Webinars & Training Videos
Webinars and training videos are a great way to learn more about Yellowstone Valley Gives campaign strategies, and put your organization on the path to success! Join us for a live webinar with your Yellowstone Valley Gives 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!
Yellowstone Valley Gives Launch Training
Learn everything you need to know about Yellowstone Valley Gives, from 2019 highlights to what's new for 2020. We’ll conclude by answering any of your Yellowstone Valley Gives questions and highlighting the resources available to make getting ready for Yellowstone Valley Gives a breeze!
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising for Yellowstone Valley Gives
Learn everything you need to know about Yellowstone Valley Gives, 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives questions and highlighting the resources available to make getting ready for Yellowstone Valley Gives a breeze!
Digital Storytelling for Yellowstone Valley Gives
Learn from the experts how to build comprehensive digital communications campaigns incorporating social media and email that increase the likelihood your messages garner eyes and create impact during the Yellowstone Valley Gives!
Final Steps to Success for Yellowstone Valley Gives
12 PM MT
With only a few weeks until Yellowstone Valley Gives, there’s still plenty of time to make sure your Yellowstone Valley Gives 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives. The Yellowstone Valley Gives team will also be available to answer any and all of your last minute questions.
Yellowstone Valley Gives 2020 is finally here! How can YOU get involved and help make history for this special day?
Whether you’re a nonprofit looking to participate, a supporter who would like to help fundraise on your favorite organization’s behalf, a business or corporate representative who would like to act as a Yellowstone Valley Gives sponsor, a board member for a participating nonprofit, or an individual looking to give back through donating or volunteering, there’s a place for everyone to get involved during this Yellowstone Valley Gives!
To get involved in Yellowstone Valley Gives as a participating nonprofit, you must qualify as a tax-deductible organization through GuideStar and attest to being compliant with applicable state fundraising laws. Look for your organization and register here.
Is your favorite nonprofit participating in this year’s Yellowstone Valley Gives celebration? Did you know that you can raise funds on their behalf by acting as their Yellowstone Valley Gives fundraiser? Creating a fundraising profile is quick, easy, and fun to do! Not to mention, you’ll help increase the incoming donations for your favorite cause, so let’s get started!
Businesses & Sponsors
Sponsoring Yellowstone Valley Gives means that your business helps out great causes while simultaneously gaining positive exposure through media opportunities and high traffic volume to the website. Learn more about becoming a sponsor for Yellowstone Valley Gives in our partner packet.
Do you have a hankering to give where you live? There’s lots of giving to be done for Yellowstone Valley Gives! Search for a nonprofit to give back to by typing in a specific organization’s name or type (i.e, SPCA or Food Bank) or search the causes you’re most passionate about to see which organizations are working in those areas.
Are you looking for volunteer opportunities associated with Yellowstone Valley Gives? Not every participating nonprofit will have these opportunities available, but you can find out easily by visiting their giving profile. Simply search for your desired organization by typing in their name or cause and check out their profile to see if they’re looking for volunteers.
Did you know that there’s a positive correlation between having engaged board members and raising more money for Giving Days? Yellowstone Valley Gives makes increased engagement for board members easy by providing a free toolkit of promotional materials, social media graphics, email templates, and more!
Training Videos - Series 101
For organizations in search of the Yellowstone Valley Gives 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives campaign. Perfect for organizations of any size or capacity!
Getting Ready - 15 Min
Interested in participating in Yellowstone Valley Gives? 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.Watch Video Download Slides
Giving Day Basics - 20 Min
Are you excited about participating in Yellowstone Valley Gives, 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives without exhausting your limited time and resources.Watch Video Download Slides
Creating The Perfect Profile - 20 Min
Your Yellowstone Valley Gives 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives profile that will entice potential supporters and successfully highlight your organization’s unique stories.Watch Video Download Slides
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.Watch Video Download Slides
Spreading The Word - 30 Min
You’ve completed your Yellowstone Valley Gives profile, and now it’s time to share it with the world! We’ll cover the many ways your organization can promote Yellowstone Valley Gives across multiple platforms as well as best best practices for creating action driven content for your supporters.Watch Video Download Slides
Thanking Your Donors - 20 Min
After your success on Yellowstone Valley Gives 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives and beyond!Watch Video Download Slides
Training Videos - Series 201
Take your Yellowstone Valley Gives campaign to the next level! In our 201 Level Training Videos we'll highlight ways in which your organization can run a successful Yellowstone Valley Gives campaign through more specific strategies and best practices.
Goal Setting Strategies - 20 Min
Before you dive into your Yellowstone Valley Gives 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives.Watch Video Download Slides
The Power of P2P Fundraising - 15 Min
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising is a great way to expand your reach on Yellowstone Valley Gives 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives!Watch Video Download Slides
Creative Engagement Ideas - 15 Min
Yellowstone Valley Gives 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives.Watch Video Download Slides
Social Media Strategies - 30 Min
Social media is a great way to engage with your supporters and get them excited about Yellowstone Valley Gives! We’ll cover the basics of several popular social media platforms, and how to best leverage them to reach your goals on Yellowstone Valley Gives.Watch Video Download Slides
Scheduling Communications - 20 Min
When preparing for Yellowstone Valley Gives, 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.Watch Video Download Slides
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 Yellowstone Valley Gives and beyond!Watch Video Download Slides
Training Videos - Series 301
For the Giving Day gurus interested in getting the most out of your Yellowstone Valley Gives experience. Our 301 Level Training Videos will highlight best practices and strategies for stronger engagement on Yellowstone Valley Gives and beyond!
Engaging Your Board - 15 Min
Getting your board on board for Yellowstone Valley Gives 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives.Watch Video Download Slides
Matching Challenges - 15 Min
Matching challenges are an exciting way to motivate your donors to make a greater impact on Yellowstone Valley Gives and beyond! In this training course we’ll cover best practices for finding sponsors and how to utilize your matching dollars for maximum engagement.Watch Video Download Slides
Gamifying Your Giving Day - 10 Min
Yellowstone Valley Gives 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 Yellowstone Valley Gives to create exciting challenges for your supporters.Watch Video Download Slides
Retaining New Donors - 15 Min
After Yellowstone Valley Gives, 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.Watch Video Download Slides