31 Free Nonprofit Webinars for July 2022

Organizational Management June 29, 2022

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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 online fundraising, social media, proposal writing, project management tools, brand identity and much more

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

Online Fundraising Performance: Does Your Nonprofit Measure Up?

July 7, 11:00am

Online fundraising is managed most effectively when performance metrics are measured—something the most successful nonprofits do regularly. This session will discuss 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.

Your Nonprofit's Online Presence: Legal Risks and Protections for Websites and Social Media

July 7, 11:00am

Learn best practices for how to protect your online intellectual property, such as educational and training materials, fundraising campaigns, blog posts, newsletters, and photos, and how to reduce risk when using others' content. This webinar will discuss copyright, fair use, trademarks, defamation, invasion of privacy, and rights of publicity.

How To Cultivate Donors With Chatbots - Quick Tips for Success

July 7, 1:00pm

In this free nonprofit webinar, you will learn how to set up and automate digital donor communications that respond to these donor needs.  You will learn the basics of how to configure an “interactive chat-bot” on your website and Facebook page with a workflow that answers your donors' frequently asked questions, shortens the cultivation cycle, and solicits donations with an easy response. You will also learn how to create a workflow for Facebook Messenger Ad Campaigns to move donors to their next gift.

How to Write a Proposal Narrative

July 7, 1:00pm

This session will cover everything you need to know about writing a proposal narrative! It will cover the most frequently requested information by funders, explore what they’re REALLY looking for, and examine some examples. At the end of the session, attendees will leave with a boilerplate grant template to help craft their own proposal narrative.

Grants Research Lab

July 8, 2:00pm

A roughly hour and a half virtual demonstration covering the basics you need to quickly start searching the Foundation Directory Online database to identify the best potential funders for your nonprofit organization. This will be a virtual session. Full details and a link to join the class will be sent upon registration and again the day of the event. 

Becoming a Nonprofit Thought Leader

July 11, 12:00pm

This webinar offers new ways to think of and consider thought leadership as a strategy not just limited to the status of subject matter experts, but to the overall impact and authority of the organization. It will identify the top three benefits of thought leadership, discuss steps to implementation and common mistakes to avoid, and explore how to use thought leadership for business development and fundraising.

Why Your Organization Should Leverage a Donor-Advised Fund

July 12, 1:00pm

There are many advantages to adopting a donor-advised fund (DAF) model at your corporation. Are you aware of how DAFs can help to simplify fund disbursement and make your giving more secure? Join Matthew Nash as he explains the benefits of adopting this type of distribution for your company’s charitable giving. 

Ask The Expert: Project Management Best Practices and Tools

July 12, 2:00pm

Got project management questions? Join this open mic Ask-Me-Anything where everyone can grab the mic to speak. This session will cover: getting started in project management tools, day-to-day work, nonprofit-specific template, repeatable workflows, implementing your specific, unique workflows and more.

Giving USA 2022: Understanding America’s Philanthropic Landscape

July 12, 2:00pm

The last few years have been unprecedented. The events of 2020-2021 will forever change the nonprofit community and philanthropy. This webinar will present the recently-released Giving USA report looking back at 2021 giving, which will inform our look forward.  The key takeaways include understanding of the data and trends around giving in America in 202. information on how COVID-19 impacts philanthropy going forward, and tips for how to apply this research to your organization’s strategy and approach.

Overcoming the Overhead Myth: Budgeting for an Effective Website, Marketing & Growth

July 12, 3:00pm

When it comes to running your organization, most nonprofits feel pressured to do as much as possible with as little as possible. Donors still scrutinize nonprofits, wondering what percentage of their gift actually goes toward the “cause.” Learn about the overhead myth, the impact of underinvestment, how to address concerns with donors, what marketing efforts provide the best ROI to help you move the needle, and how to improve the budgeting process at your nonprofit.

Get a Corporate Partner in 30 Days

July 13, 11:00am

Growing your nonprofit is more than simply finding new donors. You also need to diversify your sources of support – including attracting companies. The problem is that it’s hard to find a corporate partner. Learn how to know and find the best companies to connect with, have confidence about partnering with them and stand out from all the other organizations trying to get support from the same big companies

Thriving in the Digital and Physical World

July 13, 1:00pm

In this webinar, a collaborative panel of Blackbaud customers and experts will discuss their experiences on the path to effectively leveraging digital systems. Join to discuss how to facilitate successful use of the systems by your staff, cultivate critical thinking amongst users and new hires, identify the correct questions to ask in order to leverage new systems effectively, and assess critical data points to drive decision making.

Google Ad Grants 101 – Grow Your Nonprofit’s Online Presence With $10K/Month In Free Ads

July 13, 1:00pm

This information-packed Google Ad Grant training is led by Ilia Khairetdinov. He’ll tell you everything you need to know about the program, how it can benefit your nonprofit, and the actual process of applying for the grant. It will also highlight a few best practices and inside tips and tell you about a Google Certified professional service that is proven to help nonprofits effectively maximize the value of their Ad Grant.

The Power of a Revenue-wise Organization

July 13, 2:00pm

As the finance leader at your organization, you have your finger on the pulse of performance. But that data often lives in static reports and spreadsheets that can be difficult for leadership to translate into decision-making. Join Stephanie Skryzowski for this inspiring discussion on getting financial data out of back-office systems and into boardroom strategy. She’ll cover: the role of the CFO in revenue strategy discussions, why the entire organization need to think about profitability, what calculations we should be making to understand revenue mix, ROI, working capital, and un/restricted fund sources.

How to Prioritize Your Grant Prospect List in Under 60 Minutes

July 14, 12:00pm

Not sure how to prioritize which grant funders to pursue? Fret not, for this grant workshop was made for you. In this 1-hour special workshop, you'll learn why fit matters, 10 questions to help rank funders, and how to create your own decision matrix.

The Fundraising Drivers that Raise You More

July 14, 1:00pm

Nonprofits must invest their time and money into the event fundraising drivers that are going to raise the most funds for their organization. But which ones are the most effective and are going to help you raise the most? This webinar will explore the six most effective fundraising tools when planning in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. Topics include: exploring different fundraising tools, breaking down how much time and money nonprofits must invest in each tool, what other nonprofits have done to minimize costs and maximize funds raised.

Beyond the Logo: Building Brand Identity

July 14, 2:00pm

This session will cover everything you need to know about writing a proposal narrative! It will cover the most frequently requested information by funders, explore what they’re REALLY looking for, and examine some examples. At the end of the session, attendees will leave with a boilerplate grant template to help craft their own proposal narrative.

Cut Costs and Get Creative with Nonprofit Appeals

July 14, 4:00pm

Fundraising, as we know it, has shifted in these uncertain times. To help, discover 10 secrets to cutting costs with printing and mailing, 5 surefire ways to invigorate your direct mail, and 4 strategies to maximize your impact.

Advanced Funder Research Lab

July 18, 2:00pm

Take a deep dive into the advanced searching and funder review options available in the Foundation Directory Online. It is strongly recommended that attendees have already participated in the Grants Research Lab class.

Convert Supporters with Powerful Landing Pages

July 19, 11:00am

With great landing pages, your donors, volunteers and supporters are 10 times more likely to donate, sign up, register or engage with your nonprofit. This session will share real-world landing page examples that increase conversions and what’s been learned from studying hundreds of nonprofits and their landing page designs

3 Key Elements to Scale Your Impact

July 19, 1:00pm

This webinar will cover the essential insights on measuring your impact and marketing your organization’s value. It will discuss how to start measuring your impact, what to include in an impact report, how to use your impact report effectively, and how to utilize your impact data in your marketing efforts. When you become an impact-driven nonprofit, you can stop feeling overwhelmed and confidently increase your funding, provide better care for your audience, and grow your organization.

Social Media and Volunteer Engagement

July 19, 2:00pm

Volunteer engagement is changing. This webinar will offer an introduction to including social media in your volunteer recruitment and relationship building plans. You'll see examples of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, as well as blogs that other nonprofits have successfully used to draw attention to their organizations and volunteer opportunities.

Fundraising for Furry (or Not so furry!) Friends: Ideas to Support Animal Service Nonprofits

July 19, 2:00pm

Join this webinar to learn more about successful campaigns and event ideas from nonprofits focused on animal services, what you can do in your community and how to build your own successful campaign or event, where to find additional resources to help you meet your goals, and the benefits of having a diversified fundraising plan to help you help others.

Board Engagement

July 21, 1:00pm

Having an engaged board who understands the programs and finances ensures strategic decisions are well informed. This workshop will share key reasons why board members disengage and various approaches to keeping them committed and active. Attendees will leave with an increased understanding of what engagement approaches are appropriate for their board and tools to engage their board members more effectively. This training is open to all but is designed for Board Chairs or members of the committees dedicated to board engagement.

How to Create a Future-Proof Nonprofit Social Media Strategy

July 21, 2:00pm

How can we get our message to rise to the top? How can we focus, prioritize, and get our social media marketing on track? The answer to future-proofing a social media strategy lies in building a vibrant online community. In this session, learn the ways to navigate changes and trends in the current digital and social media marketing landscape, steps to build your social media strategy, the four pillars of social media management and how to schedule your time online, and more.

Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life

July 21, 2:30pm

The best tools breathe life into your nonprofit’s online presence. The question is which ones do you really need? Evernote? DropBox? Google Alerts? In this webinar, you’ll learn which social media platforms you should care about, 5 online tools to help you master your online presence, social listening tools that really work, engagement tools to simplify your life and how to curate your web content in less than 15 minutes per day.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Nonprofit Website

July 26, 1:00pm

You work hard and wear a lot of hats (with no time to buy the matching shoes). Changing the world can be time-consuming and stressful! Go beyond the basics and discuss how to leverage technology to help support your mission and make your life easier. 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 and what to consider regarding website accessibility.

The Value Proposition

July 26, 1:00pm

This webinar will explore the discovery that nonprofits are ineffectively communicating their value proposition and are losing donors as a result. This discussion will dive into strategies for articulating your organization’s value proposition.

How to Use Linkedin, Marketing Collateral, and Messaging Templates to Expand Your Network

July 26, 3:00pm

In this free nonprofit training, you will develop a clear understanding of how to use LinkedIn as a lead generator/connector, identify the marketing collateral needed for new supporters, and master the art of the email template. Join one of the essential free nonprofit courses on social media marketing for nonprofits and get the training that you need to get your nonprofit to the next level with your marketing efforts while raising awareness of your cause!

DEI in Practice: How Seasoned Grantmakers Are Adopting These Principles

July 28, 1:00pm

Join for this webinar event which will share more information about DEI cultures, how DEI fits into grantmaking practices, and advice on how organizations can get started and prioritize then principles of DEI will be shared.

Sponsors: How to Find Them & Create a Win-Win

July 28, 1:00pm

Join this webinar for a workshop focused on maximizing sponsorship revenue for your programs and events (both in person and virtual).  The session starts by focusing on identifying potential sponsors and beginning the partnership conversation.  It closes with a focus on structuring win-win, long term sponsorship relationships.


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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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