ALDE Webinars

CFRE Continuing EducationLooking for a convenient and diverse consideration of the latest development topics? You're all set with the ALDE webinars. These sessions are based on the highest rated breakouts from the ALDE IGNITE Conference, so you know you're getting the best in philanthropic thought leadership. Put these on your calendar!

Webinars are FREE to ALL ALDE members, and we just need you to RSVP. Webinars are $75 for nonmembers. RSVP for free, or pay to attend, here. Miss a webinar? Recordings are available. View the list below and contact Jon at [email protected] for information. ALDE webinars are each approved for 1.0 CFRE Continuing Education point. Download the points tracker form

Upcoming Webinars






August 2020


12:30 p.m. CT

Katie Schroeder and Megan Torkelson

Giving Days: One Day to Make a Big Impact

September 2020


12:30 p.m. CT 

Diane Carlson

Managing the Ask … Essential Steps When Soliciting Major Donors

October 2020


12:30 p.m. CT 

Stephen Mally

It Starts With a Solid Fundraising Strategic Plan

November 2020


12:30 p.m. CT

Rich Duncan

The House Always Wins! Policies and Procedures That are Understandable, Organized, and Needed for any Organization

December 2020


12:30 p.m. CT

Sue and Ron Rescigno

Retaining COVID Donors Long Term

February 2021


12:30 p.m. CT  Zach Busekrus

SEO 101 for Nonprofit Organizations: How to Increase Your Organic Search Rankings on Google

March 2021


12:30 p.m. CT Anthony Alonso

Debunking Telefundraising Myths and How to Effectively Use Phoning Today!

May 2021


12:30 p.m. CT Alyssa Jefferies

Multichannel Marketing can IGNITE Your Fundraising

June 2021


12:30 p.m. CT Alan Hutson and Bernard Ross

Case 4 Support Playbook: A Flexible Approach to Getting Your Organization’s Story to STICK

September 2021


1:00 p.m. CT Brian Gavin and Stephanie Wollenburg

5 Steps to Shape and Sharpen Your Personal Brand


Webinar Recordings Available

Recordings of 2019-2020 webinars are available FREE for members. They are also available FREE for nonmembers - please just share your information here, and get access. Topics are below. Please contact Jon at [email protected] for details. Webinar recordings are each worth 1.0 CFRE CE points. Recordings of current year webinars are also available - FREE for members, $75 for nonmembers. Topics are:

  • Donor Visits: Should I Take Someone With Me? Scripting Joint Visits With a Non-Development Colleague - Jeri Pat Gabbert
  • The Secret Sauce of Direct Mail - Sue and Ron Rescigno
  • Is Your Team on Fire? How Trust and Loyalty Impact High Performing Teams - Heather Eddy
  • Donor Advised Funds: Beauty is in the Eye of the Donor - Carlos S. Byrne
  • Optimize Your Fundraising: Transform Your Organization One Experiment at a Time - Tim Kachuriak
  • How to Become a CFRE - Ashley Gatewood
  • Discovery — Learn About Your Donors' Assets - Cathy Sheffield
  • The Coronavirus Pandemic Reveals Why Nonprofits Need Comprehensive, Strategic Digital Communications Plans NOW! - Zach Busekrus and Tony Fraga
  • Virtual Meetings With Donors - Teresa Nelson