LEVEL UP Digital Fundraising Program

Made possible by Schlessman Family Foundation 

Fuel Your Future

Looking to take your digital fundraising to new levels?  This program is for you.

  • Build your skills with a cohort of your peers.
  • Invest in you and your organization.
  • Find new donors - and keep them!
  • Raise more support for your nonprofit on ColoradoGives.org.

This one-year exclusive capacity building opportunity has three key components to support your digital fundraising growth: strategy, technology, and skilled volunteers to help you execute projects.

It's free and made possible by Schlessman Family Foundation.  Application deadline:  Friday, April 19 | 5 PM MT

Application is currently closed

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Digital Fundraising &
Copywriting Courses

Fundraising experts at NextAfter Institute™ host monthly one-hour webinars aimed at enhancing your nonprofit’s digital fundraising strategy. You'll gain actionable insights you can implement immediately. Engage with instructors and fellow participants through a dedicated Slack channel. Plus, enjoy a complimentary 24-month membership to access the NextAfter Training Institute™.

First-Year ParticipantsBecome a Certified Copywriter and elevate your fundraising campaigns when you complete a 4-week course in September run by experts in Donor Psychology (Phil Psych®) at the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy™. 

Returning Graduates: Copywriting 2.0 is a capacity building workshop to help internalize the philanthropic psychology concepts across your entire organization. This training is held over three half-day virtual training sessions in September.

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Embeddable Donation Form

You have the FREE essential tools on ColoradoGives.org. Now, you can add your ColoradoGives.org donation form directly to your organization's own website and take advantage of our low processing fees. Watch this video to learn more. 

  • Securely accept credit card, PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay and bank account donations.
  • Customize your donation form with suggested giving amounts and descriptions that represent your fundraising priorities.
  • Reduce the burden of maintaining several donation buttons and accounts.
  • Take advantage of low processing fees. Your nonprofit will never pay more than 2.05% per transaction.
  • Donation receipts are automatically delivered to every donor immediately after their donation is completed.
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As you learn new digital fundraising strategies, lean on your Catchafire subscription to connect with skilled volunteers to help you execute your fundraising projects.

  • 150+ project and consultation templates are available to support you in areas like marketing, IT, finance and fundraising.
  • This subscription is available to everyone in your organization.


Real Stories.
Real Results.

Discover what last year's participants had to say.

Feedback on the Copywriting Course

"Wow, I’m truly grateful for your time, attention, and such a meaningful class! My biggest takeaway is our ability to help donors see their best selves, and that they are already amazing. It is POWERFUL! The feedback and the content were incredible. The instructors incorporated Phil Psych® in their feedback, making us feel GREAT." - Sarah A.

FAQs About Level Up Program

Have questions about the program?
Contact Jordan Brown at jbrown@coloradogivesfoundation.org

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