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April 12: Donation & Landing Page Certification Workshop

April 12: Donation & Landing Page
Certification Workshop

Net2van friend Brady Josephson is bringing a Donation & Landing Page Certification Workshop to Vancouver!If you’re wanting to raise more money online, asked if your donation page is good or could be better, or wondered how you can grow your email list then this workshop is for you. Through this full-day workshop, you will…

  • Know how to craft, implement, and optimize the 3 essential types of donation pages
  • Be able to create a high converting landing page for email acquisition offers to grow your email list
  • Get a workshop binder with notes to take home and reference
  • Have the chance to get your donation and landing pages optimized by the workshop instructors
  • Learn what other nonprofit fundraisers and digital marketers are doing, struggling, having success, etc.
  • Receive a NextAfter certification seal
  • Be eligible for 4 CFRE points/credits

What makes these workshops unique is that every single idea you’ll hear has been tested and proven with major nonprofit organizations, and is backed up by data and research from our library of over 1,300 experiments. You can learn more at bit.ly/vancouver-workshop and be sure to use the discount code NET2VAN to save $100.

Nonprofit Tech Trends for Vancouver Nonprofits

Where should nonprofits focus their attention in 2019?

Net2van’s January meetup was a smörgåsbord sampler of #Tech4Good trends. This fast-paced evening of Ignite-style 5 minute mini-presentations shared the trends, tools, and techniques charities should explore to create more impact.

Rob Cottingham – Trust as the Killer App in the Age of Fake

Brady Josephson – Third Party Giving

 

Kyle Thom – Video and Chat Tools to Advance Your Engagement Cycle

 

Shoni Field – Blurring of the Lines Between Phone and Online; Getting Serious About Digital Lead Generation

 

Jeff Harrison – AI and Machine Learning Trends for Nonprofits

 

Jessica Macleod – How to Effectively Use Instagram Stories

 

Matthew Pattinson – Uncovering Big Ideas That Matter With the Lean Canvas

 

Daryl Hatton – the Market Shift From Major Donations to Micro-Donations and From Macro-Projects to Micro-Projects

 

Ash Kumar – Explore Micro-Communities in 2019

Digital Skills for Youth – Internship Program

Is your organization interest in hosting an internship focused on  using and/or gaining ICT skills/knowledge in a professional work environment? Then check out the Vancouver Community Network internship program

Intern salaries are matched to $12,000 and administered by the Vancouver Community Network (VCN) under the federally-funded DS4Y program. 

There is an additional $3000 accessible to each intern to pay for upskilling and learning new tech skills (online or in-person).

Registrations can begin immediately and intakes will be ongoing as we work to fill 160 positions across Western Canada over the next two years.

Digital Skills for Youth – Internship Program

Get details on eligibility.

Digital Fundraising Events From Net2van

What’s that in the air? It’s the smell of #Tech4Good!

CRM for Nonprofits – September 11

NetSquared Vancouver is really excited to bring you a trio of workshops this fall that focus on digital fundraising.

All the events are free, so RSVP now. And if you’re into podcasts subscribe to our feed of presenter recordings.

September 11: CRMs for Nonprofits – Abandoning Excel for a grown-up CRM

RSVP for this free event.

It can be difficult for smaller organizations to follow expert advice and best practices for adopting and optimizing supporter relationships with a customer relationship management (CRM) platform, like Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, Netsuite, NationBuilder or Keela.

When is the right moment to make the leap from a spreadsheet or ad hoc system to a CRM solution? And, which platform is the right fit for your organization?

This session features on-stage interviews with people who have confronted all sides of the CRM question: from within orgs and as consultants to them. Attendees will gain wisdom about when to adopt a CRM and what questions to ask to make the right infrastructure decisions for their organizations.

October 10: Donor Retention Best Practices

RSVP for this free event.

A strong fundraising program is an essential part of building a thriving non-profit. But when you have a small team and limited resources it can be hard to know where to focus.

In this presentation, Fawkes + Holly will offer research and experience on how to retain the donors you’ve worked so hard to acquire. You’ll leave the sessions feeling encouraged, equipped and armed with practical tools you can start implementing first thing Monday morning.

November 6: How to Maximize Data to Enhance Your Fundraising Programs and Campaigns

RSVP for this free event.

In this session, campaigners and fundraisers from any size organization will learn to use big data in a way they haven’t before. They will learn how to better target their messaging to influence people within their organization’s community to encourage them to give a gift or volunteer.

Whether through a direct mail appeal, cross fundraising approach or a face to face ask, data can help.

SPECIAL GUEST PRESENTER FROM TORONTO!
Allen Davidov is Director of Business Development at Environics Analytics in the not-for-profit practice. With nearly twenty years of experience, he is responsible for helping charities and foundations apply EA’s products and services to attract and retain donors, corporate partners and volunteers. Prior to joining EA, Allen successfully led marketing, annual giving, leadership giving and event initiatives at a number of organizations, including Sinai Health Foundation, Habitat for Humanity GTA, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, St. John’s Rehab Hospital Foundation at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and North York General Hospital Foundation.

Got a nonprofit tech event that should be in the next newsletter? Let us know! Tweet at us using the hashtag #net2van.

JOBS AND VOLUNTEER POSTINGS

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If you have a job to share tweet to @net2van or post to our post on the meetup discussion board.
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Volunteer Futures Symposium 2018 | Conference for Volunteers, Non-profits & Charities!

Join BCACG & Volunteer BC – at VOLUNTEER FUTURES SYMPOSIUM 2018 Annual Training Event for Volunteers, Non-Profits & Charities.

Low-cost event known for its inspiring keynote addresses, practical workshops and relevant sessions with plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues and volunteers from across BC.  

Everyone welcome! Anyone wanting to learn more about volunteerism and non-profit/charities sector can attend. Sign language interpreters are available making this event accessible for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Topics: Digital Youth Engagement, Volunteer Management, Crowdfunding, Community Gaming Grants & more.

Keynote: Kris Archie, The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

Date: October 3 & 4, 2018
Location: Executive Airport Plaza Hotel, Richmond, BC
Fees: $225 (Member)/$325 (Non-member)

Registration fees include: All sessions, breakfast, lunch, coffee & refreshments.

For more info: Event Details

Get Google AdWords help from RED Academy

Did you know that Google gives nonprofits $10,000 in free Google AdWords credits every month?  It’s a hugely valuable resource to help drive traffic to your website, but administering your account can be tricky, especially at first.
Luckily our friends at RED Academy want to connect their marketing students with local nonprofits to help set up and administer a sustainable set of AdWords campaigns for your organization.
If you’re interested apply at https://goo.gl/forms/gYIVGM92G6K1zTt12
Chris (RED Academy) and Eli (net2van)

Rose Charities 20th Anniversary Weekend Conference

Our friends at Rose Charities invite Net2van members to attend their upcoming conference.

As you can see, they have some wonderful keynote speakers with lots​ of experience.

​​​Plus ​Saturday afternoon, there will be four ​interactive ​workshops:

  • Fundraising: Making the Heart-Head-Wallet Connection –  Joy Hayden
  • Leveraging Social Media – John Hamilton, Blackbaud
  • ​How do we know we’re making a Difference?​ – Dr. Andrew Macnab           ​
  • Cultural Competency in a Multicultural World – Morgan Wienberg,​ Dr Diana Carter

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ROSE CHARITIES 20TH ANNIVERSARY  WEEKEND CONFERENCE AND PROJECT FORUM:   

           Saturday  21ST and Sunday 22ND APRIL 2018 Vancouver

INVITATION

 

We at Rose Charities Canada would like to invite you (and parters / friends ),  to all or any  of our Rose Charities Anniversary events (see below) for  the weekend of Sat/Sun 21st/22nd April 2018.  Some are free, some require registration/payment   We are very proud of our track record and would love to share our celebrations with you as well as appreciating any thoughts, ideas or discussion you might like to contribute to the networking sessions.

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Saturday 21st April 2018:   CONFERENCE:  Executive Hotel Vintage Park. 1379 Howe St: Corner Pacific Blvd. 9.30am – 4.30pm.   Registration please at www.rosecanada.info/conference  $25 registration fee which includes lunch and afternoon tea.   Parking available, access from alley behind hotel

MAINTAINING COMPASSION IN A FRACTURED WORLD’     Keynote guest speakers. Peter Robinson (Ex CEO David Suzuki Foundation and M.E.C.) / Morgan Wienberg (Founder Little Footprints Big Steps, Haiti)

Conference will include other individual and panel speakers from Rose programs in Afghanistan, Nepal, Uganda as well as workshops on project development, operational and support issues.    Lunch is provided (covered in the $25 registration)

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Sunday 22n April  2018 (afternoon) :  PROJECT PRESENTATION FORUM:  Olympic Village Community Center. Athletes Way,  S.E. False Creek. (Parking below)   12.30-4.30pm  Finger-food lunch provided.    Admission free. Registration at door.

HELP AROUND THE WORLD:  IDEAS, PROGRAMS AND SUSTAINING THE MOMENTUM : A project presentation forum with discussion.

The program will include panels on Health, Safe Motherhood/Birthing, Health, and Community Programs (micro-credit, youth, aged, youth, disability etc) which will involve experienced Rose Charities and partner organizers and founders of effective programs from four continents.

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Sunday 22nd Evening:     ROSE CHARITIES 20TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER.   Floata Seafood Restaurant, 180 Keefer Street, Chinatown     6pm -8pm (parking available below restaurant:  Food appx  $40 (pay when there does not included drinks) in advance or at the door .  Relaxed-casual-formal and..

..Will include  ‘open stage’ for words, presentations etc. .. please..   and  awarding of Charity-Rose Awards for 2016 and 2017.    20 years family dinner of the ‘Rose Family’ . Please let us know if you might  like to come to this so we get an approximate  idea of numbers.

Hope you can join !   ..   Best wishes..   Will Grut MD,    Rose Charities Canada.

 

Two Free Nonprofit Accounting and Quickbooks Workshops

🎶la la la wait till i get my money right 🎤

Where’s your nonprofit’s money at? NetSquared Vancouver wants to help!

We have two FREE nonprofit accounting events coming up:

Kanye wants you to RSVP.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E58qLXBfLrs

Net2van webinars March 6

Event preview: How Delivering Webinars Can Benefit Your Mission​


Our March 6 NetSquared Vancouver meetup will be co-hosted by Tonya Hyde​, Professional Development Coordinator with Engineers and Geoscientists BC and Chad Leaman​ of the Neil Squire Society.

RSVP for free at https://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/245927418/

Tonya answers common questions like:

  • What are the top two ways nonprofits can use webinars as part of their programs?
  • What questions should you consider when choosing your webinar platform?
  • What are the top two ways nonprofits can use webinars as part of their programs?