Webinars & Training Videos

Webinars and training videos are a great way to learn more about Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills campaign strategies, and put your organization on the path to success! Join us for a live webinar with your Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills 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!


Featured Trainings

Give Local Basics

Tuesday, February 6 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. via Zoom

Presented by Connecticut Community Foundation staff and our GiveGab project managers, this training will provide details on how to get registered for Give Local and how to complete your giving day profile. 

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Data Storytelling: An Art and a Science

Thursday, February 29 | 9:00-10:30 a.m. on Zoom

Lynne Wester of the Donor Relations Group is back by popular demand! Join Lynne for this interactive session as she explores effective writing and communication techniques that artfully blend storytelling and data that will resonate your readers and move them to action.

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Give Local Drop In Sessions

Wednesday’s from 2-3 PM February 14, 28, March 13, 27, April 10

Get your Give Local questions answered! Need help getting registered or sprucing up your profile? Wondering how your organization can make the most of features such as prizes, matches or Peer to Peer Fundraising? Connecticut Community Foundation’s Give Local team will be available to walk you through platform features and answer your specific questions. Please register for one or more sessions.

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Pre-Recorded Videos

Maximize Your Impact with Matches and Challenges


Wondering what all the buzz is about regarding matches and challenges? View this brief video to get a better understanding of what they are, how they can enhance your campaign, and it set it all up!

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Donor Data and Payout

This brief training video will give you the final pieces for a successful campaign! We will walk you through how you can find your donor data and how you can use it to make your donors feel like heros. We'll also update you on our timeline for getting your Give Local earnings into your hands.

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Guide to Give Local Eligibility

Not sure if your organization is eligible to participate in the campaign? This five minute video walks through the registration criteria and includes details about the State of Connecticut's Charitable Licensing!

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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 Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills.

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 Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills 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 Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills.

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 Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills, 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.

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Looking for more information to help you build your virtual engagement strategy? Check out the resources below!