Nonprofit Listening Session Recordings & Resources
Currently, the CFNRV offers a mix of in-person and Zoom sessions for our Third Thursday gatherings and other workshops. On this nonprofit resource page, you can find the recordings of Zoom sessions along with any accompanying presentation materials. For information on upcoming events, please visit the CFNRV’s event page.
August: 2023 Event Planning
In this August 2023 Third Thursday session, we shared advice and tips for planning events, including what to consider when holding a fundraising event as well as events where fundraising is not the main objective. Special guest Ginny Ayers from Literacy Volunteers of the NRV joined us to share about her experience with events.
July: Building an Annual Giving Campaign
Learn about the steps to building a successful annual giving campaign for your nonprofit organization. Lead by Ann Bolton, Virginia Tech’s director of annual giving, you’ll learn about the importance of annual giving, how to build a foundation of donors, how to create a schedule that makes sense for your organization, and how to incorporate a giving day event into your planning. Ann shares how small, consistent efforts throughout the year can pay off in the long run.
2021 Listening Sessions & Workshops
Handout: Don’t Wait on Inflation
Handout: Know your IRA Options
2020 Listening Sessions & Workshops
October 2020: Engagement and Collaboration in a Virtual Setting
Jeff Dinger with Giles FOCUS, Tina King, Executive Director of NRV Agency on Aging, Kim Thomason, Western Regional Manager for Child Care Aware and Dr. Robin Lemaire, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy on engagement and collaboration in a virtual setting.
May 2020: Message and Fundraising Considerations for Nonprofits
Sarah Milston, CEO of The Spark Mill on Messaging and Fundraising Considerations for Nonprofits