25 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2021

Organizational Management December 02, 2021


By WildApricot

Every month, we compile the internet's biggest list of free nonprofit webinars. 


Organizations are always looking for innovative ways to adapt to the challenges of working remotely, all while trying to find volunteers and lead successful teams.


It’s more important than ever for us to come together and share our knowledge and resources. 


The webinars below cover everything your nonprofit needs to know about fundraising, events and all the tips and tricks for using GoogleAds. 

Topics include online fundraising, virtual events, social media, membership engagement, budgeting, volunteer management, donor retention, volunteer management and much more

Now onto this month’s webinars. Please note, all times are indicated in EST (unless otherwise noted).


The New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit

December 2, 2:00 PM

New to volunteer management? Looking for a refresher on the basics? This webinar will walk you through the three primary Rs - recruitment, retention and recognition. It’ll discuss the most popular program components such as interviews, orientations, volunteer handbooks, and more.

Social Media 101 for Nonprofits

December 3, 11:00 AM

This session includes practical tips and tools for extending your cause and mission via social media. It will  cover the basics of using social media for your nonprofit organization and give you handy tips for the “big 3:” Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. You may be surprised to learn that Facebook is less important than you’ve been told and LinkedIn may be more important.

How to Prioritize Your Wellness During the Hustle of the Holiday Season

December 7, 1:00 PM

This webinar will show you how to create space for yourself this Holiday Season so you can avoid the exhausting hustle and recharge your batteries. Part of the steps will include a guided meditation. No experience with meditation is needed. At the end of this webinar, you will have the knowledge and the tools to recover and rest so you can reconnect with your passionate work.

How to Grow Donor Retention in 2022: Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat!

December 7, 1:00 PM

Effective donor retention strategies require you to determine your baseline, define success, and measure your progress toward your goals through reporting. So at their most basic, how do your donor retention strategies work? Think in terms of the simple Ask, Thank, Report, and Repeat model. This webinar will cover how to do just that. 


5 Steps to Using Data to Enhance Your Nonprofit Brand

December 7, 1:00 PM

In this webinar, you’ll learn why data is important in branding and how you can use data to make improvements. It’ll discuss how to assess your brand value, ways to collect and track brand-related data, how to use the data to improve your branding, and finally, how to set (and measure) brand goals.

Database 101: Improve Your Donor Database for Fundraising Success

December 7, 2:00 PM

Join Tricia Marsherall, from Marsherall Partners, LLC to discuss tips on donor data management, data integrity improvements, and ways to improve efficiency and optimize workflow.

Relevant and Relational Budgeting for Nonprofits

December 8, 11:00 AM

This webinar breaks the negative connotation that the budget has within the ranks and the culture of collaboration in financial management. Practical methods of engagement will be discussed as well as the subtle changes in the language used. It will cover simple tools and methods that can be used in the budget creation process and why this should be an ongoing effort instead of a once-a-year slog. Finally, it will cover how the budget is utilized to provide concise and targeted reporting to your team and Board.

Strategies for Recruiting, Training, and Utilizing Volunteers

December 8, 1:00 PM

Volunteers fill a key role in running organizations, handling day-to-day tasks, and raising funds. Without them, some organizations might not exist. During your year-end campaign, include a strategy to build your volunteer database, train, recruit new volunteers, and then learn some of the best ways to utilize volunteers. Executive directors will share their experiences in training and recruiting and give tips on appreciating volunteers.

How to Increase Event ROI by Leveraging Event Fundraising Software Technology

December 8, 3:00 PM

This webinar will teach you about who your audience is, how you plan to reach them, and what you expect out of each individual who either shows interest in or attends one of your events, virtually or in-person. It’ll cover fundraising software features, benefits and products to help you increase event ROI.

Storytelling Q&A Session

December 9, 11:00 AM

This webinar will cover common questions on how to use storytelling in your marketing plan including how to discover your organization’s story, how to start using storytelling, how to create a story that resonates with your audience, and more.

The Secret to Digital Maturity as a Nonprofit Fundraiser

December 9, 1:00 PM

Join Sandra Jensen, founder and CEO, and Sean Conner, Lead Technical Architect, at KELL Partners, a Premium Certified Salesforce Nonprofit and Education Partner, to hear their experiences working with over a thousand nonprofits across the U.S. and Canada to help them advance in their digital maturity path.

Engaging the Volunteer of the Future

December 9, 2:00 PM

This webinar will start with a review of some of the things that we know about what volunteers are looking for in an opportunity. It will then help you use this information to start designing volunteer opportunities and determining who is the “right” volunteer for your program. You’ll also learn how “word of mouth” plays such a large role in attracting volunteers to your organization and how social media makes this even more important.

Microsoft Program Offerings for Libraries

December 9, 2:00 PM

The upcoming Microsoft program changes will have a unique impact on libraries. This webinar will update you on these changes and what you can expect going forward. It’ll also discuss the various Microsoft-related products, services, and courses that are available to you. 

3 Steps to Closing $10K+ Gifts by December 31

December 9, 3:00 PM

This webinar will cover a step-by-step method to converting promises into donations in the bank in a relationally intelligent way and a messaging toolkit for donor communications without the ick factor. It will also walk you through a simple 10-minute a day system you can implement right away to start closing gifts this week.

Marketing Trends Nonprofits Need to Know (and Embrace)

December 10, 11:00 AM

Marketing trends come and go, but the top marketing trends are the ones worth adopting. Digital marketing, content marketing, social media marketing—each plays a role in a nonprofit’s strategy. This webinar will discuss the 2021 marketing trends that’ll shape your nonprofit’s future and grow your impact.

Grow Your Impact and Reach: Embrace Standards of Excellence

December 14, 10:00 AM

With so many organizations seeking opportunities to significantly grow their impact and expand their reach, nonprofits need to embrace ways to solidify their infrastructure so that they are poised to embrace the opportunities of the coming weeks, months, and years. In this webinar, you’ll learn how the Standards for Excellence best practices can help you to grow and achieve your goals. 

Convert Supporters with Powerful Landing Pages

December 14, 11:00 AM

This session will share real-world landing page examples that increase conversions and learned lessons from hundreds of nonprofits and their landing page designs.

Setting a Marketing Budget for 2022

December 14, 1:00 PM

Join TAPP Network’s director of digital growth, Janelle Levesque, and director of strategic marketing, Witt Godden, as they walk you through planning a comprehensive and effective project and budgeting plan that aligns with your organization’s goals and objectives.

Social Media and Volunteer Engagement

December 15, 2:00 PM

This webinar will offer an introduction to including social media in your volunteer recruitment and retention plans. You'll see examples of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, as well as blogs that other nonprofits have successfully used to draw attention to their organizations and volunteer opportunities.

Be Found: The Secrets of SEO for Nonprofits

December 15, 3:00 PM

In this session, learn from nonprofits who are experts at search engine optimization and driving traffic to their websites, plus review the SEO tools and techniques that maximize your findability. This webinar will cover what SEO is and how it works, why search engines like Google matter and outline six steps to mastering SEO.

Cybersecurity & Your Nonprofit: How to Manage your Passwords

December 15, 3:00 PM

Everyone uses passwords but how they are stored and where and how they are used is especially critical. This webinar will show you step-by-step how to manage your passwords. You will also be provided with guidance on the practical implementation of what you have learned during the webinar.

How to Keep All Those Donors You Worked So Hard to Get

December 16, 12:00 PM

Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a discussion on the importance of donor retention and learn simple, actionable steps that you can take to boost donor retention in your organization. Participants will leave the session with a greater understanding of what they can do to improve donor retention and the start of an improvement plan for their organization. Templates and resources will be provided to help attendees implement the recommendations.

How to Move Up in Your Fundraising Career by Building Your Personal Brand

December 16, 3:00 PM

Whether you’re just starting out or you are a veteran fundraiser, this webinar will show you how to build a passionate personal brand that elevates your presence authentically, and what you need to emphasize about your skills and achievements to get noticed. You will walk away from this webinar with all of the tools and step-by-step instructions needed to create a successful fundraising brand no matter your position or length of time in the field.

How Marketing Automation Can Work for You

December 17, 4:00 PM

One of the biggest trends in 2020 will continue to be automated multi-channel marketing. Marketers have become accustomed to integrating their online efforts, but integrating with offline tactics like print will become the norm. This webinar will cover the art of taking creative marketing ideas, building them into data-driven, multi-channel marketing campaigns and launching them in one integrated platform.

What is Your Audience Thinking? Listening Methods to Gain Support for Your Mission

December 20, 11:00 AM

Have you pondered "what does our audience think about our organization?" Your mission is the top priority, but if you don't know how your audience perceives it you may struggle with gaining their support for it. In this session, Emily Taylor from teenyBIG will share why it is so important to listen to your audience and use that information to build momentum for your work.

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Leave a Comment


  • Shweta Shah:
    Hi. Thank you so much for such an informative blog about the free non-profit charity organization webinar. It was really great to know about these webinars happening online that help us in gaining insightful knowledge. Kindly posting such articles for awareness!
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Shweta,

    Thanks for your kind words! Glad you find it helpful. Keep an eye out for the next one in a month! ;)

  • Chuck Spidell:
    Thanks for adding my WordPress security webinar to your list, much appreciated. I'm looking forward to sharing my knowledge with comms leaders.
  • Manish Pahuja:
    Loved reading your practical tips!!

    We at Don Bosco India started our volunteer tourism program fairly recently.

    I will be pleased if you can read and post your suggestions here:
  • Hammad:
    Great blog worth to read this thanks for sharing

  • Donna Urban:
    Impressive list of webinars to assist with our changing world!
  • Angela Greer:
    Thank you!
  • Kate:
    Thank you for your time and energy and preparing this article :)
  • Rhonda:
    I'm just stumbling onto this now...any chance you will run some of these webinars again? Or if I could get a copy of one that has already been done. I'm very interested in all the webinars regarding volunteers.
  • Diane Parten:
    Can’t wait to get your blogs
  • Greg Snow:
    Great List of varied and interesting webinars. Please try to make this monthly list available before the month starts. There were a few webinars at the beginning of the month I missed because I didn't know about them until after they ran.
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Greg, thanks for your comment! We always send out the email with the list of webinars prior to the end of the month, so if you sign up for it you're guaranteed to see them in advance.
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Rhonda! We're glad you find this list helpful. We publish it every month, so keep checking back to see if any of the webinars are happening again (they aren't all run by us, so it depends on the company administering them).
  • Shawne Albritton:
    Hi, I was wondering how to get a webinar added to your site for the month of July Webinars. We are doing a Webinar - Q&A with Industry leaders. John Taylor from United Way Worldwide and Joan Hestneses from Institute on Aging. We will be discussing the current crisis, its impact on Non-Profits, and how to handle IT and technology concerns going forward. Learn tips to navigate through the fog of a crisis so you can focus on the community you serve.
    link - https://www.intivix.com/Non-Profit-Webinar
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hey Shawne, thanks for reaching out! We'll get you added in.
  • Kiki Schleiff-Cherry:
    I'd love to get our organization's webinars included in this list. How would I go about that?
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Kiki, please email sizmailova [@] personifycorp.com with your webinars. She can let you know if they're a good fit for our listing :)
  • Kiki Schleiff-Cherry:
    Thank you so much for including us!
  • Theresa O'Connor:
    This is a very useful list. Would it be possible to make a simple table or list with each month's webinars so we could print it on one or two pages for reference?
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Theresa, As it stands, that's not something we're planning on doing but we're so glad you find this post helpful!
  • Chitra S:
    Hi Tatiana,
    Thanks for putting out this info as a resource. I realized I put out my question on the wrong page earlier. I was wondering if you could bring back the upcoming webinars info for the last week of July? I remember seeing them yesterday and there were a couple that I was interested in but hadn't had a chance to sign up yet and now I just see one. Thank you!
  • Tatiana Morand

    Tatiana Morand:
    Hi Chitra, please leave your email and I can send you a screenshot of the webinars from July. (I won't approve that comment so your email will not be publicly shown, but I will see it.)
  • Kristin Martin:
    Thank you for providing this. This is awesome!
  • Rich:
    Wow - thanks for this great resource!

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