Webinars & Training Videos

Webinars and training videos are a great way to learn more about Hudson Valley Gives campaign strategies, and put your organization on the path to success! Join us for a live webinar with your Hudson 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!

Live Webinars

Getting ready for HV Gives

Thursday, February 29: 2-3 PM

Learn everything you need to know about HV Gives! This training includes an overview of event details, new technologies, nonprofit toolkits and step-by-step instructions on how to register your nonprofit, church or school for the big event.

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Final Steps to Success for HV Gives

Wednesday, April 24: 1-2 PM

With only a few weeks until HV Gives, there’s still plenty of time to make sure your HV 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 HV Gives. The HV Gives team will also be available to answer any and all of your last-minute questions.

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In Person Training Options

In person training is vital to a successful HVG day and this year we are offering THREE options for you to choose from.   Each session will include information from GiveGab with regards to matches, Peer to Peer fundraising and other tips to help you along the way.  We will also have representatives from organizations there to share ideas that have helped them make their day a huge success in the past.  And of course, T-shirts for everyone in attendance!  

OPTION 1:  Thursday, April 4:  9am -11am

CFOS Building

30 Scotts Corners Drive, Montgomery NY 12549

OPTION 2:  Tuesday, April 9th:  2pm - 4pm

The Good Work Institute

65 St. James Street, Kingston NY  12401

OPTION 3:  Thursday, April 11th:  9am-11am

Mid Hudson Discovery Museum

75 N. Water Street, Poughkeepsie NY 12601

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Giving Day Training Videos

Learn how to complete all of the components of your profile to create an engaging experience for your supporters.

Looking for more information to help you craft your perfect profile? Check out the resources below!

Watch this video to learn how to meet your donors where they are, and help them become vested in your mission through successful storytelling.

Looking for more information to help you tell your giving day story? Check out the resources below!

Communicating goals internally and externally can have a direct impact on your results. Check out this video to learn about how to set yourself up for success by planning out your unique goals for Hudson Valley Gives.

Looking for more information to help you set and communicate your goals for the big day? Check out the resources below!

Having your board, 'on board' for Hudson Valley Gives can strengthen your network of both support and outreach. Here are some ways to effectively engage board members in the day at varying capacities!

Learn all about this effective online fundraising strategy, and view some quick how-to videos to get started with GiveGab’s P2P Fundraising tool.

Looking for more information on getting started with P2P Fundraising? Check out the trainings below!

Leverage social media to increase your online presence and audience engagement during Hudson Valley Gives.

Looking for more information to help you spread the word on social media? Check out the resources below!

Dollars can go a lot further when leveraged as Matches and Challenges. Learn what these gifts are, how they function in GiveGab, and gain some unique strategies to successfully gamify your day with these larger donations!

Looking for more information on creating and leveraging match and challenge opportunities? Check out the resources below!

Learn what information is available to you after Hudson Valley Gives, and how you can use it to build on existing and newly-created relationships with your organization.

Looking for more information on donor stewardship after the big day? Check out the resources below!

Learn about best practices and the most important elements to consider when creating a plan to engage your donors and supporters virtually.