12
Aug 2021

Development + Finance = Fundraising Success

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Date
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

Financial Analyst Amy Karson and Fundraising Consultant Amy Fiore are experienced in improving operational efficiencies and meeting income goals for small to mid-sized nonprofits. Together, they will explain how finance and development officers can and should work together to raise contributed income.

19
Aug 2021

The Delicate Dance: Cultivation, Stewardship, and Moving Donors Towards Greater Involvement

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Date
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

You’ll hear from a panel of experienced fundraisers about what they’ve learned from the pandemic and how they are moving forward.

2
Sep 2021

The Essential Guided Tour of Social Media

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Date
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

This session will explore the world of social media and the ways it can benefit your organization and improve your fundraising ability.

9
Sep 2021

Year-End Strategies: Stand Out — and Raise More

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Date
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

In this session you’ll learn from experts how to craft a year-end strategy that sets your group apart and boosts revenue. Hear real-world examples of fundraising techniques and messages that work and how to avoid pitfalls during this year’s giving season.

23
Sep 2021

Nonprofit Marketing 101 Workshop

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Date
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

Join the Community Foundation and a panel of local nonprofit marketing practitioners as we discuss best practices for marketing your organization in the post-pandemic world. The session will explore creative and successful tactics to get your message out!

7
Oct 2021

How to Convey Impact to Donors in Times of Change

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Date
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

Join this session to learn how to share your organization’s results clearly and creatively while demonstrating its untapped potential. You’ll get practical advice you can apply right away and examples of donor communications that inspire confidence even in uncertain times.

14
Oct 2021

Herding Well-Intended Cats: A Survival Guide to Navigating Small Shop Boards of Directors

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Date
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

How to successfully navigate and manage a board of directors, including developing foundational documents and creating systems that set realistic expectations for volunteers and staff alike.

28
Oct 2021

Fundraising 101 Workshop

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Date
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

Join the Community Foundation for an informative workshop to discuss fundraising strategies from local nonprofit partners.

9
Nov 2021

Taxation Basics for Fundraisers

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Date
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

This session will cover the basics of income and transfer taxes with a focus on how you can explain them to donors. You will also learn about the tax benefits associated with charitable gifts and factors that can affect them.

18
Nov 2021

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

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Date
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

This presentation is intended for organizations with at least one dedicated planned giving staff member, some investment in planned giving marketing, and a growth mindset around maximizing the opportunities for significant realized gift revenue in the coming years.

9
Dec 2021

Donor Retention Strategies that Work: From First Gift to Planned Gift

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Date
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

In this webinar, we’ll share thoughts on donor retention data and discuss donor retention strategies.

14
Dec 2021

Digital Storytelling That Attracts and Retains More Donors

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Date
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Time
Noon - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Event

Training Overview & Details

This session will explore modern nonprofit storytelling’s importance to donor stewardship and  how to use compelling stories that will resonate with supporters in ways that maintain the personal touch.

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