Webinars

Upcoming

When: Thursday, December 9th at 10:30am EST

Cost: FREE

Presenter: Nick Sollog

Messy Data In = Messy Data Out

Being able to pull out information from your CRM is one of the most common problems we hear about from organizations that reach out to us. If you don't have clean data going into your CRM you cannot pull clean data out. Migrating to a new system won't fix the problem either. Join us as we share policies and procedure best practices to implement so that your organization is set up for success with consistent gift entry, record keeping, data hygiene & reporting.

When: Thursday, January 13th at 10:30am EST

Cost: FREE

Presenter: Nick Sollog & Sarah Leach

Capital Campaigns in Unusual Times

Undertaking a capital campaign can seem daunting even in the best of times, but it need not be. Given the current climate, you may be considering holding off on launching your campaign effort and that is understandable. With individuals spending more time at home and focusing on causes that are important to them, now might be the right time for your organization to start your campaign effort. We will share a step-by-step guide of the methodology that has led hundreds of organizations and faith communities to not only reach their campaign goal but transform their organization. It's natural to have questions about getting started. We will address participants' concerns as they consider launching a campaign. Learn how to prepare and execute a successful campaign for your organization.

Past

When: Thursday, November 11th at 10:30am EST

Cost: FREE

Presenter: Nick Sollog

Getting Started with Data Analytics using Excel

You don't have to have majored in statistics or know how to use R or Python to use analytics in your fundraising efforts. While there are many amazing programs and vendors you can do some simple analytics using excel to help improve your fundraising ROI. Join us to learn how to use the powers of excel and pivot tables to see trends within your own data.

When: Thursday, October 14th

Presenters: Nick Sollog & Sarah Leach

Getting Ready for the Year-End Appeal

It's never too early to start planning for year-end fundraising. We are bringing back one of our most-requested webinars with some new updates. Need to inspire donors to both renew and increase their support? Want to fine-tune your EOY solicitation strategies? Then join us as we share how you can use your own data to determine which individuals are more likely to make a gift and how to create more donor-centric solicitation strategies. Having a solid plan for end of year (EOY) giving is crucial to the success of your fundraising efforts so don't wait to plan out the business quarter of fundraising.

When: Tuesday, February 16th

Presenter: Nick Sollog

Database Administration for non-DBA's

We've always said that if it's not in the database it doesn't exist. While getting it into the database is a crucial step it really is just a first step. You don't have to have a degree or background in databases to have a well organized CRM. Join us as we share database administration best practices to implement so that your organization is set-up for success with consistent gift entry, record keeping, data hygiene & reporting.

Calendars of 1st quarter for 2021 in pink hues. Image by Olya Kobruseva

When: Tuesday, January 26th

Presenter: Nick Sollog

Implementing Recurring Giving: Phasing in Sustainable Income for your Organization

Recurring gifts are a great way for your donors to connect with your organization on a regular basis. In addition to creating a long-term relationship with these donors, you’re also adding an ongoing stream of revenue for your organization. Recurring giving programs can be very beneficial to nonprofit organizations but organizing and promoting these types of programs take a special approach. Learn helpful strategies and tips for moving donors from one annual gift to giving on a monthly basis.

When: Tuesday, November 24

Presenters: Nick Sollog & Amy Holland

Year-End Annual Giving Strategies

Having a solid plan for end of year (EOY) giving is crucial to the success of your fundraising efforts. Now more than ever, we need to get both creative and strategic with how our solicitations inspire donors to both renew and increase their support. We will share data-driven methods to help attendees fine-tune their EOY solicitation strategies in ways that allow you to be both more effective and efficient. Attendees will also learn how to use their own data to determine which individuals are more likely to make a gift and how to create more donor-centric solicitation strategies. Whether you are unsure of what lies in your data or you live inside of your data day in and day out, you will leave with tools that you can use year after year.