32 Free Nonprofit Webinars for August 2022

Organizational Management July 29, 2022

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 inclusive generating revenue, fundraising tools, storytelling, marketing trends, ad design, data privacy and much more

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

How to Generate Unrestricted Revenue for Your Organization

August 2, 1:00 PM

Are you looking to diversify your revenue stream? Would you like to increase organizational sustainability by creating recurring, predictable revenue streams for general operating? This training will introduce Social Enterprise for nonprofits and walk participants through the process of identifying organizational assets, strategically selecting an asset to monetize, and developing a business plan around your core competencies.

6 Event Fundraising Tools that Raise the Most Revenue

August 2, 1:00 PM

Nonprofits must invest their time and money into the event fundraising tools that are going to raise the most funds for their organization. This free value-packed webinar will feature the six most effective fundraising tools when planning in-person, virtual, and hybrid events.

Executive Directors Chat: Creating Graphics for Your Nonprofit for Social Media

August 2, 1:00 PM

Do you need a banner image or an image for LinkedIn or other social media or a blog post? How about a presentation or video? Are you familiar with Canva, WordArt, and QR Code Monkey? Do you know where you can get images that do not violate copyright laws? Join for a step-by-step live demo with time for Q&A.

How to Decipher Your Web Analytics (and Use Them to Your Advantage)

August 2, 2:00 PM

Join this free educational session to discover what web analytics tell you and why they’re important, the insights you can glean from email marketing metrics, how to target audience segments from your web analytics, and how to analyze your data to know what’s working (and what’s not).

Persuasive Conversations for Introverts

August 2, 3:30 PM

The art and science of persuasion is an essential skill in the fundraiser's toolkit. Yet few fundraisers receive training on what sets a persuasive ask apart from a lackluster one. In this webinar, fundraising guide and rhetoric expert Kenna Barrett breaks down the essential elements of persuading your audience into action, whether that be taking a meeting, joining a committee, or making a donation. 

Next-Level Tactics: Storytelling for Nonprofits

August 3, 11:00 AM

Storytelling, storytelling, storytelling! If you work in the nonprofit sector, you’ve probably seen scores of articles and webinars about why fundraisers should embrace storytelling. Join this session to learn the classic storytelling formula you can use to outline your stories quickly and effectively, tiips for identifying compelling stories regardless of your mission, ideas for sourcing real-life stories for nonprofits and more!

Giving USA 2022: Donor Advised Funds

August 3, 1:00 PM

This panel discussion includes experts from DAF sponsoring organizations who will help synthesize this information and share their lived experiences over the past few years. If you want to understand the way some of your biggest donors and potential donors give, this session is for you.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Annual Giving (But Were Afraid to Ask)

August 3, 1:00 PM

Yes, major giving gets the headlines, but annual giving pays the bills. A successful annual giving program is foundational to achieving fundraising goals. But even veteran fundraisers still have questions about what is truly best practice. In this Fundraising Insights episode, we will break down annual giving and give you a plan to build up your own program.

How To Rank Higher on Google - 5 SEO tips to get your nonprofit website noticed

August 4, 1:00 PM

Are you spending a fortune on paid marketing and advertising to rank better on Google? Yet, are you seeing your website rank on the umpteenth page of Google? This free webinar will show you five easy steps to improve your Google ranking without spending any money. Learn what website slug is, and how to optimize it, how to optimize your web content and page titles, how to find the right keywords with a free Google tool and more.

Getting the Most Out of AI Writers for Your Nonprofit’s Content Strategy

August 4, 1:00 PM

Are you curious about how artificial intelligence (AI) can help your nonprofit create content more efficiently? This webinar will discuss how AI writers can be used to augment your content strategy and save you time and resources. You’ll learn about the different types of AI writers available and how they can be incorporated into your content workflow. It will also share some tips and best practices for getting the most out of AI writers.

Making Online Strategic Planning Fun

August 4, 1:00 PM

Most people think of strategic planning as a marathon 8- or 10-hour or 2-day retreat. You process lots of information, discuss, debate and brainstorm. You have lunch brought in so you can work without a break. You fill flip chart after flip chart with ideas. Then, around mid-afternoon, when it’s time to start making important decisions, you’ve hit cognitive load. You’re mentally and physically spent. But there is a better way!

Marketing Trends Nonprofits Need to Know (and Embrace)

August 4, 3:00 PM

Marketing trends come and go, but the top marketing trends are the ones worth adopting. Join to discuss marketing trends that’ll shape your nonprofit’s future and grow your impact, including storytelling to impact your nonprofit, using influencer marketing to increase fundraising, creating digital experiences that create awareness, building automation into your marketing and outreach efforts, taking advantage of latest approaches to search engine optimization, and how to use artificial intelligence (AI) to engage.

5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses

August 9, 3:00 PM

There is more power and leverage in one email subscriber than 100 Facebook likes or 50 Twitter followers if email marketing is done right. This educational session will share the secrets of email marketing geniuses, including: the 5 types of nonprofit emails, the anatomy of an email marketing campaign, and email marketing mistakes to avoid.

Where Does Governance Stop and Management Begin?

August 10, 1:00 PM

A nonprofit’s board and the staff need to be collaborative partners to achieve the mission of the organization. However, there are times when roles and responsibilities become blurred. Join to discuss and clarify where governance stops and management begins.

How to Design Ads for Nonprofits

August 10, 2:00 PM

Join this webinar to learn more about the different types of online advertising and how to improve or design ads for nonprofits. This session will share examples and cover common sizes and specs, design dos and don’ts, tips for ad copy and CTAs, andools and templates to save you time.

Put Some Prep in Your Step: Planning for Tech

August 15, 12:30 PM

It's easy to crash and burn when associations dive in too deep and too quickly when purchasing or upgrading their technology. This webinar will walk you through the best ways to plan for tech and tools by revisiting your by-laws and other due diligence, deciding on your budget, aligning your board & staff and building a timeline that works for your goals & resources.

Secrets of an Undercover Attendee

August 16, 12:30 PM

Join this webinar to talk about the impact of COVID on the association world. Topics in this session will range, but include themes such as understanding the sense of ownership across our organization, what makes your audiences passionate about your event, common mistakes seen on your event website or on show site, how to maximize volunteers and more.

From Awareness to IMPACT: How Your Brand Can Drive Higher Value

August 16, 1:00 PM

This webinar will discuss how brand is the only thing that separates an organization from the “sea of sameness.” It will share perspective of how a powerful brand allows an organization to drive higher value and cataclysmic demand—and unfortunately, it is the biggest thing lacking by so many organizations today. 

Must-Know Fundraising Data to Build Lasting Donor Connections

August 16, 1:00 PM

Did you know that nonprofits acquire 10x more donors on Giving Tuesday compared to an average day of the year? And that the average one-time donation is nearly 1.5X more when nonprofits offer ACH, PayPal, and digital wallet payments? Discover more data points like this and how you can incorporate them into your fundraising strategy. In this free webinar, you’ll learn data from three key decision-making stages that position your nonprofit for long-term success and strategies to acquire, convert, and retain donors.

The 7 Fundamentals of a Monthly Giving Program

August 17, 1:00 PM

Join to learn the basic fundamentals needed to start a Monthly Giving program, so you can benefit from the tremendous opportunities it can offer your organization. Learn how Monthly donors are different, how to start a program with limited resources, how to set your ask amounts, how to market your program and more!

Do These 3 Things NOW to Guarantee Your Holiday Fundraising Success 

August 17, 2:00 PM

Late summer is the PERFECT time to start working on Fall and Year-End Fundraising. What you do NOW has a huge impact on what happens in a few months when it's holiday time. And if you want a huge wave of donations before New Year's Eve, there are things you must do now to pave the way for it. In this workshop, you'll learn some simple, practical steps you can take to build relationships with donors, even if you've let things slide for the past few months.

Storytelling for Impact

August 18, 2:00 PM

This webinar will share tips, techniques and tools to help the modern marketer tell better and more impactful stories to activate their audiences around ideas and actions. It will include an analysis of the Hero’s Journey and other storytelling frameworks, tools to aid in the process of compiling and refining the most compelling stories, how to use social media story tools to build community and motivate action, and exercises that your team can use in order to enhance and refine your storytelling process.

Building the Board You Need

August 18, 3:00 PM

Your nonprofit requires a strong board the same way those summer gladiolus require sunshine and rain to bloom. But with so much responsibility falling on them, many nonprofit boards struggle with inefficiency. How do you overcome this dilemma? Through committees! Attend this webinar to learn how to reinvigorate your board with a robust committee structure. In this webinar, you'll learn how to break down work into manageable pieces, keep your board focused, and make better use of individuals' skills and passions.

Fundraising Foundations for Small Nonprofits

August 23, 1:00 PM

A deep dive into 8 fundraising tips to help you raise more with less effort. Join Cindy Wagman, fundraiser, and small shop specialist as she deep dives into her top 8 tips to help small nonprofits raise more money. You’ll learn what most small organizations do wrong, how to invest in the right areas for growth, and how to save time and headaches.

Social Impact Accelerator Accessing and Accelerating Community Impact in the Digital Age

August 23, 1:00 PM

You CAN create a positive social impact and raise funds at the same time. Join this webinar to learn leading practices to accelerate social impact in the communities you serve through the latest digital communication tools and technology. Discover the successful 3-step systems approach used by the world's leading nonprofits to implement a Theory of Change Process, develop a Collective Impact Framework and institute RBA Results-Based Accountability.

How a Small Nonprofit Can Easily Accept Other Gifts Like Stocks As a Recession-Proof Fundraising Strategy

August 23, 1:00 PM

You've undoubtedly been hearing the news about a recession and perhaps you're worried about what that means for your fundraising. In addition to recession fears, nonprofits are worried about inflation, supply chain issues, war, pandemic, and myriad other issues. This free webinar will identify the myths around recession and its impacts on fundraising. We'll unpack actionable strategies with specific templates and examples that small and mid-sized organizations can use immediately to go beyond checks and credit card gifts.

Nonprofit Lead Generation Q&A Session

August 23, 3:00 PM

This interactive session will answer some of the most common concerns from nonprofit clients, such as: how to get people to donate or volunteer, how to expand and gain different volunteers and donors, how to utilize websites better to capitalize on leads and more!

A Little Privacy, Please… Diving into Data Privacy for Nonprofits

August 24, 1:00 PM

Does your nonprofit collect personal information or potentially sensitive data from clients or staff? Are you aware of recent legislation making it more important than ever to protect your data and your systems? Join for an educational foray into new data privacy laws and best practices that are currently impacting nonprofit organizations.

Collaborative Grantmaking – Part I: The Role of Empathy and Experimentation

August 25, 1:00 PM

There are early foundation-building steps that are often missed when forming collaborative partnerships, empathy, and experimentation. Empathy provides the foundation of deep and authentic understanding between collaborative partners and experimentation tests the behaviors you need to achieve success. This event will share how, with simple and new questions you can ask, you can deeply understand what problems you solve for your collaborative partners, and how to identify and test assumptions that are embedded within your collaborative partnerships. 

Today’s Digital Fundraising Trends, and How to Apply Them to Your Nonprofit

August 30, 1:00 PM

This webinar will give an overview of digital fundraising metrics including general online fundraising, email, social media, website, online advertising, etc. It will also cover how to read beyond the metrics in online fundraising benchmark reports and how to improve different fundraising channels based on industry benchmarks.

Where to Find Potential Donors to Support Your Cause

August 31, 1:00 PM

Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on finding potential supporters for your nonprofit organization. Chad will review the best practices in fundraising prospect identification and provide practical tips for how small nonprofits can maximize their network. Attendees will leave the session with a game plan for identifying their next 50 potential donors.



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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
  • Chuck Spidell:
    Thanks for adding my WordPress security webinar to your list, much appreciated. I'm looking forward to sharing my knowledge with comms leaders.
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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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