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 10, 2019– Big Picture: The Power of the Network to Create More Engaged Donors
October 8, 2019 – Communications: Telling Your Story in Traditional and Social Media
November 12, 2019 – What do we mean by Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and how does it play a role in grantmaking?
January 14, 2020 – Membership: Growing Your Membership: advice for both small and large collective giving groups
No webinar in February – Conference in Seattle
March 10, 2020 – Governance: Alternative Sources for Funding: Sponsorships, Endowments, Legacies.
April 14, 2020 – Grants and Advocacy
May 12, 2020 – Board Governance: Developing your Leadership Pipeline
Special thanks to our wonderful Webinar Committee: Karen Holly, Terry Mumford,
Chris Swistro and Co-chairs Dale Clifford and Sue Priester