Crisis Leadership: Responsive Fundraising
Dates: May 26 or May 27 or May 28 or May 29
Effective crisis leadership is vital to the short-term survival and long-term health of your nonprofit, including your nonprofit’s fundraising. In this course, learn how crisis leadership is distinct from leadership in “normal times,” and how crisis communication strategies can build levels of trust that fortify fundraising success. Regardless of your job title, these research-based practices will enhance your nonprofit and fundraising leadership skills during this current crisis. View the agenda.
The New Frontier of Digital Fundraising
Dates: June 8 or June 9 or June 10 or June 11
Sheltering-in-place also means fundraising-in-place. As your constituencies continue to limit their activities beyond home, how do you keep your message front and center? With zoom calls, video chats, online games, eLearning, email and social media consuming our days, what can your nonprofit organization do to highlight your mission’s relevance and ask for support in compelling ways? In this course, you’ll learn new digital strategies and tools for creating engaging online content. View the agenda.
Capital Campaigns: Now What Do I Do?
Dates: June 29 or June 30 or July 1 or July 2
Is your capital campaign in the early planning stages? In the silent phase soliciting lead donors? Or maybe it’s in the public phase, engaging a broad base of donors to reach its goal. What do you do now that the global pandemic has changed everything? In this course you’ll learn strategies to approach your capital campaign whatever phase it’s currently in, and be better prepared to lead the campaign on a new trajectory.
Board of Directors: Now, More than Ever
Dates: July 20 or July 21 or July 22 or July 23
Fundraising begins with the board. Organizations will best weather the current environment with strong boards who are invested in fundraising. In this course you will learn the importance of board engagement for fundraising and discover new ways to lead board members in this important organizational responsibility.
What's Your Story: Making Your Case
Dates: August 10 or August 11 or August 12 or August 13
A strong case for support that expresses your STORY is a key component for navigating through the short term, and for success in the long term Your case for support expresses all the reasons your organization deserves philanthropic support. How do you translate that case across all your communications channels? In this course you’ll learn the art and science of nonprofit storytelling to build a case that inspires donors to give.