some unexpected expenses through the pandemic, or maybe you’re looking to start the new year . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Free Nonprofit Webinar: Giving Tuesday Peer-to-peer fundraising done right: How to soar to success! (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join Givebutter’s Floyd Jones for this 60-minute webinar recording about the four strategies to help your nonprofit have its best Giving Tuesday yet. Floyd shares his personal story of managing a nonprofit Giving Tuesday campaign and highlights all of the ways Givebutter–a free fundraising . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The Essential Nonprofit Social Media Bundle (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Recorded Webinars Included in This Social Media Bundle:
WEBINAR #1: How to Create & Organize Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Marketing Plan!
WEBINAR #2: How To Create A Social Media Content Strategy That Converts
WEBINAR #3: How To Fundraise With Facebook & Instagram Advertising: A . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Six Foundational Tools for Today’s Fundraising Professional

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraisers are the bridge between donors and the great impact that can be made in a community. All of this is done by cultivating a culture of giving. But how do you prioritize your career and build a strong foundation in this nuanced, relationship-driven profession?
Much of your success as a . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Relationship Building

Events Fundraising & The Cost Of Living Crisis with Enthuse

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: “The past 3 years have created an enormous strain on fundraisers already under pressure, and events fundraisers have been particularly affected by the rapidly changing landscape. Though many great successes have been seen, with the creation of innovative solutions to continue to raise vital charity . . .
Provider: Fundraising Everywhere
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Management Tools to Make you a More Effective Fundraiser

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Every successful fundraiser needs management tools to navigate the relationship-driven Cause Selling Cycle. How do you use management tools to work smarter, not harder? Are you wasting time in qualifying prospects? Do your management tools help you assess and understand your donor’s needs? . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Leadership and Management

Making Effective Donor Asks (ON-DEMAND) 2023

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course is designed to take place mostly at the availability of the student over the course of a month. It should take 12-15 hours to complete the required modules, and it includes an additional 4 hours of optional activities.
Students will be required to listen to an introductory podcast, watch . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Planned Giving Principles for Every Fundraiser’s Success (ON-DEMAND) 2023

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The purpose of the Planned Giving Principles for Every Fundraiser’s Success course is to provide fundraisers in planned giving and major gifts and non-profit leaders with training on why planned giving needs a new, modern approach, how knowledge of planned giving principles is critical for all . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Relationship Building

Creating Meaningful Connections using Digital Technology 2023

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Never before has an aptitude for digital technologies been such an important skillset for fundraising. We are living in an unprecedented time, and while many of the most significant shifts have occurred, it is imperative that fundraisers prepare for digital to be a big part of their future.
In this . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Relationship Building

Thoughtful, kind, effective, safe: Planned giving during the Coronavirus pandemic

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, Patrick Schmitt, the co-CEO of FreeWill, shares how a variety of nonprofits from around the country are shifting how they work, how to be thoughtful and sensitive to donor needs, and how to continue to generate funds for your mission during this turbulent moment.
Provider: FreeWill
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to fundraise and build donor relationships during a crisis

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, Patrick Schmitt, the co-CEO of FreeWill, shares tips, strategies, and examples for what nonprofits can do to engage donors and continue to generate funds for their mission in this turbulent time.
Provider: FreeWill
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Moving to “Plan B” for planned & major giving in 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, Patrick Schmitt, the Co-CEO of FreeWill, shares strategies and examples for how nonprofits can adjust their 2020 fundraising plans to keep moving forward during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Provider: FreeWill
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Moving forward on planned and major giving

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, Patrick Schmitt, the co-CEO of FreeWill, shares strategies and examples for how nonprofits can move forward with planned and major giving in the time of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Provider: FreeWill
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

COVID-19 Connecting to Donors in the Midst of a Crisis (On-Demand)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The goal of this course is to provide participants with action-oriented strategies that will allow them to deepen donor relationships, continue to work their plan, and proudly represent their organization in the midst of unexpected and concerning circumstances. Through live webinars, live Q & A . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

COVID-19 Leading and Managing in Crisis (LEADERS) (On-Demand)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The goal of this course is to provide participants with strategies and tools to help lead their organization through the COVID-19 crisis and make calculated adjustments that will support the needs of their donors and their organization. Through live webinars, live Q & A sessions, resources, . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Major Gifts Coaching Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: There is a need within our sector for training that supports this new age of fundraising, and a desire for community and support as we all adjust to social distancing. We believe the Veritus Way has never been more vital for the success of fundraisers as they work to engage with donors and create . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

How to Grow A Legacy Pipeline on a Shoestring Budget (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join Ligia, the Global Legacy Manager at Greenpeace International, where during this webinar she’ll show you how to identify your best legacy (gifts in wills) prospects and grow a pipeline in a simple step-by-step process. And all this on a shoestring budget!
For nearly 20 years, Ligia has been . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Navigating the Paycheck Protection Program for Nonprofits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You’ve been approved for a PPP loan… now what? Navigate the eight weeks of your organization’s PPP process with the goal of maximizing your forgivable amount and focusing on organizational resiliency. In a hands-on eight-week guided seminar, you’ll discover a road map for guiding your nonprofit . . .
Provider: The Mission Labs
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Copywriting for Online Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: When it comes to copywriting, nonprofits and for-profits alike struggle with all the same challenges – regardless of vertical or size. Although the outputs look different from organization to organization, there is a universal set of copywriting principles and techniques that can help you connect . . .
Provider: NextAfter
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Google Analytics for Nonprofits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: One of the most common problems that nonprofit fundraisers – and marketers in general – face is that they don’t know what channels are actually leading to positive results.
Now, the tools to get this critical data and insight into your fundraising performance have never been more readily available . . .
Provider: NextAfter
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

A/B Testing & Optimization for Nonprofits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The most innovative nonprofits, marketers, and fundraisers do not rely on best practices to dictate how their emails look, what to say on their donation pages, or how to design their advertising.
Instead, these innovators are relying on a scientific methodology to figure out what works and what . . .
Provider: NextAfter
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Free Nonprofit Webinar – How to Start a Coronavirus Relief Fund for Nonprofit Employees: A Step By Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Nonprofits in the U.S. employ 12.3 million people, with payrolls exceeding those of most other U.S. industries. America’s 1.3 million charitable nonprofits feed, heal, shelter, educate, inspire, enlighten, and nurture people of every age, gender, race, and socioeconomic status.
The coronavirus . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Fundraising Day in New York

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising Day in New York consists of over 45 education sessions across 12 fundraising disciplines. The material covers all aspects of fundraising and is relevant to fundraisers at all stages of their careers. This year, the event will be virtual, with recorded and live content available online . . .
Provider: AFP New York City Chapter
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Ethical Storytelling for Fundraising Communications – How to Create Compelling Content without Exploitation: A Step by Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 96% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Join us for a hands-on nonprofit training where you will learn how to apply the principles of ethical storytelling to transform your fundraising communications.
This tactical session will guide you . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

Developing Strong Need Statements for Grant Proposals (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In every grant proposal, the writer must convey the importance and urgency of their target population’s needs, problems, and challenges with data and heart.
In this webinar, presenter Julie Assel, GPC starts at the surface and then takes a deep dive into effective strategies for conveying problems . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Volunteer Involvement

Advancing Grant Readiness (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: What does it mean to be grant ready?
There are so many questions to ask, like does this fit our mission? Are we prepared to implement services that are aligned to the funder’s mission? At what point do you go to the next level?
And when you have increased your grant readiness, how do you cultivate . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building

Create a High Quality Case Statement (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: People want to give to organizations that present a compelling vision. As you approach donors, they will want to know why they should care about your non-profit’s work. Great Case Statements include a mix of both emotionally compelling stories and descriptions of the work you are doing, as well as . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Demonstrating Sustainability (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A common question on grant applications is “How will you sustain this program after the grant funding is over?” Many grant writers will want to answer glibly, “Write more grants, of course!” But, what should you really include in your answer about a sustainability plan?
In this webinar, presenter . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Grants 201: Creating an Effective Budget Narrative (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A budget is a key element of most grant proposals and serves as a blueprint for spending the project’s funds. An effective proposal budget outlines the proposed project in fiscal terms and helps reviewers to determine how the project will be conducted. The decisions made now at the proposal stage . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Demystifying Grant Budgets (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Grant budgets seem like they should be so simple, just ask for what you need, right? Instead, they can be very complex with unique terms and phrases all their own. This training will start at the very beginning with basic terms and concepts then move into the issues that make grant budget . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Ethics and Accountability

Federal Find and Fit (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Applying for federal grants can be daunting. Between the broad and changing range of federal funding and making sure that what you do find is actually a good match for your organization, it’s easy to feel out of your depth. In this webinar, Julie Assel, GPC, will take you through the federal grant . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Grants 301: Logic Models and Theory of Change (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: While traditional philanthropy focuses on funding immediate needs and short-term goals, the practice of philanthropy is taking a turn towards social change. Funders desire to fund change, not charity. In this way, philanthropy can more effectively address issues at their root causes.
Theories of . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Grants 201: Logic Models for Program Planning and Evaluation (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You don’t have to love them, but you do have to respect them because logic models are a dynamic tool for program planning, evaluation planning, monitoring, and coalition building. Many funders require them, and even if they don’t always know what they really want from a logic model, you can! In this . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Securing the Gift

The Role of Grant Writing in Capital Campaigns (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Grant proposals are an important part of the quiet phase of capital campaigns, but if you aren’t experienced in writing for a capital campaign, there are a lot of questions you may want to ask an experienced grant professional:
• How do you decide which funders to approach and when?
• Should you . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

The Impact of Evidence-Based Programming (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: It is becoming more and more common for funders and their grant applications to require research/evidence-based information for the specific programs for which you are seeking funding. Some questions you might come across are:
What is the evidence-level of your program, model, or services?
Is there . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Grants 201: The Power of Partnerships (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Working together with other nonprofits to achieve greater impact (e.g. shared services, mergers, joint programming, etc.) Partnerships and collaboration are strategic alliances between nonprofits that are intended to achieve greater impact than any organization could generate on its own.
In this . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Relationship Building

Federal Grants Series: Pursuing Federal Grants (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You too can understand and apply for federal grants!
Applying for federal grants can – to put it mildly – be daunting. In this training, presenter Julie Assel, GPC makes it easier by guiding participants through the major components, the key similarities and differences between foundation and . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Ethics and Accountability

Grants 201: Needs Assessment and Strategic Plans (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Needs assessments conducted broadly in the community and specifically by an organization are valuable tools for all individuals who write grants. They help the writer use facts to describe the challenges experienced by the target population of the grant proposal. In addition, the outcomes of the . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

WEBINAR (On-demand): Revitalizing Your Prospecting Strategy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Key takeaways:
– Learn how to mine your database and existing resources to find qualified prospects.
– Explore how to leverage referrals (circles of influence) and activate your board, donors, and key stakeholders
– Practice qualifying your leads through the MADDEN Test to convert leads into strong . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Volunteer Involvement

WEBINAR (On-demand): Planned Giving in a New Fundraising Landscape

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Key takeaways:
– Qualify and curate your leads for a more targeted, effective engagement strategy.
– Adjust the ways you communicate your cause with prospects, donors, and colleagues during a crisis.
– Learn how to ramp up your stewardship program in an uncharted fundraising landscape.
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

New Designs for Fundraising Online Certificate – Tools for Big Gifts (Fall 2020)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Tools for Big Gifts provides the “toolbox” of methods to develop prospects and donors for the large gifts–those that can make a critical difference in the operations and programs of nonprofit organizations. You will understand the principles of capital campaigns and planned giving; practice asking . . .
Provider: Humboldt State University, College of Extended Education & Global Engagement
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

New Designs for Fundraising Online Certificate – Tools for Board Excellence (Fall 2020)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The People who sustain the nonprofit organization–from board members and volunteers to staff–are crucial to the success of any fundraising effort. In this course, learn key volunteer recruitment and team building strategies; and explore tools to improve board development, performance, training and . . .
Provider: Humboldt State University, College of Extended Education & Global Engagement
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Free Nonprofit Webinar: Beyond Virtual Facilitation: How to Maximize Engagement and Tackle Wicked Problems in Your Virtual Meetings (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join us for hands-on training for nonprofit organizations where you will learn the virtual facilitation tools, tips, and tricks needed to build trust, spark ideas, and foster collaboration in your virtual meetings.
With so much of the world moving online and the inability to predict what the future . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Virtual Proposal Writing Boot Camp – 8/11/2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Online 5-week program: August 11 – September 1, 2020
In this highly-interactive course, you will connect with expert Candid trainers and your peers to learn the practical skills needed to: build the key components of a competitive grant proposal to a foundation, develop a well-organized budget, and . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

8 Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors 9/8/2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: With the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we know it’s a challenging time for everyone. To support your work and ensure our trainings are more accessible during this difficult time, we’re offering this program at an early-bird price of $49– 50% off the standard cost. The price increases to . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Stories + Numbers: Updating your Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn how updating your Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar will grow your organization’s online identity and share your full story with GuideStar’s 10 million annual users as well as the millions more via our 200+ partner sites including AmazonSmile, Facebook, and Network for Good.
At this training, . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Outcomes Thinking & Management: Shifting Focus from Activities To Impact 8/4/2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: With the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we know it’s a challenging time for everyone. To support your work and ensure our trainings are more accessible during this difficult time, we’re offering this program at an early-bird price of $49 – half of the standard cost. The price increases to . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Major Gifts in Two Hours a Week (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Don’t let the phrase “major gifts” scare you off. Major gifts are the gifts we cultivate and solicit one on one. Where we think about our donors individually and come up with strategies, communicate one-one, and solicit specific amounts either in person or through phone, video chat, etc.
Next to . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Recruit and Manage Virtual Volunteers to Help You Virtually: A Step By Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This webinar will feature step-by-step strategies for recruiting volunteers for virtual opportunities as well as managing them virtually. You’ll learn how to take your volunteer efforts to a whole new level.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of any nonprofit organization and never before have they been . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Virtual Proposal Writing Boot Camp – 10/20/2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn the essential knowledge and skills to develop effective foundation grant proposals in this three-week course. In this interactive course, you will connect with expert Candid trainers and your peers to learn the practical skills needed to: build the key components of a competitive grant . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Key Elements of Prospect Management (hosted with AFP Greater Los Angeles)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join CCS to explore the importance of, and key elements to, prospect management. Prospect and donor management has never been more important. How you build your pipeline, steward your donors, engage your prospects, record your data, and build your metrics are all topics to be explored and discussed. . . .
Provider: CCS Arshia Sultan
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Landing the Big Ones: Major Gift Strategies That Work (hosted with AFP Las Vegas)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The importance of major gifts to fundraising success has never been more critical. Philanthropy continues to represent an increasingly significant percentage of revenue for most non-profits and major gifts is often the area of greatest potential to meet increased goals and needs. This engaging and . . .
Provider: CCS Arshia Sultan
Program Category: Securing the Gift

All About Grant Writing: A Step-by-Step Self-paced Online Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: All About Grant Writing is a self-paced online course consisting of 8 modules (10 hours of instruction) to help nonprofit professionals achieve their grant funding goals with our simple, streamlined method! With the online course, you will receive LIVE support, a customers-only Facebook Group where . . .
Provider: Grants4Good LLC
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Nonprofit Virtual Events: How to Set up and Run Virtual Events: Step-By-Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Have you:
Canceled an in-person event?
Tried to figure out the right virtual fundraising solution for your cause?
Clicked through endless articles on Google to learn what others have done?
If you answered YES to any of the above questions, you’re in the right place.
Your mission matters and people . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Making the Most of Your Virtual Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Traditional event fundraising and face-to-face donor meetings are just not happening right now. Already, we’ve all learned that it is time to take our fundraising to the internet. Those organizations that do not, risk getting left behind.
Not sure where to start? Judy Keller, founder of Keller . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Connect
Program Category: Securing the Gift

How to Grow Your Monthly Donor Program without Breaking the Bank

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: If you think you need a huge staff or lots of money to grow your monthly donor program, worry no more. You do not need to break the bank to start increasing your number of monthly givers!
Erica Waasdorp, author of Monthly Giving – The Sleeping Giant: How Small Gifts Can Become Powerful Tools to . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Connect
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND): Going Virtual: Redesigning Your Next Fundraising Event and Campaign

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Key Takeaways:
– Explore the key factors that must be considered when planning a virtual event for your donors, prospects, and stakeholders.
– Discover how to ensure donor and prospect engagement and creates connections through your virtual platforms.
– Learn how to select and leverage the . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND): Digital Strategies for Today’s Fundraising Landscape

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Key takeaways:
– Access actionable strategies to position your organization to stand out to prospects and donors while engaging with your community on social media.
– Cultivate peer-to-peer fundraising and activate current volunteers, board members, donors, and friends; and gain new supporters to . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND): Revitalizing Your Prospecting Strategy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Key takeaways:
– Learn how to mine your database and existing resources to find qualified prospects.
– Explore how to leverage referrals (circles of influence) and activate your board, donors, and key stakeholders
– Practice qualifying your leads through the MADDEN Test to convert leads into strong . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Volunteer Involvement

WEBINAR (On-demand): Authenticity & Accountability: Ethics in a Virtual Fundraising World

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Key Takeaways:
– Learn three key guidelines for ethical behavior
– Speaking up is the new cool
– How to use social media to ethically promote yourself and your cause rather than detract from both
– Assessing ethical dilemmas using the five-question ethical checklist
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (On-demand): Popping the Question & Securing Donor Commitment

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Key Takeaways:
– Develop productive attitudes and a positive perspective toward the ask.
– Recognize donation signals and study the different aspects of a successful ask, including what to ask for and how to ask for it.
– Know what actions should take place after the ask.
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Ethics and Accountability

Planning for Philanthropic Impact in the Context of Family Wealth

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Planning for Philanthropic Impact in the Context of Family Wealth focuses on wealth in families and wealthy families in community with others. By the end of this course, students will have the knowledge needed to elicit donor goals for self, family, and society, and to convene a team to achieve . . .
Provider: The American College of Financial Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Gift Planning in a Nonprofit Context

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The focus of this course is on gift planning for nonprofits. The course is designed to help board leaders, advisors, and nonprofits collaborate to create, count, and steward significant gifts. This course is one of the three courses required for Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) designation.
Provider: The American College of Financial Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Charitable Giving Strategies

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The focus of this course is on charitable tax strategies, tools, and techniques. By the end of this course, students will have the knowledge needed to open a client-specific or donor-specific conversation about the features and benefits of appropriate charitable tools. The student will then be able . . .
Provider: The American College of Financial Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Online Fundraising Essentials

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This 6 hour online course is designed to cover the essential elements of building an online fundraising program for nonprofits based on the decade of agency experience from WholeWhale.com.
In the last 5 years, online revenue for nonprofits has increased by almost 80%. With consistent year-over-year . . .
Provider: Whole Whale llc
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Virtual Donor Engagement: How to Connect With and Engage Your Donors Through Virtual Experiences (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this recorded webinar you will learn how to create and launch a virtual engagement strategy that achieves your fundraising outcomes and withstands this era of wild change.
COVID-19 has created an urgent need for human connection in a time when in-person experiences remain limited and uncertain – . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (On-demand): Listen Your Way Into a Gift: Virtual Conversations with Donors

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Key Takeaways:
-Understand the central role of Need Discovery in building authentic connections with donors in a virtual fundraising landscape.
-Review questioning techniques that build trust and the questions ever donor needs to answer.
– Learn effective techniques for developing genuine listening . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Sell *Virtual* Event Sponsorships: A Step-By-Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Ready to attract and retain corporate sponsors for your virtual events – and beyond?
During this webinar, you’ll learn how to find new corporate sponsors, where to reach them, and how to pitch ideas that establish long-term relationships.
This 90-minute recorded webinar is designed to put learnings . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Free Nonprofit Webinar: 5 Reasons Why Direct Mail Continues to Create Fundraising Home Runs (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this free nonprofit recorded webinar, we will show you the top 5 reasons why direct mail is important in helping you reach your fundraising goals.
With so many events canceled or moved to virtual and digital, direct mail has received a much deeper appreciation. Especially with increased email . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Keela U: A Free 9-Part Fundraising Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course consists of nine chapters that focus on various aspects of fundraising, and is structured to follow the donor cycle. The course was designed with many types of fundraisers in mind, from the fundraiser who is brand-new to fundraising, to one that is looking to brush up on their skills and . . .
Provider: Keela
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Direct Mail 201 – How to Send the Right Direct Mail to the Right Prospects Every Time! (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Direct mail is more effective than ever! Did you know that the cost to raise a dollar for direct mail still hovers around $0.20? Where can you find that in the stock market?
Direct mail should be a major part of your overall fundraising plan. Sadly, so much time is spent on writing direct mail . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Texting and SMS for Nonprofits: How to Train Your Staff and Volunteers with texting (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join us for this 90 minute nonprofit webinar recording where we will show you step by step how to create and implement a micro-learning training curriculum completely through text messaging. This learning through text can be used to train staff, board members and volunteers within your organization. . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement

Grant Seeking Essentials Certificate (Free)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This 3-hour curriculum is designed for individuals that are new to nonprofit grant seeking or nonprofit professionals wanting to refresh their grant seeking knowledge.
While this curriculum is primarily designed for United States based nonprofits, it certainly contains information applicable to . . .
Provider: NonprofitReady.org
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Free Nonprofit Webinar: How to Build Your Major Donor Portfolio (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Once upon a time, 80% of your revenues came from 20% of your donors. Today, that ratio is more like 90% of your revenues come from 10% of your donors. And, as Giving USA highlights, we know that in any given year, over 70% of contributed income comes from individual donors. Whether you are in a . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Connect, Engage And Expand Your Donor Pool With LinkedIn: A Step By Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: During this LinkedIn for nonprofits webinar recording, we will walk you step-by-step through actionable ways to improve your LinkedIn personal and nonprofit profile page.  Then we’ll review how to use LinkedIn to discover and connect with and engage your community. We’ll show you how to use LinkedIn . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building

Online Fundraising Academy Accelerate Homework & Pre-work – Cause Selling

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Cause Selling: An Overview
Pre-work:
Read Cause Selling Chapter 1: “Becoming a Cause Selling Professional”
Complete the Cause Selling Overview Pre-work worksheet.
Prospecting
Pre-work:
Read Cause Selling Chapter 7: “Prospecting: How to Find Qualified Donors”
Complete the MADDEN Prospect . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Ethics and Accountability

Online Fundraising Academy Accelerate Homework & Pre-work – Fundraising Fundamentals (San Diego, CA, October-December 2020)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Start with Why
Pre-work:
Review “Start with Why” video from Simon Sinek
Complete “Start with Why” worksheet
Draft professional commercial utilizing the “Professional Commercial” worksheet
Homework:
Refine and complete professional commercial
Trends in Philanthropy
Pre-work:
Review infographic and . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

How to Raise Funds in Humanitarian Emergencies

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Disasters can happen anywhere and at any time. Specifically in developing countries, the resources to react well are often lacking. Being prepared and knowing how to raise funds in humanitarian situations is of key importance to be able to react and to save lives!
A disaster can be an earthquake, a . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

How to find 50 donors in 10 minutes

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising is hard!
Especially when you have many other things to do, it can be challenging to allocate enough time to find great donors and to prepare a winning proposal! In this free online course we will share a trick with you that will save you a lot of time!
Find 50 great donors in only 10 . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Fundraising in the Time of the Coronavirus

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The coronavirus has upended the world in a way we have not seen before. While some countries are regaining control over the virus, many are still to feel its full impact. As an individual and NGO you have a role to play. Wherever your country finds itself on the curve, you can prepare and plan for . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Creating Donor Attractive Logical Frameworks

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: How many times have we all dreaded having to construct a LogFrame? If you ask most NGO Practitioners what is the most difficult part of project development or the part they hate the most, most will readily answer “LogFrames!”.
LogFrames can often feel like a burdensome brain teaser or a torture . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

How to Develop a Fundraising Strategy in Times of the Coronavirus

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Having a fundraising strategy was always important and a factor that determined the success of any organization, but during the Corona Crisis it has become even more evident that it is crucial. Without a fundraising strategy, organizations are not equipped to whether the difficult times and to keep . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

The Proposal Cover Letter

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Proposal Cover Letter is the first thing a donor will see when receiving your proposal – so never underestimate its power! This is one of the things you really need to get it right! But what needs to be included? And how should you frame it?
Well, in this online course we give you all the . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

The Analytics Journey Throughout Your Campaign

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course is designed for a program manager and an analytics staff member to work through together. We review the concepts of using data to drive campaign planning and execution, and then provide separate videos on exercises for the analyst to use to analyze and model the data.
As your campaign . . .
Provider: Staupell Analytics Group
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Leadership and Management

Proposal Writing Boot Camp – February 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn the essential knowledge and skills to develop effective foundation grant proposals in this three-week course. In this interactive course, you will connect with expert Candid trainers and your peers to learn the practical skills needed to: build the key components of a competitive grant . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

PG 103 session one, preliminaries

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This is the first in a series of seven webinars under the collective title “PG 103: stuff every gift planner should kinda know,” covering pretty much the entire waterfront on the tax considerations that arise in charitable gift planning — contribution limits, carryforwards, bargain sales, gift . . .
Provider: Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

PG 103 session two, the gift annuity in context

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This is the second in a series of seven webinars under the collective title “PG 103: stuff every gift planner should kinda know,” covering pretty much the entire waterfront on the tax considerations that arise in charitable gift planning — contribution limits, carryforwards, bargain sales, gift . . .
Provider: Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

PG 103 session three, charitable remainder trusts, overview

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This is the third in a series of seven webinars under the collective title “PG 103: stuff every gift planner should kinda know,” covering pretty much the entire waterfront on the tax considerations that arise in charitable gift planning — contribution limits, carryforwards, bargain sales, gift . . .
Provider: Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

PG 103 session four, charitable remainder trusts, details

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This is the fourth in a series of seven webinars under the collective title “PG 103: stuff every gift planner should kinda know,” covering pretty much the entire waterfront on the tax considerations that arise in charitable gift planning — contribution limits, carryforwards, bargain sales, gift . . .
Provider: Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

PG 103 session five, charitable lead trusts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This is the fifth in a series of seven webinars under the collective title “PG 103: stuff every gift planner should kinda know,” covering pretty much the entire waterfront on the tax considerations that arise in charitable gift planning — contribution limits, carryforwards, bargain sales, gift . . .
Provider: Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

PG 103 session three, charitable remainder trusts, overview

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This is the third in a series of seven webinars under the collective title “PG 103: stuff every gift planner should kinda know,” covering pretty much the entire waterfront on the tax considerations that arise in charitable gift planning — contribution limits, carryforwards, bargain sales, gift . . .
Provider: Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

PG 103 session six, pooled income fund, retained life estates

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This is the sixth in a series of seven webinars under the collective title “PG 103: stuff every gift planner should kinda know,” covering pretty much the entire waterfront on the tax considerations that arise in charitable gift planning — contribution limits, carryforwards, bargain sales, gift . . .
Provider: Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

PG 103 session seven, ethical issues in gift planning

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This is the seventh in a series of seven webinars under the collective title “PG 103: stuff every gift planner should kinda know,” covering pretty much the entire waterfront on the tax considerations that arise in charitable gift planning — contribution limits, carryforwards, bargain sales, gift . . .
Provider: Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M.
Program Category: Ethics and Accountability

Charitable Gifting Incentives in the CARES Act

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The $2.2 trillion emergency relief package enacted in March 2020 includes two incentives for taxpayers to make cash gifts to charitable organizations during calendar 2020.
These are an above-the-line deduction for up to $300 for nonitemizers and an “unlimited” deduction for itemizers, in each case . . .
Provider: Russell A. Willis III, J.D., LL.M.
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Growing Your Grants Readiness: The Culture and Practices of Successful Grantseeking Organizations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: What does it take to be a successful grantseeking organization?
Success in grantsmanship involves much more than being able to write a good proposal. As an organization, you must also have the right culture, the right values, the right tools, and the right resources in place to support your . . .
Provider: GrantsMagic U
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Making Friends with Funders: What Grantmakers Want Every Grantseeker to Know – Before Submitting a Proposal

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Make no mistake about it: Grantseeking is a people-driven process. And key to your success is the grantmakers themselves – the people who make the decisions about awards from corporate, foundation, and government sources.
But who are these people? How do we connect with them? And what do they want . . .
Provider: GrantsMagic U
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

Power Writing for Grants – and More!: Fast and Easy Tools for Writing that Gets the Results You Want

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Clear, compelling writing is vital to all your on-the-job writing projects — not just grant proposals.
In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn and practice simple, powerful and often overlooked techniques that will have you writing more clearly, quickly and confidently — right away.
The focus is . . .
Provider: GrantsMagic U
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

The Logic Behind the Logic Model: Essentials for a Rock-Solid Project Plan – and an A+ Proposal!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Inputs . . . Outputs . . . Outcomes . . . Goals . . .
Logic Models: Everywhere you turn, grantseekers are talking about them.
And more and more funders — private and public alike — are requiring them as part of your grant application package.
But what is a “Logic Model,” anyway?
How does it . . .
Provider: GrantsMagic U
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Budget-Building for Grantwriters: The “Total-Value” Framework for Crafting an Unbeatable Project Budget!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: At the heart of every mission-driven grant proposal stands a mission-driven budget. A good budget provides an honest, complete, and clear picture of the total value of all the resources necessary to perform the proposed work. It also stands as an invaluable management and evaluation tool when it . . .
Provider: GrantsMagic U
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Inside the Grantmaker’s Black Box: What Happens After You Push “Submit” on Your Proposal!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: GrantsMagic U’s one-of-a-kind video course, Inside the Grantmaker’s Black Box: What Really Happens After You Push “Submit” on Your Proposal!, breaks new ground in grants training by taking you straight into the heart of one grantmaker’s funding process.
From start to finish — from deadline to . . .
Provider: GrantsMagic U
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Partnership Rx: Figure Out What’s Slowing Your Collaboration Down – and Fix It!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: By now we all really get that thinking and working collaboratively “pays” in many ways for our organizations and the community as a whole. But that doesn’t mean creating and sustaining meaningful partnership is trouble-free – have you noticed?
Take these three scenarios:
• Your community . . .
Provider: GrantsMagic U
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

The Quick-Start Guide to the One-Page Grant Proposal: 10 “Magic Wand” Questions that Transform Your Good Ideas into Proposals that Get Funded!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Get ready for magic! Take a peek at what your free Quick-Start Guide to the One-Page Grant Proposal mini-course will reveal:
• The deceptively simple one-page Magic Wand template that’s won grants of $2,000 . . . $30,000 . . . $144,000 . . . and more . . . for nonprofits like yours …
• The seven . . .
Provider: GrantsMagic U
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Grants Research – with a Twist!: Going Beyond Mission Match to Connect with More “Sweet-Spot” Funders

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Did you know there are over 120,000 grantmaking organizations in the U.S. alone? That’s good news!
The bad news is, fewer than 1/10th of 1% of them have any interest at all in seeing a proposal from your organization.
Don’t take it personally – there’s more good news:That 1/10th of 1% still leaves . . .
Provider: GrantsMagic U
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Intro to High Impact Campaigns; a Guide to Prepare for Success!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The purpose of this training is to give nonprofit fundraising professionals and volunteer board members the knowledge and tools they need to start conducting successful campaigns. We focus on creating “Annual Support Campaigns” here as that’s what the majority of our clients have a need for. This . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Campaigns LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Copywriting for Impact

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: In this course you will learn how to write with clarity and emotion for the benefit of your readers and your mission. You will learn the real-world practicalities of writing copy to a deadline, for a specific audience and with the needs and complexities of your organisation in mind. The primary . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Grants 201: Managing Grant Meetings (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 2 of the Grants 201 Series
No one likes to sit through meetings but managing a grant meeting may be the only want to ensure that everyone on a project sees and hears the same thing before a grant is submitted. Some meetings are focused on a single project either before a grant is submitted . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (On-Demand) Stewardship in 2021: Preventing Donor Fatigue

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
How do you make your supporters feel every bit as important as they are? As a result of the pandemic, donors are being bombarded with donor requests and nonprofit are suffering from donor fatigue. This webinar will explore what donor fatigue looks like, its causes, and how to use Cause . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Relationship Building

Diploma in Professional Fundraising

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: FIA’s Diploma in Professional Fundraising is a commitment to best practice and excellence. You will be exposed to the latest trends and topics in fundraising, develop your approach to fundraising using strategic thinking and improve your professional practice. Learn how to apply the principles of . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

How To Sell Virtual Event Sponsorships in Snackable Micro Lessons!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This nonprofit course will be offered in a bite-size learning format,with lessons broken down into 3-7 minute segments.
BRAND NEW!Digestible, Snackable Bitesize Micro Lessons On-Demand Course!
Are you ready to attract and retain corporate sponsors for your virtual events – and beyond?
During this . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

How To Develop a Wellness Practice to Avoid Nonprofit Burnout (in Micro Lessons)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This nonprofit course will be offered in a bite-size learning format,with lessons broken down into 3-7 minute segments.
BRAND NEW!Digestible, Snackable Bitesize Micro Lessons On-Demand Course!
Nonprofits are created out of passion and a true desire to make the world a better place. Founders, staff, . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Better Messaging = Better Results: Creating a Nonprofit Brand that Compels People to Action (Micro Lessons)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Better Messaging = Better Results: Creating a Nonprofit Brand that Compels People to Action (Micro Lessons)
This nonprofit course will be offered in a bite-size learning format,
with lessons broken down into 3-7 minute segments.
Digestible, Snackable Bitesize Micro Lessons On-Demand Course!
If you . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Analytics for Fundraisers Using R: A Beginner’s Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Donors to nonprofits increasingly suffer from solicitation fatigue when charities canvass them several times a year asking for gifts. With the advent of more personalized web pages and online advertising targeting their audience, charities must rethink communication channels, prospect segmenting, . . .
Provider: Staupell Analytics Group
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Inside the Mind of a Donor: Cause Chat with Philanthropist Laura Galinson

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
What burning question have you always wanted to ask a philanthropist? Join our February webinar for an intimate conversation with long-time philanthropist Laura Galinson. We will explore the importance of building authentic relationships with donors and dive deeper into understanding what . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

DonorPerfect Webinars

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Provider: SofterWare, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

DonorPerfect Virtual Hands-on Classes 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Online classes are live interactive classes conducted in a virtual classroom. All you have to do is click on the link provided at the scheduled time and you’re set. During the class, you’ll receive instruction from our expert trainers on a specific topic and have time to try out your new knowledge . . .
Provider: SofterWare, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (On-Demand) Supercharge Your Fundraising Board

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
Your board of directors are your strongest, most loyal volunteers. They believe in your cause. They have made a commitment to advance your cause. How do you channel this drive and passion and guide your board into becoming a strong fundraising driver for your organization?
Your board will . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Hidden Treasure of Fundraising 2021 (General Public Edition)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Hidden Treasure of Fundraising
Recession-Proof Secrets to Unlock the Power of Donors and Raise More Money
WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER ON THIS FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP
– Discover how to unlock the generosity of donors so they stand with you… even in uncertain times.
– Find out how investing wisely in . . .
Provider: Moceanic
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Proposal Writing Boot Camp – August 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn the essential knowledge and skills to develop effective foundation grant proposals in this three-week course. In this interactive course, you will connect with expert Candid trainers and your peers to learn the practical skills needed to: build the key components of a competitive grant . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Digital Storytelling to Inspire and Attract Funders 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
U.S. family foundations often tightly guard details about their grantmaking priorities, selection criteria, and even the organizations they support. However, in today’s increasingly digital and connected world, there are platforms that you can use to get funders’ attention and communicate . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Virtual Volunteering

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course provides the information you need to successfully create new virtual volunteer roles within your organization or how to adapt traditional roles to a virtual setting.
Learning Objectives
Understand the definition of virtual volunteering in the context of traditional volunteer . . .
Provider: CharityVillage Ltd.
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

League of Extraordinary Fundraisers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Updated CFRE Accreditation League of Extraordinary Fundraisers
Each online workshop length varies from 90 minutes (1.5 points) to 120 minutes (2 points) to 150 minutes (2.5 points) to 240 minutes (4 points). All workshops are listed below and all over 90 minutes are highlighted.
2021 . . .
Provider: League of Extraordinary Fundraisers
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

How To Optimize Your Nonprofit’s Website to Increase Engagement and Conversions, for Beginners (in Micro Lessons)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This Micro Course ‘How to Optimize Your Nonprofit’s Website to Increase Engagement and Conversions’ is focused on your most important online hub: your nonprofit’s website. It’ll help you better understand how to evaluate the performance of your website and the key data that you need to focus on to . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

How to Research, Build Relationships, Write, and Win the Grant for Your Nonprofit (in Micro Lessons)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Writing grants is not just about the words you use or the statistics you utilize. It is a complicated combination of factors to engage your grantmakers so that they say “Yes!” and you win the grant award for your organization. Writing grants is not just about the words you use or the statistics you . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Lessons Learned: Fundraising During COVID-10

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
The past year of COVID-19 has been a wild ride for nonprofits, full of unexpected challenges, new daily realities, and, in many cases, increased demand for services. Now we can look back at 2020 and reflect on the best practices that nonprofits have implemented in our new virtual world. . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Master Program for Academic Advancement

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: This is a four-course program to be delivered on-site to a single client institution, and will be offered only to educational institutions or education-related organizations. Each course is a total of three hours, delivered in a seminar format, for a total program duration of 12 hours.
The primary . . .
Provider: Academic Advancement Partners
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

8 Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Strong donor relationships are critical to fundraising success at all stages of the development cycle. That’s a fact! Explore eight steps successful fundraisers take to reach and surpass their goals. These steps present proven techniques for connecting with donors, effectively . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Practical Strategies For Finding New Donors (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
We all want to grow our individual donor base, but where to start?! If you’re interested in learning how to find new individual donors, then join us as we will provide practical strategies for researching prospects who share a passion for your organization’s mission. You will learn . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fundraising Academy: Cause Selling Fundamentals

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: We’re excited to launch this new program at a special, introductory rate this year. The early-bird price is $425 and will increase to $525 on April 13, 2021.
Strong relationships with donors and peers are at the core of giving, and those relationships start with cohort-based professional . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Top Fundraising Trends to Capitalize on in 2021 – Video

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Each year, Classy announces fundraising trends to look out for in the coming year, but unforeseen events and variables in 2020 made predicting this year’s trends, without a doubt, the most difficult yet.
While the future remains uncertain, Classy is uncovering its predictions for 2021 (and . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Partnering with your Internal Stakeholders to Enhance Leadership Annual Giving

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: We are pleased to invite you to the next Advancement College session titled: “Partnering with your Internal Stakeholders to Enhance Leadership Annual Giving”. The session will be hosted by Belmira Montenegrino, Associate Director, Annual and Leadership Giving, Division of University Advancement and . . .
Provider: University of Toronto
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Successfully Engage Your Board Members In Fundraising – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you sometimes frustrated by board members who make well-intentioned commitments, but don’t follow-through? Will you consider the possibility that we (development staff) may be part of the problem? This session explores how we might approach board engagement from their perspective to inspire . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Leveraging Your Executive Director For Fundraising Success – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A nonprofit Executive Director (ED) wears a lot of hats. Is fundraiser one of them? This session explores the unique value proposition an ED can bring to fundraising. But with limited availability, you must be strategic about how, when, and where you leverage your ED for maximum impact. This session . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Get Your Major Gifts Program Started in 2021, Despite COVID-19 – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Every organization wants a robust major gifts program. But not every organization has the discipline and practices in place to consistently secure major gifts. This training session will explore the necessary steps to establishing a major gifts program. You’ll get tools and templates to help you . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

In-person Events, Virtual Events, Hybrid Events – Oh My!! – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising events are a staple in every development office strategy. Now, thanks to the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, gathering restrictions and safety protocols can make event planning seem impossible! This session outlines a process for event scenario planning, including tools and templates . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Establish, Launch and Scale a Brilliant Monthly Giving Program – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Developing a monthly giving program is one of the best ways to increase overall donor retention, ensure steady cash flow, and deepen relationships with your donors. It also increases the likelihood of being included in your donor’s legacy plans.
But how do you best establish, launch and scale your . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Take Control of Your Donor Retention for the Win – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Donor retention should be your #1 fundraising priority. As Dr. Adrian Sargeant’s research tells us, just a 10% increase in donor retention can increase donor lifetime gift value by 200%. That’s a game-changer! This session explores all things donor retention.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
• Assess your . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Planning Your Year-End Giving Strategy – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: To maximize fundraising results from year-end giving, start developing your strategy and plan now. There have never been more fundraising channels at your disposal; direct mail, email, social media, crowdfunding, virtual and socially-distanced face-to-face and pop-ups, just to name a few! Which . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Building Your Legacy Giving Program – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Legacy giving programs can be technical and a little intimidating for many. Charitable remainder trusts, gift annuities, and the like require advanced knowledge and resources many fundraising pros don’t yet possess. But 67% of all legacy gifts come through simple bequests, life insurance policies, . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Managing Work-Life Balance During The Holidays and Beyond – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The profession of fundraising is not for the faint of heart. This is especially true as we approach the most generous time of the year. How do we fulfill our work accountabilities, celebrate the holidays with our friends and families, while ensuring our personal well-being? This session tackles . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Planning Your Year-Round Donor Love Calendar On-Demand (to drive retention, gift value upgrades and introductions to)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Donor relationships are like any other relationships, they require consistent care and feeding. Also like other relationships, one size does not fit all. This session will guide you through the process of developing your 2022 month-by-month donor communications calendar by giving segments. Reporting . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Make 2021 The Best Year Ever – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Have you gotten excited setting New Year goals for yourself in January, only to forget them by mid-February? Join this session to discover ways to keep your goals alive all year long. You’ll be celebrating your success by year-end, if not sooner!
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Learn the 5 step framework to . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Leadership and Management

How To Get the Visit, Even with Those Elusive Donors – On-Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The coveted donor visit has become even more elusive during the COVID-19 pandemic. So how do we increase our time engaging donors in deep meaningful conversations about our work, community needs, and how their support is making a measurable difference?
This session explores the common barriers to . . .
Provider: Fundraising Transformed
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Financial Management Essentials Certificate (Free)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This 2-hour and 45-minute curriculum, co-developed with David Greco of Social Sector Partners, is designed for individuals that are new to nonprofit financial management or nonprofit professionals wanting a fresh perspective on the topic.
The three courses provide an overview of financial management . . .
Provider: NonprofitReady.org
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Hidden Treasure of Fundraising 2021 (Members-Only Edition)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Hidden Treasure of Fundraising
Recession-Proof Secrets to Unlock the Power of Donors and Raise More Money
WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER ON THIS FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP
– Discover how to unlock the generosity of donors so they stand with you… even in uncertain times.
– Find out how investing wisely in . . .
Provider: Moceanic
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Free Nonprofit Webinar: Boards & Asking Styles: A Roadmap to Success (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Every board has a distinct personality made up of all the members’ personalities. In today’s times it’s more important than ever for your board to be the strongest it can be, and understanding your board’s individual and collective personalities is key to building that strength. They must learn to . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

The Impact of Diversity on High Performing Teams

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The business case for diversity is as compelling as the moral imperative—research clearly shows that diverse teams create smarter and more innovative work. The challenge for both managers and team members is to chart a more accessible career path for charitable gift planners so that people of all . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

What’s in a Higher Rate? Understanding Deferred Gift Annuities

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Younger donors that who to support your charitable organization and supplement income in retirement are often good prospects for a deferred gift annuity. If the gift is large and the deferral period is lengthy, the offered rate can appear to be so high that an institution might decline the gift . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Demystifying Post-Death Administration: A Candid Conversation Between a Fiduciary and a Charitable Bequest Administrator

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The estate settlement process can be daunting for charitable beneficiaries. This presentation will consist of a candid conversation between a professional fiduciary who specializes in death-related administration of estate and trusts and a planned giving professional who administers bequests for a . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Dementia, Philanthropy and the Audit: What to Know, What to Have, What to Plan

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Nonprofit institutions risk litigation, negative media, loss of reputation or worse if they are not prepared with sound policies, procedures and a trained professional staff when working with people who may have cognitive impairment due the onset of dementia and its common form, Alzheimer’s Disease. . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Life Events, We All Have Them! Turning Life’s Transitions into Planned Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Beginning to engage with donors in gift planning can feel overwhelming. It’s easy to feel confused by all the vehicles, legal language and incredible tax saving opportunities that can come from planned giving. How do you begin to step into gift planning conversations when this all feels so new and . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Breaking the Ice: Collaborating to Navigate Obstacles and Discover Solutions

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The ultimate goal of every fundraiser is to maximize gift opportunities. The majority of us need to work collaboratively to solicit the largest gifts from our donors. This session will be led by a major gift-planned gift duo who have collaborated on and closed a variety of gifts together. The . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day: Laying a Strong Foundation for Your Growing Legacy Giving Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In recent years, the planned giving industry has learned that strategic, evidence-based multichannel marketing is the engine of a growing planned giving program. With broad utilization of legacy donor surveys and other lead generation campaigns, many organizations are seeing a flood of new leads, . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Philanthropy for the Modern Family

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: “I wish I could give but . . . . “ Fundraisers hear this phrase often, but may not be sure how to respond. All they hear is what sounds like a definite “no.” In this modern era, increasingly complex family structures are having an impact on giving decisions. Like many Americans, a great number of . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Mine Your Own Business! Employing Your Data, Discovering Prime Prospects

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Data is the future of gift planning and the most powerful data set is the one you already have. In this session, gift planners will learn how Miami University looked beyond the traditional numerical indicators of planned giving prospects (such as age, years of consecutive giving, and total lifetime . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Listening for Black Swans: The Key to Larger Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Many donors are reluctant to share important but sensitive family and financial information with their gift planner. Even when they are willing, donors may not know what information would be most helpful for the gift planner to know. This breakout session will emphasize how gift planners can learn . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Shaping Winning, Ongoing Legacy Challenge Programs – Lessons from the Field

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Legacy challenge programs (also known as bequest challenge programs) have existed for more than a decade, with impressive results across a wide array of nonprofit organizations. These programs are effective because they meet a variety of donor needs and offer incentives that stimulate action. This . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Impacts of Colonization and Historical Trauma

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Please note there is no start date as your access will be on-demand; you will be able to login at any time to view the session, for as many times as you wish until May 25.
In this powerful session, Brad Marsden will share his lived experiences of growing up as an Indigenous boy in Canada, and being . . .
Provider: AFP Greater Toronto Chapter
Program Category: Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

How to Build and Sustain Your Major Gifts Pipeline with Claire Axelrad

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Follow these 10 steps to identify, qualify, cultivate, ask and steward your way to fundraising success. There’s no more cost-effective way to ensure your long-term sustainability. This webinar will review where to begin, which prospects to prioritize, how to develop and manage a major donor pipeline . . .
Provider: DO MORE GOOD | Nonprofit Hub
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Simple Development Fundraising Systems with Pamela Grow

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join us for Simple Development Systems where you’ll discover a road-map to creating sustainable fundraising revenue throughout the year.
About the Presenter:
Pamela Grow is the publisher of The Grow Report, the author of Simple Development Systems, and the founder of Basics & MoreTM fundraising . . .
Provider: DO MORE GOOD | Nonprofit Hub
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Fundraising through Fear and Uncertainty with Rachel Muir

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This workshop is dedicated to helping you navigate these turbulent times with inspiration and strategies to help you weather the storm, deepen your donor relationships, and how to address COVID-19 in your fundraising (whether you’re on the front lines or not).
About the Presenter:
Rachel has worked . . .
Provider: DO MORE GOOD | Nonprofit Hub
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Win Your Donors Hearts, Minds & Wallets with Rachel Muir

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This session is loaded with irresistible tools to help you stand out, successfully get your foot in the door and know if your message is getting through plus Rachel’s charm school tips on what to say in the visit to spark a meaningful conversation with your donor.
About the Presenter:
Rachel Muir is . . .
Provider: DO MORE GOOD | Nonprofit Hub
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Next Level Income Strategies for Your Nonprofit with Mazarine Treyz

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Using innovative fundraising research, we will look at the current state of fundraising, what is causing a giving downturn, and what we can do about it. We will cover different programs and how they are innovating in earned income, partnerships and marketing, and we’ll even go over how to start your . . .
Provider: DO MORE GOOD | Nonprofit Hub
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

3 Secrets to Raise 6 Figure Major Gifts with Amy Eisenstein

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join Amy Eisenstein as she simplifies three important concepts of raising major gifts and shares 3 secrets her clients use to raise major gift, and which will ensure you can get started raising major gifts right now!
About the Presenter:
Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE is an author, speaker, and trainer and . . .
Provider: DO MORE GOOD | Nonprofit Hub
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Social Fundraising is Easier Than You Think with Justin Wheeler

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Yes, social fundraising IS for your nonprofit! Start at the beginning and quickly move to social fundraising strategies and peer-to-peer best practices that you can implement with one hand tied behind your back. Even a small team (or individual!) can take on social fundraising, step-by-step or all . . .
Provider: DO MORE GOOD | Nonprofit Hub
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Money Mindset and Fundraising with Maryanne Dersch

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This webinar will teach you the 5 steps to influence your board that fundraising is a good thing in any circumstance. You will learn how to understand their mindset, readjust their thinking around fundraising, the data to back up your position and more.
About the Presenter
Maryanne Dersch . . .
Provider: DO MORE GOOD | Nonprofit Hub
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Webinar – The Top 10 Critical Planned Giving Challenges … And How To Overcome Them

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: We understand the vast and overwhelming issues currently facing many nonprofits during these unprecedented times. However, where there are challenges there are also opportunities to show leadership and demonstrate empathy towards your donors. During this private presentation we will share with you . . .
Provider: The Donor Motivation Program® – Richard Widdifield
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Grant Writing Made Easy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Grant Writing Made Easy is a comprehensive online grant writing course created by Dr. Krista Kurlinkus. This evergreen course includes:
-6 modules that break down the grant writing process into easy steps and take you through the process of writing a grant, so when you finish the course, you have . . .
Provider: Krista Kurlinkus, LLC
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

2021-03 Blackbaud University

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: See Attachment
Provider: Blackbaud
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Online Proposal Writing Course (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

Learn How to Craft a Competitive Proposal!

Have you been tasked with writing a grant proposal but don’t know where to start and can’t get away for an in-person class? Foundation Center’s Online Proposal Writing Course lets you learn at your own pace without leaving your computer, or . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Corporate Sponsorship for Nonprofits: How To Put a Price Tag On What You Do (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Success in the world of corporate sponsorship requires learning a whole new vocabulary and approach to development; even experienced fundraisers may be at a disadvantage when starting out. In this recorded webinar, you’ll benefit from Michael Savino’s over twenty years of non-profit . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships with Funders (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

The world of foundation fundraising is increasingly competitive, and it can be difficult to get a funder’s attention. You’re building strong, effective programs, doing your research, and sending in proposals to the funders that care about your work—what more could you be doing?

Have you . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Start A Major Gifts Program (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Do you want to raise major gifts dollars but don’t know how? Are you struggling to start a major gifts program because you don’t know where to begin? Take this course to learn how to create a strong and successful major gifts program at your organization. Find out what components make a . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How to Supercharge Your Fundraising with a Donor Club (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 on the dollar level of their . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How To Use Data To Raise More Money from Corporations – 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Loving Your Mid-Level Donors: Creating a Midlevel Donor Program (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Are you looking to improve donor retention? Does your organization want to increase contribution given per donor? Do you have a direct mail and major gifts programs, but lack a clear plan for the donors in between and need a balanced way to do more with this group? . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Creating a Sound Proposal Budget (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

The budget is often the most challenging part of a proposal, even for fundraisers who’ve mastered the “writing” part of the process.
To answer that challenge, we’ve created this online course to walk you through each step in preparing a project budget for your next grant proposal. With . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Financial Strategies for Nonprofits – 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Nonprofit leaders need basic skills in financial management to maximize the use of charitable dollars. But how do nonprofits determine which financial standards are applicable to their work? And how can nonprofits learn how to implement effective financial processes? . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Government Funding: Readiness, Research, and RFA Review – 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Organizations seeking to diversify their funding may see government grants as the ideal option. But where does an organization even begin with government funding? Is it the right funding option for your organization? How is applying for federal funding different than . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Government Funding: Writing the Proposal – 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Organizations seeking to diversify their funding may see government grants as the ideal option. But where does an organization even begin with government funding? Is it the right funding option for your organization? How is applying for federal funding different than . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Start Measuring Your Organization’s Impact (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
• Do you want to measure your impact but don’t know how to begin?
• Do you want to measure performance but don’t have the staff, time, or the budget?
• Do you ever feel like you’re wasting time, collecting data for funders, but see no benefit from it?
• Does measurement . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Moving Your Board Beyond Events-Based Fundraising (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
When it comes to engaging board members in fundraising, special events are familiar territory. At their best, board members rally to find sponsors, sell tickets, and network like pros at the event itself. Afterwards, they may exhale and sit back for much of the year . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Build a Social Media Strategy – 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

Your organization’s active presence on social media can be a powerful way to demonstrate your connection to your community, the efforts you are making toward accomplishing your mission, and the impact you have on the sector. Being engaged on social media can encourage funders, donors and . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

From Passion to Purpose: Starting a Nonprofit Career (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Whether you’re a student or seasoned professional, entering the nonprofit sector is no easy task. You may wonder if your skills directly translate to a helping role, or you may wonder about the risk of burnout. Join us as Nonprofit Career Coach Mark McCurdy shares tips . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Leveraging Leadership for Social Media Success (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
In this online course, we’ll show you how social media ambassadors can add value to your online activities, especially as it relates to fundraising. Leveraging Leadership for Social Media Success lets you learn at your own pace on your computer or mobile device.

Social media ambassadors . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Making the Case: How to Position Research in Your Proposal – 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
One of the essential components of any fundraising proposal is a compelling need statement. Building a compelling case demonstrates that you understand an issue and can communicate to funders exactly why your organization is prepared to make an impact. Research and . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Should I Stay or Should I Grow? Nonprofits Weigh the Benefits of Scaling – 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
More and more nonprofits find themselves struggling to respond to the challenges posed by climbing infrastructure costs. But funding for infrastructure is possible and we can teach you how to seek support for an infrastructure or capacity- building project at your . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Social Media for Leaders: Find Your Voice – 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Being actively engaged on social media is fast becoming a required skill for social sector leaders. This means establishing your own personal presence on social media to advance your organization’s mission and goals.

If this is unfamiliar territory for you, this course will help prepare . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Diversity and Inclusion: Walking the Talk (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
According to the Pew Research Center, the United States will not have a single racial or ethnic majority by 2055. Increasing diversity will provide opportunities to create large-scale social change for leaders prepared to collaborate across differences. This kind of . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Introduction to Finding Grants (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Are you new to the field of grantseeking?
Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.
You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:
Who funds nonprofits . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Introduction to Proposal Writing (eLearning)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:
• The basic elements of a . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Write a Marketing Plan for Your Nonprofit (in Micro Lessons)!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This nonprofit course will be offered in a bite-size learning format, with lessons broken down into 3-7 minute segments.
BRAND NEW!Digestible, Snackable Bitesize Micro Lessons On-Demand Course!
A marketing plan is your roadmap to success. A well-written plan helps you reach the right audience, with . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Grants 301: Relationships – It is a Two-Way Street (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 1 of the Grants 301 Series
Sometimes it seems easier to avoid conflict and focus on the future. This session will teach you how to appropriately engage with funders to overcome past missteps and/or prepare for the most efficient initial contact. Fund-seekers are vetting funders at the same . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Grants 201: Prospect Research (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 1 of the Grants 201 Series
Identifying grant-funding sources is just the first step in the research process. This session will teach you how to qualify your research and create a grant calendar that focuses on your best prospects. This session will also discuss how to facilitate or supervise . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Federal Grants Series: Federal Find and Fit (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Federal Grants: Federal Find and Fit
Session 2 of the Federal Grants Series
Applying for federal grants can be daunting. Between the broad and changing range of federal funding and making sure that what you do find is actually a good match for your organization, it’s easy to feel out of your depth. . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Federal Grants Series: Relationships with Program Officers and Legislators (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Federal Grants: Relationships with Program Officers and Legislators
Session 3 of the Federal Grants Series
Many development professionals are uncomfortable with federal grants because they don’t feel there are relationships to cultivate like there are with foundation grants. While each federal . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building

Federal Grants Series: Federal Grant Registrations and Portals (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 4 of the Federal Grants Series
Diverse funding streams are the key to many organizations’ financial sustainability. The complexity and high accountability of federal funding deters many organizations until they are more advanced along the grant readiness continuum. One of the first steps in . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Ethics Series: Grant Ethics Codes of Conduct (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 1 of the Ethics Series
Ethics in grants can be a hot-button discussion, but what does it mean to be an ethical grant professional? In this first session on grant ethics, we discuss the three most common ethical codes followed by grant professionals and the most common ethical code of . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Ethics and Accountability

Ethics Series: Grant Ethics for Prospect Research and Funder Relationships (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Ethics: Grant Ethics for Prospect Research and Funder Relationships
Session 2 of the Ethics Series
Have you ever been uncomfortable applying to a foundation which didn’t seem to really match your organization’s profile? Many nonprofit professionals are pressured into writing to foundations who don’t . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Ethics and Accountability

Ethics Series: Organizational Capacity and Readiness Grant Ethics (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Ethics: Organizational Capacity and Readiness Grant Ethics
Session 3 of the Ethics Series
Issues of ethics abound when grant professionals examine their organization’s readiness to apply for grants. Is the grant aligned to the organization’s strategic plan or is the organization chasing money and . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Ethics and Accountability

Grants 101: Relationships with Grant Funders (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 2 of the Grants 101 Series
Beyond the Writing: How to cultivate and maintain meaningful relationships with grant funders
Many agencies make the mistake of not treating grant funders as they do their major individual and/or corporate donors. This is understandable, especially with larger . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Grants 101: Researching Grant Opportunities (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 1 of the Grants 101 Series
Identifying grant-funding sources for your organization requires tedious research. This session will teach you where to find appropriate corporate and family foundation resources and what key details to collect whether you are using a free or subscription database. . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) What to Ask and When to Ask it: Questioning Strategies for Donor Conversations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
How do you uncover a donor’s motivations, needs, and priorities? What do you need to say and hear to gain the trust of the donor? The right questions and active listening skills will help carry you through the Cause Selling process, from the pre-ask meeting to the solicitation and . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fundraising from US Foundations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: re you a fundraiser who is looking for ways to diversify funding sources? Do you want to tap into US foundations that you have not taken advantage of until now?
Then this course is just right for you!
Learn how to raise funds from US Foundations!
The USA is the most philanthropic country in the . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building

Writing a project plan as a base for a successful proposal

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In many NGOs, there are amazing ideas floating around, but no real planning is in place. When an opportunity to send a proposal comes along, everybody shifts into panic mode, because it needs to be started from scratch. But this is not necessary! When you have a convincing project plan for all your . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Create a Compelling Video That Moves Hearts, Minds and Checkbooks in an Age of Virtual Events (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Creating an impactful video ahead of your virtual event or gala is about more than just hitting the record button. In this 90-minute session, you will learn how to create the most compelling message to move hearts, minds and wallets and edit a simple video with 3 clips and music, how to output that . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Free Nonprofit Webinar: How to Move Up in Your Fundraising Career by Building Your Personal Brand (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: With a competitive and tight job market looming, now is the time to position yourself and your personal brand for moving up in your fundraising career.
Years ago, your resume was the only summary that existed about you and you had absolute control over it. You could add or omit as needed, portraying . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Flipside Funraising – evergreen

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Flipside fundraising teaches the foundations of fundraising to new or reluctant fundraisers. Specifically designed for small nonprofits/charities.
Provider: The Good Partnership Inc.
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

PPGGNY Webinar: Planned Giving – Plain & Simple™

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this presentation Ellen Estes will discuss – in simple terms – the basic planned gift options: Bequests, Beneficiary Designations, gifts of marketable securities, Qualified Charitable Distributions, and Life Income Gifts, such as Charitable Gift Annuities and Charitable Remainder Trusts. She . . .
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Shining Light through Darkness: Planning in the Shadow of Fear, Social Distancing, Uncertainty & the Election

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has stalled global economies, causing asset values and interest rates to plummet, and there is a pending election that could dramatically change the income and transfer tax landscape. Clients and donors are fearful for their health and wealth, and of the uncertainty that lies . . .
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

All About the Planned Giving Ask

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: One of the largest challenges for planned giving/development officers is asking for a planned gift from donors because it often requires a different strategy than traditional solicitations. This presentation will focus on who, when, what, and how to ask for a planned gift. It will help you navigate . . .
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Lessons Learned from Planned Giving Audits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: PG Calc regularly conducts audits of planned giving programs to help organizations better understand what they are doing well, what they are doing not-so-well, and what they could do to improve their results. Whether your program is small or large, new or long-standing, this presentation will . . .
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

“Part I: Cases & Problems in Gift Planning”, “Part II: Ethical Questions in Charitable Gift Planning”, and “Annual Gift Planning Quiz”

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: “Part I: Cases & Problems in Gift Planning”
Jon Tidd will discuss an array of real-world cases and problems based on his personal experiences with donors and charities, with references to the tax code, IRS rulings and court cases. Issue identification is one of the skills that will be . . .
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

America is a Given Place: A Brief History of Charitable Gift Planning

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Where can you turn for knowledge of events that shape gift planning today? In this convenient new webinar you will learn the deepest original foundations of gift planning in the U.S. by seeing major events, appreciating important innovations, and re-enacting landmark national debates and resulting . . .
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

International charitable fundraising for US institutions

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In an increasingly global world, nonprofit institutions may find that their supporters are scattered internationally and all want to give tax-efficiently across borders. This session considers the benefits and challenges of seeking charitable donations from donors outside the US, including: the . . .
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Donor Privacy Matters for the Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The program seeks to:
• Provide a basic understanding of privacy laws and practices as they apply to donor solicitation and stewardship
• Review legal decisions informing donor privacy policies
• Pose suggestions as to internal staffing on donor privacy matters
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Zen and the Art of Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: What qualities do successful fundraisers possess? The multitude of relationships we build with donors and colleagues is based on a critical set of skills that go beyond technical or trade expertise. These skills, which I call pillars, are ones that successful fundraisers—in fact, successful . . .
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Updates From the Office of the Attorney General

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A discussion of the four sections in the OAG Charities Bureau, their specific roles and how each section is operating given that the NYC OAG offices have been closed since March 2020 focusing on the Trust and Estate section’s experiences with the Surrogate’s Courts and current procedures.
Provider: Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York (PPGGNY)
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Prescription for Engaging Physicians in Philanthropy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: We know philanthropic referrals of “grateful” patients and families represents a tremendous opportunity. But how do we get clinicians to engage as partners? Get an insider look at keys to success from a physician turned fundraiser. Clifford Harris, MD, will share his top 10 lessons learned from his . . .
Provider: AFP International
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fireside Chat on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Health Care

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: (Conference Recording) These days, diversity, equity and inclusion are buzz words in our conversations. But how do we operationalize these principles to bring about systemic change? Join Dr. Jerry Maniate, Vice President of DEI for the Ottawa Hospital and Terri Broussard Williams, CEO of the . . .
Provider: AFP International
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Ethics in Health Care 2021: The Vaccine Edition and More

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: (conference recording) In recent weeks, there have been several news stories about wealthy donors “jumping the line” and getting access to the COVID-19 vaccine before more at-risk populations including front-line workers, essential employees and persons of color. Is this just bad optics? Or is it . . .
Provider: AFP International
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

The Epidemic Within The Pandemic – How Healthcare Leaders Are Now Faced With Taking Care Of Their Own People

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: (conference recording) The need to support employee mental health and wellness in the healthcare sector has reached a critical point. The mental health impact the pandemic has taken on healthcare workers has become a trending topic in our news cycle. Healthcare leaders are now faced with helping . . .
Provider: AFP International
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Moving Forward in a Changing World

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: (conference recording) In the last two years fundraising has changed more than it has in the last 100 years. In this session we’ll explore how donor expectations and realities have changed, and how they want to be reached and stewarded. This session explores how we can best contact donors, engage . . .
Provider: AFP International
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Artificial Intelligence – Have You Seized the Power in Your Grateful Patient Fundraising Program?

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: (conference recording) Are you struggling to keep up with the insatiable demand for new high-value patient prospects? With an overwhelming pool of prospects to weed through, discover how Artificial Intelligence can help identify those with the best capacity and likelihood to express their gratitude.
Provider: AFP International
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Philanthropy and Dementia – Are You Covered?

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: (conference recording) A rise in dementia among active donors is having an increasing impact on philanthropy. Utilizing case studies illustrating ethical issues in this session, explore professional and institutional readiness with research insight from the University of Minnesota Duluth and from . . .
Provider: AFP International
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

The Ties That Bind: Caring for Donors in Crisis and Calm

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: (conference recording) During the isolation and social distancing of the pandemic, strong ties became stronger and weak ties weaker. By applying that core principle to best practices of donor cultivation and stewardship, fundraisers can learn to skillfully navigate challenging times and emerge . . .
Provider: AFP International
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Sharing Our Stories…In Today’s Crazy World!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: (conference recording) Storytelling is a great quality of every seasoned fundraiser, but our ability, and methods, of telling these stories has changed over the years. What hasn’t changed though, is the need for philanthropic support to help our programs and services continue to thrive. In this . . .
Provider: AFP International
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Finding and Understanding Donors

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The first step to successful fundraising is finding the right donor that perfectly fits your agenda and your plans – the second one is to understand exactly what the donor wants to see in a proposal. If you have the perfect match AND understand how you can make your proposal shine for them, your . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

FUNDRAISING GROWTH STRATEGY HACKS

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: FUNDRAISING GROWTH STRATEGY HACKS is an online/on demand course, designed to help Pre-K through K-12 schools and small to mid-size nonprofits plan and execute Record-Breaking Fundraising Events. The course can be accessed from a laptop, tablet, or handheld device, given a proper internet connection, . . .
Provider: The Auction Divas
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Career Advice for Emerging Leaders: Cause Chat with Nonprofit Professionals

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
Join us for a live panel discussion on exploring philanthropy and building successful nonprofit careers. This conversation will focus on key recommendations for emerging nonprofit professionals. Moderated by a Fundraising Academy alumni, our panel of mentors will share their stories and . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

The Nonprofit Storytelling Bundle

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Recorded Webinars Included in This Bundle:
WEBINAR #1: Ethical Storytelling for Fundraising Communications – How to Create Compelling Content without Exploitation: A Step by Step Guide
WEBINAR #2: How to Create an Army of Online Storytellers to Help Spread the Word for Your Nonprofit
WEBINAR #3: How . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

K-12 Schools in 2020: Strategies for Improving Alumni Engagement and Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: K-12 institutions are facing unique challenges within an ever-changing global world.
From enrollment to keeping in touch with your alumni and cultivating donors, how can you best prepare and guarantee success?
Explore how K-12 institutions are tackling how to:
· Invest in alumni engagement to ensure . . .
Provider: Graduway
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

HIGHER-ED – From Engagement to Fundraising: An Integrated Approach

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: How do you currently leverage alumni engagement to increase your fundraising efforts?
In this webinar we’ll discuss how schools are bringing together the two sides of the Advancement shop; Development and Alumni Relations for a more integrated approach to engagement and giving exploring:
· . . .
Provider: Graduway
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

K12 – From Engagement to Fundraising: An Integrated Approach

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: How do you currently leverage alumni engagement to increase your fundraising efforts?
In this webinar we’ll discuss how schools are bringing together the two sides of the Advancement shop; Development and Alumni Relations for a more integrated approach to engagement and giving.
· Strategies to . . .
Provider: Graduway
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Upgrade Your Fundraising Campaign and Increase Your Donations By 983% Lessons from Brentwood College School

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn how Brentwood College School has:
· Integrated and utilized technologies to drive their fundraising digitally
· United their community of alumni, parents, staff members, and friends for important causes
· Shifted their fundraising strategies for 2021 and beyond
Provider: Graduway
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

A Digital Approach to Engagement and Fundraising: The University of Miami Story

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn how the University of Miami team has:
· Implemented digital campaigns centered on brand identity, connection and engagement
· Created a commercial go-to-market plan to drive lead generation for their donor pipeline
· Leveraged digital marketing efforts as part of their fundraising strategy
· . . .
Provider: Graduway
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Pushing the Envelope on Digital Fundraising at the University of Chicago

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn how the University of Chicago have:
· Switched to a multiple Giving Day approach
· Engaged their students within the philanthropic cycle
· Curated a set of funds that speak to their constituents for greater giving
· Shifted their fundraising strategies from travel to technology-oriented
Provider: Graduway
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Combating Donor Fatigue: How 3 Schools are Creatively Increasing Donor Participation

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn how Carnegie Mellon University, Creighton University, and University of Pittsburgh have viewed the much-talked about donor fatigue trend, and implemented activities that boosted participation beyond their stated goals.
Provider: Graduway
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Gamifying, Personalizing and Theming Your Giving Day

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Brooks and Maclay Schools shares how they maximized their giving days by:
· Shifting from traditional/manual fundraising methods to digital fundraising
· Creating and scaling a themed giving day
· Engaging their parent & larger community with multiple personalized touchpoints
· Gamifying the . . .
Provider: Graduway
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Where Have All The Donors Gone? Pepperdine University’s Integrated Approach to Combating Low Donor Participation

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn how Pepperdine University’s integrated approach is combating low donor participation by, merging their alumni engagement and fundraising efforts to keep donors connected, involved and motivated. This approach is ultimately growing the university’s donor pipeline.
Provider: Graduway
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

How to Attract and Partner with Corporate Sponsors for Your Nonprofit: a Step by Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A corporate sponsor can propel your nonprofit to the next level. But you need to select the right partner. Or, more precisely, get them to select you! Join us for this 90-minute recorded webinar on how to attract and partner with the right corporate sponsorships for nonprofits.
Virtually every . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

How to Organize an Annual Giving Campaign that Draws Donors in and Keeps Them Engaged (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: How to Organize an Annual Giving Campaign that Draws Donors in and Keeps Them Engaged
A Whopping 92% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Recording On How to Create a Successful Fundraising Campaign Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Join Sabrina Walker Hernandez for this 90-minute . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Free Nonprofit Webinar: How to use coaching techniques to help solve your next fundraising challenge (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Do you want to support your team in solving fundraising challenges? Or perhaps you have a colleague who is facing a fundraising problem? Are you looking for tools that can help you be a better manager and leader?  
Then get the fundraising skills necessary and join us for this 45 minute FREE . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Leadership and Management

How to Meet and Exceed your Next Fundraising Goals: Fast Track to Fundraising Success (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: How to Meet and Exceed your Next Fundraising Goals: Fast Track to Fundraising Success
Is your fundraising haphazard and not raising the amounts you want or need? You know you need to raise more money but who has the time to wade through fundraising theory? You trained to do the great work that your . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Volunteer Involvement

How to Build a High Performance Culture as a Nonprofit Leader (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Many nonprofits have historically operated as “top-down” hierarchies in which power and authority are consolidated at the top. Staff are expected to adhere to the policies and implement the decisions made for them by management. However, the beliefs, attitudes and values that support these . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Major Gift Master Plan

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Major Gift Master Plan is an on demand online course that teaches the step-by-step creation and implementation of a plan to raise more 5 and 6-figure donations.
Provider: Blue Sky Philanthropy
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Fresh Starts: Reigniting Donor Relationships

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
Today, many fundraisers are finding themselves facing different challenges and opportunities in the current fundraising climate. As a fundraiser, you may be new to an organization, or you may have new donors you have not yet cultivated. Perhaps you have never met your donor in person, as . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Direct Mail Appeals That Motivate Donors to Give and Give Again (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This webinar recording will lead you step by step through the creation of a powerful and effective direct mail appeal. From concept to writing, design, to printing and mailing — you’ll master the elements of success in direct mail fundraising.
Some of these fundraising techniques will surprise you … . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Proposal Writing Boot Camp – October 2021

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn the essential knowledge and skills to develop effective foundation grant proposals in this three-week course. In this interactive course, you will connect with expert Candid trainers and your peers to learn the practical skills needed to: build the key components of a competitive grant . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

How to Sell Event Sponsorships: New & Evergreen Strategies for Success (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 96% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Whether you’re hosting your fundraising event live, virtual, or a hybrid mix, one thing hasn’t changed: you need SPONSORS. CharityHowTo can help!
The formats for fundraising events may have changed, but . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Turn Your Supporters into Fundraising Ambassadors through P2P Fundraising Campaigns (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: One of the most effective methods of online fundraising is Peer-To-Peer (P2P). A strong campaign engages current donors and leverages the networks of your community members to gain access to new supporters and maximize your overall impact.
Join us for this 90-minute interactive nonprofit webinar . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Marketing Essentials Certificate (Free)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Curriculum Description
In this 1-hour and 40-minute curriculum, you will learn how marketing activities are used by nonprofits to establish meaningful relationships with people who share a passion for its cause to obtain their support in achieving its mission. The basics of marketing will be . . .
Provider: NonprofitReady.org
Program Category: Relationship Building

Effective Staff Supervision – The Big Picture: Legal and Organizational Context (Part 1)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Effective staff management is a powerful tool that should be added to every leader’s toolbelt — and the Effective Staff Supervision course series will do just that. Effective Staff Supervision is a series of three short courses designed for nonprofit professionals new to supervisory roles, . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Effective Staff Supervision – The Basics: Roles and Responsibilities (Part 2)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Effective staff management is a powerful tool that should be added to every leader’s toolbelt — and the Effective Staff Supervision course series will do just that. Effective Staff Supervision is a series of three short courses designed for nonprofit professionals new to supervisory roles, . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Effective Staff Supervision – The Nitty Gritty (Part 3)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Effective staff management is a powerful tool that should be added to every leader’s toolbelt — and the Effective Staff Supervision course series will do just that. Effective Staff Supervision is a series of three short courses designed for nonprofit professionals new to supervisory roles, . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Program Category: Leadership and Management

WEBINAR (On-Demand) Stories from the Field: Cause Chat with Black Fundraising Professionals

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
Join us for an interactive panel discussion on Black experiences in professional fundraising. Moderated by seasoned fundraising practitioner and Fundraising Academy instructor, Tamika Franklin, this conversation will explore multiple perspectives and help you build on your experiences and . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Social Fundraising 101

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This 10-lecture course will prepare you to create, lead or improve your own peer-to-peer fundraising program. This lecture series will help you understand the past, present, and future of peer-to-peer fundraising, what elements are critical to its success, and where the landmines might be.
You’ll . . .
Provider: Turnkey
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Social Fundraising 101 – With Instructor Interactions

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This 10-lecture course will prepare you to create, lead or improve your own peer-to-peer fundraising program. This lecture series will help you understand the past, present, and future of peer-to-peer fundraising, what elements are critical to its success, and where the landmines might be.
You’ll . . .
Provider: Turnkey
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Online Cause Selling Accelerate Homework & Pre-work – Cause Selling (CYFAR, October-December 2021)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Cause Selling: An Overview
Pre-work:
Read Cause Selling Chapter 1: “Becoming a Cause Selling Professional”
Complete the Cause Selling Overview Pre-work worksheet.
Prospecting
Pre-work:
Read Cause Selling Chapter 7: “Prospecting: How to Find Qualified Donors”
Complete the MADDEN Prospect . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Ethics and Accountability

Claxon University: Words on a Mission

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Effective messaging is critical to successful fundraising. Unfortunately, fundraising professionals are often left to guess at which words will resonate with their donors. This leads to messaging that is vague, boring and, therefore, ineffective. This 12 lesson course takes the guess-work out of the . . .
Provider: Claxon University
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

The pursuit of (donor) happiness…to increase LTV

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: The pursuit of (donor) happiness…to increase LTV
Alex Struthers MFIA Make-A-Wish Australia
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Frontline Fundraiser Coaching

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Personalized coaching for the frontline fundraiser in ten hour blocks. We start with the Basic Coaching Plan (http://thefrontlinefundraiser.com/coaching/) and customize during the orientation session to best serve the individual student. Our e-learning course, The Fundraiser’s Toolkit Online . . .
Provider: The Shephard Group LLC
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Developing and Implementing a Fundraising Plan: Let’s All Raise More in 2016

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: If you don’t have a plan, it is hard to achieve a goal. Developing a fundraising strategy helps focus staff and board member efforts to raise more funds. Development plans are dynamic documents that provide a roadmap for organizations to achieve their fundraising goals. Creating a plan that . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Learning Lab
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

Nuts and Bolts of Planned Giving: Building Your Planned Giving Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Over the next several years, a significant transfer of wealth will pass on from the baby boomer generation to charities. Your organization needs to be prepared to cultivate current donors for planned gifts. If your organizaton has a strong donor base, a committed board and solid infrastructure then . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Learning Lab
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Sustaining and Building a Major Gifts Program: Just an ask away from your next major gift!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Building and sustaining a major gifts program is essential to nonprofit sustainabilty. How do you engage first-time online donors or make donors long-term loyal donors? Do your donors typically give the same amount every year? This webinar will provide strategies that are critical to ensuring major . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Learning Lab
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

Introduction to Project Budgets

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: 60-90 minutes
Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for? If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence.
This class will provide you . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Foundation Center’s Online Proposal Writing Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn How to Craft a Competitive Proposal!
Have you been tasked with writing a grant proposal but don’t know where to start and can’t get away for an in-person class? Foundation Center’s Online Proposal Writing Course lets you learn at your own pace without leaving your computer, or on-the-go via . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course covers budgets and how they are used in nonprofit organizational settings. You will gain an understanding of the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. You will also learn about the organization-wide budget and different . . .
Provider: MindEdge, Inc.
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Capital Campaigns

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course covers the key terminology and practices surrounding running a successful capital campaign within a nonprofit organization. You will learn about the phases of conducting a capital campaign—evaluation, feasibility study, organization, solicitation, and post-campaign activities—as well as . . .
Provider: MindEdge, Inc.
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising is one of the central activities of a nonprofit organization. To help finance operating budgets, nonprofits must raise money every year. In addition, special projects and improvements to facilities may be needed. In these situations, fundraisers will often launch large capital campaigns . . .
Provider: MindEdge, Inc.
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Introduction to Grant Writing

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Strategic grant writing helps align the identified needs of a nonprofit (and its clients) with funding sources, whether foundations, government agencies, corporations or individuals. This course offers a guide to the basics of grant writing, an increasingly crucial method for raising money to fund . . .
Provider: MindEdge, Inc.
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course addresses the key issues surrounding leadership. What is leadership? Why is it important? What does it require to be a leader? How does leadership in a nonprofit environment differ from the private sector? What is visionary leadership? What role should ethics play? This course considers . . .
Provider: MindEdge, Inc.
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Leading the Courtney Museum Simulation

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Leading the Courtney Museum is a simulation designed to challenge and engage participants while exploring key real-world leadership issues confronted by nonprofit managers.
The learner assumes the role of executive director of the troubled Courtney Museum, and deals with a series of personnel, . . .
Provider: MindEdge, Inc.
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Volunteers are the lifeblood of most nonprofit organizations. Board members are a special type of volunteer. They help to guide the direction of a nonprofit, to promote the organization in the community, and to ensure that the nonprofit’s mission is fulfilled.
After completing this course, you will . . .
Provider: MindEdge, Inc.
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Social Media for Nonprofits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course introduces learners to the use of social media in communicating, marketing, public relations, and fundraising for nonprofits. It explores the major social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest) as vehicles for nonprofits to reach their members, volunteers, and . . .
Provider: MindEdge, Inc.
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Certificate in Fundraising – Online Version

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: FIA have updated the Certificate in Fundraising curriculum for delivery both online and in classroom. The format is virtually the same, with the content for delivery updated. The module titles are on the attached document. You have previously approved this course for the same requested point total. . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

FIA Certificate in Fundraising – Classroom Version

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: FIA have updated the Certificate in Fundraising curriculum for delivery both online and in classroom. The format is virtually the same, with the content for delivery updated. The module titles are on the attached document. You have previously approved this course for the same requested point total. . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Multiplying Generosity : The Fundraiser’s Guide to Creatively Using Insurance to Increase Legacy Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course is a comprehensive resource that covers the marketing of insurance as a gifting tool, donor talking points, administration of an insurance giving program and receipting, and a best practice gift acceptance policy centered on charity comfort, risk tolerance and the limitations of . . .
Provider: Bequest Insurance
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Regulation of Charities, Giving, and Fundraising: An Introduction

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Registered charities are granted two benefits associated with their status: they pay no tax on income and they are authorized to issue official donation receipts. For these privileges, registered Canadian charities are subject to considerable oversight by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). In this . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

The Development Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, will provide a Christian perspective on fundraising so that you can discern the differences between Christian and secular fundraising, appreciate the range of fundraising activities available to you, and gain some ideas to help you successfully build your . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Administering a Stewardship & Development Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, as he explores ways to administer and integrate stewardship and development departments.
This webinar will help participants to
 understand the importance of integrating stewardship, development, and fundraising;
 understand how to organize the stewardship and . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Must-Have Stewardship Policies

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join Gil Langerak as he walks through the top four “must-have” stewardship policies for every charity.
This webinar will help participants to understand and implement the following policies:
 The Gift Acceptance and Valuation Policy;
 The Personal Stewardship Code of Ethics;
 The Ethical . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Ethics and Accountability

Charitable Gift Planning in Canada

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, Barry Bussey explores the process of planning charitable gifts in Canada.
This session will help participants to
 acquire an understanding of a “planned gift”;
 consider basic tax treatments when giving a current or deferred charitable gift;
 become familiar with several gift . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Wills, and Estates

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: As some of your donors approach the end of their lives, they may be motivated to make a large donation specifically to your charity. Join CCCC’s Barry Bussey as he outlines the key things you need to know to prepare for these situations.
This webinar will help participants to understand the basic . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Ethics and Accountability

Charitable Bequest Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, CCCC’s Barry Bussey will discuss the process for setting up a charitable bequest program and consider why charities may want to explore this option for themselves.
This webinar will help participants to
 develop an understanding of a charitable bequest;
 consider the benefits for . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Capital Campaigns

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A capital campaign is a fundraising campaign administered specifically to raise money for capital projects, such as building projects, renovation, property acquisition, or to otherwise provide for capital improvements or purchases. In this webinar, CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, will walk through the . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Cultivating a Culture of Generosity

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, as he explores current giving trends and discusses how to build relationships and develop generosity among donor communities.
This webinar will help participants to
 assess current donor research in North America;
 design a program for cultivating generosity among . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Legal Statutory Provisions Affecting Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Charities should strive to be exemplary in every way, including the manner in which they fundraise. In this webinar, Derek Ross, CCCC’s Director of Legal Affairs, will introduce the key rules and regulations that Canadian fundraisers need to know.
This webinar will help participants to
 understand . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Giving Channels and Approaches

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Advances in technology have ushered in a variety of creative and convenient giving methods, such as PayPal, pre-authorized debit programs, crowdfunding, and giving kiosks. However, traditional offline giving channels still yield significant contributions. In this webinar, CCCC’s COO, Heather Card, . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Fundraising and Liability

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Charities face an element of risk in just about anything they do. Risk is simply and everyday part of running a charity, and fundraising is no exception. In this webinar, CCCC’s Director of Legal Affairs, Derek Ross, will walk through the most common areas of fundraising liability and discuss ways . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Fundraising Events

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising events require many hours of hard work, but a solid plan of action and a thoughtfully mobilized team of volunteers can help you to create a memorable experience and meet your fundraising goals. Join CCCC’s Natasha Lichti as she walks through the basics of planning a fundraising event . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Stewardship and Online Communication

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The careful stewardship of a charity’s time, words, and images can create a powerful impact online. Even though much of today’s online communication is characterized by spontaneity, most of your success on the web will depend on careful planning and intentional decision-making. Join CCCC’s Natasha . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Charitable Gifts, Grants, and Services

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: As stewards, it’s a charity’s responsibility to work hard, to seek financial assistance diligently, and to manage God’s resources wisely. In this webinar, CCCC’s Director of Legal Affairs, Derek Ross, will consider a number of ways that charities can seek funding to carry out their mission.
This . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Gifts-in-Kind and Planned Giving Donations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Not all charitable gifts consist of cash donations. Non-cash gifts, such as real estate, equipment, or cultural property, are commonly gifted to charities. However, there are a variety of questions you should consider before deciding to accept such gifts. In this webinar, Derek Ross, CCCC’s Director . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Program and fundraising evaluation form the essential foundation of your charity’s accountability program. In this webinar, CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, will walk you through the process of measuring fundraising effectiveness so that your charity can become a better steward of its resources.
This . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Taking Donors Seriously® for Major Gift Officers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: TDS for Major Gift Officers is tailored for development professionals working on teams in larger organizations. It consists of a series of concise online training videos, practical assignments to apply your learning and one-on-one coaching calls with an experienced development expert.
Provider: The FOCUS Group
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Gits in Wills Marketing Masterclass

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: This one-day interactive Workshop and Masterclass is designed to show that any size organisation can benefit from a well-planned Gifts in Wills Marketing Strategy.
Designed for experienced fundraisers who have a minimum of two years’ experience in Gifts in Wills promotions and/or have attended the . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Get 1000 New Donors: Online and Personal

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Explore the New Donor Engagement Funnel.
This course provides a step-by-step approach for discovering and engaging with prospective donors … and then moving them to make their first gift.
The course is comprised of 10 online, on-demand classes supported by 10 weekly online office hours to help . . .
Provider: iMission Institute Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Claxon University: Words on a Mission

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: EARN 24 CFRE Education Credits: Effective messaging is critical to successful fundraising. Unfortunately, fundraising professionals are often left to guess at which words will resonate with their donors. This leads to messaging that is vague, boring and, therefore, ineffective. This 12 lesson course . . .
Provider: Claxon University
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

CanadaHelps Online Donor Acquisition and Retention Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The first beginning-to-end Online Donor Acquisition and Retention course priced affordably for charities. Comparable quality and depth to courses that cost several hundred dollars.
Ready to learn how to drive people to your website for little or no cost and have the best chance at converting them . . .
Provider: CanadaHelps
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

Workplace Giving Masterclass

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Realise the potential of workplace giving.
Workplace giving is a high-value, low-cost fundraising model adopted by thousands of Australian businesses and employees.
Despite donations and business engagement increasing over the past two years, workplace giving remains one of the most under-resourced . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Peer to Peer Fundraising Events

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: PEER TO PEER FUNDRAISING EVENTS
Assess and improve your organisation’s existing fundraising with key strategies for peer-to-peer fundraising events. Learn how to launch new events, how to leverage digital to enhance your campaigns and how to measure event success.
This interactive course is not . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

How to Grow your Monthly Giving Program from Good to GREAT (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 98% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
If you have a monthly giving program but are looking for how to get new donors and grow it further, this webinar recording is for you!
Join us to learn the steps involved in growing your monthly donor . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Planned Giving Primer

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: You know that planned gifts are the ticket to your organization’s long-term sustainability and success.
Problem is…
-You don’t have time.
-You don’t have it in the budget.
-You don’t have the staff.
The Planned Giving Primer will help you jumpstart your planned giving program, regardless of your . . .
Provider: PlannedGiving.com Viken Mikaelian
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

On-Demand Webinar: Direct Mail Is Not All About Writing – How to Successfully Organize and Execute Direct Mail Appeals

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: 98% of post-webinar survey respondents rated this webinar as great to excellent!
70% of the success of direct mail appeals does not come from writing!
Direct mail is still the workhorse for any successful fundraising nonprofit organization. In fact, it now drives more donors to your website than . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

The Awesome Ask: How to Approach Your Donors for Gifts in a Way That’s Comfortable and Effective! (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Wow! 95% of Webinar Attendees Rated This OnDemand Webinar Good to Excellent!
Asking for charitable gifts in person is the most effective fundraising you can do. Research of non-profits shows that 75% of all in-person asks of individuals result in a gift. Those are incredible odds.
It’s also the . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Free On-Demand Webinar: An Introduction to Online Fundraising for Small and Medium-Sized Nonprofits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! On-Demand Webinar Description
Online fundraising is the fasting growing segment of giving. Donors of all ages are using their smartphones, tablets, and computers to connect with causes and to give money to fundraising campaigns.
During this free nonprofit webinar recording, you’ll . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fundraising Essentials

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising for any nonprofit organization is essential to building programs that sustain an organization’s mission and vision. As an individual breaking into the field of fundraising, or an established professional looking to redesign an existing operation, this course will teach you the basic . . .
Provider: Excelsior College
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

How to Write a Grant Budget That Tells (and sells) Your Application’s Story (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 87% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!This recorded course is brought to you by a GPA approved trainer. Diane Leonard, GPC is one of only 25  GPA approved trainers.
The grant application budget is the application component most reviewers read . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Free Nonprofit Webinar: So You Want to Write a Grant? (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This recorded course is brought to you by a GPA-approved trainer. Diane H. Leonard, GPC is one of only 18 GPA-approved trainers.
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 for . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

On-Demand Webinar: How to Create an Annual Report Infographic – A Step-by-Step Guide to Transition Your Paper Annual Report to an Infographic

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! On-Demand Webinar Description
Does your nonprofit publish an annual report? Is your annual report more than 10 pages long and takes months to prepare? Do you feel your nonprofit is behind the times with the way it presents information in the annual report?
If you answered “yes” to . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Free Instant-Access Webinar Video: Why Build Relationships with Grant Makers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! Recorded Webinar Description
This instant-access webinar video is brought to you by a GPA approved trainer. Diane H. Leonard, GPC is one of only twelve GPA approved trainers.
What is all the hype about relationships with grantmakers?
Why isn’t a well-written proposal *enough* to get . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Instant-Access Webinar Video: How To Run a Nonprofit Auction Checkout – A Step-By-Step Guide

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant-Access Webinar Video Description

Too many nonprofits have a great nonprofit auction, only to have an epic fail during checkout.

Checkout is a critical part of your event’s success, yet many planners lack a complete understanding of the process. A disorganized checkout leads to misplaced . . .

Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Get Your Board to Give Their Biggest Gifts and Help You Fundraise (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 98% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Course Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Imagine how much you could accomplish if every board member contributed their best gift and was enthusiastically involved in helping the organization fundraise.
Well, that’s not going to happen unless . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Free Nonprofit Webinar: Asking Styles: A Revolutionary Concept in Fundraising (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: 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 . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Hawaii Gift Planning Council’s 2017 Annual Conference, Featuring Jay Frost, Stand Out!

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Is your daily work bringing you closer to your big hairy audacious goal? Do you need a big dream reboot? In the battle for our most precious resource and nonrenewable resource — time — knowing what we want may be our most important consideration. Jay Frost leads an exploration to rediscover our . . .
Provider: Hawaii Gift Planning Council (PPP Hawaii)
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

The Hidden Gem: How to Create an Awesome Monthly Giving Program (Instant-Access Webinar Video)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! Recorded Webinar Description
94% of post-webinar survey respondents rated this webinar as great to excellent!
If you’re thinking about starting a monthly giving program, this instant-access webinar video is for you!
Imagine doubling or even tripling the amount you are raising from . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Social Media for Leaders: Find Your Voice

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Being actively engaged on social media is fast becoming a required skill for social sector leaders. This means establishing your own personal presence on social media to advance your organization’s mission and goals.
If this is unfamiliar territory for you, this course will help prepare . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Leveraging Leadership for Social Media Success

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

In this online course, we’ll show you how social media ambassadors can add value to your online activities, especially as it relates to fundraising. Leveraging Leadership for Social Media Success lets you learn at your own pace on your computer or mobile device.
Social media ambassadors . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Build a Social Media Strategy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Your organization’s active presence on social media can be a powerful way to demonstrate your connection to your community, the efforts you are making toward accomplishing your mission, and the impact you have on the sector. Being engaged on social media can encourage funders, donors and . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships with Funders

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
The world of foundation fundraising is increasingly competitive, and it can be difficult to get a funder’s attention. You’re building strong, effective programs, doing your research, and sending in proposals to the funders that care about your work—what more could you be doing?
Have you . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Storytelling for Social Media

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
In this course you’ll learn the fine art of storytelling, and how to effectively employ stories in your social media efforts. We’ll share many examples of stories featured on social media, as we demonstrate why storytelling is critical to your organization’s success, especially when it . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Creating a Sound Proposal Budget

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
The budget is often the most challenging part of a proposal, even for fundraisers who’ve mastered the “writing” part of the process.
To answer that challenge, we’ve created this online course to walk you through each step in preparing a project budget for your next grant proposal. With . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Start Measuring Program and Organizational Impact

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
• Do you want to measure your impact but don’t know how to begin?
• Do you want to measure performance but don’t have the staff, time, or the budget?
• Do you ever feel like you’re wasting time, collecting data for funders, but see no benefit from it?
• Does measurement . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Loving Your Mid-Level Donors: Creating a Midlevel Donor Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Are you looking to improve donor retention? Does your organization want to increase contribution given per donor? Do you have a direct mail and major gifts programs, but lack a clear plan for the donors in between and need a balanced way to do more with this group? . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Should I Stay or Should I Grow? Nonprofits Weigh the Benefits of Scaling

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
More and more nonprofits find themselves struggling to respond to the challenges posed by climbing infrastructure costs. But funding for infrastructure is possible and we can teach you how to seek support for an infrastructure or capacity- building project at your . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Diversity and Inclusion: Walking the Talk

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
According to the Pew Research Center, the United States will not have a single racial or ethnic majority by 2055. Increasing diversity will provide opportunities to create large-scale social change for leaders prepared to collaborate across differences. This kind of . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Building Excellence and Impact into your Program Designs

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
We all want to make a difference. Challenging yourself to do so with excellence is a powerful motivator to get things right from the start. Beginning with excellence in mind sets the stage for building impact measurement and the flexibility to adapt into your program . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Financial Strategies for Nonprofits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Nonprofit leaders need basic skills in financial management to maximize the use of charitable dollars. But how do nonprofits determine which financial standards are applicable to their work? And how can nonprofits learn how to implement effective financial processes? . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Making the Case: How to Position Research in Your Proposal

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
One of the essential components of any fundraising proposal is a compelling need statement. Building a compelling case demonstrates that you understand an issue and can communicate to funders exactly why your organization is prepared to make an impact. Research and . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

From Passion to Purpose: Starting a Nonprofit Career

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Whether you’re a student or seasoned professional, entering the nonprofit sector is no easy task. You may wonder if your skills directly translate to a helping role, or you may wonder about the risk of burnout. Join us as Nonprofit Career Coach Mark McCurdy shares tips . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Government Funding – Part 1: Readiness, Research, and RFA Review

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Organizations seeking to diversify their funding may see government grants as the ideal option. But where does an organization even begin with government funding? Is it the right funding option for your organization? How is applying for federal funding different than . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Government Funding – Part 2: Writing the Proposal

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Organizations seeking to diversify their funding may see government grants as the ideal option. But where does an organization even begin with government funding? Is it the right funding option for your organization? How is applying for federal funding different than . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Introduction to Finding Grants

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Are you new to the field of grantseeking?
Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.
You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:
• Who funds nonprofits . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!
This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:
• The basic elements of a . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Foundation Center’s Online Proposal Writing Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Learn How to Craft a Competitive Proposal!
Have you been tasked with writing a grant proposal but don’t know where to start and can’t get away for an in-person class? Foundation Center’s Online Proposal Writing Course lets you learn at your own pace without leaving your computer, or . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Prospecting for Government Grants

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – WEBINAR RECORDING
Organizations seeking to diversify funding are often attracted to government grants, which can have longer contract terms. But as government leadership changes throughout the country, nonprofits would do well to prepare for shifts in funding due to new priorities. Join . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Understanding and Complying with Fundraising Rules

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – WEBINAR RECORDING
Donations, grants, and in-kind, oh my! Nonprofits seek many different forms of support. But different forms of support have different state and local filing requirements. Failing to keep on top of filing requirements can prevent your organization from being sustainable, . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Creating Your Data Dashboard

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Nonprofits capture lots of data as they fundraise, operate programs, and seek to maximize charitable investments into their work. Nonprofit leaders need to examine their data regularly in order to make informed strategic plans. But how can nonprofit leaders be helped to . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Facilitate Productive and Meaningful Meetings

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – WEBINAR RECORDING
Meetings drive work in the social sector. We meet to plan, meet to discuss data, and meet to share information. And yet the suggestion of a new meeting often leads us to wonder if meetings are time well spent as our work piles up around us. How can we make sure that . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Tell Stories That Motivate Donors to Give –The Real Story You Need to Tell (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 94% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Training Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Okay, let’s be honest. Everybody knows that to motivate donors to give (to motivate anyone to do anything, really) you have to tell stories. Facts and statistics don’t work. Brilliant arguments don’t . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Using the Phone without Fear: How To Make Fundraising and Thank You Calls People Love to Receive (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! Recorded Webinar Description
90% of the People Who Attended This Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Picking up the phone is one of the most effective ways to engage with your supporters and fundraisers. But often organizations neglect the telephone because of a fear of being . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How To Start Your Fundraising With Little Or No Budget For Small Nonprofits (Instant-Access Webinar Video)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! Recorded Webinar Description
90% of the People Who Attended This Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
As a fundraiser, you’re the bridge between your donors, beneficiaries, co-workers, volunteers and the Board. With so much to do, and limited time and resources, how do you use . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Nonprofit Film School

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Open, rolling enrollment dates
Self-paced online course
Nonprofit Film School teaches nonprofits how to capture and share their stories through video, ultimately moving viewers to action.
With lessons spanning storytelling techniques and video production skills, we’ll equip you with a process to . . .
Provider: Nonprofit Film School
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The Law and Taxation of Charitable Gift Planning

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This lecture series is designed for fundraisers or financial advisors seeking to expand their knowledge about charitable gift planning. Professor Russell James, J.D., Ph.D., CFP® covers 16 major topics with a total of 65 lessons. The total course content is 13 hours and 56 minutes and covers all of . . .
Provider: MarketSmart
Program Category: Securing the Gift

How To Create A Successful Capital Campaign: New Money For Small and Large Nonprofits Alike (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 89% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Your presenter, Robin L. Cabral, MA, CFRE, is on a mission to make capital campaigns accessible and successful for even the smallest nonprofits with capital campaign goals ranging from $50,000 – . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Grant Maker Relationships 101: How to Get Started (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This recorded course is brought to you by a GPA-approved trainer. Diane Leonard, GPC is 1 of only 25 GPA-approved trainers.
Participating in “Grantmaker Relationships 101: How to Get Started” will teach you how to establish relationships with new grantmakers *BEFORE* submitting an application. . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Registration and Checkout Trends

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Part of the Raise Conference Series, in this interactive and collaborative session we answer, how do you steward your donors at check in and check out? Learn the top ways to appreciate your supporters as they arrive and leave and create memorable experiences for them through these normally . . .
Provider: BidPal
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Federal Grants 101: How to be Successful Securing Federal Grants (On Demand Tutorial)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! On Demand Tutorial Description
This course is brought to you by a GPA approved trainer. Diane Leonard, GPC is one of only fourteen people in the entire world who is a GPA approved trainer.
Buying “Federal Grants 101: How to be Successful Securing Federal Grants” will provide you . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Mastering Major Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Mastering Major Gifts is a 7 week, online, in-depth, Major Gifts course with live question and answer calls.
(On Demand)
Provider: Amy Eisenstein, LLC
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

How to Successfully Tell Your Story in Your Grant Application (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! Recorded Webinar Description
This course is brought to you by a GPA approved trainer. Diane Leonard, GPC is one of only 14 GPA approved trainers.
“How to Successfully Tell Your Story in Your Grant Application” will teach you how to craft a compelling story in your grant application . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Touch Points: Connecting with Donors between Asks (On-Demand)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Donors stop giving because they were never told that their
 gift made a difference. This course will show you how to 
create a steady stream of personalized, one-on-one touch points 
that inform donors how their gifts are making a difference,
 keeps them engaged, and shows gratitude. This course on
 . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Relationship Building

How To Create An Engaged Board of Directors: A Step by Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: During this 90-minute beginner-level workshop, you will get all of the tools and step-by-step instructions to create a highly effective and impactful Board of Directors.
You know that you need an active and engaged Board of Directors, but you are not sure how to create one.
Well, you are not alone. . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Administering a Stewardship & Development Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, as he explores ways to administer and integrate stewardship and development departments.
This webinar will help participants to
 understand the importance of integrating stewardship, development, and fundraising;
 understand how to organize the stewardship and . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Create a Development Plan That Works

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Wonder why your developments plans never get implemented? Often plans sit on a shelf, or in a computer file, never to be seen again, because the right people were not involved, the goals were not clear, there were no measurable action steps in place, and/or there were no metrics in place to measure . . .
Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Build Donor Relationships that Lead to Major Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: There are lots of courses out there on major gifts, many focusing on how to make the ask. We’ll cover that in this course as well, but here’s what makes our course different: We focus on building relationships that lead to major gifts. In this six-lesson Course you will learn how to:

Develop . . .

Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Raise More Money from Your Business Community

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: There is a huge untapped source just waiting for you to raise big bucks. And it might not be the usual suspects. We’ll dispel the Willie Sutton Philosophy of Fundraising. In this six-lesson course you will learn:

How to build relationships with business leaders
How to present your case to . . .

Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do It!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: What do think of when you hear the words, “capital campaign?” The Pain part? The mystery of rocket science? The disruption of your daily fundraising efforts? In this eight-lesson course, we’ll take the pain out of your campaign and give you everything you need to know. In this course you will learn: . . .
Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Nonprofit Consulting: Get Started, Get Clients, Grow and Evolve

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you a new fundraising consultant, thinking about becoming one, or have you been consulting for years, but still need to know how to market, promote, and sell your services and how to grow your business? In this four-lesson course you will learn:

How to structure your business
How to choose . . .

Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Ethics and Accountability

Fundraising as a Career: What Are Your Crazy?

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Thinking about a career in fundraising, already in the field but need to know how to succeed at it or looking to hire a fundraising person and are not sure what to look for. You’re not crazy, trust me! This course will cover what type of fundraising jobs are out there, what you need to land a job, . . .
Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Build a Great Board

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: We all want a five-star board. But how do we get there? It starts with the recruitment process, assessing your board’s needs, and finding the right people to serve. It continues with developing board leaders who strive for excellence and understand the importance of assessing their own effectiveness . . .
Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Tell Your Story Right: Create a Compelling Case for Support

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you caught up in all the hype about story-telling? It’s important how you tell your story, but first you need to create the story you want to tell! This course is designed to help you create a case that will help you tell your story to various audiences and persuade them to support your . . .
Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Build a Dream Team of Volunteer Fundraisers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: If you are involving volunteers in any form of fundraising, you’re one step ahead. But for many organizations, fundraising volunteers are only involved in special events and menial support tasks. This four-lessons course will help you involve volunteers in more meaningful fundraising role. You will . . .
Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Do It Right

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: It is amazing how many nonprofits don’t even have a strategic plan or haven’t looked at their plan in months or even years. The reasons for this vary but most often no one wants the responsibility of coordinating the planning effort, they feel it takes too much time, or that the plan is perceived as . . .
Provider: CharityChannel LLC
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

The Take Aways From IRAs – Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Does it sometimes seem that plan administrators are actually trying to prevent you from receiving charitable distributions from your donors’ IRAs? Forget about Homeland Security regulations or opening a personal account in your president’s name. There’s one thing you need to know about IRA accounts, . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

It’s About Time: Managing Your Most Precious Resource

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: If you aren’t managing your time well, there’s no way you’re managing moves toward your donors’ ultimate gifts. Anne Melvin shows you how to separate what’s urgent, what’s important, and what’s just wasting your time. At the end of the hour, you’ll have strategies and inspiration to take control of . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

From Reactive to Proactive – the Evolution of a Gift Planning Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Is your organization considering a greater investment in gift planning? Jennifer Milburn of Oregon State University Foundation will detail the strategic transition of a small, reactive, referral based office to a larger, portfolio based, metrics-driven gift planning program. We will share the . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

What are Donors Telling Us?

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Smart gift planners invite donors to voice their own philanthropic objectives, because they know that the offer of an idea conveys an offer to fund it. But that offer won’t materialize until donors have confidence in your organization as a partner. If you’ve been having trouble moving beyond the . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Charitable Planning with Art and Other Collectibles

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: For your donors, art is an asset of passion and a challenge to manage in estate and financial plans. How can you translate the energy of collecting into the satisfaction of philanthropic impact? Ramsay Slugg gives you the information you need to help donors use their most cherished possessions to . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Implementing a Legacy Challenge Match Program at a Major, Multifaceted Institution

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You don’t need to work at an organization as complex as Georgetown University to learn from its legacy challenge match. John Kendrick and Courtney Tsai help you answer the questions every challenge has in common. How can you secure the matching funds? How big of a matching pool do you need to launch . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Get 1000 New Donors: Online and Personal

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Explore the New Donor Engagement Funnel.
This course provides a step-by-step approach for discovering and engaging with prospective donors … and then moving them to make their first gift.

The course is comprised of 10 online.
Worksheets are provided with each class to help students move . . .

Provider: iMission Institute Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Annual Giving Fundamentals: Full Series

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Created by our team of annual giving experts with more than 85 years of combined experience, this series of six trainings walks you through the fundamental elements of an effective annual giving program.
Campbell & Company’s on-demand curriculum delivers the tools you need—when it’s convenient . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift

SBNM 5030 Human Resource Management

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course examines current theory and practice as it applies to the management of human resources within organizations. Specific focus is given on the effects of organizational mission and culture on human resource management. The processes of recruitment and selection, training and development, . . .
Provider: School of Business and Nonprofit Management/North Park University
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Turning Facebook Likes Into Donors Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraisers and marketers have been trying to crack the code of Facebook fundraising for years. But even the most creative and thoroughly planned campaigns often fail to acquire any significant number of donors or revenue.
Over the past 5 years, we’ve tested and proven a new methodology that . . .
Provider: NextAfter
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Email Fundraising Optimization Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Most fundraisers take queues and best practices from the top for-profit email marketing campaigns. And often times, these include heavily designed templates, lots of images, and videos.
But 218 email fundraising experiments have shown us that these best practices don’t work. In fact, they’re hurting . . .
Provider: NextAfter
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Money to Match Your Mission: Identifying and Applying for Grant Funds

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Finding the right funding match is key to getting the money you need to fulfill your mission. To do this, you must know how to match your needs to funder priorities as you research and apply for grants. By asking yourself a few key questions before you start, you’ll make the grant . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How Do I Successfully Advance My Annual Fund?

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: 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 Chapel . . .
Provider: CCS Arshia Sultan
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Leveraging Opportunities: How You Can Use Your Campaign to Energize Leaders, Attract New Donors, and Accelerate Your Annual Fund

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: 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 donors. . . .
Provider: CCS Arshia Sultan
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Accelerating Your Grateful Patient Fundraising Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: 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, . . .
Provider: CCS Arshia Sultan
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Elevating End-of-Year Giving: #GivingTuesday & Other Strategies for Success

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: According to Nonprofit Insider’s Network, 28 percent of nonprofit organizations raise between 26 and 50 percent of their total annual income from the year-end ask alone. If you want to raise your organization’s sights and maximize year-end fundraising, join See3 Communications and CCS Fundraising . . .
Provider: CCS Arshia Sultan
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Beyond Borders: Trends & Strategies in Global Giving

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: What do we know about charitable global giving by U.S. individual and institutional donors? How has giving by donors living abroad changed over the past decade? This webinar tackles these questions and reveals important changes in global giving based on recent studies from Indiana University. Dr. . . .
Provider: CCS Arshia Sultan
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The Donor’s Perspective: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why?

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The importance of major gifts to fundraising in your success has never been more critical than today. In the independent school sector, major gifts are often the area of greatest potential for the annual fund, capital and endowment campaigns or other extraordinary needs.
Join us for a discussion . . .
Provider: CCS Arshia Sultan
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

The Campaign is Dead – Long Live the Campaign!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In a crowded philanthropic landscape and in a market saturated with fundraising campaigns, is a campaign required to stay competitive, or does the campaign hold your organization back? This session will examine the pros and cons of campaigning and the next-era of campaigning, and will explore the . . .
Provider: CCS Arshia Sultan
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Charitable Planning After Tax Reform: Getting Donors to Act

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Tax Cut and Jobs Act nearly doubles the standard deduction for individuals and families. That simplifies the filing process for millions of Americans, but it also complicates giving strategies for many who have made a habit of deducting their charitable contributions. Justin Miller explores the . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Mastering Major Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Mastering Major Gifts is a 7 week, online, in-depth, Major Gifts course with live question and answer calls.
(On Demand)
Provider: Amy Eisenstein, LLC
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

How to Supercharge Your Fundraising with a Donor Club

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 on the dollar level of their . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How to Thank Donors So They Really Feel Thanked: Donor Love Techniques that Work (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 90% of the People Who Attended This Webinar Recording Rated It As Great to Excellent!
During this webinar recording we will cover:
– 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 . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Impact Investing in the Creative Economy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Arts and cultural production represents 4.2 percent of the US economy, or $760 billion. Socially responsible investing in the United States has reached $8.7 trillion. Yet when looking at the thematic areas targeted by impact investing across the country, arts and culture is 0%.
There is an . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Writing For Your Nonprofit Website: How to Kickstart Your Content for Maximum Engagement & Success (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! Recorded Webinar Description
Join Dalya Massachi — veteran nonprofit writer, editor, and writing coach — and learn to develop the website content your nonprofit needs to better engage your readers!
Whether you are responsible for strategizing about your nonprofit website, writing . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Donation & Landing Page Optimization Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Whether your goal is to acquire a new email or get a donation, every single online fundraising and marketing campaign culminates in a landing page. In this 8-session course, you’ll discover 4 core types of landing pages and donation pages that are essential to growing your online fundraising. Plus, . . .
Provider: NextAfter
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Getting Ahead of the Curve with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Everyone is talking about “DEI”, but what exactly does it mean? How can nonprofit organizations proactively address the issues of diversity, inclusion and equity within their organization in a way that generates positive and transformative change? Join us for a fascinating and informative . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Questions to Start Gift Planning Conversations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Questions to Start Gift Planning Conversations

Planned giving happens on the donor’s schedule, not the fundraiser’s. How do you know when the time is right? Long before you talk about gift vehicles and tax advantages, you need to learn about the donor’s values and motivations, life transitions, . . .

Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Creating a Data-driven Gift Planning Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: U.S. News and World Report rates Arizona State University at the top of its list of Most Innovative National Universities. How does a culture of innovation impact the development program, and especially the effort raise planned gifts? Brian Nielson shares the ASU Foundation for a New American . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Planned Gift Data Crunching Workshop

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Spend an hour playing with data! Attendees will receive instructions for querying their own database to create a sample spreadsheet of donor information. During the webinar, Brian Nielson will demonstrate how to turn that raw data into information you can use to guide decisions about contacts with . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Digital Fundraising Blueprint – Online Course, Available 24/7 (20% Off With Promo Code)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Online course, available 24/7.
The Digital Fundraising Blueprint online course is developed by a digital fundraiser for other fundraisers. It’s jam-packed with info about an array of digital fundraising channels and tools including websites, email, social media platforms, social media ads, search . . .
Provider: Ampla Marketing & Business Consulting, LLC
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

How Fundraising Works

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course offers a high-level overview of the key terms, concepts and principles of professional fundraising in Canada today.
Learning Objectives
Define common terms used in ‘fundraising’
Express how LAI helps to identify the most likely donor for your cause
Describe the stages of the fund . . .
Provider: Charity Village Ltd.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Proposal Writing

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Every donor and funder requires a unique proposal. Therefore, it’s important to know your audience, application requirements, eligibility criteria and, most importantly, the proposal format that is being sought. This course is designed to help you write a successful funding proposal.
Learning . . .
Provider: Charity Village Ltd.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Grantseeking

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Grantseeking can be both time consuming and time sensitive. It’s important you have the appropriate planning tools, tracking system and submission schedule in place. It’s also important that you know the funder’s motivations and assess if you have the capacity to deliver on them and fulfill their . . .
Provider: Charity Village Ltd.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building

Case for Support

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The type of case you develop is determined by what you’re fundraising for, how the document fits into your organization’s strategic priorities and, most importantly, the audience for which it is intended. This course will help you to communicate your vision in an engaging way and to understand the . . .
Provider: Charity Village Ltd.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Planned Giving

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Launching a basic planned giving program can provide long-term security for your organization and ensure you’re not missing the opportunity to meaningfully engage your donors in supporting your work. This course provides you the information you need to get started!
Learning Objectives
Understand the . . .
Provider: Charity Village Ltd.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Event Planning

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Looking for ways to attract new donors, increase public awareness for your organization and educate your audience about your cause? Hosting an event is a great way to do just that! This course is designed to help you be successful in planning your event so you can reap the many tangible and . . .
Provider: Charity Village Ltd.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Volunteer Engagement

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course provides an introduction to the field of volunteer engagement and introduces you to a range of tools, studies, and guides for those who are interested in developing, reviewing, or redesigning a volunteer engagement program.
Learning Objectives
Understand the foundation for volunteer . . .
Provider: Charity Village Ltd.
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Receipting Charitable Gifts (Canada)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Not sure how to establish the fair market value of that donated painting? Fretting over the charitable receipt amount for your next golf tournament or gala? Receipting Charitable Gifts in Canada answers these and many other common questions about receipting policies so you no longer have to worry if . . .
Provider: Charity Village Ltd.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Activating the Collective Power of Latino Engagement and Giving – A Virtuous Circle

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
There is a vibrant tradition of giving among Latinos in the United States, but the philanthropic and nonprofit communities have not been able to engage Latinos successfully. With a buying power of $1.4 trillion dollars, the potential for investment and impact is huge; however, given the . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Free Nonprofit Webinar: Start a Monthly Donor Program NOW. 7 Reasons why you can’t afford to wait! (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: If you’re hesitant or unsure about monthly donors, this FREE webinar recording will answer the questions you, your boss, or board may still have about the value of adding a monthly donor program to your revenue stream.
The presenter, Erica Waasdorp, has worked with organizations of all sizes in . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Making the Case for Investing in Your Greatest Asset: Non-Profit People

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Behavioral Economics: The Science Behind What Makes People Want to Give

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: TNP Online Workshop
Background
– The science of fundraising is a hot topic among the nonprofit community. Through the use of scientific theories and availability of advanced measurement tools, nonprofits can be more efficient and effective than ever before at making each dollar invested towards . . .
Provider: TopNonprofits
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Sell Event Sponsorships over the Phone for Beginners: From Cold Calls to Close (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instant Access! Recorded Webinar Description
A Whopping 90% of the People Who Attended This Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
The telephone is an essential part of any event sponsorship strategy…but very often nonprofits are afraid to make that call. By learning how to use the phone well, . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Reframing the Story: Investment in Black Men And Boys is Vital to Whole Community Health

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
The ecosystem of nonprofit organizations in the United States is growing at a rapid rate, and the assets of philanthropic institutions continue to grow as well. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been invested by philanthropy into many of these nonprofit institutions in the name of . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Create a Development Plan That Works

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Wonder why your developments plans never get implemented? Often plans sit on a shelf, or in a computer file, never to be seen again, because the right people were not involved, the goals were not clear, there were no measurable action steps in place, and/or there were no metrics in place to measure . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Build Donor Relationships that Lead to Major Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: There are lots of courses out there on major gifts, many focusing on how to make the ask. We’ll cover that in this course as well, but here’s what makes our course different: We focus on building relationships that lead to major gifts. In this six-lesson Course you will learn how to:
• Develop . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Raise More Money from Your Business Community

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: There is a huge untapped source just waiting for you to raise big bucks. And it might not be the usual suspects. We’ll dispel the Willie Sutton Philosophy of Fundraising. In this six-lesson course you will learn:
• How to build relationships with business leaders
• How to present your case to . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do It!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: What do think of when you hear the words, “capital campaign?” The Pain part? The mystery of rocket science? The disruption of your daily fundraising efforts? In this eight-lesson course, we’ll take the pain out of your campaign and give you everything you need to know. In this course you will . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Nonprofit Consulting: Get Started, Get Clients, Grow and Evolve

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you a new fundraising consultant, thinking about becoming one, or have you been consulting for years, but still need to know how to market, promote, and sell your services and how to grow your business? In this four-lesson course you will learn:
• How to structure your business
• How to choose . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You Crazy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Thinking about a career in fundraising, already in the field but need to know how to succeed at it or looking to hire a fundraising person and are not sure what to look for. You’re not crazy, trust me! This course will cover what type of fundraising jobs are out there, what you need to land a job, . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Build a Great Board

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: We all want a five-star board. But how do we get there? It starts with the recruitment process, assessing your board’s needs, and finding the right people to serve. It continues with developing board leaders who strive for excellence and understand the importance of assessing their own effectiveness . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Tell Your Story Right: Create a Compelling Case for Support

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you caught up in all the hype about story-telling? It’s important how you tell your story, but first you need to create the story you want to tell! This course is designed to help you create a case that will help you tell your story to various audiences and persuade them to support your . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Leadership and Management

Build a Dream Team of Volunteers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: If you are involving volunteers in any form of fundraising, you’re one step ahead. But for many organizations, fundraising volunteers are only involved in special events and menial support tasks. This four-lessons course will help you involve volunteers in more meaningful fundraising role. You will . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Do It Right

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: It is amazing how many nonprofits don’t even have a strategic plan or haven’t looked at their plan in months or even years. The reasons for this vary but most often no one wants the responsibility of coordinating the planning effort, they feel it takes too much time, or that the plan is perceived as . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Board Bound Leadership

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: For board members. Teach your board members what their roles are in leadership, governance, assessment, and fundraising. Eight session they can take on their lunch hour!
Lesson Summary
Lesson 1. Leadership
• Leadership vs. governance
• You as a leader
• Transition from the for-profit world to the . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

The Leaky Bucket: What’s Wrong with Your Fundraising and You Can Fix It

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: We’ll look at nine critical aspects of managing the fundraising process, what you, and most nnprofts, are doing wrong, and how you can get on the track to success.
Lesson Summary
Lesson 1 Introduction to the Leaky Bucket
• What is the Leaky Bucket Assessment Tool
• What does it show us about . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Identifying and Strengthening Donor Relationships – ALDE Webinar With Andy Canada and Tim Ardillo

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising at your nonprofit relies on your ability to successfully shepherd donor relationships through the five-step process of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. We will share best practices and real-world experiences to help you strengthen donor . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses – ALDE Webinar With Jay Wilkinson

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: There is more power and leverage in one email subscriber than 100 Facebook likes or 50 Twitter followers if email marketing is done right. Problem is, 9 out of 10 nonprofits don’t do it right. In this educational session, we will share the secrets of email marketing geniuses, including:
• The 5 . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Gathering Fuel for Your Grants Program – ALDE Webinar With Martin Bimler

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Not all grants are equal and not every organization is ready to apply for a grant, but with some basic knowledge and a few simple guidelines your organization can tap into this often underused funding category. In this entry-level session you will gain the knowledge to help your organization become . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Creating an Effective Board – ALDE Webinar With Rich Duncan

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This presentation will delve into these burning questions: What constitutes a strong board member? What are the of mix of strengths you need on a board? What are the Dos and Don’ts? What should your expectations be of a Board Member and what should they, in-turn, expect from you? What should you be . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Navigating the Maze of Charitable Fundraising Compliance – ALDE Webinar With Tracy Boak

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Forty-three states and the District of Columbia regulate the solicitation of charitable donations. Those regulations are a moving target and their interpretation by regulators is often inconsistent. Keeping your fundraising activities out of jeopardy can be a daunting task. Tracy Boak, Partner at . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Sizzling Special Event Secrets: Raise Big Bucks Without Working Yourself Ragged – ALDE Webinar With Sandy Rees

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Most nonprofits do at least one special event per year, yet complain about how much work they are, then barely clear enough money to justify the investment. In this session, we’ll explore the four secrets to successful events that anyone can unlock, including how to pick the right event; leveraging . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Let Personalized, Donor-Centered Appeal Writing IGNITE Your Campaign – ALDE Webinar With Sue and Ron Rescigno

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Building a dependable culture of philanthropy demands a strong annual fund foundation. The annual fund appeal is at the very heart and soul of all giving initiatives as it drives enthusiasm and participation that allows your organization to effectively deliver its mission. This presentation presents . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Igniting Radical Generosity in Selfish Hearts and Skeptical Minds – ALDE Webinar With Matt Popovits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Matt Popovits is the pastor and planter of Our Saviour New York (OSNY), a family of neighborhood parishes in New York City. Planting and growing congregations within one of the world’s most secular and cost-prohibitive contexts requires an immense amount of resources — both spiritual and financial. . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

ALDE CFRE Study Days

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Study Days are a comprehensive overview of the fundraising profession and proper conduct therein. The sessions were originally designed to solely be a review course for those about to take the exam. But we’ve now found it provides an excellent introductory overview for those new to the field. . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Igniting Change Without Sparking Disaster – ALDE Webinar With Evan Moilan

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn from an expert in nonprofit change. Evan Moilan has been part of dramatic periods of change in the lives of four organizations, including the full re-missioning and rebranding of a 137-year-old social service agency, and the successful turnaround of an outdoor ministry near the brink of . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Millennial Donor Myths and Realities Straight From the Source – ALDE Webinar With Dirk Rinker

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Over the past three years, Campbell Rinker has interviewed thousands of millennial donors about why and how they give; who they give to; and what they get out of it. Join ALDE as Dirk Rinker discusses this unique generation; how they differ from their predecessors; and introduces you to some . . .
Provider: ALDE
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Emotional Intelligence for Gift Planners: Increase Your Job Satisfaction, Success and Productivity

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: To be most successful in your work as a charitable planner, you need more than technical know-how. You also need to be very strong in the range of competencies known as emotional intelligence. Emotions drive our behavior and influence the people we work with, both positively and negatively. . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Relationship Building

How To Start A Major Gifts Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Do you want to raise major gifts dollars but don’t know how? Are you struggling to start a major gifts program because you don’t know where to begin? Take this course to learn how to create a strong and successful major gifts program at your organization. Find out what components make a . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Muslim Philanthropy: An Act of Faith

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Position your charity to be more diverse and take a lead in promoting cross cultural and interreligious avenues to enhance your outreach. Learn about religious philanthropic traditions and charitable practices in Islam. As one of the largest global religions, and most misunderstood, this . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Use Data To Raise More Money from Corporations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Grantmaker Relationships – Expressing Next-Level Gratitude (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 90% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
This recorded course is brought to you by a GPA-approved trainer. Diane Leonard, GPC is 1 of only 25 GPA-approved trainers.
Grantmaker relationships are a critical element of a successful grant-seeking . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Make Your Charitable Estate Plan Great Again

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This session will focus on strategies, traps and solutions for charitable uses of retirement assets. We will first address the impact of the 2018 tax changes on charitable giving, with tax strategies for the 20 million households that will no longer get income tax savings from their charitable gifts . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Accepting Complex Gifts of Real Estate: A Builder’s Guide

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: At University of the Pacific, our Real Estate Gift Acceptance Procedure Manual was born out of necessity. This webinar will cover each phase of the acceptance process using examples from the recent gift of a retained estate for a term of years. We will take participants step by step from the . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

The Ethical Gift Planner: Avoiding Mistakes of Undue Influence Among an Aging Donor Base

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The number of Americans age 65 and older is projected to more than double over the next four decades, from 48 million today to 98 million by 2060. For charities, the demographics of our aging population are reflected in a similarly aging donor base. In order for charitable gift planners and other . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

A DAF’s Beauty is in the Eye of the Donor

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Donor Advised Funds have become one of the most popular vehicles utilized for philanthropic giving. Why is this occurring, and how can charities benefit from this mega-trend? We will explore these questions and more by reviewing current DAF “rules of the road,” examining the attraction of DAFs, and . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Moving from Tactics to Strategy: Finding the Secret Sauce for Your Gift Planning Marketing

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: With roughly 1.5 million charities marketing to donors, and so many nonprofit events crowding donor inboxes, it is difficult for nonprofit gift planning marketing to stand out. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to review your current gift planning marketing plan to avoid the most common pitfalls and . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Stuck in the Middle with You: Donor, Planner, Business Officer

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Artful negotiation doesn’t apply only to the closing of a great gift. Sometimes negotiating a complex, blended or even standard gift with internal partners can be an equal challenge. This webinar explores the important aspects of the gift process from the lens of the person making the gift, the . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

10 Strategies for Success with Digital Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Online Course: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Course Description:
Is the bond between youth development and resource development broken at your club? Is fundraising at your organization under-resourced, misunderstood or undervalued? Are your development operations set up for success? Is the program team at war with development? How do you get . . .
Provider: Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Include a Charity Webinar – Attracting Gifts in Wills Through Storytelling

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Storytelling is one of the best ways to create awareness about your cause, engage your supporters and inspire real social change.
Join this webinar to hear from Michael Johnston, Creative Director of video production company Momentary, as he shares with us the best ways to communicate your . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Gift In Wills Fundamentals – Online

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Want to learn how to grow a sustainable and life changing fundraising program for your organisation?
The Gifts in Wills Fundamentals course equips you with the tools to get started with an effective gifts in Wills fundraising program that can provide your organisation with a long-term financial . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Touch Points: Connecting with Donors between Asks (On-Demand)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Donors stop giving because they were never told that their
 gift made a difference. This course will show you how to 
create a steady stream of personalized, one-on-one touch points 
that inform donors how their gifts are making a difference,
 keeps them engaged, and shows gratitude. This course on
 . . .
Provider: Veritus Group
Program Category: Relationship Building

Gifts in Wills Special Interest Group: Round-table discussion

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: This Special Interest Group is open to all fundraising professionals who would like to network with fellow professionals in the industry, learn more about a specific gifts in Wills topic and have a taste of what Include a Charity offer.
This session involves a roundtable discussion on four different . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Master Program for Academic Advancement

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: This is a four-course program to be delivered on-site to a single client institution, and will be offered only to educational institutions or education-related organizations. Each course is a total of three hours, delivered in a seminar format, for a total program duration of 12 hours.
The primary . . .
Provider: Academic Advancement Partners
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

Include a Charity – Gifts in Wills 101

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: This is an opportunity for Include a Charity supporter charities only – and is open to anyone from supporter organisations – from Board, other fundraisers, program delivery to your donations processing team. The 2.5 workshop covers the latest research, the basics of setting up a program, the key . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (On-demand): Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series: Engaging Black Philanthropists

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Online webinar to learn how to build meaningful relationships with black donors and black communities.
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (On-demand): Cause Selling: The 8 Step Cycle That Fundraisers Need To Know

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Online webinar to learn the eight steps of the Cause Selling cycle.
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

FIA Webinar Series – Grow your volunteer base

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: From One person to more than 4000 volunteers in just 3 years, Rochelle will talk about how this was possible to achieve their immense impact on Ensuring women are afforded the dignity they deserve. In just 4 years they have collected 1.7 Million packets of pads and tampons, Invented & Installed . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

FDO Expert Certification Program – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
The FDO Expert course empowers users with the fund-amental prospect research skills required to win funding. Become a Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Expert. Learn how to research, prioritize, network with, and track potential funders like a pro. Estimated time for completion: 4 – 5 . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fundraising Communications 2: Donor Messages That Resonate

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You know what you’re trying to say to your donors and prospects—but how do you say it so it connects? What you need are a few good messages: resonant statements that stick in your donor’s head, phrases you’ll hear your Board members repeat in conversation, “a ha” moments that make your mission . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Webinar: Donor-Advised Funds: Latest Trends and Actionable Advice

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: About this webinar:
Donor-advised funds have soared in popularity over the past decade. What are the newest developments you should be aware of? How has tax reform affected donor-advised funds? And what are the nuances of relationship building with today’s DAF holder?
This webinar will explore the . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Online Giving & Marketing Strategies: What Works and What Doesn’t

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: About this webinar:
Are you unhappy with your organization’s online presence? Or curious about emerging and time-tested strategies that could boost your ROI?
This webinar will feature two online giving experts who will share best practices for nonprofits: what works now and what doesn’t work as much . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fundraising Communications 3: Engaging Volunteers with Your Case

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In major gift fundraising, your volunteer leaders can be your most effective ambassadors—but only if they feel confident sharing your case for support in their own words. The third webinar in our Fundraising Communications series will guide you through a range of tactics to help your volunteers take . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Volunteer Involvement

Fundraising Communications 4: Fundraising Materials that Work

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: What kinds of materials and resources will help your leaders, staff, and volunteers walk into donor conversations with confidence and communicate your message powerfully? In the fourth webinar in our Fundraising Communications series, we will guide you through communicating visually and verbally . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Fundraising Communications 5: Campaign Case Development and Communications

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A major campaign is more than just a fundraising strategy—it’s a statement about the future of your mission.
That’s why defining and communicating your campaign case for support is so important. A powerful case drives every other aspect of your campaign strategy—attracting the strongest volunteers, . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Using Data Visualization Best Practices to Connect with Donors

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Now more than ever, donors are focused on outcomes. They want to know how their dollars are making an impact and how your organization is moving the needle. What methods can you use to communicate your results clearly and effectively?
Enter data visualization. By placing the metrics you track in a . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Relationship Building

Catalysts for Change: Non Governing Boards as Pipelines for Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Leadership 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Engaging in board service is an invaluable opportunity to have substantial community impact and can be one of the most rewarding volunteer experiences. Non-governing boards, such as junior boards, young professional boards, or advisory councils, are creative tools for nonprofits to build . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Write an Awesome Annual Report With Gratitude and Impact (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Too often, we publish annual reports that are too long and too full of data people don’t want or need. An awesome Annual Report focuses on the heart of the mission showing how giving impacts the people and communities you serve. Donors, volunteers, grant makers, and other key stakeholders want to . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

GiftCollege 101: ACGA Rates – Current CGA

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The charitable gift annuity is a popular form of charitable life income arrangement, offering fixed payments for life. This episode features a discussion of how the payout rate is determined, followed by a detailed look at the rules surrounding charitable gift annuities.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Introduction to Proposal Writing – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:
• The basic elements of a . . .

Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Introduction to Finding Grants – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Are you new to the field of grantseeking?
Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.
You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:
Who funds nonprofits . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Corporate Sponsorship for Nonprofits: How To Put a Price Tag On What You Do – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – WEBINAR RECORDING
Success in the world of corporate sponsorship requires learning a whole new vocabulary and approach to development; even experienced fundraisers may be at a disadvantage when starting out. In this webinar, you’ll benefit from Michael Savino’s over twenty years of . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Financial Strategies for Nonprofits – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Nonprofit leaders need basic skills in financial management to maximize the use of charitable dollars. But how do nonprofits determine which financial standards are applicable to their work? And how can nonprofits learn how to implement effective financial processes? . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Making the Case: How to Position Research in Your Proposal – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
One of the essential components of any fundraising proposal is a compelling need statement. Building a compelling case demonstrates that you understand an issue and can communicate to funders exactly why your organization is prepared to make an impact. Research and . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

From Passion to Purpose: Starting a Nonprofit Career – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Whether you’re a student or seasoned professional, entering the nonprofit sector is no easy task. You may wonder if your skills directly translate to a helping role, or you may wonder about the risk of burnout. Join us as Nonprofit Career Coach Mark McCurdy shares tips . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Moving Your Board Beyond Events-Based Fundraising – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
When it comes to engaging board members in fundraising, special events are familiar territory. At their best, board members rally to find sponsors, sell tickets, and network like pros at the event itself. Afterwards, they may exhale and sit back for much of the year . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How to Supercharge Your Fundraising with a Donor Club – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 on the dollar level of their . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Government Funding – Part 1: Readiness, Research, and RFA Review – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Organizations seeking to diversify their funding may see government grants as the ideal option. But where does an organization even begin with government funding? Is it the right funding option for your organization? How is applying for federal funding different than . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Government Funding – Part 2: Writing the Proposal – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Organizations seeking to diversify their funding may see government grants as the ideal option. But where does an organization even begin with government funding? Is it the right funding option for your organization? How is applying for federal funding different than . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Diversity and Inclusion: Walking the Talk – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
According to the Pew Research Center, the United States will not have a single racial or ethnic majority by 2055. Increasing diversity will provide opportunities to create large-scale social change for leaders prepared to collaborate across differences. This kind of . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Use Data To Raise More Money from Corporations – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Start A Major Gifts Program – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Do you want to raise major gifts dollars but don’t know how? Are you struggling to start a major gifts program because you don’t know where to begin? Take this course to learn how to create a strong and successful major gifts program at your organization. Find out what components make a . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Should I Stay or Should I Grow? Nonprofits Weigh the Benefits of Scaling – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
More and more nonprofits find themselves struggling to respond to the challenges posed by climbing infrastructure costs. But funding for infrastructure is possible and we can teach you how to seek support for an infrastructure or capacity- building project at your . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Start Measuring Program and Organizational Impact – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
• Do you want to measure your impact but don’t know how to begin?
• Do you want to measure performance but don’t have the staff, time, or the budget?
• Do you ever feel like you’re wasting time, collecting data for funders, but see no benefit from it?
• Does measurement . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Loving Your Mid-Level Donors: Creating a Midlevel Donor Program – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Are you looking to improve donor retention? Does your organization want to increase contribution given per donor? Do you have a direct mail and major gifts programs, but lack a clear plan for the donors in between and need a balanced way to do more with this group? . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Build a Social Media Strategy – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

Your organization’s active presence on social media can be a powerful way to demonstrate your connection to your community, the efforts you are making toward accomplishing your mission, and the impact you have on the sector. Being engaged on social media can encourage funders, donors and . . .

Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Leveraging Leadership for Social Media Success – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
In this online course, we’ll show you how social media ambassadors can add value to your online activities, especially as it relates to fundraising. Leveraging Leadership for Social Media Success lets you learn at your own pace on your computer or mobile device.

Social media ambassadors . . .

Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Social Media for Leaders: Find Your Voice – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Being actively engaged on social media is fast becoming a required skill for social sector leaders. This means establishing your own personal presence on social media to advance your organization’s mission and goals.

If this is unfamiliar territory for you, this course will help prepare . . .

Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Creating a Sound Proposal Budget – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

The budget is often the most challenging part of a proposal, even for fundraisers who’ve mastered the “writing” part of the process.
To answer that challenge, we’ve created this online course to walk you through each step in preparing a project budget for your next grant proposal. With . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Online Proposal Writing Course – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

Learn How to Craft a Competitive Proposal!

Have you been tasked with writing a grant proposal but don’t know where to start and can’t get away for an in-person class? Foundation Center’s Online Proposal Writing Course lets you learn at your own pace without leaving your computer, or . . .

Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Storytelling for Social Media – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
In this course you’ll learn the fine art of storytelling, and how to effectively employ stories in your social media efforts. We’ll share many examples of stories featured on social media, as we demonstrate why storytelling is critical to your organization’s success, especially when it . . .
Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships with Funders – 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

The world of foundation fundraising is increasingly competitive, and it can be difficult to get a funder’s attention. You’re building strong, effective programs, doing your research, and sending in proposals to the funders that care about your work—what more could you be doing?

Have you . . .

Provider: Foundation Center
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 102: Gift Annuity – Deferred/Documents

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This episode examines the rules related to deferred charitable gift annuities and also includes a discussion of charitable gift annuity documents.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 103: Gift Annuity Disclosure/State Regulations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A discussion of federal and state regulation of charitable gift annuities.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 104: Gift Annuity Gifts/ Unrecovered Basis

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This episode takes a look at the rules that govern the gift of an annuity contract back to the issuing charity, followed by a discussion of unrecovered basis and its effects on the donor’s ability to take an additional deduction.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Craft a Winning Online Fundraising Plan

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The online fundraising landscape is constantly evolving, from new ways to engage supporters to advances that make the donation process that much simpler. So much changes each year, but one thing is certain: online giving is here to stay.
This webinar will explore the essential elements of an online . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Federal Grants 201: How to Feel Confident and Competitive as You Click Submit (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 89% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
This recorded course is brought to you by a GPA approved trainer. Diane Leonard, GPC is 1 of only 25 GPA approved trainers.
In this recorded nonprofit webinar, we will focus on strengthening the areas of . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Include a Charity – Gifts in Wills Training

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Learn about the latest research and why you should be investing in gifts in Wills; spend time looking at best practice programming and get the opportunity to ask questions and learn from your peers.
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Securing the Gift

GiftCollege 105: Gift Annuity Taxes/Appreciated Property

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover various taxes and tax deductions associated with charitable gift annuities and look at gift annuities funded with appreciated property.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 106: Flexible Gift Annuity

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore the flexible deferred gift annuity option and explain how donors can create testamentary gift annuities to benefit loved ones as part of an estate plan.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 107: Gift Annuity – Retirement/For Home

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain how to structure charitable gift annuities to benefit donors in their retirement years and illustrate a unique arrangement that combines a charitable life estate and a gift annuity.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 108: Testamentary Gift Annuity/Unitrust to Gift Annuity

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss how donors can use their IRAs to fund testamentary charitable gift annuities to provide for loved ones and will explain how donors who have charitable remainder unitrusts can rollover the income interest of the unitrust into a gift annuity.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 109: Bequests – Types and Deduction

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore different types of bequests, estate plans, QTIP trusts and explain how donors may receive charitable estate tax deductions for charitable gifts in a will or trust.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 110: Bequests – IRAs/Disclaimers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain what income in respect of a descendent (IRD) assets are, how they are transferred, the tax implications of transferring IRD assets and how beneficiaries and spouses can properly disclaim inherited assets.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Giving USA National 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: On June 18th, Giving USA will release its annual report on philanthropy, publishing in-depth research on the who, what, and where of giving in 2018. To mark the release, Campbell & Company will host events across the country, providing a platform for fundraising and nonprofit professionals to . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift

How to Build a Major Gift Qualification Plan

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: As philanthropy becomes an increasingly important revenue source for nonprofits and more frequent campaigns become a consistent element of the environment, development shops face a big challenge: bring in more and more fundraising dollars while guarding against donor fatigue. A strong major donor . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Capital Campaigns

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A capital campaign is a fundraising campaign administered specifically to raise money for capital projects, such as building projects, renovation, property acquisition, or to otherwise provide for capital improvements or purchases. In this webinar, CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, will walk through the . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Charitable Bequest Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, CCCC’s Barry Bussey will discuss the process for setting up a charitable bequest program and consider why charities may want to explore this option for themselves.
This webinar will help participants to
 develop an understanding of a charitable bequest;
 consider the benefits for . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Charitable Gift Planning in Canada

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, Barry Bussey explores the process of planning charitable gifts in Canada.
This session will help participants to
 acquire an understanding of a “planned gift”;
 consider basic tax treatments when giving a current or deferred charitable gift;
 become familiar with several gift . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Charitable Gifts, Grants, and Services

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: As stewards, it’s a charity’s responsibility to work hard, to seek financial assistance diligently, and to manage God’s resources wisely. In this webinar, CCCC’s Director of Legal Affairs, Derek Ross, will consider a number of ways that charities can seek funding to carry out their mission.
This . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Cultivating a Culture of Generosity

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, as he explores current giving trends and discusses how to build relationships and develop generosity among donor communities.
This webinar will help participants to
 assess current donor research in North America;
 design a program for cultivating generosity among . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Fundraising and Liability

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Charities face an element of risk in just about anything they do. Risk is simply and everyday part of running a charity, and fundraising is no exception. In this webinar, CCCC’s Director of Legal Affairs, Derek Ross, will walk through the most common areas of fundraising liability and discuss ways . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Fundraising Events

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising events require many hours of hard work, but a solid plan of action and a thoughtfully mobilized team of volunteers can help you to create a memorable experience and meet your fundraising goals. Join CCCC’s Natasha Lichti as she walks through the basics of planning a fundraising event . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Gifts-in-Kind and Planned Giving Donations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Not all charitable gifts consist of cash donations. Non-cash gifts, such as real estate, equipment, or cultural property, are commonly gifted to charities. However, there are a variety of questions you should consider before deciding to accept such gifts. In this webinar, Derek Ross, CCCC’s Director . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Giving Channels and Approaches

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Advances in technology have ushered in a variety of creative and convenient giving methods, such as PayPal, pre-authorized debit programs, crowdfunding, and giving kiosks. However, traditional offline giving channels still yield significant contributions. In this webinar, CCCC’s COO, Heather Card, . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Legal Statutory Provisions Affecting Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Charities should strive to be exemplary in every way, including the manner in which they fundraise. In this webinar, Derek Ross, CCCC’s Director of Legal Affairs, will introduce the key rules and regulations that Canadian fundraisers need to know.
This webinar will help participants to
 understand . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Program and fundraising evaluation form the essential foundation of your charity’s accountability program. In this webinar, CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, will walk you through the process of measuring fundraising effectiveness so that your charity can become a better steward of its resources.
This . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Must-Have Stewardship Policies

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join Gil Langerak as he walks through the top four “must-have” stewardship policies for every charity.
This webinar will help participants to understand and implement the following policies:
 The Gift Acceptance and Valuation Policy;
 The Personal Stewardship Code of Ethics;
 The Ethical . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Ethics and Accountability

Regulation of Charities, Giving, and Fundraising: An Introduction

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Registered charities are granted two benefits associated with their status: they pay no tax on income and they are authorized to issue official donation receipts. For these privileges, registered Canadian charities are subject to considerable oversight by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). In this . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Stewardship & Fundraising for Christian Ministries – Series One & Series Two

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Stewardship & Fundraising for Christian Ministries – Series One
This nine-part webinar series provides a biblical perspective on stewardship and fundraising and a comprehensive foundation in Canadian charity law.
Whether you are a small church considering a building fund campaign or a large . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Stewardship and Online Communication

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The careful stewardship of a charity’s time, words, and images can create a powerful impact online. Even though much of today’s online communication is characterized by spontaneity, most of your success on the web will depend on careful planning and intentional decision-making. Join CCCC’s Natasha . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The Development Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this webinar, CCCC’s CEO, John Pellowe, will provide a Christian perspective on fundraising so that you can discern the differences between Christian and secular fundraising, appreciate the range of fundraising activities available to you, and gain some ideas to help you successfully build your . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Wills, and Estates

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: As some of your donors approach the end of their lives, they may be motivated to make a large donation specifically to your charity. Join CCCC’s Barry Bussey as he outlines the key things you need to know to prepare for these situations.
This webinar will help participants to understand the basic . . .
Provider: Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Ethics and Accountability

GiftCollege 111: Life Estate Home—MIT

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain how donors can deed a personal residence or farm to charity and reserve lifetime use through a charitable life estate. It will also describe what should be included on the maintenance, insurance and taxes (“MIT”) agreement, which defines the responsibilities of the donor as . . .
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 112: Life Estate Rollover – Taxes

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will provide options for a donor who has already established a charitable life estate but who no longer desires to remain living in the home. The second part of this course will discuss income, gift and estate tax deductions for the gift of a remainder interest in a home or farm.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 113: Revocable Trust Liquidity- Charity

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss revocable trusts, provide case studies and explain how donors can name charities as remainder beneficiaries of living trusts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 114: Unitrust Duration—Four-Tier

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain unitrust duration and recipient options as well as provide information about the four-tier method of trust accounting for unitrust distributions.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 115: Unitrust Payouts—Types

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover the various rules related to unitrust payouts and compare the four different types of unitrusts – Standard Unitrust, Net Income Plus Makeup Unitrust (NIMCRUT), Net Income Only Unitrust (NICRUT) and FLIP Unitrust.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 116: Unitrust Trustee—Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss trustee options for charitable remainder unitrusts, explain the trustee?s responsibilities and compliance requirements and examine a case study. This course will also explain how donors can make gifts of their unitrust income interests to charity and receive charitable . . .
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 117: Unitrust Docs—Reformation

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain charitable remainder unitrust document requirements and provide instances where a unitrust document may be reformed.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 118: Unitrust Taxes—Investments

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover the deductions and potential tax implications of establishing and receiving payments from a charitable unitrust. This program will also provide information on permissible unitrust investments and unitrust investment strategies.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 119: Unitrust Education—FLIP

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain how a term of years unitrust can be structured to provide a child or grandchild with financial support for education. This course will also provide strategies for unitrusts that are established to provide income during retirement years or that are funded with real estate.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 120: Unitrust and Sale / IRA to Testamentary Unitrust

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain how a donor can sell part of his or her property for cash and transfer part of the property to a charitable remainder trust. The second part of this program will explain how an IRA can be transferred to a testamentary unitrust at death to provide for family members.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 121: Stretch IRA/Unitrust and Tandem Unitrust/Lead Trust

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain how the beneficiary of an inherited IRA can stretch out the IRA distributions and compare this option to the “Stretch Unitrust.” The second part of this course will describe how a charitable remainder trust and a charitable lead trust can work in tandem to provide for family . . .
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 122: Annuity Trust Duration and Four-Tier Trust Accounting

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will provide information regarding permissible annuity trust duration and recipient options. This course will also explain the four-tier method of trust accounting for annuity trust distributions.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 123: Annuity Trust Payouts and the 5% Probability Test

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover the various rules related to annuity trust payouts and explain the 5% Probability Test and the 10% Termination Test.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 124: Annuity Trust Trustees and Annuity Trust Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss who may serve as trustee of a charitable remainder annuity trust, the trustee’s responsibilities and compliance requirements and examine a case study. This course will also explain how donors can make gifts of their annuity trust income interests to charity and receive . . .
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 125: Annuity Trust Document/Reformation

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain annuity trust document requirements and provide instances where an annuity trust document may be reformed.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 126: Annuity Trust – Education and Taxes

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain how a term of years annuity trust can be structured to provide a child or grandchild with financial support for education. This course will also cover the deductions and potential tax implications of establishing and receiving payments from a charitable annuity trust.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 127: Living Lead Trusts For Family or Grantor

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will introduce the two basic types of living charitable lead trusts, discuss the income tax implications of family lead trusts and explain how grantor lead trusts are structured, taxed and operated.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 128: Super Grantor Lead Trusts/Lead Annuity Trusts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss the Super Grantor Lead Trust, also referred to as the Defective Grantor Lead Trust. The second part of this course will provide information about lead annuity trusts and how they can be used to pass substantial assets through to family.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 129: Lead Trust UT/Gift-Estate Tax

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will provide information about lead unitrusts and explain the possible deductions that a donor may receive when establishing a charitable lead trust.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 130: Lead Trust Income/GST Tax

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss the income tax implications for charitable lead annuity trusts and explain when generation-skipping transfer taxes could be applicable in the lead trust context.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 131: Double Discount Living Lead Trusts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain the double discount lead trust, which involves both a family limited partnership and a charitable lead annuity trust. The second part of this course will examine a case study and discuss how a living lead trust can be used to pass assets to family members.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 132: Lead Trust EZ/Tandem UT-LT

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine two lead trust applications. First, the course will explain how a lead trust may be structured to make payments for the lesser of life or a term of years. The course will then describe how a charitable remainder trust and a charitable lead trust can work in tandem to provide . . .
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 133: Lead Trust Layered—GSTT

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain how layering multiple lead trusts can be a powerful strategy for moving assets through to family members and spreading out an inheritance. This course will also look at how generation-skipping transfer taxes are calculated and examine a case study where multiple lead trusts . . .
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 134: Public Stock/Family Business

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will look at charitable gifts of public stock, including outright gifts of stock and transferring stock to a charitable remainder unitrust or gift annuity. The second part of this course will explain charitable options for gifts of family business stock, including outright gifts and . . .
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 135: Family-Owned Stock Gifts/Gifts of Stock to Private Foundations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss gifts of family owned stock to children and public charities and explain the rules and requirements for gifts of stock to private foundations.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 136: Incentive Stock Options/Non-Qualified Stock Options

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain incentive stock options and nonqualified stock options. This course will also discuss tax implications of exercising the option, transfer limitations and planned giving strategies.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 137: Bequest of Stock Options/Testamentary Unitrust

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss the tax implications of leaving stock options to family members and examine how a testamentary charitable remainder trust can be funded with stock options and provide an inheritance to family.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 138: IRA Payouts to Owner or Children

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain the rules that apply to IRA distributions and how distribution amounts are calculated. This course will also discuss how IRAs can be transferred to spouses and children upon the death of the IRA owner.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 139: IRA Bequests/Spousal UT

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will look at who may be named as a beneficiary of an IRA, the tax benefits of leaving an IRA to charity and how an IRA can be transferred to a unitrust and make payments to a spouse upon the death of the IRA owner.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 140: IRA to Unitrust to Children/Net Unrealized Appreciation Unitrust

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will begin by describing how an IRA can be transferred to a charitable unitrust and make payments to children upon the death of the IRA owner. The second part of this course will discuss charitable solutions for employee stock where there is net unrealized appreciation.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 141: Qualified Replacement Property Unitrust/IRA Charitable Rollovers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will begin by looking at employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and charitable solutions for qualified replacement property. The second part of this course will discuss the IRA charitable rollover and examine various donor profiles for IRA rollover gifts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 142: Real Estate Gifts/Debt-Encumbered Property

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore the rules, benefits and challenges of real estate gifts, including the valuation and treatment of debt encumbered property.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 143: Real Estate Gift Environmental Issues/Gifts of Home or Farm

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will touch on environmental issues that may arise from real estate gifts and offer a few suggestions for gift acceptance policies. This course will also discuss life estate reserved gifts of farms or personal residences.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 144: Real Estate to Fund Charitable Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will address how to use real estate to fund charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities, charitable lead trusts and pooled income funds.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 145: Charitable Gifts of Inventory

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss charitable gifts of inventory, including enhanced charitable deductions for specific donations and qualified research property.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 146: Inventory Gifts to a Unitrust

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine the rules for gifts of inventory and the benefits of funding charitable remainder unitrusts with inventory. This course will also touch on the distinction between dealers and investors and how this classification impacts donors’ charitable gifts of inventory.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 147: Subchapter C Corporation Sale and Unitrust

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explain the sale and unitrust plan using subchapter C corporation assets and stock. This course will also include steps that can be taken in order to avoid a prearranged sale when transferring subchapter C corporation assets or stock to a charitable remainder trust.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 148: C Corp CRT–Bailout

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss outright gifts of subchapter C corporation assets to charities and to charitable remainder unitrusts. This course will also examine subchapter C corporation bailouts using charitable remainder unitrusts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 149: Subchapter C Corporation Charitable Gift Annuities/Tangible Personal Property

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will address subchapter C corporation bailouts using charitable gift annuities. This course will also review charitable gifts of tangible personal property.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 150: Tangible Personal Property Gifts–UT

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine categories of tangible personal property and different methods of donating tangible personal property, including outright gifts and charitable remainder unitrusts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 151: Valuation of Tangible Personal Property and Life Insurance

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss the valuation requirements for charitable donations of tangible personal property and life insurance, including qualified appraisal requirements and appraiser qualifications.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 152: Life Insurance Premium Deductions.–Charity Beneficiary

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore the rules for donations of life insurance premiums and the benefits of naming a charity as beneficiary of a life insurance policy.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 153: Form 8283/Life Insurance to Fund CRT/CGA

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will touch on the special substantiation rules for life insurance gifts and will explore the benefits of using a life insurance policy to fund charitable remainder trusts and charitable gift annuities.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 154: Art Gifts–Partial Interests

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will address charitable gifts of art, including ordinary income and capital gain classifications of art and partial interest gifts of art.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 155: Charitable Gifts of Art to Unitrusts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine the definitions of related use and unrelated use for charitable gifts of art. This course will also discuss the benefits of transferring gifts of art to charitable remainder trusts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 156: Art Valuation–C Corps

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss the valuation of charitable gifts of art. This course will also examine the tax regime and general structure of subchapter C corporations.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 157: LLC Tax/UBI Lease Option

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore the basic structure of limited liability companies (LLCs). This course will discuss how unrelated business taxable income may limit certain charitable gifts of LLCs and offer a potential solution through a lease option.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 158: Self-Dealing/Sale and UT (LLCs)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine possible challenges that may arise when gifting limited liability companies (LLCs) to charity through charitable remainder trusts or as outright gifts and will offer strategies to overcome these obstacles. The second half of this course will explain the sale and unitrust . . .
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 159: Patents/Copyrights

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will provide an overview of patents and copyrights and discuss how to value charitable income tax deductions for gifts of patents and copyrights to charity.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 160: Trademarks/ IP Royalties

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore trademarks and royalty interests, explain how these assets can be donated to charity and look at how to determine the charitable income tax deduction for these gifts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 161: Sole Proprietorships/Lease & Debt

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover how sole proprietorships are operated and taxed, discuss common challenges to charitable gifts of proprietorships and offer solutions to these obstacles.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 162: Self-Dealing/Sale and UT (Proprietorships)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will touch on self-dealing issues that may arise in the context of proprietorships and discuss the benefits of a combination of a sale and unitrust.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 163: Gift Annuity Bailout/Savings Bonds (Proprietorships)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will address proprietorship bailouts using charitable gift annuities. This course will also explore different types of savings bonds.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 164: Life/Death Savings Bonds

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will touch on transfers during life and testamentary transfers of savings bonds.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 165: Subchapter S Corporation Tax/Charitable Sub S

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will review the basic rules of subchapter S corporations and discuss outright charitable gifts of subchapter S corporations.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 166: Subchapter S Stock to Unitrust/S Option Grant

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore the consequences of transferring subchapter S corporation stock to charitable remainder trusts and offer alternative charitable giving options.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 167: Subchapter S to Unitrust/Subchapter S to Subchapter C

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss charitable gifts of subchapter S corporation assets to charitable remainder trusts. This course will also touch on converting a subchapter S corporation into a subchapter C corporation and the benefits of this conversion.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 168: Subchapter S UBI/Self-Dealing

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine unrelated business taxable income issues related to gifts of subchapter S corporation assets and offer a solution through the use of a lease. This course will also discuss self-dealing and offer tips on how to avoid self-dealing.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 169: Subchapter S Lead Trusts/Tax Deductions

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will address the different types of charitable lead trusts and the benefits of funding a lead trust with subchapter S stock. This course will also explore the charitable deduction rules related to gifts of subchapter S corporations.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 170: Pooled Income Funds – Requirements and Valuation

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will provide an overview of pooled income funds, including the basic requirements, valuation and taxation of pooled income funds.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 171: Pooled Income Funds – Securities and Administration

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine the effects of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulation on pooled income funds and will also explore the topic of pooled income fund administration.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 172: Pooled Income Funds Terminations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore options for termination of pooled income funds, first from the perspective of the donor and then from the charity’s perspective.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 173: Debt-Encumbered Property-5 & 5 Rule/Debt and UT

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover gifts of debt-encumbered property to charity, beginning with a discussion of acquisition indebtedness and the 5 & 5 Rule followed by an exploration of debt and charitable remainder unitrusts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 174: Debt-Encumbered Property Solutions/CERCLA

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine solutions for donors with debt-encumbered property and will also explore the rules related to real property with environmental waste issues.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 175: Real Property Gifts – Policies/Environmental Checklist

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover gift acceptance policies and checklists related to gifts of real property with environmental issues.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

May Gifts in Wills Special Interest Group: Round-table discussion

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: This session will involve a roundtable discussion with the following topics:
– Internal Engagement
– Gifts in Wills Days
– Supporter Surveys
– Facebook
Provider: FIA
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

GiftCollege 176: Excess Business Holdings

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore the rules and exceptions related to excess business holdings.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 177: Excess Business Holdings – Lead Trusts/Unitrusts/Annuity Trusts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will first examine the excess business holdings rules related to charitable lead trusts and then will discuss business planning with charitable remainder trusts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 178: Jeopardizing Charitable Investments/Exceptions

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore the rules and exceptions related to jeopardizing charitable investments of private foundations and charitable remainder trusts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 179: Assignment of Income/Real Estate Sales

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss several cases related to assignment of income and will also explore strategies for the sale of real estate without engaging in a prearranged sale.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 180: C Corp Sale/Risk Disclosure

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover the risk of prearranged sales related to C corporations and real estate transfers and will also discuss risk disclosure and safety steps that can be taken.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 181: Gift or Not?/When To Deduct?

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss basic information surrounding charitable gifts, including what constitutes a tax-deductible charitable gift, the benefits a donor may receive in exchange for a gift and the timing of a charitable gift for deduction purposes.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 182: Charitable Gift Deduction Limits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine the deduction limits for charitable gifts and will also explore situations in which charitable deductions must be reduced.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 183: Partial Interest Gifts/State Credits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will touch on the rules for charitable gifts of partial interests and will explore state tax deductions and credits.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 184: Gift Taxes/Annual Exclusion

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will provide an overview of the federal gift tax and the annual exclusion rules.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 185: Gift Exemption/Charitable Deductions

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss the gift tax exemption, unlimited gift tax deductions and charitable gift tax deductions.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 186: Marital Deduction/Gift Tax Form 709

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover the marital gift tax deduction, walk through how to calculate gift tax and discuss Form 709, Gift Tax Return.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 187: Estate Tax/Applicable Exclusion

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will provide an overview of the federal estate tax, the unified credit amount and the applicable exclusion amount.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 188: Estate Deduction/Marital Deduction

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss charitable estate deductions, the marital deduction and marital portability.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 189: Disclaimers/Estate Tax Form 706

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will explore disclaimers of estate gifts, walk through how to calculate estate tax and discuss Form 706, Estate Tax Return.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 190: GSTT/Exclusion & Exemption

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will provide an overview of the generation-skipping transfer tax (GSTT), including the related exclusion and exemption.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 191: Inclusion Ratio/Lead Annuity Trust GSTT

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover the inclusion ratio and applicable fraction for generation-skipping transfer tax (GSTT) rates. This course will also examine the use of a charitable lead annuity trust as a planning mechanism for GSTT, including a case study of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis charitable lead . . .
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 192: Lead Unitrust GSTT/Fair Market Value

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss the use of a charitable lead unitrust when planning for generation-skipping transfer tax issues. This course will also explore the valuation of various types of charitable gifts at fair market value.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 193: Form 8283, Appraisals/Discounts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover gift valuations, including qualified appraisals, Form 8283, Noncash Charitable Contributions, Form 8282, Donee Information Return and valuation discounts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 194: Gift Substantiation/Gift Premiums

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine the requirements for substantiation of charitable gifts and will explore gift premiums, also called token gifts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 195: Quid Pro Quo/Property Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will review “quid pro quo” gifts and special substantiation requirements for certain charitable gifts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 196: Bargain Sale/Mortgages

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover bargain sale gifts to charity, including considerations arising from bargain sales of debt-encumbered property.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 197: Gift/Sale of Land or Stock

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will examine the use of a combination of a charitable gift and a partial sale with real estate and stock.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 198: Gift of Appreciated Property/Insurance Trust

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will discuss gifts of appreciated assets. This course will also explore gifts of appreciated assets with irrevocable life insurance trusts.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 199: Interest-Free Loans/Loans of Art

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover the rules for interest-free loans and will also discuss loans of art to charity.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 199: Interest-Free Loans/Loans of Art

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will cover the rules for interest-free loans and will also discuss loans of art to charity.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

GiftCollege 200: AT-SEC Exemption/LT-SEC Exemption

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course will review the Philanthropy Protection Act and the charitable exemption from Securities and Exchange Commission regulations.
Provider: Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Create and Use Nonprofit Dashboards (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 86% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Please note this is a beginner level webinar recording. If you have very advanced Excel skills you may or may not benefit from the webinar and the Excel bonus materials!
During this recorded nonprofit . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Skills for Overcoming Burnout – Refueling the Fire

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Too often, the fire that fuels those of us working in the social sector ends up becoming the fire that burns us out. Across the nonprofit world, organizations are perpetuating unhealthy work cultures, getting mired in conflict and divisions, and struggling to respond to systemic issues . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Shifting the Narrative to Advance Racial Equity – Video

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Foundations and nonprofits alike often struggle to communicate effectively about the importance of racial equity in their work. That task has become even more difficult in the current political and social environment in the United States, which is often dominated by division, . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (On-demand): Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series: Engaging Black Philanthropists

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Online webinar to learn how to build meaningful relationships with black donors and black communities.
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (On-demand): Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series: Prospecting for Diverse Major Donors

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Wealth and philanthropy are changing today in the US. Yet most nonprofits ignore or are unaware of the possibilities of major donors of color in their communities. We still labor under assumptions and implicit bias that create self perpetuating outcomes in major giving. This seminar will help you . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (On-demand): Thought Leader Series: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit with Beth Kanter

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Nonprofit professionals work hard every day with limited resources which can result in burnout if they do not embrace self-care and the organization does not nurture a culture of well-being in the nonprofit workplace.
This webinar is about how and why it is important to treat self-care and . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (On-demand): The Missing Link in Your 2019 Digital Fundraising Strategy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join marketing expert and instructor Francisco Martinez to explores the keys for building and executing a results-driven Nonprofit Social Media Strategy in 2019.
In this webinar, you’ll learn how to set goals for your nonprofit’s social media strategy that map to organizational goals such as donor . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (On-demand): Set Yourself Up for Success with Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Donations to Peer to Peer fundraising campaigns now account for more than 1/3 of all online giving, driven by peer to peer’s popularity among younger supporters and the rise of social media. Whether you’re looking to expand your donor base, grow awareness for your mission, or give your supporters a . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

FIA Monthly Webinar Series – Introduction to How to Network on LinkedIn to Get More of the Clients You Deserve

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Leverage the deep knowledge of one of Australia’s leading independent LinkedIn training specialists, Karen Hollenbach. Understand how to develop your personal brand and discover your impact and how to leverage your influence both internally and externally.
Karen will help you to:
– Understand the . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

FIA Monthly Webinar Series – GivingTuesday Australia

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: GivingTuesday is a global movement, with more than 50 participating countries around the world celebrating generosity on a single day each year. This year, GivingTuesday Australia is expanding rapidly, and there’s an unique opportunity for Australian organisations to help shape the movement, and . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

PHDE 6101: Planned Giving Basics

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The course covers theories and strategies necessary for establishing and developing effective planned giving programs.
Provider: LaGrange College
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

From Preparedness to Recovery: Fundraising for Natural Disasters – On Demand

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
When disasters strike, people immediately come together to help the affected communities. For many, this aid comes in the form of monetary donations. But did you know that most of these contributions cease within a few weeks? Long-term recovery takes years, which means it’s imperative to . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (On-demand): The Millennial MGO: How to be Successful When Everyone Sees You As Their Kid

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Overview: Millennials have officially surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living generation in the United States. From trendy coffee shops to taking selfies, other generations have their stereotypes of Millennials, and publications routinely claim to have the newest formula for managing . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Leadership and Management

WEBINAR (On-demand): The Millennial MGO: How to be Successful When Everyone Sees You As Their Kid

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Overview: Millennials have officially surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living generation in the United States. From trendy coffee shops to taking selfies, other generations have their stereotypes of Millennials, and publications routinely claim to have the newest formula for managing . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Leadership and Management

How to Experiment—Crafting Messages that Motivate Donors

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Gift planners from successful organizations have made some game-changing discoveries through marketing experiments. Find out what worked for them, but you don’t need copy their strategies. Patrick will show you how to run your own experiments, even with limited resources and a small audience. You’ll . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

How to Control Charitable Life Insurance Policies

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Somewhere in the portfolio of planned gifts, most charitable organizations have one or more life insurance policies. Most are forgotten, neglected or ignored and sometimes the charity is not even aware of their existence. They come from a variety of sources: well-intentioned supporters, insurance . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

How to Run an Estate Resolution Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Frontline fundraisers do a wonderful job of securing bequest gifts, but what happens when it’s time for the commitment to turn into dollars? We’ll share the purposes, plans and procedures we used to create a dedicated estate resolution program at Mayo Clinic. You’ll learn how to promote the program . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Blended Gifts: How to Guide Your Donor’s Philanthropic Journey

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Two seasoned gift planners share mini-cases featuring the donors who helped them see the true potential of blended gifts. These are people who aren’t inspired by the typical “asks” and may not even think of themselves as philanthropists. They’re hoping for big impact, but they don’t have the means . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Your Fundraising Roadmap

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Your Fundraising Roadmap
A complete course covering every aspect of fundraising
In this course, we cover everything from what fundraising is and why it’s important to how to evaluate your fundraising efforts and take it to the next level. This course is for those who are new to the fundraising . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Part 1 – Is Your Advocacy Making a Difference? A Framework for Evaluating Your Campaign

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
In this recorded webinar, we’ll look at the challenges for evaluating advocacy, and ways to apply general evaluation methods successfully. We will introduce a framework that will help you track progress even when there are setbacks. We’ll also share guidelines for how to make sure you are . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

GOV: Leadership and Governance In Nonprofit Organizations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

DON: Building Beneficial Donor Relationships that Last

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building

FIN: Financial Management for the Nonfinancial Manager

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

FUND: Creating and Managing Fundraising Plans: Produce Ownership and Results

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

GRANT: Step By Step: How to Write a Winning Grant Proposal Week

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

PROG: Aligning Efforts to Outcomes: Effective Program Design and Evaluation

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

MGR: Managing Oneself and Maximizing Your Team

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

OPS: Fundamentals of Operations Management and Organizational Effectiveness

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

MKTG: Marketing Management

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

SOC: Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits Week

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

SM: Strategic Management: Planning for Today’s Realities and Tomorrow’s Probabilities

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

NPT: Nonprofits Today: Understanding the Changing Landscape

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit . . .
Provider: UIC Extended Campus
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Grant Writing 201: Making Your Grant Application Stand Out (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 85% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
This recorded course is brought to you by a Grant Professional Certified (1 of less than 400 in the world). Diane H. Leonard, GPC is also 1 of only 25 GPA-approved trainers.
In this recorded nonprofit . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Master Nonprofit Grants: Strategy, Calendars, and Teams (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course is brought to you by a Grant Professional Certified (1 of less than 400 in the world!). Diane Leonard, GPC is also 1 of only 20 GPA approved trainers in the world.
Mastering nonprofit grants takes more than just being a strong writer. Every nonprofit grant professional needs to know how . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Is Starting a Nonprofit Right For You? – Video

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Starting a nonprofit can seem terrifically complicated–is it worth it? This class can help you decide.
In this video you’ll learn the legal and logistical elements necessary to start a successful nonprofit. You’ll also learn about possible alternatives to starting your own nonprofit . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online – Video

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Looking for grants for your nonprofit?
Come learn how to use Foundation Directory Online (FDO), the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 140,000 grantmaker profiles. You will learn how to search for grantmakers who have funded organizations working on causes . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How to Create Amazing Event Sponsorship Materials (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 94% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Training Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Sponsors, sponsors, sponsors – everyone in the nonprofit sector is chasing those event sponsors! But to get your foot in the door, and have your event stand out from the crowd, you’ll need . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Nonprofit Essentials Certificate (Free)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This 90-minute curriculum, comprised of three unique courses, provides an orientation to nonprofit structure, revenue generation, and governance. These courses also address the unique challenges and rewards of working in this sector, the role that fundraising and grantseeking play in the financial . . .
Provider: NonprofitReady.org
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

The Role of Nonprofit Board Members in Revenue Generation (Free)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This 45 minute online course is designed for new and experienced fundraisers to consider new ways to engage board members in supporting their nonprofit’s fundraising and earned revenue goals.
Course Objectives:
• Identify ways to generate revenue
• Explain the role of board members in revenue . . .
Provider: NonprofitReady.org
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement

The 12 Step Cure to Special Event Addiction

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: 12 Step Cure to Event Addiction
Special Events: they’re fun (maybe); they make lots of money (they do?); our board members love them (when they show up); our staff members enjoy doing them (yeah, right!). If your nonprofit is addicted to special events and you think they are the only way you can . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

WEBINAR (On-demand): Thought Leader Series: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit with Beth Kanter

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Nonprofit professionals work hard every day with limited resources which can result in burnout if they do not embrace self-care and the organization does not nurture a culture of well-being in the nonprofit workplace.
This webinar is about how and why it is important to treat self-care and . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

7 Lessons Learned from Nonprofit Leaders – Video

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Nonprofit leaders face many challenges as they work toward achieving their missions. How best can they lead as they juggle multiple demands? Learn to recognize seven top pitfalls common to nonprofit leadership and how to rise above them. During this webinar, you will learn the key . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fundraising Communications 3: Campaign Case Development and Communications

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A major campaign is more than just a fundraising strategy—it’s a statement about the future of your mission.
That’s why defining and communicating your campaign case for support is so important. A powerful case drives every other aspect of your campaign strategy—attracting the strongest volunteers, . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift

WEBINAR (On-demand): The Magical Force of Major Gift Donors

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: We all know that strong donor relationships are critical to our fundraising success at all stages of the development cycle. BUT, how do we invest in the practice of recognizing and nurturing donor loyalty before, during, and after the holiday giving season?
Takeaways:
• Discuss the value of donor . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (On-demand): Time Management – The Surprising Secret to Fundraising Success

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Harness the greatest tool in your fundraising arsenal: time. Time management can seem like an intimidating topic, but in reality, it represents taking active control of your activities by getting organized and sticking to a daily schedule. As nonprofit leaders, having processes in place that direct . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Investing in Online Fundraising: How to Show ROI and Build Buy-In

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You and your team are excited about the many opportunities that online fundraising brings: meeting your supporters where they are, cultivating relationships with the next generation of donors, and growing individual giving. But how can you effectively make the case for increased investment in your . . .
Provider: Campbell & Company
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The fundraising strategy – Everything you need to know about getting organized

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this course, students learn what a fundraising strategy is and how it can be developed within the organization. They learn the benefits of having a strategy in place and which questions need to be answered to use resources more effectively.
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Donor Research – How to find the right match

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this online course, students will learn how to conduct donor research, what to look out for when looking for the perfect donor match and how to organize the research in a system that works.
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Donor Networking – How to connect with donors

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this online course, students learn how to connect with donors to be more successful in their fundraising and how to establish good and stable relationships with potential donors and partners. Furthermore, we teach how to identify the right contact person at an organization.
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Relationship Building

Who is your perfect donor match? The question of eligibility

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this online course, students learn how to understand the guidelines and how to decide if their project really is eligible for a grant. They can also learn how to find clues and tips in the guidelines and how to perfectly tailor a proposal to a specific donor.
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Writing a winning proposal – The way to winning a grant

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this online course, students will learn how to write a proposal, what the most important parts of a proposal are and how to structure it. Furthermore, we provide them with templates and examples so students can see first hand what a good proposal looks like.
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Securing the Gift

The five obstacles on your way to fundraising success and how to overcome them

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This online course covers all the important elements of fundraising and consists of five modules. The modules are:
– Developing the fundraising strategy
– Donor Research
– Donor Networking
– The question of eligibility
– Writing the proposal
After finishing the course, students will be equipped with . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How to raise funds from European Foundations – An Introduction

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this online course, we take a detailed look at European Foundations and how to fundraise from them. Our experienced instructor shares his knowledge about how to best research European foundations and how to get in touch with them. The course includes extensive resource guides.
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

European Commission Funding – Writing a winning concept note

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Getting funding from the European Commission can be very difficult and challenging for NGOs. If they don´t know what to look out for, the forms can be very confusing. In this online course, our experienced instructor explains in detail how to make sure concept notes have a better chance of success . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

A Dream in the desert – Fundraising from Gulf Donors

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Gulf Donors give a lot of money to projects all around the world, but information about them can be difficult to obtain. They do not tend to have standardized application processes and very little information is available online. In this course, our experienced instructor shares his inside . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Free Nonprofit Webinar: 5 Weirdly Easy “Life Hacks” That Will Make Your Fundraising Work MUCH Better (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: How many times have you learned something new about improving your fundraising, and then suddenly realized, “This is going to take a lot more time than I have!”
Here’s some much-needed relief from “Fundraising Is Hard and It Keeps Getting Harder” Syndrome: 5 “tricks” that will make your . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Intro to Online Fundraising Optimization Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Learn the foundational principles of online fundraising optimization. These aren’t just best practices – they’re tested and proven methodologies that can lead to real growth in your online fundraising efforts.
Provider: NextAfter
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Year-End Fundraising for Online Fundraisers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this 4-session year-end fundraising course, you’ll discover new ideas to craft a successful year-end fundraising campaign for your organization based on years of research and thousands of fundraising experiments. Time: 3 hours and 45 minutes.
Provider: NextAfter
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Nonprofit Video Storytelling: How to Create and Use Smartphone Videos to Engage Supporters (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 90% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Award-winning fundraiser and Social CEOs winner, Nikki Bell, will share her proven methods for nonprofit video storytelling, capturing and sharing self-shot, smartphone video in fundraising relationships . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

How to Be an Awesome Nonprofit Board Member – A Beginners Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 95% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Nonprofit Board training is crucial! During this 90-minute, recorded nonprofit webinar, you will get all of the tools and step-by-step instructions to become an awesome and impactful nonprofit Board . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

U76 NPM 470 Grantwriting – Online

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This fully online course will teach grantwriting from request for proposals through the grant award. Students will learn the language of grantwriting, the basics of grant prospect research, and how to write a grant. Each student will prepare a grant application in response to a request for proposal . . .
Provider: Washington University in St. Louis – University College
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

U76 NPM 507 Management in Nonprofit Organizations (hybrid)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Hybrid course, meets in-person and online. Effective mission-driven leadership is central to the success of a nonprofit organization. This core course provides an overview of fundamental principles of management, governance, and leadership in nonprofit organizations. Particular attention is given to . . .
Provider: Washington University in St. Louis – University College
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

U76 NPM 510 Statistics and Research Design in Nonprofit Management (online)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course emphasizes the application of basic behavioral and social science research methods in the evaluation and management of nonprofit programs. Students learn the tools available to evaluate and report the effectiveness of programs and organizations, including program evaluation, survey . . .
Provider: Washington University in St. Louis – University College
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Leadership and Management

U76 NPM 525 Financial Management of Nonprofit Organizations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This online course focuses on important financial and accounting principles and techniques, with particular attention to operational and project budgeting, financial statement analysis, cash flow projections, endowment building and investment management, and strategic financial planning. Course . . .
Provider: Washington University in St. Louis – University College
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

U76 NPM 531 Human Resources Management (hybrid)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: HYBRID COURSE: This hybrid online course develops a comprehensive understanding of the human resources function in an organization. Particular attention is given to selection, performance management, training, wage and salary administration, career development, human resource planning, and the . . .
Provider: Washington University in St. Louis – University College
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

How to Start a Legacy (Gifts in Wills) Program without a Budget! (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 88% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Recording Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Join Ligia, the Global Legacy Manager at Greenpeace International, and learn how to launch a legacy (gifts in wills) program on little to no budget”
For nearly 20 years, Ligia has been starting . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The Psychology of Fundraising: Inside the Donor’s Mind

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Get inside your donor’s (and your own!) mind with this immersive course that offers a deep dive on donor realities, decision-making, and philosophies. Build a toolkit of resources you can use again and again to elevate your own effectiveness.
Provider: The Mission Labs
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Enhancing Donor Relationships

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Our donors’ giving behaviors are affected by their perceptions of time, message and social factors. Gain actionable skills to present the most compelling case for giving while deepening your relationships.
Provider: The Mission Labs
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Be the Best Board Member You Can Be

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Be the Best Board Member You Can Be:
A six-lesson course for board members and those who want to serve on the board of a nonprofit. In this course, we will explain the roles of board and staff, how boards are typically structured; and the differences between management and governance. We will talk . . .
Provider: Linda Lysakowski Nonprofit Courses
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

How to raise funds from USAID

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this online course, students learn what USAID wants to see in a proposal, how to read and correctly interprete the guidelines and how to draft a successful proposal for USAID.
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Securing the Gift

How to Fundraise When Your NGO is Brand New

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this online course, we give an introduction to the question of how to get funding for a brand new NGO. We cover partnerships, small grants and other kinds of cooperations to get started with fundraising.
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The most common questions about fundraising – finally answered

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this online course, we answer the most common questions about fundraising we receive from NGOs and fundraisers.
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

WEBINAR (On-demand): Getting From “No” to “Yes”: Welcoming Objections & Gaining Commitment

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Objections are a natural part of almost every conversation. Not just in donor situations, but whenever people discuss any topic. In this webinar you will be challenged to rethink the definition of “objection”. We’ll look at objections as a gift, how to embrace objections and when and how to react. . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

How To Find The Right People To “Ask” Online and Offline (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You might have the best appeal in the world, but that’s useless without knowing the right people to contact and the ability to do so.
Simon Scriver will show you in this nonprofit webinar recording a mix of tools to capture contact details of potential supporters, both online and offline, that you . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course covers budgets and how they are used in nonprofit organizational settings. You will gain an understanding of the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. You will also learn about the organization-wide budget and different . . .
Provider: MindEdge, Inc.
Program Category: Leadership and Management

How To Advance In Your Development Career: A Road Map For Your Future (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: During this 90-minute recorded webinar, you will get all of the tools and step-by-step instructions needed to advance up the fundraising career ladder. 
We spend most of our waking hours at our job but rarely do we ever thoughtfully plan our nonprofit training for how we will invest in ourselves . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

ABC’s of Grant Seeking (January 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Grant proposal writing should be an integral part of your overall fundraising program. Do you have essential knowledge and skills needed to develop effective foundation proposals? Do you know the three types of proposals? Do you know the 11 parts of a proposal? Do you know the five stages of grant . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

ABC’s of Grant Seeking (April 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Grant proposal writing should be an integral part of your overall fundraising program. Do you have essential knowledge and skills needed to develop effective foundation proposals? Do you know the three types of proposals? Do you know the 11 parts of a proposal? Do you know the five stages of grant . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

ABC’s of Grant Seeking (July 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Grant proposal writing should be an integral part of your overall fundraising program. Do you have essential knowledge and skills needed to develop effective foundation proposals? Do you know the three types of proposals? Do you know the 11 parts of a proposal? Do you know the five stages of grant . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

ABC’s of Grant Seeking (October 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Grant proposal writing should be an integral part of your overall fundraising program. Do you have essential knowledge and skills needed to develop effective foundation proposals? Do you know the three types of proposals? Do you know the 11 parts of a proposal? Do you know the five stages of grant . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

What’s the Secret Sauce to Donor Retention (February 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Session Description: Nationally donor retention rates are in the tank and the development office is at its highest turnover in nonprofit history. Let’s explore the varied elements that impact your retention story and who is responsible for it anyway?
Learning Objectives:
Understand your numbers . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Successful Small Shop Fundraising (February 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Session Description: When you’re part of a small organization and hold responsibility for everything in development from annual giving to planned giving, it can be a challenge to keep all the plates spinning at once. Things inevitably get put on the back burner from time to time. This session will . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

ABC’s of Grant Seeking (July 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Developing the Most Powerful Tool in Fund Development: The Case Statement (March 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Vision, mission and values statements are essential, but are not substantive enough to compel a prospect to give. Strategic plans are vital as well, but not compelling to read. How, then, do we talk about our organization to prospects and donors? How are we describing the problem our organization . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Building An Action Plan for Fund Development (April 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

The Art of Conversation

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Session Title: The Art of Conversation
Session Description: In today’s world we have so many ways to connect with donors’ but are you? It’s the simple art of communication that helps you stand apart in our message filled world. Gain insight, new skills and techniques to make an impression that . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Relationship Building

Developing the Most Powerful Tool in Fund Development: The Case Statement (May 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Vision, mission and values statements are essential, but are not substantive enough to compel a prospect to give. Strategic plans are vital as well, but not compelling to read. How, then, do we talk about our organization to prospects and donors? How are we describing the problem our organization . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Developing the Most Powerful Tool in Fund Development: The Case Statement (October 2020)

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: Vision, mission and values statements are essential, but are not substantive enough to compel a prospect to give. Strategic plans are vital as well, but not compelling to read. How, then, do we talk about our organization to prospects and donors? How are we describing the problem our organization . . .
Provider: CNM
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Rethinking Philanthropy: Indigenous-led Grantmaking – Video 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
According to a study published by International Funders for Indigenous Peoples and GrantCraft in 2015, Indigenous peoples are largely left out of philanthropy, which poses a real challenge to creating an even playing field. In the context of US global giving, direct funding to indigenous . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Give it Away Now: Thinking Beyond Retirement Income in Split Interest Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The unpredictable and unsteady nature of our current tax laws have left your donors’ advisors with a challenging and at times formidable environment for charitable and estate planning. The silver lining of this situation is the fertile ground it provides for charitable planning and the opportunity . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Fueling Your Mission: Capitalizing on Gifts of Oil & Gas

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: As drilling technologies have made significant breakthroughs, oil and gas production has increased dramatically over the past two decades, allowing production in states where none existed previously. Approximately 34 states now realize substantial mineral production each year, creating opportunities . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

Cues and Clues . . . Responding Now to What Prospects Tell You are Impediments to Giving

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The gift planner’s role is to move the gift consideration process forward, to keep it going. We often have to think beyond our employer’s notion of the appropriate gift and offer real suggestions that address issues a donor may perceive as impediments to giving. In most cases, the plans we offer are . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

To Infinity and Beyond! Drafting Gift Agreements That Will Stand The Test Of Time

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A well-drafted gift agreement doesn’t just address the circumstances when a donor makes a gift—it also takes into account the donor’s long-term intent, the current and future needs of the institution and the relevant legal standards that govern institutional management of gift funds. This session . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Talking About Death: Planned Giving & End of Life Planning

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Let’s be honest. We actively avoid talking about death. At the same time, most planned gifts are focused on unlocking charitable resources only after our donors’ lives end. Today, especially with our aging Baby-Boomer generation, death is moving out of the shadows as people take control in shaping . . .
Provider: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Let’s Do Lunch: Curating the Conversations that Close Gifts

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Curating the conversations that close gifts. Maximize your impact over the most important donor meal of the day! Includes 7 lessons, each presented with audio (50 minutes total) and printed transcripts, covering every moment from walking in the door to driving away. Also includes the Lunch Planning . . .
Provider: The Mission Labs
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

FIA Code Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA), as the peak body for standards in professional fundraising, offers the FIA Code course to raise standards of conduct across the fundraising sector. The self-regulatory Code provides training in ethical conduct in fundraising, best practice donor conduct, how . . .
Provider: Fundraising Institute Australia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (On-demand): Setting up your Approach with a Digital Twist

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In today’s giving landscape, merely increasing your social media presence by no means guarantees increased giving. Learn tips to maximize the reach and effectiveness of LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook to boost pre-approach efforts beyond your friends, networks, and followers.
Key Takeaways:
What . . .
Provider: Sanford Institute of Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Ethics and Accountability

The Fundraisingology Lab by Moceanic

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join the Online Community That Will Give You the Training and Support You Need to Connect with Your Donors, Grow Your Income, and Master Your Career. Applicable for more than 100 CFRE Continuing Education Points.
You’ve found your community — The Fundraisingology Lab by Moceanic!
You are reading . . .
Provider: Moceanic
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Put Your Donor Data to Work: Five Frameworks to Develop Your Top KPIs – Video

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
During this digital classroom, you will learn how to develop key performance indicators (KPIs) that will help you make strategic decisions about where to devote time, what is resonating about your mission, and where there are gaps for reaching your fundraising goals. We will focus on . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

The Makings of a Great Development Director – VIDEO

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
If there is one thing that nonprofit organizations agree on it’s that raising money is hard. Funding can be hard to come by even if you are mission-oriented and have strong leadership. During this live, online training, we share best practices for hiring a development director and setting . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Fundraising from corporations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this online course we teach the basics of fundraising from corporations. The topics covered include:
Corporations Growing Role in Giving
Corporate Motivations for Giving
Vetting & Ethical Considerations
How to identify a potential partner
Developing a Contact Strategy and . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

Practical Strategies For Finding New Donors – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
We all want to grow our individual donor base, but where to start?! If you’re interested in learning how to find new individual donors, then join us as we will provide practical strategies for researching prospects who share a passion for your organization’s mission. You will learn . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

8 Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors – 2020

Program Type: In-Person
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
trong donor relationships are critical to fundraising success at all stages of the development cycle. That’s a fact! Explore eight steps successful fundraisers take to reach and surpass their goals. These steps present proven techniques for connecting with donors, effectively communicating . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

A Funder’s Perspective on Collaboration and Strategic Alliances – Video

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
CEOs need access to new models of leveraging resources and building capacity. Strategic alliances — whether in the form of a merger, acquisition, administrative back-office consolidation, co-location, joint program venture, or network — can provide a new way to look at existing . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building

Nine Competencies Today’s Nonprofit Leaders Need for Success – Video – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
During this video, we will provide an extensive overview of the nine competencies that today’s nonprofit leaders need to have to be successful. Our presenter will share a new perspective on the role individual leaders play within their organizations. You will be able to do a . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Fundraising Everywhere 2019

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising Everywhere teaches you the proven methods to support you and your charity to reach your fundraising goals, look after supporters, and develop your staff. Over 12hrs of expert-led content from some of the world’s best fundraisers! Crafting the perfect thank you letter, building a case for . . .
Provider: Fundraising Everywhere
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

2018-19 AHP Webinar Series

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Each year, AHP’s Webinar Series delivers educational offerings that are
specific to the field of healthcare philanthropy that you can access without leaving your office! Here are just some of the benefits:
Inexpensive — Avoid travel costs and time away from the office.
Relevant — Features current . . .
Provider: Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Online Proposal Writing Course – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

Learn How to Craft a Competitive Proposal!

Have you been tasked with writing a grant proposal but don’t know where to start and can’t get away for an in-person class? Foundation Center’s Online Proposal Writing Course lets you learn at your own pace without leaving your computer, or . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Corporate Sponsorship for Nonprofits: How To Put a Price Tag On What You Do – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Success in the world of corporate sponsorship requires learning a whole new vocabulary and approach to development; even experienced fundraisers may be at a disadvantage when starting out. In this webinar, you’ll benefit from Michael Savino’s over twenty years of non-profit experience as . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships with Funders – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

The world of foundation fundraising is increasingly competitive, and it can be difficult to get a funder’s attention. You’re building strong, effective programs, doing your research, and sending in proposals to the funders that care about your work—what more could you be doing?

Have you . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Start A Major Gifts Program – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Do you want to raise major gifts dollars but don’t know how? Are you struggling to start a major gifts program because you don’t know where to begin? Take this course to learn how to create a strong and successful major gifts program at your organization. Find out what components make a . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How to Supercharge Your Fundraising with a Donor Club – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 on the dollar level of their . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

How To Use Data To Raise More Money from Corporations – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
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 . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Loving Your Mid-Level Donors: Creating a Midlevel Donor Program – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Are you looking to improve donor retention? Does your organization want to increase contribution given per donor? Do you have a direct mail and major gifts programs, but lack a clear plan for the donors in between and need a balanced way to do more with this group? . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Creating a Sound Proposal Budget – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

The budget is often the most challenging part of a proposal, even for fundraisers who’ve mastered the “writing” part of the process.
To answer that challenge, we’ve created this online course to walk you through each step in preparing a project budget for your next grant proposal. With . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Financial Strategies for Nonprofits – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Nonprofit leaders need basic skills in financial management to maximize the use of charitable dollars. But how do nonprofits determine which financial standards are applicable to their work? And how can nonprofits learn how to implement effective financial processes? . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Government Funding – Part 1: Readiness, Research, and RFA Review – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Organizations seeking to diversify their funding may see government grants as the ideal option. But where does an organization even begin with government funding? Is it the right funding option for your organization? How is applying for federal funding different than . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Government Funding – Part 2: Writing the Proposal – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Organizations seeking to diversify their funding may see government grants as the ideal option. But where does an organization even begin with government funding? Is it the right funding option for your organization? How is applying for federal funding different than . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to Start Measuring Program and Organizational Impact – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
• Do you want to measure your impact but don’t know how to begin?
• Do you want to measure performance but don’t have the staff, time, or the budget?
• Do you ever feel like you’re wasting time, collecting data for funders, but see no benefit from it?
• Does measurement . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Moving Your Board Beyond Events-Based Fundraising – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
When it comes to engaging board members in fundraising, special events are familiar territory. At their best, board members rally to find sponsors, sell tickets, and network like pros at the event itself. Afterwards, they may exhale and sit back for much of the year . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Build a Social Media Strategy – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND

Your organization’s active presence on social media can be a powerful way to demonstrate your connection to your community, the efforts you are making toward accomplishing your mission, and the impact you have on the sector. Being engaged on social media can encourage funders, donors and . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

From Passion to Purpose: Starting a Nonprofit Career – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
Whether you’re a student or seasoned professional, entering the nonprofit sector is no easy task. You may wonder if your skills directly translate to a helping role, or you may wonder about the risk of burnout. Join us as Nonprofit Career Coach Mark McCurdy shares tips . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Leveraging Leadership for Social Media Success – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
In this online course, we’ll show you how social media ambassadors can add value to your online activities, especially as it relates to fundraising. Leveraging Leadership for Social Media Success lets you learn at your own pace on your computer or mobile device.

Social media ambassadors . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Making the Case: How to Position Research in Your Proposal – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
One of the essential components of any fundraising proposal is a compelling need statement. Building a compelling case demonstrates that you understand an issue and can communicate to funders exactly why your organization is prepared to make an impact. Research and . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Should I Stay or Should I Grow? Nonprofits Weigh the Benefits of Scaling – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
More and more nonprofits find themselves struggling to respond to the challenges posed by climbing infrastructure costs. But funding for infrastructure is possible and we can teach you how to seek support for an infrastructure or capacity- building project at your . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Social Media for Leaders: Find Your Voice – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Being actively engaged on social media is fast becoming a required skill for social sector leaders. This means establishing your own personal presence on social media to advance your organization’s mission and goals.

If this is unfamiliar territory for you, this course will help prepare . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Storytelling for Social Media – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
In this course you’ll learn the fine art of storytelling, and how to effectively employ stories in your social media efforts. We’ll share many examples of stories featured on social media, as we demonstrate why storytelling is critical to your organization’s success, especially when it . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Diversity and Inclusion: Walking the Talk – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND – RECORDED WEBINAR
According to the Pew Research Center, the United States will not have a single racial or ethnic majority by 2055. Increasing diversity will provide opportunities to create large-scale social change for leaders prepared to collaborate across differences. This kind of . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Introduction to Finding Grants – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Are you new to the field of grantseeking?
Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.
You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:
Who funds nonprofits . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Introduction to Proposal Writing – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:
• The basic elements of a . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

FDO Expert Certification Program – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
The FDO Expert course empowers users with the fund-amental prospect research skills required to win funding. Become a Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Expert. Learn how to research, prioritize, network with, and track potential funders like a pro. Estimated time for completion: 4 – 5 . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Is Starting a Nonprofit Right For You? – Video – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Starting a nonprofit can seem terrifically complicated–is it worth it? This class can help you decide.
In this video you’ll learn the legal and logistical elements necessary to start a successful nonprofit. You’ll also learn about possible alternatives to starting your own nonprofit . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online – Video – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Looking for grants for your nonprofit?
Come learn how to use Foundation Directory Online (FDO), the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 140,000 grantmaker profiles. You will learn how to search for grantmakers who have funded organizations working on causes . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

7 Lessons Learned from Nonprofit Leaders – Video – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Nonprofit leaders face many challenges as they work toward achieving their missions. How best can they lead as they juggle multiple demands? Learn to recognize seven top pitfalls common to nonprofit leadership and how to rise above them. During this webinar, you will learn the key . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Money to Match Your Mission: Identifying and Applying for Grant Funds – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Finding the right funding match is key to getting the money you need to fulfill your mission. To do this, you must know how to match your needs to funder priorities as you research and apply for grants. By asking yourself a few key questions before you start, you’ll make the grant . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Catalysts for Change: Non Governing Boards as Pipelines for Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Leadership 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Engaging in board service is an invaluable opportunity to have substantial community impact and can be one of the most rewarding volunteer experiences. Non-governing boards, such as junior boards, young professional boards, or advisory councils, are creative tools for nonprofits to build . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Impact Investing in the Creative Economy – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Arts and cultural production represents 4.2 percent of the US economy, or $760 billion. Socially responsible investing in the United States has reached $8.7 trillion. Yet when looking at the thematic areas targeted by impact investing across the country, arts and culture is 0%.
There is an . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Getting Ahead of the Curve with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Everyone is talking about “DEI”, but what exactly does it mean? How can nonprofit organizations proactively address the issues of diversity, inclusion and equity within their organization in a way that generates positive and transformative change? Join us for a fascinating and informative . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Activating the Collective Power of Latino Engagement and Giving – A Virtuous Circle – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
There is a vibrant tradition of giving among Latinos in the United States, but the philanthropic and nonprofit communities have not been able to engage Latinos successfully. With a buying power of $1.4 trillion dollars, the potential for investment and impact is huge; however, given the . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Muslim Philanthropy: An Act of Faith – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
Position your charity to be more diverse and take a lead in promoting cross cultural and interreligious avenues to enhance your outreach. Learn about religious philanthropic traditions and charitable practices in Islam. As one of the largest global religions, and most misunderstood, this . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

From Preparedness to Recovery: Fundraising for Natural Disasters – 2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: ON DEMAND
When disasters strike, people immediately come together to help the affected communities. For many, this aid comes in the form of monetary donations. But did you know that most of these contributions cease within a few weeks? Long-term recovery takes years, which means it’s imperative to . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fundraising Essentials Certificate (Free)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This 90-minute, no-cost certificate program provides an orientation on best practices and latest trends for anyone who is new to nonprofit fundraising or nonprofit professionals wanting to refresh their fundraising knowledge.
The content is comprised of three courses that provide an overview of . . .
Provider: NonprofitReady.org
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

Fundraising Essentials Certificate (Free)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This 90-minute, no-cost certificate program provides an orientation on best practices and latest trends for anyone who is new to nonprofit fundraising or nonprofit professionals wanting to refresh their fundraising knowledge.
The content is comprised of three courses that provide an overview of . . .
Provider: NonprofitReady.org
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Introduction to Proposal Writing – Live Webinar – 04/22/2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!
This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:
The basic elements of a proposal
The “do’s” and . . .
Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Introduction to Project Budgets – 5/6/2020

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: 60-90 minutes

Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for? If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence.

This class will provide you . . .

Provider: Candid
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Break Free From Boring Fundraising Appeals…Forever!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this session Lisa Sargent talks about three things in particular: What predictable things happen when your donors perceive something is boring, How you can start to head that off at the pass, before your fingers ever touch the keyboard, and then the mechanics of how to find and fix some of the . . .
Provider: Fundraising Everywhere
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fundraise Like Political Parties

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: How can charities learn from political parties to up their fundraising game? Whitney reveals the characteristics of political campaigns we can learn from and how the same principles can be applied to charity fundraising.
Provider: Fundraising Everywhere
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How to build a career in corporate partnerships

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Four successful corporate partnerships practitioners share their top tips on how to break into corporate partnerships and build a successful long-term career
Provider: Fundraising Everywhere
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Fundraising Strategy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Don’t know where to start with your fundraising strategy? Maeve discusses the best ways to overcome that blank piece of paper and write a strategy that is simple and effective for your organisation
Provider: Fundraising Everywhere
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Nonprofit Moneyball – Identifying the New Tech, Trends, Talent, and Tools to Hit Your Fundraising Goals

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
The Moneyball thesis is simple. By using statistical analysis, small-market baseball teams can change their odds for success by accruing assets that are undervalued or overlooked by other teams (and selling ones that are overvalued). Through a cause selling lens, this thesis could be . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Raise More Money from Your Business Community

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: There is a deep, underappreciated source of funding just waiting for you in a game-changing strategy that will rapidly take your organization to the next level in fundraising. Hint: It’s not the usual “textbook” source of funding.
What if your organization can attract significant new funding from . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Fundraising as a Career

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you thinking about a career in fundraising so you can make a difference for a cause you care about? Are you already in the field, but you are not sure if this is the right organization and the right position for YOU?
Or, do you work for a nonprofit that is looking to hire a fundraising person . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Create a Development Plan That Works

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Does your organization get distracted by every new fundraising idea that comes down the pike? Do your executive management and board expect you to raise unreasonable amounts of money in a short time frame with no resources to help?
Let me show you how to change your predicament. All this turmoil can . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Leadership and Management

Tell Your Story Right: Create a Compelling Case for Support

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Can your organization do more to attract donors?
Do your website, promotional communications, elevator speech, etc. reach their potential in telling your story in a way that attracts donors?
You’ve undoubtedly heard a lot about storytelling lately. But do you have the right story to tell? Most . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research

Getting Funded: Business Planning to Get Funded

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Business planning is the process used to navigate a business through the many forces for change. At certain points in time, most often associated with raising funding for a business, entrepreneurs need to write formal business plans for their ventures. This course details the business planning . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Free Nonprofit Webinar: How to Use Linkedin, Marketing Collateral, and Messaging Templates to Expand Your Network(Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: When evaluating our networks, we often think about who we know, but do we ask ourselves who do they know? We all need introductions, but do we have the wording and supporting collateral needed to make the introduction as seamless yet impactful as possible?
In this free nonprofit training, you will . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building

Fundamentals Of Raising Money For Business And Valuations

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Every business needs money to start, operate, and expand the business. Generally, a business is starting with its own capital or borrow from different sources. There are various ways where the startups and businesses can raise money from.
In this short course we are going to learn what are the . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Build a Great Board

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You want a 5-star board. You want board members to come to meetings, serve on committees, give of their time, talent, and treasure, and spread the word about your organization. Let me show you how to get there.
In this course, I’ll show you how to recruit the right board members, train them, and . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Build a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Do you need help but can’t afford to hire more staff? A Dream Team of volunteer fundraisers is the answer.
Far too many organizations engage volunteer fundraisers, if at all, in just special events and menial support tasks. Through this course, you will learn how to engage volunteers in all your . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Volunteer Involvement

Advancing Your Fundraising Career

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you thinking about a career in fundraising so you can make a difference for a cause you care about? Are you already in the field, but you are not sure if this is the right organization and the right position for YOU?
Or, do you work for a nonprofit that is looking to hire a fundraising person . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do It!

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you intimidated by the idea of a capital campaign? Do you have questions about how to run a successful capital campaign, where to find donors, and how to approach them for money? Do you dread your upcoming capital campaign because you’ve heard how disruptive and challenging they can be?
In . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Be the Best Board Member You Can Be

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you a frustrated nonprofit board member trying to meet what seems like unrealistic expectations? Are you looking forward to serving on a board and aren’t quite sure what to expect? Are you a nonprofit executive who wants to help board members understand their role?
If so, this course is the . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Nonprofit Strategic Planning: Do It Right

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Is your staff floundering because they’re not sure what their goals and purpose are? Is your board sick of so-called “strategic planning”? Can you hear the groans when you even mention the word?
Let me help you turn their groans into excited words of praise when they discover how a properly done . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management

Nonprofit Consulting:Get Started, Get Clients, Grow & Evolve

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you seriously considering becoming a nonprofit-sector consultant and need a plan for getting started correctly? Are you already a consultant, new or well-experienced, with a need to supercharge the marketing, promotion, and selling of your services? Are you ready to grow and evolve as a . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Build Donor Relationships That Lead to Major Gift

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Are you attracting the big gifts your cause deserves? Build Donor Relationships that Lead to Major Gift can help you get them.
There are lots of courses out there on major gifts, most focusing on how to make the ask. My course is different. Instead of just focusing on the ask, I teach you the . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

The 12-Step Cure for Special Event Addiction

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Let me ask you some tough questions:
Do you spend too much time with special events, to the detriment of other, more lucrative forms of fundraising?
Are your events losing participants, but your board doesn’t want to give them up?
After you take into account total costs, including labor, are your . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Volunteers and Fundraisers

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This session from the NSPCC looks at how you can maximise income from your volunteers, but also make their experience the best it can possibly be. Find out how to retain and grow your volunteer fundraising team.
Provider: Fundraising Everywhere
Program Category: Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

Project Management Full Foundation Course – PMP

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: You’ve been asked to manage the project. You appreciate the vote of confidence and are determined to do a good job. At the same time, you have heard that as many as 60 percent of projects are unsuccessful. Where do you begin? How do I organize the work? How do I create a schedule and budget? How do . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

How to Write a Strategic Plan

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course is designed for everyone seeking practical advice on how to write a quality strategic plan, quickly and effectively.
By the end of the course, you will:
– Understand what is a Strategic Plan,
– Know what is the purpose of a Strategic Plan,
– Learn why you need to write one for your . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

The Retention Solution: Rebuild Your Recognition Program

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Companies spend thousands (sometimes millions) on their recognition budgets, yet struggle to find the ROI for their investment. The biggest reason? They’re spending it on the wrong things.
In this course, you’ll learn from Sarah McVanel, Canada’s Recognition Expert, on how to assess, build and . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Engage and Retain Your Employees

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Once you hire top talent the next two challenges you will face is how to engage and retain them. You must understand how to effectively communicate with each of the four generations in the workforce, to obtain desired results. In this course, you will learn how engagement and retention begin with . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Mastering Trainer Skills

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This course provides practical strategies to really hone your trainer skills. Training others involves being prepared and organized, managing distractions, acknowledging people’s good ideas and participation, encouraging and listening to feedback and being ready to change what you are doing. Good . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Develop Healthy Work Habits

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Being healthy has a positive influence on energy and work performance. Learn 10 practical strategies for being healthy at work.
Do you have a problem with eating, drinking, drugs or have difficulty saying ‘no’? Maybe you are a procrastinator or control freak. Whatever your bad habit, this program . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Ethics and the Changing Role of Corporations in Society

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This comprehensive course provides professionals with an in-depth understanding of why ethical practices are fundamental to the success and longevity of any organization today – no matter the industry, type or size of the organization. It describes how individual employees, teams, and corporations . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Ethics and Accountability

Ethical Intelligence with Dr. Toby Groves

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Ethical intelligence is the level of one’s ability to understand, develop and
regulate their own ethical reasoning. It includes ability to recognize and interpret
ethical elements of a situation, determine best actions, and follow-through on ethical
commitments. While emotional intelligence involves . . .
Provider: LearnFormula
Program Category: Ethics and Accountability

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Social Style Versatility to Maximize Presentation Impact

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
When you have reached the moment to present your cause to your prospect or donor, will you be ready? How does your prospect like to receive information? How do you like to deliver information? What drives your prospect to give? What do they care about most? These questions are key elements . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Facets of Stewardship—A hands-on lab for a Polished, Personalized Strategy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Facets of Stewardship—A hands-on lab for a Polished, Personalized Strategy
When facets, a flat surface on the geometric shape of a diamond or precious gemstone, have symmetry and proportion the stone will brilliantly sparkle. Much like a diamond, your stewardship efforts should be designed with . . .
Provider: AFP Alaska Chapter
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Donor Story: Epic Fundraising with Dr. Russell James.

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Fundraising Myth and Science Training Course has been developed by Dr. Russell James, J.D., Ph. D., CAP (the foremost researcher in the field).
The content thoroughly covers Dr. James’ scientific research and findings covered in his four books including:
1. The Storytelling Fundraiser
2. The . . .
Provider: MarketSmart
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

Free Nonprofit Webinar: Why Build Relationships with Grantmakers? (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: This recorded course is brought to you by a GPA-approved trainer. Diane H. Leonard, GPC is one of only 20 GPA-approved trainers.
What is all the hype about relationships with grantmakers?
Why isn’t a well-written proposal *enough* to get the grant award?!
In this recorded webinar, we talk briefly . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Relationship Building

How To Create A Social Media Content Strategy That Converts (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: A Whopping 88% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!
Ever find yourself staring at your computer screen wondering what to post on social media? What should the caption be? Will this generate engagement? What channel should I post this on?
Having a . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Relationship Building

Ethics Series: Creating Grant Budgets and Sustainability Plans within an Ethical Framework (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 6 of the Ethics Series
For many organizations, a federal grant will be a significant expansion to an existing program or the initial funding for a program that does not yet exist. This can make the creation of grant budgets a very speculative process. In addition, agencies may not know when . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Ethics Series: Ethics for Grant Proposal Needs Statements (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 4 of the Ethics Series
The way grant professionals describe the needs of their community is an important part of persuading reviewers and grant funders to award a grant. Which need is greatest and most aligned to the funders’ priorities? Three key areas related to ethics in this area are the . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Ethics and Accountability

Ethics Series: The Ethics of Program Design – Plans and Partners (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 5 of the Ethics Series
Creating a high-quality grant proposal can be challenging when organizations may also be designing the program at the same time. Alignment to the mission of the organization and its strategic plan versus chasing funding can lead to ethical questions. This can become . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

Federal Grants Series: Federal Research Grant Budget Justifications (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 10 of the Federal Grants Series
The budget justifications for research have unique requirements which surprise many grant professionals used to foundation grants and even some grant professionals used to writing federal implementation or demonstration grants. This session will talk about how . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Federal Grants Series: Federal Budget Justifications: Reasonable, Allowable, Allocable (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 9 of the Federal Grants Series
Federal budget forms are not the only part of federal budgets which are different. The information expected in a federal budget justification is also more specific. All of these budget justifications must meet the specific requirements of reasonable, allowable, . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Federal Grants Series: External Evaluators – When is it Required and What to do When it is Required (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 7 of the Federal Grants Series
Many, but not all, federal grants require project evaluation to be completed by someone other than the project director. The reason for this requirement is that these evaluators have less of an economic stake in the success or failure of a program and therefore . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Federal Grants Series: Managing the Development of a Federal Grant Proposal (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 4 of the Federal Grants Series
Many nonprofits are not successful with federal grants because they do not have the time or expertise to run effective project design meetings. This causes proposals to become rushed at the end and errors are made which ultimately cause the project to not be . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Grants 101: Common Grant Attachments (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 9 of the Grants 101 Series
Many nonprofits are not successful with federal grants because they do not have the time or expertise to run effective project design meetings. This causes proposals to become rushed at the end and errors are made which ultimately cause the project to not be . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Grants 101: Describing the Key Components of Your Program (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 5 of the Grants 101 Series
A common mistake of many grant proposals is not providing enough information for the funder to truly understand the program. This session will guide attendees on what key program components funders expect to read about in a grant proposal. Using the Kipling method . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Grants 101: Describing the Need (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Session 4 of the Grants 101 Series
In every grant proposal, the writer must convey the importance and urgency of their target population’s needs, problems, and challenges with data and heart.
This session will start at the surface and then take a deep dive into effective strategies for conveying . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Building Relationships One Thank You at a Time

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Fundraising isn’t about the money. It’s about building relationships. Demonstrating a gratitude attitude is one of the best ways to strengthen trust and show your donors some love. The more they feel the love, the higher the retention.
In this on-demand webinar we discuss:
– The importance of . . .
Provider: Foundant Technologies
Program Category: Relationship Building

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Popping the Question and Securing Donor Commitment

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
Confirming gifts from donors is the natural conclusion to a successful presentation. Nonetheless, asking for the gift can be intimidating for any fundraiser, particularly if they cannot anticipate potential roadblocks. In this webinar, we will present strategies for welcoming and . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Major Gifts Fundraising Accelerator Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: An online accelerator course in the area of major gifts fundraising. The course moves through a cycle of six separate sessions and 36 video lessons which is self-paced learning, accessible anytime.
Provider: Fulfilled
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement

Monthly Giving Accelerator Course

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Instructed by monthly giving expert, Harvey McKinnon who will walk you through the necessary steps to either build your first monthly giving program or significantly improve your current program. Self-paced online course.
Provider: Fulfilled
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management

Certified Practitioner Self Paced Online Fundraising Training

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: The Fundraising course outlines the basic principles underpinning contemporary practice and standards in Fundraising within the education sector. The course will equip you with practical skills for you to advance your career in Fundraising and is suitable for beginner to intermediate-level . . .
Provider: Educate Plus
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Free Nonprofit Webinar: How to Develop a Workable Strategic Plan for Your Nonprofit (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Join us for this 45-minute FREE Nonprofit Webinar Recording where we will show you, step-by-step, how to create and implement a workable strategic plan for your nonprofit organization.
At the end of the 45-minute Nonprofit training, you will have the knowledge you need to create a strategic plan . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Online Cause Selling Accelerate Homework & Pre-work – Cause Selling (CAI, February-March 2022)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Cause Selling: An Overview
Pre-work:
Read Cause Selling Chapter 1: “Becoming a Cause Selling Professional”
Complete the Cause Selling Overview Pre-work worksheet.
Prospecting
Pre-work:
Read Cause Selling Chapter 7: “Prospecting: How to Find Qualified Donors”
Complete the MADDEN Prospect . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Ethics and Accountability

Online Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Online Fundraising is something that seems to be on everybody’s mind these days. Digitalization has always been important, but after the outbreak of the Coronavirus, more and more people have realized how crucial it is to keep normal life going. Online tools are essential in all areas of life, and . . .
Provider: Philantropia
Program Category: Relationship Building

Year-End Fundraising Appeal Workshop

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: (ON DEMAND RECORDING)
Join me live to workshop your #GivingTuesday and Year-End Fundraising Appeals!
During this interactive 2-hour long class, we’ll walk through crafting a great appeal live using a framework that’s been proven to drive more donations. We’ll cover:
– Persuasive writing tips to make . . .
Provider: CauseVox
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Charity Event Growth Strategy Hacks: Boosting Fundraising Revenue & Event ROI

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Charity Event Growth Strategy Hacks
Partner Content Disclaimer
We are excited to offer NEW “Partner Content” to our nonprofit community from our highly qualified and vetted experts. Partner content offers a deeper dive into some popular topics to better serve your nonprofit and its mission.
Partner . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

How To Grow Your Email List and Convert Subscribers Into Donors: A Step by Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Is email an integral part of your overall fundraising apparatus? Would you like to…
* Grow your email subscriber list?
* Increase your open rates?
* Boost your click through rates?
* Convert more subscribers into donors?
Then this 90-minute nonprofit webinar is for you!
Email marketing should be a . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Free Nonprofit Webinar! Cryptocurrency Donations: What’s driving this trend and how do I get started? (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In this 45 minute FREE interactive webinar recording, we will teach you how to incorporate cryptocurrency fundraising into your existing donor development strategy.
Every nonprofit organization knows that charitable gifts are never guaranteed to come again. Over the past two years, many charities . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift

Online Cause Selling Accelerate Homework & Pre-work – Fundraising Fundamentals (NU & MENTOR, February-April 2022)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Start with Why
Pre-work:
Review “Start with Why” video from Simon Sinek
Complete “Start with Why” worksheet
Draft professional commercial utilizing the “Professional Commercial” worksheet
Homework:
Refine and complete professional commercial
Trends in Philanthropy
Pre-work:
Review infographic and . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Relationship Building, Ethics and Accountability

Online Cause Selling Accelerate Homework & Pre-work – Cause Selling (NU, February-April 2022)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Cause Selling: An Overview
Pre-work:
Read Cause Selling Chapter 1: “Becoming a Cause Selling Professional”
Complete the Cause Selling Overview Pre-work worksheet.
Prospecting
Pre-work:
Read Cause Selling Chapter 7: “Prospecting: How to Find Qualified Donors”
Complete the MADDEN Prospect . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Ethics and Accountability

Cut Through the Clutter with your Year-End Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Cut Through the Clutter with your Year-End Fundraising
Partner Content Disclaimer
We are excited to offer NEW “Partner Content” to our nonprofit community from our highly qualified and vetted experts. Partner content offers a deeper dive into some popular topics to better serve your nonprofit and . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Copywriting for Online Fundraising

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Copywriting for Online Fundraising
Partner Content Disclaimer
We are excited to offer NEW “Partner Content” to our nonprofit community from our highly qualified and vetted experts. Partner content offers a deeper dive into some popular topics to better serve your nonprofit and its mission.
Partner . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Jump Start Your Nonprofit: Creating a Fundraising System That Funds Your Mission

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Jump Start Your Nonprofit with Sabrina Walker Hernandez
Partner Content Disclaimer
We are excited to offer NEW “Partner Content” to our nonprofit community from our highly qualified and vetted experts. Partner content offers a deeper dive into some popular topics to better serve your nonprofit and . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Leadership and Management

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Transforming Your Major Gifts Strategy

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
Major gifts are not just for a capital campaign; major gifts are critical to the success of an organization’s annual fundraising goals.
If you are not currently cultivating major gifts on a one-to-one basis with your individual donors, it’s time to start! In this webinar we will begin . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

WEBINAR (ON-DEMAND) Ten Epic Fails and How to Overcome Them

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Abstract:
Let’s take a breath, celebrate all that you’ve accomplished, and begin laying out your plans for the next year!
What worked for you and your team this past year? What tools, skills, and strategies will you apply in the next year? What didn’t work? Often times, missteps and failures are . . .
Provider: Fundraising Academy
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Free Nonprofit Webinar! Canva for Nonprofits: How to Manage Your Brand Using Canva (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Canva is on a mission to empower the whole world to design. With its free Canva for Nonprofits program, registered nonprofits, social impact organizations, and health organizations can apply for a free Canva Pro plan and unlock a whole suite of premium design features. With Canva Pro for Nonprofits, . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Leadership and Management

How To Reach Your #GivingTuesday Goal with Facebook Fundraisers: A Step By Step Guide (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Why do some Facebook Fundraisers take off and others fall short of their goal?
Join CharityHowTo Trainer Dana (Bakich) Snyder for a special one-hour live webinar to learn the key differences that make a successful #GivingTuesday Facebook Fundraiser go viral.
The tactics shared during this webinar . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building

Free Nonprofit Webinar: 5 Social media tips for your year-end fundraising (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Does Social Media feel like a big-ticket item on your to-do list for End of Year, but you are not sure what to do or how to manage it all?
Social media is a great way to add in additional opportunities for engagement in your End of Year campaigning.  We know it can be overwhelming at times.
One of . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Securing the Gift

How to Sell Out Your Events and Attract More Sponsors Using The Event Product Launch Method (Recording)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: In today’s virtual and hybrid nonprofit event world, it can be difficult to know how to connect with donors and many guests to expect during an online or virtual event and how to keep them engaged during the entire program. At in-person events, table sales, event RSVP’s and sponsorships tend to come . . .
Provider: CharityHowTo
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift

Foundations of Digital Inclusion (Spring 2022)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: As our society becomes increasingly dependent on the digital economy, understanding the barriers to accessing digital resources is critical for nonprofits, education institutions, and governments. This course examines the core questions of digital inclusion, explores academic and data resources, and . . .
Provider: NTEN
Program Category: Leadership and Management

Ethics: Grant Ethics for Consultants (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Ethics: Grant Ethics for Consultants
Session 8 of the Ethics Series
Session Description:
While all nonprofit professionals have many ethical issues to consider as they conduct pre-award and post-award grant activities, grant consultants have additional areas of which to be mindful because they run . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Ethics and Accountability

Grants 101 – Basic Grant Management (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Grants 101 – Basic Grant Management
Session 11 of the Grants 101 Series
Session Description:
Grant management is a continuum directly related to grant readiness. It points to an organization’s ability to follow through on what it said it would do and follow established best practices for financial, . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

IHE Series: Starting an Office of Sponsored Research Series – Grants and Capital Campaigns at IHEs (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Grants and Capital Campaigns at IHEs
Session 5 of the IHE: Starting an Office of Sponsored Research Series
It is typical for colleges and universities to use multi-year comprehensive capital campaigns as major fundraising initiatives. Grants for bricks and mortar projects, program development, and . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability

Ethics: The Ethics of Program Implementation and Reporting (Recorded Training)

Program Type: Online
Date: N/A
Description: Ethics: The Ethics of Program Implementation and Reporting After a Grant is Funded
Session 7 of the Ethics Series
Session Description:
While ethics must be considered in all stages of the grant lifecycle, the part that most people worry about is program implementation and reporting. Here grant . . .
Provider: Assel Grant Services
Program Category: Leadership and Management, Ethics and Accountability