[Net2 Vancouver] October Nonprofit Tech Events

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Fall is here, which means it’s almost fundraising season! To help you Net2van and our community partners have scheduled a trio of events to help you raise more money online.

UPCOMING NET2VAN EVENTS

All NetSquared Vancouver events are free or by donation.

Small Changes for Big Results: How to Optimize Your Online Donations

When: Tuesday, October 7

RSVP: http://goo.gl/JVzprm

Is your online donation form communicating a strong reason for site visitors to take action and donate? Perhaps it’s time to take a critical look at your online donation form and how it’s motivating – or not motivating – your prospective donors. Research shows that even small changes can generate big results! Join us to learn more about some best practices that can improve and optimize your online fundraising efforts.

Social Media Tune-Up for Nonprofits (with Hootsuite!)

When: Wednesday, October 15

RSVP: http://goo.gl/yvwgnm

Scaling your social media within current resources is often a challenge for NGOs. How do you manage multiple social media platforms without budgeting more for a social media manager or a social team? Hootsuite’s coaches will show you how it’s possible to scale your social media, connect with more supporters and increase the organic reach of your communications. Each attendee will get a 30 minute one-on-one consultation with a Hootsuite coach and get group help from topic-themed table discussions.

Holiday Fundraising Bootcamp: 5 Strategies to Ensure Fundraising Success

When: Tuesday, November 4

RSVP: http://goo.gl/B3tKGl

Join Briteweb’s Creative Director, Samantha Langdorf, as she shares 5 essential tips to maximize your holidays efforts. Samantha will draw from experiences and present case studies from working with clients such as Acumen, Obakki Foundation and Possible Healthcare.

UPCOMING EVENTS FROM OUR COMMUNITY FRIENDS

NetSquared Vancouver isn’t the organizer of these events, but we think they’re worth checking out.

3D Printing Active Forum: Plastic Bank

When: Wednesday, October 8

RSVP: http://goo.gl/nAdl3w

Learn how to make 3DP Filament from waste plastic through a participatory plastic recycling activity. The Plastic Bank is a social enterprise turning plastic waste into a currency that can be exchanged to help lift people out of poverty.

Media Democracy Days Presents Bandwidth: A Multimedia Fundraiser

When: Wednesday, October 8

RSVP: http://goo.gl/0vfVa6

Media Democracy Day is excited to announce Bandwidth: A Multimedia Fundraiser. Oct 8, 7:30PM, at Astorino’s, featuring hot local bands, silent auction, projection, art, & more. Find out more at their event page, and come out to support MDD and local voices

Engaging the Next Generation of Donors

When: Thursday, October 9

RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Results from the 2014 Millennial Impact Report, show 87 percent of the 1,514 employed Millennials surveyed had donated money to a non-profit last year. The majority of that percentage donated gifts larger than $100. Is your organization tapping into this market segment?

BC Association of Social Workers Conference

When: Friday and Saturday, October 17 & 18

RSVP: http://goo.gl/t09OCL

Participate in a panel discussion on ethics, workshops on ethics, advocacy, strategies for families and mental health service providers, leadership with seniors, community collaboration, trauma-informed practice, child protection research, building resilience, mediation, field supervision and more.

Young Innovators Crawl

When: Sunday, October 19

RSVP: http://goo.gl/RB7VBh

Vancouver is home to many talented young people who are passionately innovative. On October 19, join us on a lively and interactive journey, as we travel together through the creative hubs of the city exploring studios, workshops, installations, dialogues, and exhibits. Enjoy a sneak peak and be inspired as we showcase our brightest and best young innovators!

Job Fair for People with Disabilities

When: Thursday, October 23

RSVP: http://goo.gl/AiyRdb

This Job Fair is exclusively for job seekers living with a disability. It will feature employers committed to a representative workforce, as well as service providers.

Vantage Point Workshops

This Fall is an exciting time for your professional development with four new programs launching in October and November.

Media Democracy Days Presents Bandwidth: A Multimedia Fundraiser

When: Wednesday, October 8

RSVP: http://goo.gl/0vfVa6

Media Democracy Day is excited to announce Bandwidth: A Multimedia Fundraiser. Oct 8, 7:30PM, at Astorino’s, featuring hot local bands, silent auction, projection, art, & more. Find out more at their event page, and come out to support MDD and local voices

17th Annual National Philanthropy Day - Luncheon, Keynote & Interactive Dialogue

When: Friday, November 14

RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Giving Hearts Awards and Keynote Speech by Craig Kielburger, Activist, Co-founder of Free the Children and Co-founder of Me to We.

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