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Advice to Bankers on Nonprofits
Ask the Fundraising Expert
Behind the Foundation Curtain
CX Metrics to Financial Results
Development Audits The SMART Way
Fundraising Ethics with Dan Shephard
Fundraising the SMART Way
Grants Magic Power Up Series
Major and Planned Gifts Fundraising Tips
Major Gift Challenge
Masters of Fundraising Series
Nine Guiding Principles for Successful Fundraising
Nonprofit Consulting Ideas and Tips
Nonprofit Financial Management Video Series
Nurturing Relationships Fundraising Tips
Office Procedures and Information Management
Organizational Development and Communications
Quadrant 3 Leadership
Startup Essentials for Nonprofits
Why Do People Struggle to Ask Face-to-Face?
3 quick tips to make your fundraising calls more effective
3 Ways to Turn a “No” into a “Yes”
4 Calculated Risks that Reap BIG Rewards
4 Commitments to Raise Major Gifts in the New Year
4 Metrics to Measure the Success of Your Major Gift Program
A Beginner’s Guide to Board Retreats, a Staple of Successful Major Gift Programs
A Clear Future: What’s the next step with your donor?
A Culture of Philanthropy: 3 Things You MUST DO
A Month by Month Cultivation Plan for Donors
Always Be Qualifying
Always Have a Backup
Appointments With Purpose
Are You Afraid to Fundraise?
Are You Using Donor Repellent in Your Nonprofit?
Articles to Help You Learn How to Ask for Money
Ask, stop, and listen
Blended Gifts from Concept to Closure
Braving Blended Gifts: How to Achieve Greater Engagement
Build a Donor Prospect List with No-Cost Action Items
Build Donor Relations that Lead to Major Gifts
Building Your Major Gifts Portfolio in Any Size Fundraising Shop
Capital Campaigns: Yes, You Can Do It!
Complex and Problematic Donations
Crafting the First Ask
Creating a Donor Pipeline: Building a List of Major Gift Prospects
Creating a Donor Pipeline: Zero in on Your BEST Major Gift Prospects
Creating a Major Gifts Program
Cultivating Major Gifts Prospects is like Love at First Sight
Diagnose before you prescribe: What’s the donor want to accomplish?
Do It Yourself Fundraising: How to Ask for Money
Do You Have Good Fundraising Habits?
Do Your Donors Give Bad Advice?
Don’t Make Decisions For Your Donors
Donor Finder System
Donor Relations Planning
Donor Retention vs. New Donors: Donor Retention ALWAYS Wins
Engaging Donor Conversations: Moving Donors Toward YES!
Fame and Fortune Await: Take the Major Gifts Challenge!
Finding Time to Raise Major Gifts
Friendraising: How to Raise Major Gifts When You Have No Donors
Fundraising 401: Masterclasses in Nonprofit Fundraising That Would Make Peter Drucker Proud
Fundraising: Why Do People Struggle to Ask Face-to-Face? Part 1
Fundraising: Why Do People Struggle to Ask Face-to-Face? Part 2
Fundraising: Why Do People Struggle to Ask Face-to-Face? Part 3
Get an Accountability Partner to Raise Major Gifts
Get Back to Raising Major Gifts: 4 Productivity Tips
Get to Know Donors BEFORE Asking for Gifts
Get Your Board Members to Give 100% – Ask the Fundraising Expert
Give Board Members a Proper Orientation | Major Gifts Challenge
Henry Freeman Tip 01 – Small Windows into Life: How We Experience the World Around Us
Henry Freeman Tip 02 – The Fundraiser as Guest
Henry Freeman Tip 03 – Heart vs. Head Fund-Raising
Henry Freeman Tip 04 – Signs of a Donor’s Emotional Connectedness to Your Organization
Henry Freeman Tip 05 – When “No” is Actually “I Don’t Want to Talk About It”
Henry Freeman Tip 06 – Setting Aside Emotional Space (and Time) for the Older Donor
Henry Freeman Tip 07 – Making Space for Wealthy (and Well-known!) People at Your Table
Henry Freeman Tip 08 – What is “A Lot of Money”?
Henry Freeman Tip 09 – When Raising More Money is Easier than Raising Less
Henry Freeman Tip 10 – The Power of the Statement: “What you just said could really be helpful”
Henry Freeman Tip 11 – Opening the Door for a Future Visit
Henry Freeman Tip 12 – Making People Comfortable During a First Visit
Henry Freeman Tip 13 – Looking Beyond the Next Gift
Henry Freeman Tip 14 – Your Role as the Fourth Partner
Henry Freeman Tip 15 – Letting the Donor “Lead You” to What is Important and What is Not
Henry Freeman Tip 16 – The Ask as an Act of “Confident Vulnerability”
Henry Freeman Tip 17 – The Float: The Ask as Inquiry
Henry Freeman Tip 18 – Listening: What is Too Much… And What is Too Little?
Henry Freeman Tip 23 – Moving Beyond Donor Cultivation
Henry Freeman Tip 24 – The Solicitation Ladder
Henry Freeman Tip 25 – Determining What is – or Should Be – a Major Gift for Your Organization?
Henry Freeman Tip 26 – Donor Acquisition: Some Hard Realities
Henry Freeman Tip 27 – Determining Gift Capability
Henry Freeman Tip 29 – How Much Time Should I Spend “Out of the Office”?
Henry Freeman Tip 30 – Who Are Your Best Planned Gift Prospects?
Henry Freeman Tip 35 – Turning Over the Bottle Caps: Finding Your Major Donor Prospects
Henry Freeman Tip 36 – The Importance of Institutional Memory
Henry Freeman Tip 37 – Making “Space Available” for the Unexpected Large Gift
Henry Freeman Tip 38 – Triangling Important Relationships
Henry Freeman Tip 39 – Tipping Point People Within Your Constituency
Henry Freeman Tip 42 – The 80/20 Rule
Henry Freeman Tip 44 – Building an “Updraft” As You Near Your Campaign Goal
Henry Freeman Tip 45 – The Team Visit: Who Does What and Who Sits Where?
Henry Freeman Tip 46 – Bequests: The Centerpiece of an Effective Planned Gift Program
Henry Freeman Tip 47 – The Challenges of a “Group Ask”
Henry Freeman Tip 48 – The Solicitation Safety Net
Henry Freeman Tip 49 – The Impromptu Thank You Call (Following a Gift)
Henry Freeman Tip 50 – The Impromptu Phone Call (No Special Occasion)
How a Novel Thank You Boosts Fundraising Results
How and Why to Use a Pre-Call Letter – Ask the Fundraising Expert
How Colleges and Universities are Using Donor Surveys to Raise More Major and Planned Gifts
How Do I Set Up a Board “Give and Get” Policy? – Ask the Fundraising Expert
How much should a Major Gift Officer raise?
How to Ask for a Major Gift – It’s a Negotiation
How To Ask For Donations
How to Ask for Major Gifts with the Donor’s Permission
How to Calculate the Amount of a Major Gift and 3 Reasons Why Size Matters
How to Communicate Social ROI to Donors
How to Create a Fundraising Offer: Your Secret Hidden Weapon
How to Create a Major Gift Stewardship Plan | Major Gifts Challenge
How to Cultivate Long Distance Donors | Major Gifts Challenge
How to Determine a Major Gift Ask Amount | Major Gifts Challenge
How to Determine a Major Gift for Your Organization
How to Determine the Right Ask Amount – Ask the Fundraising Expert
How to Explain a Reserve to Donors – Ask the Fundraising Expert
How to Get a First Meeting with a Major Donor | Major Gifts Challenge
How to Get New Donors – Ask the Fundraising Expert
How to Meet Donors for the First Time – Ask the Fundraising Expert
How to Overcome Your Fear of Asking | Major Gifts Challenge
How to Overcome Your Fear of Asking for Money
How to Prime Your Donors BEFORE You Ask for a Major Gift
How to Put in the Time to Raise Major Gifts
How to Secure a Donor Visit
How to Show Your Donors You Care on Valentine’s Day
How to Think about Major Gifts so you’ll Get More of Them
How to Use Moves Management with Your Board of Directors
Ideal Donors for Your Nonprofit have Capacity and Inclination
Inside the Mind of your Major Donor: the Science behind Major Giving and Philanthropy
Maintain Your Annual Fund During a Capital Campaign – Ask the Fundraising Expert
Masters of Fundraising: Three Secrets to Raising Major Gifts Right Now
Never Ask for a Major Gift at a Restaurant
OK to Ask for a Gift on Your FIRST Donor Visit?
Planned Giving and Major Gifts: A Winning Combination
Practice and Prepare: A Strategic Pair for Your Ask Meeting Agenda
Precisely How to Conduct Your First Meeting with a Major Donor
Precisely How to Determine and Calculate Your Major Gift Goal
Prime the Pump: Starting a Donor Conversation
Prime Your Donors with the Jedi Mind Trick
Raising Major Gifts: Small Changes Make Big Waves
Recruit Board Members Who Are Hungry to Raise Major Gifts
Red Flags of Major Gift Fundraising
Seed Your Nonprofit for Success Webinar
Should You Ask for the Foundation’s Maximum Amount?
Show them the Money: How to Successfully Work with Professional Advisors
Tales from the Crypt: Dead People Give More through Bequests
Telling Your Nonprofit’s Story – Ask the Fundraising Expert
Thank Not THASK! A Quick Guide To Donor Thank You Calls
The 3 Secrets Our Clients Use to Raise 6-Figure Gifts Right Now, Without Any New Donors
The 5 Simple Components of an “ASK”
The Ask Without Fear!® DVD Fundraising System
The Asking Conversation: Exactly What to Say in a Major Gift Solicitation and When to Say It
The Asking Conversation: What to Say When You Ask for Money and When to Say It
The Four Decisions – How to Lead Your Donor to Each
The Key to Inspiring & Engaging Your Mid-Level Donors
The Self Limiting Ask
The Story of You: How to Create and Share Your Personal Story
Top-Notch Stewardship = Repeat Major Gifts
Understanding the Major Donor
Unlocking Mega-Gifts – How Faith-Based Organizations Surface 6 and 7 Figure Current Gifts from Assets not Cash
Us vs. Them Questions: What to ask planned giving donors
Use the Pareto Principal to Earn Bigger Donations
What Funders Want
What to Do AFTER You Ask for a Major Gift
What To Say When Calling Donors
What’s your best step in the fundraising process?
When is the Right Time to Raise Major Gifts?
Who to Raise Major Gifts from for Your Organization
Why introverts make great fundraisers
Why? Why? Why? Discussions with Donors
Yes! You Can Raise Major Gifts | Major Gifts Challenge
You have too much time on your hands: 3 ways to spend more time with donors
Your Future Major Gifts Depend on Top-Notch Stewardship
Your Secret Weapon to Raising the Biggest Gifts: An Engaged Board
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