Actionable Free Fundraising Tips & Resources From Chad Barger

Are you in search of fundraising tips to take your cause to the next level?  I’m your trusted guide to the fundraising tips and tactics that are working today. So, pick your favorite content flavor and let’s get to know each other.  Happy fundraising!


Join me, fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, for a FREE webinar every month, where I will provide actionable fundraising tips to improve your nonprofit’s fundraising campaigns. These fundraising webinars cover topics running from appeal letters, to donor cultivation and stewardship to board fundraising engagement and so much more. And best of all, they’re FREE!  Check out the list of upcoming webinars and sign up today! [webinars are preapproved by CFRE International for education credit]

Free Resource Library

Need some fundraising templates or samples? Check out all of my free fundraising resources in one location. I have gathered resources from appeal writing to donor stewardship and so much more. Grab whatever you need! 

Free Weekly Tips Emails

Every week I send out free fundraising tips, resources and webinar announcements to help you build better strategies for your nonprofit.  Sign up today!

All Access Pass

Would like access to ALL of my recorded webinars, editable versions of all my templates, as well as an optimized toolkit for nearly every area of fundraising? Then you want to become a @fundraiserchad All Access Pass holder. You also get direct access to me for your fundraising questions. And it’s just $10 per month!

So who is fundraiserchad anyway?

Chad Barger [BAR-jur] helps nonprofit professionals fundraise more efficiently and effectively.  He is a top-rated speaker, master trainer and coach.  Chad owns the firm Productive Fundraising which specializes in teaching the latest research-based fundraising tactics and making them approachable for small to mid-sized nonprofit organizations.

Chad earned his ACFRE (Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive) credential in 2024 and is proud to be only the 117th person in the world to hold that (VERY) hard to achieve credential.  He earned his Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential in 2007.  Chad is also an Advanced Certified Nonprofit Professional (ACNP), and therefore also a CNP (Certified Nonprofit Professional).

To many nonprofit professionals he is better as “fundraiserchad,” social media personality and host of the popular Productive Fundraising free monthly webinar series.  On his website,, Chad curates top notch fundraising templates and samples designed to fast track the implementation of fundraising best practices.  He’s also a bit of a personal productivity nerd and loves to share tips to help busy professionals work more efficiently and effectively.

Chad has spent his entire career as a fundraiser. He has worked in large shops and small in a variety of sectors (including higher education, social services and the arts). The campaigns that he has worked on have raised in excess of $155 million dollars for the charities that he’s had the honor of serving.
(learn more about Chad)