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Using Your Social Networks to Create Impact: A Conversation with JD Lasica

Jul 20, 2011  
00:07:29

JD Lasica, founder of Socialbrite, answers the question: “What are the top three social media musts for nonprofits?” and forecasts the next hottest tool.

Scholarship and Education Funding: The United Negro College Fund

Sep 16, 2011  
00:32:08

Vallery Gaines, Area Development Director of UNCF (United Negro College Fund), talks about scholarship and educational funding.

Outcome Thinking and Management: A Conversation with John La Rocca

Sep 27, 2011  
00:02:55

John La Rocca talks about the important of an outcome management-based approach.

Nonprofit Collaborations: Focus on Mergers

Jul 27, 2011  
01:47:28

This panel discussion centers around nonprofit mergers and the legal and leadership issues involved in this type of collaboration.

Changing Careers: Making the Transition to Nonprofit Fundraising

Jul 20, 2011  
01:55:58

Panelists discuss their own experiences with nonprofit fundraising, give information on where to learn more about fundraising in general and share tips on how to break into the field.

The Changing World of Philanthropy: A Conversation with Glenmede

Aug 26, 2011  
00:54:30

Linda Olejko and Melanie Quackenbush of Glenmede’s Philanthropic Advisory Services talk about how they assist grant seekers and foundations in effective, strategic grantmaking and collaboration.

Nonprofit Issues Forum - After the Great Recession: Governments and Nonprofits in Crisis

Apr 01, 2011  
02:25:51

Tim Delaney, President and CEO, National Council of Nonprofits, discusses issues facing nonprofits and the public policy questions that must be addressed in order to preserve the viability and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations. A panel discussion follows.

Raising Money Over the Internet: Diversifying Fundraising Efforts With Online Tools

Jul 13, 2011  
01:55:05

Panelists share personal experience and insight into the world of online fundraising, offering advice on overseeing online fundraising campaigns, managing the technology, the best venues through which to conduct your fundraising and tips on getting started.

Meet the Scholarship Funders: Financing Your Education

Jul 11, 2011  
01:49:15

Learn about various sources of financial aid and effective application strategies from program directors and scholarship recipients.

Bringing Down the House: How to Plan a Fundraising House Party

Jun 08, 2011  
00:53:28

Presenter Andy Robinson, author and community organizer, shares tips on how to plan a successful and well-organized fundraising house party in only six weeks.

Ginger Mlakar of The Cleveland Foundation Talks About Donor-Advised Funds

Jul 22, 2011  
00:41:04

Ginger Mlakar, Director of Donor Relations, The Cleveland Foundation discusses the ins and outs of donor-advised funds.

Showing That Your Work Matters: Robert Fischer on Program Evaluation

Jul 14, 2011  
00:07:17

Dr. Robert Fischer of Case Western Reserve University discusses why program evaluation is important, as well as some of the pitfalls that can occur.

Three Stories Every Nonprofit Should Be Telling

Apr 19, 2011  
01:53:40

Kivi Leroux Miller, author of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause, removes some of the mystery from the storytelling process and discusses how to tell your nonprofit’s story.

Meet the Grantmakers: Online Grant Applications and Reporting

Jun 07, 2011  
01:22:14

This panel discussion covers how to use online grant applications, how grantmakers design their online systems to effectively manage across the cycle of a grant, and what nonprofits can do to navigate the system efficiently.

Meet the Author - Amy Eisenstein: 50 Asks in 50 Weeks: A Guide to Better Fundraising for Your Small Development Shop

Jun 02, 2011  
01:37:30

Amy M. Eisenstein, principal and owner of Tri Point Fundraising, a full-service consulting firm for nonprofit organizations and foundations, discusses key takeaways from her new book 50 Asks in 50 Weeks: A Guide to Better Fundraising for Your Small Development Shop.

Creating a Successful Nonprofit Organization: Getting it Right the First Time

Jun 01, 2011  
01:14:14

In this session Stephen Falla Riff, an experienced attorney in nonprofit law, and a panel of nonprofit executive directors will discuss the early stages of a high-functioning nonprofit organization.

Nonprofit Collaboration: Focus on Networks and Coalitions

May 24, 2011  
01:39:56

This session focuses on two specific types of collaborations - coalitions and networks. Jared Raynor, Senior Consultant at TCC Group, provides an overview of these approaches, Gonzalo L. Mercado, Executive Director of El Centro del Immigrante and Chung-Wha Hung, Executive Director of New York Immigration Coalition provide first-hand accounts of participating in these kinds of collaborations on the ground.

From The Case Foundation: Engaging Your Donors Online

Jan 20, 2011  
00:01:56

From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with Facebook Causes and The Foundation Center: Sarah Koch of Causes on Facebook discusses how to best engage supporters online. Koch suggests that organizations provide opportunities for users to actively participate rather than just absorb information in order to foster involvement and excitement.

From The Case Foundation: How Nonprofits Can Use Causes on Facebook

Jan 20, 2011  
00:01:29

From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with Facebook Causes and The Foundation Center: How can nonprofits best use Causes on Facebook for advocacy, awareness, and fundraising? Sarah Koch shares tips for taking advantage of the tools Causes offers -- from creating compelling content to building a community of supporters.

From The Case Foundation: Facebook Causes and Impact-Based Fundraising

Jan 20, 2011  
00:01:29

From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with Facebook Causes and The Foundation Center: How can nonprofits raise funds more effectively? Sarah Koch of Causes on Facebook shares her recommendations for online fundraising related to a specific initiative.

From The Case Foundation: Tips For Using Social Media Professionally

Jan 26, 2011  
00:01:19

From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with The Foundation Center: VP of Communications Allie Burns shares tips for using Facebook and Twitter professionally for an organization.

From The Case Foundation: Using Personal vs. Professional Twitter Accounts

Jan 26, 2011  
00:00:53

From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with The Foundation Center: VP of Communications Allie Burns shares why it is necessary that organizations utilize both personal and professional twitter accounts for executing communications.

From The Case Foundation: Time Management For Professional Social Media Users

Jan 26, 2011  
00:01:08

From The Case Foundation, in collaboration with The Foundation Center: VP of Communications Allie Burns shares tips on how to manage your time to effectively when using professional social media

Meet the Grantmakers: Navigating Corporate Philanthropy in the New Normal

Nov 12, 2010  
01:45:05

Hear several Bay Area corporate givers reflect on corporate philanthropy in the current economic environment. 

Coffee and Conversation: The McGregor Foundation

May 13, 2011  
00:46:02

Susan O. Althans of The McGregor Foundation talks about their human services funding in Greater Cleveland. The Foundation funds programs that meet the needs of the economically disadvantaged and frail elderly in Cuyahoga County. They support home and community based care, particularly programs such as affordable housing; workforce development; and quality of life programming for seniors in all settings.