Trainings 2018


GiveGab webinar on Donations, Leaderboards, Prizes and Matches
There is a lot going on during Valley Gives day. This webinar will help organizations better understand how donations are made and tracked; what leadersboard indicate and where to find them; how to find prize information; and how matches work… and more. Join GiveGab staff for a session that will help you understand how best to use the Valley Gives platform and to be able to explain it to donors or volunteers
TIME: April 23 from 1:30-2:30 pm
This webinar will be recorded and posted on this page.


GiveGab Orientation webinar – March 26, 2018
With the transition from Kimbia web platform to the GiveGab platform, Valley Gives is offering an orientation webinar to all participating organizations.
When: Mon. March 26, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:30 am

***Mandatory Orientation on Kimbia***
All organizations participating in Valley Gives 2018 are required to participate in or watch at least one orientation session. For those not able to attend the in-person orientation, watching the webinar (recorded) is mandatory.
Presenter: Michael DeChiara, Senior Program Officer, Community Foundation
This is a recorded webinar; you may watch at anytime. Watch webinar here.


Join us for workshops and trainings that help you navigate the mechanics of the giving day and support you to make the most of your fundraising efforts.

Managing a Peer Fundraising Campaign
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Communicating Your Impact
Nothing communicates impact like a clear brand. Your brand is not a logo. It is a promise you make to the people you serve. It is a clear statement of how you help. Your brand invites your audience to understand, know, remember, refer, and choose you, and then choose you again.
Presenter: Mitch Anthony, Consultant, Clarity
Videos and Handouts

Making the Ask
Presenter: Jenn Hayslett, Jenn Hayslett Coaching & Consulting
Videos and Handouts

Social Media
If you are new to Valley Gives or looking for new ideas, this workshop is for you. Prepare to engage your donors leading up to and during Valley Gives. Explore strategies for reaching out to build new relationships and cultivate those with people who already care about your cause. Discuss strategic use of email, FaceBook, Instagram and FaceBook Live. Learn about ways to connect to Kimbia for Valley Gives and to your website/FaceBook page the rest of the year. Workshop will focus on the importance of storytelling and relationship building.
Presenter: John Haydon
Videos and Handouts

Mechanics of Prizes and Donations
Date/Time: April 2018 (to be determined)
Presenter: Michael DeChiara, Senior Program Officer, Community Foundation
Location: webinar
Registration not open.