Develop a Winning Case for Support

Develop a Winning Case for Support (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    May 5, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    May 12, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

A nonprofit’s case for support tells your organization’s story in a compelling manner and articulates the reasons a donor should support your mission. A case for support is critical to distinguishing your organization from other nonprofits and for ensuring that your staff and board can consistently and clearly communicate your organization’s message. After this two-part Read More

Fund Development Series

Fund Development Series (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Getting to YES: Best Practices in Major Gift Fundraising
    May 6, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Raise More Money with a Virtual Fundraising Plan
    May 20, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • From Chasing to Retaining Donors: How to Deepen Donor Loyalty in a Virtual World
    May 27, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

The most successful fundraising organizations have built a powerful partnership between the board, the executive, and the fundraising team. The most successful fund development plans are multifaceted and strategic. In this interactive series, participants will uncover the best strategies to achieve ambitious fundraising goals, acquire and retain donors, pivot to the dynamic world of virtual Read More

Certificate in Grant Writing

Certificate in Grant Writing (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    June 17, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    June 24, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 3
    July 1, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 4
    July 8, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

To succeed in today’s competitive grant writing environment, fundraisers and nonprofit professionals must practice and master critical skills to develop winning proposals. Now, you can take your career and impact to the next level by obtaining your Certificate in Grant Writing. During this interactive, four-day certificate program designed for those who are new to grant Read More

Work Interrupted: Take Back Control of Your Workday

Work, Interrupted: Take Back Control of Your Workday (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • July 21, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Studies show that during an average workday, a person can lose up to three hours to interruptions and time mismanagement. By identifying your most common daily disruptions and developing strategies to manage them, you can take back control over your day and increase your productivity — all while minimizing work-related stress. Managing interruptions has a Read More

Nonprofit fundraising 101

Fundraising 101: Fund Development Fundamentals (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    July 22, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    August 5, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Fundraising is essential to the success of every nonprofit organization. In this interactive course, you will learn the basic skills and essential techniques to become a successful fundraiser. During this 2-day high-energy program, fundraising expert Sara Leonard will share the necessary skills you need to make a larger impact, no matter your position in the Read More

Building Trust: A Superpower During Changing Times

Building Trust: A Superpower During Changing Times (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • July 28, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Developing a positive approach to both expected and unexpected change is an essential skill in today’s workplace. The need to adjust and alter plans and expectations is now a normal part of life. What remains constant in today’s ever-changing environment is the need for strong relationships built on trust and respect to make the process Read More

Lead Your Fundraising Program to New Heights

Lead Your Fundraising Program to New Heights (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    August 18, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    August 25, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Successful fundraising never happens by accident. It’s the result of dedicated and experienced leaders who understand how to manage a development program with strategic vision and impact. In this interactive course, you will receive comprehensive and practical information to move your fundraising career and organization forward. During this program, led by Sara Leonard, MBA, CFRE, Read More

A Relationship-Centered Approach to Customer Service

A Better Approach to Relationship-Building: Mission-Driven Customer Service (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • August 26, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Good customer service is the life-blood of your organization. How staff handles internal and external stakeholders directly impacts your nonprofit’s ability to reach goals and achieve organizational success. The key is balancing customer needs with company and departmental expectations while building trusting relationships. In this four-hour interactive seminar, you’ll build the necessary skills to enhance Read More

Raise more money from fewer donors

Raising MORE money from LESS donors: Secrets to a Better Annual Giving Strategy (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • September 30, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

The foundation of every successful fundraising program is donors who continue to give to your nonprofit year after year. By identifying and increasing your donors’ giving and involvement, you can strengthen your loyal donor base, grow your annual revenue and ensure your organization’s long-term stability and success. But how do you transform your annual giving Read More

Certificate in Grant Writing

Certificate in Grant Writing (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland


  • Session 1
    October 21, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 2
    October 28, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 3
    November 4, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
  • Session 4
    November 18, 2021
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

To succeed in today’s competitive grant writing environment, fundraisers and nonprofit professionals must practice and master critical skills to develop winning proposals. Now, you can take your career and impact to the next level by obtaining your Certificate in Grant Writing. During this interactive, four-day certificate program designed for those who are new to grant Read More