Trainings & Videos

The Community Foundation of Louisville and our partner for nonprofit support, the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, are pleased to offer training and support to help you make the most of your giving day experience.

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Training Sessions

Give For Good Louisville Basics

Tuesday, June 5

9:00 - 10:00 AM & 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Community Foundation of Louisville

Is your organization or key staff new to Give For Good Louisville? Then this training session is for you! Learn what you need to know about the giving day including what it is, how it works, and what to expect. You will also learn how to get registered and the steps to take to be as successful as possible. We’ll conclude by highlighting the resources to make getting ready for Give For Good Louisville a breeze and answering any of your questions.

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Final Steps to Success

Thursday, August 16

9:00 - 10:00 AM & 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Community Foundation of Louisville

With only a few weeks until Give For Good Louisville, there’s still plenty of time to make sure your giving day campaign is ready to go. In this training session, we’ll review last minute tips and best practices to engage with your supporters and be successful on Give For Good Louisville Day. Our team will also be available to answer any and all of your last minute questions.

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Nonprofit Training Camp

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Tuesday, July 24

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Muhammad Ali Center

The Community Foundation of Louisville is committed to building nonprofit capacity so we are pleased to offer this Nonprofit Training Camp featuring top practitioners in their fields sharing best-in-class techniques that will help organizations be successful on the giving day and all year long. This one-day conference, a $375 value, is offered at no additional charge to nonprofits registered to participate in Give For Good Louisville. The day will feature speakers with expertise in areas like donor engagement, storytelling, social media, live-streaming as well as representatives from GiveGab. We’ll conclude with a social hour to celebrate what we will accomplish together through Give For Good Louisville. Organizations may register up to two representatives to attend, but due to limited space and demand, may only be able to send one attendee.

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Training Videos - Series 101

For organizations in search of the Give For Good Louisville essentials, look no further! Our 101 Level Training Videos will highlight some of the most important steps every organization should take to prepare for a successful Give For Good Louisville campaign. Perfect for organizations of any size or capacity!


Getting Ready - 15 Min

Interested in participating in Give For Good Louisville? We'll cover the benefits of participating in a giving day and how to sign up your organization to be a part of the fun! We’ll also point you towards other tools and resources available to make your giving day as successful as possible.

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Giving Day Basics - 20 Min

Are you excited about participating in Give For Good Louisville, but not sure where to start or what to prioritize? This training course will highlight the five essential steps to ensuring your organization has a strong showing on Give For Good Louisville without exhausting your limited time and resources.

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Creating The Perfect Profile - 20 Min

Your Give For Good Louisville profile is the first thing your donors will see during the big event. This training course will show you how to create and customize an engaging Give For Good Louisville profile that will entice potential supporters and successfully highlight your organization’s unique stories.

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Telling Your Story - 20 Min

Storytelling goes beyond your organization’s overall mission, and allows potential supporters to connect with your work and feel like they can make a difference. We’ll share our best practices for telling engaging stories to make your donors feel like the champions they are.

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Spreading The Word - 30 Min

You’ve completed your Give For Good Louisville profile, and now it’s time to share it with the world! We’ll cover the many ways your organization can promote Give For Good Louisville across multiple platforms as well as best best practices for creating action driven content for your supporters.

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Thanking Your Donors - 20 Min

After your success on Give For Good Louisville it’s time to thank the supporters who helped you reach your goals. In this training course we’ll cover how to thank all of your donors effectively and share tips, strategies, and best practices for donor stewardship success on Give For Good Louisville and beyond!
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Training Videos - Series 201

Take your Give For Good Louisville campaign to the next level! In our 201 Level Training Videos we'll highlight ways in which your organization can run a successful Give For Good Louisville campaign through more specific strategies and best practices.


Goal Setting Strategies - 20 Min

Before you dive into your Give For Good Louisville 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 Give For Good Louisville.

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The Power of P2P Fundraising - 15 Min

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising is a great way to expand your reach on Give For Good Louisville by utilizing your most passionate supporters to share their stories and fundraise on behalf of your organization. In this training course we'll cover everything you need to know about recruiting and empowering fundraisers for Give For Good Louisville!

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Creative Engagement Ideas - 15 Min

Give For Good Louisville is the perfect opportunity to engage your supporters both online and off! We'll share nonprofit best practices and creative ways to engage and excite your supporters and your community on Give For Good Louisville.

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Social Media Strategies - 30 Min

Social media is a great way to engage with your supporters and get them excited about Give For Good Louisville! We’ll cover the basics of several popular social media platforms, and how to best leverage them to reach your goals on Give For Good Louisville.

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Scheduling Communications - 20 Min

When preparing for Give For Good Louisville, your communications with supporters can play an enormous role in your overall success. We’ll cover supporter communication best practices and highlight tools your organization can use for more efficient and effective online engagement.

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A Picture Tells A Thousand Words - 25 Min

Images have the power to tell stories and evoke emotion in your supporters and potential donors. In this training course we’ll go over the impact images can have on your supporters, and how to improve your online engagement during Give For Good Louisville and beyond!

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Training Videos - Series 301

For the Giving Day gurus interested in getting the most out of your Give For Good Louisville experience. Our 301 Level Training Videos will highlight best practices and strategies for stronger engagement on Give For Good Louisville and beyond!


Engaging Your Board - 15 Min

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

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Matching Challenges - 15 Min

Matching challenges are an exciting way to motivate your donors to make a greater impact on Give For Good Louisville and beyond! In this training course we’ll cover best practices for finding sponsors and how to utilize your matching dollars for maximum engagement.

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Gamifying Your Giving Day - 10 Min

Give For Good Louisville is the perfect opportunity to have a little fun with your supporters while motivating them to have a greater impact on your organization. In this training course, we’ll cover how you can utilize the momentum of Give For Good Louisville to create exciting challenges for your supporters.

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Retaining New Donors - 15 Min

After Give For Good Louisville, it's important to celebrate your new supporters, and start building your new relationships. In this training course we’ll cover strategies and best practices for retaining your new donors through engaging opportunities within your organization and beyond.

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Building Better Relationships - 20 Min

After Give For Good Louisville, it’s time to steward your donors and acknowledge their generous support. In this training course, we’ll cover stewardship best practices and strategies for building stronger and longer lasting relationships with your supporters.

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GiveGab After Your Giving Day - 20 Min

Learn about GiveGab, your Give For Good Louisville tech partner, and the nonprofit fundraising and supporter engagement tools available to your organization year round! We’ll give an overview of some of our most popular features and pricing plans on GiveGab.

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