Now Seeking Proposals for the 2021 Webinar Series

The ADRP Webinar Series brings ideas and insights directly to your own offices and conference rooms. Presented by practitioners and consultants from a variety of backgrounds, this series offers education on many aspects of donor relations, from staffing and strategy to events and reporting. Free for members, ADRP webinars provide high-value content for every level of donor relations and stewardship professionals. Stay current on industry trends and invite your colleagues to learn alongside you.

Do you have lessons, skills, and/or best practices to share? New ideas on how to steward your donors, quantify your team's impact, or build diversity and inclusion into the donor relations profession?

Thank you to all who sent in proposals. The deadline has now passed.
Notices regarding selection will be sent over the next few weeks.

Submit your proposal by October 22, 2020.

Need some inspiration? Scroll down for our full list of topics.

ADRP is seeking innovative and exciting proposals for our 2021 webinar series! We regularly hear that ADRP's webinar series is among the best benefits of membership. Presenting a webinar is a great way to advance the profession by sharing your insights and experiences with your donor relations colleagues.


2021 Webinar Topics

In its eleventh full year of programming, ADRP is proud to bring monthly webinars to our members throughout 2021. Submit your proposal now to be part of the 2021 series! In particular, we are seeking presentations that include but is not limited to the following topics:

  • Best practices for stewarding major donors, mid-level donors, or planned giving donors
  • Innovative approaches to stewardship reporting
  • Diversity and inclusion in donor relations
  • Diversifying your donor base
  • Leadership in the profession
  • Introduction to donor relations
  • Bridging the gap between generations of donors
  • How data drives and impacts stewardship
  • Principal donor stewardship
  • Donor-centric communication plans
  • Donor relations metrics and tools
  • Donor relations strategic planning
  • Individualized donor plans
  • Campaigns (prep, mid-campaign, and/or close-out)
  • Mastering donor recognition through giving societies
  • Online donor portals and/or electronic stewardship reports
  • Naming and recognition valuation guidelines
  • Alternatives to the annual report
  • Gift acceptance policies
  • Strategies for acknowledgements
  • Team building in remote work environments
  • Using technology to maximize your ROI

Sharpen your presentation skills and put your program on the map by submitting a proposal today! We want to hear voices across all experience levels, shop sizes, and sectors, so please consider making your best practices known. Don't hesitate to share any idea you may have; we welcome both new and seasoned presenters!

Seeking inspiration? Check out the 202020192018, and 2017 webinar line-ups for topic ideas. Questions about submitting a proposal or about ADRP webinars may be directed to the ADRP Office.