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

Accessing Resilience Resources from Public and Private Sources

Answering the $1 Billion Question: Data-Driven Strategies for Demonstrating Impact from CARES-Funded Activities

Crisis Management and Crisis Communications

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

Data Strategy Considerations: From Collecting to Communicating

How to Become the Resilient Leader Your Mission Requires

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

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

Targeting Homelessness Prevention in the Midst of COVID-19

Targeting Homelessness Prevention to Those at Greatest Risk: Diversion Assistance

•  Visit the Community Action Partnership webinar archive here.

 

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

The Future of Fundraising Events

 

FINANCE
All Aboard: Financial Best Practices for Your Board

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

Overcoming the Overhead Myth

 

FUNDRAISING / PROMOTION
Ask the Experts: A Golf Fundraising Q&A

Creating a Culture of Philanthropy

Cut Costs and Get Creative in Crisis Mode with Nonprofit Appeals

Executive Directors Chat: Fundraising and Visual Storytelling

5 Must-Have Elements of a Winning Online Fundraising Campaign

Fundraising Strategy for Small Nonprofits

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

The Giving Outlook in 2021

How to Create an Effective Acknowledgment Strategy for Your Nonprofit

How to Use Facebook and Instagram Ads to Inspire YE Giving

Identifying Potential Major Donors: Why Wealth Data is Really Hard

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

Make #GivingTuesday Count!

Marketing Trends Nonprofits Need to Know (and Embrace)

Mobile Marketing Tips for Every Generation

The Power of Video: Using Other Voices to Share Yours

Start with Listening: Transform Your Fundraising with Donor Feedback

Storytelling for Impact

Using Video to Build Nonprofit Success

 

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

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Making Afterschool Meals Work in the 2021-2022 School Year

 

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

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

Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: What Is Noise and What Is News

Five Secrets of Email Geniuses

How Nonprofits Can Leverage Social Media Data and Analytics to Attract New Donors

How to Get the Most out of Your Nonprofit Website

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

Social Media 101 for Nonprofits

Social Media 102

TechSoup Courses & Services Tour

Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life

Website 101: Improve Your Nonprofit Website for Fundraising Success

 

WORKPLACE / PERFORMANCE

The Basics of Intersectionality

Board of Directors Development, Recruitment, and Retention

Embracing Strategic Planning as a Community Engagement Tool

Good Trouble: How to Advocate for Change

Hiring & Retaining Diverse Talent

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

Introducing New Leaders to the Uniform Administrative Requirements and Cost Principles for Federal Awards

Leaning for Home: How to Manage a Virtual Team

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

Mastering the Art of Negotiations

Nonprofit Wellness and Team Self-Care

Privacy Rights of Employees in the Hybrid Workplace

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

Settling into the New Workplace Normal

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

Strategic Planning and Outreach

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

Workplace Mental Health: Is Your Workplace Ready for Post-COVID Challenges?