Special Price for DSAs: $240 per year
Online Training Followup for Coaches
Organized by Natalie Hale of Special Reads for Special Needs
In partnership with Natalie, DSAIA is offering a subscription course for Coaches in Centers.
Annual subscription includes:
As organizations progress in establishing and running Reading Centers, questions and challenges will surface; this ongoing training will give participants a forum for finding answers and solutions.
Open to ALL
Made possible by Firespring
Crowdfunding has quickly become a new tool in the fundraising toolbox. It allows nonprofits to leverage their networks to raise more money, faster, from a larger audience and is changing the face of nonprofit fundraising as donors welcome a more engaged approached to giving. Forbes reported that 30% of the $5 billion crowdfunded went to social causes, and this trend will continue to rise.
Learn how your organization can use crowdfunding to raise the bar on your fundraising initiatives. Dana Ostomel, Firespring’s authority on crowdfunding, will walk you through the lifecycle of a campaign, from creation through appreciation, emphasizing how to engage new audiences. Come ready to ask about the campaigns you have in mind so we can answer all your questions. You’ll discover:
Register today! http://www.firespring.org/dsaia-crowdfunding-101-2017-04-25/
Open to ALL
Made possible by Firespring
“I created a crowdfunding campaign, but why isn’t anyone giving to it?” This may be the most frequently asked question among crowdfunders today. The reality is, crowdfunding is more than just launching a page and waiting for the internet to shower you with money. You have to have a plan. This workshop is a can’t-miss for anyone trying to crack this code.
Join Dana Ostomel, founder of Deposit a Gift and Firespring’s leading authority on crowdfunding, for a game-changing workshop that takes you beyond the basics and into the nitty-gritty of successful donation-based crowdfunding. You’ll learn how to optimize your campaigns and how to “work your network” to launch strong and market them successfully, plus:
Available ON DEMAND
This series was created by Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action in order to provide a basic course in board development and governance. From Board Development 101 to Strategic Planning, this series walks you through orientation, board roles, fundraising, responsibilities and more. In each section, you'll find additional reading materials as well as a check on what you learned.
This is a great course for an individual forming an organization, new board member instruction or required learning for a full board. From Board Development 101 to Strategic Planning, this series addresses the primary aspects of board training and development featuring professional presenters from the nonprofit community.
This course is free for DSAIA members and only $250 for nonmembers.
Special offer for nonmembers: After completion, the price of the course will be deducted from your first year's membership fee. For a special group rate offer (to give your entire board access to the course), contact DSAIA for more details.
This series is for the novice fundraiser or those staff/board wishing to implement a true donor development plan for major and planned gifts in their organization.
Do you have a plan in place to identify, cultivate and solicit major donor gifts? The secret to obtaining major gifts (and even planned gifts) is building a lasting relationship with your donors. But...how to begin? How exactly is it done? Who is responsible for the plan and its execution?
In this three-part series, you'll learn how to develop a plan which will take you through the four parts of a successful donor development initiative:
I continue to be impressed with the depth of the board/professional workshops offered.
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