Training and Educational Resources for Charities
At CanadaHelps, we have a passion for building capacity and strengthening the charitable sector, and especially leveling the playing field by eliminating differences in access to learning, services and tools between small and big charities. We do that through offering free charity training webinars and affordable online education to help charities learn more about donor acquisition and retention, email marketing, social media for nonprofits and other important topics relating to technology and fundraising in the charitable sector.
End-to-end Online Donor Acquisition & Retention Course
As the digital landscape continues to change and evolve, it is paramount for charities to improve their digital skills and develop strategies for building online donations. Learn proven donor acquistion and retention techniques taught by digital marketing experts in our easy-to-understand, beginner and intermediate level course. In developing this value-packed course, we worked with recognized experts in the field to provide you with the best and most current training content available.
CanadaHelps Charity Account How-to Videos
Learn how to make the most of your CanadaHelps charity account: create a compelling charity profile page with photos and videos, attract new donors using campaign pages, use our peer-to-peer social fundraising tools, embed your customizable page into your website, and more. Watch How-to Videos
Free Educational Webinars and White Papers
Learn how to grow your charity’s donations and fundraise more effectively. Download your free educational white papers today.
Watch our free webinars such as Holiday Fundraising: 30 Tips for Campaign Success, Strategies for Renewing First-time Donor Support, and Key Steps for Building a Major Gifts Program, all available on our CanadaHelps Vimeo channel.
Learn How to Grow Your Monthly Donors
Cultivating relationships with donors who are already connected to your cause by asking them to make smaller, ongoing gifts means more money for your organization today, and a strong list of prospects for upgraded and larger gifts in the future.
Creating a Communications Plan that Works
A great communications plan is a necessary means to generating results for your organization. It’s a high-level document to help steer your marketing so your organization can take branding and fundraising to a new level. Learn how to create one that works.
How to Add a Charitable Gift to the CanadaHelps Gift Guide
Donors can browse the Gift Guide to discover and purchase essential items for those in need, and then dedicate their gifts to a loved one! Gifts can be anything from a specific item to the outcome of a donation. Watch this video to learn how to feature a gift today!
Securities Donations: A 20 Minute Crash Course
Donations of securities are one of the most tax-smart ways to make charitable donations in Canada. Since 2007, we have been successfully helping our charities accept donations of publicly traded securities and mutual funds. Get your program set-up to get more gifts this year!
Learn to Engage Your Board of Directors
The role of the board in fundraising is often a touchy topic. Discover the source of the tension – from both sides of the coin. Learn how to engage your organization’s board of directors and strengthen their role as part of a highly functioning development team.
Peer-to-peer Fundraising: It’s Easier than You Think!
Launching a P2P walk, run or “thon” is an opportunity to acquire new donors, raise significant funds, and deepen your relationships with your supporters. See how easy it is to launch and run your event with our powerful new solution, and gain tips for making your event a success.
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