Seminars & Training


Nonprofit video roars into 2011: Here are the trends, by Gayle Thorsen

Posted on 21 September 2011

Gayle Thorsen (pictured at left) is back with another great article to share with us here at Step By Step Fundraising!  Over the past year, Gayle has been kind enough to share with us her recent articles from her blog ImpactMax.  Today she has one for us about time saving advice for those of us working [...]

Speed Dating to Find New Board Members?

Posted on 12 February 2011

I just read a fascinating article on the Charlotte, N.C. National Public Radio website, WFAE.org. It was called “Finding Chemistry In The Boardroom Through Speed-Dating”. The article reported on a recent gathering of several area non-profit agencies and approximately 30 people who were seriously interested in becoming board members. Just like regular speed dating, the [...]

Free Teleseminar: Tips for Creating a Fundraising Plan

Posted on 27 January 2010

Want to hear some of my best ideas for creating a successful fundraising plan? Then join me for a f ree call next Thursday, February 4 at 3:00 pm eastern as I present my “Simple Success” Fundraising Plan.  Register here for the call. Here’s some of what you’ll hear: Why you need a fundraising plan [...]

Fundraising Training Events, Teleseminars for Fall 2009

Posted on 16 October 2009

Continually learning is important for most jobs and fundraising is no exception.  Personally I love going to conferences, seminars and even taking online classes.  (In fact this weekend I’m missing a really great internet conference.) Sometimes seminars just give you general information that might be helpful “someday,” while other times you are looking for something [...]

Free Teleseminar: Fundraising by Mail with Sandy Rees

Posted on 24 August 2009

It took some arm twisting, but I managed to get Sandy Rees to agree to join me for a one hour teleseminar, just for Step by Step Fundraising readers.  — For Free! — You see, Sandy is one busy, in-demand gal. In addition to the 7 Essential Steps to Raising Money by Mail, the book [...]

Free Teleseminar: Fundraising in Tough Times

Posted on 15 April 2009

Sandy Rees is doing a free teleseminar next week called “Fundraising in Tough Times.”  Here’s why she decided to host this call: With the economy the way it is right now, it’s easy to get discouraged about asking people for money.  I’ve given my “it’s gonna be okay” talk to many groups and I’ve decided [...]

Live Chats This Week: Grant Writing, International Philanthropy

Posted on 13 April 2009

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is hosting two online chat events this week.  You can submit questions ahead of time, whether you can attend the chat live or not.  Grant writing and international philanthropy will be discussed: The first is a live discussion this Tuesday, April 14, at noon Eastern time about grant writing strategies. We’ve [...]