How Important Is Training for Fundraisers? Very.


The Harris research presents two startling facts about training at nonprofits: 61% of people who left fundraising jobs say they were dissatisfied with their access to leadership training. 34% of current fundraisers are dissatisfied with their access to leadership training.

Week of Freebies, Day 1: Get Your Customized Training Plan

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Want a nonprofit communications training plan that meets you where you are? Get the free customized training plan that comes with our Free Membership. The customized training plan is just one benefit of having a Free Membership to our site. Happy Holidays!

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12 Free Nonprofit Webinars and Training Videos You’ll Love


trainingIf you’re a nonprofit professional, then you probably know what it’s like to be short on time. Maintaining a work-life balance is hard enough without having to hunt down the resources you and need to develop your skills. That’s why we’re giving you a shortcut.

How Nonprofit Comms Staff Are Getting Training

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We wanted to know the kinds of training people were participating in. For the 5% of you that did not participate in any training at all last year, you definitely need to make a change in 2018!

SURPRISE! Save on the All-Access Training Pass for Kivi’s Birthday

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For the next 2 days (the 28th & 29th), you can save $200 off our Annual All-Access Training Pass. And this is just a fraction of the training available. Save on the All-Access Training Pass for Kivi’s Birthday appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Nonprofit TrainingIt’s Kivi’s birthday, but you get the surprise!

Need #NPCOMM Training That Actually Fits YOUR Schedule?

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Our All-Access Pass’ most popular feature is the live training webinars you get to attend for 365 days. You can either get a customized training plan which recommends courses based on your marketing experience or you can access classes based on topics.

Responsible for Graphic Design, but Have No Real Training? Join us Tomorrow!

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If you have been tasked with creating graphics for your organization, but have little to no design training, then our next BRAND NEW webinar is for you! The post Responsible for Graphic Design, but Have No Real Training?

Leadership Training

Fundraising Coach

Speaking and training is the heartbeat of what I do. If you''d like my team to consider sending me to your area, or if you''d like to bring me there, please fill out this form: (c)

Upcoming Nonprofit Leadership Talks & Training

Fundraising Coach

But I also love giving leadership and fundraising trainings at conferences. Want leadership or fundraising training in your area? I love doing these trainings. If you'd like me to speak to your team around these conferences, or if you'd like me to come to you, let me know by filling out this form: The post Upcoming Nonprofit Leadership Talks & Training appeared first on

How to Do Your Own Nonprofit Communications Audit [Training]

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Has your nonprofit communications plan come together in an ad hoc, on the fly, piece-by-piece kind of way? If so, you aren’t alone. Most nonprofits have added new communications channels one by one.

Introducing Online Training in Grant Proposal Writing

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

All-in-all, well over 1,000 individual nonprofit professionals have gone through my grant proposal writing trainings, and have been very satisfied with the results. grant writing online online resources training workshopsFrom 2003-2018 I presented the class Basic Grant Proposal Writing Skills for Nonprofits at the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County about three times each year.

A New Way to Train with Us

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While our Annual All-Access Pass is a great deal for live trainings, recorded webinars, e-books, and other exclusive resources, we know not every organization can come up with $699 at one time. Start training right away!

Training: Getting More Media Attention

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During this month-long e-clinic, you’ll get the training and coaching you need to learn how to get the media interested in your organization and your cause today. Our September E-Clinic is all about getting your nonprofit and good cause more media exposure, and registration is now open!

Launch Your Team of Year-End Fundraisers: Free Training Th Oct 6

Getting Attention

Train them so they’re eager to share key messages to drive giving. With the right training and motivation, you can get help sharing relevant messages in a vibrant and consistent way to extend your reach and increase year end wins. Register Now: Thursday, October 6 at 1pm EDT.

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Does fundraising training focus too much on the ask?


Often I find that major gift (and legacy gift) fundraising education, training, and advice places too much emphasis on ‘the ask’ Yet, in many ways, the ask is the smallest part of most fundraiser’s jobs. So shouldn’t most education, training and advice focus on the rest of the process instead? Therefore, I think most of your time (and training) should be focused on the relationship-building parts of the process.

What Fundraising and Strength Training Have in Common

Ann Green

About a year and a half ago I started doing strength training with a personal trainer. Strength training has a lot in common with fundraising and when I say fundraising, I’m including the stewardship and relationship building components, too.

Future fundraising trainings…near you?

Fundraising Coach

My team is looking at expanding the number of trainings I do. If you’re interested in attending an event near you, let us know by filling out the form at: Ask Education Opportunities Events board training fundraising training

Ask and Train Your Board to be Powerful Messengers (Hands-On)

Getting Attention

Andy Robinson provides training and consulting for nonprofits in fundraising, board development, marketing, earned income, planning, leadership development, and facilitation.

FundCoaches: A revolution in fundraising training

Fundraising Coach

Have you noticed how hard it is to find high quality, extremely practical, and affordable fundraising training? That inspired me to work to make it ridiculously easy for people to get fundraising training. Mo and his team flew around the country filming us presenting our training.

24/7 Access to the Training You Need to Change the World

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With our All-Access Training Pass, you get the latest training on a wide variety of topics – from annual reports, direct mail, and thank you letters to websites, email, and social media.

No-Charge Training: Move People to Act Now w/One-Page Plan (Feb 5 & On Demand)

Getting Attention

Register now for this free training webinar on Feb 5 1-2 ET. Right-Things Right-Now Marketing free nonprofit marketing trainingRegister now, seats are filling fast. And you can watch at your convenience if you can’t make it live.

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Who should pay for your training?

Get Fully Funded

I get so frustrated with nonprofit leaders who are short-sighted and don’t see the benefit in paying for training and professional development for their staff, particularly the fundraising staff. I understand that some organizations are struggling and the training budget is the first thing to go. I applaud those folks who want to pay for books and training themselves. One way to equalize their compensation is to pay for their training.

Training: Fundraising for Christian Ministry

Fundraising Coach

Ministry fundraising training Wednesday, August 13. Fundraising isn''t easy. But fundraising for your own ministry support can be even harder! Steve Shadrach knows that better than most. And he has tips and strategies for helping you raise your support and deepening your relationship with God.

Fundraising Training in Lewiston, Maine

Fundraising Coach

I’m honored to be doing a fundraising training in Lewiston, Maine today at 11:30. Ask Education Opportunities fundraising trainingIt’s open to Chamber members and non-members.

50% off fundraising training module

Fundraising Coach

The creators of were frustrated with how hard it was to find CFRE accredited training that didn’t cost and arm and a leg. There’s a lot of terrific training on this site. Other Possibly Related posts: FundCoaches: A revolution in fundraising training.

The Battle More than Training Producing Assistance and How to Win It


You can actually also seek advice from training publishing service for aid. An awesome cope of preceding training data is envisioned with the learner to compose the coursework properly. Tough subject areas should be chosen for creating tailored training-formulating with your venture.

Planes, Trains, Automobiles… and Leadership

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I’ve just returned from a short trip to New York and I wanted to share an amazing adventure with you. Part of my travel required a flight from Philadelphia to Newburgh, NY. Everything up to Philly was uneventful. But when I arrived in Philly, I found out they had cancelled my flight to Newburgh and it was going to probably be 9 am the next morning before I could get on another flight.

Doing, Not Training: 48 Hours to Save $200

Getting Attention

Now’s the time to join the Tagline Focus Project … Put a motivating, memorable tagline to work to extend your organization’s reach, increase donations and program participants, and attract volunteers. Join me to craft your tagline in just 8 weeks.

4 hours of free leadership, goal-setting, and fundraising training

Fundraising Coach

As much as I love to do in-person leadership and fundraising trainings , sometimes you just can't get to them. And if you want even more, check out more than 80 fundraising, marketing, and leadership training at The Nonprofit Academy : [link].

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4 Steps to Training Your Colleagues, Board and Supporters as Powerful Messengers

Getting Attention

So when communications director Jason Baker asked me how to make the most of the messaging, I recommended that his first step be to train his colleagues, board members and large volunteer base as effective messengers.

Upcoming speaking engagements & fundraising training

Fundraising Coach

” Most of my fundraising training and speaking is currently done for nonprofits that bring me in to speak to their boards and teams. If you want to explore hiring me to train your team or board fill out the form here:

Upcoming Fundraising Coach Speaking and Trainings

Fundraising Coach

Here are the upcoming trainings and talks for November 2014 into January 2015. Fundraising Training and Keynotes. THE NETHERLANDS: EA-EAZ training , November 18. This training for the Dutch Evangelical Alliance will combine major gift fundraising with inspirational looks at actual fundraising solicitations in Scripture. training at the 8th annual Fundraising Day in Rotterdam! Want fundraising training in your area? I love doing these trainings.

Free Training: Survival Tips for Nonprofit Communicators

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Mixed Links: Free Training, Special Deals, and Fab Info

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Free Training on E-Newsletters. Beth Kanter presented a great webinar on how to incoporate social media into your training programs. If you do any training or even plain ol’ public speaking, check it out.

Fundraising Training Videos now available online!

Fundraising Coach

My goal is to make it ridiculously easy for people to get fundraising training, so I’m thrilled that they’re offering it this way too! Fundraising Secret #59: Get Training for Your Board and Volunteers. Board Training.

Can’t Miss Online Fundraising Training from One of Our Faves

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I don’t promote a lot of stuff that costs you money on this blog outside of our training here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, but I am making an exception because Kerri Karvetski has put together a training on online fundraising that is going to be incredible.

4 Great Nonprofit Trainings this Month in The Nonprofit Academy!

Fundraising Coach

With over 50 webinars, templates, and tools in the NPA Online Vault, it''s already a great resource for affordable, efficient, and effective nonprofit trainings. But members typically get one new online training and one coaching call with me each month too.

Last Chance: 4 Keys to Pitch-Perfect Messaging (Free Training, May 30)

Getting Attention

Please join me on Wednesday, May 30 to learn how to stop striking flat notes with your target audiences and join the 16% of nonprofits whose messages resonate and spur action. 80% of seats are already gone, so it’s now or never. Master the 4 Keys to Pitch-Perfect Messaging.

Training Video: Face-To-Face Fundraising

The Agitator

And so, on a lighter note, The Agitator would like to commend this video as a training. For many fundraisers, I suspect this is the last day of work as many sneak out for a long Christmas holiday.

Why You Need Spokesperson Training - Get It This Wednesday

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I asked Thom to present this training because spokesperson skills are incredibly helpful to all nonprofit communicators, whether you are personally speaking with the media or not.

Join me for a unique new training that can change everything

Get Fully Funded

My colleague Peggy Jarrett and I have created a unique new training called Transformative Leadership and it’s designed to help you deal with these issues and more. If you’d like to have more peace, better relationships with your Board, and more confidence in fundraising, I invite you to check out this training. Learn more at Tags: Uncategorized nonprofit leadership training

Want free training? Check this out.

Get Fully Funded

Continuing education is a good thing. As fundraisers, we’ve got to keep learning so we can stay up on all the latest trends. The Wild Apricot Blog has come up with 23 free webinars happening in the month of October. Run on over there and check them out! link].

Good Things in October: Healthy Email Lists [TODAY], Video Strategy and an All-Access Pass Discount

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Here’s what’s happening this month at Nonprofit Marketing Guide… Online Training: You can attend all of our training webinars below with an All-Access Pass. Mark your calendars to save $200 on the best way to attend all of our training webinars.