GOODWORKS : UPCOMING EVENTS
Looking for new opportunities to learn and grow? We’ve curated a list of what’s on in the social profit sector. Mark your calendar and get out there, you social butterfly! Here are a couple of upcoming events we think you should know about.
UPCOMING TORONTO EVENTS
RAMP WEBINAR: HOW TO CREATE A POWERFUL SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY FOR YOUR CAUSE
OCTOBER 24, 2018, 12:00 pm
Ready to take your non-profit’s social media game to the next level? The truth is, social media can be a game-changer when it comes to raising awareness and funds for your cause. If you’re not sure where to start, or how to grow your existing presence, this webinar is for you. Join Jennifer Paukman Social Media and Content Strategist at Ramp Communications Inc. as she walks you through a step-by-step social media strategy workshop.
What you’ll learn:
- How to get your team aligned
- Ways to save time and resources
- What to post per channel
- How to create content that makes a bigger impact
- A step-by-step guide to creating a powerful social media strategy
- How to measure results
Let us help you create a powerful social media strategy that saves your organization time and money, so you can get back to doing what you do best, making a difference!
FIVE GOOD IDEAS ABOUT TAKING NETWORKING TO THE NEXT LEVEL
OCTOBER 25, 2018
It’s not just about who you know – but about the meaningful ways you can exchange value with others. That’s the key to effective networking, and the cornerstone for connections that last. Join Emily Mills, founder of How She Hustles, for this interactive session where she will share networking techniques that helped her build a virtual village of 10,000 diverse women and sell out networking events for almost a decade. She’ll offer practical advice on how you can tap into your network, cultivate deeper relationships, and expand your personal and professional circle. This event is also available as a live stream.
RYERSON SOCIAL JUSTICE WEEK
OCTOBER 22-26, 2018
A free week-long conference that’s open to the public with panels on race, gender, and economic justice to inspire positive change. The 8th Social Justice Week at Ryerson University highlights the inspiring, and often under-appreciated, efforts of grassroots organizations and community members currently involved in social justice activism. As a multi-disciplinary week of events, this year’s program celebrates the power we have – on campus and beyond – to collectively transform ourselves and society. A variety of events occuring at various times throughout the day and in the evening.
WEBINAR: FIVE DONOR LOVE LANGUAGES
NOVEMBER 7, 2018, 1 PM EST
Learn about the five donor love languages and how to speak the love language your donors prefer; radically improving your donor retention rates. Participants will learn how to create your annual donor love (cultivation and stewardship) plan and engage executive leadership and board members in sharing the love.
PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN:
– What research says about what donors want
– The five donor love languages
– How to determine your donor’s preferred love language
– How to create an annual donor love (stewardship) plan to attract and retain donors
– How to empower your board to share the love with Gratitude Kits
SOCIAL FINANCE FORUM
NOVEMBER 7-9, 2018
The Social Finance Forum is Canada’s leading event for people who believe profits should be paired with purpose. Every day, billions of dollars are invested with the sole intention of making more dollars, while life-changing social programs and vital environmental initiatives struggle for funding. Impact investing is the fast-growing movement that’s closing that gap by promoting profitable investments in programs and ventures that power progress. Now in its 11th year, the Social Finance Forum, organized and convened by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, attracts more than 500 investors, entrepreneurs, finance professionals, charity leaders and public service visionaries who are reshaping markets and ensuring that every dollar makes a difference.
Things are changing; UBER has disrupted the taxi industry, LEESA & CASPER have disrupted the mattress industry…so what’s next for philanthropy? Learn more about disruptive opportunities! This year’s Congress has taken what worked in the past and shaken it up. The result is something new, something different and something fun! Let’s re-think and re-shape the future of Philanthropy.