FREE NONPROFIT WEBINARS

Fundraising, Marketing, IT, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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How to Find New Funders in Your Backyard in Under 60 Minutes

10:00 am PT

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1:00 pm ET

Are you at a dead-end when it comes to the next funders to pursue? Don’t worry! This free grant workshop is made especially for you! In this 1-hour workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll learn new strategic methods you can immediately start using to find new funders in your backyard.

Will Yang & Chandler Clayton | Instrumentl

Preventing Financial Fraud at Your Nonprofit

10:00 am PT

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1:00 pm ET

Join us for a webinar on the financial threats that face nonprofit organizations and the steps you can take to protect your nonprofit from financial fraud. You'll get an overview on wire fraud, share examples that they have encountered, and talk about the steps you can take to protect your organization. Staff who are involved in processing financial transactions will find it relevant, whether or not you have IT responsibilities.

Carole Melvin & Matt Eshleman | Community IT

Nurturing Safe Space: Ensuring Employee Retention

8:00 am PT

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11:00 am ET

Former nonprofit executive director Ginny Waller will facilitate a virtual workshop for nonprofit leaders to improve employee retention through the reinforcement of a culture of high psychological safety in which people can take interpersonal risks by speaking their truths. The facilitator will lead peer discussions around identifying the elements of a healthy organizational culture and strategies to increase employee engagement.

Ginny Waller | Waller Consulting, LLC

Designing Curriculum That Connects With Your Audience

9:00 AM

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12:00 PM

How do you design content and curriculum that connects with your audience? In this workshop, we will review 3 core strategies, including how to structure content for live virtual learning, how to design virtual gatherings for maximum engagement, and ways to match your organizational capacity with your audience's needs. Participants will leave this training with a better understanding of how to design engaging curriculum and content to reach learning goals.

Leah Weiner | Nonprofit Learning Lab

Are Your Business Payments Safe?

10:00 AM

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1:00 PM

Did you know your current check processing is posing risks and exposing your AP payments to fraud risks? With internal and external threats on the rise, accounting teams have no time to lose in mitigating the risk of payment fraud, safeguarding sensitive banking information, and ensuring the integrity of the accounting system. Electronic payment solutions provide greater protections than paper checks, mitigating the risk of payment fraud.

Sierre Lindgren and Matthew Kirkpatrick | Paymerang

Becoming an Inclusive Nonprofit Board of Directors

9:00 am PT

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12:00 pm ET

Most nonprofit boards work on diversifying their demographic composition. However, few understand that diversity efforts will not succeed in recruiting, retaining, and growing diverse board members if the board does not practice being inclusive. In this workshop, we will also discuss the responsibilities of the nonprofit board to develop an inclusive environment to support successful diversity efforts in the nonprofit.

Consuelo Meux | CM Consulting

How to Plan Your 12-Month Grants Calendar in Under 60 Minutes

10:00 AM

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1:00 PM

Don’t have the faintest idea of where to start when it comes to creating a grants calendar? Stress no more! If you’re struggling to get a jumpstart on creating a meaningful 12-months grants calendar, this free grants workshop is for you.​ In this 1-hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you’ll learn why grants calendars are so important and how to actually start creating your own grants calendar today.

Will Yang | Instrumentl

Data Makeovers; How to Make Your Data More Beautiful and Engaging

8:00 AM

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11:00 AM

Data visualization is like one of those unlikely couples. One partner is outgoing and a great storyteller. The other is introverted and sticks to the facts. To make great charts, maps, and graphs, you need to channel both partners in this odd couple: the artist and the analyst. In this workshop, I will offer up 10 key rules about composition that artists know and that analysts (and the rest of us) can apply when presenting data.

Amelia Kohm | Data Viz for Nonprofits

How to Improve your Fundraising and Communications with Better Donor Data

9:00 AM

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12:00 PM

Whether you are a Development Director or a Communications Manager, being able to trust your data can make or break your ability to function efficiently as an organization. From preparing your EOY appeal or segmenting your email lists a little better, having confidence in the data in your systems to help you make data driven decisions is key. In this workshop, you will learn what you need to make a Data Management Plan to ensure that the data you are gathering will be useful to you when you need it.

Cristina Bahm | MonkeyPod

Annual Report: Is it a Burden or a Call to Action for Donors

8:00 AM

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11:00 AM

Do you want your annual report to recruit donors for you? As a general rule, people don't like to donate, but they LOVE to make a difference. If you apply the neuroscience of giving to the creation and distribution of your annual report, the world will see the difference they can make through you, and respond accordingly.

Allecia Harley | Prevention Advisory Group

Your Nonprofit's Online Presence: Legal Risks and Protections for Websites and Social Media.

8:00 AM

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11:00 AM

Learn best practices for how to protect your online intellectual property, such as educational and training materials, fundraising campaigns, blog posts, newsletters, and photos, and how to reduce risk when using others' content. We'll discuss copyright, fair use, trademarks, defamation, invasion of privacy, and rights of publicity.

Amy Cook | Amy Cook Law

Becoming a Nonprofit Thought Leader

9:00 am PT

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12:00 pm ET

This webinar offers new ways to think of and consider thought leadership as a strategy not just limited to the status of subject matter experts, but to the overall impact and authority of the organization. We will identify the top three benefits of thought leadership, discuss steps to implementation and common mistakes to avoid, and explore how to use thought leadership for business development and fundraising.

Shereese Floyd | Witness My Life

How to Prioritize Your Grant Prospect List in Under 60 Minutes

9:00 AM

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12:00 PM

Not sure how to prioritize which grant funders to pursue? Fret not, for this grant workshop was made for you. ​In this 1-hour special workshop hosted by Instrumentl, you'll learn why fit matters, 10 questions to help rank funders, and how to create your own decision matrix.

Will Yang | Instrumentl

Design Inclusive Engagement Surveys: Strategies and Examples

9:00 am PT

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12:00 pm ET

Your surveys allow connecting and engaging your constituents with your mission and the impact your work creates. This session gives you a walkthrough of strategies and examples to design those surveys with inclusivity at the core, including how to factor in COVID-related impact. Join us to learn "ready to apply" ideas for your upcoming engagement surveys.

Meena Das | NamasteData

Organizational Lifecycle During Times of Change

8:00 am PT

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11:00 am ET

When there are so many unknowns in front of us, and going back to "normal" seems like a myth, organizations have to consider what is next. Discussions of huge changes, like mergers, partnerships, mission shifts, and sunsetting can be fraught with difficulties. We will discuss the successes and challenges of alternative operating models as well as a frank discussion around the fears of big change.

Brian Loevner | BLVE, LLC

Give A Great Presentation Even If You Are Nervous: Getting Comfortable With Public Speaking

9:00 am PT

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12:00 pm ET

Give A Great Presentation Even If You Are Nervous: Getting Comfortable With Public Speaking

Being asked to give a presentation can be very nerve-racking. This workshop is ideal for both first-time presenters and experienced veterans. We will peel back the layers and show you how we prepare internally for presentations as well as how we coach and prepare external presenters. You will walk away from this workshop with practical skills, strategies, and a checklist to make sure you always know what to do before a presentation so it can be successful.

Leah Weiner | Nonprofit Learning Lab

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