Trainings

Please find below a list of many of the trainings that the Progressive Technology Project has conducted over the years. Each training contains links to materials used in the trainings.

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9:00 AM through 5:00 PM
Location
10 East 34th Street 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Day 1: PowerBase Fundamentals
A foundational track designed for participants that need a stronger foundation in the key features of PowerBase. This track will go at a pace designed to optimize a better understanding of PowerBase. After attending this session, participants will know how to

GIFT Conference in Baltimore, MD
August 2, 2014 2PM - 4PM

These are the handouts and notes from a workshop PTP presented at the GIFT Money For Our Movement Conference 2014. Use them for your work. If you reuse them, please be sure to acknowledge where they came from. If you have any questions contact Jessica at jessica@progressivetech.org or (512)782-8467.

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GIFT Conference in Baltimore, MD
August 2, 2014 10:30AM - 12:30PM

These are the handouts and notes from a workshop PTP presented at the GIFT Money For Our Movement Conference 2014. Use them for your work. If you reuse them, please be sure to acknowledge where they came from. If you have any questions contact Jessica at jessica@progressivetech.org or (512)782-8467.

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Batch imports provides a way to easily enter a stack of checks all at once, ensuring that you don't make any data entry errors with the amounts. You begin by entering the number of checks you have and the total amount of all the checks. Then you are provided with a screen to enter each check individually. When done, Powerbase will do the math to ensure the total of the individual checks equals the total you specified when you created the batch.

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With the economy in shambles, now is an important time to tighten our fundraising strategies and reinforce our networks of support and mutual aid. Raising Money while Capitalism Collapses focuses on building financial support using contribution pages, peer-to-peer giving campaigns, $X in X weeks sprint-style campaigns and integrating these campaigns into our organizing work so we can build holistic campaigns that support our communities.

Prerequisite: Comfortable creating and using groups.

Presented at Stories+Money=Change Conference, September 24, 2021

This presentation developed by Gordon Mayer (Gordon Mayer Communications) and Alice Aguilar (PTP) helps groups explore how infrastructure, technology, organizational culture, skills, and communications are key to fundraising.

Agenda:

  • Intro & Logistics
  • What we mean by infrastructure
  • Infrastructure: Technology/Data & Organizational Culture
  • Relational infrastructure - communicating with your audiences
  • Q&A

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Don't let social distancing stop organizing! From the very basics of creating a meeting activity through the intricacies of organizing a team to do phone outreach and generating reports of attendance, Building Community through Participation will cover everything you need to know about event organizing. The course combines the technical with political analysis, facilitation tips and discussion around building an inclusive and respectful meeting culture both online and in-person.

The 2-day Grassroots Fundraising & Technology Training will help groups understand how to integrate their grassroots fundraising with their on-going organizing and communications activities. We emphasize multi-channel approaches to grassroots fundraising so that online and on-the-ground activities are highly coordinated and inter-connected.

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