Expand your reach. Engage your board.

PRESENTER Lori L. Jacobwith, Ignited Fundraising Wednesday, February 10, 2021 SLIDE DECK Does your board help with your fundraising? Should they? Maybe. Maybe not. While your board is among your most powerful assets some board members don’t want to be involved in fundraising or they view it as someone else’s job. The result [...]

By |2021-02-11T09:49:29-06:00February 10th, 2021|

Upcoming Grant Opportunities from the South Dakota Arts Council

Originally Recorded Friday, November 20th, 2020. SLIDE DECK | REFERENCE MATERIALS Join staff from the South Dakota Arts Council as they discuss their upcoming granting opportunities for both Individuals and Organizations. The staff will walk attendees through the grant categories and deadlines, and help answer questions about their programs.

By |2020-12-01T16:45:45-06:00November 20th, 2020|

Virtual Fundraising Events: Case Studies, Tips & Tricks

PRESENTERS Julie Amsberry – Yankton Area Arts Elijah Bonde – Avera Foundation Janet Harvey – Helpline Center Thursday, August 13th Thinking about hosting your annual fundraiser, gala, or other special event virtually? Even before the current pandemic, many arts organizations and non-profits were starting to experiment with virtual online fundraising events, and now, as we still [...]

By |2020-12-01T16:46:13-06:00August 13th, 2020|

“Just Keep Going” Adapting to New Challenges: Case Studies from the Field

PRESENTERS Linda Anderson, Black Hills Playhouse Nancy Halverson, Levitt at the Falls Jennifer Teisinger, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Thursday, June 4th BHP SLIDE DECK SDSO SLIDE DECK The current pandemic has affected all of us immensely. Artists and Arts Organizations in particular have been hit hard, and are having to navigate a new and [...]

By |2020-12-01T16:46:57-06:00June 4th, 2020|

Applying for CARES funds from the South Dakota Arts Council

PRESENTERS South Dakota Arts Council Staff Members Thursday, May 28th SLIDE DECK Arts South Dakota welcomes the South Dakota Arts Council for a session detailing the CARES Act grants from the state arts agency. Staff will join to discuss the opportunities and process, and help answer some of your questions related to the funding. If [...]

By |2020-12-01T16:47:23-06:00May 28th, 2020|

In Times of Uncertainty & Fear: How To Fundraise

Lori L. Jacobwith Thursday, May 14th SLIDE DECK Has there ever been a more uncertain atmosphere for fundraising? We’re being barraged nearly every hour with ways COVID-19 virus is affecting our daily lives. And, we’re still doing laundry, making meals, and washing dishes. As nonprofit professionals we’re continuing to serve clients, steward donors [...]

By |2020-12-01T16:48:05-06:00May 14th, 2020|

The Monsters I’ve Killed: Crisis Communications 101

Heather Hitterdal Thursday, May 7th Message Map | .doc  Message Map | .pdf Each one of us is in a crisis today. It might be a positive COVID-19 test in your office building or family. It might be the closure of your business or the reality of laying off employees. It might be [...]

By |2020-12-01T16:48:33-06:00May 7th, 2020|

Online Fundraising 101

Thursday, April 16th RESOURCE GUIDE Online fundraising is becoming more and more important for non-profit organizations, with a particular urgency to develop these tools and tactics quickly given the current health crisis. Join Arts South Dakota Community Development Director Andrew Reinartz and Program & Communications Director Shari Kosel for an introductory session on online fundraising, covering topics such as [...]

By |2020-12-01T16:49:03-06:00April 16th, 2020|

Fundraising and Administration During Crisis Management

Brian J. Bonde Thursday, April 2nd South Dakota non-profit consultant Brian J. Bonde presents an online webinar on continuing to fundraise and administer your development process during the current health crisis. Open to arts non-profit organizations of any size, with tips and tactics ranging from how to work from home, assessing your organizational needs, [...]

By |2020-12-01T16:49:29-06:00April 2nd, 2020|

Selling your work and services online: Artists, Performers and Educators

Monday, March 30th RESOURCE GUIDE Join a panel of South Dakota artists as they discuss their knowledge and experiences selling their art, music, performances, and educational services online. Each presenter will have some time to discuss what has worked best for them, discuss services and tactics to consider, and the group will assemble a joint resource guide to [...]

By |2020-12-01T16:49:56-06:00March 30th, 2020|