Webinar

How to Convert Community Stakeholders to Impact Investors

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When: 
10/29/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
60 minutes

Mission-driven organizations can now raise capital in alignment with their values. Changes in securities laws, new intermediaries, and new financial tech (fintech) solutions make it easier for organizations to engage their supporters, both wealthy and not, as impact investors.    This session will be led by expert John Katovich, co-founder of Cutting Edge Capital and principal of Bequia Securities. It will feature an overview of new fundraising strategies that deepen community engagement while raising revenue.    This session will also introduce SVX.US.

Is the Cloud Safe? Ensuring Security in the Cloud

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When: 
10/25/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
60 minutes

When switching to the cloud, many nonprofits wonder how cloud apps and services, such as Microsoft Office 365, G Suite, Box, and Amazon Web Services, will affect their organization's security. Cloud apps and software offer a multitude of benefits to nonprofits when it comes to keeping their devices and data safe. In this 60-minute webinar hosted by Deena Thomchick, senior director of cloud security at Symantec, we will cover the many security benefits of switching to the cloud. You will learn

Microsoft in the Cloud: Making Migration Easy

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When: 
10/22/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
60 minutes

The shift to the cloud allows nonprofits to further optimize their technology, allowing them to better serve their communities. The migration to the cloud also reflects a larger, global trend to move IT infrastructure to a cloud-based model. In this 30-minute webinar, we will discuss the following:

  • What is the cloud?
  • Microsoft's product offerings from TechSoup (from basic to a fully optimized product set)
  • How to register through Microsoft and TechSoup
  • Deciding what products are right for you

 

12 Steps to Stay Safer Online

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When: 
10/16/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
60 minutes

Proper digital security is an essential piece of building a trustworthy organization. Nonprofits and charities rely on the goodwill of their donors and constituents to support them and their missions, so it's crucial that they have access to tools that will protect their data and infrastructure. In this webinar, Michael Enos, Senior Director of Community and Platforms at TechSoup, will teach you practical tools that your organization can use to ensure online security. We'll cover several major areas of digital security, including:

Q and A: Should You Outsource Your IT for Your Nonprofit?

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When: 
10/15/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
30 minutes

With new cloud technologies and applications launching all the time, there are some real opportunities for your nonprofit organization to develop new capabilities to better achieve your mission. But when should you outsource, do it yourself, or mix the two? We invite the TechSoup community to share their related questions on this. Our hosts, Mona Raina and Matt Jung of TechSoup Services, will share advice, perspectives, and case studies on how other organizations are finding success.

Look Before You Leap: What You Need to Know Before You Write That Grant

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When: 
09/20/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
60 minutes

Jumping into grant writing without an understanding of the process and obligations can be a costly mistake for many nonprofit organizations. During this webinar, Alice Ruhnke, founder and owner of The Grant Advantage, will discuss common misconceptions in the grantseeking process. She will address the requirements most funders expect nonprofit organizations to fulfill and how to move from simply being eligible to creating strong, competitive applications.

Get to Know GrantStation

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When: 
09/18/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
60 minutes

GrantStation is your one-stop solution for federal, state, and private grants research. Hear Jeremy Smith, GrantStation's Communications Director, and Sara Kennedy, Director of Online Education, take you on a tour of the GrantStation website. This tour provides tips on the most effective way to use all of the valuable resources the website offers, including the extensive funder databases that can help you identify the grantmakers most likely to fund your programs or projects.

Technology and Scale in Microenterprise: Lessons Learned from Grameen America

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When: 
10/11/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
60 minutes

In its 10th anniversary year, Grameen America is reaching the milestone of investing $1 billion in the businesses of more than 100,000 low-income women entrepreneurs. The microfinance organization is on an upward and continued trajectory of growth, and they have been able to expand due to a number of factors that include investing in strong leadership, highly-skilled human capital, a culture of innovation, and, not least of all, technological platforms and tools that facilitate efficiency and financial sustainability.

Communications Made Beautiful with Adobe

Events: 
When: 
09/11/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
60 minutes

When running a campaign for your nonprofit, it’s important to have consistency when it comes to branding and design. In this 60-minute webinar, we’ll cover how you can use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to brighten up your collateral and create consistency across brochures, social media posts, web banners and any other relevant collateral. This webinar is appropriate for those who are new to design and need a few tips & tricks to get started!

Digital Fundraising Tools and Trends for 2018

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When: 
03/27/2018 - 11:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
60 minutes