OSV Institute Webinar: Pivoting to an Online Fundraiser: Strategy and Execution

07 Jul 2020

Monday, July 20, 1:00 pm EST

OSV Institute knows this is a time of struggle for many non-profits as your in-person fundraiser pivots to an online event. What strategies and tips will help organizations build and execute this pivot?


Hosted by Matt Smith PhD, Director of Strategic Alliances, and featuring David Bereit, CEO of Webcast Success, OSV Institute presents this webinar, bringing together three experts who have made the move to online fundraisers, to provide strategies and answer your questions on how to quickly, easily, and inexpensively convert your in-person fundraising event into a successful online fundraising event.


Speakers Include:



Matt Smith

OSV Institute, Director of Strategic Alliances

As Director of Strategic Alliances, Matt manages existing relationships while generating new opportunities on a national basis with Catholic institutions, service providers, start-up businesses, and Catholic ministries.


David Bereit

CEO, Webcast Success

David Bereit founded and led 40 Days for Life through its first decade, building it into the largest coordinated grassroots pro-life mobilization in the world. Today, David servers as a strategic advisor to high-impact nonprofits, mentor to ministry leaders, $70 million fundraiser, and CEO of Webcast Success, a tech startup that helps ministries conduct online fundraising events. David has conducted more than 350 online events for nonprofits, attracting audiences as large as 36,000 people, and frequently raising $150,000—$350,000+ per fundraising webcast.


Kathleen Wilson

Executive Director, Mary's Shelter

Kathleen Wilson is the founder and Executive Director of Mary's Shelter, located in Fredericksburg, VA, Mary’s Shelter is a Christ-centered program which provides long term housing, guidance and prayerful support to women (and any additional children she may have) facing crisis during a pregnancy. We offer three years so women have time to complete educational and employment goals, making independent living for their families a viable reality.


Jana Pinson

Executive Director, Pregnancy Center of the Coastal Bend in Corpus Christi, TX

Jana Pinson has been Executive Director of the Pregnancy Center of the Coastal Bend in Corpus Christi, TX for 5 years. The Pregnancy Center has gone from one 1600 square foot building to 4 centers, a mobile unit and a resale shop where their moms bring their babies to work. Loving families and encouraging life is the best ministry ever.