> Tuesday, July 7 -- Idealware presents the fourth of six weekly, 90-minute, Tuesday webinars on building an online communications plan for fundraising and engagement, "Peer-to-Peer Fundraising," from 7 to 8:30 a.m. How does peer-to-peer fundraising work? This session will give you a rundown of the most effective techniques and walk through how to establish a successful approach to this increasingly popular fundraising method. It will also look at the technologies availability and help you sort through your options. Click HERE for more information and to register.
> Friday, July 10 — Pacific Business News presents a “Nonprofit Industry Update" from 7:50 to 9 a.m. (registration and continental breakfast begins at 6:45 a.m.) at the Plaza Club, 20th Floor, 900 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu. Panelists include: Peter S. Ho, chair, president and CEO, Bank of Hawaii; Hugh R. Jones, supervisor, Tax and Charities Division, Department of the Attorney General; Lisa Maruyama, president and CEO Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations; Laura Smith, president and CEO, Goodwill Industries of Hawaii Inc.; and Kelvin Taketa, president and CEO, Hawaii Community Foundation. Topics include: What are the hurdles facing nonprofits today; why is it important to adopt a culture of giving within your organization; why should business partner with nonprofits; is your board highly activated; are you reaching your fundraising goals; and more. Cost is $40, including continental breakfast and one hour of validated parking at Harbor Court. Click HERE to register by noon Monday, July 6.
> Thursday, July 14 — HANO and the Center for Nonprofits in New Jersey present “5 Ways to Create Engaging Communications,” a webinar from 8 to 9 a.m., featuring Jesse Park, strategy and marketing executive at Action Graphics. Cost is $35 for HANO members and $55 for non-members (HANO members may take the Center for Nonprofits member discount). This workshop will provide proven tactics to help organizations make a deeper impact and build strong relationships with both their constituents and potential and existing donors. Jesse will help you find ways to improve the value of your communications, with a focus on: targeting your messaging; integrating your execution; and improving your use of analytics. If you are looking for simple, actionable ways to increase your fundraising or marketing/ communications you won't want to miss this webinar. Anyone involved in development, communications or marketing for their organization should attend. Click HERE for more information or to register.
> Tuesday, July 14 -- Idealware presents the fifth of six weekly, 90-minute, Tuesday webinars on building an online communications plan for fundraising and engagement, "Defining Your Online Campaign Strategy," from 7 to 8:30 a.m. This session will recap the course to date, teach you the skills you need to decide which goals are actionable within the coming year and how to prioritize them in your plans, and discuss how the tools can fit together in a campaign and talk through the keys to success. Click HERE for more information and to register.
> Tuesday, July 14 — Nonprofit VOTE presents a free webinar, “Ballot Measure Advocacy,” at 8 a.m. Did you know your nonprofit can encourage your stakeholders and the public to vote for or against a ballot measure? Join this webinar for details on how ballot measures, such as approving or blocking state constitutional amendments and state statutes through initiatives and referendums, and even local bond elections, provide an opportunity for you to advance your mission and goals. Click HERE to register.
> Wednesday, July 15 — SCORE presents a free workshop, “Not-For-Profits Fundraising and Capacity Building,” from 9 a.m. to noon at the SBA Training Room, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 1-306, Honolulu. Take your nonprofit to the next level with America’s premier source for top-notch small company advice. Each attendee will be assigned a professional counselor to assist them with business issues, challenges and opportunities. To register, contact SCORE at (808) 547-2700.
> Thursday, July 16 — GuideStar presents a free webinar, “Increase Funding for Your NPO by Increasing Your Transparency,” at 7 a.m. with presenters Jasmine Marrow, director of nonprofit strategy for GuideStar, Daren Nordhagen, president of Foundant Technologies, Dolores Estrada, manager of grants administration for the California Endowment, and Linda Oatley, director of the partner services team of Global Giving. Your nonprofit already has a profile on GuideStar. Even if you haven't uploaded information, GuideStar has pulled your organization's basic data from your IRS Form 990 to create it. By updating your GuideStar nonprofit profile, your nonprofit can increase transparency and share your full and up-to-date story with the world. Join this webinar to find out how to update your profile and give your organization the potential to increase its funding through major foundations, corporate giving portals, and individual donors. Click HERE to register.
> Saturday, July 18 -- Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii presents a Pop-Up Legal Clinic in Kalihi from 9 a.m. to noon at the Linapuni Elementary School cafeteria, 1434 Linapuni St., Honolulu. Volunteer attorneys will be available to meet one-on-one to provide legal advice for family law (divirce custody, child support, guardianships, adoptions), estate planning (will, trusys power of attorney, health care directives), district court (landlord-tenant, small claims, collections) and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. This service is free to low- and moderate-income individuals. Call (808) 528-7046 to qualify and to reserve a spot by July 10. Walk-ins will be accepted, but there is no guarantee that an attorney will see them. If an interpreter is needed, indicate which language and Volunteer Legal Services will arrange for one.
> Tuesday, July 21 — Hawaii Business magazine presents “Developing Hawaii’s Emerging Leaders, Cultivating our Community,” its second annual leadership conference, dedicated to cultivating a community rich in innovation through developing Hawaii’s emerging leaders, from 8:30am - 4:30pm. at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballrooms, Honolulu. Gain valuable insight from Hawaii’s most prominent leaders through general sessions and workshop discussions, network with more than 500 attendees, and walk away with the tools & skills needed for growth. Two general sessions will feature a keynote by former UH football head coach Dick Tomey and a panel discussion about leading authentically with local leaders Walter Dods, Wesley Park, Dr. Virginia Pressler and Mark Fukunaga. Workshops will be led by some of Hawaii’s top leaders, including Rick Blangiardi of Hawaii News Now, Russel Cheng of DevLeague, Dave Erdman of PacRim Marketing & PRTech, Siana Hunt of Make-A-Wish Hawaii, Patrick Sullivan of Oceanit and Jeff Shonka of First Insurance Co. of Hawaii. A pau hana reception will follow the conference. Click HERE for more information and to register.
> Tuesday, July 21 — The University of Hawaii Shidler School of business presents a free Weinstein Lecture “The Ethical Behavior of Charitable Organizations” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the UH Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2, Honolulu. Speakers include Mary Bitterman, president of the Bernard Osher Foundation and lead independent director of Bank of Hawaii, and Bernard Osher, private investor and philanthropist. Parking is $6 after 4 p.m. on the UH Manoa campus. Click HERE to register.
> Tuesday, July 21 -- Idealware presents the sixth of six weekly, 90-minute, Tuesday webinars on building an online communications plan for fundraising and engagement, "Measuring Your Campaign," from 7 to 8:30 a.m. This last session will cover the importance of measuring the success of each campaign, help you define measurement plans and show you how to plot your course forward so you don’t hit roadblocks or lose progress. Click HERE for more information and to register.
> Tuesday, July 21 — The Association of Fundraising Professionals Aloha Chapter presents an education session, “Maximizing the Lifetime Value of Your Donors for Fundraising Success,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Paki Room I at the Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Honolulu. Within your donor database lies untold lifetime value. Unfortunately, many nonprofits fail to properly nurture and steward their donors and are content with high acquisition and high churn. Why let this enormous asset go underutilized? This session will cover the tenets of effective database management, no matter what program or vendor you use. Examples of best practices in data management, communication segmenting, engagement tracking and reporting will help your team work smarter, not harder. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays. When pulling into the museum parking lot, stay to your right and park closest to the side of the building, near the security entrance. Cost is $25 for members, $40 for non-members, which includes a box lunch. Click HERE to register.