More to give: Donor sentiment on 2020 year-end giving | October 13, 2020
The big question on every fundraiser’s mind today is: What will year-end giving look like? Rather than gaze into a crystal ball, we decided to go right to the source. We asked donors. In this webinar, The Nonprofit Alliance Foundation and RKD Group teamed up to present our in-depth research on donor sentiment. We also brought in three experts from nonprofit organizations to offer their thoughts on what to expect this December.
(Re)Launching Your Face-to-Face Program | October 5, 2020
Are you wondering what F2F looks like after a full pause? Are you looking to launch your first F2F program to fill funding and revenue gaps caused by Covid-19? Three leading nonprofits made the decision to get back into the market in mid-2020. Learn why they decided “yes” and how they prepared their teams to be fundraising in-field. This program is an excellent resource for program managers and organizational decision-makers.
Leading by Example: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Nonprofit Sector | September 15, 2020
The Nonprofit Alliance hosts a c-suite armchair discussion about the transformational effect of diversifying an organization’s leadership team and leading with active accountability. Distinguished nonprofit leaders speak candidly of their own successes — and setbacks — in prioritizing diverse and inclusive values, emphasizing the critical importance of top-down value ownership and the responsibility to lead and mentor through senior management teams.
Forward Leading | June 29, 2020
A frank conversation about systemic racism and how to prioritize Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Navigating COVID-19 Grants | June 3, 2020
There’s been a lot of chatter about grants to help nonprofits navigate the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic — but where to begin? Where can you find opportunities, what are funders looking for, and how can you as a nonprofit put your best foot forward in applying for financial support? Watch this roundtable discussion about charities who are creatively adapting programs and finding ways to make their mission newly relevant, and monitoring how grantmakers are approaching the funding decisions.
Grant Seeking 2.0: Engaging Next Generation Foundation Board & Staff | February 26, 2020
Your organization is strategizing about attracting younger donors, engaging younger volunteers, and retaining younger staff. Have you considered the generation shift within foundation decision-makers? John Hicks, CFRE, takes us through a very easy-to-follow discussion of the new tactics and techniques nonprofit grant seekers should employ to recognize and respond to emerging foundation leaders and better position your nonprofit for funding consideration.
Nonprofit Risk Management in the #MeToo Era | January 25, 2020
Nonprofits are not immune from #MeToo cultures and sexual harassment vulnerability — in fact, NPO work environments may be especially at risk. What is the board’s role and responsibility? Human resources? How do volunteers factor in? Does your organization have a risk management game plan in place before a crisis occurs? Industry expert Lisa Brauner, Head of Perlman & Perlman LLP’s Employment Law practice, leads us through best practices — and consequences of not acting.
Test of the Month Series
Each month, we host a “snack size” 20-30 minute program, led by fundraising guru Nick Ellinger, featuring test case studies that can help spark new ideas for your own fundraising programs. Archived sessions are available here on demand. To participate live and share your own testing insights, register for the series and attend when you can.
Test of the Month | June 2021
We challenge you to a duel! Cats vs. dogs, vanilla vs. chocolate, mountains vs. beach … we all have a favorite. Find out what happens when we give our donors opportunities for expressive choice before, during, or after a donation.
Test of the Month | May 2021
First impressions are lasting impressions. This month we have a potpourri session of three tests with results that may surprise you: face-to-face paid employee disclosures, social proofing language, and the uphill battle against implicit bias.
Test of the Month | April 2021
This month we take a look at the results of one nonprofit organization’s nationwide randomized trial on Facebook to drill down on the popular question, does online fundraising increase charitable giving? Enjoy this geek-out episode, and manage your spending budget accordingly!
Test of the Month | March 2021
“You will probably refuse, but … ” People like to maintain autonomy and will dig in their heels to prove it. So how does the presumptive statement that someone will refuse to support your cause impact a fundraising ask? Check out this month’s video to find out.
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