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June 5, 2013

Big Duck Trainings in June

Jenna Silverman

Summer has hit New York, and we’re ready with a big bottle of sunscreen and a ton of training offerings for you this month. Learn more about our upcoming workshops, webinars, and conferences on all things nonprofit communications—and be sure to register today!

Webinars

Big Duck Webinar: Brandraising
When: June 18th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)
Cost: FREE

As the tools you use to communicate online and off evolve, along with your staff’s roles, how do you ensure that your organization is speaking consistently across all channels? Based on her book, Brandraising: How to Raise Money and Increase Visibility Through Smart Communications, Sarah Durham will talk about brandraising concepts that can improve your fundraising, outreach, and relationship-building communications.

Register here.

Wanna Raise More Money Online?
When: June 25th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)
Cost: FREE

Based on her article in Blackbaud’s npEXPERTS ebook, Farra will be leading a webinar on how to raise more money online. We promise you will not be disappointed!

Register here.

Workshops

Getting Your Donors to Fall in Love With You
When: June 18th from 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Where: Jewish Federations of North America, New York, NY
Cost: AFP Member/Group Price: $60.00
Non-member Price: $95.00

Landing that first donation is hard—but getting the second gift can be even harder. In this program, Farra will explore 11 ways to tell if your donors love you. Through examples from a range of nonprofits, she’ll offer tips and techniques you can try to woo current, lapsed, and even unsuspecting would-be donors (prospects) into everlasting love.

Learn more about this event and register today.

Brandraising: How to Raise Money and Increase Visibility Through Smart Communications
When: June 21st from 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Where: Foundation Center San Francisco
Cost: FREE

Sarah is heading to the west coast to share tips, tools, and takeaways from her book, Brandraising: How Nonprofits Raise Visibility and Money Through Smart Communications. This workshop will help you apply brandraising concepts that can improve your fundraising, outreach, and relationship-building communications.

Register today.

Conferences

AFP Fundraising Day New York
When: June 7th, New York, NY
Hosted by: Association of Fundraising Professionals

Can branding help your fundraising? Yes indeed—and Sarah will be talking about the relationship between a strong brand and your campaigns at Fundraising Day New York. Join her for “Brandraise to Fundraise: Build Your House Before You Throw a Party.” She’ll talk about how brandraising will help you spend less time reinventing new messages and more time reinforcing the right ones, making your prospects more likely to understand what you do and why you do it.

You can also visit us at the exhibit hall and take a picture at our photo booth!

Register today for Fundraising Day New York.

Integrating Your Values and Your Positioning
When: June 22th, San Francisco, CA
Hosted by: HOW Design Live

Values drive many of the decisions we make at work and at home, although we often don’t realize it consciously. Identifying and articulating your values can have a profound impact on how you work and provide a useful decision-making framework for your freelance career or business. Join Sarah Durham at the HOW conference for creative freelancers, where she’ll lead an interactive session about identifying, articulating, and integrating your values into your freelance career or business.

Learn more about the conference and how to register.

Check out the complete list of our upcoming workshops and trainings. Don’t see what you’re looking for? We’re always brainstorming new content to speak about. Leave a comment or send an email about what you’d like to learn more.

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