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Attracting Baby Boomer Donors

Baby boomers give more money to charities than people in any other age group. In fact, 43% of all donations from individuals come from people in this generation, and these donors are more likely to volunteer than younger donors. How is your nonprofit reaching donors in their 50s and 60s? Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and fundraising experts to gain the latest insights into the giving habits of this important pool of donors, and the most effective ways to attract them to your cause.

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Fundraising

How to Build a Planned Giving Program

More than half of wealthy people surveyed in 2014 said they plan to give a big share of their wealth to charity when they die.  To learn how to start seeking such donations, join us for a one-hour session that will walk through the fundamentals of establishing a planned giving program.

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Grant Seeking

How to Win Grants from Private Foundations

Many nonprofits focus their grant seeking on the wealthiest foundations, ignoring the family and small foundations that are worth $50-million or less. But small foundations often make decisions more quickly, make grants in lump sums rather than multiple payments, and offer easier application processes.

Join us to get insights into grant making at their foundations and share their communication preferences as well as dos and don’ts for grant seekers.

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Fundraising

How to Engage Millennial Donors

Figuring out how to attract “next gen” donors is a challenge for charities. While donors in their 20s and 30s are keen to volunteer, they also demand more transparency and detailed information before donating to a nonprofit.  Groups that can figure out how to channel the energy of young supporters—and decipher how the giving patterns of younger generations differ from those of their parents and grandparents—will have soon have the upper hand. Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and fundraising experts to find out what works, and what doesn’t, with tomorrow’s donors.

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Fundraising

How to Hold a Successful Giving Day

Scores of nonprofits are discovering how to build excitement around day-long fundraising campaigns. Join us for a primer on how to carry out a one-day fundraising campaign for your cause.

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Social Media

Reach New Donors Through LinkedIn

LinkedIn is big data, offering fundraisers access to a trove of information about prospective donors, such as potential donors’ skills and experience, professional networks, and areas of interest. Are you tapping into to this powerful online resource? Join us to find out how to take advantage of the growing site. We’ll offer tips and strategies for expanding your organization’s network, capturing contacts, and engaging supporters.

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Fundraising

Organize Cost-Effective Special Events

Whether you’re new to fundraising events or a veteran planner, staying within budget while keeping your affair engaging can be a challenge. Whether you’re planning a walkathon, gala, or other creative fundraising event, join us for one-hour session that will help you attract more dollars without spending more.

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Fundraising

Year-End Campaigns: Strategies that Work

Plan now and enjoy strong fourth-quarter fundraising returns. Join us for an online session that will offer fresh ideas for bolstering your year-end fundraising. We’ll share examples of approaches that worked at other nonprofits, offer tips for integrating direct-mail and online giving, and share strategies to help you plan a strong campaign to close 2015.

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Fundraising

How to Attract Giving-Circle Dollars

Donors who participate in giving circles give more generously than other donors, and they support  more causes. Learn how your nonprofit can bolster giving through affinity groups and identity-based giving.

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Fundraising

Using Data Visualization to Inspire Donors to Give and Get Involved

Data is everywhere these days, and many nonprofits are honing their abilities to collect and analyze it. But once you have compelling data, how do you best share it with supporters, potential donors, board members, and other people who influence your organization’s work?

Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy to learn how you can visually present data in appealing and easy-to-understand ways and get your message heard.

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Fundraising

How to Build a Strong Volunteer Program

Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy and nonprofit experts to learn how your charity can build a strong volunteer program that reduces operating costs, expands your reach, and attracts supporters, including big business.

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Fundraising

How to Attract Female Donors

Women are more generous than men when it comes to charitable giving, study after study shows. At every giving level, women are more likely than men to make donations―and to give more.  And since women today have greater control of wealth and philanthropy than ever before, experts advise nonprofits to adapt their fundraising approaches to attract more female supporters.  To learn how to tap into this often overlooked group of generous contributors, join The Chronicle of Philanthropy for this one-hour session.

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General

Professional Skills for New Fundraisers

First-time fundraisers fresh out of college often need guidance on how to represent their nonprofit well and successfully relate to donors. This session is designed to help young fundraisers who want to sharpen donor-relations skills, adopt effective time-management habits, and hone communication skills.

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Grant Seeking

Corporate Grants and Partnerships: How to Form Lasting Ties

Join The Chronicle for a firsthand look at how an innovative nonprofit successfully attracts steady streams of corporate support. We’ll explore the factors that drive corporate giving decisions and offer strategies to help your organization build similar corporate relationships.

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Fundraising

How to Attract African-American Donors

Major demographic shifts are underway in the United States according to the latest census, and experts advise nonprofits to start planning now for a more diverse philanthropic landscape. African Americans are expected to make up 14 percent of the U.S. population by 2030, according to the most recent projections from the census bureau. Yet few nonprofits have figured out how to appeal to blacks and inspire them to give and get involved.

Join us to learn how nonprofits can cultivate ties to African Americans that will lead to more involvement and eventually more donations not just from blacks, but from a range of diverse supporters. 

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Fundraising

How to Build Lasting Ties with Wealthy Donors

Join The Chronicle of Philanthropy for an engaging interview with philanthropist and foundation president Eric Suder. You’ll hear directly from Mr. Suder about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to fundraising and learn how to build stronger ties with donors.

We’ll share tips and strategies for winning support from wealthy donors as well as findings from the 2015 Philanthropy 50 survey, which tracks the 50 most generous U.S. donors.  

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