Webinars & Training Videos

Webinars and training videos are a great way to learn more about 401Gives campaign strategies, and put your organization on the path to success! Join us for a live webinar with your 401Gives 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

Open House for New(ish) Nonprofits

Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10-11am

What is 401Gives? How does my nonprofit get involved? I’m new to my nonprofit, please tell me details! All you need to know about 401Gives either as a new registering nonprofit, new staff member, or you just want a refresher on the logistics!

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Office Hours

January 18, 3-4pm

February 10, 11am-12pm

February 24, 1:30-2:30pm

March 11, 11am-12pm

The office hours are open and informal Zoom calls where you can pop on for a few minutes or stay the whole hour to have your 401Gives questions answered brainstorm some ideas with 401Gives staff or other nonprofits. You can also email 401Gives@unitedwayri.org to set up a separate meeting to discuss your 401Gives fundraising strategy. Zoom link and passcode was in 401Gives newsletter or email 401Gives@unitedwayri.org


401Gives LOGISTICS
Navigating Your 401Gives Dashboard

Wednesday, January 19 - 10am

Come learn all about your nonprofit’s dashboard with GiveGab. Including adding administrators (different levels), downloading reports, adding gift levels, pictures, stories and videos; adding and sending emails to Peer-to-Peer fundraisers, thank you’s, looking up donors, receiving matching, and so much more.

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Nonprofit Panel - Small

Wednesday, January 26, 10-11am.

Come hear from successful small nonprofits (under $500K budget) Scheduled to speak: Audubon Society of RI, Alliance of RI Southeast Asians (ARISE), Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center and Young Voices. Email your questions for the panel by 1/21/2022 to 401Gives@unitedwayri.org.

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401Gives MARKETING and ENGAGEMENT BOOTCAMP – PROVIDENCE

Tuesday, February 1, 4 - 6:30pm

Located at the CIC Providence, 25 Dyer Street, Providence, RI 02903. Light refreshments served.

Learn tricks and tips about engaging your audience and recruiting new donors via storytelling, social media and more. Guest speakers include Rob Hancock, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, United Way of Rhode Island and Ray Nuñez from Nuñez, the People’s Agency

Please RSVP for in-person OR virtual (if you change preferences, that is fine, we just need a head count):

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401Gives MARKETING and ENGAGEMENT BOOTCAMP – Aquidneck Island

Tuesday, February 3, 4 - 6:30pm

Child and Family Middletown, 31 John Clarke Road, Middletown, RI 02842. Light refreshments served.

Learn tricks and tips about engaging your audience and recruiting new donors via storytelling, social media and more. Guest speakers include Rob Hancock, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, United Way of Rhode Island and Ray Nuñez from Nuñez, the People’s Agency

Please RSVP for in-person OR virtual (if you change preferences, that is fine, we just need a head count):

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Peer to Peer (P2P) Fundraising for the FUNDRAISERS

Virtual: Wednesday February 9th

4:30-5:30 pm

This session is for nonprofits to invite their potential Peer to Peer Fundraisings and show them how to set up a P2P fundraising page, how to market their fundraising page, sending emails, thanks you, the P2P toolkit, etc. Nonprofits that have P2P fundraisers raised 3.9X more in 2021.

Email template to invite your fundraisers

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Nonprofits Panel - Large

Tuesday, February 15, 2-3pm

Come hear from successful large nonprofits (under $1M budget) Scheduled to speak: Foster Forward, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, School One, The Haitian Project and the Gamm Theatre. Email your questions for the panel to Jenn by 2/1/2022 to 401Gives@unitedwayri.org

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Engagement and Goals Session:

Tuesday, February 22, 8-9:30am

Learn how to set and work your goals; engage your board, volunteers, staff, and the community.

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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 401Gives.

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 401Gives 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 401Gives.

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 401Gives, 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!

Learn about best practices and the most important elements to consider when creating a plan to engage your donors and supporters virtually.