The University of Iowa

Fundraising

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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 in donor retention will more than double the lifetime value of a donor and minimize our reliance...

Date 
Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 10:00am
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
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*Introduction to Individual Giving

Historically, in the United States, individual giving has been the biggest source of private giving, far outpacing foundation or corporate giving.  According to Giving USA, “American individuals, bequests, foundations, and corporations gave an estimated $449.64 billion to U.S. charities in 2019...

Date 
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*How to Digitally Transform your Fundraising Event

The world of events looks drastically different than it did a few years ago. With a mixture of virtual, hybrid, and in-person events across many organizations’ calendars, what strategies can nonprofits employ to best market each type of event and maximize engagement? Join Classy for a webinar...

Date 
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*How to Maximize Donor Acquisition in a Challenging Economy

Acquiring prospects and donors in an unstable economy can be challenging, with donors likely to prioritize their existing commitments over a new cause. We know that an omni-channel marketing strategy means your brand will be top of mind – but only if you have the right messages in the right...

Date 
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - 12:00pm
Location 
PO Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1414
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*Using Data to Improve Online Fundraising

Online fundraisers can gain all sorts of insights from data about online campaigns — and they can capture the information almost in real time. Whether its testing subject lines or social posts, analyzing email or newsletter open rates to see which messages resonate with supporters, or tracking...

Date 
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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Exactly What to Say: How to talk so donors really listen and give again and again

Are you tired of donors ignoring your communications? And frustrated with having to wait for them to decide whether to give? Do you feel like your donors are just not listening to the important work you’re doing? Asking for money is scary. But, according to fundraising and leadership...

Date 
Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 11:00am
Location 
143 Willow Peak Dr.
Bozeman, MT 59718
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*Introduction to Fundraising Planning

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 introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan,...

Date 
Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005
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*How to Identify and Prioritize Key Donors and Prospects

Nearly every fundraising operation faces resource limitations of some kind, so knowing where you should invest your time and talent for the greatest return is like having a magic ticket. What are the most effective ways to identify key people who have the capacity and inclination to give...

Date 
Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-third St. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037
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*5 Tips to Raise More: Less Awkward Fundraising

"Did you know that for 13 years I hated fundraising?" asks Mallory Erickson, executive coach, fundraising consultant, and host of the podcast What the Fundraising ? Join Mallory as she traces what led her from burnout, overwhelm, and being a scattered...

Date 
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Court
Lincoln, NE 68512
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Build a Diverse Pool of Donors

More and more fundraising leaders are figuring out how to tap the generosity of donors from a range of cultures, faiths, and sexual identities. Their lessons can help your nonprofit engage and build trust with donors who may be quite different than the people who supported your nonprofit a...

Date 
Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-Third S. NW
Washington D.C., DC 20037