GOODWORKS : UPCOMING EVENTS
Looking for new opportunities to learn and grow? We’ve curated a list of what’s on, online in the nonprofit, social enterprise, and socially conscious business space. Mark your calendar and get learning online! Here’s a list of upcoming online events.
UPCOMING ONLINE EVENTS
[RAMP WEBINAR] IS YOUR PURPOSE-DRIVEN BRAND FUTURE-READY?
October 8, 2020, 12:00 PM EST
Your brand’s promise guides everything you do. How well is your promise articulated and understood by both internal and external audiences? Don’t miss our next webinar on October 8 with Ramp President and Founder Shelley Mayer and Jan Campbell, Founder & CEO of Strategisense Consulting. This fireside chat promises to uncover how to build organizational capacity to bring your strategy to life, the role of purpose-driven leadership, and how to build resiliency and strength to future-proof your brand. Register for this exciting webinar today!
[RAMP WEBINAR] TAKING STOCK: HOW HEALTHY IS YOUR BRAND?
Your 5-point brand health check.
Successful brands have one thing in common: they understand their purpose; their health is evaluated and nurtured regularly based on that purpose. Just like a healthy body, a healthy brand requires a check-up from time to time. In this information-filled webinar you’ll learn how to take stock, evaluate what is needed, and determine what cues to look out for.
Moderated by Shelley Mayer, CM, Founder and President of Ramp Communications, this insightful conversation promises to deliver key learning on how to maintain a healthy brand. Tina Fernandez, VP Strategy at Ramp will share important takeaways to help you evaluate your brand’s health. Joining Tina will be Allen Davidov, MBA, CM, Vice President and NFP Practice Lead, Business Consulting, Environics Analytics, who will bring his expertise in the areas of data, analytics, and AI/machine learning to the discussion.
THE PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE
Oct. 6 and 7, 2020
The Partnership Conference is back with our President and Founder Shelley Mayer hosting a session on building purpose-driven partnerships that align with your brand. The virtual event on October 6 & 7 will bring together experts from across Canada to share knowledge and best practices relating to how charities and brands work together to expand each other’s missions. Register today and sign up for Shelley’s session on Oct. 6 at 1:50 PM EST.
WHAT’S YOUR LEGACY? IMPLEMENTING A PLANNED GIVING PROGRAM
Oct. 14 to 18, 2020, 3:00 PM EST
Want to launch a planned giving program for your organization but don’t know where to begin? Or maybe you’re trying to determine if the time is right for this venture? In this webinar, you’ll learn the foundations needed to begin and grow a successful planned giving program for your organization. We’ll cover prospecting for donors, documenting gifts, handling objections from donors, and building communication and stewardship plans.
HOW TO RAISE $100,000 OR MORE THROUGH A PIVOT CAMPAIGN
Oct. 21, 2020, 11:00 AM EST
In this special event with veteran capital campaign expert Andrea Kihlstedt, you’ll find out how to raise money through a Pivot Campaign, applying principles of capital campaign fundraising to your organization. Andrea will share five powerful campaign lessons you can put to work this fall to raise more money. You’ll learn how the pivot campaign plan worked for organizations that have used the campaign model. You’ll leave with a practical road map to conducting a pivot-campaign for your organization. Don’t miss this lively session with one of our field’s pros.
FUNDRAISING FOR SUSTAINABILITY: A WORKSHOP FOR NONPROFIT PROFESSIONALS
Oct. 22, 2020, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
In 2020, fundraising shifted swiftly from in-person events and across-the-table asks to socially-distanced, digital engagements. We’ll be living in this new context for the foreseeable future, so how can we catch up, adapt, and continue to build meaningful relationships with donors? Examine how fund development shifts in times of crisis or economic downturn — and what we can learn from previous eras to build sustainable models for fund development.
This workshop will cover:
- How do we adjust to changing communication channels?
- How does fundraising look different in light of COVID’s impact?
- Tips for fundraising in a financial downturn
UNCORK. UNTAP. UNWIND
Oct. 29, 2020, 6:00 to 8:00 PM EST
Uncork. Untap. Unwind is happening on Thursday, Oct. 29. Join celebrated Canadian chef and Food Network Canada personality, Lynn Crawford for an at-home culinary experience to benefit the West Park Healthcare Centre. The event will feature Chef Lynn guiding attendees through the preparation and plating of a seasonally inspired three-course meal with locally sourced ingredients. Participants will receive a box with the finest ingredients for a dinner for two and a bottle of wine to complement the meal. Learn more about this fun night in for a great cause.
10 QUICK TIPS TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR NEXT FUNDRAISING APPEAL
Nov. 12, 2020, 11:00 AM EST
Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, to review the best practices in writing fundraising appeal letters. The tips focus both on how to write content that spurs action, plus tips on how to actually get prospects to open the appeal. This session includes the most current research on what is working and what isn’t room the field’s top experts