Free Webinar | Thursday, December 8, 2022 | 1:00p.m. Central Time
Planning a capital campaign? There are four components you need to have in place before you launch a special campaign for a significant capital project and/or major endowment effort. Continue reading “Capital Campaigns: The 4 Things You Need to Have in Place Before You Launch”
More and more, donors are giving through crypto giving. This dialogue presents the opportunity to engage this growing segment of philanthropists. This webinar will lead you through what it is, why it’s important and how to use it. Hear from a panel of experts who will share their stories of working with donors to support the causes they care about through this source of giving.
Slide Deck: Crypto Giving Webinar Presentation
Crypto Fundraising 101: Start here to learn about crypto and how your nonprofit can start accepting cryptocurrency donations. This guide includes how crypto works, crypto user demographics, key factors for nonprofits to consider and tips for establishing a successful nonprofit crypto fundraising strategy.
How to Launch a Successful Crypto Fundraising Campaign: Check out this guide to learn how your nonprofit can begin diversifying its fundraising strategy and connect with a new generation of young donors.
Getting to Know Cryptocurrency Donors: Discover the traits, values and motivations of the next generation of philanthropists in this detailed report.
Everyone’s Talking About Crypto, But What Is it? Here’s Your Non-Techie Guide: This is a quick-read article about the basics of cryptocurrency.
The Giving Blog: Looking for more resources for crypto fundraising? Take a look at The Giving Block’s blog with topics such as crypto 101, end-of-year fundraising strategies, NFTs and more.
Sharon Tiknis, Alford Group
Andi Anderson, PAWS Chicago
Alex Cesario, Breakthrough Urban Ministries
Karl Simpson, The Giving Block
Organizations in the nonprofit community have been leaders when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion – and yet much of the language used in fundraising communications has stemmed from needs-based messaging. This webinar makes time to elevate and uplift the work of nonprofits and the communities served through strength-based messaging. This session demonstrates how strength-based messaging empowers nonprofits, their communities and their donors with real world examples. Hear from a panel of experts who have been integrating strength-based messaging into grant-writing, donor communication, website content and more. Attendees left this session with immediate strategies to refresh and reframe cases for support and accelerate impact through inclusivity.
Slide deck: Strength-Based Messaging Webinar Presentation
Resource: Grants Plus Guide
Do you want to take your internal operations to the next level – and raise more money? Especially with year-end giving upon us, the answer for most development professionals is “Yes!” This session will walk you through year-end campaign best practices and highlight how you can improve your internal operations to accelerate fundraising this year and beyond. Learn how to strengthen systems, save time and money, and ultimately raise more dollars to have a greater impact on the communities you serve.
Slide Deck: Year-End Giving Webinar- Presentation
Webinar | June 29, 2022
The events of 2020-2021 have forever changed the nonprofit community and philanthropy. While they have been unprecedented on so many fronts, the generosity of the American people has been at an all-time high. Throughout these challenging times, the most successful organizations have transformed their programs, operations, how they engage donors and how they advance equity-centered philanthropy. This session will cover fundraising resiliency, insights regarding the future of fundraising, and new ways to approach creating generosity in more inclusive ways.
Take in the Giving USA research, learn about trends among donors both high-net worth and the general public, and hear from an expert panel on what they see lies ahead for philanthropy in America. Join us for this hands-on practical webinar and take new ideas back to your organization to achieve even greater fundraising results.
Moderator: Brenda B. Asare, President and CEO, Alford Group
Giving USA Presenter: Karen Rotko-Wynn, CFRE, Chief Business Enterprise Officer, Alford Group
- Marco Corona, Chief Development Officer, International African American Museum
- Marguerite Griffin, Director, Philanthropic Advisory Services, Northern Trust
- Daniel Hungerman, Ph.D., Professor, Economics, University of Notre Dame
#1 Slide Deck: Giving_USA_Presentation_Deck_June_29_Release
#2 Written Summary of Webinar: Found here
Giving USA Report Details
First published in 1956, Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the longest running, most comprehensive report on philanthropy in the United States. It is researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Alford Group is a longtime supporter of Giving USA and member of The Giving Institute.
Webinar | December 8, 2021
Recent research by LOCUS Impact Investing indicates that approximately $8.8 trillion dollars is projected to transfer from one generation to the next by 2027. With a growing precedent for giving back to the community, many individuals and families are making plans to leave assets to their chosen nonprofits. Are you one of them? Join this webinar to hear the latest statistics around this powerful transfer of wealth opportunity and learn what you can do to develop and/or enhance your organization’s planned giving program to ensure that your organization is well-positioned for success! You will hear from experts and leave with take-aways that you can put to use in your shop.
- Karen Rotko-Wynn, CFRE, Chief Business Enterprise Officer, Alford Group
- Robin Callahan, CFRE, CAP, Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
- Travis Green, Vice President, LOCUS Impact Investing
- Janell Johnson, Philanthropic Advisor, Phila Engaged Giving
Slide Deck: Transfer of Wealth Webinar Presentation – Alford Group
How things have changed a year later in the Pacific Northwest
GIVING USA REPORT PRESENTER: Karen Rotko-Wynn, CFRE, Chief Business Enterprise Officer, Alford Group
MODERATOR: Brenda B. Asare, President and CEO, Alford Group
- Robin Callahan, CFRE, Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
- Elena Fracchia, CWS, AVP, Wealth and Philanthropic Advisor, Columbia Bank
- Bernadine (Bernie) C. Griffin, Managing Director, The Fifth Avenue Theatre
- Asa Tate, Chief Development Officer, Wellspring Family Services
Giving USA 2021 Overview: https://www.alford.com/giving-usa-2021-overview/
Giving USA 2021 Infographic: https://www.alford.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/GUSA2021_Infographic.pdf
- Alexis Cooke, Senior Consultant, Alford Group
- Jamie Phillippe, CFRE, Vice President, Alford Group
- Felicia Davis, President and CEO, Chicago Foundation for Women
- Darrin Goss, President and CEO, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina
- Rachel Krinsky, Executive Director, LifeWire
- Michele Stauff, Executive Director, Million Dollar Round Table Foundation
Slide Deck: Planning Webinar Presentation_Alford Group
MODERATOR: Alexis Cooke, Senior Consultant, Alford Group
SPEAKERS: Dan Kowitz, Founder & CEO, JSB Partnership Consultants; Strategy Partner, Alford Group
Nancy Wright, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana
Slide Deck: Corporate Partnerships Webinar_Alford Group
Service One-Pager: OnePager: CorporatePartnerships
Elizabeth Rowley, CFRE, President and CEO, Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan
GIVING USA PRESENTATION:
Amy Hines, Senior Vice President, Alford Group
Sally Cross, President and CEO, Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley
Walter J. Dillingham, Jr., CFA, Managing Director, Wilmington Trust
GIVING USA PRESENTATION:
Karen Rotko-Wynn, CFRE, Executive Vice President & West Division Manager
Brenda B. Asare, President and CEO, Alford Group
Robin Callahan, CFRE, Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
Elena Fracchia, CWS, AVP, Wealth and Philanthropic Advisor, Columbia Bank
Dana Miller, Senior Program Director – Grants, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Anjana Pandey, Vice President of Strategy, Philanthropy Northwest
Slide Deck:Giving USA 2020 Summary Slides
Infographic: Giving USA 2020 Infographic