Upswell Summit 2021- Independent Sector

What can we accomplish with three virtual days together? The answer might surprise you. The Upswell summit brings together thousands of changemakers, hundreds of speakers, brilliant thought leaders, inspired innovators, and powerful creators to unleash civil society's potential. We’ll draw on everything we’ve learned throughout the year – in Pop-Ups, through new collaborations and connections, in consideration of our rapidly changing world – to focus on creating a just and healthier future. Expect big announcements throughout year. And, until then, open your imagination and ask yourself: what’s possible?

Crypto for Good: Fundraising on the Blockchain

No longer a fringe fundraising offering...cryptocurrency is here and is making impact at more and more nonprofit organizations. Is it for you? Join this live session where your host, Amy DeVita of TopNonprofits will pose your burning questions surrounding cryptocurrency, NFTs, and blockchain to experts Wendy Feher and Rebecca Stokes of DoinGud and founders of The Giving Block. Participate in this brief survey, and your question may be asked to our experts during the event!  


FREE WEBINAR: An Uncommon Year in Giving

Each year, the nonprofit sector receives extensive data describing philanthropy in the United States. In this session, Laura MacDonald, Chair of the Giving USA Foundation and Founder of Benefactor Group, will discuss data and trends from 2020, a year in which the environment for giving was certainly uncommon. Laura will examine the sources of generosity, the causes that donors cared about, and factors that influence both. In addition to helping you understand what happened in 2020, Laura will show you—philanthropic leaders, fundraisers, volunteers—how to use this information to plan your own fundraising strategy. She will provide insights into trends about who [...]


Struggling To Get People To Donate Online? [OnDemand]

This live, virtual session is perfect for nonprofit professionals who want to level-up their fundraising strategy and improve their organization's online presence. The session is available OnDemand; just register below Attendees will gain valuable information about:  How to create a donation funnel How to make your "Donate" button stand out on your website Lead generation  New fundraising ideas About the expert: Amanda Ross is the owner of BrashBerry – creative web design and growth agency for Social Good and Nonprofit organizations that builds stuff their audience will love and inspires them to take action. BrashBerry helps Nonprofits build scalable and sustainable [...]


Ways to Simplify Your 2022 Fundraising Life


Do you find yourself wishing for a simple way to improve your fundraising strategies and skills in 2022? Have you found your fundraising life has gotten to the point where it feels over-complicated? Are you swimming in reports and more metrics than you know what to do with? In this FREE 30 minute webinar – we’ll walk through 8 ways to keep your fundraising plans simple and help you stave off the temptation to overcomplicate and clutter your brain with tasks and to dos that won’t help move the needle forward when it comes to soliciting your supporters for critical revenue to your organization!


Diversifying your Fundraising for 2022… and Beyond

This live, virtual workshop focuses on exploring lessons learned from fundraising during a pandemic. Topic areas include key takeaways such as: How to build upon your virtual fundraising momentum after the world resumes “in-person”; How to diversify your fundraising opportunities to appeal to today’s donors; How to translate your “why” into more donations; How to get out of the “Pandemic Pause” of hosting special events. Workshop attendees will leave with actionable tools and resources to implement immediately. Participants will learn how to: 1. Diversify their fundraising channels 2. Offer giving opportunities that appeal to today's donors 3. Plan Successful Special Events [...]

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