Professional Development Resources

This list, below, of no-cost professional development opportunities has been compiled by ACAAA staff for use by CAA managers and staff.  They have been collected from the webinar listings included in ACAAA’s newsletter, the “e-Action,” from its September 2021 to February 2022 issues.  (There will be no further updates after March of 2022.)

The list can also be downloaded as an Excel spreadsheet here.

This spreadsheet includes links, as well as workshop descriptions, the names of the organizations presenting the workshops, plus as any special instructions (for example, some webinars require setting up free accounts in order to view them, or filling out registration forms).

Thanks, and happy learning!

Grouped by subject; alphabetized by workshop title


2022 Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemoration Webinar

Helping People, Changing Lives: Providing Equitable Access to the Expanded Child Tax Credit

How to Become the Resilient Leader Your Mission Requires

Learning Communities Resource Center 2022 Kickoff Webinar

Stacking Weatherization Funds with Habitat for Humanity

Targeting Homelessness Prevention in the Midst of COVID-19

•  Visit the Community Action Partnership webinar archive here.


Events in a Digital Age: How to Maximize Offline Events in an Online World

Examples and Blueprints to Sell out Your Next Fundraising Event

Shatter Fundraising Records with Your Next Virtual Event



3 Expert Strategies to Slay Your Doubts and Boost Your Confidence



1099 Contractors—What Every Nonprofit Should Know

Creating a Culture of Change in the Finance Office

How to Streamline Your Finance Operations to Become More Secure, Efficient, and Profitable

Overcoming the Overhead Myth

Relevant and Relational Budgeting for Nonprofits

Setting a Marketing Budget for 2022

Study Finds $12K Is Typical Annual Advertising Spend for Nonprofits: Where Do You Fall?



Ask the Experts: A Golf Fundraising Q&A

Building a Donation Funnel

Cut Costs and Get Creative in Crisis Mode with Nonprofit Appeals

Executive Directors Chat: Fundraising and Visual Storytelling

Fundraising Strategy for Small Nonprofits

Get Your Board to Help You Fundraise—Even if They Don’t Wanna!

Growing beyond Your Base in 2022

How to Build a Marketing Plan

How to Craft Messages Your Donors Will Invest In

How to Grow Donor Retention in 2022: Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat!

How to Use Facebook and Instagram Ads to Inspire YE Giving

It’s a New World: How to Cultivate Your Online Community

Make #GivingTuesday Count!

Marketing Trends Nonprofits Need to Know (and Embrace)

Nonprofit Brand Review: Prepare Your Organization for 2022

Online Fundraising Performance: Does Your Nonprofit Measure Up?

Planned Giving: What Are You Scared of?

Planning for a Successful Capital Campaign in 2022

Proven Tactics to Improve Your Event Marketing in 2022

Six Weeks to a Successful #GivingTuesday Campaign

Start with Listening: Transform Your Fundraising with Donor Feedback

Storytelling for Impact

Three Ways to Grow Your Organization without a Marketing Team

Using Survey Feedback to Raise Thousands for Your Cause

Using Video to Build Nonprofit Success

What Is Your Audience Thinking? Listening Methods to Gain Support for Your Mission



How to Go from Zero to Hero with Your Grant Strategy

Turbocharge Your Grants Strategy: 3 Ways to Level Up Your Prospecting






Be Found: The Secrets of SEO for Nonprofits

Changes to Data Privacy and What It Means for Year-End Giving

Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: What Is Noise and What Is News

Does Your Website Comply with the ADA? Don’t Wait for a Class Action to Find Out!

Giving Apps—Fundraising, In-Kind Gifts, and Volunteering

How to Build Personas for Your Digital Communications

How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website

Microsoft Program Offerings: Your Questions Answered

Online Fundraising Performance: Does Your Nonprofit Measure Up?

Seven Technology Trends Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know in 2022

Social Media 101 for Nonprofits

Social Media 102

Website 101: Improve Your Nonprofit Website for Fundraising Success



Advancing Your Agency through Diversity and Equity

Creating a DEI Strategy

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with Research and Analytics

Handling Post-Pandemic Harassment and Discrimination Claims

How to Get Participation—Not Just Ideas—from Your Board

How to Stop the Turnover Madness through Training and Ongoing Coaching

Nonprofit Wellness and Team Self-Care

Program Evaluation Is Not Your Job: A 3-Step Strategy for Demonstrating Impact and Driving Action

Settling into the New Workplace Normal

Small Shop Stewardship: Tools for Nonprofit Staff, Leaders, and Board Members

They’re Not a Frill if You’re Using Them Right: How to Save Money and Get More Done Using High-Skill Volunteers

Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life