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A nonprofit conference to advance skills in fundraising, marketing, board development, diversity and equity, leadership, management and more.

Denver, Colorado

January 25, 2024 |  9:00 am - 4:15 pm

View our Program Booklet here

Our Nonprofit Labs are a deep-dive day filled with networking and learning the best practices to bring back to your nonprofit.  The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in fundraising, communications, board development and management. Hear what past participants have to say about our training. Our attendees are Executive Directors, Development Directors, Marketing Managers, Program Directors and Board Members. 75% of our attendees have 10–12 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. 


  • Welcome and Coffee

  • Morning Workshops 

  • Networking Lunch

  • Consulting Cafe

  • Afternoon Workshops

  • Networking Opportunities 


Participants can choose 1 workshop per timeline. Workshop choices can be chosen on the day of the Nonprofit Lab. Please choose a workshop that best fits your needs.

Check-In and Coffee | 9:00 am - 9:15 am
Welcome | 9:15 am - 9:25 am

Morning Workshops | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Accountability Based in Learning, Not Shame: Strengthening Nonprofit Leaders for Success | Josie Santiago | Akili Well | Room 200B

  • Optimize Your Organization's Data Journey: Using Data to Show Impact | Paul Collier | Coeffect | Room 100C

  • Strategies for Grassroots Fundraising | Crystal Middlestadt | Chinook Fund | Room 100A

  • From Insights to Action: How Human-Centered Design Can Elevate Your Organization's Culture| Rena Dulberg & Sonia Dobinsky | BOOSH | Room 104

Morning Workshops | 11:10 am - 12:25 pm
  • Balancing Act: Harness Your Leadership Superpowers to Thrive in Service to Others (and Yourself) | Rochelle Finzel | Finzel Consulting | Room 100C

  • Navigating Philanthropy Post-2020: Fundraising for Equity | Nia Wassink & Maegan Vallejo | Prismatic Consulting | Room 104

  • Creating Synergy: Board and Executive Leadership | Richard Eveleigh & Amanda Kearney-Smith | The Nonprofit Strategy Group | Room 200B

  • Building Collaborations for Nonprofits: Maximize Impact & Resources | Jennifer Landers | Colorado Young Leaders | Room 100A

Lunch | 12:25 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch is an opportunity to connect with attendees at the conference. If interested, sign up for a Consulting Cafe to get some time to ask questions from our nonprofit experts at the Nonprofit Lab. 

Consulting Cafe | 12:35 pm - 12:50 pm and 12:50 pm - 1:05 pm | Room 100B

Keynote Speaker: Lisa Raville, Harm Reduction Action Center | 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm | Room 100A