Using Data & Behind-the-Scenes Tools to Increase Fundraising: How Bike4Chai Did It

Original Broadcast Date:  January 24, 2017 Chai Lifeline’s annual cycling event experienced strong growth in 2016 primarily by upgrading the fundraising efforts of returning participants. Chai Lifeline’s Yoel Margolese and Rallybound’s Debbi Stanley will share how a new fundraising philosophy, encouragement for team captains and a suite of new tools helped increase fundraising from $5.7M […]

How to Attract and Keep High-Value Donors

Original Broadcast Date: November 3, 2016 Five years ago, AIDS/LifeCycle had about 100 participants in its annual 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles who raised more than $10,000. Today, that number totals more than 350.  Greg Sroda, the event’s former senior director, recently took on a new role as Chief Operating Officer of […]

Master Class: Retaining Your P2P Fundraisers

Original Broadcast Date: July 13, 2016 Eager to boost your peer-to-peer program’s performance? There are many factors, of course, but one key factor is retention! You work hard to acquire new participants, but it can be hard to keep them involved. Donna Wilkins, CEO and Founder of Charity Dynamics will share a tactical guide to participant […]

Knock Your DIY Acquisition out of the Park

Original Broadcast Date:  May 25, 2016 So you built a DIY program – now they will come? Wrong. You need to actively acquire supporters! Whether you are just starting out or want to put some oomph into current efforts, this webinar recording is for you! In less time than it takes to buy crackerjacks at […]

Creating Events as an Experience

Original Broadcast Date: October 29, 2015 Nicole Dolan, Director of Out of Darkness Walks for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention and Andrea Frieder, Director of Client Services for DonorDrive Peer-to-Peer Fundraising software will show you how AFSP created a supporter experience that grew their walks by 37% more dollars and 35% more participants in […]

Bringing Back Your Best Fundraisers

Original Broadcast Date: July 28, 2015 For most peer-to-peer fundraising professionals, recruiting new participants isn’t the biggest challenge. It’s getting them to come back. Listen in and pick up valuable lessons on retaining participants from the people behind the St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s “brave the shave” events. This children’s cancer research organization has made an art of […]

Creating a Fundraising Culture

Original Broadcast Date:  June 24, 2014 Is there a difference between an experience and a culture? We think so. Learn how to evolve your event from a one-day experience into an overall fundraising culture with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s Jennifer Ashbaugh and Blackbaud’s Amy Braiterman and Nancy Palo. Get useful ideas to help […]

Is the Traditional Charity Walk on Life Support?

Original Broadcast Date:  November 14, 2013 Zombie runs, color runs, obstacle courses and other specialty events are drawing millions of participants at a time when traditional events are finding it harder to attract participant fundraisers. If you work on a traditional event, what can you do to keep it from becoming obsolete? Eventage’s Matt Glass and […]

Unleashing the Power of Your Outliers

Original Broadcast Date: October 31, 2013 Meet the outliers: They are your top fundraisers. The new event donor who just became a major donor. The captain of your team with the most fundraisers. The opposite of your average event participant—the opposite of normal.      Join Event 360 fundraising strategy consultants Laurie Schaecher and Suzanne Mooney as […]

The Art and Benefits of Storytelling

Original Broadcast Date: October 29, 2013 Just like any car, computer or cruise line company, your cause is a brand. Your goal, just like a for-profit organization, is to connect more people with your brand and, ultimately, raise more money and awareness to fulfill your mission. n Eventage Partner and Chief Creative Officer Matt Glass will […]