The University of Iowa

Fundraising

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*Use Donor Stewardship to Maintain Your Audience and Grow Their Support

It is easier and less expensive to retain an existing donor than to seek out and convert a brand new one. The best way to properly care for and feed your donors is by creating and maintaining a robust donor stewardship program. Donor stewardship isn’t just for major donors—take steps to help...

Date 
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 - 2:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Court
Lincoln, NE 68512
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How to Host Engaging Events and Stay Within Budget

Fundraising events can come with a sizable price tag. With rising costs, it’s harder than ever for fundraisers to balance the desire to create an exceptional donor experience with the need to ensure an event brings in more dollars than it costs. How can nonprofits host memorable events that don’...

Date 
Thursday, March 21, 2024 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*Introduction to Fundraising Planning (Online)

Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success. This free, 90-minute introductory class will provide you with the basic steps for developing a...

Date 
Tuesday, January 23, 2024 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*Fundraising in the Age of A.I. (Virtual)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has gone from buzzword to mainstream in the last year, and many nonprofits use AI to streamline fundraising and operations such as gift acknowledgment. Despite the rush to embrace these emerging technologies, many remain confused about the ethics and societal impact...

Date 
Tuesday, January 23, 2024 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*Proven Strategies for Connecting with Major Donors

Charities’ dependence on wealthy donors is growing as giving at lower levels ebbs. Women continue to influence big giving and now wealthy millennial and Gen Z households are making their mark. How are big-gift fundraisers successfully cultivating donors? Are economic pressures causing any shifts...

Date 
Thursday, February 8, 2024 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*Preparing for a Future Capital Campaign

Join us in person at Hills Bank & Trust, 590 Forevergreen Road in North Liberty or on Zoom for our December educational program. Is your organization looking to launch a major fundraising effort or capital campaign in 2024? What about 2 – 5 years from now? Melissa Pence, CFRE and fundraising...

Date 
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 - 11:30am
Location 
324 3rd St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Developing a Donor Engagement Plan for 2024

Fundraisers and nonprofit communicators know how vital it is to regularly inform and inspire donors. Crafting an engagement plan for the whole year helps ensure nothing falls through the cracks, and it lays a strong foundation for year-end fundraising appeals. Join this 75-minute webinar to...

Date 
Thursday, January 18, 2024 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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Insights From the Field: Navigating Fundraising Uncertainty

A just-released Chronicle survey of 1,000 fundraisers at nonprofits of varying sizes and missions provides fresh insights into the current fundraising climate. More than three-quarters of fundraisers say they have had to change their approaches because donors are reducing, postponing, or...

Date 
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*Engaging Donors of all Generations

Crafting appeals that resonate with donors in their 70s, those in their 20s, and everyone in between, is challenging. Capturing the attention of people at different stages in their lives often requires tailored approaches on both online and offline communication channels. That’s why many...

Date 
Monday, November 6, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*How to Crush Giving Season

Did you know that nonprofits raised $3.1 billion in the US alone on GivingTuesday in 2022? We’d like to see that number grow even higher this year and we know you do too!

With giving season just around the corner (and GivingTuesday less than a month away) it’s time to buckle down and...

Date 
Thursday, November 9, 2023 - 11:00am
Location 
7010 Easy Wind Drive
Ste 210
Austin, TX 78752