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30 Free Nonprofit Webinars for June 2024

Author: WildApricot
June 1, 2024
🕑 11 min read

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 donor acquisition, fundraising, strategic planning, board building, sustainability and much more.

We wanted to highlight one special event this month before sharing the webinars.

Nonprofit Ad Day 2024

June 6th

Join 2,500+ peers for a day of 12 hyper-focused sessions covering community-first advertising, leveraging AI for ads, maximizing the Google Ad Grant, and more. This virtual event, hosted by Community Boost, is your chance to learn cutting-edge digital advertising strategies to build and nurture your community. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to grow and connect! Register HERE to reserve your free seat!

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

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Navigating the New SGE Landscape: Transforming Search and Traffic

June 3, 3:00 PM

Are you ready to navigate the intersection of Search Generative Experience (SGE) and the evolving world of AI-driven traffic in a chat-first search environment? Join for an engaging webinar where we delve into the transformative impacts of SGE on organic traffic. This session will explore how SGE redefines user interactions with search engines and digital platforms through AI technology. Discover strategies to harness the  potential of SGE to drive organic traffic results, while mitigating risks identified in recent industry analyses.

Introduction to AI for Nonprofits

June 4, 1:00 PM

Looking to stay up-to-date with the latest technology? Having trouble learning how to integrate AI strategy to streamline your processes? If you are looking for an introduction to AI for your non-profit, try this free webinar. Learn how to enhance your nonprofit’s website and basic marketing strategies using AI.

Introduction to Corporate Giving

June 4, 2:00 PM

Is your organization ready to seek corporate support? Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of the different types of corporate giving, what motivates corporations to give, how to find potential corporate partners.

Faith Based Fundraising: Money is Not a Dirty Word

June 4, 3:30 PM

Join this webinar to explore the spiritual foundations of fundraising across various religious traditions and unveil practical strategies to ensure the sustained growth and impact of your organization. The featured presenter, Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE, CNC, CNE, CDE, is a distinguished figure in the field, with over thirty-five years of experience in development. She has spoken around the world and authored or contributed to more than three dozen books, covering topics ranging from capital campaigns to volunteer recruitment. 

Executive Directors Chat: Leveraging AI for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

June 5, 1:00 PM

Now that you’ve learned a bit about AI and how it can work to boost your marketing strategies, take a deeper look at how AI can improve other areas of your non-profit. This free webinar will help you larn how to leverage AI to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion goals for your nonprofit’s DEI initiatives.  

Data Harmony: Synchronizing Your Arts & Culture Operations with Its Data

June 5, 1:00 PM

Are you passionate about leveraging data to enhance your arts and cultural organization’s impact?  Join for this engaging session with experts, to explore the critical aspects of data management. In this webinar, you’ll learn how effective data practices can transform your business operations, boost visitor engagement, optimize fundraising efforts, and strengthen membership programs.   

Practical tips on adding demographic data to profiles

June 5, 2:30 PM

Collecting demographics about your nonprofit’s leadership, board, and staff doesn’t have to be hard. In this webinar, you’ll learn the simple steps for conducting a demographics survey and discover how and why funders use demographic data. You’ll also gain access to tools and templates to collect demographic data in a respectful and appropriate way, which will help save time and resources.

5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses

June 5, 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. Problem is, 9 out of 10 nonprofits don’t do it right. This session will share the secrets of email marketing geniuses, including the 5 types of nonprofit emails, the anatomy of an email marketing campaign, 6 email marketing mistakes to avoid, and 5 secrets of email marketing geniuses.

Harnessing Data for a Sustainable Future

June 6, 12:00 PM

If you’re searching for ways to improve your non-profit’s commitment to sustainability, take a look at this free webinar. This is a virtual briefing on leveraging climate data for broader impact – meaning you’ll learn how to take data and use it in a concrete way to set your organization up for a sustainable future.

Accounting Governance: Unlocking the Power of the Nonprofit Treasurer and Finance Committee

June 6, 1:00 PM

Join this insightful webinar as it dives into the important roles of the nonprofit treasurer and finance committee. Learn how they serve as the backbone of financial stewardship for your organization. This session will offer practical guidance and expert advice on the responsibilities, challenges, and best practices associated with this critical position and how to unlock their collective financial leadership power for good.

2024 Nonprofit Research Study: The State of Fundraising, Technology, and Operations Impact on Mission Sustainability

June 6, 1:00 PM

In this first look at the upcoming 2024 Trends Report from GiveSmart and MIP Fund Accounting, experts will review never-before-seen insights on the pulse of the nonprofit sector. Join them as they unveil the latest data, innovations, and strategies shaping fundraising, technology, and operations.  

Nurturing Donors: Automating the Journey from Acquisition to Renewal

June 6, 2:00 PM

Join us for an insightful session on crafting effective donor journeys and leveraging automation tools for cultivation and stewardship. This webinar will give you practical guidance on using surveys, personalized emails, eNewsletters, and more to enhance donor engagement and retention. Gain valuable insights into mapping out the donor journey and optimizing touchpoints for lasting relationships.

Introduction to proposal writing

June 6, 2:00 PM

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of the most popular classes! This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include the basic elements of a proposal, the “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal, and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no.

Using a Marketing Approach to Giving Days

June 6, 3:30 PM

With the rise of digital fundraising, giving days have become a necessary addition to annual

fundraising plans for nonprofits and education organizations. However, giving days typically

contradict the old school giving strategies many organizations and fundraising professionals

know and trust. Using a marketing approach to your online giving day can increase the

awareness and engagement of your donors not only on the day, but long term. This session will

share how to integrate a marketing approach to online giving days and ideas you can use for

your next online giving campaign.

Introduction to fundraising planning

June 11, 2:00 PM

Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success. This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan, including tips on making your case for support, diversifying your organization’s fundraising base, creating a plan of action.

Decoding Nonprofit Data: Transforming Insights into Impact

June 11, 3:30 PM

Join for this insightful webinar aimed at demystifying nonprofit fundraising data and empowering organizations to turn raw numbers into actionable strategies. This session will delve into key topics essential for understanding and utilizing fundraising data effectively. Don’t miss this opportunity to harness the potential of your fundraising data and drive meaningful impact for your organization.

Engage diverse donors with culturally informed marketing strategies

June 12, 2:00 PM

Join for a transformative webinar on culturally informed marketing strategies, tailored for fundraising professionals seeking to deepen their engagement with diverse donors. This session, led by experts from the UNCF Philanthropy Institute (UNCFPI), will equip you with the necessary skills and insights to effectively acknowledge and incorporate the cultural nuances of your donor base into your marketing efforts. Learn to identify cultural dimensions that impact donor behavior, develop resonant marketing strategies, and avoid common errors in fundraising practices. Enhance your ability to foster meaningful connections, build stronger relationships, and drive impactful support for your institution. In addition, get to know UNCFPI and the important work they do. 

Leveraging Generative AI to Drive Nonprofit Innovation

June 12, 2:00 PM

Non-profit organizations are famously busy, working with limited resources in order to get things done. With the advancements of AI come the ability to streamline processes – this means getting things done more efficiently, alleviating workload and speeding up turnaround time. In this free webinar, learn how to utilize Generative AI to streamline operations and elevate member engagement.

Board Revolution: Rethinking Nonprofit Governance for Organizational Impact

June 13, 1:00 PM

When it comes to nonprofit governance, the status quo isn’t working. Board members feel undervalued and disengaged, EDs are overwhelmed, and organizations don’t have the strategic leadership they need. This session will cover nonprofit governance from a fresh perspective that puts your organization’s purpose front and centre.  It will explore how governance actually happens in your organization (hint: most of it isn’t at board meetings!), uncover some of the hidden sources of tension in nonprofit governance, and provide simple approaches to building a more effective and engaging board. Whether you’re new to nonprofit governance, or you’ve been involved with boards for years, you’re guaranteed to walk away with some ‘aha!’ level insight that will transform your approach to governance.

Let’s Talk about Core Funding: A Panel Discussion

June 13, 1:00 PM

Computers, insurance and salaries for administrative staff are some of the essential operating costs that create a well run organization and allow charities and nonprofits to offer high-quality programs and services to their communities. However, it can be hard to get funders and donors excited about covering these costs or to understand why they’re critical expenses. Ensuring strong organizational infrastructure related to cybersecurity, data privacy, ethical use of AI, and more have also more recently raised the stakes as it relates to investments in core funding. This session will focus on a practical conversation about how you can talk to your funders and donors about the importance of core operating funding.

Introduction to finding grants

June 13, 2:00 PM

Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including who funds nonprofits and what their motivations are, what funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding, and how you identify potential funders and make the first approach.

Listening to your Donors

June 13, 3:30 PM

Your donors have stories to tell: why they care, what got them interested in your work initially, what do they want to see their generosity help you accomplish?  By capturing the stories your donors have to tell you can better form your creative to align with their passions and start to communicate with your donors on a more personal level.  This webinar will talk about ways to collect the stories your donors have and then how to use them to take your marketing and fundraising to a more one-to-one level.

Chasing Capacity: Not the Best Model for Fundraising Success

June 18, 1:00 PM

A comprehensive view of prospect development includes current and future constituents, non-donors, lapsed donors, and donors who have not reached their ultimate gift to your organization. To achieve greater results, it must break through organizational silos. It includes research, analytics, database management, engagement, and all fundraising activities. This webinar is all about best practices that you can adopt/adapt to prepare for ultimate giving success as collected and revised by a grizzled 40+ year veteran of nonprofit and higher education fundraising, who encourages you to bring your thoughts and questions to this discussion.

Elevate Your Nonprofit’s Online Presence: A Guide to Effective SEO Strategies

June 18, 1:00 PM

In order to make a high impact, visibility is important. People need to know about your organization including what you do, what your mission is, and how you operate. Learn how to make your organization more visible by developing your SEO strategies. This free webinar will teach you how to use search engine optimization to boost your nonprofit’s visibility and drive organic traffic to your website.

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

June 18, 3:00 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. Learn to assess your board’s fundraising personality, motivate your board members to fundraise, set goals and kick off campaigns, and more!

Accounting for Restricted Grants: When and How To Record Properly?

June 20, 2:00 PM

Making sure your checks and balances are clear and up-to-date can be challenging, especially for restricted grants. Join this free webinar to learn how to stay in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for restricted grants.

The Untapped Potential of Digital Accessibility for Nonprofits

June 25, 1:00 PM

Making sure your website is easy to use is not just a regulatory requirement, but also a smart move for your nonprofit organization. If your website is not accessible, your nonprofit might be missing the chance to connect with millions of people, including potential supporters. This free webinar will highlight the importance of accessibility for users with disabilities and the broader benefits of providing a user-friendly experience for all.

Recalibrate Your Events to Fuel Year-Round Fundraising

June 26, 1:00 PM

This webinar will review the true purpose and ideal revenue model for events and how to make them even more worthwhile by converting event attendees to annual donors. It will also provide some real world examples of unique fundraising events that have broken the mold and became donor favorites (as well as some tips for virtual/hybrid events). It’s an “all things events” presentation and everything is on the table.

Buying Real Estate: An Overview for Nonprofit Organizations

June 26, 3:00 PM

Is your nonprofit organization considering buying a building or purchasing other types of real estate? If so, it is important to think about and discuss where the money is coming from, structures you need to have in place, and the impact on your business model. This webinar will share the steps involved in making this choice. You will walk away with an understanding of debt service coverage ratios, pro formas, and the big questions that your board must think about when making this decision.

Focus on the Future: The Art of Selling Your Board and Funders on Capacity Building

June 26, 3:00 PM

You won’t need a crystal ball to see the future for your nonprofit organization when you attend this entertaining and engaging session with Firespring’s Director of Nonprofit Solutions, Kiersten Hill. Join this session to gain invaluable insights into crafting a case for capacity that merges strategic prowess with impactful storytelling.

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