Big Give Training Opportunities
Webinars and training videos are a great way to learn more about the Big Give campaign strategies, and put your organization on the path to success! Join us for a live webinar with your the Big Give team, or check out the pre-recorded training videos designed to help you learn more about specific topics of all levels. We've also included recordings from past trainings. No matter the size and shape of your organization, we've got the tools to help you succeed!
Training Camp 2020
Be sure to sign up for this year's in-person training camp on February 26th at Whitley Theological from 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM. We'll cover valuable topics for your giving day (and beyond!), including donor stewardship, social media, and effective online fundraising tools. Remember, you need to be registered for Big Give 2020 in order to register for and attend the Training Camp!
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Training Camp Archives
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Live 2020 Webinars
Big Give Basics, Thursday Jan 24 - 2pm
New to Big Give, or looking to get a refresher? Attend our Big Give Basics webinar to learn all about the giving day, how to start creating your profile, as well as some tips and tricks to get started on the right foot!View Recording
Big Give Amplifiers, Thursday Feb 12 - 2pm
Looking to deepen your knowledge of giving day fundraising? This webinar will focus on advanced fundraising tools from our tech partner, GiveGab, and brand new features to take your giving day to the next level! This will be a great resource for returning participants, and those interested in learning more advanced techniques for this year's Big Give.View Recording
Training Videos - Series 101
For organizations in search of the the Big Give 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 the Big Give campaign. Perfect for organizations of any size or capacity!
Getting Ready - 15 Min
Interested in participating in the Big Give? 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.Watch Video Download Slides
Giving Day Basics - 20 Min
Are you excited about participating in the Big Give, 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 the Big Give without exhausting your limited time and resources.Watch Video Download Slides
Creating The Perfect Profile - 20 Min
Your the Big Give 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 the Big Give profile that will entice potential supporters and successfully highlight your organization’s unique stories.Watch Video Download Slides
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.Watch Video Download Slides
Spreading The Word - 30 Min
You’ve completed your the Big Give profile, and now it’s time to share it with the world! We’ll cover the many ways your organization can promote the Big Give across multiple platforms as well as best best practices for creating action driven content for your supporters.Watch Video Download Slides
Thanking Your Donors - 20 Min
After your success on the Big Give 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 the Big Give and beyond!Watch Video Download Slides
Training Videos - Series 201
Take your the Big Give campaign to the next level! In our 201 Level Training Videos we'll highlight ways in which your organization can run a successful the Big Give campaign through more specific strategies and best practices.
Goal Setting Strategies - 20 Min
Before you dive into your the Big Give 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 the Big Give.Watch Video Download Slides
The Power of P2P Fundraising - 15 Min
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising is a great way to expand your reach on the Big Give 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 the Big Give!Watch Video Download Slides
Creative Engagement Ideas - 15 Min
the Big Give 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 the Big Give.Watch Video Download Slides
Scheduling Communications - 20 Min
When preparing for the Big Give, 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.Watch Video Download Slides
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 the Big Give and beyond!Watch Video Download Slides
Training Videos - Series 301
For the Giving Day gurus interested in getting the most out of your the Big Give experience. Our 301 Level Training Videos will highlight best practices and strategies for stronger engagement on the Big Give and beyond!
Engaging Your Board - 15 Min
Getting your board on board for the Big Give 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 the Big Give.Watch Video Download Slides
Matching Challenges - 15 Min
Matching challenges are an exciting way to motivate your donors to make a greater impact on the Big Give and beyond! In this training course we’ll cover best practices for finding sponsors and how to utilize your matching dollars for maximum engagement.Watch Video Download Slides
Gamifying Your Giving Day - 10 Min
the Big Give 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 the Big Give to create exciting challenges for your supporters.Watch Video Download Slides
Retaining New Donors - 15 Min
After the Big Give, 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.Watch Video Download Slides
Building Better Relationships - 20 Min
After the Big Give, 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.Watch Video Download Slides
GiveGab After Your Giving Day - 20 Min
Learn about GiveGab, your the Big Give tech partner, and the nonprofit fundraising and supporter engagement tools available to your organization year round! We’ll give an overview of some of our most popular features and pricing plans on GiveGab.Watch Video Download Slides