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East Texas Giving Day Virtual Kick Off, January 13, 2021 2-3pm

ETCF will host a virtual East Texas Giving Day Kick Off event on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

We will share what is new for this year’s event and key dates to help you plan a successful giving day campaign.

East Texas Giving Day Virtual Kick Off
Wednesday, January 13, 2021  2-3pm

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East Texas Giving Day Training Opportunities
ETCF host training opportunities for area nonprofits that want to be a part of East Texas Giving Day. Information provided at these meetings includes registration info, marketing and best practices. Click on the links below to register:

First Timers Virtual Guide to ETGD- Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2-3pm

So you have seen the success of other nonprofits on East Texas Giving Day and you want to give it a try yourself… well welcome aboard! Join us virtually as we discuss how the site works and why being a part of this day can provide your nonprofit greater community awareness, development skills and if lucky, much needed financial support.

First Timers Virtual Guide to ETGD
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2-3pm

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Best Practices- Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2-3pm

This training is all about learning what really worked on Giving Day. We have invited past participants back to tell us their strategies and how they used ETGD to fundraise for their mission.

Best Practices
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2-3pm

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Matching Funds- Wednesday, February 16, 2021 2-3pm

This session will explain how and why matching funds are important to your Giving Day campaign, how they will work within the system and  share proven strategies for obtaining a matching gift.

You will also hear a success story or two from past participants on how matching funds helped their organization reach their fundraising goals.

Matching Funds Webinar
Wednesday, February 16, 2021 2-3pm

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Social Media Basics Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2-3pm

This seminar will provide basic information on incorporating Social Media into your Giving Day campaign.

ETCF is proud to partner with M Roberts Media for this webinar.

Social Media Basics
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2-3pm

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Social Media Advanced Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2-3pm

This seminar will provide tips on how to best incorporate social media into your Giving Day campaign. The session will touch on more advanced efforts of creating content for your page, organic reach and ads.

ETCF is proud to partner with M Roberts Media to provide this training.

Social Media Advanced Webinar
Tuesday, March 16th, 2-3pm

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Prizes Webinar! Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2pm

Prizes are a fun part of Giving Day and could help your nonprofit motivate donors to give on this special day. This webinar will reveal the complete prize list as well as share how other organizations have won them in the past.

Prizes Webinar
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 2pm

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Donor Stewardship! Thursday, April 15, 2021 2pm

East Texas Giving Day is only a success if the donors have a good experience.  Learn stewardship best practices to help convert giving day donors into lifelong supporters.

Stewardship Webinar
Thursday, April 15, 2021, 2pm

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East Texas Giving Day Recap