As a nonprofit professional, you know how important it is to stay on top of changing trends, connect with others in your field, and keep your skills sharp. Fortunately, there are a variety of training courses, events, and lectures designed just for nonprofit professionals that cover a wide range of topics.
To get the convenience of attending an event from home without missing out on learning from a variety of professionals, consider attending a nonprofit webinar. Nonprofit webinars and panels are online meetings that allow attendees to connect with one another and learn from influential nonprofit experts from around the world.
Nonprofit webinars are hosted practically every day if you know where to look for them. Some of these events are free and open to the public, while others might have limited seats or even members-only tickets.
To help you find the nonprofit webinar that fits your needs, this article will dive into 15 of the top nonprofit webinars and panels currently hosting events.
If you’re looking for panels with a diverse set of nonprofit professionals that can offer insight into a variety of topics, look no further than NXUnite’s webinar and panel series. NXUnite partners with a wide range of leading nonprofit experts and influencers, allowing their webinars to go into depth on numerous topics including:
- Grant Writing
- Donor Appreciation
- Volunteer Management
- Fiscal Best Practices
- And Many More…
NXUnite has webinars scheduled throughout the entire year, all of which are free and open for anyone to attend. Their easy registration process requires attendees to submit just their email to receive an access link, making it possible to sign up in just seconds.
Plus, if you’re a nonprofit professional ready to share your perspective, NXUnite even provides the opportunity to apply to become a panelist. This ensures their webinars will always be staffed by a diverse range of professional voices who can offer their unique perspective.
Interested in attending a webinar hosted by NXUnite? Check out their collection of upcoming webinars and panels to register, view recorded webinars, and even sign up to be a future panelist.
Bloomerang’s free educational webinar series hosts webinars throughout the year, all of which are recorded in their archive for future viewing. These webinars are recommended for nonprofit staff members and fundraisers alike, though they are open to the public, allowing anyone at any professional level to join.
Bloomerang’s webinars cover a variety of topics, such as:
- Donor Acquisition
- Nonprofit Hiring
To register for a webinar, you’ll just need to share your contact information and a little information about your nonprofit. Or, if you aren’t able to catch a live webinar, you can watch it later through Bloomerang’s archive.
WildApricot has two nonprofit webinar series, both of which are geared towards nonprofit professionals. Their expert webinar series each feature a guest presenter who is an expert in their specific field, while their Targeted Impact series consists of a Q&A styled webinars that are primarily driven by attendees’ questions.
In these webinar series, WildApricot covers a variety of topics, including:
- Membership Growth
- Social Media Member Marketing
- Website Design
Past webinars are available for viewing on WildApricot’s website, and visitors can even download each presentation’s slides for future reference. Provide your name, email address, and information about your organization type to receive instant access.
Explore both of WildApricot’s webinar series to learn more about attracting and cultivating relationships with your nonprofit’s members.
Classy’s webinar series is aimed at nonprofit professionals interested in learning about new innovations in their field. As such, they cover both popular common topics such as #GivingTuesday, as well as niche highly-technical topics that may be more difficult to find comprehensive webinars on.
These technical topics include:
- Modern Philanthropy Trends
- Cryptocurrency Donations
- Psychology of Giving
Classy also hosts many webinars on how to make effective use of their own products. Nonprofits that use the Classy CRM can thus gain extra insight into how to make the most of their software by attending a free webinar.
Registering for an upcoming Classy webinar requires providing relatively little information and can be completed in just a few minutes. However, viewing a past webinar will require filling out a slightly longer survey.
Moz’s SEO learning center contains a variety of resources for all organizations interested in improving their SEO. Their webinars focus on different aspects of SEO, and visitors searching through their archive can organize content by difficulty to find content that matches their technical expertise level.
All Moz webinars cover topics related to SEO, including:
- Analytics and Reporting
- Link Building
- Crawling and Site Audits
Moz also features a variety of articles and video lessons on SEO, allowing visitors to learn in whatever style works best for them.
Browse Moz’s webinar archive by filtering by content category, type, and difficulty level to find the most relevant information on SEO.
DonorSearch has a nonprofit webinar series that keeps up a frequent release schedule with sometimes multiple webinars hosted on the same day. These webinars are hosted by various experts on DonorSearch’s team, such as their client success leaders and technology strategy master.
DonorSearch Webinars cover topics such as:
- Major Gift Prospecting
- Grant Prospecting
- DonorSearch Integrations
Similar to Classy, many of DonorSearch’s webinars are focused on how nonprofits can use DonorSearch to improve their fundraising, making this series useful for DonorSearch clients.
DonorSearch webinars are only available for those who sign up and attend the live session. However, DonorSearch also has their Masterminds Webcast series, a selection of recorded videos featuring special guests discussing a variety of philanthropy-related topics.
Firespring partners with a variety of other organizations in the digital marketing space to present webinars on marketing strategy, culture building, and social impact. These webinars promise tips to help nonprofits elevate their brands and fulfill their missions by covering topics such as:
- Year-End Giving
- Marketing Automation
- Nonprofit Website Design
Participants who register for a webinar can sometimes also opt-in to receive additional educational resources from Nonprofit Hub and the organization sponsoring the webinar.
Firespring only allows easy access to upcoming webinars. Sign up for a webinar in advance to attend the live session.
TechSoup hosts nonprofit webinars and online events that can see over 1,000 attendees per session. These events are hosted by a variety of professionals from organizations related to faith-based fundraising, digital privacy, grant management, and more.
Sign up for a TechSoup webinar to learn more about topics like:
- Grant Writing
- Data Security
- Creating Online Graphics
To attend a TechSoup webinar, you will need to create an account with their website. Be sure to do so ahead of time to make the registration process as easy as possible.
TechSoup records all of their webinars, and their archive can be viewed on the same page as their upcoming events. To view a past recording, visitors can simply click on the webinar that interests them and begin watching.
Keela’s free webinar series presents monthly educational webinars, often hosted alongside their various partners in the nonprofit sector. As these sessions are only hosted once a month, attendees will only be able to view upcoming webinars for the next two months.
When attending a Keela webinar, participants can learn about topics like:
- Inclusive Decision Making
- Email Marketing
- Online Raffles
Keela also hosts webinars on their own software, integrations, and new feature rollouts, making their webinar series a useful resource for their own clients.
Keela has an extensive library of webinars they’ve hosted over the past few years, providing visitors with a variety of Keela resources to view between monthly webinars.
Auctria hosts webinars for nonprofit professionals about auctions, fundraising best practices, and how to make the best use of Auctria’s website. These webinars are also often hosted in parts, allowing attendees to learn about extensive topics in more manageable sections over the course of several days.
Auctria covers auction-related topics, such as:
- Procuring Specific Auction Items
- Event Marketing
- Event Fundraising Strategies
Auctria webinars are hosted by a variety of their staff and other qualified guests with years of experience hosting nonprofit auctions.
View past Auctria webinars on their website. You can even scroll through each presentation’s slides while viewing the recording, allowing visitors to easily follow along or just look through a webinar’s notes.
11. Nonprofit Hub
Nonprofit Hub’s webinar series covers trending topics in the nonprofit sector, such as the latest research and new fundraising best practices. For those interested, Nonprofit Hub also hosts in-person events and workshops, including their annual Cause Camp.
By attending a Nonprofit Hub webinar, you can learn about topics like:
- Capital Campaign Planning
- Overhead Management
- Google Ad Grant Management
Nonprofit Hub’s webinars are hosted in partnership with a variety of experts in the nonprofit sector, bringing a diverse range of opinions to their panels.
Explore past Nonprofit Hub webinars from their regularly updated list of on-demand webinars.
12. Nonprofit Quarterly
Nonprofit Quarterly’s nonprofit webinar series covers hard-hitting topics related to ongoing conversations in the nonprofit sector, such as equity, advocacy, and combatting disinformation. These monthly webinars are hosted by a variety of panelists, providing a diverse range of speakers on each topic.
Attend a Nonprofit Quarterly webinar to learn more about subjects like:
- Community Advocacy
- Racial Justice
- Tech Policies and Management
Nonprofit Quarterly’s current webinar series, Remaking the Economy, focuses heavily on topics of injustice, equality, and wealth distribution. If your nonprofit deals with causes related to any of these topics, consider attending a Nonprofit Quarterly webinar.
All of Nonprofit Quarterly’s past webinars are hosted on their website, dating back to their earliest webinar hosted in 2012.
13. Nonprofit Learning Lab
True to their name, the Nonprofit Learning Lab hosts a variety of resources, including their ongoing free webinar series that covers topics about nonprofit IT, diversity, and fundraising. The Nonprofit Learning Lab hosts a variety of webinars each month, covering a wide range of topics, such as:
- Internal Communication Best Practices
- IT Security Tools
- Inclusive Leadership
In addition to signing up for a webinar, attendees can also purchase a Nonprofit Learning Lab membership to get access to all of their workshops and resources.
To download and view past webinars, visitors will need to complete a brief information form on the Nonprofit Learning Lab’s website.
DipJar’s nonprofit webinars are hosted in partnership with NXUnite, combining the resources of both organizations to present high-quality webinars on a variety of topics. These panels are held semi-infrequently, so be sure to check in on DipJar and NXUnite’s websites to see when the next webinar is planned.
DipJar’s webinars cover key nonprofit topics such as:
- Social Media Strategies
- Strategic Planning
- Legacy Giving
To attend a DipJar webinar, sign up through NXUnite.
Browse DipJar’s past webinars and review slides from previous presentations free on their website.
Achieve offers nonprofit webinars hosted by a variety of experts in the nonprofit sector. You can stay up to date with the most recent news about upcoming events and webinars by subscribing to Achieve’s mailing list.
With Achieve’s webinars you can learn about topics like:
- Annual Reports
- Donor Engagement
- Peer-to-Peer Campaigns
Achieve’s webinars are hosted on a monthly basis, so be sure to subscribe to their mailing list to stay informed when the next webinar is scheduled.
Achieve’s past nonprofit webinars are hosted on their website for easy viewing, and visitors can even download the slides for each presentation without needing to give out their contact information.