Spur Local Webinars

Over the past two years, we have offered over 325 free webinars and resources to any nonprofit. We will continue to offer select webinars each month for free, but for information about receiving access to registration for webinars or our portal of resources, please email Chiara Frechette. Recordings of select past webinars can be found at the bottom of the page as a sample.


Upcoming

Avoiding Staff Burnout
Thursday, July 25, from 1:30 pm-2:00 pm EST

How do you maintain your team's cohesion, focus, and productivity when we've been sprinting for so long? How do you keep people on task and motivated when everybody is experiencing their own unique challenges? Join this conversation about how we can set up structures and policies to avoid staff burnout. Sign up here!

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
Wednesday, August 21, from 2:00 pm-2:30 pm EST

The world we fundraise in has fundamentally shifted—your supporters are hyper-connected, live inside digital echo chambers, and receive a deluge of messages vying for their attention. These shifts have made it more challenging to cultivate donor relationships and reach new donors. Peer-to-peer fundraising has become even more important during this time as an acquisition and engagement tool. Join Matt Gayer, Spur Local's Executive Director, as he shares best practices and tips for running a successful peer-to-peer campaign that leverages your community's relationships. Sign up here!

Change Management for Nonprofits
Wednesday, September 25, from 11:00 am-11:30 am EST

In order to run smoothly as an organization, it is vital that all staff and board members can effectively manage change. We know that change can occur at any point from workplace shifts to staff turnover and leadership transitions. So, join us to talk through tips and tricks on how to continue planning, goal setting, and engaging your team in preparation for inevitable (and sometimes unpredictable) changes. Sign up here!

Hacks to Social Media Engagement
Tuesday, October 15, from 10:00 am-10:30 am EST

Does your organization struggle with gaining followers or getting people to share your posts? Join us to learn how to engage your audience on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up here!

Craft a Creative and Different Stewardship Plan
Tuesday, November 5, from 10:00 am-10:30 am EST

Stewarding your donors is vital to making them want to be life-long supporters. Personal touches go a long way, but how do you keep your stewardship methods feeling fresh? Join us to learn more about creating a stewardship plan both you and your supporters will love. Sign up here!

Communicating Data
Thursday, December 12, from 1:00 pm-1:30 pm EST

You have collected a wealth of data about the impact of your nonprofit's work! Now you need to sell it to your supporters. This webinar will share ways you can effectively and efficiently communicate your data to the outside world. Sign up here!

Past

Paid Marketing
Thursday, June 6, from 11:30 am-12:00 pm EST

With paid marketing, you can more easily put your brand and message in front of the right people, which can help to drive awareness and action. How do you decide what paid marketing is worth it? Watch this webinar to decipher how to evaluate paid marketing options and how to make the most of your investment. View video here!

Onboarding Employees Effectively
Wednesday, April 10, from 10:00-10:30 am EST

Is it hard to motivate your board to fundraise for your organization? Does it feel like a struggle to keep them going? This webinar will go over tips and tricks on how to creatively make your board more engaged when it comes to fundraising. View video here!

How to Create Excitement Around Board Fundraising
Wednesday, March 6, from 2:00-2:30 pm EST

Is it hard to motivate your board to fundraise for your organization? Does it feel like a struggle to keep them going? This webinar will go over tips and tricks on how to creatively make your board more engaged when it comes to fundraising. View video here!

Using Volunteers Creatively
Tuesday, February 20, from 1:00-1:30 pm EST

There are many opportunities to get volunteers involved in our work. From one off event support to serving your organization on a recurring basis to offering administrative support or professional expertise, there is space for all community members to get involved in-person and virtually at our organizations. With all these options, how can you ensure that you are utilizing volunteers effectively? Join this webinar to explore what to consider when structuring roles and how to leverage community involvement. View video here!

Craft an Engaging Donor Newsletter
Wednesday, January 17, from 10:30-11:00 am EST

Donor newsletters can be great tools to steward, cultivate and retain your donors, but they can also turn supporters away if done wrong. How do you find the sweet spot when it comes to crafting donor newsletters? Join us as we go through effective ways to communicate in your donor newsletters. View video here!