Webinar Library Listing

Complimentary AFP Webinars

Did you know that your AFP membership gets you access to over 50 high-quality AFP webinars that span a variety of fundraising topics? See below for the calendar of upcoming webinars, as well as the library of recorded webinars, all of which are accessible when logged into the Members Only section of the website.  

All chapter members receive the Webinar Library password when they renew and/or join AFP SEWI. Contact Chapter Administrator Erin Richardson at chapteradmin@afpsewi.org if you need the webinar library password.

Use the drop-down menu below to sort the webinars by categories such as Major Gifts, Communications, or Annual Giving to name a few.

Engage Your Board in Fundraising

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: August 9, 2016
Presented by Sandy Rees, CFRE --- In the small shop, fundraising can be a big job. Having a Board that is involved in raising money can make a huge impact and help you raise hundreds of thousands more than you can do alone. Unfortunately, many nonprofit organizations struggle with Boards that are well-meaning but reluctant and inexperienced in fundraising. In this training, we'll uncover the reasons why Board members won't help with fundraising and how to overcome them.
Engage Your Board in Fundraising

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

Nonprofit Videos (on a Budget) that Engage and Retain Donors

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: July 11, 2016
Presented by Steven Shattuck --- Up until recently, high-quality video production has been a luxury available only to the largest nonprofits. Now, even the smallest charity on a budget can create a compelling and authentic video that moves the needle for their fundraising goals.
Nonprofit Videos (on a Budget) that Engage and Retain Donors

Presented by Rosa Conrad --- Digital Fundraising has made its way into the development programs of hundreds of philanthropies across the country. In concert with the rise in online events such as Giving Days and crowdfunding, digital fundraising has become a critical channel for all non-profit organizations, large and small. We will explore the elements of a next generation development office, from a technology and strategy perspective.
The Future of Fundraising: How Digital Technologies and Strategies will Create Your Next Gen Development Operation

How Social Justice Fuels Philanthropy

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 13, 2016
Presented by Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE, Adv Dip --- Philanthropy and its essential partner, fund development, are glorious marvels but they raise some concerns. For example: raising money to fight for justice, not just compensating for injustice. Excessive focus on big donors and major gifts - ignoring gifts of all sizes from diverse donors. It's past time for empowerment, democratizing philanthropy, and producing justice. This webinar is about thinking in a new way.
How Social Justice Fuels Philanthropy

How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: May 26, 2016
Presented by Gail Perry, CFRE --- Major donors -- that's where the big gifts are. But how to approach them? How to show up without seeming that you are all after their money? How do you make conversation, explore their interest and see where they stand? Join Gail Perry to discover how to handle this all-important moment in fundraising. You've gotten in the door, now what? Will you blow it, or will it be the first step in a long and happy relationship? Join us to learn how to make the most of your big opportunity!
How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect

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

Beyond the Buzzwords: Proven Digital Strategies for Fundraising

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: April 27, 2016
Presented by Claire Kerr --- From Snapchat to Slack to Square, there's a million trendy tools your nonprofit organization could be using to reach your supporters and raise more money. Are you feeling overwhelmed by the amount of buzz in the air? Don't worry, we've got you covered!
Beyond the Buzzwords: Proven Digital Strategies for Fundraising

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