Fundraising & Development

Your donors and funders are some of your organization’s most important stakeholders.  When properly cultivated, engaged, and stewarded, they can help you raise the dollars you need to support your mission.  From acquisition to recognition, these training sessions help your organization enhance its development efforts, be more efficient, and increase resources.

Fundraising & Development

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  1. How to Write a Grant: A Certification With the Grant Doctor
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    How to Write a Grant: A Certification With the Grant Doctor
    5 Sessions scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Mondays, October 31, November 7, 14, 28 and December 5, 2022; 12:30 PM Eastern

    The Grant Doctor, Dr. Beverly Browning (Dr. Bev), will guide you in writing highly competitive grant requests to public and private sector funders. You will learn how to do the research and collect the information needed to churn out award-winning grant application narratives.

    What You'll Learn

    • End your exhaustion and disappointment from spending hours writing grant applications only to receive rejections
    • Show a high return on your employer’s or client’s investment in you
    • Justify a promotion and raise during your annual performance review
    • Increase your funding success rate
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    • Certification
    How to Write a Grant: A Certification With the Grant Doctor
    Mondays, October 31, November 7, 14, 28 and December 5, 2022; 12:30 PM Eastern
    Beverly Browning
    From $599.00
  2. Top 4 Nonprofit Budget Blunders And How To Avoid Them
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    Top 4 Nonprofit Budget Blunders And How To Avoid Them

    Project and planning strategist Jami Yazdani will share real-world strategies for developing and managing department and program budgets. You will learn how to fix common budget mistakes and prepare for the challenges 2023 has in store. From funding requests and justifications to budget development and tracking, you will leave this webinar ready to refine your budget and use it throughout the year.

    What You'll Learn

    • What common budget management mistakes should you correct?
    • What strategies can you use to develop department and program budgets?
    • How can you use a zero-based budgeting approach year-to-year?
    • What techniques can you use to track spending?
    • How should you adjust budgets to changing needs and priorities?
    • What practical steps can you take to justify budget requests?
  3. 8 Hacks That Helped Me Manage Grant Budgets
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    8 Hacks That Helped Me Manage Grant Budgets

    Project and planning strategist Jami Yazdani will share simple strategies for managing grant budgets. You will learn techniques to make managing your grant budgets more efficient and effective. You will receive example budget development and tracking spreadsheets.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can you include a variety of stakeholders in the planning process?
    • What simple planning process can guide your approach?
    • What are the best strategies for gathering useful feedback?
    • How can you create shared accountability for plan success?
    • How should you deal with common challenges that derail planning efforts?
  4. How To Build A Strong Annual Giving Program
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    How To Build A Strong Annual Giving Program

    Fundraising genius Linda Lysakowski will reveal her secrets to ensure donors give to your organization every year. You will learn how to increase the size and frequency of their donations.

    What You'll Learn

    • Why should you approach donors more than once a year?
    • When should you solicit donations through your website, email, and events?
    • Are giving days worth the effort?
    • How can you get more matching gifts?
    • What are the best methods for asking donors to upgrade their gifts?
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    How To Build A Strong Annual Giving Program
    Linda Lysakowski
    From $149.00
  5. How To Find And Win More Donors
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    How To Find And Win More Donors

    Fundraising expert Linda Lysakowski will reveal how to find the information you need to find and win donors. You will learn how to leverage research to maximize donations during the summer and throughout the year.

    What You'll Learn

    • Who are your best prospects for new individual donors?
    • Where can you find them?
    • How can you find foundations to support your nonprofit?
    • How can you find businesses to support your nonprofit?
    • How can you learn more about your existing donors to get them to renew and upgrade their gifts?
    • What research tactics are most effective?
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    How To Find And Win More Donors
    Linda Lysakowski
    From $149.00
  6. Fundraising Events Certification
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    Fundraising Events Certification

    Nationally recognized nonprofit impact expert Derik Timmerman will share the practical, step-by-step tips that hundreds of nonprofit professionals have used to create impactful and lucrative fundraising events. In addition, you will receive proven examples and templates you can replicate and adapt to your unique context.

    Topics Covered

    • The Basics
    • Anatomy Of A Successful Event
    • Sporting And Gaming Events
    • Operational Events
    • Formal Events
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    • Certification
    Fundraising Events Certification
    Derik Timmerman
    $499.00
  7. How To Excel With The Future Of Fundraising
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    How To Excel With The Future Of Fundraising

    Fundraising expert Paul D’Alessandro will show you how to benefit from technology and avoid losing out to strategies that will circumvent your nonprofit. You will learn how to maximize donations to support your mission.

    What You'll Learn

    • What is artificial intelligence doing for nonprofit fundraising?
    • What other technologies are helping organizations increase donations?
    • How can you ensure the security of donor data?
    • Why do donor-advised funds pose a challenge to nonprofits?
    • How could impact investing threaten your organization?
    • How does blockchain change the nature of giving?
    • What is the donor mindset in the current environment?
    • How should you protect your organization concerning donor intent?
  8. Top Tips And Tricks For Legacy Giving
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    Top Tips And Tricks For Legacy Giving

    Nonprofit leadership expert Jack Silverstein will help you build a successful legacy giving program. You will learn how to benefit from an infusion of wealth in the years to come.

    What You'll Learn

    • How do life events between generations inform decisions?
    • What opportunities can you find in your database?
    • How can allied professionals help you?
    • Are blended appeals effective?
    • Should you work with legacy societies?
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    Top Tips And Tricks For Legacy Giving
    Jack Silverstein
    $149.00
  9. [3-Part Series] How To Find Sponsors For Your Nonprofit
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    [3-Part Series] How To Find Sponsors For Your Nonprofit

    Nonprofit fundraising expert A.J. Steinberg will help get your organization on the path to success with landing lucrative sponsorships. You will learn how to find, prospect, land, and retain sponsors.

    What You'll Learn

    • Where To Find Potential Sponsors
    • How To Create Sponsorship Marketing Materials With Professional Pizazz
    • Sponsor Stewardship And Expansion
  10. [5-Part Series] How To Evaluate Your Fundraising
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    [5-Part Series] How To Evaluate Your Fundraising

    Fundraising expert Linda Lysakowski will explain how to conduct an evaluation of your fundraising progress. You will learn how to use past results to inform future success.

     

    What You'll Learn

    • Why is it important to measure results?
    • What technical details should you assess?
    • How can you improve the results of successful programs?
    • How can you determine which programs are not performing well?
    • How should you allocate your time and your staff?
    • What are the best techniques for communicating your findings?
  11. How To Get Event Sponsors In 2022
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    How To Get Event Sponsors In 2022

    Nonprofit leadership guru Mazarine Treyz will reveal the secrets of what sponsors REALLY want to get out of sponsoring you, based on research from actual sponsors! You will learn how to create a sponsorship proposal, nail that sponsorship meeting, and create an after-event report that helps you renew the sponsorship for next year.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can you get your foot in the door with sponsors?
    • How can your website make your event attractive to sponsors?
    • What are your sponsors hungry for?
    • What phrases do sponsors LOVE to hear?
    • When should you pitch sponsors?
    • What should you bring to your sponsorship meeting?
    • How can you find and show your demographics?
    • What are the seven key elements of a winning sponsorship proposal?
    • How can you help sponsors measure the impact of sponsorship?
    • What sponsorship report best practices should you follow?
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    How To Get Event Sponsors In 2022
    Mazarine Treyz
    $149.00
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