Learn What Works In Fundraising

On the first Tuesday of every month, our industry-leading experts will share the time-tested practices we’ve perfected over a combined 150 years in fundraising.

Lasting only 20-30 minutes, each webinar is designed to provide concise, targeted content for the seasoned professional.  Winkler Webinars are relatable to universities, churches and faith-based ministries, independent schools, arts organizations, and community-based nonprofits. 


Upcoming Winkler Webinars


Tuesday, March 7, 11:00 a.m. EST: Making the Ask

·         Set a solicitation amount that is ambitious yet realistic.

·         Engage and train board members to actively participate in the solicitation process.

·         Cultivate the donor and set a solicitation timeline.

·         Assemble the perfect mix of people who will convince a donor to make an aspirational gift. 

To register, please email Ltaylor@winklergroup.com.


Tuesday, April 4, 11:00 a.m. EST: Securing Major Gifts

·         Strengthen the process of identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship to find—and keep—leadership donors.

·         Steward your constituents to higher levels of giving through innovative moves management strategies.

·         Learn new electronic wealth screening resources to identify new donors and untapped opportunities.

To register, please email Ltaylor@winklergroup.com.


Tuesday, May 2, 11:00 a.m. EST: How to Find Hidden Gems in your Database

To register, please email Ltaylor@winklergroup.com.


Tuesday, June 6, 11:00 a.m. EST: Fundraising Report Card: Giving U.S.A.

·         Be the first to learn the results of Giving USA, the most anticipated report on the state of American philanthropy.

·         Sector-specific insights will highlight trends across education, religion, health, and community-based nonprofits.

·         The Winkler Group is a member of Giving Institute, the publisher of Giving USA; members of our team sit onGiving USA’s National Editorial Review Board.


Tuesday, July 11, 11:00 a.m. EST:  New Trends in Database Technology

·         Harness the power of technology to revolutionize giving.

·         Ensure that the right data is being collected—and entered correctly.

·         Explore the newest software releases and their potential to transform your database and prospective donor information.

To register, please email Ltaylor@winklergroup.com.

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