Building Strong Virtual Programs: Key Lessons From Spring Events

Thursday, August 20 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm ET Nonprofits worked at warp speed this spring to field virtualized events when physical events were impossible to hold because of the pandemic. Throughout this challenging time, savvy nonprofit pros came up with innovative ways to quickly pivot their peer-to-peer programs and drive fundraising dollars. Now, […]

Supercharge Your Virtual Campaign With Lessons From An Event That Really Worked

Original Broadcast Date: July 30th, 2020 Now that the first wave of campaigns during the Covid-19 era is behind us, many peer-to-peer fundraisers are faced with a common challenge: how do they replicate the feeling of community that comes with in-person events in a virtual setting? The ALS Association’s Greater Chicago Chapter offers a possible […]

Creating Winning Virtual Programs In The COVID-19 Era

Original Broadcast Date: April 3, 2020 The impossibility of holding mass participation events this spring has P2P program leaders scrambling to create alternatives to “real world” events in a manner that will actually raise funds. This webinar explores how to make this transition and the experiences of programs tackling the challenge. Unfortunately, “virtualizing” a program […]

Managing COVID-19’s Impact On Your Peer-to-Peer Programs

Original Broadcast Date: March 20, 2020 How should your organization react to the COVID-19 outbreak?   Postpone, cancel or move ahead?  Go virtual?   What impact will COVID-19 have on your 2020 revenues?   How should you best communicate with supporters? Armed with a new Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum survey of top program executives and an […]

Build a Successful DIY Program From Scratch

Original Broadcast Date: November 21, 2019 Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation did not have a formal peer-to-peer fundraising program prior to launching its start-up do-it-yourself campaign, Capes for Kids, in 2017. But even with a modest program budget and a limited staff, the hospital has been able to build Capes for Kids into a […]

Kick Off Event Season Without a Hitch

Original Broadcast Date: April 24, 2019 A Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Office Hours Webinar Join us for this edition of Office Hours, highly-interactive quarterly webinars in which peer-to-peer fundraising experts share a short presentation on the topic of the day and then spend the bulk of the hour answering your questions. Creating memorable event experiences and programs […]

Creating a DIY Complement to a Signature Program

Original Broadcast Date: June 20, 2019 The growth of Covenant House’s signature Sleep Out program was being limited by the physical need to host the events at Covenant House sites and high fundraising minimums. With the creation of Sleep Out America, a DIY version of the program, the group found itself with an acquisition and […]

Success Strategies: North America’s Fastest-Growing P2P Campaigns

Original Broadcast Date: June 13, 2019 Peer-to-peer campaigns throughout the United States and Canada saw strong results in 2018, according to the annual P2P Fundraising Thirty survey. But for a select group of organizations, revenues have been growing at a particularly robust rate. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Dance Marathon and Extra Life campaigns, Memorial Sloan […]

Increase Your Retention Rates With Better Event Experiences

Original Broadcast Date: December 18, 2018 It’s hard to attract people to take part in your peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns. It’s even harder to keep them coming back. But it can be done if you create events that stand out and make your participants feel special. Hear from leaders at Autism Speaks and the March of Dimes […]

Generation Z: P2P Fundraising’s Next Frontier

Original Broadcast Date: August 16, 2018 Move over, millennials. A new generation is entering adulthood and is about to put its own unique stamp on peer-to-peer fundraising. Generation Z — the moniker used to describe the generation of people born between the mid 1990s and mid 2000s — is starting to enter the work force […]