Part peer-learning lab, part consulting cafe, these virtual gatherings are intended to provide a supportive space in which to explore, learn about, and share your experience with tools, topics, and strategies that advance your mission-driven work. All events are 45-minutes long, hosted on Zoom, and free to attend.
Clicking on the title of any of the sessions listed below will take you to the event registration page.
- Aug. 13: Curious to try crowd-funding? (rescheduled from Jul. 9)
- …suggest a topic for a future session!
Resources from past sessions
Are you anxious about convening groups virtually that are accustomed to meeting in person? Wondering how to encourage participation or allow for meaningful discussion while connecting online? In this post, we’ll explore key elements of—and a few tools to support—effective and engaging virtual gatherings.
Has your nonprofit had to suspend any volunteer opportunities due to COVID-19 and social distancing? This post may be helpful in envisioning ways that those activities could be modified to allow for remote support, and also to brainstorm alternate opportunities to keep volunteers engaged and/or put the same expertise or skills to use–even if for a temporary period until they can resume their original role(s)
Is your nonprofit’s website stuck in 1989? Do people complain that it’s hard to navigate? Do you feel held hostage by your webmaster? Is your last ‘news’ update more than a year old? This post, explores some of basic questions (and strategies) that can help you wrangle your website into a functional and presentable state.
Many nonprofit teams invest a lot of time preparing email announcements with the hope that key contacts will heed their appeal to spread the word. Yet, it can often feel like a big waste of time. This post shares some helpful tips and good practices that—consistently implemented—will boost your effectiveness and reach.
The AmazonSmile tagline—You Shop. Amazon Gives.—has become ubiquitous in all manner of U.S.-based nonprofit communications. But is it really worth the effort… for any of us? Read a helpful summary in this blog post.