AWS Nonprofit LevelUp Webinar: Fundraising in the Cloud

A virtual event | On-demand

Welcome to Level Up Webinar: Fundraising in the Cloud

About this event

The AWS Nonprofit LevelUp webinar series empowers nonprofits to leverage technology for mission impact. Join this webinar to take your organization’s fundraising development efforts to the next level in the cloud. Amazon Web Services (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.


Who should attend

Nonprofit professionals looking for practical guidance and insights to level up their cloud journey would benefit from attending this webinar. Both technical and programmatic-focused nonprofit employees who are interested in learning about AWS services and solutions are encouraged to attend.


Hosted by Jamin Gluck, Global Nonprofits Program Manager, AWS
Description 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, about the benefits of The Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP), and understand how out-of-the-box capabilities can enhance and optimize your fundraising approach.
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.
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.
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.
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.


Ben Rust

Platform Architect Lead,

Adrienne Stein

Senior Director, Development Systems, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Rebecca Sheppard

Senior Technical Product Manager, AmazonSmile

Elizabeth Leggett

Senior Marketing Manager, AmazonSmile

Mike George

Solutions Architect, AWS

Christopher Sampson

Head, Digital User Engagement, AWS

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