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Fundraising

Build a Strong Young-Alumni Program: Webinar & Reference Guide

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.

Fundraising

Using Sales Techniques to Improve Fundraising: Embracing Donor Objections

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.

Fundraising

Build Ties with Diverse Donors

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?

Fundraising

Year-End Campaigns: Strategies That Work

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.

Fundraising

How to Attract Wealthy Donors

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.

Fundraising

Clean Up a Messy Donor Database

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.

Fundraising

Successful Volunteer Engagement

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.

Fundraising

Effective Fundraising Appeals: Live Critiques

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.

General

Get the Most Out of Your Board

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.

Grant Seeking

Create Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships That Thrive

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.

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