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Abilene Gives- Peer to Peer Fundraising

Friday, February 5, 2021

10:00 AM CST - 11:00 AM CST

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising leverages your dedicated supporters to fundraise on behalf of your organization. This training will provide the tools you need to recruit and empower fundraisers for your cause by enabling them to share their personal stories with their own networks. Learn how P2P fundraising can expand your reach, introducing new donors and additional donations to your organization.

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Final Steps to Success for Abilene Gives

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

10:00 AM CST - 11:00 AM CST

With only a few weeks until Abilene Gives 2021, there’s still plenty of time to make sure your Abilene Gives 2021 campaign is ready to go. In this webinar we’ll go over last minute tips and best practices to engage with your supporters and be successful on Abilene Gives 2021. The Abilene Gives 2021 team will also be available to answer any and all of your last minute questions.

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Training Videos - Series 101

For organizations in search of the Abilene Gives 2021 essentials, look no further! Our 101 Level Training Videos will highlight some of the most important steps every organization should take to prepare for a successful Abilene Gives 2021 campaign. Perfect for organizations of any size or capacity!


Getting Ready - 15 Min

Interested in participating in Abilene Gives 2021? We'll cover the benefits of participating in a giving day and how to sign up your organization to be a part of the fun! We’ll also point you towards other tools and resources available to make your giving day as successful as possible.

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Giving Day Basics - 20 Min

Are you excited about participating in Abilene Gives 2021, but not sure where to start or what to prioritize? This training course will highlight the five essential steps to ensuring your organization has a strong showing on Abilene Gives 2021 without exhausting your limited time and resources.

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Creating The Perfect Profile - 20 Min

Your Abilene Gives 2021 profile is the first thing your donors will see during the big event. This training course will show you how to create and customize an engaging Abilene Gives 2021 profile that will entice potential supporters and successfully highlight your organization’s unique stories.

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Telling Your Story - 20 Min

Storytelling goes beyond your organization’s overall mission, and allows potential supporters to connect with your work and feel like they can make a difference. We’ll share our best practices for telling engaging stories to make your donors feel like the champions they are.

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Spreading The Word - 30 Min

You’ve completed your Abilene Gives 2021 profile, and now it’s time to share it with the world! We’ll cover the many ways your organization can promote Abilene Gives 2021 across multiple platforms as well as best best practices for creating action driven content for your supporters.

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Thanking Your Donors - 20 Min

After your success on Abilene Gives 2021 it’s time to thank the supporters who helped you reach your goals. In this training course we’ll cover how to thank all of your donors effectively and share tips, strategies, and best practices for donor stewardship success on Abilene Gives 2021 and beyond!

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Training Videos - Series 201

Take your Abilene Gives 2021 campaign to the next level! In our 201 Level Training Videos we'll highlight ways in which your organization can run a successful Abilene Gives 2021 campaign through more specific strategies and best practices.


Goal Setting Strategies - 20 Min

Before you dive into your Abilene Gives 2021 campaign, take the time to assess your goals! In this training course we’ll share the importance of setting clear goals as well as best practices and strategies for how you can make the most out of Abilene Gives 2021.

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The Power of P2P Fundraising - 15 Min

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising is a great way to expand your reach on Abilene Gives 2021 by utilizing your most passionate supporters to share their stories and fundraise on behalf of your organization. In this training course we'll cover everything you need to know about recruiting and empowering fundraisers for Abilene Gives 2021!

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Creative Engagement Ideas - 15 Min

Abilene Gives 2021 is the perfect opportunity to engage your supporters both online and off! We'll share nonprofit best practices and creative ways to engage and excite your supporters and your community on Abilene Gives 2021.

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Social Media Strategies - 30 Min

Social media is a great way to engage with your supporters and get them excited about Abilene Gives 2021! We’ll cover the basics of several popular social media platforms, and how to best leverage them to reach your goals on Abilene Gives 2021.

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Scheduling Communications - 20 Min

When preparing for Abilene Gives 2021, your communications with supporters can play an enormous role in your overall success. We’ll cover supporter communication best practices and highlight tools your organization can use for more efficient and effective online engagement.

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A Picture Tells A Thousand Words - 25 Min

Images have the power to tell stories and evoke emotion in your supporters and potential donors. In this training course we’ll go over the impact images can have on your supporters, and how to improve your online engagement during Abilene Gives 2021 and beyond!

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Training Videos - Series 301

For the Giving Day gurus interested in getting the most out of your Abilene Gives 2021 experience. Our 301 Level Training Videos will highlight best practices and strategies for stronger engagement on Abilene Gives 2021 and beyond!


Engaging Your Board - 15 Min

Getting your board on board for Abilene Gives 2021 can be a pivotal step in your overall giving day success. In this training course, we’ll cover strategies and best practices for engaging with your board before, during, and after Abilene Gives 2021.

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Matching Challenges - 15 Min

Matching challenges are an exciting way to motivate your donors to make a greater impact on Abilene Gives 2021 and beyond! In this training course we’ll cover best practices for finding sponsors and how to utilize your matching dollars for maximum engagement.

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Gamifying Your Giving Day - 10 Min

Abilene Gives 2021 is the perfect opportunity to have a little fun with your supporters while motivating them to have a greater impact on your organization. In this training course, we’ll cover how you can utilize the momentum of Abilene Gives 2021 to create exciting challenges for your supporters.

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Retaining New Donors - 15 Min

After Abilene Gives 2021, it's important to celebrate your new supporters, and start building your new relationships. In this training course we’ll cover strategies and best practices for retaining your new donors through engaging opportunities within your organization and beyond.

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Building Better Relationships - 20 Min

After Abilene Gives 2021, it’s time to steward your donors and acknowledge their generous support. In this training course, we’ll cover stewardship best practices and strategies for building stronger and longer lasting relationships with your supporters.

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