Workshops for Nonprofits

Give Local Platform Walk-through (webinar)

Available dates:

  • Thursday, October 1, 9:00 – 10:30 AM

Community Foundation of South Puget Sound – Melissa Rosscup

During this platform webinar, participants will be taken through the steps to build their Story for Give Local as well as additional features available to boost donor engagement. Participants are encouraged to ask clarifying questions throughout the webinar as other participants may be thinking the same thing. After this webinar, participants will leave with the knowledge and confidence to make the most out of the Give Local platform.

Registration link:

https://tcfsps.wufoo.com/forms/z4jzmf810s7kiu/

2020 Fundraising Plan…Now What?

Tuesday, July 21, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

The Ostara Group – Rebecca Zanatta

Partner, Senior Strategist, Rebecca Zanatta will lead a conversation and breakout room activities via Zoom on why cultivating and stewarding relationships is key to our organization’s fundraising success right now. You have your story and your why. A variety of strategies will be used during times of crisis and most important is continuing to communicate and share your vision and mission, what you do is vital to our communities.

Story Gathering: Best Practices for Fundraising Campaigns

Thursday, August 6, 1:30 – 3:00 PM

Window Seat Media – Danielle Ruse + Elaine Vradenburgh

Whose stories are we sharing with our community and followers online? What framing devices are we using to tell those stories? What practices and values guide us through that process? In this hands-on workshop, we will discuss storytelling conventions and consider some common pitfalls that cause unintended harm to the communities we serve. Participants will learn practical tools to gather stories on a tight budget, apply concepts to their own storytelling work, and walk away with best practices that guide an ethical and impactful storytelling practice.

Sharing Stories: Activating Our Stories and Campaigns on Social Media

Thursday, August 13, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Window Seat Media - Danielle Ruse + Elaine Vradenburgh

You have engaging stories you want to share with your community and followers online. Now what? In this online workshop, we’ll focus on building a marketing strategy to share your stories across multiple platforms and channels (including Facebook and direct mail). You will leave the workshop with a clear social media communications management plan and goals to engage your audience before, during, and beyond your Give Local Campaign.

Creating an Effective Content Marketing Strategy

Thursday, August 20, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Three Girls Media – Erika Taylor Montgomery

Please join Three Girls Media for an informative workshop on Creating an Effective Content Marketing Strategy. CEO Erika Taylor Montgomery will discuss tips, tricks and strategies for creating a content marketing strategy including explaining the best types of content for your organization, how often to post content, free or low-cost tools for content marketing and more. Additionally, Erika will share monthly and weekly guides for content creation to help keep your organization on the right track. A weekly social media guide, showing best practices for post types and scheduling posts, will also be shared. Finally, a Q&A portion at the end of the presentation will ensure that any questions you have are answered!

Give Local: How to make the most of this opportunity

Tuesday, August 25, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

The Ostara Group – Rebecca Zanatta

Partner, Senior Strategist, Rebecca Zanatta will lead a conversation and breakout room activities via Zoom on how to make the most of your Give Local participation for your community, organization, and donors. You will learn key strategies for how to make the most of Give Local and how to leverage it as a digital strategy connected to the rest of your annual development plan.

How to Create Compelling Social Media Graphics: An introduction to Canva

Thursday, September 17, 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Three Girls Media - Erika Taylor Montgomery

Please join Three Girls Media for an informative workshop titled Create Compelling Social Media Graphics: An Introduction to Canva. CEO Erika Taylor Montgomery will discuss getting started with Canva, a free tool for photo editing, graphic building and other content creation. Additionally, Erika will walk you through creating a brand kit for your organization and creating your first graphic, as well as sharing graphic design best practices. Finally, a Q&A portion at the end of the presentation will ensure that any questions you have are answered!

Year-Round Donor Engagement, An Ongoing Cycle

Tuesday, October 6, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

The Ostara Group - Rebecca Zanatta

Now more than ever our nonprofit organizations need to focus on year-round donor engagement (including virtual best practices). In this session we will talk about donor lifecycles and how to plan and connect them to the most important needs of your organization’s mission. This training will present a broad and holistic approach to creating and executing engagement strategies for donors that maximize stewardship and cultivation efforts.

Registration link:

https://tcfsps.wufoo.com/forms/zso1mpn0ckgo40/


The Top 10 Organic Social Media Strategies

Wednesday, October 14, 9:00 – 10:30 AM

Three Girls Media – Erika Taylor Montgomery

Please join Three Girls Media for an informative workshop on The Top 10 Organic Social Media Strategies. CEO Erika Taylor Montgomery will discuss the most effective social media strategies for non-profits and how to use your resources to the fullest. Additionally, Erika will go over each of the major social media platforms and discuss pros and cons of each, helping you decide which will serve your organization the best. Finally, a Q&A portion at the end of the presentation will ensure that any questions you have are answered!

Registration link:

https://tcfsps.wufoo.com/forms/zvoftj11j18wiy/