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Live Webinars are free events showing broadcasts curated by AFP Global. Gather in one of the venues with other colleagues. Watch the live broadcast from 10:00-11:00AM, then engage in a peer-to-peer conversation. Earns 1.0 CFRE Credits.

2022 Series

These broadcasts will be shown free of charge via zoom. Peer-to-peer discussion to follow the live webinar. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: A Better Fundraising Feasibility Study Method
Presenter: Andrea Kihlstedt

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Data Done Right Maximize Your Fundraising Intelligence
Presenter: Regina Alhassan

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: No More Bad Events! Turning Lackluster Events into Transformational Experiences
Presenter: A.J. Steinberg, CFRE

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: What Sponsors are Looking For In Partners
Presenter: Chris Amos

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Flipping Fundraising: Building YOUR Adaptive Fundraising Muscle in the New Normal
Presenter: Mike Prosserman

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Ten Tactics Beyond Meeting Requests to Engage Your Donors
Presenter: Kelsey DeForest

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: 10 Ways (at least) to Screw Up Your Direct Mail
Presenter: Laura Amerman, Leah Eustace, ACFRE

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Community Foundations: Partner not Adversary in Growing Philanthropy
Presenter: Nancy M. Brown, CFRE

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Grant Research and Writing Tips and Skills
Presenter: Dr. Beverly Brown

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Board Bloom: Real-life Strategies in Empowering Board Members to Get Involved, Impact and Influence Others
Presenter: Dr. Pazit Levitan

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Beyond Bilingual: A Development Professional’s Guide to Serving Diverse Communities
Presenter: Amy Wolfe, MPPA, CFRE

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: The State of Online Fundraising 2022
Presenter: Mike Snusz

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Getting the First Appointment with Difficult to Reach Prospects
Presenter: Armando Zumaya

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Prospect Development
Presenter: TBA

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: How to Close Every End-of-Year Gift and Set Yourself Up for Success in 2023
Presenter: Laura Fredericks, J.D.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Crypto Philanthropy 101
Presenter: Alex Wilson

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: What is Branding, Really?
Presenter: Jarrett Way

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 * 10:00 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Legacy Planning Webinar
Presenter: TBA


2021 Series

This series is presented locally by AFP GG and the East Bay Community Foundation. Thanks to these sponsors, the broadcasts will be shown free of charge via zoom. Peer-to-peer discussion to follow the live webinar. Please register in advance. 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Time, Talent and Treasure: Using Giving Circles in Fundraising
Presenter: Tracey Webb

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Living with More Ikigai
Presenter: Alice Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Advancing Your Career in a Post Pandemic World
Presenter: Nancy Racette

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Adapting Your Development Plan to the New Normal
Presenter: Christal Cherry, MA

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Development + Finance = Fundraising Success
Presenter: Amy Fiore and Amy Karson, MBA

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Building Long Distance Relationships
Presenter: Aliguma Young, MBA

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Making the Most of Your Virtual and Hybrid Events
Presenter: A.J. Steinberg, CFRE

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
From Surviving to Thriving: Leading through a Crisis
Presenter: Birgit Burton Smith, Kim Churches, CFRE and Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Herding Well-Intended Cats: A Survival Guide to Navigating Small Shop Boards of Directors
Presenter: Amy Wolfe, MPPA, CFRE

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: The Essential Guided Tour of Social Media
Presenter: Sarah Willey, MA, CFRE, SMS

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Embracing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in Your Organization and on Your Board
Presenter: Vernetta Walker, J.D.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Branding for the Nonprofit Professional
Presenter: Rochelle Sodipo

2020 Series

This series is presented locally by AFP GG, the East Bay Community Foundation and the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University. Thanks to these sponsors, the broadcasts will be shown free of charge at two locations: East Bay Community Foundation, Oakland John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill Campus. Peer-to-peer discussion to follow the live webinar. Please register in advance. 
EBCF = East Bay Community Foundation James Irvine Conference Center, Oakland
SIP = Sanford Institute of Philanthropy, JFK University, Pleasant Hill

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Bringing in the Top Ten Gifts for Your Capital Campaign
Presenter: Andrea Kihlstedt

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You – The Pragmatist’s Guide to Successful Special Events
Presenter: Amy Wolfe, MPPA, CFRE

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
The Art of the Legacy Ask
Presenter: Ligia Peña, CFRE, MInstF, AFP Master Trainer

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
How Summer Storytelling Will Help Raise Your Fall Fundraising Needle
Presenter: Lori Jacobwith

Wednesday, July 08, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Robots Make Bad Fundraisers – How Nonprofits Can Maintain Their Heart in the Digital Age
Presenter: Steven Shattuck

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Donor Stewardship: Easy and Effective Ways to Stay in Touch with Donors All Year Long
Presenter: Mark Chilutti, CFRE

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
The State of Online Fundraising 2020
Presenter: Mike Snusz

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
The Pearls and Pitfalls of Crowdfunding
Presenter: Robyn Mendez

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
8 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Year-End Appeal
Presenter: Holly H. Paulin

Wednesday, November 04, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Visioneering Your Organization – How to Set a Bold Vision and Strategic Plan that Inspires Donors, Staff, and Leaders
Presenter: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

2019 Series

February 13
Happy Donors - Keeping and Finding the Best Donors

Presenter: Wayne Olson, Author of The Disney Difference

March 13
20th Century Grant Applications

Presenter: Diane Gedeon-Marin, The Write Source, Fundraising School Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

April 17
How to Have a Successful Fundraising Campaign in Today's Hyper Busy World

Presenter: Andrea Kihlstedt, Fundraising School Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

May 8
Financial Lliteracy: What Every Fundraising Professional Needs to Know

Presenter: Amy Wolfe, Present and CEO of AgSafe

June 12
Giving Shifts: How Networks are Catalyzing Change

Presenter: LaTanya Flix, Cause Advance LLC

July 10
The Art and Science of Effective Gift Acknowledgement

Presenter: Steven Shattuck, Launch Cause

August 14
Simple Secrets to Successful Nonprofit Events

Presenter: A.J. Steinberg, Masquerade Events & Queen Bee Fundraising

September 25
Speak! What to Say (and Not to Say) and How to Say It

Presenter: Beth Wolfer, Coach of 50+ TEDx Salt Lake City Speakers

October 30
The State of Online Fundraising 2019
Presenter: Mike Snusz, Blackbaud Professional Services

November 20
Multi-Channel Storytelling to Amp Up Your Fundraising & Other Campaigns
Presenter: Alizah Epstein, Epstein Creative Group