Training Sessions


What's New for Give Big Kern (Webinar)

January 31, 2017

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM PT

Your Computer

We’ll introduce ourselves to you, review everything you need to know about GiveGab, and answer any questions you have about our giving day platform. The webinar will conclude with a quick overview of how to register on the Give Big Kern platform and how you can get started on GiveGab!

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Social Media Basics and Beyond (Workshop)

February 7, 2017

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT

Larry Reider Education Center, 2000 K Street, 2nd Floor Computer Lab

Register for this training to receive a comprehensive look at the basics of social media with a strong focus on Facebook. This training is best suited for individuals who are familiar with Facebook but would like a helping hand with the fundamentals and an opportunity to ask questions! Due to limited space, please limit one attendee per organization.

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Sharing your Story through Marketing and Promotions (Webinar)

February 14, 2017

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM PT

Your Computer

For nonprofit leaders and development staff on how to build a successful Give Big Kern campaign in preparation for the day. We’ll look at successful examples from past campaigns that showcased inspiring stories of the impact of a nonprofit’s work. In this webinar, we’ll discuss expert strategies on developing relevant messages, wrapped in powerful stories, supported by data. We'll also share strategies and best practices for how to share your stories successfully for Give Big Kern.

We’ll conclude with a quick overview of the Give Big Kern Nonprofit Toolkit, and all of the resources, templates, and planning guides available to help you share your Give Big Kern stories!

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Goals and Best Practices (Workshop)

February 21, 2017

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT

Junior League, 1928 19th Street

Goals for Give Big Kern are more than financial. Come for this hands-on training to learn best practices and set your organization's personalized, overall philanthropic goals. Due to limited capacity, please limit two attendees per organization.

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8 Weeks Communication Plan (Workshop)

February 28, 2017

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT

City Centre, 1300 17th Street, Room 1B

Make a personal Give Big Kern campaign for your organization easy and manageable with this interactive workshop, walking away with a completed communications plan for the 8 weeks leading up to May 2nd. Due to limited capacity, please limit two attendees per organization.

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Engagement: Activate Your Board (Workshop)

March 7, 2017

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT

City Centre, 1300 17th Street, Room 1A

Board participation is a crucial element for success for any campaign, including Give Big Kern. This hands-on workshop will help you identify strategies on how to engage your board and activate them to assist with your organization's personal Give Big Kern campaign. Due to limited capacity, please limit two attendees per organization.

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The Power of Peer to Peer Fundraising (Webinar)

March 14, 2017

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM PT

Your Computer

For nonprofit leaders and development staff. Social, Personal, P2P or team fundraising are all names for the same concept: harnessing the power of your supporters and their networks to scale your impact. Peer fundraising leverages your team’s limited resources, spreads your story, and attracts new supporters. In this webinar, we’ll talk about how you can use the Give Big Kern platform to launch a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign for Give Big Kern and expand your reach to new supporters.

We’ll conclude with a quick overview of how to recruit P2P fundraisers through the Give Big Kern platform and highlight the tools and resources available to turn your supporters into all-star fundraisers for your cause!

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Engagement: Finding New Donors and Volunteers (Workshop)

March 28, 2017

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT

City Centre, 1300 17th Street, Room 1A

Engaging supporters - donors or volunteers - before, during, and after Give Big Kern drives home the importance of stewardship, cultivation, and keeping them informed with your organization impact. Come learn creative and effective ways to share your mission and impact with new supporters. Due to limited capacity, please limit two attendees per organization.

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10 Final steps to Success for Give Big Kern (Webinar)

April 11, 2017

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM PT

Your Computer

For nonprofit leaders and development staff. Give Big Kern is fast approaching, but there is still plenty of time to prepare your campaign and tell an amazing story to your supporters. In this webinar, we review the last- minute strategies you can focus on today to have a great day on Give Big Kern.

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Measuring Effectiveness on Social Media (Workshop)

May 9, 2017

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT

Larry Reider Education Center, 2000 K Street, 2nd Floor Computer Lab

With the Give Big Kern campaign in the books, come to this hands-on workshop to analyze your social media engagement. Based on your organization's impact, you will learn how to make your social media presence more successful. Due to limited space, please limit one attendee per organization.

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Building Relationships after Give Big Kern (Webinar)

May 16, 2017

For nonprofit leaders and development staff. In this webinar, we review best practices for engaging newly acquired and repeat supporters from Give Big Kern. These ideas will help your organization keep your Give Big Kern donors involved well after the day.

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM PT

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