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Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Posted By Lori Kadavy, Firespring, Thursday, August 1, 2013

 

 

LANO Members: Join Us Online and Discover:

 

Online Fundraising

Best Practices for Nonprofits 

 

Discover how to harness the power of the internet for fundraising by tapping into the expertise of Firespring – a company that has conducted more than 10 years of focus group research with nonprofit constituents and donors. You’ll learn:

• the advantages of raising funds online;

• key reasons for donor abandonment;

• how to build a strong donor retention plan;

• specific action steps to achieving online fundraising success; and

• real-world examples of how nonprofits are succeeding with online fundraising.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM CDT

 

 

You won’t want to miss this engaging and informative session led by Firespring CEO/Founder Jay Wilkinson, one of America’s top-rated speakers.

                 

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Nonprofit Workshop: Engaging Board Members & Volunteers in Fundraising

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Tuesday, July 2, 2013

 
Is your board of directors expected to raise money for your nonprofit?

Are they performing the way you need them to?

Do your most dedicated volunteers help grow the funds for your organization?

This workshop will provide you with simple tools to help your board members and volunteers become engaged, excited and successful in fundraising.

 

[REGISTER]

 

Registration $35 per person. Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and organizations registering two or more people.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation for completing the workshop.

For questions, to inquire about discount codes, or to reserve your space and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

While it is not required, we recommend that both a staff member and a board member from your organization attend this workshop for maximum effectiveness. Discounts are available.

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Nonprofit workshop: Grantwriting for Beginners

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Monday, June 10, 2013
 
Nonprofit workshop:
Grantwriting for Beginners
Thursday, June 20
1:00-3:30pm
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans
Details & registration at www.thefundingseed.com


 


Are you involved with a nonprofit?

Does your job require you to raise funds for your department or position?Do you want to add a valuable skill to your resume?

Consider grantwriting!




Grantwriting for Beginners is an engaging workshop that gives you the basic tools you need to start writing grants. Participants will learn how to find funding opportunities, tools and tips for writing proposals and ways to make a program competitive for repeat funding.

Attendees will receive a certificate of participation after completing the workshop.

Registration $35 per person. Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and organizations registering two or more people.

Email info@thefundingseed.com to inquire about discount codes or to reserve your space and pay at the door.

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Call for Applications: The Funding Seed's Fundraising Intensive Program

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Friday, May 3, 2013
Now accepting applications for enrollment in the 2013-2014 class of
The Fundraising Intensive Program:
A new training opportunity presented by The Funding Seed!


 

The Fundraising Intensive Program is a 10-month course that gives you tools to raise funds for your nonprofit. Through a combination of group learning and one-on-one coaching, participants will learn best practices and practical skills related to a range of fundraising activities.

Over the course of the program, the nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers involved will learn about:

  • Fundraising Planning
  • Individual Donor Development
  • Major Donors Fundraising Campaigns
  • Year-End Fundraising Fundraising by Mail and Email
  • Grant Research and Writing
  • Board and Volunteer Engagement

Participation is limited and applications are required.

If you are interested in joining The Funding Seed's Fundraising Intensive Program for the inaugural 2013-2014 class, please and complete the program application by Friday, May 24 at 5:00 p.m.

For questions, please call (504) 307-7220 or email info@thefundingseed.com, or visit www.thefundingseed.com.

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Nonprofit fundraising workshop: Annual Fund Campaigns 101

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Wednesday, April 3, 2013
 
 
Nonprofit fundraising workshop:
Annual Fund Campaigns 101

Friday, April 19, 9:30am-12:00pm

Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans

Details and registratiom at www.thefundingseed.com.

Annual fund campaigns are a great way to jumpstart a nonprofit's fundraising.  But how do you get started?  How can you help your campaign raise more money?

This workshop will walk you through the process of running your annual fund campaign, from Day One to the Victory Party.  
 
 
Registration $35.  Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and organizations registering two or more people.

For questions, to inquire about discount codes or to reserve your seat and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

 
Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for completing the workshop.

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Seminar: Effects of Proposed Tax Plan on Nonprofits on April 2

Posted By The Greater New Orleans Foundation, Friday, March 29, 2013
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Nonprofit workshop: Grantwriting for Beginners

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Monday, March 4, 2013
 
 
 
 
Nonprofit Workshop:
Grantwriting for Beginners
Friday, March 15
9:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans
Details & registration at www.thefundingseed.com.

Are you involved with a non-profit?  
Does your job require you to raise funds for your department or position?  
Do you want to add a valuable skill to your resume? 

Consider grantwriting!

Grantwriting for Beginners is an engaging workshop that gives you the basic tools you need to start writing grants.  Participants will learn how to find funding opportunities, tools and tips for writing proposals and ways to make a program competitive for repeat funding.

Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for completing the workshop.

Registration $35 per person.  Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and organizations registering two or more people.

Email info@thefundingseed.com to inquire about discount codes or to reserve your space and pay at the door.

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Nonprofit fundraising workshop: Creating & Managing an Individual Donor Program

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Thursday, January 31, 2013
Nonprofit fundraising workshop:
Creating & Managing an Individual Donor Program
Thursday, February 21
1:00-3:30 p.m.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
 
$35 per person; student & group discounts available
Details & registration at www.thefundingseed.com


Individual donors give three quarters of all private charitable donations- more than foundation grants and corporate gifts combined.

How can your nonprofit find individual donors to support your work?

This workshop will help your organization to raise money from the best funding source: people.


Attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation for completing the workshop.

For questions, to inquire about discount codes, or to reserve your space and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com

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Nonprofit workshop: Quick Year-End Fundraising!

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Friday, November 30, 2012

 

 

Nonprofit workshop:

Quick Year-End Fundraising!

Thursday, December 13
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Details & registration at www.thefundingseed.com.


Nearly one third of all annual giving to nonprofits in the United States happens in the month of December, and 10% of annual gifts are sent in the last two days of the year.


Is your nonprofit ready for your year-end fundraising?


The clock is ticking! Don’t miss this hands-on workshop, which offers simple tools you can use to raise funds during those essential last weeks of the year.


Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for completing the workshop.


Registration $35 per person; student & group discounts available.


Register online at www.thefundingseed.com. To inquire about discount codes or to reserve your seat and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

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Nonprofit fundraising workshop: Major Donor Development 101

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Friday, October 5, 2012
Nonprofit fundraising workshop:

Major Donor Development 101

Thursday, October 18
4:00-6:30pm
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans
Details & registration at thefundingseed.com.


Asking someone for a large donation can make a huge difference for your nonprofit- and it can also be scary!
 
This workshop covers the basics of major donor development: how to identify your donors, ways to build strong relationships with prospects, and what to say (and not say!) when asking for a big donation. 

Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for completing the workshop.

Discounts available for students and for organizations registering two or more people.

Register online at thefundingseed.com.  For questions, to inquire about discount codes or to reserve your space and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

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