Webinars & Training Videos

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

Getting Ready for Give Big CHQ

Monday, March 11

2:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

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

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Final Steps to Success for Give Big CHQ

Tuesday, May 14

2:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

With only a few weeks until Give Big CHQ, there’s still plenty of time to make sure your Give Big CHQ 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 Give Big CHQ. The Give Big CHQ team will also be available to answer any and all of your last minute questions.

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In Person Kickoffs!



Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Thursday March 7, 2019

Address: 418 Spring St. Jamestown NY

Three Time Slots Available:

9am; 12pm; OR 4pm

Join us in person to find out everything you need to know about Give Big CHQ! Open to new and returning nonprofits, we will demo the website, present new features and address other topics you need to know about for the 2019 event. Three different times available! Please be sure to register.

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Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation

Thursday March 14, 2019

Address: 212 Lake Shore Dr. W., Dunkirk, NY

Two Time Slots Available:

9am OR 3pm

Join us in person to find out everything you need to know about Give Big CHQ! We will demo the website and address topics you need to know about for the 2019 event. Please be sure to register.

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Training Videos - Series 101

For organizations in search of the Give Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ campaign. Perfect for organizations of any size or capacity!


Getting Ready - 15 Min

Interested in participating in Give Big CHQ? 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 Big CHQ, 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 Big CHQ without exhausting your limited time and resources.

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Creating The Perfect Profile - 20 Min

Your Give Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ profile, and now it’s time to share it with the world! We’ll cover the many ways your organization can promote Give Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ and beyond!

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Training Videos - Series 201

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


Goal Setting Strategies - 20 Min

Before you dive into your Give Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ.

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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 Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ!

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Creative Engagement Ideas - 15 Min

Give Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ.

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

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Scheduling Communications - 20 Min

When preparing for Give Big CHQ, 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 Big CHQ and beyond!

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Training Videos - Series 301

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


Engaging Your Board - 15 Min

Getting your board on board for Give Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ.

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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 Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ 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 Big CHQ to create exciting challenges for your supporters.

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Retaining New Donors - 15 Min

After Give Big CHQ, 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 Big CHQ, 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 Big CHQ 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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