Past events
The Art of Negotiation
December 6, 2017|11:30am-1:30pm|brown bag event
Negotiation is a hot topic and can take on many meanings and uses. From negotiating salary and benefits, asking for a promotion, or negotiating with colleagues or with vendors on behalf of your organization, knowing how…
How to Communicate with Difficult People to Get More of What You Want
November 8, 2017|11:30am-1:30pm|brown bag event
Have you ever worked with someone who consistently dismissed your ideas? Or have you been in a simple problem-solving conversation but it turned into an argument and nothing got solved? Challenging conversations like…
From Behind the Desk: The Evolution of Philanthropy – One Funder’s Journey; A Conversation with Joanne Jaxtimer and Liz Page
October 24, 2017|8:00am-10:00am|feature event
From Behind the Desk: The Evolution of Philanthropy - One Funder's Journey; A Conversation with Joanne Jaxtimer and Liz Page.WID Fall Kick-off Breakfast.Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Fireside Chat: Joanne Jaxtimer, BNY…
Navigating Specialty Assets: When to say yes or no to a gift? PROGRAM POSTPONED
October 11, 2017|11:30am-1:30pm|brown bag event
PROGRAM POSTPONED. As fundraisers, there are times when we need to decipher when acceptance of non-monetary gifts is the right option for the organization or when it is in the best interest to decline. Learn how to…
Women and Giving: The Impact of Generation and Gender on Philanthropy
September 28, 2017|11:30am-1:30pm|brown bag event
Women today play a central role in philanthropy, leading charitable giving within their families, using their time and skills to advance causes within their communities, and embodying purpose and heart. Fidelity…
Challenges from the Frontline : Panel Discussion with small and large shop frontline staff
June 13, 2017|11:30am-1:30pm|brown bag event
On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, the WID Program Committee presented the final (sold-out!) brown bag of the 2016-2017 year entitled “Challenges from the Frontline: Panel Discussion with small and large shop frontline…
Fundraising During Uncertain Times
June 6, 2017|8:00am-10:00am|feature event
Fundraising During Uncertain Times.Tuesday, June 6, 2017 WID Spring Annual Meeting. . Fireside Chat: Catherine D’Amato, President and CEO, Greater Boston Food Bank. A new administration brings with it a new political…
Building Bridges: The Relationship Between Development and Finance
May 4, 2017|11:30am-1:30pm|brown bag event
Thursday, May 4, 2017 – WID Brown Bag Lunch Program. The relationship between the development and finance departments is arguably one of the most important within a nonprofit. When these two worlds collide, the result…
What Works: Best Practices in Fundraising with Foundations and Corporations
April 12, 2017|11:30am-1:30pm|brown bag event
On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the WID program committee presented a sold-out, brown bag entitled "What Works: Best Practices in Fundraising with Foundations and Corporations” at the Nonprofit Center in Boston. A…
Critically important stuff about boards and board members
March 2, 2017|11:30am-1:30pm|brown bag event
Hiring and firing board members... And your role. Designing good board meetings... And your role. Optimizing your board for fundraising. Oops. Nope. Your board is not a fundraising team. Your board does…
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