Webinars & Training Videos

Webinars and training videos are a great way to learn more about Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives campaign strategies, and put your organization on the path to success! Join us for a live webinar with your Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives team, or check out the pre-recorded training videos designed to help you learn more about specific topics of all levels. No matter the size and shape of your organization, we've got the tools to help you succeed!



Live Webinars

Getting Ready for Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives

February 22

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MT

Learn everything you need to know about your Giving Day, including how to register your organization for the big event and the features available to make your organization as successful as possible. We’ll conclude by answering any of your Giving Day questions and highlighting the resources available to make getting ready for the Giving Day a breeze!

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Get your board on board: P2P, Matches and Challenges

March 1

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. MT

Getting your board on board for Giving Day can be a pivotal step in your overall giving day success. In this training course, we’ll cover strategies, tools and best practices for engaging with your board before, during, and after Giving Day.

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Leveraging Peer-to-Peer Fundraising during your Giving Day

March 3, 2021

12:00PM MT

Susannah Taylor from READ 718 (#BrooklynGives), Holly West from Friends of Mascoma Foundation (NH Gives) and Lillie Kneeland from Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas (The Big Give SA) are co-hosted a panel that discussed their experiences with Peer-to-Peer fundraising during their Giving Days. They talked about strategies for building a strong team of fundraisers and attract new donors and engagement. Whether this is your first time thinking about using Peer-to-Peer fundraising or you are a seasoned expert you'll walk away with lots of helpful information and fun insights.

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Goal Setting Strategies

March 8

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MT

Before you dive into your Giving Day campaign, take the time to assess your goals! In this training course we’ll share the importance of setting clear goals as well as best practices and strategies for how you can make the most out of Giving Day.

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Tools to Make the Most of your Giving Day

March 15

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MT

During this presentation, the GiveGab team will highlight some key platform features that you can take advantage of do make the most of your giving day campaign. We’ll cover topics like P2P Fundraising, Matches and Challenges, Embeddable Donation Widget, Support Areas, and other engagement opportunities.

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Hone Your Nonprofit Story

March 22

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. MT

Muddled storytelling often gets in the way of fundraising efforts. Join storyteller and story coach Marc Moss, Executive Director of Tell Us Something to hone your nonprofit story. This workshop is interactive. Learn storytelling tips and tricks in this one-of-a-kind workshop. Note that there will be preparational materials sent to attendees one week before the workshop to help you prepare to hone your stories.


Effective Digital Advertising on a Small Budget

March 29

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. MT

Think like a customer and map the customer journey. Set goals and measurements for success. Align with the right solutions with understanding of digital products and test creative/messaging. Review monthly analytics for campaign improvement and plan ahead.

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Maximizing Impact Through Matches and Challenges During Your Giving Day

March 31

12:00 p.m. MT

Join GiveGab for a panel discussion with organizations who found great success in leveraging Matches and Challenges during their Giving Day. You'll hear from fundraising professionals at GRACE Marketplace, a participant in The Amazing Give, Mattingly Edge, a participant in Give For Good Louisville, and CATCH, who has participated in both Avenues for Hope and Idaho Gives. In this session, you'll learn strategies for securing and stewarding matching donors, as well as tips and tricks for maximizing engagement with your matching gifts. Whether this is your first time thinking about using Matches and Challenges for your day, or you are a seasoned expert, you'll walk away with lots of helpful information and fun insights. Come prepared with any and all of your questions for our panelists, and we look forward to seeing you there!

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Creative Virtual Engagement

April 5

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MT

Though today’s circumstances make it difficult to be together in person, an effective alternative is engaging virtually. Events, even if they are virtual, are still a great way to energize your supporters around the giving day. Join us as we share best practices and discuss the most important elements to consider when creating a plan to engage your donors and supporters virtually.

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Final Steps to Success for Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives

April 12

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MT

With only a few weeks until The Giving Day, there’s still plenty of time to make sure your campaign is ready to go. In this webinar we’ll go over last minute tips and best practices to engage with your supporters and increase your success . The Giving Day team will also be available to answer any and all of your last minute questions.

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Giving Day Training Videos

Learn how to complete all of the components of your profile to create an engaging experience for your supporters.

Looking for more information to help you craft your perfect profile? Check out the resources below!

Watch this video to learn how to meet your donors where they are, and help them become vested in your mission through successful storytelling.

Looking for more information to help you tell your giving day story? Check out the resources below!

Communicating goals internally and externally can have a direct impact on your results. Check out this video to learn about how to set yourself up for success by planning out your unique goals for Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives.

Looking for more information to help you set and communicate your goals for the big day? Check out the resources below!

Having your board, 'on board' for Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives can strengthen your network of both support and outreach. Here are some ways to effectively engage board members in the day at varying capacities!

Learn all about this effective online fundraising strategy, and view some quick how-to videos to get started with GiveGab’s P2P Fundraising tool.

Looking for more information on getting started with P2P Fundraising? Check out the trainings below!

Leverage social media to increase your online presence and audience engagement during Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives.

Looking for more information to help you spread the word on social media? Check out the resources below!

Dollars can go a lot further when leveraged as Matches and Challenges. Learn what these gifts are, how they function in GiveGab, and gain some unique strategies to successfully gamify your day with these larger donations!

Looking for more information on creating and leveraging match and challenge opportunities? Check out the resources below!

Learn what information is available to you after Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives, and how you can use it to build on existing and newly-created relationships with your organization.

Looking for more information on donor stewardship after the big day? Check out the resources below!