Nonprofit Video Storytelling: How to Get Started Creating and Using Smartphone Video to Engage Supporters

  • Duration
    90 Minutes
  • Author
    Nikki Bell
  • Course Level
  • Year Created
  • CFRE Approved
    1.50 Points



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Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT
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Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT
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Top Rated

If You Register and Cannot Attend, You Will Get the Webinar Recording, Slides, and Bonus Materials

A Whopping 90% of the People Who Attended This Nonprofit Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!

Award-winning fundraiser and Social CEOs winner, Nikki Bell, will share her proven methods for nonprofit video storytelling, capturing and sharing self-shot, smartphone video in fundraising relationships to raise more money.

By 2021 over 82% of online shareable content will be video, is your organization ready? Thanks to today’s technology it doesn’t cost a lot to keep up with evolving trends, and with the right tools, everyone from your fundraiser to your CEO can become a communication pro, sharing great videos that tell your nonprofit's story well, and we'll show you how!

In this nonprofit webinar, Nikki will share replicable, low-cost & low effort ways that you can become a nonprofit video storytelling pro. With existing video examples and a live edit on the day, you’ll see video in action and be inspired to make your own!

During This Nonprofit Webinar You Will Learn: 

  • How to get started with making your own fundraising videos for great nonprofit storytelling
  • How to use self-shot nonprofit video storytelling within your fundraising for big impact
  • How to record great video with low budget & low effort
  • How to edit self-shot smartphone video and get a professional look for minimal bucks
  • How to make your smartphone video accessible to a wider audience
  • How to keep the momentum going and get your team onboard
  • How to safely capture, store and distribute your self-shot videos online

You’ll Get These BONUS Materials:

  1. Hardware recommendations; the essentials for smartphone video recording
  2. Adaptable image release form
  3. A short guide to using smartphone video to strengthen fundraising relationships
  4. Links to charity fundraising smartphone video examples from worldwide charities
  5. Recorded tutorial of how to edit self-shot film
  6. The webinar slides
  7. The Webinar recording

What Attendees Said about This Nonprofit Webinar:

“I left the webinar feeling inspired to create more videos for our program.  My biggest takeaway was that it has to blend in with other videos on social media, so it actually shouldn't necessarily be over-produced by a professional.”

Brian Wolff, Kids in a New Groove

“I have been afraid to try a phone video, but now I feel like I have enough information to give it a go!

Theresa Bowles

“Videos are so impactful to Non-profits.  This webinar taught me how to use video with the equipment I already have and how to further my impact with my brand and community!”

Elizabeth Myscofski, Rapid City Catholic School System

“Nikki was super engaging and spent just enough time on each topic to keep me interested and to give the most value. I learned so much!"

Caitlyn Malik, The Shadow Project

“I absolutely loved this presentation and learned so much in such a short amount of time. Nikki, the presenter was excellent and I loved how she shared samples and demonstrated an editing screen during the presentation.”

Pamela Graves, Chicago Community Loan Fund

“This webinar helped me think more strategically about how to take and use video. I feel empowered to better and more effectively tell the story of my organization!”

Raq Massey

“This presentation made the practice of creating videos much more manageable. Using a smartphone is an affordable and simple way for small nonprofits to get the message out.”

Danielle Guyet, Hope Autism Foundation

“Nikki was very knowledgable, engaging and helpful. She shared some great examples with us and I learned a lot. Our team will be video storytelling next week! I joined from the US and highly recommend this webinar!” 

Arika Alana

“Having no prior knowledge of video recording and sharing, I now feel confident in the tools and advice Nikki shared with me today. She's provided me with numerous ways to engage, create and share videos with the public.”

Alexandra Ambrico, International Biomedical Research Alliance 

"Thank you for the webinar! The tips, tools, and techniques you shared are especially helpful. I gained knowledge and insights that I can put to work right away. Thanks again!"

Shelley Nelson

"The webinar was great and the presenter was engaging. I appreciate that there are supplemental materials."

Richard Caro

"Well organized content, simply presented."

Lee Dickson, Godly Play Foundation

"Thanks for supporting and advancing communicating how to help people."

George Ordway, Valley Communities for Christ

About Your Topic Expert

Nikki Bell MinstF (Cert) is an award-winning relationship fundraiser, #SocialCEO Rising Star winner, and international speaker. Nikki has used and taught self-shot video techniques to hundreds of fundraisers and charity teams across the UK and Europe; resulting in multiple five-figure partnerships, supporter recruitment, and increased engagement.

With a certificate in fundraising and over eight years’ experience in the charity sector, Nikki has worked with community, individual giving, telephone, F2F and corporate fundraising teams for charities large and small; responsible for growing and leading fundraisers, developing strategies and raising money through innovation and strong relationships. Having recently worked with the British Heart Foundation, leading fundraising for the North East of England and managing the charity's 2018 brand refresh, Nikki now works as a consultant and trainer with KEDA Consulting.

With a passion for supporting and celebrating brilliant fundraising, Nikki sits on the Institute of Fundraising’s National Fundraising Convention board, as well as organizing the North East of England Fundraising Conference.

If You Register and Cannot Attend, You Will Get the Webinar Recording, Slides, and Bonus Materials

Upcoming Live Webinars 2

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