PicoFeed The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://philanthropy.com/ 2017-04-24T16:55:38-04:00 The Chronicle of Philanthropy Raise More Money from Events https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1167 2017-06-22T14:00:00-04:00 Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and fundraising experts for fresh and creative approaches to raise more from your fundraising events.  Tailor Your Appeals to Different Generations https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1166 2017-06-08T14:00:00-04:00 Join us for an informative session to get insights into the differing mindsets of today’s donors and the best ways to reach each different age groups. Seeking Grants from Corporate Foundations https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1165 2017-05-23T14:00:00-04:00 Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and experts on corporate giving and get tips and advice to increase your odds of winning a corporate foundation grant. Use Data to Demonstrate Impact to Donors https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1164 2017-05-11T14:00:00-04:00 This webinar will give you tools and tactics to foster an organizational culture that values data and evidence — and show you how to share this data with donors who want results. Women’s Philanthropy: What Works https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1163 2017-04-27T14:00:00-04:00 Join us to hear perspectives on what works for major donors who are women and how fundraisers can tap into women’s philanthropy. Five Steps to Writing a Stronger Grant Proposal https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1162 2017-04-06T14:00:00-04:00 Join us for a 75-minute session that will help you understand how to write each element of a compelling grant proposal. Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Done Right https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1161 2017-03-16T14:00:00-04:00 Join us for a tactical session featuring smart nonprofits that are mobilizing supporters to raise money for their causes among friends and relatives. Winning Grants From Family Foundations https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1160 2017-02-23T14:00:00-05:00 Join us for a one-hour webinar in which you’ll gain insights into how family foundations operate and how to find family foundations interested in your mission. Cultivating Midlevel Donors: Beyond the Basics https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1159 2017-02-09T14:00:00-05:00 Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and nonprofit experts for a session that will show you how to create a positive experience for your midlevel donors. Help College Deans and Department Heads Raise Money https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1158 2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00 Join us for a practical session that will give fundraisers strategies for helping deans and department heads better understand and execute fundraising responsibilities. Winning Grants: The Program Officer's Perspective https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1157 2016-11-17T14:00:00-05:00 Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and two veteran grant makers for an inside look at grant seeking. Our speakers will offer you a candid appraisal of what works and what doesn’t in grant seeking from the  foundation’s perspective. Tell a Powerful Story in Every Medium and Raise More Money https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1155 2016-10-27T14:00:00-04:00 Join us to learn how to craft a compelling story that appeals to donors and adapt it to many different avenues of communication — from social networks to websites, video, email, and podcasts. Raise Money Through Targeted Online Advertising and Marketing https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1153 2016-10-13T14:00:00-04:00 Join us as we explore new options for targeting potential donors online. Learn how to use grants from Google’s AdWords, paid social media, sponsored searches, and other digital tactics to promote your nonprofit online. Build a Strong Young-Alumni Program: Webinar & Reference Guide https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1151 2016-09-22T14:00:00-04:00 Join us to gain insights into the millennial mindset and get proven techniques to help you tailor your fundraising to young donors. We’ll share examples of appeals and events that engage students and recent graduates effectively, fostering long-term relationships and building active and supportive communities of alumni. Using Sales Techniques to Improve Fundraising: Embracing Donor Objections https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1149 2016-09-08T14:00:00-04:00 This one-hour webinar will give you tools to work through a donor’s objections, delay tactics, and excuses for making a commitment, all with the goal of helping you improve your fundraising results. Build Ties with Diverse Donors https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1147 2016-08-18T14:00:00-04:00 Today’s donors are more diverse than ever, and fundraising experts warn that traditional appeals and approaches don’t always resonate with Americans of all ethnicities. How well is your nonprofit connecting with donors of color? Year-End Campaigns: Strategies That Work https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1145 2016-07-21T14:00:00-04:00 Many nonprofits raise 40% of their annual revenue during the holiday fundraising season. Join us for an online session that will offer fresh ideas for your critical year-end campaigns. We’ll share examples of approaches that worked at other nonprofits, offer tips for integrating direct-mail and online giving, and share strategies to help you plan a strong campaign to close 2016. How to Attract Wealthy Donors https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1143 2016-06-23T14:00:00-04:00 For fundraisers who are new to working with wealthy donors or experienced development professionals seeking fresh approaches to soliciting the very wealthy, this session will share insights from two veteran fundraisers who have raised millions. Clean Up a Messy Donor Database https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1141 2016-06-09T14:00:00-04:00 A database of reliable donor information is the foundation for fundraising success. Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and our nonprofit experts to get immediate steps you can take to remedy database problems. Successful Volunteer Engagement https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1139 2016-05-24T14:00:00-04:00 During this session, we will share eight ways to engage volunteers more effectively and feature case studies that illustrate the power of four of those techniques. The case studies will feature organizations of varying size with different types of volunteers. This webinar is designed for nonprofits that already rely heavily on volunteers and want to improve processes, relationships, and outcomes. Effective Fundraising Appeals: Live Critiques https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1137 2016-05-12T14:00:00-04:00 How effective are your fundraising appeals? Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy to learn what works best in direct-mail and e-mail fundraising appeals. Our fundraising expert will offer live critiques of audience-submitted fundraising appeals and offer insights into how to make them more compelling and produce better results. Get the Most Out of Your Board https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1135 2016-04-28T14:00:00-04:00 Nonprofits of all sizes struggle with board dynamics, board fundraising, and leadership of this important group. This webinar session will offer tactics to help you recruit board members more strategically, better connect members to your mission, engage your board in fundraising and financial stewardship, and nurture a culture of giving. By the end of the session, participants will have a list of actionable steps they can use to strengthen board engagement at their organizations. Create Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships That Thrive https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1133 2016-04-14T14:00:00-04:00 Find out what companies and charities need most to make an alliance work. You’ll learn what it takes to build a mutually beneficial partnership and how to develop a strong, long-term relationship with a corporate sponsor. Donor Relations: Making the Most of Mid-Level Donors https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1131 2016-03-17T14:00:00-04:00 Mid-level donors can fall through the cracks at nonprofits. Often these donors don’t get attention because they aren’t the responsibility of people who oversee big gifts or mass solicitations. Overlooking them could be a big mistake. Write Smarter: Grant-Seeking Strategies and Time Savers https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1129 2016-02-25T14:00:00-05:00 Join us for a tactical session to learn strategies for streamlining the proposal writing process. We’ll share techniques to make your writing stronger and help you craft proposals that stand out from the competition. We’ll also show you how to strengthen your case for support and offer strategies for demonstrating impact. Attracting Baby Boomer Donors https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1127 2016-02-04T14:00:00-05:00 Baby boomers give more money to charities than people in any other age group. In fact, 43% of all donations from individuals come from people in this generation, and these donors are more likely to volunteer than younger donors. How is your nonprofit reaching donors in their 50s and 60s? Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and fundraising experts to gain the latest insights into the giving habits of this important pool of donors, and the most effective ways to attract them to your cause. How to Build a Planned Giving Program https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1125 2016-01-14T14:00:00-05:00 More than half of wealthy people surveyed in 2014 said they plan to give a big share of their wealth to charity when they die.  To learn how to start seeking such donations, join us for a one-hour session that will walk through the fundamentals of establishing a planned giving program. How to Win Grants from Private Foundation Donors https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1123 2015-11-19T14:00:00-05:00 Many nonprofits focus their grant seeking on the wealthiest foundations, ignoring the family and small foundations that are worth $50-million or less. But small foundations often make decisions more quickly, make grants in lump sums rather than multiple payments, and offer easier application processes. Join us to get insights into grant making at their foundations and share their communication preferences as well as dos and don’ts for grant seekers. How to Engage Millennial Donors https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1121 2015-10-15T14:00:00-04:00 Figuring out how to attract “next gen” donors is a challenge for charities. While donors in their 20s and 30s are keen to volunteer, they also demand more transparency and detailed information before donating to a nonprofit.  Groups that can figure out how to channel the energy of young supporters—and decipher how the giving patterns of younger generations differ from those of their parents and grandparents—will have soon have the upper hand. Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and fundraising experts to find out what works, and what doesn’t, with tomorrow’s donors. How to Hold a Successful Giving Day https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1119 2015-09-24T14:00:00-04:00 Scores of nonprofits are discovering how to build excitement around day-long fundraising campaigns. Join us for a primer on how to carry out a one-day fundraising campaign for your cause. Organize Cost-Effective Special Events https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1115 2015-08-13T14:00:00-04:00 Whether you’re new to fundraising events or a veteran planner, staying within budget while keeping your affair engaging can be a challenge. Whether you’re planning a walkathon, gala, or other creative fundraising event, join us for one-hour session that will help you attract more dollars without spending more. Year-End Campaigns: Strategies that Work https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1113 2015-07-16T14:00:00-04:00 Plan now and enjoy strong fourth-quarter fundraising returns. Join us for an online session that will offer fresh ideas for bolstering your year-end fundraising. We’ll share examples of approaches that worked at other nonprofits, offer tips for integrating direct-mail and online giving, and share strategies to help you plan a strong campaign to close 2015. Using Data Visualization to Inspire Donors to Give and Get Involved https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1109 2015-06-11T14:00:00-04:00 Data is everywhere these days, and many nonprofits are honing their abilities to collect and analyze it. But once you have compelling data, how do you best share it with supporters, potential donors, board members, and other people who influence your organization’s work? Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy to learn how you can visually present data in appealing and easy-to-understand ways and get your message heard. How to Build a Strong Volunteer Program https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1107 2015-05-28T14:00:00-04:00 Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and nonprofit experts to learn how your charity can build a strong volunteer program that reduces operating costs, expands your reach, and attracts supporters, including big business. How to Attract Female Donors https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1105 2015-05-14T14:00:00-04:00 Women are more generous than men when it comes to charitable giving, study after study shows. At every giving level, women are more likely than men to make donations―and to give more. Hear from the Director of Women and Philanthropy at the University of California, Los Angeles about how she reinvigorated a 20-year-old women's giving program, and gain insights into how to successfully appeal to women from consultant Kathleen Loehr.