Wednesday, December 18, 2019 | 11 am–noon (PST) / 2–3 pm (EST)

When IT Hits the Fan:
Everyone’s Role in Crisis Communications

Jeff Stanger
Education Resources Manager, CFRE

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Our Webinars.

The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy webinars feature engaging speakers and unique insights into an array of subject matter focused on enhancing the knowledge of nonprofit professionals. We offer these webinars on a monthly basis, free of charge to all registrants.

* Our webinars offer 1 point in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Upcoming Webinars

Jeff Stanger, Education Resources Manager, CFRE

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

When IT Hits the Fan: Everyone’s Role in Crisis Communications

Presented by: Jeff Stanger, Education Resources Manager, CFRE

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Tony Beall, Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy.

January 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Getting from “No” to “Yes”: Welcoming Objections & Gaining Commitment

Presented by: Tony Beall, Director, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

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Kathy Drucquer Duff, Founder, KDD Philanthropy

February 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Fundraising For Academic Leaders Webinar Series - Building Program Champions In Higher Education

Presented by: Kathy Drucquer Duff, CFRE, Founder, KDD Philanthropy

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On-Demand Webinars

Kathy Drucquer Duff, Founder, KDD Philanthropy

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Fundraising For Academic Leaders Webinar Series - The Changing World of Philanthropy

Does your institution need more investors? Do you have ownership in ensuring the fiscal health of your institution? Cause Selling the Sanford Way may be the solution you've been seeking. Learn about the relationship-driven donor cycle and the role an academic leader plays in each stage, and gain a better understanding of how to build donor work into your role.
Presented by: Kathy Drucquer Duff, CFRE, Founder, KDD Philanthropy

Kristin Romaine, Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Magical Force of Major Gift Donors

Strong donor relationships are critical to fundraising success at all stages of the development cycle and at all levels of giving. This webinar covers how to invest in the practice of valuing, nurturing, and earning donor loyalty from the start to retain your loyal donors before and after the holiday giving season.
Presented by: Kristin Romaine, Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Beth Kanter, Master Trainer, Speaker, and Author

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Thought Leader Series: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit With Beth Kanter

This webinar covers the latest thinking on well-being in the nonprofit workplace based on presenter Beth Kanter’s book, “The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout.” Hear examples and insights from nonprofits that have created and implemented a culture of well-being in the workplace that supports results.
Presented by: Beth Kanter, Master Trainer, Speaker, and Author.

Katie Adams Farrell, Co-founder, Kerredyn Collaborative and Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Winter Is Coming! Now’s The Time To Plan Your End-of-Year Campaign!

December is the single biggest month for charitable contributions to nonprofit organizations – more than 30% of annual gifts come in December! So, how do you make the most of this year-end-giving blitz? Start planning early.
Presented by: Katie Adams Farrell, Co-founder, Kerredyn Collaborative and Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Tony Beall, Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Approaching the Prospective Donor: Step 3 of the Cause Selling Cycle

First impressions matter — you’ll never get a second chance to make one, so make the initial meeting count. During this webinar, we’ll discuss both your nonverbal approach and verbal greeting, as well as describe the seven interest-capturing statements that deepen your connection with prospective donors.
Presented by: Tony Beall, Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy.

Armando Zumaya, Vice President of Development at Goodwill Industry and Trainer at Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series: Prospecting for Diverse Major Donors

This valuable webinar will help you identify actual methods and techniques for broadening your pipeline to include a more diverse major donor base.
Presented by: Armando Zumaya, Vice President of Development at Goodwill Industry and Trainer at Sanford Institute of Philanthropy.

Elizabeth Hilbert, Product Marketing Manager, Classy

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Set Yourself Up for Success with Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Whether you're looking to expand your donor base, grow awareness for your mission, or give your supporters a new way to get involved, peer-to-peer fundraising is a strategy you can't ignore. This webinar will dive into the strategies and tactics needed to plan and execute a successful peer-to-peer campaign.
Presented by: Elizabeth Hilbert, Product Marketing Manager, Classy.

Francisco Martinez, Educator, Speaker, and Professional Marketing Consultant and Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Missing Link In Your 2019 Digital Fundraising Strategy

Digital fundraising has become a vital tool to effectively and creatively engage, inform, and steward your donors. Join our webinar to learn how to determine the right digital platforms and set goals for your nonprofit’s social media strategy that map to your organization’s strategic goals.
Presented by: Francisco Martinez, Educator, Speaker, and Professional Marketing Consultant and Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy.

Katie Adams Farrell, Co-founder, Kerredyn Collaborative and Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Cause Selling: The 8 Step Cycle That Fundraisers Need To Know

Cause Selling is the key to forming long-term relationships that ensure the future of your nonprofit. The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy's Cause Selling Cycle explores the eight steps that successful fundraisers must take to achieve and surpass their goals. Based on proven for-profit business principles, these steps have been uniquely formulated to combine the best of the business world with the heart of nonprofit fundraising.
Presented by: Katie Adams Farrell, Co-founder, Kerredyn Collaborative and Trainer, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy.

Valaida Fullwood, Award inning author and thought leader.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Series: Engaging Black Philanthropists

This webinar discusses the importance of building meaningful relationships with black donors and communities and why black giving matters.
Presented by: Valaida Fullwood, Award winning author and thought leader.

Nick Kulik, Director of Development, University of Toledo Foundation College of Engineering

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The Millennial MGO: How To Be Successful When Everyone Sees You As Their Kid

Kulik will share career strategies, including dealing with multi-generational offices and successfully building relationships with your organization’s donors.
Presented by: Nick Kulik, Director of Development, University of Toledo Foundation College of Engineering.