Catalist holds interactive, educational webinars modeling peer-to-peer learning on topics that are relevant and inspirational to our affiliates and their members. Topics include innovations in grantmaking, creating and maintaining a vibrant membership, strategic planning and much more. A committee comprised of affiliate members from around the country and a Catalist Board member plans and organizes these programs, which feature leaders from our affiliates and occasionally outside experts.
Webinars are offered on the second Tuesday of every month September thru May (except December and conference months) from 9-10 a.m. PST / noon-1 p.m. EST via webinar. Webinars are recorded for later access by members. Registration is required to view both live and past webinars.
Note: Webinars are one hour long and occur on the second Tuesday of the month at
9am Pacific, 10am Mountain, 11am Central, 12pm Eastern time.
September 11, 2018 – Legal "Nuts and Bolts" to Keep Your Board in Compliance
No webinar in October - Conference in Philadelphia!
November 13, 2018 – Onboarding and Engaging New Members
January 8, 2019 – Grantmaking: Examining the Organization as well as the Program
February 12, 2019 – What are They Thinking? Maximizing the Benefits of Member Surveys
March 12, 2019 – The Business End: Proven Ideas for Administrative Tasks
April 9, 2019 – Capacity-Building Discussion: Investing in the Effectiveness and Future Sustainability of Nonprofits
May 14, 2019 – This is Us: A Study on the Transformative Power of the Collective Giving Movement
Special thanks to our wonderful Webinar Committee: Susan Benford, Terry Mumford,
Chris Swistro and Co-chairs Dale Clifford and Sue Priester