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August Workshop Round Up

Workshops at the Nonprofit Learning Lab Available August 2022 - Get All of These and More with Membership!




Create, Revise & Implement A Fundraising Plan: Action Steps & Strategies for Staff, Volunteers & Board Members - August 2nd, 2022



Fundraising can be hard for a small team as it requires people and resources. In reflecting upon the challenges of 2020 and 2021, fundraising can be even daunting for a small development team. In this interactive workshop, we will discuss strategies and action steps to build upon and implement a fundraising plan and create a team of supporters including board members, fundraising committees, community leaders, volunteers or interns . We will discuss implementable strategies to get you on the right track to raise more for your organization. This training is ideal for organizations with 1-3 people in a development office who spend part or all of their time focused on fundraising. We will focus on setting realistic weekly and monthly goals that you can achieve as an organization and small team! Learn more here.


How to Design Online Curriculum for Adults: Micro-learning, Webinars and Online Trainings - August 2nd, 2022


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. Attendees will gain tips and tricks for creating visually appealing online content that will effectively engage adult audiences. Learn more here.


Empower Volunteers to Fundraise: Affinity Groups, Peer to Peer & Leadership Committees - August 3rd, 2022


“Affinity fundraising” is a strategy that utilizes the power of peer-to-peer fundraising to help raise money for your nonprofit. Using volunteers to help raise funds for your mission can leverage the volunteers' network, resources and talents. This workshop will provide step by step guidance on how to create and implement affinity style fundraising whether it is a peer to peer campaign on social media, affinity groups or internal leadership committees that fundraise on behalf of the organization. We will review platforms, structures and best practices to ensure volunteers can fundraise on your organization's behalf. Learn more here.



Do-Able Fundraising for Real-World Boards - August 8th, 2022

If we operated in a perfect world, every board member would double as a major gifts officer for his or her organization; however, we live in the real world where fundraising is often considered scarier than death or public speaking. Learn the board’s role in fundraising from a governance perspective and what your nonprofit can reasonably expect from individual board members. Specific, actionable ways even the most introverted board member can play a vital role in fundraising—without making an ask—will be explored. Take away engaging activities you can employ at your next meeting to get your board on board with fundraising. Learn more here.


The Magic and Methods of Monthly Giving - August 8th, 2022


Do you struggle to retain donors? Are you looking to acquire new donors each year to make up for those you’ve lost? The “Magic and Methods of Monthly Gifts” will explore the benefits of monthly giving programs. Combining theory and practical application, the engaging and participatory environment, will prepare participants to embrace the power and magic of monthly giving. Register for this workshop to explore the benefits of monthly giving programs, organizational readiness, and methods for implementation and follow-up. Presenter Janet Cobbs will help participants to embrace the power and magic of monthly giving. Register and learn more here!


Sharing Data with Your Community: Staying Actionable and Relevant - August 9th, 2022

Overwhelmed with how to release important data to your community? Learn how to easily share data in a way that feels relevant and actionable to those you are sharing it with. Sharing data with your community will encourage collaboration, increase trust and transparency, and inspire action! We will share four easy steps to sharing data from identifying your audience to reflecting on your process. Learn more here.



Strategies for Inclusive and Productive Meetings, Focus Groups, and Brainstorming Sessions: In Person or Online - August 9th 2022

Meetings, focus groups, and brainstorming sessions help organizations generate new ideas, connect on strategy, receive input and reflect on the past to move towards the future. A great meeting, focus group, or brainstorming session brings forth diverse opinions and thoughts, generating input from all individuals that have gathered. In this workshop, we will provide an in-depth review of methods and structures for virtual and in-person meetings, focus groups, and brainstorming sessions. If you are gathering people together whether in-person or virtually, it is critical to engage attendees and achieve the goals you are setting to accomplish. Gathering people together takes time and being as productive as possible is essential to achieving your goals. This workshop will also focus on how to close out, analyze information and data gathered and methods to move forward. Learn more here.



The Magic and Methods of Monthly Giving - August 11, 2022

Do you struggle to retain donors? Are you looking to acquire new donors each year to make up for those you’ve lost? The “Magic and Methods of Monthly Gifts” will explore the benefits of monthly giving programs, organizational readiness, and methods for implementation and follow-up. Combining theory and practical application, the engaging and participatory environment, will prepare participants to embrace the power and magic of monthly giving. Learn more here.