Fundraising Management

State of the Sector Review and 2017 Forecast

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: December 5, 2016
Presented by Jason R. Lee, J.D and Mark Hrywna --- The amount of data, surveys, research and reports about fundraising and the nonprofit sector is both vast and dizzying. Fundraisers barely have enough time to take a step back and see how their own fundraising is faring, much less scan the sector for key trends to get a sense of the big picture. This webinar, pulls together the data from AFP's annual State of the Sector report and puts it into a conversational framework, highlighting the key trends and ideas of 2016 and also forecasts what to be looking out for in 2017.
State of the Sector Review and 2017 Forecast

Strategic Doing: Making Plans that Impact

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: July 27, 2016
Presented by Benjamin Mohler, ACFRE --- Tired of talking about strategic planning and ready to move on to the next step? Learn how to transform that strategic plan tome that sits on your bookshelf into something you'll actually use. Through this session, learn how to simplify the strategic planning process so that your organization can finally focus on action and impact.
Strategic Doing: Making Plans that Impact

Presented by Amy Wolfe, CFRE --- In a small shop, knowing how best to use your limited human and financial resources can be a challenge. You're stretched too thin managing volunteers, juggling the next special event and serving as your IT department. Then what happens when there's an opportunity for the shop to grow? Expansion of any size creates a whole new set of priorities to juggle while continuing to keep the organization on the right path. In this session we will discuss how to create a plan that balances those two needs and review real-world growing pains along with strategies on how to avoid going backwards in your effort to move full speed ahead!
Full Speed Ahead! Lessons from the Fast Lane in Taking Your Small Shop to the Next Level

Practical Advice to Amp Up Your Mid-Level Program

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: April 11, 2016
Presented by Mark Rovner, Lori Jutson, Andra O'Brien  --- If you're not investing in mid-level giving, you should be. Whether you're just starting out or looking to up your game, this webinar will be chock full of action steps you can take to cultivate and steward mid-level donors. Join Sea Change Strategies principal Mark Rovner, Planned Parenthood Federation of America's Lori Hutson and Andrea O'Brien of the Wilderness Society for this lively and idea packed session.
Practical Advice to Amp Up Your Mid-Level Program

Five Simple Strategies to Boost Donor Retention

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: March 29, 2016
Presented by Shanon Doolittle  --- Do you ever feel like you're on a fundraising treadmill? That you're constantly looking for new donors because you aren't keeping the ones you already have? Then you may need to change your stewardship approach. Because taking good care of donors, listening to and respecting them, is how you'll raise more money (and get off that pesky treadmill). It's as simple as transforming how you thank donors, how you share the impact of their giving, and how to keep them delightfully engaged with your cause. Learn how during this webinar with Shanon Doolittle and leave with actionable steps you can take now to start building more gratifying, long-term relationships with your donors.
Five Simple Strategies to Boost Donor Retention

How to Elevate Your Small Shop Fundraising Plan

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: November 18, 2015
Presented by Ligia Peña  --- You're in a small shop with big goals but you can't do it all. Sounds familiar? Feeling like your fundraising program is in a rut? This webinar will present 10 ideas to help you supercharge your fundraising program and help you reach your fundraising goals without losing your head.
How to Elevate Your Small Shop Fundraising Plan

Presented by Alice Ferris, ACFRE and James Anderson, CFRE  --- So you have to raise money because you have not staff to raise the money and you have no staff because there isn't enough money. It is actually possible to break out of this cycle! In this session, designed for small shops, you will learn how to decide which of the many fundraising activities will work for your organization, get examples of activities that don't usually work in small shops and why, and strategies for how to get volunteers involved in fundraising even when they think they don't like fundraising.
Fundraising on a Shoestring (Fundraising for Those with No Time to Fundraise)

Presented by Jay Love  --- This session explores the Fundraising Effectiveness Project report commissioned by AFP and the Urban Institute. We will focus on what can be done about retaining donors based on the principles of Dr. Adrian Sargeant, the world renowned authority on building donor retention and donor loyalty.
Donor Retention: Current Rates Are Plummeting! What Can Every Fundraiser Do to Reverse the Trend?

Fundraising Basics

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: October 21, 2014
Presented by Brian J. Bonde, ACFRE --- Fundraising can be overwhelming and sometimes daunting for the first-timer. Fundraising: The Nuts and Bolts, is designed to provide you with the framework for fundraising, along with the tools you need to be successful.
Fundraising Basics

Developing a Relationship Management System

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: July 10, 2014
Presented by Jennifer Filla --- Alert! This is not a software program and it requires a lot of effort. Do you want to create a relationship management system in your office? Jen Filla will guide you through the big picture, examples for big and small organizations, and the basic building blocks everyone has to start with. Learn to avoid common pitfalls and how to get the right fit for your organization.
Developing a Relationship Management System