KickStart Your Fundraising Year!
You're ready to take full advantage of your Fundraising Kickstart!
Here are the videos we've specifically selected for you!
Nonprofit newsletters seem to be a constant topic of conversation. Do we keep them? Should we cut them? Does anyone really care about them? In this session, Steven Screen shows exactly how to craft your newsletters so that donors love them and give more! You'll never wonder if they're worth it again.
WATCH OR LISTEN TO HOW TO RAISE MONEY AND RETAIN YOUR DONORS WITH YOUR NONPROFIT'S NEWSLETTER
Watch the training or download the audio and slides at: How to Raise Money and Retain Your Donors with Your Nonprofit's Newsletter with Steven Screen
Are you frustrated and overwhelmed by the idea of raising major gifts? If so, join Amy Eisenstein as she simplifies three important concepts of raising major gifts and shares 3 secrets which will ensure you raise major gifts this year!
WATCH OR LISTEN TO 3 SECRETS TO RAISING MAJOR GIFTS YOU CAN’T SURVIVE WITHOUT
Learn more about the session, watch the recorded training, or download the audio and slides at: 3 Secrets to Raising Major Gifts You Can’t Survive Without.
THE NEGLECTED MIDDLE CHILD -- THE KEY TO INSPIRING & ENGAGING YOUR MID-LEVEL DONORS WITH MAEVE STRATHY
Sure, we often talk about "mid-level donors," but do we ever change our programs to respond to them? Or, like many a middle child, are we simply taking them for granted? Maeve Strathy challenges our assumptions and shows us how to keep and grow this important donor group!
WATCH OR LISTEN TO THE NEGLECTED MIDDLE CHILD -- THE KEY TO INSPIRING & ENGAGING YOUR MID-LEVEL DONORS
Learn more about the training, watch the recording, or download the audio and slides at: The Neglected Middle Child -- The Key to Inspiring & Engaging Your Mid-Level Donors with Maeve Strathy
HOW TO TURN SMALL DONORS INTO MONTHLY DONORS TO GENERATE ONGOING REVENUE FOR YOUR NONPROFIT WITH ERICA WAASDORP
Unlock the power of monthly giving to help "small" donors become significant investors in your cause and a reliable revenue stream for your nonprofit. Erica Waasdorp literally wrote the book on monthly giving, and shows you how in this fundraising training.
WATCH OR LISTEN TO HOW TO TURN SMALL DONORS INTO MONTHLY DONORS TO GENERATE ONGOING REVENUE FOR YOUR NONPROFIT
See what you'll learn, watch the webinar, or download the audio and slides here: How to Turn Small Donors into Monthly Donors to Generate Ongoing Revenue for your Nonprofit with Erica Waasdorp
Do you communicate to everyone in your database the same way? Effective storytelling starts with matching your message to your audience. When we don't segment our messaging, we set ourselves up for failure. In this session, Steven Shattuck shows you exactly what segments are most helpful. And how to use them to treat donors better and to raise more money.
Watch the training and download the audio or download the slides at: An Introduction to Donor Data Segmentation
Sometimes, the best way to learn about a process is to get a "behind-the-scenes" look. That's exactly what Diane H. Leonard gives in this training. Learn tips and tricks on grant funding from an expert with experience in all three sections of the process: grant seeker, grant funder, and grant consultant!
WATCH OR LISTEN TO TIPS & TRICKS FROM THE FOUNDATION SIDE OF GRANT SEEKING
Watch the recorded webinar or download the audio and slides here: Tips & Tricks from the Foundation Side of Grant Seeking
Special events are a great way for a nonprofit to raise funds and awareness for their cause. Most of these events are produced by a team of dedicated volunteers who have lots of enthusiasm but very little experience in special event production or fundraising. This one hour webinar gives you the basics to help your wonderful event committee get started on the road to success.
WATCH OR LISTON TO SPECIAL EVENTS 101
Watch the webinar, download the audio or the slides at: Special Events 101
One of the tools that large fundraising offices use (that is often overlooked by those in smaller shops) is prospect research. If you find yourself asking the question ‘how much should we ask for?’ or ‘is this the right person to ask for a major gift from?’ this webinar is for you. It’s also for you if you’re trying to find low-cost ways to complete your research and is an opportunity to learn about resources that are available as your budget grows. A number of free, low cost and premium prospect screening and research tools will be highlighted in this webinar with Sarah Tedesco.
WATCH OR LISTEN TO PROSPECT RESEARCH FOR THE SMALL SHOP
Watch the webinar, or download the audio and slides here: Replay Available Here
Nonprofit fundraising is requiring nonprofits to reflect the communities they serve. And nonprofits actively pursuing this now will be perfectly poised for the dramatic demographic changes coming as our countries become increasingly diverse. Fortunately, Antionette Kerr is here to show us how to do it well!
WATCH OR LISTEN to Fresh IDEAS for Diversifying Your Donor Base
Learn more about this session, listen to the recording, or download the audio and slides at: Fresh IDEAS for Diversifying Your Donor Base
Media relations can seem confusing. It's no longer just about putting out press releases and getting calls from journalists. Peter Panepento is a journalist who helps nonprofits build effective communications and media relations strategies, even if you don't have a big budget.
WATCH OR LISTEN TO MEDIA RELATIONS FOR NONPROFITS: NEW APPROACHES FOR THE DIGITAL ERA
Watch the training or download the audio and slides at: Media Relations for Nonprofits: New Approaches for the Digital Era with Peter Panepento
Special Bonus Videos
Having a good offer is one of the secret keys to growing your fundraising. A strong offer is the tested, proven way to get your current donors (and your not-yet-donors!) to give. Fundraising expert Steven Screen shows you how in this training!
WATCH OR LISTEN TO How To Create A Fundraising “Offer”
Watch the training or download the audio and slides at: How To Create A Fundraising “Offer” with Steven Screen
ADVANCED STORYTELLING: TRANSFORM BORING STORIES INTO BRILLIANT ACTION-CAUSING STORIES WITH LORI L. JACOBWITH
Storytelling is both an art and a science. When well done, sharing a story about your impact can be one of your most powerful communication tools. This session is about how you can transform basic, boring stories into brilliant, action-causing examples of your work. There is a secret weapon to story sharing that will be shared in this Advanced Storytelling session.
WATCH OR LISTEN TO ADVANCED STORYTELLING: TRANSFORM BORING STORIES INTO BRILLIANT ACTION-CAUSING STORIES
Watch the training or download the audio and slides at: Advanced Storytelling: Transform Boring Stories into Brilliant Action-Causing Stories with Lori L. Jacobwith