The Billings Non-profit Network is a “brown bag” lunch program that provides local non-profit professionals with an variety of educational and collaborative opportunities. Each monthly program focuses on a relevant non-profit topic and is facilitated by an expert in that field.
Hosted by the Billings Community Foundation, each program is free of charge and open to the public.


Please RSVP using the link in each program description!


Come back soon for new training information!


4.5.2021 Creative Virtual Engagement
Creative Virtual Engagement

Though today’s circumstances make it difficult to be together in person, an effective alternative is engaging virtually. Events, even if they are virtual, are still a great way to energize your supporters around the giving day. Join us as we share best practices and discuss the most important elements to consider when creating a plan to engage your donors and supporters virtually.

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3.29.21 Digital Advertising
Effective Digital Advertising on a Small Budget
Hope to make the most out of your marketing budget. What tactics generate results for specific industries. Best practices for small advertisers. Q & A. Description:Think like a customer and map the customer journey. Set goals and measurements for success. Align with the right solutions with understanding of digital products and test creative/messaging. Review monthly analytics for campaign improvement and plan ahead.
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3.15.21 Tools for Success
Tools to Make the Most of Your Giving Day

During this presentation, the GiveGab team will highlight some key platform features that you can take advantage of do make the most of your giving day campaign. We’ll cover topics like P2P Fundraising, Matches and Challenges, Embeddable Donation Widget, Support Areas, and other engagement opportunities.

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Getting Your Board “On Board”
Getting your board on board for Giving Day can be a pivotal step in your overall giving day success. In this training course, we’ll cover strategies, tools and best practices for engaging with your board before, during, and after Giving Day.
Giving Day Goal Setting Strategies
Before you dive into your Giving Day campaign, take the time to assess your goals! In this training course we’ll share the importance of setting clear goals as well as best practices and strategies for how you can make the most out of Giving Day.
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How to Write Better Grants that Get Funded
The Billings Community Foundation annual grant cycle will open on June 1st, 2019.
Please join us at the Billings Public Library on Tuesday, May 14th for the Billings Non-profit Network brown bag lunch & learn
presentation on Grant Writing Best Practices by Master Fundraiser and Grant Writing Professional, Julie Rodda!
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Yellowstone Valley Gives Final Steps to Success
With only a few weeks until Yellowstone Valley Gives 2019, there’s still plenty of time to make sure your Yellowstone Valley Gives 2019 campaign is ready to go. In this training, we’ll go over last minute tips and best practices to engage with your supporters and be successful on Yellowstone Valley Gives 2019.