Welcome to AWS Nonprofit Fundraising in the Cloud

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The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Nonprofit LevelUp webinar series empowers nonprofits to leverage technology for mission impact. Watch this webinar to take your organization’s fundraising development efforts to the next level in the cloud. AWS subject matter experts, technical partners, and your nonprofit peers will discuss cloud solutions and share best practices to help your organization—big or small—optimize donor engagement and exceed your fundraising goals.

AWS for Nonprofits and NGOs

Tens of thousands of nonprofits and non-governmental organizations worldwide use AWS to increase their impact and advance mission goals.


The AWS Public Sector Summit Online keynote address will be delivered by Max Peterson, vice president of international sales of worldwide public sector at AWS, and feature global customer stories.

In his role, Peterson supports public sector organizations as they leverage the cloud to drive innovation among government, educational institutions, and nonprofits around the world.

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2 Deep Learning on AWS Guidebook, Nucleus Research, October 2019

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Salesforce.org: Maximize donor information to exceed your goals

Develop a data-first strategy to manage and make use of your donor information. Hear from Ben Rust, Platform Architect Lead at Salesforce.org, about the benefits of the Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP). Learn how out-of-the-box capabilities can enhance and optimize your fundraising approach. 

Speaker: Ben Rust, Platform Architect Lead, Salesforce.org

Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Planned Parenthood: Activate data for fundraising results

Learn how Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) leverages the cloud to connect siloed data to increase donor engagement, fundraising, and advocacy outcomes. Gain best practices from PPFA’s journey and craft a vision for how to enhance your organization's fundraising strategies with technology.

Speaker: Adrienne Stein, Senior Director, Development Systems, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

AWS Architect for Success
Mission Impact: Build a website for fundraising success

This holiday season, learn how to leverage AWS to build and optimize your website to provide seamless donor experiences. Join us as Mike George, solutions architect at AWS, walks through ways to deploy web applications for fundraising success. Take away best technical practices on AWS storage and database services to streamline fundraising operations.

Speaker: Mike George, Solutions Architect, AWS

Amazon Pinpoint

Amazon Pinpoint: Reach your target audience with data-driven marketing

Getting the right message to the right people is easier said than done sometimes. Learn how with Amazon Pinpoint you can connect with the right donor using a flexible and scalable marketing communications service. In this presentation led by Christopher Sampson, head of digital user engagement at AWS, learn how to segment campaign audience for the right customer and personalize your messages with relevant content. Additionally, he will demonstrate how to measure the success of communications, and grow them to scale globally to billions of messages per day.

Speaker: Christopher Sampson, Head, Digital User Engagement, AWS


AmazonSmile: Leverage AmazonSmile to drive cash and product donations

Learn tips and tricks for how to apply AmazonSmile benefits directly from Amazonians. AmazonSmile is a simple way for donors to support your mission every time they shop, at no cost to you. Now, donors can give products directly to your nonprofit and use AmazonSmile to support your organization in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones.

Rebecca Sheppard, Senior Technical Product Manager, AmazonSmile

Elizabeth Leggett, Senior Marketing Manager, AmazonSmile