SVCN converted our popular one-day conference on nonprofit fund development to a five-part webinar series.

Funding Your Impact

A nonprofit fundraising webinar series -- now available on demand!

Purchase the webinar and watch it whenever you have time!

The theme this year is: Fundraising in Uncertain Times. Although it's important to be honest about the challenging times we're facing--as Kermit the Frog says, "it's not that easy being green"--we are striving to bring you some light, some humor, and some tangible ideas that will bring hope to this time in our nonprofit lives.

$25 for members for 1 webinar
$45 for nonmembers

Um, is my organization a member, you ask. Here is where you find out if your nonprofit is a member. Not a nonprofit? Here is where you find out whether your business is a member. Or, email


Recorded on August 6

Fundraising in a time of national uncertainty

Chelsey Souza discusses the Giving USA report and implications of the pandemic and social justice movements, and reviews strategies for stewarding donors virtually and techniques for engaging board members in fundraising.

Sponsored by Essex & Drake + Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Recorded on August 13

From sweat equity to full cost recovery: engaging funders

How can nonprofits engage with donors about what it really costs to serve economically + socially disadvantaged communities? How can leaders leverage resources to support a more just society by understanding organizational needs? David Greco answers!

Sponsored by All Stars Helping Kids

Panelists:Vera deVera
Duane Wilson

Recorded on August 20

Ethical storytelling

Storytelling opportunities can engage donors by explaining a CBO's mission, vision, values, and services. At the same time, attempting to tell eye-catching stories can lead nonprofits down a slippery slope of sensationalism and stereotypes. This session by Anita Varma offers a set of ethical principles and practices to help guide nonprofit organizations toward stronger storytelling.

Panelists:Jessica Paz-

Sponsored by Markkula Center of Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University

Recorded on August 27

Virtual events -- you can do it!

Vinney Arora hosts a panel of nonprofit event experts,  including Chris Wilder and Anna Nguyen, to discuss how they braved the new territory of virtual (and creative) events and WON! Or, at least, escaped unscathed! Learn tips and techniques to maximize attendance and engagement and more!

Sponsored by The Arora Collective