Looking for professional development that’s grounded in practice and you can use immediately? Join a KDD Philanthropy webinar!

KDD Philanthropy webinars reflect our team’s commitment to advancement professionals with the theory, practical strategies, and support you need to refresh your skills, rebuild your toolkit, and renew your energy. Every KDD Philanthropy webinar includes a take-away exercise for participants that reinforces key learnings and facilitates ongoing team dialogue, helping you and your team excel.

Webinars are priced at $149 USD per institution. You may register as many members of your team as you like for one cost (instructions for how to invite team members will be included automatically at the bottom of your AnyMeeting webinar confirmation email).

Webinars are 60 minutes at 10am PST/11am MST/12noon CST/1pm EST. Participate live or purchase the recordings/webinar materials. Click on the series title to register.


Qualification Essentials (Fan Favorites)

  • Session 1: Skills to Build Confidence — January 17, 2024
  • Session 2: Probing Questions for Qualification — March 20, 2024 (NOTE: DATE CHANGE)
  • Session 3: Qualification vs. Disqualification — April 10, 2024 (NOTE: DATE CHANGE)

Creating Success with an Academic Leader (Timely Topics)

  • Session 1: Crafting a Plan to Lay the Groundwork for Success — February 28, 2024
  • Session 2: Onboarding of the New Leader — March 27, 2024
  • Session 3: Staffing Your Leader for Success — April 24, 2024

Use of Probing Questions to Move Donor Conversations (Fan Favorites)
April 17, 2024

Powerful Performance Reviews and Stay Interviews (Timely Topics)
May 22, 2024

Overcoming Objections (Fan Favorites)

  • Session 1: Overcoming Objections in Discovery/Qualification — May 15, 2024
  • Session 2: Overcoming Objections Prior to/During the Ask — June 19, 2024

Leadership and Management Series (Timely Topics)

  • Session 1: Managing Fundraisers for Greater Success — June 26, 2024
  • Session 2: What Gift Officers Want Today — July 24, 2024
  • Session 3: It’s Not Leadership or Management. It’s Leadership AND Management — August 28, 2024

Strategic Portfolio Management (Fan Favorites)

  • Session 1: How to Approach Your Portfolio — July 17, 2024
  • Session 2: Supporting the Institutional Portfolio — August 21, 2024

Building Fundraising Champions (Fan Favorites)
September 18, 2024

Setting New Hires Up For Success — The Managers Role (Timely Topics)
September 25, 2024

How Courage Can Support Your Career in Advancement (Fan Favorites)
October 16, 2024

Metrics for Performance (Timely Topics)
October 23, 2024

Closing a Gift in Five Meetings: The Five-Meeting Model™(Fan Favorites)
November 13, 2024

Utilizing a Gratitude Continuum to Strengthen Donor Relationships (Timely Topics)
November 20, 2024

Overcoming Donor “Ghosting” (Fan Favorites)
December 4, 2024

Focusing on What Matters (Timely Topics)
December 11, 2024



Looking for CFRE credit? Full participation in any KDD Philanthropy webinar is applicable for 1.0 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.


All of KDD Philanthropy’s webinar recordings are available for purchase. Whether you’re an individual looking to build your energy and your skills, or you’re a leader who wants to support your entire team’s success, a recorded webinar is for you!

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