Let’s Get Loud: Leveling Up Your Fundraising Communications in 2024

Recorded Webinar & Panel Discussion (60 minutes)

In a rapidly evolving landscape, nonprofits face unique challenges in connecting with audiences. Watch our panel discussion to gain valuable insights from top fundraising communication experts. Explore the latest strategies and best practices tailored for 2024 from digital storytelling to how to best use artificial intelligence (AI). This will equip your organization to reach target audiences, maximize impact and foster lasting donor relationships. Whether your organization struggles with team size, budget limitations or just knowing where to start, we discuss tips and tricks for refreshing the way you communicate with donors in 2024. Continue reading “Let’s Get Loud: Leveling Up Your Fundraising Communications in 2024”

Future-Proof Your Mission: How to Engage Five Generations of Donors

Online Webinar

Giving from individuals continues to make up the largest portion of philanthropy in America, powering the missions of countless nonprofits. But winning the attention of the specific individuals most inclined to support your mission is more challenging than ever. With audience-centric strategies—informed by data—you can achieve better resonance and activate greater generosity.

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Giving by Foundations: Trends and Insights

Online Webinar

This webinar and panel discussion demystifies the latest trends in philanthropy and provides insights on how to engage donors in this new giving landscape. Alford Group presents the numbers and an expert panel of sector leaders share their own experiences in growing donor support.

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QGiv’s Giving USA 2023 Webinar

Online Webinar (60 minutes)

America’s response to the COVID pandemic over the last few years and the pandemic’s coinciding economic repercussions have changed the landscape of philanthropy in America. Hosted by Qgiv, our consultants Michelle Bibbs and Jaron Bernstein presented the recently released Giving USA report looking back at giving in 2022.  Continue reading “QGiv’s Giving USA 2023 Webinar”

Giving USA 2023: Beyond the Numbers

Online Webinar

This webinar and panel discussion demystifies the latest trends in philanthropy and provides insights on how to engage donors in this new giving landscape. Alford Group presents the numbers and an expert panel of sector leaders share their own experiences in growing donor support.

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Capital Campaigns: The 4 Things You Need to Have in Place Before You Launch

Online Webinar

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”

Demystifying Cryptocurrency: How Crypto Giving Works and Why It’s Important

Online Webinar

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.

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Strength-Based Messaging: How to Accelerate Impact Through Inclusivity

Online Webinar

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. Continue reading “Strength-Based Messaging: How to Accelerate Impact Through Inclusivity”

Year-End Giving: Reach the Next Level in Fundraising Results

Online Webinar

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.

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Giving USA: What Lies Ahead for Philanthropy in America

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.

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America’s Transfer of Wealth: Why you should act now

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.

Moderator:

  • Karen Rotko-Wynn, CFRE, Chief Business Enterprise Officer, Alford Group

Panel:

  • 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

Additional Resources:

Giving USA 2021: Looking back to look forward

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

PANELISTS:

  • 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