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 the last six months of ACAAA’s newsletter, the “e-Action.”

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).

Please note: Many of these resources are in the form of archived recordings.  Please send an email noting any inaccessible links to ACAAA Communications Director John Moran at jmoran (at) acaaa (dot) org.  Also, feel free to send any webinars or other online training sessions of which you might be aware to John.

Thanks and happy learning!

Grouped by subject; alphabetized by workshop title

COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP

Ask the Experts – SNAP Employment & Training Information for Community Action Agencies

Crisis Management and Crisis Communications

CCAP Exam Guidance

CFPB Tools and Resources to Prevent Eviction & New Tenant Rights Included in the CDC Eviction Moratorium

Data Strategy Considerations: From Collecting to Communicating

Increasing Internal Customer Satisfaction through ROMA Assessment

New eCourse Release Tour: Advancing Family Centered Coaching

Practice Transformation Resource Tour

Ready to Serve: How to Build and Equip a Crisis-Ready Response Team

Social Media/Digital Template Resources for CAAs

The State of Woman and Poverty Centering in Intersectional Narratives and Implications for the Future

Virtual Dialogue: The Phases of Collective Impact

•  Visit the Community Action Partnership webinar archive here.

 

EVENT PRODUCTION
Beyond the Ballroom: A Shift to Virtual Fundraising Events

The Future of Fundraising Events

Golf Fundraisers in 2021: What to Expect and How to Plan for Anything

How to Host a Successful Virtual or Hybrid Golf Fundraiser for Your Nonprofit

How to Host a Virtual Fundraising Event: A Step-by-Step Guide for Nonprofits

Your Guide to a Seamless Online Event

 

FINANCE
All Aboard: Financial Best Practices for Your Board

Overcoming the Overhead Myth: Budgeting for an Effective Website, Marketing & Growth

Tax and Accounting Compliance from a (Social) Distance

 

FUNDRAISING / PROMOTION
All the World’s a (Virtual) Stage: Performance and Communication Techniques for Fundraisers

Building on Year-End Momentum: Engaging New Supporters in 2021 and Beyond

Cut Costs and Get Creative in Crisis Mode with Nonprofit Appeals

Finding and Engaging Major Donors during the COVID-19 Pandemic

5 Must-Have Elements of a Winning Online Fundraising Campaign

5 Steps to Optimize Your Corporate Fundraising Strategy on LinkedIn

The 4-Step Plan to More Donations and Greater Fundraising Results

From Data to Action: Visualizing Data for Fundraising

Fundraising Strategy for Small Nonprofits

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

How to Create an Effective Acknowledgment Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Identifying Potential Major Donors: Why Wealth Data is Really Hard

Making the Ask

Mobile Marketing Tips for Every Generation

Storytelling for Impact

Three Steps to Double Your Donations on Facebook with Facebook Fundraisers

Using Webforms to Optimize Your Event Processes and Increase Fundraising

When to Make the Ask: The Formula to Drive More Donations

 

GRANTS
Grant Writing in 2021: What’s Different and What’s the Same?

How to Use the Summer to Prepare Your Organization for Grant Seeking

 

ONLINE / TECH

The Art of Effective Digital Workplaces: A Communications Styles Workshop

Automating Key Processes for Remarkable Results in Your Nonprofit

Be Found: The Secrets of SEO for Nonprofits

Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: What Is Noise and What Is News

Five Secrets of Email Geniuses

How to Build Trust and Connection Online

The Location Advantage: Using Maps to Make Data-Driven Decisions for Your Nonprofit

Myths and Misconceptions about Cybersecurity in Nonprofits

Online Fundraising Performance: Does Your Nonprofit Measure Up?

Optimizing Instead of Redesigning Your Website

Reviewing and Negotiating Cloud Services Agreements

6 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Site Secure from Getting Hacked

Social Media 101 for Nonprofits

Social Media 102

TechSoup Courses & Services Tour

Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life

 

WORKPLACE / PERFORMANCE

Advancing Your Agency through Diversity and Equity

The Brand Inside: Efficiency Starts with Empathy

Building a Resilient Nonprofit Organization through Proactive Risk Management

Do-It-Yourself Conflict Resolution

From Exploitation to Empathy: How to Talk about Our Program Participants with Dignity and Truth

Gaslighting in the Nonprofit

Good Trouble: How to Advocate for Change

Home Sweet Office: Promoting a Safe and Well-Functioning Hybrid Workplace

Leaning for Home: How to Manage a Virtual Team

Lifting the Low-Income Voice: CAAs Discuss Democratic Selection Procedures in the Pandemic

Making Remote Work Work: Policies and Pitfalls

Privacy Rights of Clients

Privacy Rights of Employees in the Hybrid Workplace

The Pros & Cons of Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Workplace: Practical Considerations for Employers

A Shot in the Arm or a Shot in the Foot? How to Think About Employee Vaccination Policies

Strategic Planning and Outreach

Understanding Microaggressions in the Nonprofit Workplace

Working Remotely or Remotely Working? Promoting Employee Productivity in a Pandemic