The University of Iowa

Fundraising

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*Get Your Board to Help You Fundraise--Even if They Don't Wanna!

Are you a nonprofit trying to fundraise? You have a board, and believe it or not, your board should function as a fundraising machine. If it runs more like a college clunker than a luxury sedan, this webinar’s for you. Join this session to:

Assess your board’s fundraising...
Date 
Tuesday, September 5, 2023 - 2:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Court
Lincoln, NE 68512
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*How Nonprofits can Leverage Data to Build Long-Term Relationships

We've all seen the data. Giving across the sector has declined as donor acquisition and retention become more challenging, but individuals are more activated than ever and a donation is made every second across the Classy and GoFundMe platforms. As we look ahead to the giving season and beyond,...

Date 
Thursday, September 14, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*Fundamentals of Fundraising

Registration deadline for the two-day course Fundamentals of Fundraising .

The course will be held November 13-14 at Hills Bank, 590 W. Forevergreen Rd., North Liberty, IA. See the event website for course details, tiered pricing, and registration.

Date 
Thursday, October 12, 2023 - 5:00pm
Location 
P.O. Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1414
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*Fundamentals of Fundraising

This two-day course provides a comprehensive overview of fundraising principles at the fundamental level. The course content presented by nine local CFREs, covers the roles and responsibilities of fundraisers, with emphasis on responsibilities likely encountered early in your career.

See...

Date 
Monday, November 13, 2023 - 8:00am to Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 5:00pm
Location 
P.O. Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1414
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*Writing Direct Mail Appeals that Motivate Donors to Give & Give Again

This will lead you step by step through the creation of a powerful and effective direct mail appeal letter. Covering concept, writing, design, printing, and mailing, you will learn the elements of success in direct mail fundraising.

You Will Learn:

How to write an appeal letter that...
Date 
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 - 12:00pm
Location 
6305 Naples Blvd.
#1052
Naples, FL 34109
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*Top Ways to Thank Donors and Inspire Loyalty

Smart fundraisers know it is possible to recognize donors in creative ways without spending a lot of money. Many groups inspire loyalty by giving supporters opportunities to share opinions or help build community, and everyone agrees thoughtful recognition is critical to forging long-term ties...

Date 
Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*How to Create a Successful Capital Campaign: New Money for Small and Large Nonprofits Alike

Do you know that you need money to bring your vision to reality, but you are not sure how to do it? Does your organization need to raise funds to remodel your office or to purchase equipment for your program? Do you feel like you don’t know where to start with a capital campaign? Do you and your...

Date 
Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - 12:00pm
Location 
6305 Naples Blvd.
#1052
Naples, FL 34109
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*From Narrative to Action: Leveraging Storytelling for Success in Communications and Fundraising

The INA is partnering with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits to bring Iowa’s nonprofit professionals this valuable webinar. In nonprofit communications, storytelling plays a crucial role in driving awareness, garnering support, and inspiring action. However, for small communication teams...

Date 
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Location 
4104 Carlton Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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*How to Attract Legacy Gifts

Savvy nonprofits know that overlooking planned gifts can be a big mistake. Many groups find that one of the best places to seek planned gifts is among loyal annual donors. Help ensure your nonprofit’s future by learning how to better integrate planned giving into your fundraising appeals and...

Date 
Thursday, August 17, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037