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Free Nonprofit Fundraising Resources for April

Nonprofit fundraising is a constantly evolving process. If you work for a nonprofit organization, you know full well how often things change — particularly when it comes to technology and social media. It’s important to keep your finger on the pulse in order to successfully operate your nonprofit.

We have pulled together some free resources that you can use to stay informed about the current state of nonprofit fundraising and technology this spring.

April Nonprofit Fundraising Webinars

The Math and Science of Social Media: 20 Tips and Tricks for NGOs
Most NGOs are not yet aware of the scientific data about online social behavior, but once learned NGOs can significantly improve their use of social networks to communicate their mission and programs and fundraise online. Based on the math and science of social media, this webinar will feature 20 tips and tricks to maximize engagement on social networks.

  • When: 4/2/15 from 2:00PM – 3:15 PM EDT
  • Cost: Free

Online Fundraising Strategies for Giving Day Campaigns
Get tips and strategies on how your organization can leverage giving days, like upcoming Give Local America on May 5, to increase online fundraising support.

  • When: 4/2/15 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
  • Cost: Free

Mobile Impact 101: Taking Your Cause Mobile
There are now more cell phones than toothbrushes, and as of 2013, smartphones surpassed regular phone sales. But what are the implications for your nonprofit, and how can you quickly yet effectively craft a mobile impact strategy to advance your programs, fundraising, and work overall?

  • When: 4/2/15 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
  • Cost: Free for Members, $45 for Non-Members

Where Are My People? How to Find Your Audience on Facebook & Twitter
Whether you’re just starting out, or just now getting serious about growing your presence on social networks, finding friends and influencers is an essential step to social media success. Without people, your social strategy isn’t social! So, where are your people? Chances are, they’re already on Facebook and Twitter. In this 45-minute webinar, you’ll learn the basics of audience research on Facebook and Twitter.

  • When: 4/8/15 from 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM EDT
  • Cost: Free

Expect the Unexpected and Prepare for It: Crisis Planning for Nonprofits
Through the lessons of real-life examples and tailored scenarios organizations are most vulnerable to, participants will leave this webinar with a better understanding of how to handle a crisis, what it takes to effectively prepare for one, and the precise elements that should go into any PR crisis plan.

  • When: 4/8/15 from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
  • Cost: Free

Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits
In this educational session, you’ll discover the best practices for successful fundraising by tapping into the expertise of Firespring—a company that has conducted more than 10 years of focus group research with nonprofit constituents and donors.

  • When: 4/16/15 from 1:30 PM CT
  • Cost: Free

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About the Author

Allison has a passion for charitable giving and believes that small acts of kindness can make the world a better place. She uses her web content and social media expertise to guide churches and nonprofits through the mobile fundraising process.

Allison Weaver