37 Free Nonprofit Webinars for November 2021

Organizational Management October 28, 2021

WildApricot

By WildApricot

Every month, we compile the internet's biggest list of free nonprofit webinars. 

 

Organizations are always looking for innovative ways to adapt to the challenges of working remotely, all while trying to find volunteers and lead successful teams.

 

It’s more important than ever for us to come together and share our knowledge and resources. 

 

The webinars below cover everything your nonprofit needs to know about fundraising, events and all the tips and tricks for using GoogleAds. 

Topics include online fundraising, virtual events, social media, membership engagement, budgeting, volunteer management, donor retention, volunteer management and much more

Now onto this month’s webinars. Please note, all times are indicated in EST (unless otherwise noted).

 

Organizing 101

November 1, 12:00 PM

Organizing means bringing people together to build power. Whether your mission is changing lives, changing minds or changing laws, every organization is stronger when all stakeholders work together. This webinar will cover organizing as a tool for transformation. The session will also talk about the differences and similarities between organizing and mobilizing and when to do each plus, important steps in building an effective organizing campaign.

Procrastinators, Unite!

November 2, 1:00 PM

Need to spin up an online giving form for end of year fundraising, fast? Join us for 30 minutes, where we will show you how to build an enticing, mobile-friendly page through Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising™, powered by JustGiving®. We will quickly demonstrate the various ways to configure your page, whether you desire a compelling form that drives conversions, a true peer-to-peer campaign that increases supporter engagement or a straightforward method to collect donations with as little building as possible.

Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

November 3, 11:00 AM                

In this session you’ll learn the legal and logistical elements necessary to start a successful nonprofit.  You’ll also learn about possible alternatives to starting your own nonprofit that you may not have considered.  Finally, you’ll be introduced to a tool that will help you assess your own readiness to move forward.

Fundraising Compliance for In-Person and Virtual Events

November 3rd, 11:00 AM                                

If event planning is on your organization’s to-do list, join this webinar to learn the best practices and insightful strategies that can help make your virtual or in-person event both successful and compliant.

Protecting Against the Modern Threat Landscape: Cybersecurity Best Practices for Non-Profit Leaders

November 3, 1:00 PM

The threat landscape is intensifying – in 2020 alone there was a ransomware victim every 10 seconds. Every organization has valuable data attackers can exploit and organizations need to have the right protections in place to withstand a cyber intrusion. Learn the impact of the current threat landscape to nonprofits as well as how your organization can proactively protect against cyber threats.


Doctors' Day Checkup: Tips to Prepare Your Online Fundraising Strategy 

November 3, 2:00 PM    

If you're looking for new ways to take advantage of the flexibility that a digital approach can provide, or a simple reminder to revisit and optimize existing efforts, this is the session for you!

Match your physicians' hard work and dedication with a well-planned fundraising strategy to show your gratitude.

Gear Up for Giving Season Funding with your Nonprofit Profile

November 3, 2:00 PM

This webinar will cover how to maximize your fundraising potential and get noticed by millions of potential donors this Giving Season. 

Get Your Board to Help You Fundraise—Even if They Don’t Wanna!

November 3, 4:00 PM

Are you a nonprofit trying to fundraise? You have a board—and believe it or not, your board should function as a fundraising machine. If it runs more like a college clunker than a luxury sedan, this webinar’s for you.

Join us in this fundraising webinar to:

  • Motivate your board members to fundraise.

  • Set goals and kick off campaigns.

  • Create individual plans they’ll rock.

  • Track without nagging.

  • Use goal attainment as board engagement.

Advancing Your Agency through Diversity and Equity

November 4, 1:00 PM

While it is important to have a diverse representation of staff it is important to understand that diversity spans beyond just physical representation or identity groups. This webinar will cover how to create authentic engagement with staff and how to identify when we are merely seeking surface-level diversity. When agencies focus on creating diverse and equitable work environments agency advancement is bound to happen.

Engage your Major and Planned Giving Donors through GivingTuesday

November 4, 1:00 PM

Join this session with speaker Paul Nazareth of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners, and GivingTuesday alumni, to discover how you can extend your GivingTuesday strategy to foster deeper engagement with your individual, major and legacy gift donors (and their advisors) as part of your campaign plan. 

Beyond Tuesday: Stewarding P2P Supporters through the New Year

November 4, 1:00 PM

Join Tanya Fitzgerald (stewardship super fan) and Stephanie Thomas (peer-to-peer fundraising enthusiast) to see how you can turn those peer-to-peer supporters into retained advocates. In this session, we will address the challenges of cultivating relationships with first-time donors (who gave specifically to an individual), retaining fundraisers year-over-year, and all your pressing questions with a live Q&A at the end. Register today!

10 Social Media and Appeal Campaigns That Museums Should Adopt

November 08, 1:00 PM

In this Blackbaud webinar hosted by Arts and Communication Freelancer Devon Rose Turner, creative and impactful social media and appeal campaigns will be spotlighted. Come along on 8 November at 1pm to be inspired by other’s campaigns and learn more about crafting your own to maximize international appeal and gain more followers.

How to Defeat Fundraising’s Silent Enemy: Donor Attrition

November 9, 11:00 AM                                   

This webinar will cover how to step off of the donor acquisition treadmill and start revving up donor retention. 

You’ll learn:

  • How to establish a powerful and engaging web presence that retains donors.

  • What we can learn from the annual Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report from AFP.

  • Why donors leave and what to do about it.

  • 6 key drivers that can double the lifetime value of your donors.

  • Methods for creating repeat donors.

5 Social Media Tips for Your Year-End Fundraising

November 9th, 1:00 PM

Social media is a great way to add in additional opportunities for engagement in your end of year campaigning.  

During this live webinar you’ll learn:

  • How to create social media posts that will engage your audience

  • Recommendations and strategies to keep your social media presence active and relevant

  • What are the best tools and technology that will make social media management easier and more effective

  • How to measure the effectiveness of your social media

  • Ideas that you can implement for your Year-End fundraising campaign

How to Go From Zero to Hero with Your Grant Strategy

November 9 , 2:00 PM

During this webinar, you will learn the fundamentals of effective grant strategy and how to better prepare your nonprofit for scaling grant success. Every attendee will leave with grant opportunities for their nonprofit by the end of this session. Expect to learn why grants are so powerful, especially in 2021. 

Social Media Q&A Session

November 9, 2021 at 4:00 PM                                           

This interactive session gives you the opportunity to get expert answers to your questions from Firespring’s Kiersten Hill. Plus, learn what other nonprofits are doing to grow their social media presence.

Legal Considerations for Starting a Nonprofit

November 10, 10:30 AM

Are you interested in forming a nonprofit organization? Starting a nonprofit requires navigating a complex legal process, but you don’t need to do it alone. This workshop, intended for organizations that are just setting up, will spell out the process for getting started.

Staying Compliant in Today’s Everchanging Online Fundraising Landscape

November 10, 2:00 PM

This webinar will cover best practices and insightful strategies to help you use compliance to drive online fundraising success.  

Marketing Trends Nonprofits Need to Know and Embrace

November 10, 3:00PM 

Nonprofits are not immune to changes in technology and the marketing space. It is necessary to discuss marketing trends that will shape your nonprofit’s efforts during the next year.

You’ll learn:

  • How to use artificial intelligence (AI) to engage.

  • Micro-moments and influencer marketing.

  • Gaming as a fundraising and awareness tool.

  • The differences between visual, local, and voice search.

  • How to automate your marketing.

Breaking Into the Nonprofit Space as an Organization of Color

November 11, 2:00 PM

This webinar is designed to teach people of color interested in starting a nonprofit how to ideate, build, and execute the implementation of an effective and successful nonprofit that is both an influencer and helps drive change. The session will also explain the key levers that help build trust, get community buy-in, and address ways that new nonprofits can scale, and manage expectations as you develop a financial plan.

Online Fundraising Performance: Does Your Nonprofit Measure Up?

November 12th, 11:00 AM   

           

Conventional wisdom dictates that we manage what we measure, and the most effective nonprofits on the planet know exactly how to measure their results. In this educational session, Jay will share best practices—including detailed formulas that every nonprofit should be using—to track the effectiveness of their fundraising efforts.

You’ll learn:

  • 7 steps to online fundraising success.

  • 5 metrics to measure fundraising performance.

  • The donor retention problem.

  • Attributes of a killer email marketing piece.

Customizing Strategic Planning for Where You Are Now

November 16, 11:00 AM    

This webinar will review the phases and steps to creating a strategic plan, work through what your organization needs most, and develop a process that works for you.

Stewardship in 2022: Retaining Your GivingTuesday Donors through a Fundraising Evolution

November 16, 1:00 PM

The end-of-year "Season of Giving" is the perfect time to attract new donors and engage annual supporters by sharing your mission. Then, using your successful year-end campaign, set the pace for your 2022 stewardship plan. This webinar will look at how to create an effective donor-centric plan that keeps repeat donors involved and turns first-time givers into sustained donors. Appropriate for organizations of all sizes.

 

The Art of Fundraising: How Your Personality and Values Impact Your Fundraising Career

November 16, 1:00 PM

This workshop will explore the many facets of professional fundraising and how values

alignment plays a key role in employee and talent retention. Whether you are hiring a fundraiser, are a fundraiser, or exploring a move to professional fundraising, this session is for you and promises to be a worthwhile conversation.

How to Implement a Strategic Plan with Incremental Progress While Being Adaptive

November 16, 1:00 PM

This webinar will review and explore approaches and disciplines to implement a strategic plan while leveraging existing resources and capabilities. It will also cover best practices to be responsive to crises and changes in order for a strategic plan to be adaptive.

How to Stay Compliant When Fundraising Online

November 16, 1:00 PM

Virtual events, online donation pages, and social media channels provide opportunities to reach new donors to fuel your nonprofit’s mission. Demonstrating your accountability, transparency, and commitment to compliance as a best practice can help solidify your status as a well-run organization with a mission worthy of support. This webinar will teach you how to stay compliant during your online fundraisers.

How to Implement a Strategic Plan with Incremental Progress While Being Adaptive

November 16, 1:00 PM

This webinar will review and explore approaches and disciplines to implement a strategic plan while leveraging existing resources and capabilities. It will also cover best practices to be responsive to crises and changes in order for a strategic plan to be adaptive.

Events in a Digital Age: How to Maximize Offline Events in an Online World

November 16, 3:00 PM                                           

Learn how to plan your next event with digital in mind from day one in this webinar, including: 

  • The importance of integrating digital into your event. 

  • 3 key goals to help you measure success. 

  • 5 digital must-haves to keep your event running smoothly.

Inclusive and Equitable Strategic Planning

November 16, 3:00 PM

This webinar will cover how to do strategic planning with a DEIA lens to ensure it is woven into everything you do.

Using Survey Feedback to Raise Thousands for Your Cause

November 17, 1:00 PM

Are you searching for a new way to generate funding for your nonprofit? A single 30-day feedback campaign allows your organization to create financial resources by simply asking your supporters to provide feedback on leading companies and brands. Make your supporters feel heard while using their knowledge to better tailor your programs to suit their needs. Join this webinar to tap into new financial pools resulting in better fundraising, better feedback, and better communication across the board.

Online Fundraising Performance: Does Your Nonprofit Measure Up?

November 17, 3:00 PM                                   

In this session, Firespring’s CEO Jay Wilkinson shares the best detailed formulas every nonprofit should use to track metrics and measure the success of their online fundraising efforts so they can improve online fundraising performance for their organization.

You’ll learn:

  • 7 steps to online fundraising success.

  • 5 metrics to measure fundraising performance.

  • How to combat the donor retention problem.

  • The attributes of a killer email campaign.

Why You Should Ditch the Way You've Been Doing Strategic Planning

November 18, 1:00 PM

This webinar will dive into the Impact Method™, a strategic framework designed for nonprofits. The Impact Method™ was created as a way to break down your big audacious goals into clear, easy-to-understand components.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Nonprofit Website

November 18, 1:00 PM

This webinar will help you put your nonprofit website to work for you and make it multitask as well as you do.

You’ll learn:

  • How to use the latest in marketing automation to engage your donors.

  • How to boost your website conversion with powerful landing pages.

  • The key fundamentals for creating a nonprofit website that works harder than a brochure site.

  • What to consider regarding website accessibility.

Giving Tuesday All-Stars: 5 Winning Fundraising Campaigns to Learn From

November 18, 1:00 PM

This webinar will highlight campaigns from nonprofits of all different cause sectors and sizes, and share best practices they followed to help you perfect your fundraising campaigns ahead of November 30.

A Guide to Nonprofit CMS: The Secret to Earning Donor Trust and Driving Website Engagement

November 23, 1:00 PM

In this webinar session, Chris Johnson, the Chief Revenue Officer at Quicksilk, will share tips on how nonprofits professionals can use a CMS to protect donors’ information, earn their trust, and provide a seamless digital experience. You’ll learn from real-life examples of how nonprofit websites are capturing their ideal donors’ attention, engaging them, and securing their data to win more donations.

Nonprofit Planned Giving Q&A Session

November 30, 11:00 AM   

                

Take part in this interactive Q&A session with Firespring’s Kiersten Hill, to learn new ways to maximize your planned giving.

Fundraising Planning Pitfalls & Pointers 

November 30, 12:00 PM

Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a webinar covering some of the biggest mistakes that nonprofit organizations make when putting together their annual fundraising plan. Processes and tools will be shared which pare the planning process down to its simplest form. Attendees leave with actionable steps that they can take to make their organization’s planning process more effective.





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  • Shweta Shah:
    Hi. Thank you so much for such an informative blog about the free non-profit charity organization webinar. It was really great to know about these webinars happening online that help us in gaining insightful knowledge. Kindly posting such articles for awareness!
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Shweta,

    Thanks for your kind words! Glad you find it helpful. Keep an eye out for the next one in a month! ;)

    Tatiana
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  • Donna Urban:
    Impressive list of webinars to assist with our changing world!
  • Angela Greer:
    Thank you!
  • Kate:
    Thank you for your time and energy and preparing this article :)
  • Rhonda:
    I'm just stumbling onto this now...any chance you will run some of these webinars again? Or if I could get a copy of one that has already been done. I'm very interested in all the webinars regarding volunteers.
  • Diane Parten:
    Can’t wait to get your blogs
  • Greg Snow:
    Great List of varied and interesting webinars. Please try to make this monthly list available before the month starts. There were a few webinars at the beginning of the month I missed because I didn't know about them until after they ran.
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Greg, thanks for your comment! We always send out the email with the list of webinars prior to the end of the month, so if you sign up for it you're guaranteed to see them in advance.
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Rhonda! We're glad you find this list helpful. We publish it every month, so keep checking back to see if any of the webinars are happening again (they aren't all run by us, so it depends on the company administering them).
  • Shawne Albritton:
    Hi, I was wondering how to get a webinar added to your site for the month of July Webinars. We are doing a Webinar - Q&A with Industry leaders. John Taylor from United Way Worldwide and Joan Hestneses from Institute on Aging. We will be discussing the current crisis, its impact on Non-Profits, and how to handle IT and technology concerns going forward. Learn tips to navigate through the fog of a crisis so you can focus on the community you serve.
    link - https://www.intivix.com/Non-Profit-Webinar
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hey Shawne, thanks for reaching out! We'll get you added in.
  • Kiki Schleiff-Cherry:
    I'd love to get our organization's webinars included in this list. How would I go about that?
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Kiki, please email sizmailova [@] personifycorp.com with your webinars. She can let you know if they're a good fit for our listing :)
  • Kiki Schleiff-Cherry:
    Thank you so much for including us!
  • Theresa O'Connor:
    This is a very useful list. Would it be possible to make a simple table or list with each month's webinars so we could print it on one or two pages for reference?
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Theresa, As it stands, that's not something we're planning on doing but we're so glad you find this post helpful!
  • Chitra S:
    Hi Tatiana,
    Thanks for putting out this info as a resource. I realized I put out my question on the wrong page earlier. I was wondering if you could bring back the upcoming webinars info for the last week of July? I remember seeing them yesterday and there were a couple that I was interested in but hadn't had a chance to sign up yet and now I just see one. Thank you!
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Chitra, please leave your email and I can send you a screenshot of the webinars from July. (I won't approve that comment so your email will not be publicly shown, but I will see it.)
  • Kristin Martin:
    Thank you for providing this. This is awesome!
  • Rich:
    Wow - thanks for this great resource!

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