Webinars & Training Videos

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




2019 Winter "FCFP Connect" Event

You are invited by The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at FCFP Philanthropy Center (201 West Fourth Street, Williamsport)

Space is limited to 2 guests per organization.

Please call the office to register at (570)321-1500

Join us for one, two, or come to all three sessions!!

1:00-2:30

Grant workshop & Raise the Region

FCFP will present a workshop announcing the upcoming grant opportunities. In addition, the grant application, required materials, application submission, and timelines will be reviewed.

Afterwards, there will be a Raise the Region 2019 information session! Nonprofits residing in Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties are encouraged to attend to learn about the guidelines and NEW registration process, followed by a question and answer session.

3:00-4:00

Educational seminar

You asked for assistance with social media and we are here to help! This educational seminar will provide you with everything you need to know about the most popular social media platforms and how to leverage them for stronger engagement with your supporters.

4:30-5:30

Grant reception

Join us as we welcome new nonprofit leaders to the community and celebrate our grantmaking awards! We will present checks to annual grantees from the foundations designated funds, as well as announce the awards for nonprofits receiving grants from the following: Lindig Lewisburg Foundation Fund, Lycoming Economic Development Foundation Fund, Williamsport Lycoming Community Fund




Live Webinars

Getting Ready for Raise the Region

Wednesday, January 23

1:30pm ET - 2:30pm ET

Learn everything you need to know about Raise the Region, 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 Raise the Region questions and highlighting the resources available to make getting ready for Raise the Region a breeze!

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Social Media Strategies for Raise the Region

Wednesday, January 23

3:00pm ET - 4:00pm ET

You asked for assistance with social media and we are here to help! This educational seminar will provide you with everything you need to know about the most popular social media platforms and how to leverage them for stronger engagement with your supporters.

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Final Steps to Success for Raise the Region

Tuesday, February 19

1:00 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET

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

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Training Videos - Series 101

For organizations in search of the Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region campaign. Perfect for organizations of any size or capacity!


Getting Ready - 15 Min

Interested in participating in Raise the Region? 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 Raise the Region, 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 Raise the Region without exhausting your limited time and resources.

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Creating The Perfect Profile - 20 Min

Your Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region profile, and now it’s time to share it with the world! We’ll cover the many ways your organization can promote Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region and beyond!
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Training Videos - Series 201

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


Goal Setting Strategies - 20 Min

Before you dive into your Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region.

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The Power of P2P Fundraising - 15 Min

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising is a great way to expand your reach on Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region!

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Creative Engagement Ideas - 15 Min

Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region.

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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 Raise the Region! We’ll cover the basics of several popular social media platforms, and how to best leverage them to reach your goals on Raise the Region.

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Scheduling Communications - 20 Min

When preparing for Raise the Region, 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 Raise the Region and beyond!

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Training Videos - Series 301

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


Engaging Your Board - 15 Min

Getting your board on board for Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region.

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Matching Challenges - 15 Min

Matching challenges are an exciting way to motivate your donors to make a greater impact on Raise the Region 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

Raise the Region 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 Raise the Region to create exciting challenges for your supporters.

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Retaining New Donors - 15 Min

After Raise the Region, 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 Raise the Region, 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 Raise the Region 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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