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We believe that technology should be the least of a fundraiser’s concerns. Learn from our team of fundraising and technology experts. Apply best practices for donor engagement and retention in your Bloomerang database.

Classes are free, and run from 45-60 minutes.

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For resources on how to leverage your Bloomerang database during the coronavirus, click here.

Upcoming Classes

Keeping Your Recurring Donors CFRE Credit

Recurring donors provide ongoing revenue nonprofits are looking for. But one of the biggest struggles can be how to keep recurring donors giving month-over-month and what to do when their credit card expires.

This class provides training on the best practices for recurring donor prevention and reactivation. The class includes ample time for examples and questions.

Wed 4/14 – 2:30 pm eastern

Set Up Your Database for Success CFRE Credit

Thinking about data at a high level can inform and streamline the small details in your database. In this class, we will discuss industry terminology and best practices, why it matters to keep everyone aware of the how’s and why’s of your database, and how to prepare for a worst case scenario BEFORE disaster strikes!

Thu 4/15 – 11:00 am eastern

Bloomerang + Zapier: Automating Recurring Donor Communications with Mailchimp CFRE Credit

Fundraise smarter and more effectively by automating your communications with recurring donors. Learn how you can use the Bloomerang Zapier app with Mailchimp to sync recurring donors to Mailchimp for automated acknowledgements and how automation with Mailchimp can be an integral part of your fundraising efforts.

Tue 4/20 – 2:30 pm eastern

Database Management Essentials CFRE Credit

No matter its size, a well-managed database is an important tool in your fundraising arsenal. Clean, concise, and consistent data can mean constructive donor interactions, streamlined reporting, and meaningful record keeping versus bungled, embarrassing situations. In this class, learn some tools and strategies for managing your donor database.

Wed 4/22 – 11:00 am eastern

Past Sessions

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Mobile
  • New User Orientation
  • Database Management Essentials
  • Adding and Editing Constituents
  • Adding and Editing Timeline Information
  • Creating Thank You Letters in Bloomerang
  • Creating and Sending Emails
  • Reports and Filters
  • Set Up Your Database for Success
  • All About Pledges
  • Become a Bloomerang Task Master
  • Donor Cultivation and Annual Reports
  • Donor Engagement Surveys
  • Get Started with Online Giving
  • Gift Entry Guru
  • The Importance of Retaining First-Time Donors
  • Imports 101
  • Intermediate Acknowledgement Letters
  • Intermediate Reports and Filters Part 1
  • Intermediate Reports and Filters Part 2
  • Optimize Your Online Presence with Bloomerang
  • Solicitation Mailing
  • Bloomerang + DonorSearch Integration
  • Bloomerang for Benevon
  • Retaining First-Time Donors
  • Bloomerang for Capital Campaigns
  • Bloomerang + Fundraise Up: Hello, My Name Is: Digital Donor
  • Bloomerang + Google Sheets through Zapier
  • Bloomerang + Qgiv: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
  • Bloomerang + Zapier: Marketing Automation with Mailchimp
  • Boost Donor Engagement with Automated Reports
  • Clean Up Your Data to Improve Your Fundraising
  • Document a Custom Development Plan
  • Donor Cultivation
  • Donor Recognition for Annual Reports
  • Event Tracking in Bloomerang
  • Events That Raise Money
  • Generate Year-End Tax Receipts
  • Giving Tuesday Tips and Tricks
  • Grant Tracking
  • List Segmentation
  • Membership Tracking
  • Recapture Lapsing Donors
  • Use Bloomerang as a Major Gifts Officer
  • Volunteer Tracking
  • Year-End Giving
  • iOS Mobile 101
  • Build Stronger Donor Relationships with Bloomerang Mobile

Don’t just take our word for it.

I took the “Creating Letters” session awhile ago, but needed a refresher as we haven’t done thank yous through Bloomerang yet. We’re about to start doing thank yous through Bloomerang, so this was an excellent refresher. Thank you!

bloomerang academy classesJanise Gray, Director of Grant Recipient Services, Equestrian Aid Foundation

Dorothy is a well organized instructor who knows her stuff. Concise, well-sequenced class that presented just the right amount of information…no information overload. Thanks so much!

bloomerang academy beginners classesRoy Mueller, Executive Director and Chief Development Officer, Friends of the Children's Museum at La Habra

Definitely need to retake the “Adding and Editing Timeline Information” class as it was filled with so much great information. Dorothy is a great teacher – thank you!

bloomerang academy beginners classesChristine Hockin-Boyd, Executive Director, Meals on Wheels North Central Texas

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