Online Nonprofit Trainings

Training, Facilitation, & Leadership


Upcoming Dates

October 28, December 2

Creating Webinars That People Want to Attend

Do you create webinars? We review best practices for participant engagement, content creation, great visuals and marketing tips. Anyone can create a webinar but getting people to want to attend is a different problem to solve!

Upcoming Dates

October 29

How to Create and Design Curriculum for an Online Format

Need help designing online curriculum? This workshop helps you create a collaborative, online environment. We demonstrate how to create a clear structure for online training, how to engage participants, and the curriculum design process for an online format.

Upcoming Dates

October 7, November 10

How to Facilitate A Group Online: Fostering Meaningful Conversation and Building Community Online

This workshop covers best practices for online facilitation. We review how to lead engaging activities and create or re-design activities for an online platform. This training includes instantaneous feedback and active participation.

Upcoming Dates

October 9, December 3

How to Lead Better Online Meetings and Trainings

This 75-minute live webinar covers effective approaches to online meetings and trainings. We cover how to make great slides, how to keep your adult participants engaged, and best practices for live virtual meetings and trainings.

Upcoming Dates

Many sessions available

Train the Trainers Workshop: Virtual Edition

This advanced-level training is similar to our in-person Train the Trainer workshop, but virtual! We cover: virtual room management, learner engagement, slides/visuals creation, adult learning methods, and other ways to create an engaging online learning experience! Get ready for active participation in this cohort based training! 

Fundraising and Virtual Events


Upcoming Dates

October 13, November 17

How to Successfully Manage & Engage Volunteers Virtually

Do you rely on volunteers? This live webinar covers online platforms to manage volunteers, virtually recruit, interview and train new volunteers, and best practices to engage volunteers and manage their projects virtually. 

Upcoming Dates

October 21

How to Virtually Train Volunteers: From Self Guided Learning Modules to Deep Dive Trainings

This training covers how to prepare for a virtual volunteer training make sure it aligns with the goals of your volunteer program. We analyze instructional design and leave time to  practice training techniques that you could use in your own volunteer training program.


Upcoming Dates

October 14

Program Evaluation Amidst Change: How to Evaluate Quality, Outcomes and Impact

In this webinar, we offer suggestions for how to evaluate quality and effectiveness in these disrupted times. Topics include: what to do with incomplete or missing data, what to do when the data you want is no longer available, how to switch to digital data collection, and how to get the most from your online program platform.

Upcoming Dates

October 8, October 29

Moving Forward While Looking Back: Using 2020 to Inform Your Next Strategic Plan

We discuss how to create a strategic plan that will live in your organization for years to come, instead of getting filed away never to be looked at again. This is a great opportunity to review what happened in your organization and community in 2020 and use that information to make smart, strategic choices proactively in your organization, rather than reactively.

Upcoming Dates

October 19

Bring Your Silent Auction Online: A Guide to a Successful Event

Silent auctions, whether in-person or online, require months of planning, preparation, coordination, and marketing. This workshop covers strategies and detailed timelines to ensure that you host a seamless online silent auction for your donors. Come away with a tool kit to help your team host the best silent auction possible at this time. 

Upcoming Dates

October 1, November 4

Building a Donor Base in a Digital World: Raising More Funds in 2021

Join Robin L. Cabral, MA, CFRE, MFIA, as she takes you through a multichannel approach to donor communications through using lead magnets and customer sales maps to acquire new donors, align digital strategies to form a cohesive donor journey, and build meaningful donor relationships through timely touch-points.

Upcoming Dates

October 22, November 12

Effective Direct Mail: Annual Appeals During a Global Pandemic

Don't know what to say in your year-end appeal given the COVID Pandemic, economic meltdown, and long overdue racial justice reckoning? Join Katherine DeFoyd and Liliana Marques of Growth for Good as they share ideas and evidence about the best approach to annual appeals. Consider new approaches and time-honored best practices to acquire new donors, renew long time supporters, and raise lots and lots of money!

Upcoming Dates

October 6, November 5

Examining Your Development Plan: Strategies and Modifications for Successful Fundraising in 2021

This session will help you prioritize your plans and equip you to make tough decisions about what strategies are still viable and where you need to make modifications. This session will provide valuable insights on ways to best focus your fundraising efforts for maximum net dollars raised.

Upcoming Dates

October 5, October 21

Online Event Logistics: How to Plan, Prepare, and Execute Virtual Experiences

Feeling overwhelmed by all the logistics that go into organizing an online event? In this workshop, we will offer practical strategies and tips for running a successful virtual event, and ensure that you are equipped to host a seamless experience for your guests, staff and volunteers.

Upcoming Dates

September 24, October 20

Prospect Research for Frontline Fundraisers & Small Shops

Prospect Research is a valuable tool that is not just for large nonprofits. This session reviews basic tools and tips as a means to strengthen the knowledge of your individual donors and allow for more informed identification, cultivation and solicitation of annual stewardship and major gift prospects.

Upcoming Dates

September 23, October 5

Securing Corporate Sponsorships Amidst Change: Determining Prospects, Making the Ask and Creating a Custom Package

Is your organization working to attract corporate sponsorships? This workshop will cover strategies for promoting your nonprofit during constant change, creating customized sponsorships packages, and ways to approach potential corporate sponsors. 

Upcoming Dates

September 22

The Virtual Donor: How Do You Engage and Retain Donors You Have Never Met in Person?

This new donor class now plays a significant role in your fundraising success. They require intentional messaging, campaigns, and outreach. Learn more about these digital donors and the specific engagement and communication needed to retain them.

Upcoming Dates

October 28, November 12

Virtual Gala: Engaging Donors in Their Homes

If your nonprofit is shifting fundraisers to an online format, this webinar is for you! Our trainer will cover a variety of virtual event ideas, promotional strategies, timeline recommendations, and a number of unique ways for you to create an engaging experience. 


Volunteer Management

Nonprofit Learning Lab

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