Location: Virtual

September 27, 2012

Nonprofits & The Cloud: Transitioning to the Cloud: Preparing Your Organization

Cost: Free for Members!

So you’ve done your research, selected a tool or service and are ready to transition to the cloud. You are ready, but is your organization? How do you successfully transition your organization as well as your stakeholders to using services and tools in the cloud? Like all technology projects, there are considerations around strategy, tactics, technology and people. This series will cover those points and more as we walk you through thinking about Security and Risk, Data Migration and Preparing for the Transition.

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October 9, 2012

Webinar: How to Humanize Your Nonprofit in the Social Media Age

Cost: Free for Members!

Ever get jealous that the open, unstructured social media efforts of the community completely trounce your well-planned and even well-funded social media programs? Are you frustrated when your own social media efforts are thwarted by inter-departmental competition? These problems are common, and we can no longer blame them on people “not getting” social media.

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July 10, 2012 · Lindsay Hanson

Webinar: Online Competitions: Calling All Community Problem Solvers!

Cost: Free for Members!

Crowd-sourcing tools and the use of online competitions (also known as challenges) to spark innovation and community problem solving have been mushrooming across the country. In this session, we will explore the power (and limitations!) of competitions as a tool for community engagement and grantmaking.

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April 30, 2012 · Katrin Verclas

Ask the Expert: Katrin Verclas on Mobile Technology

Cost: Free for Members!

Mobile is radically changing the way that nonprofits need to be thinking about engaging, fundraising, and well, just about every aspect of their work. In our April Ask the Expert event, Katrin Verclas, will discuss the opportunities and some of the latest trends in mobile for nonprofits.

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July 11, 2012 · Nicole Cairns , Nathan Ryan

Webinar: Civil Rights 2.0: Organizing a Movement Online

Cost: Free for Members!

Exciting opportunities are emerging for organizing movements online. Join Reform Immigration FOR America’s Online Communications Director Nicole Cairns and Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Online Advocacy Manager Nathan Ryan to learn how they are using online tools to meet their mission.

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October 16, 2012

Product Spotlight: Your Ideal Donor

Cost: Free for Members!

With government and corporate funding continuing to dwindle, individual donor fundraising is becoming even more vital to nonprofits. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of wasted time and money pursuing individuals, so correctly finding the right donors, targeting them and measuring your success is vital.

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May 8, 2012 · Josh Birkholz

Webinar: Fundraising Analytics for Campaign Planning

Cost: Free for Members!

Making the jump to lightspeed is reckless without checking the navicomputer. Jumping into a campaign without coordinates can be equally perilous. What data is truly relevant to effective campaigning?

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July 18, 2012

Webinar: Google Got Binged! (and Other SEO Stories)

Cost: Free for Members!

In the past year, Search Engine Optimization has been turned on its head by the Microsoft/Yahoo alliance. While Bing and Yahoo combined now command nearly a third of all web traffic in the U.S. and drive a significant volume of donors to nonprofit websites, many SEO specialists have fallen behind in their knowledge and missed the fact that a very different algorithm drives Bing’s rankings. Your optimization practices must take this new market into account – and we can help.

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