The University of Iowa

Fundraising

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How to Retain Donors Who Gave During the Crises

Many nonprofits saw a spike in support from first-time donors in response to the crises of the past two years. More than one-third of supporters gave more during the pandemic than before it started, research shows, but some fundraisers worry many of these individuals may not give again. How can...

Date 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-Third St. NW
Washington DC, DC 20037
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Donor Retention Strategies

How do you motivate and retain your donors? Most nonprofits lose as many donors as they gain each year. To reverse this trend, we need to focus on ways to keep both new and existing donors coming back year after year. Join us for this 90-minute presentation given by Eric Weiler, CFRE, Major...

Date 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 11:30am
Location 
Hills Bank
3905 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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How Your Nonprofit's Ticketed Event Can further Your MIssion

Your nonprofit’s ticketed event should be successful the day of, but it shouldn’t stop there! Make it a goal to maximize your next ticketed event in more than one way and open the door to new opportunities....

Date 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 10:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Court
Lincoln, NE 68512
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How to Defeat Fundraising's Silent Enemy: Donor Attrition

Learn how to step off of the donor acquisition treadmill and start revving up donor retention. Seven out of 10 donors give only once, but this doesn’t have to be your reality.

A 10 percent increase...

Date 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 10:00am
Location 
1201 Infinity Court
Lincoln, NE 68512
Event Category 

Donor Retention Strategies

How do you motivate and retain your donors? Most nonprofits lose as many donors as they gain each year. To reverse this trend, we need to focus on ways to keep both new and existing donors coming back year after year. Join us to explore these strategies.

Presenter: Eric Weiler, CFRE,...

Date 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 11:30am
Location 
P.O. Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1414
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Thank You for Being a Friend: Forming Communities of Support for Fundraisers

Join Sarah K. Nathan, Ph.D.; Heather O'Connor, Ph.D.; and Genevieve G. Shaker, Ph.D., for an interactive research- and experience-based conversation about building informal professional circles. Participants will learn about creative and accessible approaches to mentoring, including how to...

Date 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 12:00pm
Location 
P.O. Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1414
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*Transform Your Board's Fundraising in 90 Days

Board members play vital roles that contribute to a nonprofit’s culture, strategic focus, effectiveness, and financial sustainability. If you want a rock-star board you need to change your expectations by holding them accountable. Get deeper engagement, more fundraising, and better due diligence...

Date 
Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*Preparing to build relationships with funders

This is the final session of a three-week interactive course. You will learn the practical skills needed to: build the key components of a competitive grant proposal to a foundation, develop a well-organized budget, and identify a targeted list of foundation funding...

Date 
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*8 Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors

Strong donor relationships are critical to fundraising success at all stages of the development cycle. That’s a fact! Explore eight steps successful fundraisers take to reach and surpass their goals. These steps present proven techniques for connecting with donors, effectively communicating your...

Date 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*Making the Ask (Virtual)

One of the most uncomfortable parts of fundraising is asking for money. Join presenter Kiersten Hill of Firespring to learn how to overcome the challenges of asking for fundraising dollars. In this session, we’ll cover why it’s difficult to ask, common mistakes and assumptions made during the...

Date 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 9:00am
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512